Haram refers to prohibited acts according to Islam. Not to be confused with Makruh, which is disliked but not prohibited act.

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Mawlid or Milad Halal or Haram (Permissibility of celebrating Birth of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon Him)

Asalamu alaik Jamah. Am Abdul Rauf From Ghana. Please I want to know if the celebration of the birth day(Mawlid) of our Prophet(Saw) is Halal or Haram? Thank you
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Wine Used in Marinara Sauce. Haram?

If wine was used in a marinara sauce recipe, where it was essentially boiled off over a 5 hour period, is this still considered Haram? How about beer-battered fish? You couldn't eat enough of these ...
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“Loser pays bill” is halal or haram?

In a game like snooker where multiple people set a rule that loser will pay the bill of playing, is halal or haram? I am skeptic about this cause this is very close to gambling and betting.
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Question about Shirk

A salamu Alaykum brothers and sisters. Today I would like to ask the question about shirk. So, I live in Australia, and currently attend one of the top, if not top high school here, and I have been ...
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Is it haram to cut family ties temporally with a fathe who is not Muslim?

Assalamualykum, My dear brother/sister in Islam I have a question I would like to ask. My father is a Muslim however, he is no longer practicing. He also denounces key beliefs of Islam like fasting, ...
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Haram scale of severity?

Looking in from the outside of a religion can sometimes be very confusing, especially to someone of no faith, and I just wanted to clear something up. When it comes to an item or an act being ...
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Is all music Haram?

I've always heard that music is haram, however I feel like something like this sends a positive message https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9ZFMx_mfnw Would this and music like this be considered haram ...
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Is this a right situation? [Piracy]

Salaam Everyone, I'm a student from India and work part-time as a Freelancer online. My question is about piracy in Islam. I use certain software Adobe for my Freelance work including Photoshop, ...
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Is dating in Islam haram?

Is dating in a young age (15,16) without doing anything haram? I mean dating only for fun.
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I feel as if i will be punished

Please help me, i've been experiencing such terrible thoughts about Allah (SWT), The prophet (PBUH) and even the Quran. They are so disrespectful and wrong and i dont know how to get rid of them. ...
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Is it haram to look after your family, by doing haram?

In our world it takes a great deal to look after a family especially if you have nothing to start with. When you have a wife and kids it really hard to look after them and satisfy their basic needs. ...
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Is it the same if a girl posts pictures online as boys?

I see a lot of girls especialy hijabis getting criticism from people about posting pictures and videos online, however this is not the same for boys. Girls get told it is haram but is it not equally ...
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Are we allowed to wear shoes with our name on?

Are we allowed to wear shoes with my name Zakariya on them as my shoes are personalised is that haram?
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Reading copyrightes books online - haram?

salamunalaykum Is it haram to read copyrighted books online? I want to read a book but it isn't available in my language, only in japanese (it is not a manga) but there is an english fan translation ...
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Is visualize someone naked in Islam is haram

It started when i was 12 years old when i started thinking something lewd Like imagine someone (male/female) naked in front of or not in front of anyone,i dont visualize myself There and no one is ...
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What is the punishment for killing a mosquito cruelly in islam & is there any penalty for it?

I have once killed a mosquito by cruelly stabbing on it ..I just don't know what made me do that. .What is the punishment for it & is there any penalty for it?
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Are echhi anime haram?

Echhi anime involve nudity such as Breasts and nipples being shown but never the vagina or any sex in it. Since there is no sex in it like porn is it haram. Echhi anime kind of control your desires so ...
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Is make-up haram?

Tattooing and plucking your eyebrows is haram because you are changing the way you look. When you apply make-up you also change the way you look. You put make-up on to make yourself look 'better'. Is ...
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Internet Friends

So I play this game and of course it has all genders. I have made a few friends on their and a few friends who are boys. Keep in mind that I dont know them in real life. Is it still haram to talk to ...
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Can I walk people while there trick or treating

I know its haram to celebrate Halloween but my little brother and sister still do it. Since they are young my dad wants me to watch them and I might have to walk with them as they are trick or ...
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Is eating food from person who receives or pays interest haram?

I heard that eating food is haram in homes where the main income is from interest (riba) or the persons in the home pays it willingly. What I heard is right or wrong? Is there any specific authentic ...
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Is donating blood or being on the donor register haram?

I believed that giving blood and being on the donor register was doing a good act but my dad thinks this is haram. Does anyone have any advice?
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Is tobacco sale haram?

My uncle's gas station is one of the only gas stations that sells no pork and no alcohol, and no lottery tickets, (alhamdullilah). It is a very busy store, and I worked there for a couple of months, ...
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Are whistling and clapping haram?

I heard that whistling and clapping hands is haram. I am looking for a clarification and the reasoning behind.
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Haram in Heaven?

I wanted to know if it is ok to do haram in heaven ( for example drink alcohol just an example.) because you have followed all the rules that Allah has given you and gotten to heaven so now you can do ...
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Were pigs made haram because they were going to be extinct?

Unfortunately I cannot provide citation for this as I read it online years ago. But an Islamic scholar mentioned that his belief (I admired this scholar as he encouraged Muslims to learn and interpret ...
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zina and its punishment [closed]

salams, i m married and have 3 kids, my husband behaviour was very bad with me always,lack of his attentions and irrittating nature i started talking my colleague. i was talking to him only and dont ...
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What is the punishment for Sulking?

How would we be punished for sulking? Will we not be able enter Jannah and/or will be out of Islam? Definition of the term: Sulk: verb: sulk; 3rd person present: sulks; past tense: sulked; ...
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Are digital online wallets Haram?

Assalamu alaikum , I am a new Muslim i want to change my life according to prophet Mohammad way. Now i am in a situation to know weather using Paytm (which is a digital wallet) haram or halal. I ...
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Is Accounting haraam?

I am soon going to be starting a degree in Accountancy. I have tried to research this topic many times but have not found a proper answer. As far as I am aware, the job of an accountant involves ...
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Is downloading cartoon images Haram?

Is downloading images of cartoons Haram? I am not talking about copyright, but because of Tasweer is Haram.
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Is killing a bee haram?

A huge bee came to my bathroom while I was brushing my teeth and was buzzing around, and in panic/due to my fear of such insects I killed it. Would this be considered haram in this scenario? I feel ...
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Fix a sinful relationship towards halal

You both like eachother and want to marry, you have done sin astagfirullah, but you want to change your ways and make it halal and still get married, is it permissible, how do you fix such sin?
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Is bovine colostrum powder haram?

Is bovine colostrum powder haram? I could not find any reference that it is haram. Please clarify
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Performing Haraam deed after knowing that it is haram

If I know that the work/deed I am performing is haram, then I continuously perform it, what will the punishment be in this world and after death? or will be there any misfortune in this world?
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How is rent different from interest? [example given]

Say I have $100,000 cash and a house worth $100,000. I loan Sam the $100,000 cash for 10% of 100,000 ($1000) interest each month. Also, I rent out my house to Kate for $1000 rent per month. If Sam ...
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Meat-and-bone meal given to animals make them haram?

First of all, sorry for the inaccuracies of my question or terminology, since I'm not Muslim myself and I ask it out of curiosity. I became aware that in Europe it is allowed to give some animals ...
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Is lottery haram if I dont lose anything?

Say for instance, I found a lottery ticket on the ground, would it be haram id I used it? Because right now, I'm using a rewards website that gives me surveys to fill, and rewards me points which I ...
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Why is eating meat haram?

As Everybody knows, back in time, meat coudnt be conserved properly and this led to major diseases affecting people, so that it was highly recommended to let as much as blood out the animals before ...
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doing a haram thing considering it halal

what is islamic verdict of Doing a haram thing considering it halal due to lack of knowledge or due to misguidance by some scholar. To be more specific please guide me in this problem. sex during fast ...
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Till what extent pig is haram

Today i went into store and saw a very cute and big money box, but it was a pig shaped money box. My wife told me not to buy it, as its a pig shaped? I understand she is more religious than me but ...
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Will unknowingly eating haram affect my fasting and prayers for 40 days? If so how?

I usually always check ingredients before I buy things but some how it completely slipped my mind today when I bought a pack of mellows for the first time. I came home and had 2, and when I was on my ...
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Repentance for Shirk and ignorance

When I was at age of 18-19, even though i can read quran at that time (arabic), perform salah and kept full month ramadhan fast I didn't knew what is shirk, didn't heard of this word before till i ...
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Can my husband marry my niece, my sisters daughter?

My husband wants to marry my niece. I am not opposed because he is a good man and she we both will benefit greatly. Just having a hard time finding if its legal. Thanks
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Islamic studies exam

I have seen other questions regarding cheating in exams but my question is only about exam/test of Islamic studies or Islamiat. Some people say that you can cheat in Islamiat exam/test because it ...
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Visiting temples and Churches with the intention to gain knowledge

I often go out with my friends(most of them are non-muslim) and visit their place of worship and it feels good as I gain knowledge about what and how they worship(I never worship or pray with them). ...
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Is this a Sahih Hadtih?

Prophet narrated: On the Night of Mi'raj, I saw people lying on their backs with drum-like, transparent bellies where there are all kinds of creatures. I asked my brother Jibrail, "What are they?" ...
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what are the rules for premaritial sex

I have done "premarital sex" with my boyfriend. Using with fingers Only. No other sexual relation has occurred. Is It finally considered as I have done sexual intercourse . What are the rules in ...
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Cursing In Islam (is it haram)

I curse a lot because I am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. Is it harm to curse in Islam? What is the punishment? How can I prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. I ...
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Is alcohol forbidden in Islam and written clearly in the Quran [duplicate]

Is alcohol halal/haram in Islam and written clearly in the Quran