Rulings of the cupping therapy (Hijama)

the cupping
 

A Report on the issues of Hajj

By Sheikh Khalid Bin Abd Al Aziz Al Hueiseen

Compiled by: Abu Mujahed Al Maziani

Rulings of the cupping therapy (Hijama) :

1- Authentic hadeeth prove that the Messenger salla Allah a`lyhee wa sallam used cupping therapy while in Ehram. In a narration reported by Bukhari he had cupping therapy while fasting.

2- Hijama is a type of medicine, however, we can not call it a Sunnah. But it may be sought if needed.

3- It is permissible to use Hijamah on parts of the body that will not require hair removal such as on the back, feet, or shoulders.

4- It is still permissible to use Hijamah on parts of the body where hair removal is necessary such as on the head based on the Messenger’s salla Allah a`lyhee wa sallam situation who had it on his head and in another narration in the middle of his head. Yet he didn’t make a ransom neither did he instruct with so. Based on this, it stands as a daleel for using it.

5- Therefore one in Ehram may use Hijama if needed.

6- A woman just exactly as the man is allowed to seek Hijama while in Ehram. However, only a male Mahram (non marriageable) must perform it.

7- All hadeeth that assign certain days or months to perform Hijama are not valid to regulate the operation.

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