Q: The `Awrah (parts of the body that must be covered in public) of males is from the navel to the knees.
Is it permissible to perform wudu' (ablution) while naked or wearing short underpants that do not cover the knees?
A: All praise be to Allah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions.In the above-mentioned case Wudu' is valid, because uncovering the private parts or wearing short underpants does not invalidate it. However, it is Haram (prohibited) for him to uncover his private parts in front of anyone except his wife.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.