Veil touching the face in ihraam

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Q: I performed Umrah with my face covered such that the veil was touching it for a duration less than 12 hours. Mufti sahab replied that I am supposed to give sadaqa. Please clarify:

1- What is the amount of sadaqa that I should give?

2- Should sadaqa be given to someone in Makkah Mukarramah or can I give it to someone in Karachi as I am residing here?



1. The amount of sadaqatul fitr (½ saa` (1.635,876 kg) wheat or 1 saa` (3.271,752 kg) barley or its equivalent in cash).

2. It is better to give it to some poor person in the Haram area.

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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