Fatwa: # 19805
Category: Wudu
Country: India
Date: 7th March 2012


Is necessary to wash under chin during wudu?


Is necessary to wash under chin during wudu?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāhmu `alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The face must be washed from the hair line to below the chin and from one ear-lobe to the other. (Bahisti Zewar Pg.54 – Zam Zam Publishers – 2005)

The portion between the bottom of the chin and the throat is not a part of the area of wudu.

And Allah knows best.
Mawlana Saeed Ahmed Golaub
Westmoreland, Jamaica, West Indies
Student Darul Iftaa
Checked and Approved
Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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