Al-Makruh i.e. the Reprehensible

Al-Makruh i.e. the Reprehensible 

The second question of Fatwa No. 8133

Q: What is the definition of al-Makruh?


A: All Praise is due to Allah and peace be upon his Prophet, his family, and Companions. To proceed: Al-Makruh is defined as an act that if abstained from, one is rewarded; however, if such an act is done no punishment is incurred.

May Allah grant us success! May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.


Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’ 


Member Member Deputy Chairman The Chairman
`Abdullah ibn Qa`ud `Abdullah ibn Ghudayyan `Abdul-Razzaq `Afify `Abdul-`Aziz ibn `Abdullah ibn Baz