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Looking With Desire

Looking With Desire at the Opposite Sex: 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: Islam cares for the welfare and honor of people to the extent that it prohibits the mere look at the …

Befriending Persons From the Opposite Sex

Befriending Persons From the Opposite Sex: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum as-salam 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- Interaction with persons from the opposite sex who are not forbidden in marriage is not haram, as long as the intention is pure and …

Became Religious but Co-Education Is an Obstacle

I Have Become Religious, But Co-Education Is an Obstacle: What To Do?

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- Uncontrolled mixing between members of the opposite sex is really serious. 2- There is nothing wrong in joining co-educational …

Mixed-Gender Interaction: Prophet's Time vs. Today

Mixed-Gender Interaction: Prophet's Time vs. Today

Just as Muslim men have the obligation to lower their gazes and treat all women with respect, honor, and dignity – so too are Muslim women enjoined to lower their gazes and treat men with respect, honor, and dignity.

Weddings

Mixed Gatherings for Weddings: OK?

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- Islam does not object to events or gatherings where members of the opposite sex are present in the same …

How Should We Interact With The Opposite Sex

It is very difficult to avoid the opposite sex. We are going to encounter them in many circumstances. The question is how should we interact with the opposite sex? Mufti Menk has some beautiful advice.



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