Bowing before people

Q: When I meet my Aunt (father’s sister) do I need to bow my head in meeting her or can I just make Salaam from a distance?


A: You can make salaam. Bowing the head before anybody is not permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)