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  • No Sin for Noticing a Woman Beside You Provided You Avert Your Gaze and Look Away Date: 22-1-2021

    I know that men must lower their gaze if there are women. But is it ok if I dont look at a woman directly but I can still see her in my peripheral vision? So for example if a woman is to my right so I look to my left, but can still see that someone is there in my peripheral vision, but I cannot make out their details, is that ok sheikh?.. More

  • Lowering the Gaze from Women Wearing Niqaab Date: 8-9-2019

    Why do men have to lower their gaze from hijabi women who also cover their faces? I mean, aren't they fully covered? What is there left to lower one's gaze from? .. More

  • Phone Sex Is Not Real Zina Date: 9-9-2018

    1. If any person did phone sex with any women/girl and during the phone sex they both fantasize having sex together and sounding like having real sex together, they did themselves masturbate during phone sex also so after this sinful action can he marry with her mother or daughter ? 2. These days mobile phones have become very commmon and often boys.. More

  • Meaning of ‘lowering the gaze’ Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is meant by "Lower your gaze"? Actually, I try to obey it, but sometimes I become confused with the meaning as I am not an Arab. I know that looking at the forbidden things like the covered or uncovered private parts of others is prohibited, but my confusion is about the faces of girls. I am giving you some of the meaning which.. More

  • Thinking about women without ejaculation Date: 1-11-2017

    I apologize for repeatedly asking questions about the same topic, but I think that you may have misinterpreted my last question. In your answer, you said, “Deliberately thinking about women in order to obtain pleasure by ejaculation is not permissible.” However, when I think about women, I do not ejaculate. So my question is: is deliberatelythinking.. More

  • Looking at fully-covered woman without lust Date: 8-12-2016

    Is there a consensus among the scholars that it is haram for a man to look at a non-Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) woman who wears the full hijab (including niqab), even if the look is not accompanied by desire? Or do scholars have different views regarding this issue? [Please do not refer me to questions that have already been asked on this website.] .. More

  • Whoever preserves his chastity will enter Paradise Date: 24-12-2014

    In a Hadeeth on the authority of ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Abbaas may Allaah be pleased with him the Prophet, sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention ), said:“O youth of the Quraysh! Do not commit adultery. Whoever preserves his chastity will enter Paradise.” [Al-Haakim, Al-Haakim - Saheeh]does this hadith apply to a person who is.. More

  • Strong sexual desire is a blessing if channeled lawfully Date: 8-11-2014

    Aslaam-o-Alaikum Is having high sexual drive or urges gift/blessing from ALLAH? I heard from somebody that the ones who have such feelings should be thankful to ALLAH because not everyone has this kind of blessings. Can you please verify that statement? Jazakallahu khyran .. More

  • Male students must lower their gaze from their female teacher Date: 20-10-2014

    Asalamu alykum my female teacher is 35-40 yrs old and i am of 19. when i see her while teaching no wrong feelings arises. now can i see her face while teaching? nowadays i don't look her face not a single time during her lecture(i kept my head downward and look in the book constantly this create headache. and also i am unable to understand what she.. More

  • Ruling on looking at improperly dressed women on TV and in magazines Date: 11-9-2014

    salam alaykum.pls i need explanation about watching women not properly dressed in magazine and TV screen as i read that sheikh bn uthaymeen and salman alaudah said no harm if no lust is involved. so did Imam Annawawi among shafiiyya.jazakumullah khayran .. More

  • Ruling on looking at the animal's ‘Awrah Date: 23-1-2014

    Is it permissible to look at the ‘Awrah of the devils and the Jinn? .. More

  • Explaining the meaning of the “first glance” Date: 22-1-2014

    Please explain the main rationale behind the first glance being lawful in terms of looking one’s way and the like. There appeared a kind of deviant interpretation of permitting the first glance and prolonging it to the extent of examining the person and seeing their details. This kind of looking is perceived to be permissible. Another sort of deviant.. More

  • Ejaculation as a result of visual stimuli: Islamic ruling and effects on health Date: 13-1-2014

    What is the Islamic ruling on ejaculation as a result of visual stimuli? Does ejaculation, in this case, have negative health effects?.. More

  • It is impermissible to look at a non-Mahram woman’s face except for a valid necessity under Sharee‘ah Date: 12-1-2014

    Assalaamu Alaykum What are the due boundaries of talking to non-Mahram women in Islam? Is it permissible to speak with them and with female relatives like cousins, given that we talk about lawful things? What are the limits of looking at non-Mahram women? Thank you. .. More

  • The reward for youth guarding chastity Date: 5-11-2013

    How does the reward for guarding chastity for someone a man who cannot get married and is in his youth compare with the reward for deeds such as reading Quran and doing zikr and walking to Masjid and praying in the Masjid, and praying in the night, and giving charity (is it much greater or lesser)? Guarding chastity is much more difficult than those.. More