Is Wudhu and Ghusl permissible with contact lenses on?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
Wudhu & Ghusl are permissible whilst wearing contact lenses, as it is not required to wash one’s inner eyes in either.
And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best.
(Mufti) Mubasshir Talha – May Allah pardon him
Mufti Tahir Wadee | Mufti Yusuf Ilolvi
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لا يجب غسل ما فيه حرج كعين
[Al-Durr al-Mukhtār, 1/152, HM Saeed]
لأن في غسلها من الحرج ما لا يخفى؛ لأنها شحم لا تقبل الماء
[Radd al-Muhtār, 1/152, HM Saeed]
وإيصال الماء إلى داخل العينين ليس بواجب ولا سنة
[Fatāwa al-Hindiyyah, 1/4, Dār al-Fikr]
وإدخال الماء في داخل العينين ليس بواجب؛ لأن داخل العين ليس بوجه؛ لأنه لا يواجه إليه؛ ولأن فيه حرجا
[Al-Bada’i al-Sana’i, 1/4, DKI]
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