Selling coffins

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible for a Muslim to sell coffins to:

1. Muslims?

2. Non-muslims?



1. Yes, so long as it does not have any kufr or wrong symbols.

2. The mature males followed by the immature males, then the mature females followed by the immature females.

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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