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Can a child join Salat in family?

Young Children (say, about 5 years old) do not have the obligation and are not supposed to join Salat; they are not fully able to understand the meaning and to do everything properly but they like to ...
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Saying something bad in private about parents?

Sometimes my mom or dad say things to me or don't listen to me which hurts my feelings but I don't fight back because we are suppose to respect them. Today my mom displaced something that was mine so ...
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Is the second marriage valid if only the second wife's family knows about it? [duplicate]

I have been married for a year now. I have met a woman recently who is much older than me and have a good deen. But she is financially unstable. Iam willing to marry her and support her financially. ...
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How do tell my family not to got dargah (shrine)?

Assalamualaikum, I am actually a 14 year old boy, my family goes to dargah (shrine of a dead person) and I don't know exactly what they do but I think they might have committed shirk, I realised this ...
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Please guide me regarding parents rights

Please guide me regarding obedience of parents. Most of the time, I harshly behave with my parents. There're several reason for that. Allah 'azzawajal gave me some sorts of true knowledge, among them ...
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Is it considered as backbiting?

there is a problem between two family regarding *someone's actions who is actually the main character by whom the problem is getting worse gradually. 1|➤ Will it be considered as backbiting if the ...
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Do I have to keep relation with my rude & cruel atheist brother? [duplicate]

My elder brother is an atheist and so much rude & cruel to us that sometimes he even beats my parents specially my mother is the victim! You can't imagine what he has done to my family. I don't ...
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Does daughter allowed to live with her parents after marriage? [duplicate]

Assalamulekum wa rahmatullah wa barkatahu I m from india.if I have two daughters and they grown up and get married and start living with their husband after that I will be living alone right? I want ...
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Could Allah be punishing me for cutting off my sexually abusive father?

My father was sexually abusive for 7 years and I didn’t even understand as he started when I was ten. I cut him off two years ago and my life has gone really horrible. These tests are not bringing me ...
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Sibling kinship

Assalamualaykum I have a situation with siblings who disobey and disrespect my mother. I always fight for her and protect her from their mistreatments resulting in my four siblings turning against me. ...
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Suffering siblings abuse [closed]

Is there somebody who can help me. I am really going through a hard phase both financially and emotionally My sister has made my life a living hell She always fights with me and God forbid if i say ...
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Can I wish people a happy birthday?

It’s my father’s birthday today and my whole family got mad at me for not saying happy birthday, as I have watched videos on youtube and the scholars have said it’s not allowed. I wanna know which is ...
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is it a sin to abandon my dad completely

My dad has been physically and verbally abusive to my family my whole life, especially to my mom. He pretends to be nice at times but does it again and he always talks about how much he hates us. ...
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I have cancer and I don’t want to tell my family

I recently got diagnosed with ovarian cancer. My family knows that I got a tumour removed, but I told them that the tumour is non cancerous, which is not true. I simply don’t want to hurt them, ...
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Infertility=Useless?

I’ve read on this sight that it is a requirement that all people are to have children to keep our communities flowing. But what if one is incapable of conceiving for whatever reasons aside from using ...
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Can I pray for a non muslim relative? [duplicate]

I’m a born muslim, both my parents are muslims but my mom is european so she was born a christian and my family from her side are all christians. My grandmother from my moms side passed away and I ...
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DISOBEYING FATHER FOR NOT DOING HARAM JOB

Asslamualikum! I was a finance student back 2 years ago. You know that doing job in a bank is haram as it involves Interest so due to this reason my aim was to do a job in a company as they aren't ...
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Is hiding knowledge haram if the people already know it? [duplicate]

Is it haram if i get some knowledge and i don’t tell anyone because they already know that knowledge?
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what if I ask my husband that I don't want to stay with my in-laws as he is abroad? can I go and stay with my mother?

Its been about 4 months for our marriage. I am staying with my In-laws, I am not allow to go outside with my father-in-laws permission not even to my mothers place and do anything. He verbally abuse ...
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If a girl and a boy decided to stop being in a relationship and wait until allah brings them together ..is it permissible?

I've had a crush on a boy when I was small cause of his character,personality and everything.but I never told anyone about it and prayed to allah daily for his goodness,health and everything.i didnt ...
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Is it ok to cut ties with a sexually abusive father?

My father had been molesting me ever since I was a child and stopped after I revealed to my family what he was doing. But still to this day he makes some inappropriate comments, it is clear he doesn’t ...
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Is it haram to let my wifes parents visit with their dog?

Assalamualeikum. Is it haram to let my wifes family visit us with their dog(pet). (Her father is a nonmuslim) and they cant visit without The dog (because they cannot let it stay Home alone). It is my ...
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Wife refuses to visit husbands parents house

I have been married for 3 years and me and my wife live separate to parents. I allow her to visit her parents anytime she likes. However I do not attend her parents house due to tension and negative ...
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Is it okay for a girl child to have her fathers first name instead of the last/family name?

My mother said it is sunnah that a girl child should have her fathers first name instead of last. She said it is a sunnah to have the first name. Is it written anywhere that it is sunnah? If so could ...
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Is it haram to read fan fictions that mention sex to learn, how to do it but never use it except for the halal sex with my wife? [duplicate]

Learning to please my wife. Please tell a modest answer with facts. I have scoured the internet for every halal site I can but cannot find anything.
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What does "spend according to your means" mean in islam

The statement "let the rich man spend according to his means; and the man whose resources are restricted, let him spend according to what Allah has given him" (65:7) isn't quite clear to ...
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Are individuals sold into European Atlantic slavery and their slave descendents to be considered slaves or captives?

This is a question for those who take it upon themselves to find who who their fathers are, i.e, doing genealogy research. For those captured and sold into slavery, and then their descendents who ...
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Family exposing the sins of other family members

Assalamu Alaikum, I have a question about what the view of Islam is on exposing the sins of others in order to humilate them and destroy their good image. Also, about cutting ties with immediate ...
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how often should I contact relatives

Is there any ruling how often we must contact with our relatives in order to uphold ties of kinship? Please help someone.
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Is it required to uphold ties of kinship with non-mahrams?

I know it is obligatory to keep relationships with our relatives which are blood related. So is it obligatory for me to keep relationships with my uncle’s wife or aunt’s husband because they are not ...
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Can i sleep in my boxer shirts? Is it haram if my sister see me in my underwear?

I live in Asia. I am a Muslim and it is very hot in our country. I sleep in my boxer shorts everyday. I also roam around like this in the daylight . My mom and my sister are comfortable they don't ...
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is not being patient in hardship means you have failed the test?

We all know that Allah tests humans with various things. And my father yells at me for no reason. And he also yells at other members of my family. I yell at him back. But I saw some YouTube video ...
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Saying Wallahi when having bad thoughts about family members

Aoa Sometimes I get bad thoughts in my head about my family members, for example "Wallahi (I swear to Allah) I hope that something bad happens to them." I do not mean anything like this and ...
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Reading duas again and again

Aoa I have begun to have mild OCD for the past few months and struggle whenever I am reading duas. For example, I read a dua to seek protection from trials and tribulations, which you read when you ...
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Can I end relations with my family? [duplicate]

My family are not good people. They don't pay zakat and don't fast. My father doesn't let me fast. All the men in my family are domestic abusers. My uncle commits fraud. Everyone in my family lies, ...
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Dealing with elder siblings [closed]

I am an 18yr old Muslim boy. My elder sister always feels she can boss me around. She's just 2 years older than me. Does an elder siblings have any power over a younger sibling?
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Respecting parents who aren't deserving of the respect

Islam says our parents have the right to be respected. What if they don't deserve it? Does "respect" in this context mean that we should not disrespect them or does it mean that we must respect them?
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Islam says we must obey our parents. What about when they ask us to do ridiculous things?

My father asks me to do a lot of things that he's too lazy to do himself, and these things seem very wrong.  An example of this is him calling me from the mosque to come back home to turn on the TV ...
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What should I do with my Christian family after I have just converted to Islam?

As-salamu alaykum. Last week I converted to Islam. My wife is supportive of me doing so, but she doesn't want me to try and convert her or my children. They do haram things such as cooking and eating ...
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Dealing with a toxic father in islam

I have an overdemanding, selfish, abusive(physically and verbally), oppressive, bossy, fornicating and unreligious father. He is a Muslim but doesn't even know how to pray properly. He doesn't fully ...
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Islamically when a women gets married does her primary responsibility go to her in-laws?

Salaams, I was having a discussion the other night with my family as I am getting married soon. My father said that I will be "leaving this family" and joining another family and when I disagreed he ...
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What does the Quran say about the number of children a family should have?

Within the Muslim community, there are those who encourage Muslims to have a high number of children. I also read that "procreation in Islam is a sign of God's will and a large family is perceived as ...
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Is it enough to advise someone on stopping with a sin without telling them evidences?

Asking this because a few months ago i was watching/a fan of a tv show which i now realize is haram (few curse words, some inappropiate scenes). I'm saying “realize” because i used to watch it (and ...
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Can I get married at 16 without any job or income?

I'm currently just 16 years old and I'm interested in marrying but I'm not sure if this is right as I don't have a job yet and I'm still in school. I want to marry so as to prevent myself from zina as ...
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Conversations with vulgar words

I have some relatives and we talk nearly every single day. And they keep cursing while i keep saying not to do it. (They already know it is forbidden) I keep telling them to shut their mouth, but now ...
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My mother is forcing me not to fast during my exams

My mother thinks I'll mess up my exams if I fast. If i do fast on exam day, she might get extremely angry at me and also worried. Yesterday she explained it might affect her health if I do fast ...
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What are the commandments of Islam about Zakat to a relative?

My Uncle has a daughter and she is married. But they are so poor. Her husband didn't do any work and they have no mean of earning. Even they have no other source of livelihoods. Is it permitted in ...
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How does one make the home halal when living with a Christian guardian?

Wa salaamaleykum I am I newly converted Muslim. My family is specifically Catholic. How can I make my living area halal? Specifically, there are many photos and figurines, depicting people & ...
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What rights do I have on my biological brother and his wife and what rights do they have upon me?

I am a 28 years old woman, and by the grace of Allah, alhamdoliAllah, I earn myself and I am not dependent on any person in family monetarily. My question is that in islam, what rights do my brother, ...
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Marriage of adopted humans

Is the marriage of a child of blood with his adopted sister and / or the marriage between a daughter of blood and his adopted brother lawful? And in the case of a man adopted from a family and a woman ...
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