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Can We Take a Bath after Wearing Ihram?

Question

Is it permissible for the pilgrim in Ihram to do ghusl for the sake of cleanliness? Is it permissible for him to change his Ihram garments?

Summary of answer

It is permissible for the pilgrim to take a bath after wearing Ihram for the sake of cleanliness. It is also permissible to change his Ihram garments for cleaner or newer ones.

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

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

It is permissible for the pilgrim in Ihram to do Ghusl for the sake of cleanliness, because it is proven that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) did Ghusl when he was in Ihram. 

It is also permissible for the pilgrim in Ihram to change his Ihram garments for cleaner or newer ones. 

Moreover, it is permissible for him to enjoy using air conditioning and other means of comfort.” (Majmu` Fatawa Ibn `Uthaymin, 22/144)

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And Allah knows best.

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