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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Can we ask another person who is more faithful than us to ask our demands from Allah ? is this Tavassol or not?(Sunni view )

There is a Hadith in Sunni sources which reads: Narrated Anas: Whenever there was drought, Umar bin Al-Khattab used to ask Allah for rain through Al-Abbas bin Abdul Muttalib, saying, "O ...
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Is playing cards Haram?

I have heard that playing cards is Haram even if you play it without gambling. (According to Shia, actually in accordance with the fatawa of many Maraje' such as Ayatollah Khamenei) playing cards is ...
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is giving EDIEE to the younger ones a sunnah?

in our country, on eid day there is a custom of giving some money as gift (to people younger than us) and it is called EIDEE. i want to know how and from whom this custom is started.? this custom ...
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Is pledge of Allegiance to a caliph\Imam mandatory?

Assuming a caliph has been appointed for Muslims (like this one), is it obligatory for a Muslim to pledge allegiance to a caliph if he is uncertain? from what I read in hadiths: Ali did not pledge ...
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How many meanings are there for the word “Salaf”? [closed]

I think that those who believe in Salafi such as Ibn Taymiyyah, thought of the word "Salafi" to have a special meaning different from the former population. In other words, he considers the first ...
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Did Umar Say That if There Was Not Ali , Then He undoubtedly killed? [closed]

Some Shiites believes that Umar (Arabic: عمر بن الخطاب, translit.: `Umar ibn Al-Khattāb) the second caliphate declared a famous sayings which designated on outranking and overriding of Ali. I want to ...
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(Sunni View Only) What will happen to the wife? [closed]

As salamu alaykum, I wanted to ask regarding the Hoor in Jannah. How many Hoor will a man have, and what happens to a mans wife? Are the Hoors there forever, will women have a 'hoor'? If you ...
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How should I perform Tasleem when joining late

How should I perform the tasleem on the fourth rakat when I join late in jamaat. Lets say on the third rakat? Do I complete it as everyone does and then do the remaining missed rakat? Do the missed ...
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I stopped eating sehri 3:40 (twilight time), then I found out twilight time is 3:28. Is my fast still valid?

After having read here and according to the Holy Quran: until the white thread (light) of dawn appears to you distinct from the black thread (darkness of night) [al-Baqarah 2:187] I was under ...
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According to the Sunni view, did hazrat Umar RA initiate bayt to Abu Bakr RA without consulting the other companions?

This article explains the historical bayts given by the four caliphs of Islam and the circumstances surrounding them, one of interesting comments quotes: As for ʿUmar ibn al-Khattab's statement ...
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Is fast valid without niyyat?

In month of ramadhan, most people have their fasting without niyyath and some of the them are not even having their sehari. Is this fast acceptable to Allah (c.c)?
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What made the prophet (PBUH) not assign a successor? (Sunni brother's View)

I was searching the site to find the answer and I came across this answer which is about the original successor of Moahammad (PBUH). The answerer concludes that "Muhammad did not nominate a political ...
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Is trading Bitcoins/Altcoins Halal or Haram? (sunni view)

I would like to know if trading with Bitcoin and altcoin to make profit is halal ? I've searched for the subjet but I only found different opinions for currency trading. I think that crypto-currency ...
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Me and my wife only need Legal divorce papers but by mouth don't want to say neither she want

Me and my wife only need Legal divorce papers but by mouth don't want to say neither she wants. our purpose is to require only divorce certificate for settling in some other country and we want to ...
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Why Shia still care about the Cilapha and Hussin's death? [closed]

I often hear that Shia hate Sunnis because of the Cilapha after the prophet (SAW). I think it also has to do with the death of the Hussin. But I mean why they still care? Who cares?! I mean these ...
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Who has the authority to assign successor (caliph)? God? prophet?people?(Sunni view)

The society of muslims needs to be guided by caliph after prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Hence, after the death of holy prophet (PBUH), a caliph was assigned to guide and rule the muslims. According to my ...
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Why did Umar (RA) forbid Mutah (temporary marriage) after the death of the prophet?

I heard that Umar(RA) forbid Mutah marriage after the death of the Prophet(PBUH) and Abu Baker. What were his reasons for doing so ? Looking for answers from Sunni authentic sources.
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How to distribute a person's property who doesn't have any children?

How is the property of a deceased person who left a wife but no children distributed? He has 2 brothers, 1 older (no children and a widow) who died 10 years ago and another younger brother (who has ...
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What is the source for ijaab (offering) and qabul (acceptance) in marriage?

[Kindly note that I'm only looking for the sunni view] During a nikah, I know with evidences that the khutbah (sermon) is done with certain verses from the Qur'aan and hadeeth. But I often find that ...
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According to sunni, Is there any evidence to mention regarding the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah(S.A) and the violation of the respect of her home?

Is there any evidence to mention regarding the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah (a.s.)? (I want to see the evidence(s) in Sunni sources).
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Sunni viewpoint about “vasi” or “hojjat” in each era?

According to Shiism, in every era there must be one person to guide people and to help them obtain spiritual growth and fulfill their responsibilities towards their society. This person is not a ...
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Is it okay for a Muslim girl not to have children?

i was wondering if it was okay for a muslim girl not to have children if she didn't want any? I'm a Muslim young lady and I like children I just don't know if I actually want any children because I'm ...
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Is the Islamic marriage contract (Katb el-Kitab) considered a Prenup type contract in the Islamic world?

Can or Is the marriage contract in Islam considered a prenuptial agreement? For example, if in the contract it does not include any details on what will happen in a divorce situation other than the ...
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salat in jamat and how to complete in tahaya

when we join late in jamat and w sit with imam till he ends prayer, and we have to get up for completion of salat ,during tahaya o we read Darood and dua aftr darood also or w keep silent after tashad ...
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Who is Part of Ahlul Bayt? (For Sunnis)

"Ahl" is a accusative masculine noun. In Arabic, it covers several meanings. It begins with Husband and wife. And if they have children, they become part of the "Ahl." "Bayt" is genitive masculine ...
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Why is location of Fatima the daughter of Prophet Mohammad not known?

Why is the tomb of Sayda Fatima Zahraa(as) hidden? I know she asked Imam Ali(as) to not show her tomb for some guys who have tyrannize and abuse Her and Her family. What is the goal of not ...
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Is it permissible to ask for peace & blessings on a messenger other than the Prophet MuHammad (Allaah Bless Him & Give Him Peace)?

Sallallaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam is basically meaning (Allaah Bless Him & Give Him Peace). So can I say "Moosa (Sallallaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam)" or for any other Messenger or Prophet other than our ...
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Married two sisters before accepting Islam. What should be done?

I had met and married a woman, after 8 years I felt I have something for her sister. Then we agreed with my wife and her that we should marry. And we did it. Then later we discovered it's a haram to ...
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Can a man have sex with other women if wife refuses

I am married but have no sexual contact with my wife even though we live in same house. We are in our late 60s In the U.S.A tt is not allowed to have a second wife. What can I do about this? Am I ...
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Zakat on State Pension Account value

Before I get my monthly wages, I am taxed. Some of this tax money goes towards my state pension account. So I am assuming the government has an account where they know how much of my tax money has ...
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under what circumstances and conditions a muslim may go for second, third or fourth marriage?

Is there any prerequisite for a Muslim before going for second, third or fourth marriage or is polygamy/polygny permitted in any circumstances in Islam ?
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Is it Halal to give Commission or Gifts to clients to get the contracts?

I have a client who has asked for commission from our company in order to give us the yearly contract for their hospital systems maintenance. If I don't give it to him, then he will definitely ...
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Contract for Difference (CFD)

UPDATE 1: So those sharia compliant CFD's, how are they different interms of gambling from the non sharia complient CFD's? As even the non sharia complient CFD's have no interest if you don't hold ...
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Is planting on the graves forbidden?

I was told from Salafi guy that planting on the grave is forbidden as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did it only for himself and none of the Sahaba did it. The Hanafis, Shafi`is, and Hanbalis have all ...
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Do Sunni Muslims consider the musnad of Imam Ahmad as equal to the six canonical hadith collections?

Do Sunni Muslims consider the musnad of Imam Ahmad as equal to the six canonical hadith collections (i.e. Saheeh Muslim, Saheeh Bukhari, Jami'at al-Tirmidhi, Muwatta Malik, Sunan Abi Dawood and Sunan ...
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Should I take-off and wear again the ihram when want to perform another umrah

For repeated umrah, should I take off my first ahram after completion of first umrah and wear it again from Meeqat Masjid Aisha, or keep on wearing the same and make niyyah for next umrah?
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Children's rights from parents (Son)

From another question I asked previously, the following fatwa was provided which says that a fathers financial responsibility ends when the son reaches puberty. I'm assuming after which it's optional ...
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Children's rights (Son)

I've heard that the father is responsible for his children in-terms of clothing them, providing them with food, shelter (financially to put it simply), as in all the basics of life. Assuming this is ...
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Move the index finger up and down in Salah

I have seen some people move their index finger up and down constantly in Salah while sitting down. I have also seen some people only move index finger up when saying: ash hadu al-La ilaha ...
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Is it permissible for a woman to befriend or talk to man?

If a woman talks to a man is it considered as zina? Nowadays, almost every college going girl has male friends. So if one's intentions are not wrong is it still haram for a women to make friendship ...
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Son's responsibility on fathers salat

According to the Shia school of thought, it's the sons responsibility to complete any salat which his father missed when the father passes away. According to the Sunni school of thought, does the son ...
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what is the difference between wahhabism and salafism? are they different?

salam what is the difference between salafism and wahhabism? (as I know they are different from Sunnis .so what is their opinions?)
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Test Tube babies

There are various methods in Assisted reproductive technology i.e. IUI, IVF, ICSI and further variances of ICSI. It is stated here that The Islamic community, after the fatwa on ART by Gad El-Hak ...
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If husband start practicing hinduism what his wife shuld do?

If husband start practicing Hinduism what his wife should do? can she practice her own religion Islam and be with her husband who is now practicing Hinduism?
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Azaan in a baby's ear?

What is the correct sunnah when the child is born and how azaan in a baby's ear should be performed? You shall be answering this question for male.
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Listening to the Qur'an and studying- permissible or disrespectful?

I am new to the practice of Islam and i have a lot of questions but among them is the fallowing: I spend a lot of time reading for my school and though I try to make time for reading the QUR'AN it ...
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istakhara done by sister valid? what should i do in the text discribed kindly help me

I have to ask this - it is very important for me. Please advise me in this matter. I know a man who I loved. I know this is considered wrong in islam. But, he wanted to marry me. Of course, things ...
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Meaning of the hadith [Muslim] Book 1, Hadith 532

What does the following hadith mean: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah () said, "He who begs to increase his riches is in fact asking only for a ...
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Do children below the age of puberty have to pay zakat?

If you give money away, I think that means you don't have to pay zakat on that money, and it becomes the responsibility of the person receiving the money to pay zakat. Is that correct? For example, ...
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Is computer vision (that deals with extracting/manipulating real images and stuff) Haram?

Asalamu alykum wa rahmatuallah, I know that making hand images of animals and humans is haram. But how about making softwares to manipulate images (as that's what happens in todays cameras). And ...