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Are grapes and grape juice haram?

I am wondering if grapes and grape juice are haram because they are a component in wine. I have talked to a sheikh and he says yes it is haram, but I also talked to some friends who studied Islam in ...
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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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Is it permissible to pursue a career in pastry and baking, if it might involve using alcohol while learning in class?

It's long been my dream to be a pastry chef. I haven't told my parents yet, but I recently told my older brother. He respected my interests, but he doesn't completely welcome the idea. He pointed out ...
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Is whiskey/beer without alcohol haram?

Dear brother can someone take whiskey/beer which have no alcohol in it?
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Does including glycerol in supplements make them haram?

If there's glycerol in a supplement, will it be considered Halal or Haram. The supplement is a bodybuilding pre-workout. Glycerol 65% (Hydromax). I was thinking that it may be fine as I'm not going ...
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Is the hadith of “drinking wine and call it by another name” referring to soft drinks?

There is a hadith in Sunan Abi Dawud 3688 Narrated Abdur Rahman ibn Ghanam: Malik ibn Abu Maryam said: Abdur Rahman ibn Ghanam entered upon us and we discussed tila' and he said: Abu Malik al-Ashari ...
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Leading prayer when one has drank alcohol in the past

I have question concerning alcohol and leading a prayer (for congregational prayer). I know that one's prayers are not accepted for 40 days from the point that person has drunk alcohol (i.e. they are ...
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Is is permissible to pass through a disinfection tunnel that sprays alcohol?

Disinfection tunnels that spray chemicals on people in an attempt to kill bacteria and viruses are an increasingly common COVID countermeasure: However, many of these spray ethyl alcohol (ethanol), ...
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Problem with marriage in the West

There are lots of married Muslim couples in the West but there is also a problem present for some of us. In the West clothing is not as modest as it is in Muslim majority countries. Lots of women ...
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Is there a chapter on alcoholic drinks in Shaybani's Kitaab al Aathaar?

I was reading a research paper on Imam Abu Hanifa's views on alcohol, and it mentioned a few hadiths in باب الأشربة أنْبِذة و الشرب قائما وما يكره في الشراب (Chapter on Al- coholic Beverages and Wines ...
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Is eating at a restaurant that sells alcohol impermissible?

If you, nor anyone you are with drinks alcohol but you are still paying a seller of alcohol (by buying food, non-alcoholic drinks etc) is that permissible?
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Is it allowed to take alcohol in medication?

So some days ago I've been taking strepsils and I recently found that it contains some sort of alcohol (Dichlorobenzyl alcohol to be specific). My question is: Is this type of alcohol specifically ...
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Is Kombucha tea, which has alcohol added to, halal?

Does the alcohol in Kombucha tea make it haraam? I just want to drink it for its benefits but I don't know if its halal or haraam. It's full of enzymes, probiotics, and antioxidants.
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Is there any evidence that the daff was also played in environments filled with drinking and lewdness?

I was reading an article that said that mentioned that the daff too was instrument that was associated with drinking and lewdness. Can anyone confirm this with any evidence? This is what is written ...
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What about if you work with alcohol but don't drink it?, is that samething?

I heard if you drink alcohol, your salah wouldn't be accepted for 40 days, what about if you work with alcohol but don't drink it?, is that samething?. Another way of asking above question, is ...
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Stearyl Alcohol and Urea in my face cream?

After doing wudu, I put face cream that contains stearyl alcohol and urea. I also pray with that cream. I am also fasting (it is Ramadan now). Is it ok to use this cream or did my wudu/prayers/fast ...
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Is it okay to drink without getting intoxicated?

I like to drink alcoholic drinks, but I've always limit myself not to drink until I got intoxicated and unable to control myself. Thus I'm still drinking in moderation. A glass of beer or a shot of ...
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Why Islam banned wine in four steps and not in one step?

There are four different verses about banning wine. Islam firstly said do not pray while you are drunk. And step by step made harder rule. Then, finally said wine is Haraam. Why not in just one step?...
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Why are weed and cigarette allowed while wine and beer are not allowed in Islam?

I wanted to know what is a reason that wine and beer is not allowed in Islam and weed, cigarette etc ... is allowed. I heard that wine and beer contains alcohol. Does cigarette also contain alcohol?
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Haraam or Halal? - Coke and Pepsi contain 0.001% Alcohol

According to Daily Mail: "Coca-Cola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, scientific research published in France has revealed." "They suggest that the alcohol levels are as low as ...
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Does Quran have contradictions in rulings regarding wine?

Can the following be considered as a contradiction regarding the ruling on wine? Ok to drink wine (4:43): يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَقْرَبُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَنتُمْ سُكَارَىٰ حَتَّىٰ ...
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naturopathy Medicine which have alcohol is Halal or haram

As Salam O Alaikum Brother, My name is Amer and I have question regarding consuming Medicine which have alcohol. I knew there are different post which says consuming Medicine which has little amount ...
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What are the dominant rulings for alcoholic content in food in each of the Sunni madhahib?

Note: This post is intended to provide a canonical answer for a common class of questions The forbiddance of drinking khamr is is well-known in Sunni Islam, based primarily on the following Qur'anic ...
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Was alcohol prohibited to the previous nations?

The Jews and the Christians, both, do not find anything banning alcohol in their scriptures and hence they consider it permissible. It is also known that alcohol was not prohibited in the early days ...
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Is deodrant halal for men?

Most of the deodorants available in the market contain alcohol in high amount. Is it allowed to use such deodorants? Is that najis?
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Is it haram to eat food in which alcohol has been added?

For example would it be okay to eat a wine sauce or beer battered fish. I'm unsure as the alcohol has been cooked therefore you wouldn't get drunk.
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Doctor told me to take Absolut vodka as pain reliever, is it haram?

I have a metal plate in my arm that was caused by a car bombing. I started taking tramadol to relief my pain but i got into an addiction problem with it so later i stopped. The doctor then told me ...
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Is it Haram to work in the factory that produces alcoholic drinks.?

If a person that work at factory that produces alcoholic drinks ,is that Haram ,Is it necessary for a Muslim to give up that job ,Is the money obtain from them is halal..?
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Is it okay if I eat at a halal restaurant that serves beer/alcohol?

I have an exchange program at Madrid, Spain for 5 months. There is a lot of restaurant here that show Halal at their restaurant name, for an example Palmira & La Libanesa (at Gran Via,Madrid). ...
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Alcohol in food [duplicate]

I want to know weather beer battered fish is halal or haram? Beer battered fish can never get you intoxicated, even if you eat 100 of them. Therefore, does the hadith: 'whatever intoxicates in large ...
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Is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?

Just like the title states, is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?
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Alcohol in perfumes?

I've viewed a few websites in search of an answer to whether alcohol is permitted in perfumes, trying to answer my friend's question. However, I can't find a definitive answer to this question; some ...
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Regarding alcohol content medicines

Can i continue using this medicine?? Is it permissible to use this medicine in islam?
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Why drinking is prohibited in Islam?

I have this doubt since a long time. Some of my friends said that it (drink) will affect your mind and your body. This may be correct when we drink a large amount of drink. Even if we drink a very ...
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Does drinking alcohol led to forty days of impuriy in which no prayer is accepted?

I have heard people say that in drinking alcohol based drinks leads to body impurity for forty days and that no prayer gets accepted for forty days. Is it true? If so, am I forbidden to pray or am I ...
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Getting shares from a company that sells alcohol along with other food items

My husband works in an online food ordering company in kuwait. This is absolutely halal food.but last year this company was bought by a German company.now my husband gets his salary from halal company ...
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Source and reliability of “…swallowing up of some people…” when “…female singers and musical instruments appear and wine is held to be lawful”?

Alminbar.com lists the hadith: Sahl bin S'ad As-Sa'di reported that the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam said: "This Community will experience the swallowing up of some people by the earth, the ...
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As a foreign student whose visa does not allow work, can I deliver food with pork ingredients for work via the DoorDash app?

I am an international Master's student in San Francisco, an expensive city. My visa doesn't allow me to work, at least legally, so I was looking for a job "under the table". I found a job for ...
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Why if one drink wine his prayer is not accepted until 40 days? why not more or less than 40?

There are some famous hadith saying if one drink wine, God does not accept his prayer until 40 days. What is significance of number 40? why not less or more?
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Selling alcohol for industrial purposes

I am not a Muslim. I have heard that Muslims may not trade in forbidden items such as pork or alcohol. Does this extend to alcohol products that are not for drinking such as industrial solvents? ...
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Is all alcohol haram or just ethanol which is used in alcoholic beverages?

Is all alcohol haram or just ethanol which is used in alcoholic beverages? Let's say a medicine contains alcohol but it's not ethanol.
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Why is alcohol not permitted, if it requires the will of Allah to make you drunk?

I understand that as Muslims, you believe that absolutely nothing happens without the will of Allah. For example, if you take painkiller, it will only work if Allah wills it. What I don't understand ...
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Can I use perfume that contain alcohol and will it affect my prayer? [duplicate]

I want to know is it haram to use perfume that contain alcohol and if I use it will my Salat and prayers will be accepted?
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Is there any exception that consuming alcohol or alcoholic foods is OK?

Actually I have few questions relating to alcohol consumption. They are so related that I feel they should be at one place. What is the purpose of Allah in making alcohol haram? Is it OK to drink ...
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Was alcohol permitted long ago, before Mohammad was born?

I have heard very long before, before Mohammad was born, alcohol was usual and was drunk by people. But after that it was stopped because people used to forget the rakat in namaz (salah/prayer) which ...
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Surat Al-Mutaffifin [83:22-25] says the righteous will be given to drink wine, what does it mean?

I'm not Muslim, so I can miss something obvious here. Reading the Quran I found that piece: http://quran.com/83/22 The translation is: Indeed, the righteous will be in pleasure On adorned ...
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Is it permissible for a Muslim to rent a venue for a wedding, where the venue has a liquor license?

Is it permissible for a Muslim to rent a venue for a wedding, where the venue has a liquor license? Such as the venue organising to remove any form of alcohol from the venue to host the slim wedding.
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Which is worse: “believing drinking alcohol is not haram and not drinking alcohol” or “believing drinking alcohol is haram, but drinking alcohol”?

Drinking alcohol is haram (forbidden), and this goes uncontested in Islam (as far as I know). I was mulling over this question last night (just as a thought exercise): Question: Which is worse: "...
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Is this hadith authentic? “Alcohol itself is prohibited and intoxication in every other beverage.”

I saw this hadith quoted by Mufti Ebrahim Desai in an AskImam.com fatwa 6408: Furthermore, Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, 'Alcohol itself is prohibited and intoxication in every ...
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Is earning as a cabin crew halal if serving alcohol and haram food is avoided?

I'm a male and considering to work as a cabin crew, the problem is, usually the cabin crew has to serve alcohol and non-halal food. So what if I could avoid serving alcohol to the customers -- ask the ...