Category: Wudu
Fatwa#: 19805
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Mar 07,2012

Title: Is necessary to wash under chin during wudu?

Question

Is necessary to wash under chin during wudu?

Answer

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

As-salāhmu `alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The face must be washed from the hair line to below the chin and from one ear-lobe to the other. (Bahisti Zewar Pg.54 – Zam Zam Publishers – 2005)

The portion between the bottom of the chin and the throat is not a part of the area of wudu.

And Allah knows best.
 
Mawlana Saeed Ahmed Golaub
Westmoreland, Jamaica, West Indies
Student Darul Iftaa
 
Checked and Approved
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
 
 

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