Wearing bangles

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: In our Indian culture bangles are a symbol of married women (with alive husband). Is it permissible also in Muslim culture or not? Is it necessary to wear bangles for Muslim woman who are married?


A: Yes, it is permissible. In Islam, it is permissible for married as well as unmarried women.

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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