Fatwa: # 15592
Category: Character & Morals
Country: United States
Date: 26th August 2007


As a Muslim man, which hairs on my body should I shave?


As a Muslim man, which hairs on my body should I shave? 


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

The pubic hair, the hair in and around the rear of a person, the armpits and the moustache should be removed. It is advisable that one remove the hair from these parts of the body once a week. However, should one not do so, then he must remove it within a period of 40 days. If it is not removed in that time, the person will be sinful. (Fataawa Rahimiyyah, vol.8, pg 118) (Raddul Muhtar, vol 5, pg 358)

And Allah knows best


Ml. Ya'qoob Dadabhai,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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