Wearing sandals when going to the toilet

Q: Is wearing chappals to the toilet sunnah?


A: The toilet is a place of impurity. Hence when one goes to the toilet, it is better for one to cover his feet.

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

عن حبيب بن صالح قال كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إذا دخل الخلاء لبس حذاءه وغطى رأسه (السنن الكبرى للبيهقي #465)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)