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Wearing a black imama is sunnah or not? Any muslim can wear imama or he should be an Alim or Hafiz to do so? Please answer my question with proof. Jazaakum Allah Khair

Answer : 20587

Published on: Mar 14, 2010

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 405/425/B=1431)


Yes, wearing black amaamah (turban) is sunnah. It has been mentioned in many hadith that the holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) used to wear black amaamah. It is sunnah for every Muslim may he be an alim, hafiz or common man, the ruling is same for every one.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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