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Requirement of shaving hair on private parts and time limit

Is a Muslim required to shave his hair on the private parts? I am really unsure about it but I have heard that one is supposed to do so but I have found no evidence whatsoever to support this claim. Please help and tell me the correct thing.


Yes, you should do it regularly. It’s one of the sunnah of all the prophets. The prophet has introduced it as a part of those religious practices which are binding on us, just as it is binding on us to clip our nails regularly, cut that part of the moustaches which cover the upper lip, or shave off the hair of the armpits. The prophet, alaihissalaam, said:
“Five practices are characteristics of the Fitra: circumcision, shaving the pubic region, clipping the nails and cutting the moustaches short.” (Bukhari)