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

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Who are the women that a man is forbidden to marry?

While I know that Islam allow a man to marry four wives at the same time, it prohibited men from marrying specific women, such as mother. My question is, who are those women that are prohibited for a ...
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How to perform Ghusl? And is my ghusl valid?

If after doing wudu, I have a shower thoroughly, with soap/shampoo, will it be considered ghusl?
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

Does the quran or hadith give any guidance on how to handle the case if a Non-Muslim insults the Prophet (Peace be upon him)?
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Is it permissible to earn money from painting cityscapes and scenery?

I am a painter and I paint cityscapes and scenery that does not have any living being in it such as people, animals or any other thing. I just paint sea, sky, buildings, flowers etc. With the ...
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Is Iddah required if the couple has been seperate for a time before divorce?

A lady is living without her husband from last 7 months, as her husband is working abroad and she is living at her patents' home. Her husband has divorced her now. My question is regarding iddat (...
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Does a Muslim have to make up for all the prayers that he left without any excuse?

If a Muslim wasn't used to pray and then he started and never left a prayer, does he need to pray all prayers he has previously left or Allah (Subhanahu wa Ta'ala) will forgive him?
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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 a woman required to have sex with her husband whenever he requests it?

Is it a religious duty for a woman to have sex with her husband whenever he requests it? What if she is not in the mood? Should a man be understanding or is it expected from his wife to always obey ...
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At what age does a person become an adult in Islam?

From Hidaya Foundation: The person should be Muslim, adult, sane, free (not a slave). They must posses a certain minimum amount of extra wealth (called nisab), fully owned by them in excess of ...
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Can a person take individual opinions from any of the four schools or is it mandatory to follow only one throughout your life?

I don't see a problem in following a ruling which for me holds more weight according to the authentic hadith and Quran over the rulings which were just opinions from people, presumably from Quran and ...
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Periods of two weeks duration

Assalam-o-Alaikum brothers and sisters. I am a new married person. It's about 8th week of my marriage. I came here with my wife for Umrah. When we were coming from my country; my wife ate medicine ...
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Can transgender people be Muslims, and how do gendered rules and rules about marriage apply?

What is the view of Islam about transgender/bigender people? Are they considered Muslims? anyone who pronounces the shahada a Muslim My questions are: Some rules in Islam (like wearing gold, ...
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What are the opinions on moonsigthing as per the classical scholars?

Currently, the issue of moonsighting is creating much confusion in many countries, Can we have an overview of opinions on moonsighting from classical scholars mainly Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Malik, Imam ...
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What are the Islamic rulings on Rape?

I am a muslim girl, al hamdulilah convinced but always trying to love more my religion by knowing more, it can honestly get a little bit because I live in spain but i really try my best. So, when it ...
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Is ijtihad open in Islam (Sunni view)?

I know that there are only four Sunni schools of Fiqh. Namely Shafiite, Hanbali, Maliki & Hanafi. And all followers do their Islamic duties according to only four schools. Is it possible to do ...
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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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Where should we look during Salah?

I have noticed that different people look at different places when praying. Does it matter where we look when we pray and where should we really be looking at during each step?
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What does Qur'an or Hadith says regarding the correct methods of disposing the Qur'an?

To dispose of the Qur'an, some claim it should be: Burned, or Wrapped in a clean piece of cloth and buried, or Disposed of in a flowing river. Please give a reference to the Qur'an or Hadith ...
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Why isn't it cow meat prohibited when it is said to cause sickness?

I've come across to the following hadith: عليكم بألبان البقر و سمنانها ، و إياكم و لحومها ، فإن ألبانها و سمنانها دواء و شفاء ، و لحومها داء ... The milk of the cow contains healing, its fat is a ...
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Will a (non-Muslim) marriage still be valid if the husband or the wife reverts to Islam?

Suppose a non-Muslim wants to convert to Islam but his/her partner doesn't want to convert, and they don't want to divorce because they love each other. If he/she still converts, is the marriage still ...
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What items are considered najis in fiqh?

As we have a lot of questions asking about the validity of a prayer due to something expected or assumed to be a najasa النجاسة and many questioners seem to confound tahara الطهارة with cleanness and ...
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Can an Imam interrupt a prayer for some reason?

I would like to know if it is possible for an Imam in congregation to interrupt the prayer for some reasons. For example some of the praying believers have been attacked or a he's hearing murmur or ...
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Is it permissible to marry someone with whom you have had premarital sex?

I have had sex with an innocent girl of my age we both are muslims. I did not have the knowledge of haram and halal while performing the act but now I feel disgusted. She wants me to marry her but my ...
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Is it permissible to re-use the water that has been already used [by myself] for ablution?

At times, I get this feeling that while making ablution / وضو it would be nice if I could collect in a container and use the ablution water a second time [for my ablution], specially seeing that water ...
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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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What is the punishment for unlawful Non-penetrative sex?

Assalamu aleykum! I wanted to know what's the ruling (hukm) of some sexual actions. Didn't find any straight answers in the internet. Note that I'm asking it only for the sake of the knowledge and ...
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What is the difference between fard and wajib?

Which group of scholars differentiate between fard and wajib? What is the difference and when was it mentioned in the books? Do they represent different levels of obligation somehow?
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What is the Islamic definition of music?

Based on answers from questions like (Music in Islam?), it seems that music is haraam. My question is, has Islamdefined for muslims what music is? For example, is music: singing without musical ...
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My father refuses to let me marry a boy because of caste; is "caste" an important part of marriage?

I'm a Muslim girl and want to marry a Muslim boy who is following Islam properly. So I spoke with my guardian (الولي), that is my father, and he refused the proposal and does not want to meet his ...
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Is everything that is harmful haram?

Is everything that is harmful for oneself haram? Please add references that prove that whatever is harmful for oneself is haram. Definition of harmful: Like smoking, eating certain food, or "too much"...
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Are non-muslims allowed to visit Mecca? [closed]

I've heard that Mecca was closed/forbidden to non-Muslims... I've also heard that the first is a myth, and that non-Muslims (mostly thinking of foreign tourists) may very well enter Mecca -- but that ...
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What is the ruling on non-Muslims having Temples, Churches and Synagogues in Muslim lands?

Are non Muslims allowed to build, repair or worship in places such as Churches, Temples and Synagogues in Muslim occupied lands, if they are living under Muslims as Dhimmis or have a peace treaty with ...
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Thana (Dua Isteftah) is necessary on missing Rakah or not?

Asalamualikum sir, I want to ask you that if I say missing Rakah then SANA is necessary or not for 1st RAKAH, please give me a satisfactory answer. Thanks.
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How to continue prayer if one found out he missed or added a rak'a or a part of the rak'a?

My point is what exactly should a person do in the moment he/she realize that he/she missed or added a part of rak'a to his prayer. Here two exemplary situations: I stood up after finishing the 4th ...
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Wali's right to marry off a virgin without her consent in different madhahib

Sparked by this question I did some reading up on marrying off young girls. I'm posting unabridged sections from Reliance of the Traveler to give the full context of my question. My question is at the ...
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What are the teachings of Islam about sperm donation?

The science has come to such an amazing and miraculous era where heart transplant, kidney replacement and eye replacement operations are taking place. There is also a sperm donation provision, which ...
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Why has black hair dye been singled out?

Why has black hair dye been singled out? I find it confusing because I read in a fatwa that people should not dye their gray hair black to deceive people. That is really confusing because it is ...
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How to calculate zakat while in debt?

I recently bought a house and got Shariah loan (Mortgage). The only difference is that in the Shariah loan they don't use the word "interest". They say I am paying them "rent" at a fixed percentage ...
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Is it obligatory in islam to continue to have more children when you can't provide for your existing children?

I heard somewhere that you should never stop having children based on wealth. I.e. if you hardly have any money to provide for your family, you should not let this stop you from having more and more ...
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Is forced slavery (cause of rapes) allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be one of the ...
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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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What are counter arguments for those who do not admit to the laws of a secular countries?

I am from a secular country; our constitution has no element of sharia law in it. Sometimes I see that our brothers do not respect and do not follow the laws of our country. Usually these brothers ...
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Wearing Ihram from Masjid e 'Aisha while comming from madina to perform Umrah

As Salaam Alaikum Last Thursday i have visited Madina from Riyadh with my Family (Mother, Wife & 3 Childrens with a Friend & Driver) & then we make pray Juma Salah & did Ziyara & ...
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Do the muqtadis need to recite anything while praying behind the imam, whether it is during silent salah or loud salah?

When praying the fard of Dhuhr/Zuhr and Asr salah in congregation behind the imam, the imam recites everything silently. According to some websites, it is makrooh tahrimi to recite anything behind ...
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Am I allowed to make Dua against someone?

I would like to know if its ok to make duaa and pray for someone to receive the same as they did to me whether it is good or bad. Someone did something bad and is continuing with their evil ...
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Buying stuff and keeping it for later to sell it on a higher price?

I am in the process of buying domain names and then later on selling them for a higher price- assuming someone is willing to pay for them. What is the ruling on snapping up something undervalued and ...
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Is marriage without a Wali for a divorcee woman valid?

I found recently that all women should have a wali or wakil (lawyer) to represent them during the Nikah otherwise it is not valid. This is my second marriage. Before the marriage, I told him I ...
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Is there Hadith for the Maliki way of praying?

That is instead of putting right hand over left like the other Madhhab keep the hands by their sides.
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Why is Murabaha not considered Riba?

To take the definition of Murabaha from Wikipedia: This concept refers to the sale of goods at a price, which includes a profit margin agreed to by both parties. The purchase and selling price, ...
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What is Ijmaa? How is it established?

As we've discussed in several other questions, one of the important bodies from which we derive fiqh (legislative rulings) is ijmaa, or consensus of the scholars. I wonder, then, how is it that ijmaa ...
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