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Is My Stepmother’s Sister from My Unmarriageable Kin (Mahram)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum, Is my stepmother’s sister from my unmarriageable kin (mahram)? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. No, your stepmother’s sister is not from your unmarriageable kin (mahram). You should avoid direct contact with her, but do so in a […]

Is It Permissible to Walk Around Topless in Front of Unmarriageable Kin?

Question: I am a married woman living with my in-laws i.e. father-in-law, mother in-law and my husband’s sister. My husband says I can merely cover between my navel and knees in front of them because they are unmarriageable to me and there is no sign of lust or fitna. My husband also says that they […]

Is a Father Who Molests His Daughter Still Considered Her Mahram (Unmarriageable Kin)?

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: What punishment is given to a father who (sexually) molests his own daughter? Is he still considered her mahram? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate, As salamu alaikum, All praises are for Allah Most High, the Gently Kind and Loving. I’m very sorry to […]

Is My Maternal Uncle Considered by Mahram (Unmarrigeable Kin)?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I was abandoned by my father at birth and I don’t know my paternal family. Moreover my maternal grandfather is dead and I don’t have a brother. I was raised by my mother but above all by my maternal uncle. He has been like my father.  I  searched for my […]

Are First Cousins Considered Like Brother and Sister for the Purposes of Marriage?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: One of my relative is about to marry his father’s own brother’s daughter.  Isn’t he a mahram to her? Aren’t they like brother and sister. Is it allowed in Islam? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. It is permitted to marry […]