Is there any authentic narration stating that ‘ibadah will not be accepted from a one whose pubic hair is longer than a grain of rice?
I have not come a Hadith which mentions this.
The ‘Ulama mention that one should remove the hair from the pubic region before it reaches the length of a rice grain. This is probably a recommendation.
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered that unwanted hair should not be left for more than forty nights.
(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 258)
Kindly contact a Mufti/Darul Ifta for further clarification.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar
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