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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Masturbation and will i be punished ?

When I was young ( like really young ) I discovered the feeling of masturbation, my mom always told me that it was not allowed for me to look at other peoples parts i didn't know it was HARAM so i ...
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Difference between Günah and kufr

what is difference between Günah گناہ and kufr كفر. Can some one explain with examples.
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Is binary option with an islamic account (No Riba and swap-free) Halal or Haram?

Assalmo Alaykom, Lately I discovered the Binary Option system, with a little bit of research I found companies who offer an Islamic Account to trade. However when I searched on the Internet to find ...
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regarding money Halal and Haram

i have a partner who has done a land deal and the person who taken his land is not giving his money so my partner is telling him false things like he has brought money from interest(Ribba)and he is ...
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Is taking a picture with an electronic device permissable?

I try to understand this with my common sense and of course hadith and Quran al Karim. When I talk about taking a picture of a living being, we're clearly not creating it, but kind of freeze the ...
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Haram property of others, like alcohol or .. in your hand!

I wanted to know if there is any responsibility over you if by accident you encounter a Haram material which belongs to others but you can destroy it or have the ability to destroy it. This can be ...
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what Islam has to say about patriotisum [duplicate]

what Islam instruct a human being regarding his responsibility as a citizen of a non Islamic state
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relationships in islam [closed]

i'm in a realationship with a boy..since year!and we both love each other alot and we are having a very strong desire to get married but we cannot go for that as we are very young(only 16)!we have ...
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Is shaving the beard Haram?

Is shaving the beard Haram? Is there any authentic hadith about it ? what is the opinion of Quran about it? (Sunni and shia)
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Is attending a school prom or formal event forbidden in Islam?

I am a female Muslim and a senior this year. Yesterday was our school prom and I decided to go. I still wore my Hijab and none of my skin was showing. Even though they allowed me to go, my parents ...
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Is it haram to visualize having sex?

Is it haram for an unmarried girl to think about having sex? By this I mean seeing herself having sex with a guy who she finds attractive and thinking about how it would feel if the were a married ...
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Is it haram not to have children?

Hi my name is Keyshawna and I have been Muslim for about a little over two years but I'm still learning and still struggling with self-educating myself. But my question is: Is it haram to not have ...
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Fashion designing , modelling , acting , painting allowed in islam?

I'm a dentist but I was extremely talented character right from my childhood, my family is very religious and didn't let me opt modelling and fashion designing as a career ! I had good grades and was ...
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Mortgage in Islam

I know taking loan and mortgage in haram in Islam. In UK, I am paying the amount of money as rent which I can pay as mortgage. If I pay as mortgage I will be the owner of that house after several ...
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Is Sugar HARAM?

The white sugar contain animal bone which is responsible for the white color. That bone may not be a halal (if the animal may be killed as per the islamic law) . So is sugar haram or halal?
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Are food containing spirit vinegar halal?

I am not sure if spirit vinegar is halal. I have asked at different mosque and called on Islamic TV shows but each of them have a different view. There is a hadith which mentions that the Prophets ...
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Interest on Property/Gold

And if you do not do it, then take a notice of war from Allaah and His Messenger but if you repent, you shall have your capital sums. Deal not unjustly (by asking more than your capital sums), and ...
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Congratulating non Muslims on their festivals

Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) {This day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed My favor upon you, and have ...
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Interest question

Assalam o aliekum, I understand interest is Haram. My question is as follows: I want to lease a car (for 3 years) that has interest % but the company offering me to calculate 3 years of interest ...
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Are “Stacker” games which give prizes considered haram?

Yesterday I went to the arcade with my wife, and they had a game whereby you have to stack up a series of blocks. These blocks will move horizontally across the screen. The blocks need to be placed on ...
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Syncretic adaptation of folk practices in Islam

I come from the Balkans and I have been curious about a certain folk practice among the Muslims of that region: it could be translated as "rinsing of fears". It is usually performed on young ...
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share market Halal Or Haram [duplicate]

I think the Share Market is haram; because we buy and sell money, and give a little money to earn more money. We don't buy and sell any product. This is interest. The market runs by government ...
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Is masturbation allowed for medical purposes

We know istimna is haraam in Islam. But there is a certain medical condition for which sometimes doctors prescribe the patients to do that regularly. Now I was wondering, say a person had a wife who ...
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male working as a cabin crew

Hi salam alaika to fellow muslims. I have some doubt, im a male and im considering to work as a cabin crew, the problem is, usually cabin crews must serve alcohol and non-halal food. So what if i ...
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Is being a film director against Islam?

I wanted to know that , whether being a film director or a script writer for fictional and romantic stories is against Islam ?!
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what is our(ISLAM) perpective on shaving hair? [duplicate]

salam , i want to know the Islam perpective on hair removal 1 : some private part hair which are suppoed to be removed after every 40 days other wise they make you NAPAK , is it so ? 2 : some men ...
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Earnings from a system that could be used for a Haram

Last week, I got a job in which the client asked me to develop an eCommerce site where the client will be selling online eBooks. He told me that there will be 14 categories of the books. I started ...
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is lucid dreaming haram?

A lucid dream is any dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming. The phenomenon had also been referred to by Greek philosopher Aristotle who had observed: often when one is asleep, there ...
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Is Graphology or Handwriting Analysis is Permitted in Islam?

I want to ask, is graphology or handwriting analysis is permitted in islam? Here's the definition from wikipedia: Graphology is the pseudoscientific study and analysis of handwriting, especially ...
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Is Listening to Brainwave Entrainment‎ or Subliminal Message Audio Halaal in Islam?

Assalamu'alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh as the title says, i want to say is brainwave halaal or haraam? Brainwave Entrainment in Wikipedia: Brainwave Entrainment is any practice that aims to ...
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Adultery and the Punishment in Islam

Asalamu Alaikum. Well my question is as follows: Islam is considered a religion of peace, right? So how is it possible that the penalty for adultery is death? What if a person married or otherwise ...
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How can poor people afford many Children with lack of birth control

Many prominent Islamic scholars discourage the popular Birth control methods. But it is a question that how poor people can afford to raise so many children, also some women consider this as their ...
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Is a fox / Hyena/Jackal/Wolf classed as a dog in Islam?

Are we able to touch a FOX, HYENA, JACKAL or WOLF? Are they classed as being of the dog family?
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If beauty/grooming/health products are tested on animals, are they haram?

Many products nowadays use animal testing to determine the quality and effects of the product, or even whether or not it is safe for human use. This is especially prevalent with beauty and health ...
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Is it permissible to steal as part of a game?

I play a game on my computer in which you can steal things from actual people. Is this allowed because it is a game or is it the same as stealing in real life?
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Is dream interpretation haram in Islam?

In my very possibly mistaken belief, there is a thin line between religion and superstition that we should not cross. I want to know whether the activity of dream interpretation is haram ...
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Why is Alcohol not permitted in Islam

I understand that as muslims, you believe that absolutely nothing happens without the will of Allah. For example, if you take painkiller, it will only work if Allah wills it. What I don't understand ...
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Die rather than violate certain laws?

Are there any laws in Islam which it is better to die rather than violate the law? Does it matter whether violating the law would cause the person to die naturally (for example, eating pork while ...
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Is it permissible to refuse halal food?

I heard a friend say that as Muslims we should eat everything that has been made halal for us and if we don't then we will be questioned on the last day. I am specifically referring to rabbit meat ...
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Relationships according to Quran

It is very clear that Quran forbids intercourse between man and woman before marriage. However, when it comes to relationships, the only close reference I have from Qu'ran is that we should "lower ...
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Is it halaal to eat birthday cake?

Is it halaal to eat birthday cake? When I ask this question, I do know that celebrating birthdays is a practice of non-Muslims and so we aren't allowed to celebrate it. However, that is not the ...
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Is it allowed to make dua for non muslims?

Is it allowed to make dua for non-muslims? If so, then please suggest one for me because I am to give out a dua for them in front of the whole school to pass their exams.
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“Christmas” in Islam: secular vs religious

I understand that many (most?) Muslims prefer not to really celebrate Christmas, due to conflicting religious views. However, in truth Christmas is a composite event, of secular (arguably: ...
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Is participating in the game show “Deal or No Deal” haram?

There is a game show called Deal or No Deal, where people are presented with a number of boxes containing unknown amounts of token money, and the contestant has to try and eliminate boxes which have ...
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Is it haram to look at naked women in Islam?

Is it wrong for a man to look at a naked woman who is getting changed, if he looks at her without her knowledge? I require evidences from the Qur'an to support any answer.
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Why swearing is forbidden?

Why shouldn't people swear? Its rational to say it is a bad thing when you hurt someones feelings with your bad words, but if a person swears and no one cares is it still haram to say 'f*** you' for ...
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Can a Muslim borrow money from his own 401(k) plan, with interest?

I understand from this, and other related questions, that Muslims are not permitted to charge interest on loans. This brings up a question for me: In the U.S. many people have 401(k) retirement ...
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What are the foods forbidden for Muslims to eat and the reason?

What are the different kinds of food that a Muslim can't eat and the reasons they were banned? I heard some people mention that Muslims shouldn't eat horses' or donkeys' meat, but I couldn't find a ...
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What is the difference between حَرَّمَ and نَهَى?

In the Qur'an, and throughout the hadith literature, there are numerous references to what is forbidden. However, I have noticed that what is often translated as the English word "forbade" seems to ...
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Are all unhealthy substances haraam?

Smoking is seen by the majority of Muslim scholars as haraam on the grounds that it is harmful to one's health. But tobacco is not the only harmful substance that has wide spread use. As an example; ...