Memphis Dawah Team
Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: 25 | Size: 1.5 MB
Fatwah Concerning Looking: This small treatise is primarily based upon the book, “Fiqh of Looking” by Mustafa Abdul Al-Hayy, in which several fatawa and opinions from a large array of classical and contemporary Scholars including Muwafaq ad-Deen Abdullah Ibn Ahmad Ibn Qudamah, Mohyee-ad-deen An-Nawawi, Ibn Qataan, Muhammad ibn Muhammad Al-Hattaab, Shaykh Abdul-Aziz Ibn Baaz, Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al-Uthaimeen and others.
Some of the major questions addressed in this small booklet are:
- What is allowable to look at of the opposite sex in medical situations?
- If a man is testifying against a woman, is he allowed to look at her?
- Is it permissible to look at a teacher of the opposite sex?
- What is permissible to look at of people of the same sex?
Table of Contents
Issue #1: Looking at a Woman for the Purpose of Medical Treatment
Issue #2: Testifying For or Against a Woman
Issue #3: Looking at a Woman for the Purpose of Marriage
Issue #4: Looking at a Woman for the Purpose of Conducting Business
Issue #5: Looking at a Woman for the Purpose of Teaching
Issue #6: Looking at Elderly women and Young Girls
Issue #7: Looking at Images of Women’s Body Parts that are Disconnected from the Body
Issue #8: Hermaphrodites, Impotent Men, Castrated Men, Old Men, Young Boys and Sick Men Looking at Women
Issue #9: Women looking at Non-Mahram Men
Issue #10: Men looking at a Woman for whom they are a Mahram
Issue #11: Husband and Wife looking at each other
Issue #12: Looking at the Same Sex
Issue #13: Non-Muslim Women looking at Muslim women
Some Advice to Aid Lowering One’s gaze