Mens Hair Length


With regards to men’s hair, what lengths can a male keep his hair and if he has a zulfa can he tie it in pony tail or plait it?


There are three different lengths in Zulfa:

1. Wafrah – The hair in line with the earlobes.

2. Limmah – The hair reaching between the earlobes and the shoulders.

3. Jummah – The hair reaching the shoulders. 

Men are not allowed to tie their hair into a pony tail or to plait it.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.


( شرح النقاية ج ١ ص٣٦٣ ) 

( البحر الرائق ج ٨ ص ٢٠٨)

( المحيط البرهاني ج ١ ص ٣٧٦)

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