If You Sleep on Your Side and the Pillowcase Touches the Side of Your Face During Ihram

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Fatwa ID: 05835


Answered by: Shaykh Ahmed bin Mohamed Umarji




If you sleep on your side and the pillowcase touches the side of your face during ihram, is that allowed?



In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful




Resting one’s cheek on the pillow in the state of Ihram is permissible.


It is prohibited in the state of Ihram to cover the head [for men] or the face [for both men and women]1. Resting one’s face on a pillow will not fall under this prohibition.



Only Allah knows best

Written by Shaykh Ahmed bin Mohamed Umarji

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham




1 Maraqi ‘I-Sa’adat, Page 151, White Thread Press




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