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'Sheesha'/ 'Hukkah'

Last updated: 15th May 2005
Question ID: #421
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Sister X
15th May 2005

AssalmuAlaykum Can you please give the ruling on smoking 'sheesha' (Hukkah). Is it the same as smoking cigarettes/cigars?

Ulamaa ID 01
Answer last updated on:
16th May 2005
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Bismihi Ta'ala

Smoking sheesha/hukka would fall under the same category as smoking cigarettes, therefore Makruh to smoke.

And Allah knows best.