Smoking hookah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is smoking sheesha/hookah once in a while haram in Islam?


A: If the ingredients are not haraam, it is permissible provided you gargle your mouth thoroughly and don’t allow any offensive smell to remain.

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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