Islamic Manners of Cleanliness Quranic Ayats and Ahadith


1. Whatsoever the Messenger gives you, take it; and whatsoever he forbids you, abstain from. (59:7).

2. Five, acts are from the natural acts (of purity): shaving the public hair, circumcision, clipping the mustache, removing the underarm hairs and trimming the nails. Bukhan, Muslim).

3. Perform circumcision. Rasul:l circumcised Hasan and Husain on the 7 th day. (Tabarani).

4. Trim the mustache and allow the beard to grow fully. Be different from the Magians. (Muslim).

5. Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: Be different from the polythesists: trim the mustache and leave the beard. Bukhari, Muslim).

6. Ibn Umar said Rasulullah forbade Al-Qaza (shaves part of the head and leaves the remainder unshaved). (Bukhari, Muslim).

7. A Muslim must avoid dying his hair with a black dye. When Abu Bakr's father war brought to Rasul ~ on the day of the conquest of Makka, his hair was filled with gray hairs. Rasul ;I said:Take him to one of his wives and change this, but avoid black (color). (Bukhari, Muslim).

8. Whoever has (plenty ofhair) should honor it (by treating it properly). (Abu Dawud).

9. Cutting finger and toe nails: It is preferred to begin with the right and then to the left hands, followed by the right foot and then the left foot. (Bukhari, Muslim).