Fatwa: # 40059
Category: Purity (Tahaarah)
Country: South Africa
Date: 14th August 2018


permissible to cut or shave the hair of the nape?



Is it permissible to cut or shave the hair of the nape


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

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

Dear Brother,

It is permissible to cut the hair of the nape. However, one should avoid shaving the nape.  

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tareque Ahmed

Student Darul Iftaa
New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


فتاوي دار العلوم زكريا 7/327

گردن کے بال صاف کرنے کا حکم

امداد المفتين 2/818

الفتاوى الهندية (5/ 357)

وَعَنْ أَبِي حَنِيفَةَ - رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى - يُكْرَهُ أَنْ يَحْلِقَ قَفَاهُ إلَّا عِنْدَ الْحِجَامَةِ كَذَا فِي الْيَنَابِيعِ.




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