Questions tagged [awrah]
'Awrah refers to the parts of the human body that are not meant to be exposed in front of others.
Under what conditions can a Muslim woman wear a bikini?
I'm dying to wear my bikini! It's perfectly fine in Western culture, but ordinarily it's not suitable to wear for a Muslim woman. From what I understand, it's forbidden not just in front of men (...
What did Abu Dawud mean by "nakarah" in regards to the strong awrahness of the thigh?
English translation of Sunan Abi Dawud 4015 from sunnah.com: Narrated Ali ibn AbuTalib: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Do not uncover you thigh, and do not look at the thigh of the living and the ...
Are men who go topless sinners? [duplicate]
I read that the 'awrah' for males in Islam is from the belly button to the knees. If true, do men who go topless these days with just their jeans/pants/shorts exposing their awrah as the lower ...
Is it permissible to wear minimal clothing, exposing awrah, when alone?
I live in a very hot and humid region. Is it permissible for me to wear minimal clothes while alone and inside? Also what is the ruling on sleeping naked alone and with a partner (spouse)? Also is it ...
Is wearing shorts and leggings under for soccer Haram?
I'm 14 and I dress regularly up to my knees for religious purposes because I know you can not show your features but I am currently in soccer where I wear baddy stuff and long shirts to practice but ...
Are tucked-in shirts and pants non-Islamic?
It is a fact that Islam lays great emphasis on modesty just like Judaism and other orthodox religions. But why do we as Muslims enforce it mostly on women? Men also have to cover their awrah which is ...
Is the torso/chest/trunk of a man considered as awrah?
It is always stated in Islamic sites that men's awrah is from knees to navel. (for example http://islamqa.info/en/34976 ). I have searched hadiths about that, and I have found many hadiths about ...
Does a sister in wudu have to redo her wudu if she show her private parts to her husband?
If a Muslim sister who had already performed wudu shows her genitals to her husband has she broken her wudu and must perform it again or not?
Can slave woman show herself to her master?
Some Muslims argue that male master can have sex with female slaves, even without marriage. See my answer here why they should be married for having relation with them Are Muslim men allowed to take &...
Islamic Dressing of Males
It has been my question since long time that if a boy or a man is wearing T-shirts and loose pants (somehow considered permissible in Islam) and a girl passing by notices him; Is it a sin for a man? ...