Shoes upside down!

Last updated: 21st January 2007
Question ID: #3613
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21st January 2007

 
Assalamualaikum Muffi Saab, my question is...

Is it a sin to leave shoes upside down - so the part which usually touches the ground is facing upwards?
Is this simply culture or does this hold in Islam? I took my shoes off quickly without looking and one landed upside down ( then someone told me to put it right way up) and the persons response made me confused.

Jazakallah Khair



Answer
In the Name of Allah, the Inspirer of Truth.
Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

It is not a sin to leave shows upside down. Some may consider this
inappropriate in their house, but that is just personal opinion, not any
sharee' ruling.

And Allah knows Best
Wa Alaykumussalaam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh
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24th January 2007
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