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Is determining which niqabi is your wife a problem for Muslim men?

This might seem like a big deal from afar but from personal experience it is rarely an issue. Consider the following distinguishing features: height build purses or other paraphernalia patterns/...
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Can men leave their hair short in sides and long in middle?

Leaving it noticeably longer in some areas compared to others is what is known as qaz' (Arabic: قزع), which the Prophet ﷺ forbade us to do. Either shave it all or leave it all: حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ ...
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When proposing / before agreeing to marry a woman, how much can a man look at her (body)?

The majority of the scholars hold the opinion that this should be limited to what is allowed in the rulings of Hijab and Awrah for a stranger woman i.e the face and hands. From Imam Nawawi's Minhaj ...
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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?

Islam dictates both genders to be careful and not get a certain degree of friendly comfort with a non-Maharam. And buying or receiving food could to some be perceived as that. It is subjective and a ...
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Was the Qur'an intended to be read by men?

The Quran wasn't distributed as a book to be read. Verses were revealed on the fly, to address issues as they arose. The Prophet proclaimed the verses on the pulpit, and in sermons and recited them ...
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Can men look at old women without veil (hijab)?

Bismillah (in the name of Allah), Allah (SWT) says in Surat An-Nur, verse #60 والقواعد من النساء اللاتي لا يرجون نكاحا فليس عليهن جناح ان يضعن ثيابهن غير متبرجات بزينة وان يستعففن خير لهن والله سميع ...
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Is Hijab an outdated or an old age remedy to keep the society away from a lot of sins?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?

To summarize the so-called reasons you provided is that hijāb: Hides the adornment of women, thus barring or reducing men's attraction towards women and any associated potential harm. Acts as a ...
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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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Do males wear under garments in Ihram?

All perfect praise be to Allah I will try be as short as possible. An-Nawawi may Allaah have mercy upon him said: 'If a person in a state of Ihraam (either for Hajj or 'Umrah) needs to ...
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Does Allah favor men in Islam?

You shouldn't be reading propaganda against Islam or what non-Muslims think of Islam without having good base knowledge in the religion. Allah says in the Quran: O mankind, indeed We have created ...
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Permissibility to kill all adult males

Yes. The ruler has the option to do any of the following with prisoners depending on what suits the interest of the Muslims: Kill them. As long as they have not accepted Islam and are not women, ...
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Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females?

Yes, Islam does promote gender stereotypes roles. In some cases, adhering to your gender's role is enforceable under sharia law. Women imitating men and vice versa The most obvious example is that ...
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What verses of the Qur'an urge veiling for men/women, and what is the justification?

Sticking only to the Qur'an (and ignoring ahadith which affect things like men wearing gold and silk and impersonating men/women), I list the relevant ayat below. (There's a lot of debate about what &...
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Is it permissible for men to carry gold, golden objects, or equipment coated in gold?

Gold or other metals are prohibited for man to wear not to carry. Anything which circles around body part is come under the definition of clothes and jewellery. Ring, garland or other things are ...
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Why are women not told to hit their husband?

All praise be to Allah. “Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because Allaah has made one of them to excel the other, and because they spend (to support them) from their means. ...
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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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Was the Qur'an intended to be read by men?

No, it was intended to be read by both genders, what you see is because of two reasons: Qur'an is addressed to Prophet Muhammad. Even in many verses it says : قل as in say...as God is commanding ...
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When proposing / before agreeing to marry a woman, how much can a man look at her (body)?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) narrates: I was in the company of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace) when a man came and informed him that he had ...
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Does a barren woman need to complete iddah (period of waiting) after divorce?

Did you not see in that ayah, 2:228: "And their husbands have the better right to take them back in that period"? So this gives time for her husband to change his mind and take her back.
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is there any verse where it says men have more physical strength than women?

The short answer is no there's no verse saying that women are given less physical strength than men. In fact there's no verse that says men have been given something more than women nor vice versa. ...
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Unmarried males reducing sexual passion by fasting

Fasting reduces sexual passion because of the Hadith in Bukhari see the last phrase. Source: https://sunnah.com/bukhari/67/4 Narrated `Abdullah: We were with the Prophet (ﷺ) while we were young ...
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Can a men wear girl dhoti style pajama?

Yes , if it is long enough that covers from the naval to the knee. [1] "Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) cursed those men who are in the similitude (assume the manners) of women and those women who are in the ...
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When proposing / before agreeing to marry a woman, how much can a man look at her (body)?

There are certain exceptions in Islam in which it is permissible to look at a non-mahram woman for reasons of necessity, one of which is in the case of proposing marriage. It is permissible for a ...
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How does a Muslim complete his urination?

Whichever method makes you most satisfied that urine will not come out after you have finished. The main reason is in order to keep your clothing clean.
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Shaving chest hair

The Prophet (pbuh) said: “What is halaal is that which God has permitted in His Book, and what is haraam is that which God has forbidden in His Book, and what He has remained silent about is ...
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Does Qur'an 23:6 talk about "wives" or "spouses" in إِلَّا عَلَىٰ أَزْوَاجِهِمْ?

From Tafsir Muhammad Asad: إِلَّا عَلَىٰ أَزْوَاجِهِمْ أَوْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَانُهُمْ فَإِنَّهُمْ غَيْرُ مَلُومِينَ Quran 23:6 Lit., "or those whom their right hands possess" (aw ma ...
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Can males pluck their eyebrows?

It is Haraam for men to pluck their eyebrows. From fatwa of Shaykh Abdul Azeez ibn Baaz rahamatullah alaihi we can say, plucking of eyebrows is not allowed, whether for men or women. Check fatwa of ...
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Why do Muslim women need to cover more than men?

The reasons given in the Qur'an for hijab: O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer garments. That is more ...
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