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Question # : 1952

United Kingdom

Assalaamu 'alaikum Is it permissible for a woman to wear a tika or mathaputi (forehead jewellery)? Do these have any religious connotations for hindus? JazakAllah khairan.

Answer : 1952

Published on: Nov 5, 2007

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 633/628=M)


Tika (forehead jewellery) is a Hindu custom. Muslim women should refrain from using it.  The Haidth says: من تشبہ بقوم فھو منھم

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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