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Wearing things on the right or left

Fatwaa ID: 639


Assalaamu ‘Alaikum. Is it true the Prophet SAW wore things on his right wrist and not left

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

I have not come across any narration suggesting that Rasulullaah (S) wore anything on either of his wrists. If your question is pertaining to wearing a watch, you may wear it on either wrist, whichever is convenient for you. There is no reprehension in wearing it on the left. If your query is pertaining to wristbands, bracelets, etc., then that is not permissible for men. For women, they may wear it on either wrist or both.

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

07/23/1444 AH – 02/14/2023 CE | AMG1-2785

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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