Do I have to cover my feet (if I am a woman) during prayer?

Short Answer


Reason for Asking the Question

Most of the body of a female must be covered for prayer except the face and hands. The questioner wants to know whether the feet are also an exception.

What the Scholars Said

Hanafi school, Ibn Taymiyyah, Ibn Uthaymin: It is not required. (Source: Al-Mawsu’ah Al-Fiqhiyyah Al-Kuwaytiyyah)

Maliki, Shafi’i, Hanbali school: It must be covered. (Source: Al-Mawsu’ah Al-Fiqhiyyah Al-Kuwaytiyyah)

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Shaykh Mustafa Umar