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Pubic hair

Fatwaa ID: 1328

Assalaamu alaikum Respected Mufti sahib

Regarding the removal of pubic hair for males, is one required to remove hair from the following areas? :

  1. On the abdomen- below the navel
  2. On the scrotum
  3. Around the anus

جزاكم الله خيرا

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

  1. The hair immediately below the navel on the abdomen does not have to be removed.
  2. The hair on the scrotum has to be removed.
  3. It is preferable to remove the hair around the anus if convenient.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

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