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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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 continueously perform this, what will be the punishment in this world and after my 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 lottety ticket on the ground, would it be haram id i used it? Because roght now, I'm using a rewards website that gives me surveys to fill, and rewards me points which I can ...
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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 rule for pre maritual sex

I done pre maritual sex with my boyfriend. Using with fingers Only.No other sexual relation is occured. Is It finally considred as I done sexual intercourse . What are the rules in islam?
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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. ...
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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
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What does it mean by the marriage is valid but its condition is illegal ? [hadith explanation]

Sahih Bukhari Volume 009, Book 086, Hadith Number 090. Narrated By 'Abdullah : Nafi narrated to me that 'Abdullah said that Allah's Apostle forbade the Shighar. I asked Nafi', "What is the ...
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“To lie” is a kind of polytheism?

I am a college student. This question popped up into my mind when I was reading the topic of polytheism from my textbook. In my book, the polytheism is defined in three types, 1) To say some one ...
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Is Qur'an allowed to be translated

We were studying the importance of The Arabic language and how Qur'an is the biggest proof of why Arabic is the best ,and I saw a sentence in the book that confused me. It says that Qur'an mustn't be ...
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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 it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days?

Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days? If so, where is the reference for this and does this include sheesha, smoking and other haram consumables?
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Doing business with kufar?

I know doing business with non muslims are allowed but scholars have said helping zionist businesses is haram and i have seen the reasoning behind the fatwa which makes sense. However in uk businesses ...
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Marriage without parents consent

If you are an adult (according to Allah) like 16-17-18, but a child according to society and your family, and you want to get married for Islamic reasons (keeping away from zinnah) and both the man ...
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Stealing and repenting?

So i stole when i was very young, most when i was below puberty, so i am forgiven by default but do i still have to make up for it as i still took away property of others, and am at a age of ...
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Designing a phone or media player haram?

A mobile phone has access to porn, music, movies, animations and games all are haram. First question is, is it halal to sell such a device? as you are not selling porn itself. I am assuming yes, as ...
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How is it to read an unlicensed copy of a book?

Asslam O Alaikum, I know this type of question has been asked before, but my scenario is different. I'm from a country where piracy doesn't matter much. In my 4 years of Electrical Engineering, ...
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Digital Signage for a restuarant

Assalam-U-Alaikum I have a question regarding digital signage. I have a Company which provides digital signage solution to customers. I provide them With a Complete software and hardware solutions. I ...
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What is the term to be used for homosexual relations?

Is Zina only used for illicit relations between a man and a woman or is it also used to refer to sexual relations between two men?
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Is it haram to have a trial marriage in Islam?

A brother and I want to get married. Yet, my parents (who are not Muslim) are worried I have not found the right man. There have been a number of divorces in the family. However, I want to show ...
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Is it Haram ( or Makruh) to use the offices's phones to talk with the families (if the bosses don't allow them to use it)? (Sunni view) [closed]

I have heard that it is not permissible to use the phone of the offices to talk with the families or relatives, since it is not a personal device. (in the case that the bosses of the offices do not ...
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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 the Islamic law regarding cheating in school or university exams?

I know that cheating is a bad act, but I’d like to know what the ruling of Islam is about it? In fact, is it a haram(forbidden) act or solely Makruh(disapproved)? Is there any tradition in regards ...
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Is it permissible for a widow to marry her husband's nephew in islam?

Is it permissible for a widow to marry her husband's nephew?
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Is interest entirely haram or can there be exceptions under neccesity?

A query in similar to a question posted on this site (Is interest-based educational loan allowed? ) (this may seem like a similar question, but from a clear angle). Allah says: “Those who devour ...
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Are agnostics committing kufr?

Some groups of agnostics do not deny the existence of Allah, but don't accept it either. Some other agnostics accept it directly but do not feel responsible for doing anything about the fact that they ...
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Is it forbidden to go to see a doctor,trainer,etc. if that person commits shirk?

If a doctor,trainer,etc. commits shirk, like an Hindu, is it forbidden to see them?
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Do we have to lower our gaze towards female charaters in books,animation,etc.?

Do we have to lower our gaze towards towards female characters in animations,games and books? Or just in real life?
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Can an apostate be forgiven by Allah?

Can an apostate be forgiven by Allah? I'm asking because 4:137: "Those who believe, then reject faith, then believe (again) and (again) reject faith, and go on increasing in unbelief,- Allah will not ...
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Can you get help from Allah through people?

Can you get help from Allah through people? Is it okay to go see a psychologist or something like that?
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Can you repent for doing shirk?

Can someone repent for shirk? Like repent in this life, and could be forgiven? Or you can't repent for shirk at all, and you are doomed, maybe? Can someone tell me, are you able to repent for shirk or ...
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If you do something that takes you out of the pale of Islam, do you have to say the shahada?

If you do a Kufr(heresy) or shirk act without knowing it, do you have to say the Shahada, if you do it knowingly, without wanting to leave Islam, do you have to as well? If you do it unknownlingly but ...
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Why is looking at thinly claded and/or sexually attractive women haram?

I never understood this. I am a Muslim and respect and enjoy looking at beautiful women (naturally). I don't understand why it is so bad to look at a woman. I feel a new modern Islam should promote ...
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Is it haram to speak when the Quran is being recited?

According to the following verse, is it haram(impermissible) to speak when the holy Quran is reciting? or it is Makruh? (7:204) وَ إِذا قُرِئَ الْقُرْآنُ فَاسْتَمِعُوا لَهُ وَ أَنْصِتُوا ...
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What counts as prostration of worship

If for example, I do something regular, and it counts as a prostration of worship in another religion, which I didn't know, does it count as a prostration of worship, and does it mean, I have to ...
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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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What is difference between Günah(sin) and kufr?

what is difference between Günah (sin) گناہ and kufr كفر? Can someone explain it with examples?
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Hadith explanation of Quran 59:7 . Where are these cursed activities of ladies in Quran ?

Narrated Alqama 'Abdullah (bin Masud) said, "Allah curses those ladies who practice tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those ladies who remove the hair from their faces ...
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Is taking a picture with an electronic device permissable? [closed]

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 ...