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Can I kiss or hug my friend's wife who is like a sister to me?

You can not touch a non-mahram. ولا يحل له أن يمس وجهها ولا كفيها وإن كان يأمن الشهوة It is not permitted to (even) touch the face or the hand (of a non-mahram) even when there is safety from lust — ...
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For a man, is looking at uncovered non-mahram women forbidden?

I'll assume this question is about men looking at uncovered women; rulings for women looking at uncovered women are different. Basically it boils down to the ayah: Tell the believing men to reduce ...
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Does a Muslim woman need to cover her entire body (including hands and face) during prayer if a non-mahram man can see her?

In these three (95577, 11774 and 21536) fatwas from islamqa the author or mufti tries to proove that covering the face is the correct view of Islam. However one could find ahadith and Quran rulings ...
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Can I use chat?

The answer somehow depends on your behavior and your intention in a chat room. Basically one is allowed to greet a non-Mahram and make any thing which falls under necessary parts of conversation with ...
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Is a mahram allowed to touch a non-mahram in order to rescue them?

Basically, even the people holding the opinion that it isn't allowed to touch a non-mahram woman, would allow you to do so in situations where a life is on the stake. According to this answer: ...
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Can I kiss or hug my friend's wife who is like a sister to me?

The short answer is a clear and undisputed no. As already explained in the response by UmH, this is because even looking at non-mahram women is not allowed. Beyond even the obvious evidence of the ...
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Is it allowed to make relations with Non Mehrams in social media?

In GENERAL: Islam has many barriers...as long as you are within those barriers then you are good to go! Though distancing yourself away from those barriers would be better... as its some sort of ورع. ...
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Mixed gender education is haram, what should I do?

Mixed gender education is haram, what should I do? First of all I appreciate your paying attention to this matter which made you making research concerning what you should do. Since it is seen that ...
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Is it acceptable in Islam for a married man to meet another woman and catch up with her without the presence of his wife?

At least in a public place that would be OK to some extent: in an Islamic country greeting and what we may call necessary part of a conversation would be permissible. For example if it's a business ...
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Is it acceptable in Islam for a married man to meet another woman and catch up with her without the presence of his wife?

Source: https://islamqa.info/en/113996 Summary in brief: Speaking with a non-mahram is permissible Talk only what is necessary Don't aim to entertain the lady Keep the gaze down Use the normal tone ...
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How should be interactions with non-mehram be like in a coed institution?

My advice would be to follow your instincts - if it feels wrong, then it feels as such for a reason. I do not think (as has been suggested) that your conversation need be devoid of "fun", though ...
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Is a mahram allowed to touch a non-mahram in order to rescue them?

Emergencies result in relaxation or altogether abandonments of normal circumstance applications. A drowning person can not be let drowned for the reason of avoiding touching a Na-Mehram. It would ...
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If Asma bint Abu Bakr accepted the Prophet's offering of a ride, would the Prophet have committed a sin?

The hadith is quoted in both sahihs (al-Bukari and Muslim) Let's start by quoting the ahadith prohibiting what scholars call "Khulwa or Khulwah": Ibn 'Umar narrated: " 'Umar delivered a Khutbah ...
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Helping a choking person

If there was a woman around who could do abdominal thrusts/CPR then you shouldn't. BUT if there wasn't another woman around then it was perfectly fine for you to do so (as long as you "touch" only as ...
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Can I kiss or hug my friend's wife who is like a sister to me?

no we can not not hug or kiss our non blooded sister because she is not included in our mehram the mehram which is recognized by islam is only our blooded sister ,mother,phupho,khala,grand mother and ...
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Is my husband's ex-wife haram to him in the sense of being alone with him without me being present?

No, he can't be with her alone unless some other person mahram to her is present - like a brother or her kids. If their kids are present, then there is no need for you to be there.
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"A man should look at the woman he wants to marry to get induced to marry her": How should a blind man do about it?

Its permitted for the man to send someone else to see her on his behalf and then describe her to him, a blind man can take this option. This intermediary is either a woman relative of him or a mahram ...
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Under which circumstances are we allowed to touch non-mahram?

It is forbidden for non-mahram to ride that close as on bike, don't feel bad. You have done good for both yourself and her. Allah knows better and this apparent favor could have ended in problem for ...
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Under which circumstances are we allowed to touch non-mahram?

The situation that you raised regarding your bike is not extreme. I myself have faced similar situations multiple times and instead of dropping them by my bike, I prefer hiring them a taxi/rickshaw/...
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Our prayer will be accepted or not if a na_mehram come and we offering our prayer?

The prayer of a woman does not invalidate if a man see her, even if they are non-mahrams. However, it is forbidden for a non-mahram to enter to women in their own places because of fear of ...
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Can I perform Umrah with my paternal uncle?

Allah the almighty says: Prohibited to you [for marriage] are ... your brother's daughters, your sister's daughters, .... (4:23) This means your paternal uncle is a mahram and you can therefore ...
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what is umrah condition for old women if she had no mehram?

According to Saudi law: Women over the age of forty-five (45) may travel without a Mahram with an organized group, They must, however submits a no objection letter from her husband, son or brother ...
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Is it ok to wear beautiful dress in front of non mahram?

A women must not be a point of attraction of all the men around instead she should be covered from head to toe in front of non-mahrams. Talking for men's perspective, I would like no other man to ...
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Is my husband's ex-wife haram to him in the sense of being alone with him without me being present?

Maybe you should add the following: Are among these children male children (maybe the age?). Basically after divorce husband and wife are foreigners (non-mahrams) and shouldn't be alone in a room. In ...
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Is it possible to marry your wife's sister?

thank you for your question brother, to simplify, you asked is marrying two wives who are sisters haram (impermissible) or not in islam. My answer is that in islam it is not permissible to marry two ...
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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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Understanding the Ruling on being in an isolated place for opposite gender

There are orders in Islam about sin to restrict it and there are order about prevention to avoid committing sin. Your examples above definitely not comes in this prevention if you don't have ...
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Are girls/women mahrams of/to each other?

The concept of Mahram in Islam applies to two or more persons of opposite sex. Generally, mahram of opposite sex who are prohibited to marry each other by the Nobel Quran mainly because of blood or ...
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