Fatwa: # 28671
Category: Women
Country: India
Date: 27th September 2018


Is my father`s brother`s wife my mahram?


assalaamualaikum. is my fathers brothers wife my mahram? jazak allaah


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

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

Your father’s brother’s wife is not a mahram to you.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai



{حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمْ أُمَّهَاتُكُمْ وَبَنَاتُكُمْ وَأَخَوَاتُكُمْ وَعَمَّاتُكُمْ وَخَالَاتُكُمْ وَبَنَاتُ الْأَخِ وَبَنَاتُ الْأُخْتِ وَأُمَّهَاتُكُمُ اللَّاتِي أَرْضَعْنَكُمْ وَأَخَوَاتُكُمْ مِنَ الرَّضَاعَةِ وَأُمَّهَاتُ نِسَائِكُمْ وَرَبَائِبُكُمُ اللَّاتِي فِي حُجُورِكُمْ مِنْ نِسَائِكُمُ اللَّاتِي دَخَلْتُمْ بِهِنَّ فَإِنْ لَمْ تَكُونُوا دَخَلْتُمْ بِهِنَّ فَلَا جُنَاحَ عَلَيْكُمْ وَحَلَائِلُ أَبْنَائِكُمُ الَّذِينَ مِنْ أَصْلَابِكُمْ وَأَنْ تَجْمَعُوا بَيْنَ الْأُخْتَيْنِ إِلَّا مَا قَدْ سَلَفَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ غَفُورًا رَحِيمًا} [النساء: 23]


الاختيار لتعليل المختار (3/ 85)

فَالْمُحَرَّمَاتُ بِالْقَرَابَةِ سَبْعَةُ أَنْوَاعٍ: الْأُمَّهَاتُ وَإِنْ عَلَوْنَ، وَالْبَنَاتُ وَإِنْ سَفُلْنَ، وَالْأَخَوَاتُ مِنْ أَيِّ جِهَةٍ كُنَّ، وَالْخَالَاتُ وَالْعَمَّاتُ جَمِيعُهُنَّ. وَبَنَاتُ الْأَخِ وَبَنَاتُ الْأُخْتِ وَإِنْ سَفُلْنَ فَهُنَّ مُحَرَّمَاتٌ بِنَصِّ الْكِتَابِ نِكَاحًا وَوَطْئًا


الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (3/ 28)

أسباب التحريم أنواع: قرابة، مصاهرة، رضاع، جمع، ملك، شرك، إدخال أمة على حرة، فهي سبعة: ذكرها المصنف بهذا الترتيب وبقي التطليق ثلاثا، وتعلق حق الغير بنكاح أو عدة ذكرهما في الرجعة

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