Complexion of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)

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Q: I have heard that Rasulullah’s (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) complexion was reddish. Was it a dark red color, or a light red-pink shade (as many fair-skinned people have)?


A: It was a light colour.

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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