Friday 19 Ramadan 1440 - 24 May 2019
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Body piercing

Question

What is the ruling on piercing the skin around the navel (belly-button) and inserting a metal ring?

Answer

Praise be to Allaah. 

We put this question to Shaykh ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Jibreen (may Allaah preserve him), who answered as follows:

This is self-inflicted torture. This is not a place where adornments are usually worn, and there is no benefit in this practice. It comes under the heading of changing the creation of Allaah. And Allaah knows best.

Source: Shaykh ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Jibreen

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