Q: Is it permissible for one to read newspapers, magazines or other literature in the toilet?

A: It is makrooh for one to read newspapers, magazines or other literature in the toilet.

ان هذه الحشوش محتضرة. (ابو داود 1/3)

ولا يطيل القعود على البول و الغائط. (الهندية 1/50)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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