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'Awrah for men in Islam

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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What will a woman of this world receive in Heaven? [duplicate]

Men will get hoor in heaven.so What will a woman of this world receive in Heaven? l heard woman will convert into man in heaven and also get hoor Is it true?
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Can straight men wear women's underwear due to level of comfort? [duplicate]

Assalam walikum, Recently, I accidently saw my male friend that he has worn women underwear inside his pants. I have known him since college days. He has been one of my muslim male friend is 100% ...
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Is it permissible for women to pray by whispering? [duplicate]

Is it permissible for women to pray by whispering? Like it’s not completely silent and you’ll still be able to hear it but it’s not loud. Is this okay in the following situations: in general (all ...
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Are you allowed to expose the sins of a non-Muslim?

I’ve heard that you aren’t allowed to expose the sins of others. But how about non-Muslims? Are you allowed to expose the sins of a non-Muslim by telling your nearest about it?
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Is it tohmat to assume that two people are together?

Is it tohmat to assume that two people are together if you’ve seen pictures of them together? And then tell your nearest about it even though you aren’t 100% sure?
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Can male Muslim athletes wear gold medals? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, How can Muslim men compete in Olympic games (and other athletic competitions) if wearing gold is haram for men? In the Olympics, do they simply accept the gold medal but refuse to ...
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is there any verse where it says men have more physical strength than women?

Assalamu Alaikum. I just want to know is there anywhere in the Quran where it clearly says that,men were given more physical strength when compared to women. if yes please explain it detailly. And if ...
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Unmarried males reducing sexual passion by fasting

It seems to me that a pious male teenager or adult should be satisfied and patient with the feeling he gets from nocturnal emissions (wet dreams) which are normal and not sinful. If he wants this ...
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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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Can a men wear girl dhoti style pajama?

I am a male person. I sometimes wear dhoti pajama instead of pant. I wear male shirts and i looks like a male but i like to wear the only one thing that belongs to a girl and this is dhoti pajama. but ...
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Is avoiding overt displays of masculinity part of the male hijab?

A Muslim woman may be instructed that her behavior is considered part of the female hijab, and she should avoid displays of femininity, such as softening your voice (IslamWeb), and instead adopt ...
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Is Hijab an outdated or an old age remedy to keep the society away from a lot of sins? Is the ruling of hijab proving only men should be dominant? [closed]

Assalamu Alaikum. Behind every command of Allah there would be a reason. Hence when hijab comes to my mind, the so-called reasons people claim for the reason to wear hijab are: Even though men and ...
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Can men wear jewelry?

Back then men used to wear jewelry and even skirts (things that are seen as female-associated now), but aren't these things just social gender norms that people themselves have created over time? So ...
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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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Shaving chest hair

Assalaam alaikum , I just have one important query regarding shaving hair..I am aware that shaving the armpits and private parts are mandatory but I was wondering whether it is permissible to shave ...
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Does Qur'an 23:6 talk about “wives” or “spouses” in إِلَّا عَلَىٰ أَزْوَاجِهِمْ?

Qur'an 23:6 has varying translations (see Islam Awakened): إِلَّا عَلَىٰ أَزْوَاجِهِمْ أَوْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَانُهُمْ فَإِنَّهُمْ غَيْرُ مَلُومِينَ except with their wives, and what their ...
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Should I lower my gaze whenever I see a shirtless man, and is it Haram for me to look at him?

Should I lower my gaze whenever I see a shirtless man, and is it Haram for me to look at him? And is it Haram for me to look at the knees of others because knees are supposed to be covered? I looked ...
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Can men leave their hair short in sides and long in middle?

Should men get their hair equally cut in sides and middle or can they leave it short in sides and long in middle? I have seen some men get their hair cut equally on whole scalp.
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When proposing / before agreeing to marry a woman, how much can a man look at her (body)?

I found the following evidence: A lady came to Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and said, "O Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)! I have come to you to offer myself to you." He raised his eyes and looked at her and then ...
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Is determining which niqabi is your wife a problem for Muslim men?

One practical problem I see about women wearing niqab is that it may be difficult to distinguish one woman from another. (E.g. "the one with long brown hair..." is not effective.) Question: Is ...
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Was the Qur'an intended to be read by men?

There are some verses of the Qur'an which are written as if the reader is male, which makes me wonder: Question: Was the Qur'an intended to be read by men? Maybe I'm reading too much into this, but ...
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Why do Muslim women need to cover more than men?

I was talking to a non Muslim and she thought it was objectifying women that they have to cover up and how come the coverage is not equal between the genders? How do we answer this?
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Tidying beard by trimming allowed?

Muslim men are told to leave the beard and trim the moustache. There is some discussion whether you can trim more than a fistful of the beard. Besides that can you trim the hairs if they are sticking ...
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Is marrying a second wife makruh (disliked) even if the husband can treat his wives equally?

Under Islamic marital jurisprudence, Muslim men are allowed to practice polygyny, that is, they can have more than one wife at the same time, up to a total of four. -- Polygyny in Islam, Wikipedia ...
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Is there an Islamic reason non-mahram Muslim men refuse to let me buy them e.g. coffee or a meal?

New Muslim question... I hang around with Muslims more nowadays; sometimes we go out for meals or get coffee or something, and I offer to pay. There's a range of reasons for doing so, partly just to ...
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Does a barren woman need to complete iddah (period of waiting) after divorce?

If a woman can't have children as she had her womb removed or her tubes severed which means that she will not "conceal what Allah has created in their wombs if they believe in Allah and the Last Day. ....
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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 ...
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How do the rules for men travelling alone and women travelling alone differ?

Throughout Islam, there is a lot of attention on women travelling alone, with attitudes varying significantly. Indeed, there's several questions on this site relating to women travelling alone: Can ...
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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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Do males wear under garments in Ihram?

I heard that, unlike females, male pilgrims wear only two sheets of cloth (Ihram). Does this mean they are not allowed to wear undergarments to protect their modesty?
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Is it permissible for men to carry gold, golden objects, or equipment coated in gold?

For men, is it permissible to carry gold or golden objects or equipment or tools or such coated in gold? To carry it daily, even though he may not need it, but just in case he does.
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Why are men not told to cover from head to toe in a thick outer garment? [closed]

Women are told to cover their bodies properly with a loose and thick outer garment (hijab). However men are only told to cover a section of their body. I understand that one should guard their private ...
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Is there a ruling that says a man has to wear a head cover, in general or during prayer? [duplicate]

I understand that there is no mention in the Quran or the Hadith of a head covering for males. It is a custom learned from the Prophet and is there in the Sunnah. I would like to know if there is ...
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Does the wife have the right to reject sex?

The wife has to obey her husband and he has to provide for her and treat her with kindness. However is the wife allowed to reject sex if she was not in the mood or for any other reason? It is her ...
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Why are women not told to hit their husband?

In Islam the men (husbands) are allowed to hit their wife's if they do something which is against Islam. I understand that this does not mean that they can hit hard and it is just a light hit with the ...
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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 ...
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Which color is the best for wearing shirt for men?

I can remember that a person told me that white is the colour for men to put on the shirts. Of course it is obvious that majority of people (Arab) use white Dishdashah (الدشداشه), so, perhaps it could ...
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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 man torso/chest/trunk awrah?

It is always stated in islamic sites etc that men's awrah is from knees to navel. (for example http://islamqa.info/en/34976 ). I have searched hadithes about that, and I have found many hadithes ...
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Man wearing simple women jeans?

Is it permissible for a man to wear women jeans (that is only simple one without any designs and other things)? As, sometimes, the material is very comfortable and they costs less.
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How can a male athlete accept gold medals at competitions?

I am thinking of taking part in some athletic contests. The authority will award the winners with gold medals. But as far as I know men aren't allowed to wear gold. So how can one accept gold medals ...
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Getting married or start my PhD? [closed]

I'm in urgent need to get married. Recently, I finished my Master and now looking for job/PhD position. Before, I finish my MS: I promised myself that once I graduate I'll get married. But, so far, I'...
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What verses of the Qur'an urge veiling for men/women, and what is the justification?

What verses of the Qur’an urge for the veiling, or covering of women? Do they call any reason for such? Do any verses urge for veiling of men?
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Is it permissible for men to wear women's undewear because they are more comfortable and have better colors?

I've asked this question before, and I want to reiterate it to clear up some misconceptions. Please do not immediately downvote this post (most people do), and read it in full before making any ...
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Does transitioning from male to female go against Islam?

I'm 21 years old and transgender, and I've experienced it from my childhood. People says that transsexuals are prohibited in Islam, but I feel it is totally wrong. They think like we are trying to ...
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Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females?

Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females? Two examples are (but not limited to): Females should or must lack a university level education, and focus on housework. Males ...
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What is Ayatollah Khamenei's ruling regarding men wearing short trousers in front of women (in streets or parties)?

Occasionally I see some boys or men who wear shorts (short trousers) in the streets or other public places. (Or even in the parties). On the other hand, According to Resalah-al-Amaliah (www.bahjat.ir) ...
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What is the ruling on having a “professorial” beard?

I am aware that it is Haram to be clean-shaven and Muslim men ought not to shave their beard completely, but I'd like to know if it is Haram to shave the beard like "professorial beard". I mean a ...
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Is it permissible for men to watch sports of women via Television? (Shi'a View)

I was wondering if it is permissible(Halal) for boys to watch the sport matches which their players are young girls. Note: I’m looking for the viewpoint of Shi'a about it.