Using a Western toilet

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is a Western toilet haraam because it is immitation of the kuffar?


A: If one cannot use the eastern toilet for some reason and there is a need to use the western toilet then it is permissible.

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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