Sunni Islam also known as Ahlu-s-Sunnati wa-l-Jamāʿah (people of the tradition of Muhammad and the consensus of the Ummah) is the largest branch of Islam.

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Refutation of the Shiite view of the Three preceeding Caliphs (R.A.)

Allah, may he be glorified and exalted, protected our hands from the Fitnah and we should protect our tongues from it but how do we who love Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) as much as we love ...
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Is Friday prayer replacement for Duhur prayer?

I been recently into a conversation where I was told that Friday prayer should be read with Duhur prayer like after Friday prayer. Also there was a part that your prayer isn't compete until you read ...
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What is the view of Sunni brethern about apointment of caliph?

I know in Quran, Allah has revealed that "And We made an appointment with Moses for thirty nights and perfected them by [the addition of] ten; so the term of his Lord was completed as forty ...
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Is there any verse in quran about personal protection

Asslam o alaikum Are there any verses in the Quran about personal protection, any verses that says we need to avoid unnecessary harmful acts?
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Breaking Fast in Ramadan

Salam Alikom I am suffering from type one diabetes and I am having exam in this week in uni. I am currently fasting and I have a little problem,but if I am not feeling quite well in exam ,it would ...
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Figuring out right calculation method of prayer time

I shifted to uk last year and I have been confused by the fact that people I live with think they are hardcore and correct in Islam and everything and get hot headed when told them to correct e.g. The ...
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So righteous women are devoutly obedient ,Meaning of obedient wife?

Can someone please define the word "obey" in the context of this verse. http://quran.com/4/34 Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they ...
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Could you please translate some of the references made in Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl's article “Dogs in the Islamic Tradition and Nature”?

Assalamu alaikum I was reading an article written by Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl concerning the status of dogs and some of his arguments as to why he believes they are not as impure as some other ...
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Ruling on shortening both sides and back of the hair more than the middle

is it prohibited for Muslim men to shorten hair from both sides and back than middle?
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Drugs and ramadan

Salam, I heard that if you take drugs 30 days prior to Ramadan to start your Salah is accepted and so are your fasts - obviously taking drugs is wrong anyways, but are their evidence to or suggesting ...
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Is it blasphemy to question Islam?

Salam, I'm Muslim, I've always been curious with a lot of imagination, questions about everything (religions, music, mathematics..etc) even if I'm not as smart as 90% of people I know, they are AWAY ...
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How should I deal with unwanted attention when I start wearing clothes according to Islamic principles?

I am about to convert to Islam, and in my heart I am already a Muslim, but there is a big issue regarding my conversion and my question is: As a woman in a non-Muslim culture, and non-Muslim family, ...
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Why don't some of the sects stand and recite Salawaat and Salam upon Prophet Sallallaho Alaihi Wasallam?

I am a Sunni Muslim. Sunni Muslim from all over the world stand and recite Salawaat and Salam upon Prophet Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihi Wasallam at their mosques. Some of the lines I recite with others ...
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Thinking of Prophet Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihi Wasallam during Namaz

I am a Sunni Muslim. Though, we all read darood in Namaz and know that darood-e-ibrahim which we read has Mahammad (Sallallo Alaihi Wasallam)'s name many times. I think of my beloved Prophet every ...
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Do Sunni Muslims consider whole Bukhari as 100% authentic?

If there are some discrepancies in a few narrations in Bukhari Sharif then how do people define some narration to be manipulated and if some are manipulated then what about credibility of all others ...
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Nikah of female without wali

I am a 25 year old woman. I was engaged 3 years ago with my parents' consent although it is a love marriage. At that time both my parents were reluctant, still we convinced them to get their blessing. ...
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Dhikr/Zikir in islam?

Va As-salamu alaykum brothers I am here because I am very confused about Dhikr/Zikir in Islam. Today I was at a friend and I saw a video that he watched. It was a few of our brothers that was doing ...
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Must characteristics for an imam

What are the qualities an imam must have. Is there any specific qualities which an imam must have to be so. And is it possible to force someone to be imam or someone becomes imam while other people ...
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Does talaaka go thru when one is angry

Salam alekum I wanted to ask if talaka goes thru if someone is angry. Me and my husband had argument over somthing silly he came home and had a bad mood and when I ask him somthing he wud start ...
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Cosmetic surgery to get rid of depression/negative critics

I understand that beautifying would be wrong but the plastic surgery that would help to reduce or cure the stress/depression/mental problems.Is that permissible? Doing so, would enable a person to ...
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What is Sunni view regarding the savior of the world?

With respect to the appearance of the savior, I ought to point out that in accordance with the perspective of Shiite, 12th Imam of Shiite (Imam Mahdi (a.j.)) is going to appear to save the world from ...
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If 12th Rabi' al-awwal is the birthday of Prophet (s.a.w) then why Sunni brothers do madh e sahaba?

In India on this date many groups(anjumans) come on street with green flag doing madh-e-sahaba. As this is a birthday of prophet(s.a.w) why doing madh-e-sahaba? I want to know why they do this. What ...
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Are there sects of Islam similar to protestants? [duplicate]

I know there are Sunni and Shia as the two major denominations of Islam and Sufi as the more mystical component. Are there any other sects? such as how Protestant denominations find comfort in the ...
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Doubt about the Prophethood of Mohammad because of his marriages

I have doubts about Mohammad being a messenger from Allah. I am troubled by him having 13 wives and his marriage to Aisha at the young age of 9. Can someone explain these to me and help resolve my ...
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Is nikah halal with a razai(foster) sister's sister?

May Allah bless all of us. Dear brothers and sisters Assalam-Alaikum. I have a question regarding nikah. Whether the marriage of a man is allowed or not, with the younger daughter of his father's ...
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Collecting Transformers and Anime figures haram?

I used to collect Transformers figures (not posters, just figures) since 2007 till 2010. Now, I want to return back to collecting them when I have rented a new house (Insha'Allah), when attending the ...
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about talaaq being valid

Salaams My Name is Mohamed a week ago my wife and I were having a huge fight over email.With anger I emailed her the following but had no intention of even stating talaaq.Inshallah you can provide me ...
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Can man do marriage with his mother in law after the divorce of her daughter? [duplicate]

Please give the answer quickly in my I.d address. Can a man do marriage with his mother in law after divorce of her daughter?
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Shia matam and Sunni husband

If I am a Shia girl married to a Sunni boy who doesn't want me to do matam only, should I follow my husband or perform the matam no matter what?
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Children disabled because parents have sinned

I am from a culture where people say they follow Islam, but they keep saying strange things to me which don't seem to fit in with what I am reading in the Quran. For example, one of the things people ...
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Can any knowledgable muslim refute this?

This is the alleged error, sense we muslims believe that the sun and moon each have an orbit(which it does) And that the orbit of the sun the quran is referring to the galaxy orbit around the milky ...
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Trees already on a Muslim's grave: what can I do, are there any rules?

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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Respecting your elders

Respecting your elders. What exactly does that mean? I'm asking this question because recently I was in a situation where an elder was demanding respect. I personally did not see that as respect, ...
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Reciting Quran after death of a person have got any reward for it?

Assalamu alaikum Is there any reward for reciting Quran for the dead, especially sura yaseen. This I find most of them pay to those who recite it, Mostly they will be a group of 3 guys. Reciting ...
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Is celebrating death day allowed?

Assalamu alaikum, Birthdays are not allowed in islam, likewise I would like to know is it allowed to celebrate death days. This question may seem little bit strange though, as by celebrate I means, ...
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What Sunni Muslims recite during Zil Hijjah Month after prayers

What Muslim recite after prayers during 9th and onwards of Zil Hijjah Month? Where I am Sunni Muslim will recite in one hour I really need to know. It's urgent JazakAllah
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Combine Zuhr and Asr - revisited

I was curious if could combine the prayers, and found this question. The accepted answer is equivocal as it initially says it is permissible, but later on quotes hadith that seems to say the opposite....
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Will Hazrat Isa A.S come with his miraculous powers again?

This question has been bothering me since a year. I have a lot of knowledge about Islam but what I doubt is about that Will Hazrat Isa (A.S) come back with all his power like Resurrecting someone by ...
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is a nullified marriage accepted

I'm in love with a Syrian born muslim. I am a christian British woman who has left a loveless marriage.The man I love has said that it would be virtually impossible for our relationship to ever be ...
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Ahle Sunnat view of salawat to prophet Mohammad (PBUH)? [duplicate]

Where I live, Shia religious men coming to schools (specially girls schools) and keep Asking question to make sunni students interested to shia view of Islam. Recently they keep asking new question I ...
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Legal status of mut'a in Sunni and Shia sects

What is the Islamic and legal status of mut'a in Sunni and Shia schools of thought? What are the conditions for it means the circumstances in which it is halal and haram. Please also describe the ...
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Two dua's needed in MP3 format

Anyone know where I can get the following dua's from in MP3 format? Dua 1: Arabic: اللهم رب الناس، مذهب البأس، اشف أنت الشافي، لا شافي إلا أنت، شفاءً لا يغادر سقماً Transliteration: Allahumma ...
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Why are sunnah prayers considered nawafil for Shiites?

Unless I'm mistaken about the meaning of nawafil in Shiite context, I'm a bit confused about why Sunnah prayers for Sunnis are nawafil for Shiites. From this site: Misconception #4: Shias do ...
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How did the split of Shiites and Sunnis go from political to theological? [duplicate]

Based on what I heard, and from what I read (none from Shiite sources), the Sunnis and Shiites split because they differed on views about who will rule the Muslims. How did it escalate from just ...
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How much zakat should be paid?

I want to know If I am a working lady Can I pay Zakat for myself and my siblings? Is it halal or haram?? How much amount should be paid by me according to Indian currency per person ?? I'm a ...
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What kind of talaq is it, if woman asks her husband for it?

I would like to know that in an argument between husband and wife, if a woman says to her husband "leave me", then "divorce me" and the husband replies back "are you sure?" and he gives her 3 talaqs ...
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Friday zohar prayer at home

I am an Indian now staying in gulf country outside from city in village area, there is a masjid (mosque) but so far we can’t go by walk there and not available the taxi in time, so for Friday prayer ...
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Is masturbation Haram? [duplicate]

From the viewpoint of Sunni, Is Masturbation Haram? What if a person is entangled in a tough situation in which he is surrounded by multiple kinds of sexual attraction and not capable of getting ...
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What is the proof that Islam is THE truth? How can I have 100% certainty?

How do I 100% know for sure that Islam is the truth? How can I be sure that the Islamic worldview - of what Islam says about this world and the afterlife - is true? Can I do better do then just "have ...
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Can I eat something from Non Muslim when it could be a chance that it is from Interest Income

I am working in private company where everyday I get an offer to eat something which they brought from their home-town or somewhere else. Actually when interest credited in my account, I take it and ...