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    Question ID: 1952Country: United Kingdom

    Title: Is it permissible for a woman to wear a tika or mathaputi (forehead jewellery)? Do these have any religious connotations for hindus?

    Question: 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 ID: 1952Posted on: Sep 1, 2020

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (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 (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India