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Ihram Prohibitions

Last updated: 23rd November 2021
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Salam, it is stated that we are prohibited to remove/shave/pluck/cut any hair while we are in the state of ihram during umrah. What is the ruling of removing/brushing away a STRAY eyelash from one’s eye that had already fallen from its root? Will one have to pay the penalty for this, even if we forgot about the rules momentarily?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

الجواب حامداومصليا

There is no penalty for when hair falls by itself. However, if it is certain that it fell because of your doing then there will be a penalty.

So in your case, if it has already fallen from its roots whether by itself or before Ihram and you just removed it away then there will be no penalty.

لا يخفى ان الشعر اذا سقط بنفسه لا محظور فيه لاحتمال قلعه قبل احرامه و سقوطه بغير قلعه ، و اذا سقط بفعل المحرم بان احس به و ادركه ، فحينئذ يلزمه الجزاء..
[غنية الناسك في بغية المناسك ص٢٥٨. ادارة القران

And Allah knows best .

13 Rabiul Thani 1443/ 19 November 2021

Answer last updated on:
28th November 2021
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