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Did scholars say that the awrah of a female slave is from navel to knee?

The 'awrah of a female slave is disagreed upon by the madhabs: Some scholars hold that her 'awrah is the same as a free woman (everything or everything except face and hands). And some of them have ...
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What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?

Yes, it is permissible for spouses to look at each others' 'awrah (private parts), e.g., when totally naked. The Qur'an says that guarding private parts is a general rule that has only two exceptions;...
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Asalaam Alaikum in one perspective it is an established fact that sins differ in their intensity. the reasoning for this is taken from the hadith which mentions the 7 destructive or major sins. there ...
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How reliable is the hadith "the woman is Awrah"?

The hadith is reliable since it has its authentic (sahīh, Arabic: صحيح) chains, albeit not through Jami' at-Tirmidhi 1173. To understand where the Islam Q&A article comes from, one has to ...
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What is the 'awrah for men? Should a man lower his gaze on seeing another shirtless man?

When it comes to the topic of the 'awrah of men scholars hold different positions. Even if the majority seems to agree about one. In the sum there are four or five different views (or different ...
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Is it permissible to wear minimal clothing, exposing awrah, when alone?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Narrated Bahz bin Hakim: "My father narrated to me from my ...
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If a woman exposes awrah to another woman, what is invalid?

Assalamualykum, Exposing the awrah for both male and females to anyone is totally haram, unless there is a valid reason like the above statement of needing medical treatment. It is much better to do ...
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Is it permitted to look and touch a slave when buying her?

The report has been classed as authentic by al-Albani in Irwa' al-Ghaleel and also by some other scholars. It is an athar about Ibn Umar. Not a 'hadith' (i.e. not something said or done by the Prophet ...
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Are tucked-in shirts and pants non-Islamic?

Yes, awrah for men should be covered. The same rules apply (loose, opaque, non-conforming to other religions e.g. a t-shirt with a cross on it isn't acceptable). A combination of bias and ignorance ...
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Can slave woman show herself to her master?

Yes, she can because there is Ijma (consensus) that it is permissible to have intimate relations with slave women, even without marriage, and hence by consensus there is no 'awrah of a slave woman in ...
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Does my grandfather's cousin's daughter have to wear the hijab in the presence of me?

Yes. The Quran commands women to observe hijab from men, other than mahrams, and your relationship is not listed among the mahrams: وقل للمؤمنات يغضضن من أبصارهن ويحفظن فروجهن ولا يبدين زينتهن إلا ما ...
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Does my grandfather's cousin's daughter have to wear the hijab in the presence of me?

Yes, it is obligatory for her to observe the Islamic hijab in your presence since you are not her mahram.
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Under what conditions can a Muslim woman wear a bikini?

In the name of God, the Beneficent, Most Merciful All praise is due to God (ﷻ), the Lord of the Worlds. The Beneficent, the Merciful. Master of the Day of Judgement, and God’s Peace and Blessings be ...
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What is there to know about the awrah-ness of women's feet?

according to islamweb.net , The three schools say they are awrah. Abu-Hanifa said they are not. However , men should not look at them . Ibn-Nujaim (a high-level hanafi scholar died 970 AH) said there ...
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Is it permissible to wear minimal clothing, exposing awrah, when alone?

To summarize, basically, if it's very hot, you may wear minimal clothing if there are no non-Mehram around at all. You may lie naked in bed (and/or with your spouse, if they agree) as long as whatever ...
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What is the 'awrah' of women with respect to other women?

That the awrah of women in front of other (Muslim) women is less than their awrah in front of non-mahrams is proven by the Quran itself, because it counts women with the husband and mahrams when ...
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How to interpret the hadith Musnad Al-Bazzār 16/215/8628?

First of all the hadith you mentioned is among a lot of ahadith which lead to the conclusion that there's a 'awrah between spouses which are all qualified as da'if or worse so one is not recommended ...
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What kind of clothes are to be worn around mahrams?

Any clothing that they wear must at least cover their 'awrah. The 'awrah of a man with respect to his mahram women is the area from the navel to the knees, according to the majority. The 'awrah of a ...
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Should a muslim still keep his/her gaze down even if the person he/she is looking at is covering their awrah?

Yes, looking at the face, hands and feet of a non-mahram woman is forbidden when it will be accompanied by feelings of desire. That is agreed upon. According to some madhabs it is forbidden to look at ...
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According to the laws of Shariya, a woman should put on a head cover at home or not?

No, the husband, sons, brothers etc. of a woman are her mahrams. She does not need to cover her head in front of them. قل للمؤمنات ... لا يبدين زينتهن إلا لبعولتهن أو آبائهن أو آباء بعولتهن أو ...
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Should a woman cover her hands and face according to this hadith?

Are the face and hands 'awrah? There is difference among the madhabs on whether a woman's face and hands are 'awrah in front of a non-mahram male. Some consider them to be part of 'awrah and some do ...
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Naked diagrams of human bodies and drawing biological structures

Firstly, the comment mentioned by @Medi1Saif (namely: "How else would you study medicine?" looks profitable; and might be a solver approach. Secondly, regarding the last part of your question, I'm ...
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Is it a sin if my private part was exposed to a medical professional unintentionally?

No, it's not a sin if you are on an emergency state, Allah knows what best and the most merciful.
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Am I sinful for seeing my fiancée without her hijab?

It was unintentional so it is not that big of a deal, just ask for forgiveness and ensure it does not happen again. Even if you tell her she should not be mad as it was an accident. But please ...
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Struggling to avert ones eyes from what you shouldn’t see?

You need to understand the spirit of the greater jihad .Not looking at women is a way for helping you win the battle but that doesn't mean that you have to continuously look at the ground and be so ...
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Can i pray in just a night gown at home?

As long as any clothing satisfies conditions of dress for salah, there is no issue. For details you may see here.
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Are Ankles to be covered for women? if not, till what extent the garment can be(above the ankles)?

Questions: Are Ankles to be covered for women? if not, till what extent the lower garment can be(above the ankles)? In our hanafi fiqh women’s whole body must be covered except the following five ...
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Are Ankles to be covered for women? if not, till what extent the garment can be(above the ankles)?

Ankles and calves must be covered in front of non-mahrams. This is apparent from the verse: ولا يضربن بأرجلهن ليعلم ما يخفين من زينتهن And let them not stamp their feet to make known what they ...
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What is the dressing criteria for women while offering Prayers?

The satar must be covered during prayer. For women this is the entire body except face and hands. The cloth must be thick enough that the colour of the skin is not apparent through it. The evidence ...
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How did non-muslim women dress during the time of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)?

First of all , Islam wasn't as binary in its arrival as some people think , it took a long time for people to abandon their pre-Islamic habits , it didn't happen overnight , the female dress was one ...
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