Category: Prayer
Fatwa#: 23108
Asked Country: United States

Answered Date: Nov 09,2012

Title: Is it okay to have pieces of dead hair (already fallen) on you while praying?


Is it okay to have pieces of dead hair (already fallen) on you while praying?


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

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

If a person has pieces of fallen hair on him, Salah is valid. [1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Abdul Hannan Nizami,
Student Darul Iftaa
Chicago, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1] وشعر الإنسان وعظمه طاهر (الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي، ج1ص23، دار احياء التراث العربي)

وَعَنْ مُحَمَّدٍ فِي نَجَاسَةِ شَعْرِ الْآدَمِيِّ وَظُفْرِهِ وَعَظْمِهِ رِوَايَتَانِ فَبِنَجَاسَتِهِ أَخَذَ الْمَاتُرِيدِيُّ وَبِطَهَارَتِهِ أَخَذَ أَبُو الْقَاسِمِ الصَّفَّارُ وَاعْتَمَدَهَا الْكَرْخِيُّ وَهُوَ الصَّحِيحُ (الجوهرة النيرة على مختصر القدوري، ج1ص16، المطبعة الخيرية)

 (وشعر الإنسان وعظمه طاهر) ش: كان يقتضي التركيب أن يقال: طاهران، ولكن التقدير وشعر الإنسان طاهر وعظمه طاهر. وعن محمد في نجاسة شعر الآدمي روايتان بنجاسته أخذ إمام الهدى أبو منصور الماتريدي وبطهارته أخذ الفقيه أبو جعفر والصفار واعتمدها الكرخي في كتابه وهو الصحيح (البناية شرح الهداية، ج1ص429، دار الكتب العلمية)

وَكَذَا شَعْرُ الْإِنْسَانِ وَعَظْمُهُ طَاهِرَانِ عِنْدَنَا وَلَكِنْ لَا يَجُوزُ الِانْتِفَاعُ بِشَيْءٍ مِنْهُمَا لِكَرَامَةِ الْإِنْسَانِ (البحر الرائق شرح كنز الدقائق ومنحة الخالق وتكملة الطوري، ج1ص106، دار الكتاب الإسلامي)

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