Is it forbidden to have sex with wife 10 days before Eid Azha.

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Is it forbidden to have sex with wife 10 days before Eid Azha.



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Sex during dhul hijjah hajj

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Indeed one amongst the restrictions of a believer who is in the state of ‘ehraam’ for pilgrimage (Umrah or Hajj) to the Sacred House is that they must abstain from sexual intercourse; but for one who is not in the state of ‘ehraam’, there is absolutely no restriction upon them in Shariah if they wish to enjoying conjugal relations with their wives during the first 10 days of the month of Dhul-Hijjah.


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