Ruling on Cutting the Hair and Nails during Dhu al-Hijjah



Allah’s Messenger (saws) said: ‘When any one of you intending to sacrifice the animal enters in the month (of Dhul-Hijjah) he should not get his hair or nails touched (cut).

Sahih Muslim Hadith 4869
Narrated by: Umm Salamah

“When you see the new moon of Dhul Hijjah, and one of you desires that he offer a sacrifice, then let him keep [i.e. not cut] his hair and nails.”

Sahih Muslim v. 13, p. 2452

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