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Is it permissible to celebrate or participate in other religion festivals?

is it permissible to celebrate or participate in other religion festivals like Christmas (Christian), Diwali Puja (Hindu)? I've always watched my friends take part in them and felt that this is wrong ...
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asalaamu aleikum ikhwanii [on hold]

A salaamu aleikum am 17 years old girl i have feelings toward a brother that I only met once in the college and we talked about 10min and he had to leave and when he was going he said to me " I ...
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

.. even if its needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that contain pepsin. From what I read, pepsin is needed to restore HCL acid in the ...
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Is pornography allowed in Islam?

According to one website (link) Pakistan is the country in the world that is watching the most pornography. And it says that 6 of the top 8 countries in the world of watching porn are Muslim ...
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Is it a sin if one unintentionally had pork (or anything haram)?

I went to a restaurant with my family today. And it's not a halal shop so ordered seafood and vegetarian dishes letting them we cannot have pork and they know about halal. We ordered one dish with xo ...
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Naming a girl baby by using the 99 names of Allah?

We can use Allah's 99 names when naming babies. I have cleared my doubt by seeing this question: Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?. Mostly Allah's 99 names are used in the names ...
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Islamic View of Veganism [duplicate]

Is it haram to be a vegan? I'm currently a vegetarian, simply because I don't enjoy meat as much as I did before. I don't think that we really need meat to survive, and all this mass production is ...
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Are human-strain probiotics halal?

Are human strain probiotics halal? My daughter has asthma and eczema and there is a product I want to try (HMF Child Probiotic Supplement), but I would like to know if it is permissible?
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Celebration of Eid ul Adha for a vegan muslim

As you already know during the day of Eid ul Adha, muslims sacrifice an animal (sheep,cow ...) as Ibrahim (pbuh) did in name of God. I'm muslim so I absolutely respect my religion but I'm also vegan ...
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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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Taking photos in Islam

What does Islam say about drawing pictures of people or taking photos? In case it is prohibited, then I must mention that i cannot fly to mecca to perform umrah or hajj without there being a photo ...
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Cheating in academics and Islam

Is it haram to get to seek information for an exam from somebody who already took the exam? For example, me and my friend both took the same math exam. however she took it before me. Is it islamically ...
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Winning meal by betting is halal or haram

My question is that my two friends betting on something, loser will pay all expenses of the meal, I want to know is this meal is haram for me or not, and if it is haram and I pay my payment for meal ...
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Is it allowed to store pictures of living things in Digital format?

I know that it is prohibited to draw or sketch pictures of living thing in Islam. But is it allowed to store those pictures in your Laptop/Computer/Mobile or any other digital device? Since the ...
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Are 'vocals only' nasheeds of Maher Zain permissible to listen to?

I recently learned that a nasheed is haram to listen to if it has sound effects which sound like musical instruments even if they are 'vocals only' (source). However, I don't have much idea about ...
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Is it haram to talk to a non-mahram if he intends to marry me after I get divorced? [closed]

My husband whom I have been separated for a year now and he is not divorcing me either. Another muslim brother contacted me with the intention for marriage once I get divorced. Is it haram for us to ...
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Is oxygen shots/bar allowed in Islam

I have Ask a question about Smoking but this is different from it There is a new thing raising called "Oxygen Bar". It is almost same like 'Sheesha' but it is pure oxygen instead of smoke. But there ...
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What is halal and how can it be practiced in this day and age? [closed]

In a world you come into contact with many people who are not Muslims. How can you practice 'halal' when you are in a business lunch/dinner, a party etc? So what is Halal?
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Is killing a homosexual a sin (haram)?

I was sure that any kind of killing in Islam is punished, but a friend of mine, that has a very strong belief, had heard and even agreed that "Killing a homosexual is not a sin". That sounds very ...
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Is it permissible to work in the company that distributes movies?

I am working as a Software Developer in an IT firm. There business is a subscription-based Internet TV service offering Asian movies, TV shows and music videos. I am developing Softwares for that ...
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Is Anime series halal or haram?

As we heard and know that watching TV for example Hindu movies, America movies etc is Haram(forbidden), Only watching animals, things and world is halal. So we ask; can we watch Anime series (similar ...
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Are there any special rules about dairy foods?

A dairy company has recently announced that it's dropping halal certification. Are there any halal rules about dairy products in itself, or is certifying that dairy products are halal like certifying ...
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Can we have a dog as pet as long as we don't touch its saliva?

A friend of mine have a dog pet. i asked her if it's allowed in islam and she said it's okay as long as we don't touch the saliva. She also means that petting dog is allowed. Is it true? is there ...
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are pringles halal or haram [duplicate]

I just wanted to confirm whether Pringles and Knorr products are halal or haram, because recently a friend told me that they were haram because in pringles used e471 so I just want to confirm it that ...
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Working for meat supplier as a software developer

Can i work for a company who sells Beaf and Lamb meat (not pork) as software developer? Company don't sell pork but their meat is not slaughtered in islamic way? They also sell pet food. My role ...
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Prayer problem / time

In school I can't pray dhuhr and sometimes asr prayer also because I stay back late so what should I do I'm afraid it's not acceptable to pray these prayers late all the time . Before I wasn't ...
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Working in Club as a waiter is haram or halal?

If any one works in club as a waiter. He just serves and get payment of that. regardless club earnings are haram like selling beers, gambling etc. but the one is getting payment for his services, is ...
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Land Purchased from Haram money

I lived in one country for 4 years and due to some family issues i came back to my home country for good. I was advised by many friends to take loan while leaving the country. As I was not much into ...
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Is working for a bank as a software engineer Haram?

If I have to work as a software engineer in a banking company is it Haram? I have this doubt because , that bank will be working solely on the basis of interest , which is Haram I am an active part ...
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Is it permissible to use cash-back credit cards and accounts?

My concern and question is, nowadays in the USA many credit cards companies are giving cash-back rewards. Some checking accounts (e.g. Discover) also give cash-back points and rewards bonuses for ...
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Does Islam allow cruel treatment of animal in industrial farms

The animals in big industrial farms are treated very poorly. What is the Islamic view on this area, and is it OK to eat these products.
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What is Islam's position on consuming meat of hybrid animals?

There have been several advances in the field of genetics, and we now have hybrid animals, animals that are part human since they have human chromosomes in them. ...
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Promises: smoking and boyfriend [closed]

I made a promise that i wouldn't smoke in around about January, but my friends smoke and i feel pressured. they don't pressurize me i just myself feel pressurized to do it coz sometimes i really need ...
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What is Circle “Daira” in islamic point of view

Here in our area and in some other old villages people do Circle "Daira" to find something which is missing/stolen or somebody who is missing and they says that they can know what is its condition. I ...
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Matters which are in doubt of being Haram or Halal?

Throughout a persons life we may encounter situations where we have to make choices and we may not be sure of these choices of being Halal or Haram, we may try and apply logic to apply this through ...
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Continuous earning on the bases of one time hard work

Assalam u`Alaikum, Continuous earning from a source which was built by only one time hard work. Is it Halal or Haram or something else...? For Example, A person creates a Website / App. If the ...
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Suicide in Qur'an

Why is suicide a sin in Islam? I only know of 34/29 in Qur'an-- rather advising you not to do so than forbidding it. Hurting others is a sin, and a great one to my knowledge. There are many good ...
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Is using alcoholic perfume haram? [duplicate]

We know that alcohol is polluted in Islam and also we know that some perfumes has alcohol in their mixture, so I want to know if using such perfumes is Haram or not?
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Is it sinful to give bribe to have the inaffordable taxes reduced?

We have two homes and we have rented them. The govt has now increased property taxes greatly. The property tax of two houses sum up to around sixty-thousand. I am a salaried person my father died, ...
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Is it wrong to share video displaying something embarrassing of people I dont know on FB?

I wanted to make my title "Is it wrong to share video displaying stupidity on FB?" but it seemed harsh and wrong. With my current title, one would automatically say no. I recently saw a video on FB, ...
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Time distribution to take rest each day

Is there some limitation for Moslem to take a while to rest on each day may be 4 hours or some thing that said by verse or sunnah?? I want to use my time properly since my live seem not efficient ...
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Is it permissible for me to take out a bank loan to help someone, if I'm not the one paying off the interest?

I know that riba is haram in Islam. However, I need to know if it would actually be haram for me to take bank loan for helping my friend who is in a pathetic condition, if the monthly loan and ...
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Halal or Haram?

Assalaamualaikum brothers and sisters. I wanted to know is Complan with Memory Chargers halal in India? If halal, please provide any evidence or understanding. May Allah(SWT) guide us on the right ...
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Is playing carrom-board haram.?

Is Playing Carrom-board Haram.? Please clarify with Hadith(if available).. Thanks in Advance
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Between Halal and Haram

I have noticed a big factor in the confusions related to Islamic teaching among the people. The factor is: When two groups/individuals do some argument regarding any matter. There, I find always a ...
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Sex life in islam [closed]

Salaam. I'm married for ten years and I love my wife too much but from day one she doesn't like sex very much. Only porns can turn her on. So my question is can I use porns for this cause? Second ...
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Is it Haram to work in Bank?

I was wondering would it be haram to work in a bank as the banks profits are a result of interest which is haram in Islam, if it is haram would that mean it would be haram even if a person acquired a ...
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Can one draw images of humans and animals without their eyes?

We know that drawing pictures of animate creatures is prohibited in Islam. The following hadeeth are very explicit. Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ...
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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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Are Pringles Halal or Haram?

I just wanted to confirm whether Pringles and Knorr products are halal or Haram, because recently a friend told me that they were Haram because in pringles used e471 so I just want to confirm it that ...