Fatwa: # 21288
Category: Hajj & Umrah
Country: Pakistan
Date: 6th September 2012


Can a Muhrim cut his hair himself after completing all ammal of Umrah or Hajj?


assalam o ailekum can a muharim cut his hair himself after completing all ammal of umrah or hajj thank u



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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

In principle, it is permissible for a Muhrim (person in the state of Ihraam) to shave or cut his own hair once all the Manasik (rituals) of Hajj and Af’aal (actions) of Umrah have been completed.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Moulana Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


  1  اذا فرغ من رمي جمرة العقبة يوم النحر، فان كان مفردا بالحج ذبح اذا أحب، كما قدمنا، ثم يحلق جميع رأسه (البحر العميق، ج 3، ص 1780

فتاوي محموديه، ج 15، ص 424، محموديه


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