Category: Fasting
Fatwa#: 21809
Asked Country: Taiwan

Answered Date: Aug 07,2012

Title: Can we apply attar during fast?


Can we apply attar during fast?



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

Yes, Attar can be applied during fast. It will not invalidate the fast.[1]


And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Faisal bin Abdul Hameed,
Montréal, Canada

Checked and Concurred by,
Maulana Ismail Desai

[1]  لا يكره للصائم شم رائحة المسك والورد ونحوه مما لا يكون جوهرا متصلا كالدخان (حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح (ص: 659))

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