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Why Is the Thigh from the Nakedness According to the Hanafi School?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As Salamu Alaykum, The subject of the awrah was being discussed in a lesson and the following hadith was mentioned: حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ يَحْيَى، وَيَحْيَى بْنُ أَيُّوبَ، وَقُتَيْبَةُ، وَابْنُ، حُجْرٍ قَالَ يَحْيَى بْنُ...

Basic Fiqh of Looking at the Opposite Sex

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam ‘aleykum What is the popular position in regards to looking at the non-awrat parts of a woman (face and the hands)? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, 1. In the Hanafi school, it is permitted (though disliked...

Doing a wrong to win someone’s heart

Q: On a recent tour of the UK a certain aalim posed for a photo with Amir Khan, a boxer, who participates in a Haraam music-promoting sport, and whose satr is exposed due to his profession. This nakedness would particularly be the case at weigh-ins before bouts where,...

Covering the Nakedness for a Man: Answers

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have multiple inquiries on the topic of nakedness[awrah] in terms of clothes. 1) For most pants with zippers, such as jeans and khaki pants, a space between the zipper and the button exists where one could prospectively see...

Is Laser Hair Removal Allowed?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: assalamu alaykum. 1 – Is it haram to have laser hair removal done? 2 – If it is not haram, is there any places which should be left alone e.g. I know women are not allowed to laser their eyebrows, and men are not allowed...

Can Women Wear Colorful Clothing?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: My mother would like to open a women’s clothing store. I have refrained from helping her because I do not feel the clothing meets the Shariah standard for female clothing. To my understanding, females can only wear dark...

Remaining Naked When Alone

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the ruling on not having one’s nakedness (awra) covered in front of animals, such as a pet bird or cat? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh In general, it is...