Channel: Zakir Naik
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In some places, the coming of age is noted as being 18. And others 14 as young as 14. What does Islam specify as being the coming of age, as far as rules of the different countries are concerned? In India, the age of adulthood or maturity rate in Indonesia is 19. UK to 16 years of age, every country the age of maturity, what the government or the people of the country the law, it is different, depending upon their own understanding. But in Islam, fasting becomes compulsory, Salah becomes compulsory, that software should become compulsory, once a person reaches the age of puberty. And there are basically three criteria. If any one of these three criteria are fulfilled,
then the person is set to have reached the age of puberty. Number one is that growth of goes pubic hair around the private parts. Number two, the person reaches the age of 15, or their emission of semen in a wet dream, or otherwise, or if it's a female, then she starts her menstrual cycles, the day the girl starts her menstrual cycle, she's supposed to have reached the age of puberty, irrespective she may be below the age of 10. But the moment she reaches the day she starts her menstrual cycle, she is considered to be a person who has reached the age of puberty. That's interesting as well, because you mentioned that it could be as young as 10 that a girl would reach
puberty and often set in the West, I don't know, it's quite common. Now recently, an article came a couple of months back that in Delhi, it is not uncommon for a girl of the age of 10 to start a menstrual cycles. Only if it is before the age of nine, there is a point to be very about same in the Western world. Previously, it wasn't there when added Medical College, they It was said that in the Western world about 12 to 13. India it was 13 to 14. But now because of the change in diet and the change of climate, etc. All this has an effect on the age of puberty. But now it's quite common that girls of the age of 10 even before 10 at the age of nine, many of them they start the menstrual