Burning lobaan before moving into a new house

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Q: Is it necessary to burn lobaan before moving into a new house and what is the significance in Islam of burning lobaan?




To have a good fragrance around the home is recommended and more especially in a place where namaaz, zikr and Qur’aan Shareef tilaawat are offered .

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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