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Can I get a piercing

Would it be halal to get my nipples pierced? It's not for attention or the pleasure of some dude, I've always liked nipple piercings and really want some
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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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Is doing facial exercises to obtain dimples considered changing the creation of Allah?

Assalamualaikum everyone! I’ve been doing some facial exercises lately: I don’t naturally have dimples but because of those exercises I’m getting dimples. Is this considered changing the creation of ...
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Does Allah create the movements in our bodies every moment?

At every second we change our movements Does Allah create the movements in our bodies every moment Or, are our bodies programmed? Do they work on their own?
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Who or what are 'mugharribun'?

Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said to me: Have the mugharribun been seen (or some other word) among you? I asked: What do the mugharribun mean? He replied: They ...
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Few Questions about the soul and body

Assalamualaikum brothers and sisters, I am quite curious about the body - soul relationship in human beings. What I wanted to know is : Can the soul have senses (see, hear, smell, etc.), speak, or ...
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How did we exist before we were born? [duplicate]

Is it true we existed before birth? If so how? In what form. Please clarify
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Changing eye color by lessening the amount of melanin in eyes and not by surgery

My friend, who has naturally dark brown eyes, wants to change her eye color. She doesn't want to get surgery. She's considering using eye drops that with regular use lessen the amount of melanin in ...
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A tattoo is a way to alter one's body, but so is circumcision?

So I have a non-muslim friend who recently got a tattoo and asked me why it was forbidden in my religion. When I said that it is a way of altering Allah's creation and it inflicts unnecessary pain on ...
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Is it inappropriate for a woman to medically prevent her menses? [duplicate]

There's medical methods of preventing menses, see e.g., Stop Your Periods With Continuous Birth Control: The Pill In most cases, you take pills with hormones for 21 days. Then, for 7 days, you ...
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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.
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How does a Muslim complete his urination?

I heard that Istibra where one coughs or gets up and walks a little or squeezes the head of the penis to ensure all drops of urine have exited the body is an innovation. Instead he should simply wait ...
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What is there to know about the awrah-ness of women's feet?

On my trip to Indonesia, I was surprised that it was normal for women to go around mosques with bare feet, even in front of non-mahram men. I heard that Hanafi scholars don't consider feet part of ...
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Is there evidence to exercise a little before Iftar?

Some brothers go to the gym during their fast and work out for around an hour before breaking the fast. I read there is some benefit for the body / losing weight / etc doing this. I'm wondering if ...
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What is the sunnah of cutting nails?

What is the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in cutting nails of hand and foot toes?
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Can I pluck the extra hair between the eyebrows and forehead?

My forehead is small and the eyebrows have grown in such a way that they meet the edges of my forehead and my eyebrows look very thick. I don't want to make it thin, but can I pluck this extra hair ...
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Did Muhammed know about organs inside human beings?

My doubt came to when I read about jibreal taken out the heart of Prophet and washed the heart in zam zam water. So I was wondering how did the people in that time know about heart and organs in human ...
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Is removing of hair where the eyebrows meet considered haram?

Is removing of hair where the eyebrows meet, i.e., the area above the nose and between the eyebrows, considered haram? I have a unibrow and was wondering if I could shave off the middle area. I read ...
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What if a husband is displeased with his new wife's body after getting married?

I'm wondering what after happens if, after getting married and the wife revealing her body for the first time, her husband is not satisfied. Question: What if a husband is displeased with his new ...
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Can males pluck their eyebrows?

The Hadith which refers to the one plucking eyebrows being cursed is to females so can males pluck them? (Mine have a few long hairs and it would be nicer to remove these longer ones to look tidy. ...
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How is it possible that the coccyx does not decay at all? What if the body was cremated?

IslamWeb.com write: Asalamu 'aleykum. There is a Hadith about the day of resurrection which states, that humans will be resurrected from the end part of their coccyx bone. This Hadeeth is ...
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Is it permissible to use “subliminals” in videos to change one's eye color?

There are these videos which is like some sort of 'hypnosis' thing for your subconscious mind. It plays these frequencies with an inaudible voice in the background that your subconscious can hear. ...
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How to perform funeral if the body is not found?

We wash the dead body, perform funeral (janazah) prayer, bury the dead body in a grave and throw three fistful of soil and then fill the grave. But what is the funeral procedure like if the body is ...
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Is everyone alive today a descendant of Prophet Adam (AS)?

There are people alive today with Neanderthal dna and other humanoid DNA. Are they considered as fully descendants of Prophet Adam? What does Islam say about the fate of human-like species who lived ...
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If we found a dead body somewhere, and need to bury it do we consider it a Muslim body or not?

In Verse (5:31) we are taught how to bury a dead person. This Verse at first sight doesn't make clear whether this is mandatory only for dead bodies of believers or a general rule. A Hadith from Sunan ...
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Why do people say that plucking eyebrows is haraam?

While reading the Quran cover to cover I wonder this question. Everything that Allah has forbidden us is clearly stated in the Quran for example in 2:173 the word harama is clearly stated. But why ...
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Is cryonics/cryopreservation haram?

Is cryonics/cryopreservation haram, according to sharia law? Are there any sheikhs issuing fatwas, out right prohibiting cryonics as haram?
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What is the ruling of gold teeth implanting (for men)?

As an Islamic rule, it is Haram (forbidden) for men to wear the gold (as a ring or necklace). I was wondering if the implanting of gold teeth has the same ruling or it is permissible? (As some ...
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Is cosmetic surgery allowed for a Muslim women to please her husband?

I am a Muslim woman and realise that I have a duty to my husband to please him and do what I need to do to keep us together. Lately however I feel the attraction between us has not been the way it ...
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Is donating blood or being on the donor register haram?

I believed that giving blood and being on the donor register was doing a good act but my dad thinks this is haram. Does anyone have any advice?
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Does putting a Muslim body in the pig's body prevent his soul from going to paradise?

I have heard that while a Muslim body is in a pig's body, his soul is prevented from reaching paradise. Is this true or false?
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Were our souls created when we were born?

From what I know about Islam (which I learned from my parents mostly), we have a soul and our soul is different to our physical body form (right?). It is something that can leave our body when we are ...
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Is it permissible to donate ones body organs? [duplicate]

We have the technology and practices that can successfully transplant organs from one human to another. This practice saves thousands of lives, but the problem is the lack of resources; organs. There ...
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Are wounds (ones that are still bleeding) considered najis/defiling?

Will they prevent one from doing proper wudu and salat? Furthermore, are there pardon/dispensation concerning wounded body parts with bandage/gauze for us to leave them dry during wudu? Someone had ...
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Is shaving the beard Haram?

Is shaving the beard Haram? Is there any authentic hadith about it? What is the opinion of the Quran about it? (Sunni and Shia)
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Is manufacturing artificial organs and body parts permissible?

Recently, there has been much talk in the news about scientific and technological advances like creating artificial blood using stem cells, artificial heart transplants, and even 3D printing of living ...
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Is it permissible for Muslim men/women to modify or set their eye brows?

Can I please have references for whether modifying, setting or doing anything with the eye brows for the sole purpose of looking good/better is permissible for our Muslim men/women or not?
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Is human flesh halal for eating?

Inspired by: this question Of course, murdering someone is forbidden and mutilating a body is forbidden. But setting these issues aside, would human flesh be halal for eating?
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Is organ donation permissible?

Is it permitted in Islam to donate organs like eyes or kidneys to someone who needs one? I'm looking for information both about donating while alive (suppose a parent or sibling is in need of it), and ...
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Is there any mention about the soul leaving the body in the Qur'an or Sunnah?

It is known that there is a phenomenon known as Astral Projection, or OBE (Out of Body Experience); many people have been reported to have experienced this. So my question is: is there any mention in ...
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Does the soul have a physical body in the hereafter? (Sunni view)

Will the people of paradise/heaven be physical beings or spiritual beings? Here on Earth, I understand that we are physical beings with souls. My question is, will the people of paradise/heaven also ...
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What are the ruling(s) about organs separated from the body before death?

What are the ruling(s) about organs separated from the body before death? For example amputated limbs. Can they be treated as rubbish? Or should they receive proper burying? Please explain whether ...
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Can Muslim men and women shave their body?

In summer when going to Swimming, it can be quite embarrassment to go with hairy body. Also I do not personally like hairs on my body. I am not sure if Islam allows shaving the body? If yes, can one ...