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Can We Wear Mask in Ihram?

Question

Is it permissible for the pilgrim in ihram to wear a mask?

Summary of answer

In cases of necessity, there is nothing wrong with the pilgrim in ihram wearing a mask such as if he has an allergy in his nose and he needs to wear a mask.

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

Shayk Ibn `Uthaymin (may Allah have mercy on him) said:

“In cases of necessity, there is nothing wrong with the pilgrim in ihram wearing a mask, such as if he has an allergy in his nose and he needs to wear a mask, or if he is passing through thick smoke and needs to wear a mask, or he is passing by a smell and needs to wear a mask. There is nothing wrong with that.” (Majmu’ Fatawa Ibn ‘Uthaymin, 22/130, 131)

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And Allah knows best.

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Source: Islam Q&A