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Can I see any part of my wife?

A man can see any part of his wife, yes. However, most women feel insecure about their bodies regardless of what part of the world they are from. A good husband would work on getting his wife to ...
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Is modest cultural dresses better than simply modest dresses for Muslims?

In Islam, both men and women are obligated to dress modestly and protect their chastity. There is no restrictions on what they wear as long as they dress according to the principles of Islam. You won'...
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Is "Allaah commanded the believing women ... to leave only one eye showing" authentic?

The hadith you are referring to is a da'īf (weak) hadith mawqūf, which means that the narration (hadith) is attributed to a companion, not to the Prophet ﷺ (mawqūf). In our case here, the narration ...
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What should happen if the requirements of health and safety were to conflict with the requirements of modesty?

Your question talks about an unknown future based on assumptions. I would start with referring to the below Hadith: It was narrated that Abu Hurairah said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'The ...
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Should a girl wear the headscarf before puberty?

There isn't any religious obligation on children to observe hijab: رفع القلم عن ثلاث عن النائم حتى يستيقظ وعن الصغير حتى يكبر وعن المجنون حتى يعقل أو يفيق The pen has been lifted from three: From the ...
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Under what circumstances is it okay for a Muslim woman to be on TV?

In practice, in almost all Muslim majority countries of the world, Muslim women do appear on television in various roles ranging from characters in dramas and commercials, as news anchors and even as ...
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Why do Muslimahs not understand hijab in this day and age?

No matter what a woman wears, it's never good enough for men. Man X says "women should wear [something]" and Man Y says "women should wear [something else]"---both state their opinion with complete ...
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Dressing modestly in the summer?

All perfect praise be to Allah My answer doesnot contain any suggestions. I will try just to cover OTHER side. So, it all depends on your culture and where you are living, because if i recommend ...
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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 a husband ask his wife to pierce her belly for his own pleasure?

There is no problem if it's between husband and wife. Both should try their best to pleasure themselves. But it should be private and make sure none can see you. "Who guard their chastity,except ...
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When talking to a potential future spouse about marriage, is it allowed to ask them some sex-related questions?

sir, in islam anything is permissible until proven haraam(thats what i was said). and try to keep it decent and modest without making it like the main purpose for marital relationship(eventhough its a ...
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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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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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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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Is it permitted to sit with your sister in law in same room?

Provided you are not alone with them then it is permitted for you to sit with your sisters in law if they are wearing a headscarf and dressed modestly. But you should guard against sin and lower ...
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When is it possible to look at the opposite sex who is not mahram?

If there is not any kind of fitna and a good intention, there is nothing wrong to look into a face of a woman in public place such as hospital, if it is necessarily and short. But it is better not to ...
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Is swimming in a mixed pool allowed if women are covered?

Theoretically this is no different from everyday co-existing, but in water instead of air. As usual, both men and women would need to cover their awrah. However, it's practically problematic to do ...
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Can I talk with my kid's classmates' mums?

Common sense and a clear understanding of the Quran should guide you in this case. There is no prohibition in the Quran for such interactions. And a quick glance at actual functioning Muslim societies ...
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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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Why do Muslimahs not understand hijab in this day and age?

I think the problem is we don't take it as obligation by Islam but just as an identity to be seen as Muslim - We don't read Quran, we don't study Hadith we just want to be doing what we are doing - we ...
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Is modesty without hijab possible?

It's a good question and one stimulating to my interest in comprehensive and holistic treatments of Islamic doctrine based on philosophical insights. So prepare yourself for a substantial intellectual ...
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Is modest cultural dresses better than simply modest dresses for Muslims?

Obviously some cultural dress is designed for the climate of that country e.g. Shalwar kameez of Pakistan/India is thin (but not see through to avoid breaking one of the conditions of hijaab) and ...

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