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At what age does a person become an adult in Islam?

A person is considered an adult and held responsible for religious and legal obligations on attaining puberty, as evidenced by the Quranic verses and ahadith that condition such obligations on having ...
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How to defend Aisha's marriage age?

The marriage of the Prophet ﷺ to 'Ā'isha was 100% legitimate from an Islamic point of view as she was already a woman at the time of marriage, and all the conditions of marriage were fulfilled. She ...
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Is it true that Allah will not accept any one's excuses after 60 years?

This world is for deeds with recompense not necessarily being tied to one's deeds, while the hereafter is a world of recompense and no deeds. The 6419th hadith in Sahih al-Bukhari does not mean that ...
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Does Aisha witnessing her father's migration to Abyssinia imply she could not have consummated her marriage at age 9?

When the Muslims were put to test (i.e. troubled by the pagans), Abu Bakr decided to migrate to the land of Ethiopia. THIS HAPPENED WAY AFTER THE MIGRATION TO ABYSSINIA IN 9 BH! Second part of the ...
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Is sex before the age of menstruation classified as zina?

I believe this is not recorded in Islam because she was a minor at the time: Narrated 'Ali: That the Messenger of Allah said: "The pen has been lifted from three; for the sleeping person until he ...
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Is growing a beard only appropriate for the elderly?

No. The basis for prescribing beards in Islam are the ahadith: ‏ انهكوا الشوارب، وأعفوا اللحى Cut the mustaches short and leave the beard (as it is). — Bukhari عشر من الفطرة قص الشارب وإعفاء اللحية ...
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Is growing a beard only appropriate for the elderly?

There is no specific age limit or requirement for growing a beard in Islam. The act of growing a beard is highly encouraged in Islam and is considered a part of the natural disposition and beauty of a ...
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Why is 40 considered a prime age for this Ummah?

Asalaam Alaikum Allah azzawajal is Al-Hakeem (the perfectly wise). Owner of the infinite wisdom. we humans with our finite minds can only try to ponder and contemplate on the signs which He has shown ...
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is it haram to lie about my age in surveys

It is better for you to tell the truth than to cause upon a lie. Lying about your age is indeed forbidden, as is the principle with lying in general. So it is not permissible for you to evade this ...
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Marrying an older woman

According to tradition, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was 25 years old when he married his first wife, Khadījah, who was about 40 years old at the time of marriage. Further, she had married before (Sunni ...
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Should 14 year old pay Zakat on benefit money that is being saved?

Zakat must be paid by anyone having wealth more than nisab amount (85 grams of gold or 595 grams of silver). It does not matter whether the owner of the money is below the age of puberty or ...
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