Sharia (Islamic Law) based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah.

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Is fixed return investment haraam?

I have invested in my friend's business and he pays me a fixed amount every month regardless of his profit or loss. Is this haraam?
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Isn't doing baiath with a Sheikh Necessary for every Muslim?

I came across the fact that all four Fiqhi Imam's has made it the highest obligatory (Fardh-'ain) to search and find a Sheikh for doing baiath. So doesnt this make obligatory for every muslims to do ...
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Indirect help to riba-business

I came across the question Working in banks in an Islamic country. According to my understanding of the answer by Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid, You are doing haram if you are helping someone ...
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Should we use “Jazak Allah khair” instead of “Shookran” or “Thanks”?

I have heard people using the phrase "Jazak Allah khair" at times when it was appropriate to thank others and always wondered if that is something advised to do. But I've also seen some people who ...
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During Women's period is Nikah Valid?

One of my friend asked one question to me "Before one day of Nikah, if women's period started then in this condition will her Nikah will valid". because the day of Nikah is fixed before months. So it ...
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Playing in a soccer club

Can I play for a soccer club that is very near my home, as I can't go any further. But this club is called saint Paul, and the soccer club is kind of religious to Christianity?
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Is dancing on Bollywood songs is Haram? [closed]

Is dancing on Bollywood songs is Haram? I am going to perform dance on our companies annual day function Let me know
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Was Torah the first complete shariah?

I am looking for a reference to the claim that Torah given to Prophet Musa (a) was the first complete shariah. Could someone refer to any source?
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Is Sharia Law only applicable to an Islamic state?

I heard somewhere that the legal system an framework of Sharia Law is only applicable in an Islamic state. My questions are: Is Sharia Law only applicable to an Islamic state? If so, what defines an ...
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Questioning and thinking about Allah SWT

I keep thinking about how and where Allah SWT & our Prophets (peace be upon them) would be living in this universe? I keep imagining different things about what they might be doing, how we are ...
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How does the islam justify to circumcise their people?

All people are designed and created by god. How does the islam justify to alter that design by circumcising people? Yes in the past it prevented diseases where hygiene was bad but nowdays it should ...
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Stealing and compensation in Islam

I am 14 and 1 or 2 years ago I had stolen a book from my friend without her knowing. She had inquired once about it, and she is my very close friend. I have repented to Allah (S.W.T) to forgive my ...
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Confusion in regards the spread of Islam!

I have been doing some research in regards to how Islam was spread, which has left me confused on one point. In summary, some sources suggest that Islam has only been spread in scenarios of self ...
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Please can you only link to fatwas when giving information [migrated]

I don't mean to say this to hurt or offend anyone, because your help is excellent. However a scholarly opinion is the best sought, I'm saying this so as to help you.
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What to do with the Riba (interest) money?

I have some interest money in my account and I recently came to know it is haram. I want to get rid of it. Please tell me the ways to spend it. Can I spend it as wedding or birthday gift to my ...
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Is it HARAM or allowed to study graphic designing and make 3D or 2D characters, in Islam?

I want to study Graphic Designing and to do work in this field. But some days ago, I thought, Painting is not allowed in Islam. So I started rattling in my mind to get answer, but acquire nothing. So ...
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Why are so many things prohibited by Allah?

I'm still new to Islam. I am trying to get my head around it, but I sometimes end up feeling so angry because my head is filled with some many questions, etc... For example Islam prohibits us from: ...
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Can Husband suck the milk of his wife?

I have search from many sites but I found mixed answers some says yes other say no. I want to ask that can husband suck the milk of his wife is it allowed in Islam or not?? Please answer with ...
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whats about insurrance schemes according to islam? is it consider as interest or not?

MCB (Muslim Commercial Bank) Pakistan has started a scheme in which when one will go on hajj via there scheme he/she will be eligible for 4 months of free health (hadsaati) insurance, my question is ...
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Does Islam believe in the revelation at Sinai and what evidence is there that God rejected the Jews

Does Islam believe in the revelation at Sinai according to the Bible? If yes, what evidence is there that God has rejected the Jews?
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I cant use my gold but still do I need to pay zakat [closed]

In my marriage I got more than 212gm gold. 80 gm from my father rest from my inlaws.Immediate after marriage my inlaws took all my gold and 50 to 60 gm is left with me as my daily wear earings bangals ...
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What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam?

What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam? I know one cannot pray intoxicated. (Surah An-Nisā' 4:43) However does the person suffering from auto-brewery syndrome have to adhere to ...
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Is marriage without a Wali for a divorcee woman valid?

I found recently that all women should have a wali or wakil (lawyer) to represent them during the Nikah otherwise it is not valid. This is my second marriage. Before the marriage, I told him I ...
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Wearing Ihram from Majid e Ayesha while comming from madina to perform Umrah

As Salaam Alaikum Last thursday i have visited Madina from Riyadh with my Family (Mother, Wife & 3 Childrens with a Friend & Driver) & then we make pray Juma Salah & did Ziyara & ...
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Can I do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat?

Assalamualaykum, Is it allowed to do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat? Is there any practice of it? JazakAllah Khair.
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Property sharing by partners

Assalamualaikum, Two brothers purchased one property on 50% sharing basis. One brother could not able to pay his 50% share instead he paid 20% only (Balance 80% paid by other brother) and told his ...
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Does reciting fatiah and gifting rewards to the dead actually help them?

Does reciting Surah Fatiha once and Surah Tauheed three times and after that gifting thawab to dead people, actually help the dead in hereafter? I want to know the hadiths in favour of this custom. ...
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Sharia's punishment for spying in other Muslim's home

Assalamualaykum, Recently when I was studying about Sharia punishment for homosexuality I came to know from few Muslims (like Tariq Ramadan,Hamza Yusuf) Sharia doesn't punish you for what you do in ...
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Is forced slavery (cause of rapes) allowed in Islam?

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be one of the ...
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Men wearing women's undewear

Salam, I've asked this question before, and I want to reiterate it to clear up some misconceptions. Please do not immediately downvote this post (most people do), and read it in full before making ...
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Is it allowed to watch animated cartoons?

According to islam, what is the ruling on watching animated cartoons? If the cartoon has a animated scene of kissing, can I watch it? Should my kids be allowed to watch cartoons? I know that making ...
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Can a sikh girl marry a muslim man if she converts?

Can a sikh girl marry a muslim man if she converts? what is the ruling behind this?
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Is it permissible to take false oath on Quran to save self honour/ self respect?

I am aware that taking a false oath by Quran is considered a major grave sin and should be avoided at all costs. However, in dire circumstances, is it permissible for a person to take a false oath on ...
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Is lease allowed in Islam?

Would you please clarify if purchasing goods on rentals are allowed in Islam? According to what we studied, a fixed percentage of interest is added to the principal amount (current price) of that ...
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Should I divorce my wife for cheating?

If a husband gets to know about his wife's past relations with other man .. Is it permissible to divorce her then? Though she is sincere and has changed her self and is faithful to her husband.
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What does Islam say about introverts? [closed]

I feel that I an introvert. Connecting with people is an effort for me. What does Islam say about introverts?
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Working with AON

I am working with AON Company since three years, I just want to know it is based on Benefits related and Human Resource Consulting Firm. I am working in the domain of Health and Welfare in Benefits ...
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Male Breast feeding allowed in Islam?

Strange it may seem , but males can lactate (in modern world using some medicines) , Does Islam allow this or has something prescribed in this regard ? Would this also bring up the concept of "foster ...
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Meat eating in Islam

Does Allah give the human population exclusive right, to kill and eat any other baser animal life forms? Also, a corollary, is it immoral to be a vegetarian and not eat killed animals in Islam?
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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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What's the difference between Islamic mutual fund and non-islamic

I see there are islamic mutual fund companies that are investing in the same industries as other non-islamic mutual fund companies investing in. For example equity, money market (interest based bonds ...
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Why Matam by Shias when maximum mourning period is 4 months?

How do Shias justify their Mourning(Matam) over Battle Of Karbala? We know that maximum mourning period of someone's death is 4 months 10 days (that too for a widow) but they do it every year. Please ...
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Does Islam support pedophilia or child marriages?

Everyone know that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) married Ayesha (RA) when she was 6 and consummated when she was 9. So, does it mean Islam supports child marriages? If at all muslims consider ...
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Ruling of raising hands in Du'a before Taslim

Usually while making Du'a we raise hands. But right after Tashahud and Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah before we say "Assalamu Alaikum..." turning both sides (Taslim) because even that is Du'a, why ...
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what are the rights of un-married girls to choose husband in Islam?

please provide the answer and if possible the reference 1 : what rights does a girl has to choose her husband by her self ?? 2 : up to what limit and what right her parents have over her will ?? 3 ...
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Is blood money a religious or cultural practice, and would it apply in Indonesia?

There've been a couple of tweets about "blood money" and Indonesia, to do with impending executions by the Indonesian government of two members of the Bali Nine: From Father Bob Allowance is ...
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Divorcing my husband

I want to go through with a divorce as things are not qorking out. My husband lives abroad and the last time i was with him was 9 months ago. He is refusing to give me a divorce but he says i can ...
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Why we shouldn't take non muslims as a friend?

"Bismillah" Somewhere in Quran I found it is written that we shouldn't take non muslims as a friend, if we do so then we will become one of them. What is the explanation of it? The thing is we used ...
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Attitude toward a sinner

I know when a person commit a sin he/she should be punished. And Muslim should not feel mercy when the punishment is give to them. Now there are many sin when a person he/she did't get punished. So ...
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Ruling on celebration of birth; Is the term 'Bidah' applicable here?

There is a word Bid'ah in Islam and it means innovation in religious matters. Some Islamic scholars says that birthday is Bid'ah as it was not celebrated by any of the prophets, apostles and their ...