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What acts of worship are prohibited for a woman undergoing menstruation?

I know fasting, prayer, circumambulation and touching the Qur'an are prohibited to woman undergoing menstruation. What others acts of worship are prohibited? Alternatively, I can re-frame the ...
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Does Allah favor men in Islam?

Does Allah favor men over women, or does he love us all equally? I have read this: https://www.uua.org/re/tapestry/youth/bridges/workshop14/185708.shtml but I'm not sure as to if it is true?
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is it bad to wear a wig if it's for cosplaying and not making yourself look attractive?

I wanted to know if a woman wore a wig to cosplay (not to attract anyone or to make herself attractive) is it haram??
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Can a woman lead a family of Mahrams (both male and female) into prayer?

Given the family is mahram, there wouldn't be lust or any evil thoughts involved what would be the issue to that. Please provide a sound argument from Quran and Hadith, to justify a claim or counter.
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Does obedience in Islam over a child mean the mother can control the child using Islam? [closed]

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته My brothers and sisters of Islam today I have a question that’s been on my mind for some time now. But before I proceed to telling you this question I will run you ...
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Can we read something like “Ya Hafizo”, "darood tanjeena and surah muzamil in our periods?

Can we read surah and wazaif in our menstrual cycle.
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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

I know we have to be purify before making salah and praising Allah swt. But how's a woman supposed to make supplications to Allah swt if she's on her menses and not purify.
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Must women perform bath after wearing perfume or makeup in public?

Is it true that a women when wears perfume or makeup in public when she comes home she should take ghusul, please tell me if this is true
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Is talking to non-mahrams/hanging out in public forbidden?

Having friends of the opposite gender is haram on the basis that it may lead to Zina. However, what if the interactions one has is in public with lots of people or in a school environment where there ...
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Doubt of being impure

I had period cramps and a yellow brownish vaginal discharge. I read somewhere that this is part of the menstruation since it was time for my menstrual cycle and therefore I didn't pray salah. Should ...
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How do unmarried women with no mahram go on a pilgrimage to Mecca?

A pilgramage to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam, considered mandatory for both men and women. However, Mecca is in Saudi Arabia, a country which enforces strict rules on the behaviour of ...
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Men are burdened in Islam

Why is it that women are assured 100% rights and security in Islam. Whereas men are literally made into mules who are just supposed to work in order to please women and children?
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Is it haram not to have children?

Hi my name is Keyshawna and I have been Muslim for about a little over two years but I'm still learning and still struggling with self-educating myself. But my question is: Is it haram to not have ...
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How do I get started with Islam? [closed]

I am an eighteen year old girl, I just started university and I want to convert to Islam. The problem is I don’t know any Muslim women well enough to ask guidance and I don’t know if it’s appropriate ...
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Islamically when a women gets married does her primary responsibility go to her in-laws?

Salaams, I was having a discussion the other night with my family as I am getting married soon. My father said that I will be "leaving this family" and joining another family and when I disagreed he ...
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Very important. ABOUT WOMEN AROUSAL

I am a muslim women. I want an answer that's why i am writing about it. I always have a high hormonal level as im arousal when my period is close. Usually it comes at certain moments. But this time ...
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Is Niqab and Burqa obligatory for women? [duplicate]

There are some shuyookh who say that niqab and burqa are obligatory because women are altogether 'awrah and they refer to the verse “And tell the believing women to lower their gaze (from looking ...
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Do female believers get rewarded for their monthly menses?

'A'isha reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: A believer does not receive (the trouble) of running a thorn or more than that but Allah elevates him in rank or effaces his sins because of ...
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What is the difference between “muhajaba” and “hijabi”?

It seems both muhajaba (or muhajiba) and hijabi refer to women who observe hijab. Personally, I like hijabi because it sounds cute, and not for any serious reason. Question: What is the difference ...
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Is it haram for women to wear trousers?

There are some scholars that say that wearing trousers and leggings for women is Haram. And there are some other Muslims that say that it is permissible only if the trousers are not tight and a long ...
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If I make ghusl and then I have a wet dream do I make ghusl agian

As-Salam-u-Alaikum Okay so I made ghusl at night and then I went to sleep and then I think I had a wet and I woke up wet as well but I wasn’t sure if I had to do ghusl or not so I did my Wudu and ...
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Should a woman pray when she has discharge?

I had my period a week ago and am back on the contraception pill, but experienced some discharge on my liner when I have gone to the bathroom a few times today and want to know if I can just clean ...
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Is motherhood the defined position for women?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Our religion (Islam) has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood Is this true?
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Do I need to perform ghusl if I have white fluid discharge without any sexual arousal?

I m a teen girl and my vagina sometime realease a white fluid I didnt masturabate or anything it simply comes out on its own or sometime when I thinking something bad should I have ghusl every time it ...
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Is vaginoplasty after childbirth to improve my husband's sexual pleasure permissible?

After having a child (where the delivery was normal) my husband is having a hard time fulfilling his sexual desire with me; not because of outward appearance, but during sex when he is inside me. ...
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Is there any importance for Toe Rings in Islam?

I was searching about importance of Toe Rings in Islam. They carry some importance in Hinduism. Married women wear it for various reasons. I also seen some Muslim women wearing them. So I searched ...
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Is it forbidden that a Muslim women do haircuts on a non Muslim or kafir woman?

I'm a woman hairdresser living in a Christian country, Am I allowed to do haircuts to woman non believers as my hairdressing business based on the Islamic laws?
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Is it haram for woman to choose not marry until die? [duplicate]

The reason is because of afraid unable to love the husband because already love another man. As far as I know can't enter jannah a woman who doesn't love her husband. While man whom this woman loved ...
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How to know if a woman has a wet dream and is Ghusl required?

If you do not remember having a wet dream, but you see some discharge, then should you do ghusl? It is confusing because as a woman I have discharge anyway, so I do not know if it is a sign of a wet ...
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I am having orgasms while sleeping, specifically when i don't recite duas before sleeping

I remember when my Arabic tutor told me girls who do not recite duas before sleeping are visited by jinns and they can cause physical harm if they have intercourse with them. For the past few days, ...
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Should a woman's arm rest in sujood (prostration)?

When I first learned to pray, I was instructed to rest my arms on the floor, and was told that only men are required to lift them. But recently, after I moved to Palestine, it seems that everyone ...
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Will houri be available to people in Jannat?

Salam, I have heard many times through many people that if one does follow all the necessary Islamic laws and happens to be placed in Jannat(heaven), then the man will receive hoor(Houri) (very ...
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How do a muslim woman pray if she doesn’t have a hijab?

I’ve watched a film based on a true incident where a muslim girl’s plane crashed and she ended up in a forest. She’s got some minor injuries & some of her clothes were ripped including her hijab. ...
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Why did the women in Sura 12.30-31 cut their hands when they saw how “beautiful” Joseph was?

I'm reading Sura 12, the narrative on Joseph's life, and I don't think I quite understand the historical context for why the women at the banquet cut their hands with a knife when they saw how ...
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Can a lady stipulate in the nikah contract that her husband may not enter into polygamy? [duplicate]

From what I understand, in Islam marriage is a contract. And conditions can be set in it breaking of which can be grounds for divorce. Thus is it acceptable or considered makruh for a female to ...
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Can my parents force me to wear the niqaab islamically? If I don't wear it am I sinning?

Salaam I'm a 15 year old girl who goes to an islamic private school. Because of my mum constantly urging me to wear the niqaab I decided to wear it a year back. My older sister also started to wear ...
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Why scholars disagree on whether it's obligatory for women to veil their faces or not in Islam?

While reading Surat Al-Noor, I came across the following verse: “And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty ...
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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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Who says women dying their hands with henna is (im)permissible?

From Wikipedia: The name henna also refers to the dye prepared from the plant and the temporary body art (staining) based on those dyes (see also mehndi). -- Henna, Wikipedia Mehndi... is a ...
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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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Correct method of “sajda” for women

What is the exact method of sajda for women. Many people are confused for this. Many ladies put their elbows down and some do not put. Some Muslim scholars recommend that it's not mendatory to put ...
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Is it necessary for ladies to cover their head while performing ablution?

l have heard that during ablution it is necessary for ladies to cover their head otherwise their ablution will not be performed. but i have searched and didn't get any exact hadees related to it.
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Upcoming Umrah, went on BC but still spotting

Taking birth control pill to delay the period because of upcoming Umrah trip next week But unfortunately started spotting so does this mean I can’t offer salah, fast or do tawaf? It’s very light ...
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What hair length am i allowed to keep?

i'm a girl. How long must i keep my hair? what is the minimum length required? my hair grow fast and my mother doesn't let me cut them saying that women must keep their hair long. I dont mind the long ...
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Can I marry a LDS/Mormon woman? I know the Qur'an allows marriage to believers, but are Mormons believers?

I know that many questions have been asked about marrying spouses that are "believers," but who are not Muslims, and that the Qur'an does make it permissible as long as they are devout believers, etc. ...
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Is taraweeh for women considered as sunnat or nafil?

The taraweeh salah for women is sunnat or nafil? Just want to clear it more that when a girl is performing the taraweeh salah then we wilk the girl will perform it as sunnat salah or nafil salah
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Can I read the Quraan during menses from cell phone? [duplicate]

I am doing hifz. I have some doubts to clear. Can I read quraan during menses from cell phone? Because if I don't read, I forget what I have memorized.
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Is it allowed for a women to uncover her face if non Muslim government banned face cover?

I'm living in a Buddhist country .. recently our country faced a terror attack so after that incident government banned women face covering
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What is the commandment about women veil on working place?

As a student and working lady we have to interact with a number of people even men in our everyday routine. If a women veil but cannot wear gloves for whole day because of it's working situation. As ...
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Does Quran/Islam forbid women from going to school?

Are women allowed to go to school? If yes, are their any restrictions they have to observe? I understand they may have to go to school alone at times (if not all the time), they might have to travel ...

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