Fatwa: # 23569
Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aq...
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date: 23rd February 2019


Is it halaal for an uncircumcised person to have conjugal relations with his wife?


Assalamaleikum wa rehmathullahi wa barakatu..

1) My parents didn't carry my circumcision at my childhood, and i got married .After marriage a few months later i went to muslim doctor and carried circumcision.During this period the contact with my wife would be zina or it would be halaal for us.Kindly just let me know .


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

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

In principle, circumcision is a sunnah act and encouraged. However, if one`s circumcision is not done that does not affect the halaal relationship between a husband and wife. The relationship between the husband and wife whilst the husband was uncircumcised will be halaal.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



التجريد للقدوري (12/ 6120)

حكم الختان

29677 - قال أصحابنا [رحمهم الله]: الختان سنة مؤكدة. وأصحابنا بخراسان يقولون: إنه واجب، وليس بفرض.

29678 - وقال الشافعي: فرض.

29679 - لنا: ما روى أبي المليح عن أبيه عن شداد بن أوس أنه - صلى الله عليه وسلم - قال: (الختان سنة في الرجال، مكرمة في النساء).

29680 - فإن قيل: السنة ما وضع ليقتدي به، وهذا موجود في الواجب.


الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار وجامع البحار (ص: 751)

إذا بلغ حد الشهوة (تبتاع له أمة تختنه من ماله) لتكون أمته أو مثله (ويكره أن يختنه رجل أو امرأة) احتياطا ولا ضرورة، لان الختان عندنا سنة (وإن لم يكن له مال فمن بيت المال

ثم تباع)


الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار وجامع البحار (ص: 758)

(و) الاصل أن (الختان سنة) كما جار في الخبر (وهو من شعائر الاسلام) وخصائصه (فلو اجتمع أهل بلدة على تركه حاربهم) الامام، فلا يترك إلا لعذر وعذر شيخ لا يطيقه ظاهر (ووقته) غير معلوم، وقيل: (سبع) سنين.

كذا في الملتقى.

وقيل: عشر، وقيل: أقصاه اثنتا عشرة سنة، وقيل: العبرة بطاقته وهو الاشبه.

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