Questions tagged [fiqh]

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 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 paint cityscapes and scenery?

I am a painter and i paint cityscape 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 intention ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why are dogs considered Haram in Islam?

Is there a prohibition to take care of dogs in the rule in Islam, because I just to know it is haram if exposed to saliva alone?
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Are there special cases in which meat not slaughtered in Islamic way is allowed to eat?

It is well known that Muslims are forbidden to eat meat which is not slaughtered in Islamic way. But, what is the rule for eating meat sold in public markets or public places in non-Muslim countries. ...
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Is it necessary for Muslim males to wear cloths that which show up the skin above the ankles?

We hear it very commonly that according to Islam, it is necessary for males to keep your pants (or whatever you are wearing on your lower body) above your ankles. i.e., it should not be hanging below ...
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What is the Islamic ruling regarding secret marriages?

What is the Islamic ruling if a man marries in secret without telling his family? Or a girl marries without telling her family?
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Are the Sunni madh'habs limited to 4?

Usually it is said that Sunni schools of fiqh are 4 (Hanbali, Shafi'i, Maliki, Hanafi). Is it true that some Sunni scholars like Abubakr, Ahmad and Bayhaqi had a higher level of knowledge than ...
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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 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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Is marriage between divorcees both with kids permissible? How to raise the kids if they are of opposite gender?

Is it allowed for a divorced man with a 10-year old son who's living permanently with him to marry a divorced woman with a 3-year old daughter who also lives permanently with her? Can both kids be ...
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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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stunning animals before slaughter - different opinions

In EU you have to use stunning methods before slaughtering animals. Source. It's not legal to slaughter animals without stunning them. How does this affect halal slaughter? I know there are ...

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