Questions tagged [awrah]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Shaving children pubic hair is haram or halal?

I recently taught my son how to shave his pubic hair and armpit hair whilst he was in the bath. I didn't touch his awrah but if I did would it be haraam. I didn't uncover my awrah but I did show my ...
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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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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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Accidentally, unintentionally saw the aurah of my fiancé

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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Can a female medical professional examine the Awarah of a Non-Mahram?

Is it permissible to be examined by a female medical practitioner who is a non Mahram in order to seek medical advice? The doctor may need to examine the re-productive organs.