Questions tagged [fiqh]

Fiqh الفقه is Islamic jurisprudence and deals with the (individual) details of specific laws, rulings and verdicts.

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Can 3D printed food be considered halal?

Today we live in a world where it is possible to print edible vegetables and meat for consumption. Although still in it's infancy, it is predicted in the next 20-30 years it will be as ubiquitous as ...
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Scholars nowadays seem to have a reservoir of knowledge and brain on islamic sciences. Why then are the first 3 generations the most knowledgeable?

The scholars of Islam now days study Islam 16 hours a day. They read so many books that they seem to have a reservoir of brain. They read so many tafsirs, fiqh, akide and study in details even a ...
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العلاقه الزوجيه [on hold]

السلام عليكم اخواني واخواتي الاعزا. سأولي يتعلق بموضع المره التي لا تستأذن زوجها عند الخروج من المنزل معى العلم انها لا تعود الا بعد الساعه ١٢:٣٠ ليلاً معضم الايام. وموضع العمل والاختلاط معى الرجال ...
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Infinitely confused on ghusl. 3 times or 1 time. Is 3-rd step part of the 4-rth step?

I get infinitely confused on ghusl. 1) we wash our hands. 2) we wash our genital organ. 3) we wash our hands. 4) we take wodo like the wodo for salat. 5) we wash our head. 6) we wash our entire body. ...
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What is debt in islam?

Is debt just a money or it is any object we took from someone? For example when I was kid about 11 years old, sometimes I took from my friends games. Now I have some games which are not mine but I don'...
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Can I be in paradise if I don't return borrowed thing?

Is debt just a money or it is any object we took from someone? What happens if we borrow something from someone, for example video game, and we don't return it(when I was about 11 i borrowed some ...
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Difference between interest and APR

I live abroad and while I try to avoid APR when possible. They do have APR. While interest is forbidden in Islam. What is the ruling of APR? Is it the same as interest?
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Is it allowed not to hate anyone including the most evil creatures?

Hatred has destructive properties. It has pushed even the greatest scholars to commit the ugliest crimes. If you study the history of the caliphate, there were many periods that the caliphs were ...
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Is homosexuality or bisexuality allowed for women?

When the Quran forbids homosexuality, it only addresses men, not women. Speaking of which, when the Quran permits polygamy to men, it only addresses men. Now, both of the verses only address men yet ...
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What is the Islamic ruling in regards to wearing a necktie?

What is the Islamic ruling in regards to the permissibility of wearing a necktie? Would it be considered imitation of the kuffar/infidels/non-Muslims? Answers in the light of relevant hadith and Qur'...
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Why lying on the belly is forbidden in Islam?

In Islam lying on the belly or lying with your belly down is forbidden. Why is that so? Why sleeping with the belly down is forbidden? What is the narration forbidding that?
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Is organ donation permissible?

Is it permitted in Islam to donate organs like eyes or kidneys to someone who needs one? I'm looking for information both about donating while alive (suppose a parent or sibling is in need of it), and ...
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Is it acceptable to place the elbows on my thighs and knees during supplication because of tiredness?

When I perform supplication (dua), I raise my hands but after several minutes my arms feel tired, so in general I feel more comfortable to place my elbows on my thighs or knees. I still do maintain ...
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what is the commandment about beggars in Islam?

I have read rules and orders about beggars in Islam but I'm still confused. In our daily life we interact with a number of beggars, some of them are in a very miserable condition while some are ...
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Must we limit our hatred towards iblis otherwise we greatly damage our health? I feel i hate all evil creatures and iblis the same level and amount? [closed]

The strongest handhold of faith is that you love for the sake of Allah and that you hate for the sake of Allah. If we define hatred as a feeling or emotion then I feel as if I hate all the evil ...
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Can ijtihad be a source of religious ruling?

To me, "ijtihad" is an opinion of a person in matters of religion when, no direct guidance is available from Quran and Sunnah of our prophet, Muhammad (PBUH), about that topic. This person is usually ...
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Are there any cases where only male witnesses are allowed?

In surat al-Baqara when quoting debt contracts Allah taught us that we may replace one male witness by two female witnesses saying: ... And bring to witness two witnesses from among your men. And ...
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What is the concept of doing 'Qadha' salat (missed prayers)? Is it approved by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

Have Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) or his companions ever offered Qadha salat? Where in hadiths/Qur'an they are mentioned? If it is approved by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) then can one pray Zuhr qadha with '...
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After being married for three years without sexual relations, is iddat required?

Suppose the husband and wife don't have any physical relation after rukasati (marriage). After being married for three years without sexual relations, is iddat required?
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Doing dhikr in these manner?

Sometimes I use corn grains or beans as a tool to count dhikr. I know for example:there are 100 corn grains or beans and everytime I say 1 estagfirullah, or 1 la ilahe ilallah i pass 1 corn grain or 1 ...
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What if a person on a journey broke the fast of Ramadan?

This: Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast? made me think about the following question: What if a person -like somebody who is on a journey during Ramadan- who had the choice not to fast, ...
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Is pausing my wudu allowed if I have to leave the room and come back while in the middle of wudu?

I was making wudu and all I had left were my arms and feet but my dad was upset with me and he told me to come down immediately even though I was almost done. When I finished talking to him, I went ...
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Can someone pray at the place of another one

Suppose Ahmad has not pray isha because of traveling on a plane. And Ahmad said that to Ibrahim. And before paying the isha pray, Ahmad died. Can Ibrahim pray at the place of Ahmad. And generally can ...
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Should salah be done as soon as possible?

Can it be done at any time before the next salah begins (providing it isn't during a forbidden time), or should it be done as soon as possible? Is it sunnah to pray as soon as you can, or fard/wajib?
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Is the time window the most important condition of salah?

I was told that if a Muslim is for example in prison, tied to a pillar, unable to make wudhu or tayammum, his / her awrah is not fully covered for salah, doesn't know the Qibla, suppose also has ...
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Indexed Linked Investment Certificates - haram or not?

I am aware that Riba (usury) and investing in specific markets (Alcohol, Porn, etc.) is haram. However I was wondering if investing in index-linked certificates are deemed to be halal..? These ...
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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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What exactly consitutes a vow (nadhr النذر)?

Allah the almighty says in the Qur'an describing the righteous people: They [are those who] fulfill [their] vows and fear a Day whose evil will be widespread. (76:7) I'm not sure whether there's a ...
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What is zina of the heart? What things constitute zina of the heart?

I understand very well what is zina of the eyes and hands. It is seeing and touching Haram things. But what is zina of the heart? Is it confined to imagining Haram things like: Just like it is Haram ...
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I accidentally ate some non halal chicken, what should I do?

Heres the situation: I went to a restaurant and ordered a "Vegetarian" dish. I have been to that restaurant many times and always have had only "Vegetarian" dishes. The dish I ordered also comes in ...
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Entreating, beseeching Allah as you are embracing the legs of the table with the intention of making it with as strong as possible feelings

I want to make duas that contain as much feelings as possible. In order to fill my body with feelings I lie down on the floor or carpet, I stretch and embrace the legs of the table because it fills my ...
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Punishment for faker/cheater husband in Islam

If a man, who is married from 19 years and he has 5 children but still he cheats his wife. Once he wants to marry a woman without the permission of first wife. He continuously cheats his wife from ...
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Ejaculation of precum and totally sperm like substance

I have two questions: When i become sexually active or thinks something about sex, i see some transparent fluid (precum) coming out of my penis. Do i have to perform gusl after that and wash my ...
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Why is pork forbidden in Islam?

Is there a reason behind pig/pork/boar being forbidden in Islam? What is this reason? How is it justified, and what are the benefits of it in day-to-day life?
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Qada' of nafl/sunna prayers

In this post there's a quote of a maliki point of view regarding how to make up at least fajr prayer (malikis distinct between the sunna and fard of fajr by calling the fard sobh). I also know that ...
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When is a travelling person allowed to break his/her fast

Lets say my flight or start for the travel would be in the late morning in Ramadan and I'm willing to break my fast for the duration of my trip as it would be a kind of hardship. What are the views ...
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Praying beside a dog

AsSalamuAlaikum,Sir!My mother has a pet dog and she is very fond of it.When she Prays the dog sits besides her and sometimes sniffs or touches her during her prayer!I have warned her a lot regarding ...
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Why do the shafi'i school of fiqh consider it sunnah to make du'a with the backs of the hands upwards?

In the sunnah we read ahadith telling us how to do when supplicating (making du'a) The Prophet (ﷺ) said: When you make requests to Allah, do so with the palms of your hands, and not backs, upwards. ...
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If a Mufti has got knowledge of a crime must he report it to the authorities?

Many people consult scholars for asking questions, sometimes they even reveal their own misdeeds to these scholars in order to get a fatwa or solution to get back on the right path. My question is if ...
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Local moon or international moon?

The month of Ramadan is near, so naturally the subject of the moon arises. Based on hadiths, which moon I need to refer to -- the local or international moon -- for sawm and for eid? For example, if ...
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Do i need to pay debt i loaned as a kid

When i was a kid, about 10 years and didn't know about islam and about debt I was buying something and I didn't have enough money, I needed about 0.50$ so I asked to buy a thing and then I will give ...
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Is it true our Duas are not accepted for 40 days if we eat Haram food?

Salams. As the title says, will our Duas not be accepted if we eat Haram food for 40 days? I suffer from OCD intrusive thoughts and sometimes I get blasphemous thoughts that go through my head. ...
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How do no Madhhab sects determine strongest opinion?

On Islamqa.info they discuss different opinions of a particular topic from the 4 schools and perhaps others then say "... But the strongest opinion is..." The same applies on Q & A shows on ...
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Sleep all day in ramadan

Can we just sleep all day(from sahoor to aftar) in Ramadan and woke up only for farz namaz is it permissible? I was listening to one of the Alim he said it is completely fine sleeping all day in ...
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Is standing in salah with chest a little forward incorrect?

In Qiyam, I stand with a straight back and eyes looking at the place of prostration however I've seen some (elderly) brothers who stand with their upper body a little forward so it's not vertical. ...
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Is it necessary to have Mahr Ghair Muajjal given to wife before proceeding suit for restitution of conjugal rights?

As question mention in title, here are few realities It has been 5 months of marriage. Rs 5000/- mahr moajjal was written in marriage certificate whereas wife took only RS 500/- and waved off rest ...
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Using eye drops during fast as a medicine

if we use eye drops during fast will it break the fast or not. some people says that it breaks the fast and some says that it does not break the fast. kindly someone solve my confusion related to this ...
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What is the Islamic view of divorce?

Divorce in Islam can take a variety of forms, some initiated by the husband and some initiated by the wife. The main traditional legal categories are talaq (repudiation), khulʿ (mutual divorce), ...
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Is it includes in gunnah/sin to have no knowledge about any matter/work and perform that work on our own desire?

Sometimes, I have no knowledge about any specific work or matter in Islam. Then I perform that work according my own desire. For example, I know the rules of performing wudu. If I don't perform it ...
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How should I pay zakat on this?

I am a young revert living with her parents. They have some amount of money saved for me for college, but they will not tell me how much it is, nor pay zakat on it if it’s above the nisab. What should ...