Category: Hajj & Umrah
Fatwa#: 22523
Asked Country: Canada

Answered Date: Sep 24,2012

Title: When a woman is performing her Salaah in Ihraam, Niqaab might touch the face during Ruku and Sajda. What’s the ruling about that?

Question

When a woman is performing her Salaah in Ihraam, Niqaab might touch the face during Ruku and Sajda. What’s the ruling about that?

Answer

Answer:

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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

If a woman’s Niqaab (face veil) touches her face during Salaah in the state of Ihraam, she should expend some charity (Sadaqah).[1]

The Salaah of such a woman will be valid.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 



[1]   و ان تلبس المخيط غير انها لا تغطي وجهها فان فعلت ذلك فان كان يوما كاملا فعليها دم و الا صدقة (البحر الميق، ج 2، ص 802)

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