Wearing secret socks while in ihraam

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I would like to know if a man can wear secret socks with an inner soul during saee for Umrah and Hajj. As from previous experience his feet was hurt.


A: At the time of umrah and in the state of ihraam the sock that is worn should be like the umrah sandal where the metatarsal bone is exposed.

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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