Fatwa: # 23371
Category: Misc. Fiqh
Country: Malaysia
Date: 29th November 2012


Is it permissible for a person in janabah (ritual impurity) to cut nails or remove unwanted hair?


Is it permissible for a person in janābah (ritual impurity) to cut nails or removing unwanted hair?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.


It is permissible; albeit disliked (makruhtanzihi); for a person in the state of janabah(ritual impurity) to cut nails or remove unwanted hair.[i]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai


[i]حَلْقُ الشَّعْرِ حَالَةَ الْجَنَابَةِ مَكْرُوهٌ وَكَذَا قَصُّ الْأَظَافِيرِ كَذَا في الْغَرَائِبِ

(فتاوى هندية، ج٥، ص٣٨٥، مكتبة رشيدية)


فتاوى حقانية، ج٢، ص٥٢٥

فتاوى محمودية، ج٥، ص١١٥، ادارة الفاروق

احسن الفتاوى، ج٢،ص٣٨، سعيد

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