Fiqh is Islamic jurisprudence. Fiqh is an expansion of the code of conduct (Sharia) expounded in the Quran, often supplemented by tradition (Sunnah) and implemented by the rulings and interpretations of Islamic jurists.

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Is it compulsory for Imam of a masjid/mosque to have a beard?

Recently an acquaintance of mine was refused for being the imam of a mosque, just on the ground that he does'nt had a beard. He is a admirable and pious man with a sound knowledge of Quran. He is also ...
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Is it ok to use Islamic donations as tax deductibles?

Every year I see many masjids and Islamic organizations requesting for funds. They also state the donations are tax deductible. Hence, my question is this permissible. Is there not a fear that some ...
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How to continue prayer if one found out he missed or added a rak'a or a part of the rak'a?

My point is what exactly should a person do in the moment he/she realize that he/she missed or added a part of rak'a to his prayer. Here two exemplary situations: I stood up after finishing the 4th ...
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Can you provide me some reference from the Quran and the Hadith against abusing women?

I am searching for some references (preferably with background history) against abusing women. What is Islam's stands against teasing/sexually harassing or abusing women? What is the punishment for ...
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What is the difference between_ universal theory of Fiqh_ and_ laws of fiqh_?if there any difference exist?

When i read the islamic jurisprudence(fiqh) I found out that there is a challenge between scholars of law on relation of universal theory of fiqh and laws of fiqh or Qawaed fiqhi. Now i want to know ...
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Can a woman use test-tube fertilization after the death of her husband?

A few years ago I heard that some non-Muslim "Pop-Star" wanted the sperms from her husband to be kept for later in-vitro fertilization as she and her husband failed to conceive and he also had cancer. ...
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Can I Create, own & run a Dating website?

Asslamu-un-Alakum I was wondering if I can provide a matrimonial service (known as dating sites) to the users? If I wanna launch a site just for Muslim brother and sisters who are seeking a partner. ...
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One talaq is given to the woman 5 years ago, what to do now?

I have a friend whose husband gave her one talaq 5 years ago.They have 2 children and that was the only contact they had with each other. Now, after getting to know each other again and discussing ...
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Headcovering For Men in Islam - Required?

Assalaamu `Alaykum Does Islamic law require the covering of the head by men? If so, during what times? And what is the significance of headcovering in Islam. Any sources in either Qur'an or ...
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Which form of purification is necessary after test-tube fertilization?

Assuming test tube babies and therefore sperm donation from the own husband are allowed (which seem to be the case according some answers here!). If a woman has been fertilized by assisted ...
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Is It Haram To Eat Meat And Milk Together In Islam [duplicate]

Is There Anything In The Quran Or The Haidith Against Eating Meat And Milk Together At The Same Time
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Are children of apostate parents considered Muslim?

Consider the following situation. There are parents, who leave the Islam and they will be atheists, or non-Muslims. Which is a serious crime, but it is possible. They have children, and these ...
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Intentions During Salah

Let's say I started praying maghrib with a jama'a with the intention of praying maghrib, but as soon as I went into prayer, I remember that I didn't pray asr. The question is: Am I allowed to change ...
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Is it mandatory to eat beef (Cow meat) in Islam?

There's political unrest in India, Hindus opposing beef (Cow meat) and Cow Slaughter and some Muslims rejecting it. Some Muslims supported beef ban for peace but Some Muslims are stubborn to not ban ...
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I would like to know if raf ah alyadayn is authentic

Assalamu alaikum,I live in Bangladesh. In our area, most of the imaams follow imaam Abu Hanifa's madhab. They don't perform "rafah alyadayn" (raising hands) in salah. I just wanted to know if it is ...
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Laws of inheritance and history of practice

Considering how difficult it is, in contemporary times to buy a house, the following hypothetical scenario serves to raise some questions. A man and his sister inherit a house from their father. ...
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Can an Imam interrupt a prayer for some reason?

I would like to know if it is possible for an Imam in congregation to interrupt the prayer for some reasons. For example some of the praying believers have been attacked or a he's hearing murmur or ...
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Is it necessary to perform ghusl after masturbation even if I didn't ejaculate? [closed]

Is it necessary to take a shower after masturbation even if one did not ejaculate ?
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Mixed Classes (boys with girls) [closed]

So I recently relocated in malaysia and entered an islamic school. However, classes are mixed. I do not talk to the girls unnecessarily, but the problem is that they start talking unnecessarily to me. ...
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Questions about rules of when to do ghusl/washing/bathing after Menstruation

As a man i have no real idea about the menstruation, i mean what it feels like and if woman can feel it ending etc. I'm afraid my question will end up in a list of questions! Now for example it ...
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What should I do if I forgot to pray Fajr on Friday?

I didn't wake up for the Fajr of Friday as I was sick, then forgot to pray it after I woke up and prayed the Jumuaa (Friday) prayer. What should I do?
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How do non-Muslims participate in Salaat?

As a Jew, I am allowed by Jewish law to pray in a [Sunni] masjid since it is a place which is completely free of idolatry and Islam maintains the pure monotheism and oneness of Allah. However, from ...
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names using lord

I have a friend whose facebook name is titled as "" lord faisal "" I tried to convince him that this was wrong , but he disagreed with me saying that there are many meanings of the term "" lord "" ...
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Fiqah Ijama and Qiyass Problems

Does Islam divide humanity into Darul Islam and darul harab? and Muslims must wage jihad against those who are unbelievers. while Islam is a religion of peace then why are such things in Islam.
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Mistake in salah

I was leading the Isha prayer. I forgot the last raka and the people reminded me by saying 'Subhan Allah'. So, I got up and completed that raka and I did the taya. When the taya was complete I did 2 ...
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Stealing and compensation in Islam

I am 14 and 1 or 2 years ago I had stolen a book from my friend without her knowing. She had inquired once about it, and she is my very close friend. I have repented to Allah (S.W.T) to forgive my ...
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What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam?

What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam? I know one cannot pray intoxicated. (Surah An-Nisā' 4:43) However does the person suffering from auto-brewery syndrome have to adhere to ...
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Can divorce paper prepared by a lawyer with signatures of three witnesses and husband get a Shia couple divorced?

If the marriage has not been consummated and the Shia husband gets divorce papers prepared for his Shia wife through a lawyer with signatures of three witnesses and himself, has divorce taken place or ...
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vaginal self-examination

Can i look and touch my genitals not for masturbation but for a vaginal self-examination and a better understanding of my organ? I understand that masturbation is wrong and is condemned by most ...
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Is the sunna pre-Fajr prayer before the Fajr adhan?

From a hadith: Allah's Apostle used to offer eleven Rakat and that was his prayer. He used to prolong the prostration to such an extent that one could recite fifty verses (of the Quran) before he ...
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Is there a concept of “nullification” of forbidden substances in Halal dietary laws?

As there as many positive similarities between Jewish law (halakhah) and Islamic law (fiqh), I was wondering about the following: In Jewish dietary law there is a concept of "nullification" of ...
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Can a temple be built in place of a Masjid?

As Salaam Alikum, In a case in India year 1992, some Hindus claim that a Masjid (mosque) Babri, was built over the birth place of their lord Ram. So they demolished the Masjid, which gave rise to ...
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Is offering food to non-Muslims during their festival a sin?

Can we offer food to non-Muslims during their festival? Recently a Muslim man offered some food to some Sikh during their 'Nagar Kirtan(Sikh custom involving the processional singing of holy hymns)' ...
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Does Islam allow killing of Innocent individuals, if the tribe has committed some crime?

According to this hadith: "Narrated Atiyyah al-Qurazi: I was among the captives of Banu Qurayzah. They (the Companions) examined us, and those who had begun to grow hair (pubes) were killed, and ...
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Is ijtihad open in Islam (Sunni view)?

I know that there are only four Sunni schools of Fiqh. Namely Shafiite, Hanbali, Maliki & Hanafi. And all followers do their Islamic duties according to only four schools. Is it possible to do ...
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Earning from dealing in things that can be used for Haram deeds

Assalamu Alikum, I want to know about making/selling/dealing in things that have a possibility for Haram use. If I sell vehicles with an audio system with an intention that the driver will use it to ...
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Why should we do Taqlid (follow a Mujtahid) in religious problems?

According to what in scripture, we should do Taqlid in religious problems?
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If the current market has extortionate prices, what is the correct response?

If there is a product you need but cannot afford, OR could afford at an extortionate price that would leave you in indebted, what is the appropriate way to respond? By extortionate let's say it costs ...
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Is wudu area considered tahir (pure) even if it was semi attached to bathroom?

I heard the local imam of this mosque say you are allowed to say bismilah out loud in the wudu area since it is separate from the bathroom. He says, since there is a wall that separates them (even if ...
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What exactly is Riba?

I know it means interest. I'm a 16 year old girl revert and I don't quite understand the laws of riba. For example, are phone contracts haram? Are scholarships haram? Is insurance haram? How can I ...
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Ruling of health insurnace

Salam, I would just like to know your thoughts on taking health insurance from your company (given that you have to pay a part of it). I know we are all mujtahids here. From what I know the default ...
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Is it always right to take scholars' opinion at face value? How Islamic is that?

There's an intellectually faulty attitude that I occasionally encounter with some muslims. It's beyond evident, that whatever opinion or claim of truth we encounter, should be in some way or the ...
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Can ijtihad be a source of religious ruling?

To me, "ijtihad" is an opinion of a person in matters of religion when, no direct guidance is available from Quran and Sunnah of our prophet, Muhammad (PBUH), about that topic. This person is usually ...
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Islamic laws for Salat while in battlefield or at war

How should the prayers (salat) be performed in battlefield? How about when one is bleeding? How about when one is on a mission and must complete the mission within a given time frame and don't get ...
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Does One Repeat Wu'du After the Restroom or Just Wash Up?

When I learned wu'du it included the whole body, including the private parts. It was noted to me at some point that this part of the ablution must be repeated after using the restroom. However, ...
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Elections and Democracy in islam

Are elections, to choose your leader, allowed in Islam? I have been reading some contradictory opinions on this, on the one hand we have the so called fundamentalists who label it as un-islamic and ...
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Marrying out of cast

I'm a Muslim girl and want to marry a Muslim boy who is following Islam properly and so do I talked to my guardian (الولي) that is my father, and he just refused to the proposal and do not even want ...
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Islamic definition of ownership

Stealing is obviously wrong, and disallowed in Islam. However there are still some questions I have (because I cant see how to make them generic, I have phrased them as examples) and would like well ...
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Relationship between man and woman without having any haram interactions before marraige [duplicate]

Is it haram to have a relation without having any haram interactions? If so then what a Muslim couple should do? It is difficult to marry as they are young but it is also difficult to stay away... and ...
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Is it ok to sacrifice a larger animal for aqeeqah?

Is it ok to sacrifice a larger animal (like a cow, ox, or buffalo) rather than a goat or a sheep for the purpose of aqeeqah? If yes, then is it ok to divide the shares as two for the boy and the rest ...