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 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 a 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 and ...
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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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Working in a restaurant with free mixing?

Is working in a restaurant, where there is free mixing but sells halal food and doesn't play musics (or what if it does play music), it is like a Indian restaurant or a Bengali fried chicken shop not ...
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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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clarification on times when it is forbidden to pray? [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does Islam forbid premarital sex if both are devoted and seek to get married in future?

If men and women are in a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship and are committed to each other and are seeking to get married down the lane, then why does Islam forbid such a relationship? What is the ...
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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 ...