If a person mistakenly covers his head in the state of Ihraam

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham


Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

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Question:


It is known that covering head in umrah is unlawful , but if a person mistakenly covers his head , then what will he do what he have to pay expiation , please give me referenced with the saying of Salaf on this matter


Answer:


Bismillah


The rule in terms of an expiation being necessary is the same whether one commited the transgression of Ihraam intentionally, unintentionally or accidently.


If someone covered his head for a complete day (12 hours) then a Damm would be obligatory, which consists of the sacrificing of 1/7 of a camel or cow or the complete sacrifcing of a goat or sheep. If one wore it for less than 12 hours then Sadqah Fitr amount would need to be given to the poor. (Hidayah p.267 v.1)


Only Allah Knows Best


Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Darul Ifta Birmingham


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