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An adult person (baligh) sees a man having sexual intercourse with his wife in a closed room through a key hole while both the husband and wife do not know that they are being watched. Is there a penalty for such an act or will it only be considered a sin and one has to ask forgiveness from Allah? Is the child born from such an intercourse legitimate?
It is prohibited to watch the couple in the said condition. It is one of the sins that require repentance and seeking forgiveness from the Almighty Allah. This does not make the child that is born from such intercourse illegitimate.
I understand that temporary marriage is for pleasure. Does that mean that physical attraction and lust are permissible reasons to enter into such a contract, or are there other prerequisite motivations that one must have before two people can enter into this arrangement?
It is permissible to enter into temporary marriage for the sake of pleasure and lust via legislated means and within religious guidelines. Among the benefits of temporary marriage is that it controls sexual relation between the two sexes within specific rules and guidelines; like specifying the duration of the marriage and the dowry, serving the waiting period between one marriage and another, and the child born from such a matrimony being legitimate for the couple. There is no doubt that if su
I have small cut on my arm; it is smaller than the size of a “Dirham”. May I perform Wudhu on it when the blood becomes dry?
If the wound is on the parts of the Wudhu then it is obligatory to remove the dry blood and perform the Wudhu. If the wound is not on such parts, the blood still has to be removed before offering the prayer even if the amount of dry blood is less than the “Dirham” based on compulsory precaution.