A school of thought in Islam founded by the later followers of Abu Hanifa, who is one of the great scholars of the salaf.

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Does cleaning or filling of teeth breaks fast?

All praises to be Allah SW. My dentist advised me that I should clean my teeth with the dentist during Ramadan, and they are closed after iftar. So today I went to the dentist at 9:00 AM and he ...
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So righteous women are devoutly obedient ,Meaning of obedient wife?

Can someone please define the word "obey" in the context of this verse. http://quran.com/4/34 Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they ...
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Why are there different Islamic Schools?

I hear people saying "I follow Maliki" or "I am Hanafi". Aren't we just all muslims?
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Is nikah halal with a razai(foster) sister's sister?

May Allah bless all of us. Dear brothers and sisters Assalam-Alaikum. I have a question regarding nikah. Whether the marriage of a man is allowed or not, with the younger daughter of his father's ...
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Children disabled because parents have sinned

I am from a culture where people say they follow Islam, but they keep saying strange things to me which don't seem to fit in with what I am reading in the Quran. For example, one of the things people ...
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Respecting your elders

Respecting your elders. What exactly does that mean? I'm asking this question because recently I was in a situation where an elder was demanding respect. I personally did not see that as respect, ...
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Homosexuality and gay sex

I have had homosexual urges for years and the other day I had homosexual relations with a man. We did not have anal sex but we did "other sexual things". I am a Hanafi muslim and I felt bad and I ...
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Difference between tahriman and tanzihan makrooh

It is understood from that expression that to remove the hairs on the back and chest is not haram or tahriman makrooh for Hanafis. It can only be tanzihan makrooh, contrary to decency. I was ...
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salat-al-qasr multiple paths

Summary: According to hanafi view, should a traveler pray salat-ul-qasar when there are multiple paths between the origin and destination when atleast one of the path is shorter than the legal limit ...
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Do I have to fast if I will be staying at a travel destination for 15 days or more?

I will be traveling to India with my mother for her treatment during this Ramadan. From What I have read, one is no more considered a traveler if he stays in the destination city for 15 days or more. ...
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What to do with the Riba (interest) money?

I have some interest money in my account and I recently came to know it is haram. I want to get rid of it. Please tell me the ways to spend it. Can I spend it as wedding or birthday gift to my ...
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Clip in human hair or synthetic extenions

Salam, I have seen many people recently who have started wearing clip in extensions for 1/2 hours for a family evening out. I am hanafi so I wanted to know the hanafi point of view for clip in hair ...
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Jumuah Salat/Namaz

Is praying two Fard Jumu'ah behind the imam enough? I usually pray 2 sunnah tahiyatul masjid, 4 sunnah kabla-l jumuah, 2 fard with imam, and 4 sunnah ba'dal- Jumu'ah. Is it permissible to omit 4 ...
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Making up for missed fasts

If you have missed fasts for some reason (i.e. you were not well in the month of ramadhan), I have heard some people say that they will wait for the shorter days of the year before making up for the ...
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Heaven on Earth?

According to Christianity, the garden of Eden where Adam and Eve were created is/was on Earth. Does Islam also believe that Adam and Eve were created on Earth, or where they created in a paradise ...
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What form were Adam and Eve created in?

What does Islam say about Adam and Eve in terms of what state they were created in, i.e: Were they created in physical form in paradise Were they created in spiritual form in paradise Were they ...
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Which dua after wudhu is correct?

After performing wudhu, which dua are you supposed to recite? I have been researching this, and have found 2 slightly different variations. Which variation is correct according to the sunni > hanafi ...
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Accusing a person of rape?

And those who accuse chaste women and then do not produce four witnesses - lash them with eighty lashes and do not accept from them testimony ever after. And those are the defiantly disobedient, ...
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Is it a sin to laugh in Islam?

I noticed some elders laughing yesterday after which they said astughfirullah, I mustn't laugh. Why did they say that? Does Islam not allow you to laugh? As they were laughing, they said, ...
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Is a man allowed to deny his wife sexually?

Lets imagine that a man's wife had upset him a great deal day in day out over many years (to the extent that it is considered emotional abuse where he needs counselling to recover). To show his wife ...
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Should we say 10 rakat sunnat moqada prayer at the Friday prayers?

In accordance with the Hanafi school I want to know about the Friday prayer, that whether it's compulsory to say 10 Rakat Sunnat moqada in the Friday prayers?
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Inheritance division

I've been told that if someone dies, their assets MUST be divided correctly between the heirs asap based on Islamically outlined division percentages, otherwise the person(s) stopping the correct ...
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Dua after salaah

Is there a correct way to do dua after salaah? I have been told that if you do not mention the prophet of islam in your dua's, your dua does not get accepted apparently. Not sure if this is true or ...
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Can I pray in this shirt?

I have a shirt which I got from a metal concert from a band that I enjoy. On the back of the shirt some of the song lyrics are printed which say "We are worshipping the gods that keep twisting our ...
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Question about rape

I've found the following fatwa which shows rulings for the punishment of rape: http://islamqa.info/en/158282 I have a question about the following section: A woman’s claim to have been forced ...
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Zakah on plots of land with the intention to resell in the future

As-salamu alaykum, Do you need to pay zakah every year on a plot of land if the intention at the time of purchase was to resell, maybe 10 or more years, in the future ? On askimam.org they say that ...
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Praying on an extended flight

Selam, I am traveling to visit family in Turkey, and I have with enough time to pray zuhr, but not Asr, before I leave. The flight is a 12 hour flight straight from LA to Istsanbul, and thus I won't ...
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Is the Islamic marriage contract (Katb el-Kitab) considered a Prenup type contract in the Islamic world?

Can or Is the marriage contract in Islam considered a prenuptial agreement? For example, if in the contract it does not include any details on what will happen in a divorce situation other than the ...
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Zakat on State Pension Account value

Before I get my monthly wages, I am taxed. Some of this tax money goes towards my state pension account. So I am assuming the government has an account where they know how much of my tax money has ...
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Contract for Difference (CFD)

UPDATE 1: So those sharia compliant CFD's, how are they different interms of gambling from the non sharia complient CFD's? As even the non sharia complient CFD's have no interest if you don't hold ...
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Children's rights from parents (Son)

From another question I asked previously, the following fatwa was provided which says that a fathers financial responsibility ends when the son reaches puberty. I'm assuming after which it's optional ...
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Children's rights (Son)

I've heard that the father is responsible for his children in-terms of clothing them, providing them with food, shelter (financially to put it simply), as in all the basics of life. Assuming this is ...
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Son's responsibility on fathers salat

According to the Shia school of thought, it's the sons responsibility to complete any salat which his father missed when the father passes away. According to the Sunni school of thought, does the son ...
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Asking for forgivness

It seems that if a muslim sins, he should ask for forgiveness as Allah is the most forgiving. My question is, if you commit a sin and ask for forgiveness once, is that enough, or should you ask for ...
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Order of Quda Fasting and Shawwal Fasting

One woman has so missed many days of fasts during Ramadan (due to some kind of illness), that she will require a major part of the month of Shawwal to make those up. And when done, she will not have ...
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When to pay Zakat al-Fitr

When are you supposed to pay Zakat al-Fitr? For example, must it be paid in the mosque you go to pray your Eid pray, or can you pay before than to a different charity of your choice which has a Zakat ...
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What are the rulings regarding a person who can't fast

If a person of average health (a person who is a little overweight, doesn't have any major illnesses, and doesn't exercise, and doesn't get proper nutrition) is unable to fast, is there anything ...
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What is the islamic definition of “Excessive”?

What exactly does "excessive" mean in Islam? For example, lets imagine we have 2 people, person 1 and person 2: Scenario 1: Person 1 makes $1000 a month, but in one of those months he spends $600 ...
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Intention to get rid of Riba money?

I have some Riba money in my account. With what intention do I get rid of this money from the list below? Lillah Sadaqah Zakat Sadaqah Wajibah Fidya (Kaffarah) I have been presented with these ...
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Zakat on Bills money?

I understand what you're supposed to pay zakat on accumulated money, but if you have an account setup for your monthly bills and you only keep your bills money in their, are you supposed to pay zakat ...
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A rich person who collects zakat for the poor is entitled to receive from zakat?

Quran/9/60 - Sahih InternationalZakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing ...
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Do modern Hanafi scholars still rely on mash'hur ahadith?

It is known that Imam Abu Hanifa and his followers did not consider a sahih hadith sufficient evidence to rule anything fard, rather he required that the hadith also be mash'hur. Ostensibly this was ...
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Why ladies are praying differently as per Hanafi Fiqh?

In Sahih Bukhari, Our Prophet Sallallaho Alaihewasallam(peace be upon him)said "Pray as you have seen me to pray". He didn't shown any different way to pray for ladies. Why ladies are praying ...
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Disposing of Quranic text [duplicate]

I had a few verses of the quran in my top jacket pocket, which I kept with me while I was doing some memorisation of the quran on the move. i.e. because I didn't want to carry the full quran with me ...
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Does the Hanafi school permit debtors to profit from loans?

Unlike a personal loan, which is typically taken and used in need, business loans are often taken with the express intent of profiting therefrom. Often, a business may choose to go in debt not ...
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According to the Hanafi school, what goods are susceptible to riba al-fadl?

As far as I know, the prohibition of riba al-fadl is agreed upon by the four major Sunni schools. However, there does appear to be a clear difference of opinion as to exactly what goods are ...
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What is the purpose of the “sections” of each daily prayer?

I have been looking at the Sunni > Hanafi > Deoband version of Islam. They say that the following prayers should be offered by all adults every day: Fajr 4 rakha (2 rakha sunnah, and 2 rakha fardh) ...
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Does the “three times” count still apply if we use “detergent”?

I know (In Hanafi school of law or Madhab), I need to wash clothes three times to make them clean(pure). But the rule doesn't say anything about using detergent or chemicals, which can effectively ...