Men shaving the hair on their chest, arms and legs

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Q: Can Muslim men shave their hairs on the chest, arms and legs?


A: Removing the hair on the chest, hands and legs is an undesirable practice for men except in the case where it has grown very long, then it may be shortened.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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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