Aamils touching women

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible for the Aamil (raaqi) to touch the woman for whom he is reciting ruqyah, even if she is with her mahram?


A: He must totally avoid touching. It is impermissible for the raaqi to touch. Even for him to look at her face is not permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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