Applying henna during iddat

Q:

1. Is it permissible for a woman whose husband has passed away and is in iddat to apply mehndhi?

2. If she applies mehndhi, will she be sinful?

A:

1. It is not permissible

2. Yes

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)