Unintentionally washing one’s hands with soap in the state of ihraam

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I went on Umrah and while in the state of ihram I unintentionally washed my hands with soap and at that time I completely forgot that I am in a state of ihram. What should I do now?


A: Give out some sadaqah.

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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