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Non-Muslims Living in an Islamic State

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Salam Are non muslims living in an Islamic country allowed to do things that are not allowed in the shariah apart from worshipping whoever they want to worship and having there places of worship protected. Like for example, can a non muslim living in an Islamic country drink alcohol, eat pork, gamble, deal in… read more »

Hurmat e musahara query.

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Does a movement in the male sexual organ (not an erection) establish hurmat e musahara. My mother touched the area abobe my ankle which was not covered with a cloth. After that I felt a slight movement in my penis although I do not remember it ti be accompanied with feelings of desire/shahwat.There was no… read more »

Interacting with Non Maharim

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AsSalam Walaikum WRA, As a young Muslimah, it can be difficult in finding the right person, especially when you’re told your whole life to stay away from boys/men.  However, I am in a slightly different situation. While attending college this past semester, I found myself graduallly being attracted to this muslim guy in… read more »

Can one remove Purdah?

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Asalamu alaikum, I started wearing the face veil many years ago as a student before I got married. However, for the last couple of years I’ve really struggled with wearing it and have now come to the decision to cease wearing it. I was never of the opinion that it was fardh but… read more »

Women Studying Abroad

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My husband is in army and he therefore lives away from me.i have secured a scholarship for PhD in Australia and my husband really wants me to avail it. We have safe means of travel these days and we know religious people and distant relatives and friends there in Australia. The intention is to make… read more »

My parents do not want me to get married

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Assalamualaikum. I am a guy from India planning to pursue my higher studies abroad inshaAllah. I am however afraid that I will fall into fitnah (women) when I go to the university. Hence I strongly wish to get married before going for my studies. Though I have not talked to my parents yet about the… read more »

Selling vibrators

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I have a convenient store and my question is are we allowed to sale vibrator sex toy for ladies Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. Rasulullaah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) advised, الحياء شعبة من الإيمان[1] Translation: “Modesty is a… read more »