Friday 11 Rabi‘ at-akhir 1442 - 27 November 2020
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He suffers from hayfever and wipes his nose during prayer

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Question

i am a hayfever sufferer. in summer my nose starts running. can i wipe my nose with a handkershief whilst doing salaat? if i do not wipe my nose it may fall on the prayer mat/mosque carpet or my clothes and the people might be annoyed to see the water falling on the carpet.

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

You have to prevent this (mucus) from falling onto the carpets in the mosque, even if you have to put a cloth or handkerchief over your nose, lest you offend other people. Keep taking care of your nose by wiping it. We ask Allaah to grant you healing soon.

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Source: Shaykh Waleed al-Firyaan