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Removing chest and back hair

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Question

Assalamualaikum respected Mufti Sahib.

Is it permissible for men to shave the hair growing on the chest, stomach and thighs?

Jazakallahu khair.

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullahi wa-barakatuh. 

It is permissible for a man to shave the hair growing on the chest. However, it is against etiquette to do so. [1]

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

 

Mufti Muhammad I.V Patel

Checked and Approved by
Mufti Nabeel Valli

Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah


Lusaka, Zambia

[1]

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (6/ 407)

 وفي حلق شعر الصدر والظهر ترك الأدب كذا في القنية

 

الفتاوى الهندية – ط. دار الفكر (5/ 358)

وفي حلق شعر الصدر والظهر ترك الأدب كذا في القنية


بہشتی زیور -مسئلہ نمبر 15- ص-830

اس کے علاوہ اور تمام بدن کے بالوں کا مونڈنا، رکھنا دونوں درست ہیں

 

 

 

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