Is wearing the red Saudi scarf a Sunnah?

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Q: Is the red Saudi scarf and igaal a sunnat or is it a sunnah of the Saudi dynasty. I know to wear an Imaamah is sunnah mustimirrah, what about a normal khimaar or scarf?


A: It is not a sunnat. It is just a style of the saudis.

Khimaar is not a sunnah.

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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