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'Awrah refers to the parts of the human body that are not meant to be exposed in front of others.

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Is it okay to pray when naked?

Is the salat accepted when we pray without wearing any clothing and without seen by anyone? For example praying in the house or a safe and enclosed space naked.
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Punishment for a man being naked

Assalamualaikum, I want to know is there any punishment for a man who exposes his awrah (between navel to knee) in front of other people whether it is a man or woman like in changing room or showering ...
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Must a woman veil herself from her male slaves?

I have seen questions regarding slave women and their male masters but what if the roles are reversed. Can a male slave see his female mistress?
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Can i perform cupping on my sister?

I am a Muslim male. I wanted to know if I can perform cupping on my sister since there is no female hijama specialist available in our city (Im a hijama specialist myself). There is a hadith narrated ...
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Is it ok to upload hair pictures and videos only?

I make hair related content, where i share haircare/ growth tips for which i have to show my hair only so that audience can rely on my techniques and sometimes i have to show tutorials for certain ...
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Is this business halal?

AssalamuAlaykum. I'm trying to go into the cosmetology niche with web design. Meaning I create websites for businesses that specialize with cosmetology. Or even cosmetology schools. I know in these ...
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why is there no seclusion and dress code for slave women in islam? [duplicate]

I know that Islam treats women with honor and that they are privilaged to be modest and such. However I do not see this reflected onto slave women who were instead obliged to only cover from navel to ...
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Neck showing during prayer

Asalamualaykum After I finished prayer I realised my neck was showing. Maybe it wasn’t for the whole prayer or maybe it was but what do you do if you realised your neck was showing after prayer? Also ...
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Is it permitted to look and touch a slave when buying her?

From the hadith below: أنَّ ابنَ عمرَ كان يضعُ يدَهُ بيْنَ ثَديَيها ( يعنى الجاريةَ ) وعلى عُجُزِها من فوقِ الثيابِ ويكَشفُ عن ساقِها It tells that Umar[ra] used to shack the breasts of slavegirls ...
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Did scholars say that the awrah of a female slave is from navel to knee?

Imam Jassas said: فيجوز للأجنبي النظر إلى شعر الأمة وذراعها وساقها وصدرها وثديها كما يجوز لذوي المحرم النظر إلى ذات محرمه A stranger male can see the hair, arms, legs, chest and breasts of a slave ...
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Does hentai haram? [duplicate]

Hentai cartoons are not real that's why they are not mahram for anyone or they are not gonna marry anyone so they are not gonna someone else's wife. Allah say's:One Muslim's honor/respect is deposit(...
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Why did al-Albani grade as authentic the hadith of Asma regarding the permission of showing the hands and face?

Islamqa says that this hadith is weak: narrated by Abu Dawood (4104) from al-Waleed from Sa’eed ibn Basheer from Qataadah from Khaalid ibn Durayk from ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her), that ...
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Should a woman cover her hands and face according to this hadith?

There is a hadith which says 'woman is awrah' , does that mean showing hands is haram? If i see people showing hands ,should i tell them about his hadith ? People might use other hadith to prove ...
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If a woman exposes awrah to another woman, what is invalid?

If a woman uncovers or exposes her awrah (private part) to another woman because of a medical procedure (example laser hair removal in the private parts), is it sinful? What does this act invalidate? ...
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What is the minimum requirement of what to wear inside the home by a woman?

I was told that a woman has to wear a long loose dress, long loose pants and a scarf wrapped around her chest at least when at home, but that seems really excessive to be a minimum requirement. Are ...
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Is Salah of men prayed with tight pants and jeans accepted?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. One of the conditions for Salah is covering one's Awrah. Is Salah of men prayed ...
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Is it permissible to wear tight leggings under over-knee shorts in public?

Assalamualaikum, Recently alhamdulillah I started to (try to) apply the Deen as best as possible and I have lots of shorts in my possession that do not cover the awrah properly (are a little over the ...
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Is wearing loose trousers haram?

I wear loose trousers and loose jeans with loose shirt or loose t shirt which is knee length. My dress up doesn’t show my exact figure.I also wear hoodie or short t shirt with long skirt with knee ...
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How much area man should cover his body in salah?

If a man has to offer salah,how much minimum area of his body should be covered? answer with reference please
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According to the laws of Shariya, a woman should put on a head cover at home or not?

According to the laws of Shariya, a woman should put on a headcover at home or not? (in front of the family only: husband, sons, and daughters).
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Is my 4c hair still awrah?

I’m so confused on this. Because hair is considered awrah for its beauty and if you search up hair models you see long flowy hair. But my hair is not “beautiful” in that way. What do you think? I ...
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Can a man sleep in the same room of her sister or mother in Islam?

Me and my family are shifting to a new place in 2 weeks Inshallah. But unfortunately that apartment has only 2 bedrooms. I only have 1 sister and we have love for each other. I and 15 and she is 17. ...
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Which women's fashion clothes can I manufacture for my clothing brand?

I started a western clothing brand but I am confused about which women's clothes can I sell? Like I can sell straight or flared jeans as they don't expose the awrah. What else can I make?
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What is the ruling in seeing women naked in foreign countries beaches?

I live in Canada. And I go out with my friend every weekend. Mostly we go to the beach and enjoy the day. I have not feel awkward but now I think this should be cleared. Is it halal if we go to the ...
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Should a muslim still keep his/her gaze down even if the person he/she is looking at is covering their awrah?

I know that it is a sin to not keep your gaze down when when one is looking at someone when that person is uncovered but is it still a sin if the person he/she is covering their awrah? For example if ...
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Can a doctor watch a women's body? [duplicate]

Asslamo Alaikum, I am Dr. Ahmad. Artificial Intelligence for Medical Researcher. My question is that I am being a medical researcher I am working on breast cancer diagnoser which can detect breast ...
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If I cover my awrah while playing soccer(football), can i play regardless of whether the other players are playing without covering theirs?

Salam, So I like to play soccer twice a week with the group of people I am able to find. I live in a country where Muslims are minority. So pretty much my whole group for playing is full of non-...
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Areas to be covered for men while praying

I wanted to know what part of men in Arwah and which is not? From this website it mention 2 things. The man’s ‘awrah is between the navel and the knee, and some of them include the navel and the ...
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What kind of clothes are to be worn around mahrams?

Given both girls and boys, who have reached an age of maturity are permitted to dress more freely around mahrams (such as around siblings & parents), is there any constraint to "dressing freely"? ...
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Naked diagrams of human bodies and drawing biological structures

For many medical/biology classes and for the sake of knowledge, students are asked to learn about the human body, while looking at naked pictures (drawn) for both male and female. Additionally, ...
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Is it a sin if my private part was exposed to a medical professional unintentionally?

Assalamualaikum. I am a male Muslim & had a question regarding covering of private parts. A few days back, I met with an accident & I went to the hospital. In the hospital, they examined me ...
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Am I sinful for seeing my fiancée without her hijab?

Assalamu'alaikum Dear brothers n sisters in Islam. I am a 23 years old male, and currently in a serious relationship with a girl (my classmate). One day, while we were hanging out, it is our own ...
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Struggling to avert ones eyes from what you shouldn’t see?

https://islamqa.info/amp/en/answers/160554 According to this link you can only stare at women once and other websites say that you are not allowed to look at faces of women, their hands, hair, legs ...
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Ruling on showing the waist (men) [duplicate]

Well as the question says, is it permissible to show the waist? (with pants covering the lower body of course)
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Can i pray in just a night gown at home?

Can I pray wearing just a nightgown without wearing any underwear, as long as the nightgown and head covering covers the awrat?
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Are Ankles to be covered for women? if not, till what extent the garment can be(above the ankles)?

According to the hadith Jami` at-Tirmidhi Book 24 Hadith 1731 my understanding is that a woman has to wear a long garment which is below the ankle by at least a handspan or forearm. (That's what i ...
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'Awrah for men in Islam [duplicate]

Is it permissible to wear shorts which are just above the knees? Because as per my understanding, a man's pardah is from the navel to the knees.
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Imam shows awrah during prayer validity of Salaah?

If a member of the congregation sees the awrah of the Imam such as when he is bending in sujood and his back is exposed what should he do? Should he say STOP! And explain why there and then or until ...
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What is the dressing criteria for women while offering Prayers?

Which type of dress a women can wear while offering prayer.I just want to know that is tied is allowed while offering Prayers.
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How did non-muslim women dress during the time of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)?

Various etiquettes and rules for dressing came with Islam. How did the non Muslim women dress when these rules were revealed? How did the Prophet and his Companions react to them?
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Looking at private parts for pregnancy

In the country where I stay, if a woman is pregnant and she goes to hospital, she may be assigned a male gynecologist. The only way to be sure to have a female gynecologist is to look for a private ...
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Had to show my full arm to a man

I am 24 years old and once for a blood test I was wearing clothes which could not go all the way up till were we had to put the injection. So I took my arm out of the clothes I was wearing. But the ...
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Clarification about al-Mughni 7-101 of Ibn Qudama

Salamu alaykum. In the answer about arwah between spouses What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives? is linked a fatwah of al-Mughni. In the english translate appears that is haram to see the ...
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Looking at other's awrah is a sin. But specifically speaking, what is the level of intensity of this sin? What do the Qur'an and Hadith indicate about this matter? I saw somewhere that Rasulullah (S....
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How to pray while being observed and you are hiding your conversion from your family?

I embraced Islam recently thanks to Allah. I was brought up and am living now in a christian society, which is a very bad environment that hinders me from clinching to my new religion. My question ...
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How to interpret the hadith Musnad Al-Bazzār 16/215/8628?

Assalamu alaykum I read in this hadith Musnad Al-Bazzār 16/215/8628 "When one of you goes in unto his wife, let him be covered, for if he is not covered, the angels feel shy and depart, then if ...
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Can a husband and wife to look each other's thights? [duplicate]

The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Do not uncover your thigh, and do not look at the thigh of the living and the dead.Can a husband and wife to look each other's thights?
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If I see a worshipper's bare back in prayer should I tell him?

When a brother is wearing something like t-shirt or top and hasn't tucked it into his jeans and tightened his belt or something similar part of his 'awrah such as the top of his bottom and bottom of ...
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Correct Hijab For Men vs Women [closed]

We often see the hijab for women being addressed by scholars as well as other people e.g. post on social media point out the correct and incorrect hijab. Unfortunately, the same attention is not ...
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What is the 'awrah' of women with respect to other women?

On another question asked by a member of this forum, the below is quoted: Under what conditions can a Muslim woman wear a bikini? The 'awrah of a woman amongst other women is the same as the '...
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