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Is A Step-Father A Mahram?

If a mother remarried, does the step-father become a mahram to the daughter so she can uncover in front of him?

Hajj Without Mahram: Indian Women Realize Long-Cherished Dream

DELHI – For the first time, Muslim women in India will be allowed to perform hajj without a male guardian, according to a change of rules allowing elderly women to fulfill the lifetime spiritual journey to Makkah. “Our heartfelt wish has been fulfilled,” Shamim Bano, 56, who has been waiting four years for this day, …

Mahram For Muslims - Men And Women

Many of us are confused about who are the mahram for Muslims. In this video it shows charts for both men and women regarding who are mahram for men and women and how we should behave.

Adopted Brother

Living with Adopted Brother: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- As for adoption, in the sense of changing one’s identity and lineage, it is prohibited in Islam. However, it …

Can Menopausal Woman Go for Hajj Without Mahram?

Can Menopausal Woman Go for Hajj Without Mahram?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The principle in Shari`ah is that a woman is not to travel by herself; rather, it is obligatory for …

What is a Mahram?

Mahram is basically those relatives or family members that are so close to you that you are never ever allowed to marry them. So that could be by blood relationships, meaning people like your father, brother (I’m taking it from female point of view). Also it could be by marriage, people like your father in law…

Are Cousins Mahram?

Are Cousins Mahram?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause …



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