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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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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clarification on times when it is forbidden to pray?

There are a number of Ahadeeth indicating when it is forbidden to pray, these are quite clear but what is not clear is that does this stand for mandatory prayers as well as sunna prayers or only sunna ...
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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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Panties for Men in Islam

Ok, so I don't get one thing. Are men allowed to wear panties (if they choose to) in Islam? I don't see any rule prohibiting this except the fact that cross dressing is haram. But to be honest, men's ...
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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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It is Haram to use your cellphone at your office during your work time? (Sunni View)

I have heard that it would make some problem or sin if we speak by our mobile phone when we are working at our office (during our work time). Seemingly, since they have employed us to do the acts ...
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Promises: smoking and boyfriend

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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What is the ruling of shaking-hands with a non-mahram who is non-Muslim?

As far as I can remember, it is haram for men to shake hands with women who are Muslims. But I'd like to know if it is haram for men to shake hands with non-Muslim women as well? Looking for a ...
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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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Is creating a roleplay character haram?

Is creating a role play character haraam like in social games.So in order to role play you have to create a character.
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What does Islam say about Agnostics?

Some groups of agnostics do not deny the existence of Allah, but neither approve it. There are some other who approve it directly but do not feel responsible for doing anything about the fact that ...
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What is the ruling of “eyebrow removing (like women)” for men?

There is a narration from the apostle of Allah (pbuh) that said: Every woman who makes herself like men or every man who makes himself like women, is not from us. (Mizan-Al-Hekmah, Vol5, Pg18) ...
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Do we have to leave Christians,Jews,etc. who take religion as play and amusement as well?

wE HAVE TO LEAVE THOSE WHO TAKE RELIGION AS PLAY AND AMUSSE,MENT, DOES THAT COUNT CHRISITANS,JEWS, ETC. AS WELL? I MEAN JOKING ABOUT RELIGION.
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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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How to leave those who take religion as play and amusement?

We supposed to leave those who take religion as play and amusement, if they made books or movies, or something like that, is it okay to use the items, but just leave the author , or director, alone? ...
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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 or shirk act without knowing it, do you have to say the Shahada, if you do it knowlingly, without wanting to leave Islam, do you have to as well? If you do it unknownlingly but wanted ...
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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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What counts as taking religion as play and amusement? (specific)

I'm saying what counts as taking religion as play and amusement. Like if in a movie, they make fun of a sin, but not make fun of religion directly, just that? Like for example, a sergeant says to his ...
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Is it Halal or Haram promoting binary options trading software or brokers?

I am an affiliate marketer and currently promoting binary options signals software or robots. As I know now that binary options trading is Haram, my question is would it be Haram if I promote trading ...
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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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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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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?

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 [closed]

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 ...