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Doormats with words

Fatwaa ID: 2347

Question:
Is it okay to use doormats with words on it like welcome, home sweet home, etc.? Will it be considered diseespect of knowledge since you will be steeping on the wording?

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

It is permissible to use doormats with words on them such a welcome, home sweet home, etc. This will not be deemed disrespectful even if someone steps on it. The one placing it at the door and the one stepping on it do not do so out of disrespect.

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

11/09/1445 AH – 05/17/2024 CE | AML1-10087

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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