Purdah in the home

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: We are living in a combined family system. my grandparents, parents, uncles, my brothers and my cousins in one big house. My mothers brothers visits us many times a week. I want to ask that to who and how should my wife make parda from these reletives ” parday ka hukam kya ha ?”


A: She must observe purdah from all non-mahrams. Start off by not talking freely to them nor looking at their faces.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)