Questions tagged [fiqh]

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

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What is the difference between 'illa and sabab in usul al fiqh?

I have been reading that some scholars do not differentiate between 'illa العلة and sabab السبب in usul al fiqh, while others do. Question: What is the difference between 'illa and sabab in usul al ...
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How many witnesses are required to prove adultery?

Is it enough that two men see a couple hugging and fondling and copulating or do they have to see the actual penetration?
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How can we define Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat?

How can we define and categorize Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat in modern times? Especially when a lot of groups who do not adhere to the principles of Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat label themselves as Ahle Sunnat ...
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Praying sitting down

Salam alykum, I am an over the road truck driver which means I’m inside my truck 4 to 5 days a week. My question is can I pray sitting down inside my truck? My truck has a low roof and I can’t stand ...
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How often should you respond to “Assalamu aleikum”?

I am a 19 year old Muslim boy, my brother has rather very blessed habit of greeting everyone whenever he goes out and comes back, even if that going out is for 2-3 minutes. I love to respond to him by ...
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IMAGINATIONS: The big question that worries me and disturbs my all my happiness and pleasures [closed]

I was born in Albania. Without intending to offend my country but my perception since childhood was that 99% of people around me were so atheist that they didn't even doubt the theory of evolution. In ...
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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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Is it necessary to take-off the shoes while saying the prayers?

Is it mandatory to take-off one's shoes in order to say one's prayer/salah, if one's sure of them being clean? reference required
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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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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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Who inherits beside the daughters if the mother has siblings?

If a mother dies leaving only two daughters. The two thirds of her wealth will certainly pass to her daughters. Allah instructs you concerning your children: for the male, what is equal to the ...
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Types of different emissions by a male?

What are the different types of emission a male emits from his penis other than urine and semen??How can one differentiate between those emissions based on their physical appearance??especially color?...
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What should be done when the name of Holy prophet is repeated several times in a khutba?

While in any address by a mufti, the name of Holy Prophet is repeated multiple times? What should the audience do in this situation? Do we offer darood-o-salam every time or not, because while doing ...
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Is it “Hashir” or “Al-Hashir”?

Our family is in the process of naming a new born and they would like to go for the name "Hashir," which is one of the names of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). When I heard the name, I said that it had to be ...
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Rationale for enslaving children

Assalamualaikum just a quick question. Can anyone help explain the rationale behind enslaving children. In most of the battles in the Prophet's time we see women and children being enslaved together. ...
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In what circumstance a Muslim can break the kinship?

Asalaam Alikum I want to know that in what circumstances a Muslim can break the Kinship. If a Sister leaves the home and marry against the will & in Absence of Moharram, Does the Family can ...
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If a man works in govt office where picture of president is placed on wall. Is it shirk for the employee who works in the office?

When I read our country's constitution, there i have seen that the president and prime minister image is placed on head of the govt office. In that case what kind of sin for the employee who worked in ...
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Islamic views on GENETIC ENGINEERING (ie CRISPER technology for personal gains)

I am currently working on a presentation for my school, tackling the ethical issues with regards CRISPER technology, where one essentially manipulate the genetic code and modify them for children at ...
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Is it necessary to say astagfirullah for repentance to be accepted? Or repentance in the heart is enough?

If a person has committed a very big sin (desertion on the battlefield, zina, blasphemy, shirk) and then sincerely repents in his heart. Is it necessary to say astagfirullah for repentance to be ...
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Rewarding the person who helps catch a thief, Islamic or not?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a scenario where a Muslim has something of his stolen, and another Muslim brother comes along and informs him of the thief and his whereabouts and gives a ...
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Jannah: Does the more property a person has, the happier he gets?

When I tell other people about ahadith that you'll gain rewards the more you do such-and-such, e.g. you'll get an honourable place in Jannah every time you enter and leave a mesjid, another example ...
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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 as ...
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Must you commit outer sins for inner sins to be activated or it's possible for inner sins pride,jealousy to be activated even when you reading Quran!

When are sins of the heart activated the most? I mean, is it a must for you to be commiting outer sins in order for the inner sins to be activated or it is possible for the inner sins like pride, ...
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If i miss congregation salah?

Assalamuallaykum. I use to miss my congregation salah of zohar. I leave my collage and reach masjid to attend my zohar salah with jamat (in congregation) but the time for traveling is so long that i ...
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Why and how disliking some divine laws is definitely an act of disbelief?

There are some divine laws which are decreed, and I don’t like them because, I can’t do things I liked. I have told about this to my Christian mother, and she told me that this means that I rise up ...
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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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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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Is reading the bible equivalent to deliberately bringing blasphemous thoughts to mind

This question has some kind of similarity with the previous question< I need to comprehend the definition of deliberately bringing kufr thoughts to mind. All the cases. Please may Allah reward you >...
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I need to comprehend the definition of deliberately bringing kufr thoughts to mind. All the cases. Please may Allah reward you

I have been reading an enciclopedia of things about Islam in the past ten years, so please don't treat me as a beginner. We all agree that deliberately bringing blasphemous and kufr thoughts to mind, ...
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Are girls/women mahrams of/to each other?

I want to know are all the girls/women mahrams of/to each other? If yes, then can a group of girls travel on their own without a male-mahram?
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How to recite long surah in namaz (prayer)

I want to learn surah Rahman and recite it while I pray. but I do not know how to break down the surah and pray.please help and advise what is the procedure to read long surah in prayer Jazakallah
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Punishment for torturing

I'm having a hard time tracking down information about how to classify torturing someone (beating, sterile needles under fingernails, waterboarding, starvation, sensory overload, sleep deprivation, ...
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Do waswas increase in evil and intensity with the increase of sins and decrease with the decrease of sins?

We know that in general the stronger the Iman is the lesser calamities someone has. Does this include waswas? Meaning that the smaller the amount of sins, the smaller the amount of waswas. Are large ...
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There is an encyclopedia of evils that are tastier than honey. Is it a major sin to like evil? Is it a major sin to dislike goodness?

There is an encyclopedia of evils that are tastier than honey. Imagine all those top models that i have heard that many men have spent their entire wealth going after them. The cinema depicts evil ...
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Migration to non-muslim land because of social persecution because of racism

Is it allowed for Muslims to migrate to a non-Muslim land if he is persecuted socially for racial reasons? I read it somewhere that Muslims can migrate to a non-Muslim land if they are persecuted ...
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Is Etoro Halal?

They have an Islamic account as well : https://www.etoro.com/customer-service/islamic-account/ My doubt is mainly around CFDs (contract for differences).
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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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What Constitutes a Masjid?

At my college, we have an interfaith chapel building that houses spaces for all religions. In the lower level, a storage area had been converted in the 80s to become a prayer room for only Muslims to ...
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can a person who is talking about religious issues and preaching go on talking while adhan is being called?

what a person mentions while preaching is,or rather,should be explanation of Quran,such talk can be continued
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Can we perform hajj or umrah with loan money?

I am not having money to perform my ummrah I have taken some money from my elder sister as a loan and I know that i could return her later. So is this allowed in Islam or should we have our own money?
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Would it be considered a valid Ghusl if I had a bit instant adhesive stuck near thumb nail while taking Ghusl and it is still there after the Ghusl?

I was fixing my broken specs with an instant adhesive (super glue) and a bit of it got stuck near my hand's thumb-nail and finger-nail. I tried to remove it while taking Ghusl but it didn't get ...
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Is it forbidden that a Muslim women do haircuts on a non Muslim or kafir woman?

I'm a woman hairdresser living in a Christian country, Am I allowed to do haircuts to woman non believers as my hairdressing business based on the Islamic laws?
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Is it allowed to use utensils which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it?

I want to know that can I use a utensil which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it? If it is forbidden then why?
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When calculating moon phases and prayer times found acceptance among the scholars?

After posting the question Are questions on the historical inauguration of some "utilities" or "methods" on topic? on meta I finally decided to ask ask it here: I'm pretty sure ...
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Hatred is expressed outwardly through deeds. Do we have any control over the quantity of inner feelings of hatred towards iblis or ordinary shaytans?

How should the hatred towards shaytan be? Medium or infinite? Do we have any control on the quantity of hatred our heart produces? Hatred is a feeling. Can we change or increase or decrease the ...
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Do women need to check their menstruation before Fajr to see if they are required to also pray the previous night Isha?

Suppose a woman is menstruating at the time of sleep in the night that is the time of Esha. She knows that her menstruation is about to end and probably she will be able to do Fajr also. Does she ...
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Are Ja'jooj Ma'jooj second after Dajjal in terms of wickedness, degree of kufr, infidelity and sins?

Salaam Alaikum. May Allah's blessings be upon you. I have asked many who is the worst man from Adam a.s to the last generation in Qiyamah and the vast majority of respondents have said. The Dajjal. My ...
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Can a lady stipulate in the nikah contract that her husband may not enter into polygamy? [duplicate]

From what I understand, in Islam marriage is a contract. And conditions can be set in it breaking of which can be grounds for divorce. Thus is it acceptable or considered makruh for a female to ...
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In inheritance are there cases where all the types of heirs get a share?

In the inheritance according to the islamic jurisprudence we have quota heirs ذوي الفروض which get a known amount of the share and residuary who may get from what is available after the all the quota ...
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If a child who is 7 years old and has not reached the age of puberty realizes that something is bad and unfair and still does so, is it written as sin

If a child who is 7 years old and has not reached the age of puberty realizes that something is bad and unfair and still does so, is it written as a sin and a bad act even though he is a child?