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Dear Burhan Bhai
first of all accept my praise for doing such a nice job and guiding so many people, may allah bless u.
i would like to ask you that whether if a person is alone at his home than what is the dress code advisable for him?
Whether one can remain without clothes?
also if husband wife are alone at home than what about their clothes?
please reply as soon as possible.
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Dress code at home
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Your Question: i would like to ask
you that whether if a person is alone at his home than what is the dress code
advisable for him?
Except for when one is visiting the privy (bathroom, toilets, etc.) or when a husband and wife are enjoying their conjugal relations in marriage, it does not behove and befit a believer to expose his ‘aurah’ or ‘satr’, regardless of whether one is alone or not. The Messenger of Allah (saws) said that even when one is absolutely alone, the Angels of Allah surround and protect the human beings by their Lord’s Command, and it does not behove a believer to expose their ‘aurah’ or private parts to them.
Thus the absolute minimum dress-code prescribed for the believers even if they are absolutely alone in the privacy of their homes is to at-least cover their ‘satr’, which for the men is the body between their navel and their knees inclusive, and for the women between the beginning of their chest to the end of their knees inclusive.
Your Question: also if husband
wife are alone at home than what about their clothes?
If the husband and wife are not engaged in physically enjoying their conjugal relationship with each other, even if they are alone at home, the least they should always keep covered is their ‘satr’.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,