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Being intimate during nifaas

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Q: If husband and wife rub there private parts (not intercourse) having cloths (not nude) during nifaas period and discharges. Is it haraam. I heard that having direct skin contact is haram from navel to knee.


A: If the area between the navel and knee is covered with a cloth, it will be permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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