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Is It Permissible to Use a Dry Body Brush Made From Boar Bristles?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I purchased a dry body brush that is supposedly made from boar bristles. I use it dry on my skin to exfoliate. I never wet the brush. Is it permissible for me to use it? Will it invalidate my prayers if I use it? Do I need […]

Is It Permitted to Use a Brush Made From Boar Bristles?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I have purchased and used a shoe brush to clean my shoe and found out that it’s made of boar bristles. I have touched it with my hand. Is my prayer? Is wearing my washed shoe permissible? Answer: assalamu alaykum The pig is considered essentially filthy (najas […]

Is It Permissible to Use Boar for Any Purpose?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is it permissible to use the boar for any purpose, including its hair? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. A boar takes the ruling of a pig in that it is essentially filthy (najis al-`ayn). [Ibn […]