Taharah

Is Masah on all types of Socks and Shoes Permissible

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By Mufti Taqi Usmani
Translated by Ebrahim Saifuddin


khuffQuestion: On what types of socks is Masah permissible? What do 'Ulema of Islam say regarding this?

a) As far as masah on leather socks is concerned, in this matter the opinion of permissibility is almost unanimous.

However, there is some difference regarding masah on socks made out of wool, cotton, nylon etc. Some put conditions to the permissibility of masah on such socks. One famous personality of present times says that masah on socks of all types is permissible without any restrictions.

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