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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About Namaz direction in Masjide Aqsa

In al-Masjid al-Aqsa towards which direction for Namaz was used before the Kaaba in Mekka.
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Can I take a second marriage without permission of first wife? [duplicate]

My name is Md Ibran Khan and I am from Varansi. I want to marry a second woman but my first (current) wife is not giving permission; I want to remain married to her as well. Will nikah with the ...
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Nikah al-Misyar Questions

From the Sunni school of thought: I stumped across "Nikah al-Misyar" which seems very much like Muttah (Temporary) marriage in the Shia school of thought. Can someone clarify if: Nikah al-Misyar ...
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Marriage and incompatability

Salam all, This is from the sunni school of thought. I understand and know that marriage is a big deal. I am looking forward to getting married, Alhamdulillah and Inshallah. Question is, what if I ...
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Why do Shia hold Aql (intellect) in a higher position in comparison with other sects?

As you possibly know, Aql/Aghl (intellect) is regarded as one of the sources of Fiqh in Islam. In Shia Islam, there are four sources of Fiqh: Qur'an, Sunnah, Ijmaa’ and Aql. ( www.wikifeqh.ir ) But ...
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What is Sunni’s view about the conflict between suggestions (imarat) and practical principles?

In case of conflict between suggestions (imarat) and practical principles, Shia largely believe in precedence of the imarat... so my question is: “What's the view by other schools (Sunni scholars)?" ...
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Talaq ka massala [on hold]

If my husband has given me 2 times talak in first 4 year of marrige each time doing rujju still sometime cannot control his anger and third time in 13 year again said tum mery azdwagi zindagy sy ...
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Marriage and divorce

Sunni Muslim I am trying to gain knowledge and know the correct facts. If for example a Muslim man marries a woman (be it a Muslim or someone from the people of the book) and it does not work out ...
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If you Missed all four Rakat?

Dear if you arrive and see that the imam is at the ATTA HIYAT, and going to finish nimaz, so is it better to join the jamat and repeat all four rakat by yourself or wait for the 2nd nimaz and pray all ...
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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 ...