Some students come to study in the Islamic University of
after embracing Islam, and some of them are old. They come to the university uncircumcised and some people want them to be circumcised.
Is circumcision a necessity for them and is it permissible at that age?
All praise be to Allah Alone and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, his family and Companions.
Circumcision is not a necessity, but it is an act of Sunnah (commendable act) according to the majority of the scholars. It is also a Sunnah for those mentioned, if they will not be exposed to any harm.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.