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Can You Put a Turban on the Deceased?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam aleykum, Can you put a turban on the deceased and bury him with it? Answer: Wa alaikum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu The most correct opinion in the Hanafi madhab (al-qawl al-asahh) is that it is makruh (disliked) to place an ‘imamah (turban) on the deceased. This is […]

Is It a Sunna to Wear a Turban?

Answered by Ustadh Tariq Abdul-Rasheed Question: Is wearing a turban sunnah? Answer: In the name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful Yes, wearing the turban is an established Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhmmad (ﷺ) even if it was an Arab custom. This is the position of scholars such as; Imam al-Haytami and Imam al-Bājūri of the Shāfiʿi […]

Can Anyone Wear a Turban? Are There Styles Specific for Scholars?

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: I have read narrations about the turban of the Prophet (Allah bless him) in Shamail-e-Tirmidhi, and I felt compelled to wear one (at least every now and again). However, I have noticed that there are several unspoken rules to wearing turbans. Apparently, a certain speaker from America raised a […]