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Covering the head

Fatwaa ID: 1840

Question:
As-salam-alaikum Sheikh:

Is covering of the head for men a virtuous act?

If yes, then when should the head be covered – at all times or during certain types of worship such as salat or reading Quran?

If covering the head is virtuous, then does the type of head covering matter- deasi style toopi, turban, fez or baseball cap etc?

If you can provide a reference for your answer, that would be greatly appreciated.

jazakAllah for your response.

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

It is from the sunnah of Rasulullaah ﷺ to wear an Islamic headgear. Kindly refer to “The Crown of a Believer” by my honorable teacher, Mufti Husain Kadodia (H). Your questions above have been covered in this book.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

04/01/1445 AH – 10/16/2023 CE | 657

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


The above can be downloaded from the following link, https://openmaktaba.com/crown-of-a-believer/

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