Questions tagged [fiqh]

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

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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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Salam to non-Muslims

Assalam-O-Alaikum! Friends I want to ask a question a part of which has already been asked before. Is my saying "salam" to non-Muslims sin? And the part which is asked before is How to return salam to ...
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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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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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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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Is singing permissible in Islam?

Is singing allowed in islam? Is there any difference if the singer is a man or a woman? What about if there is no music in the song?
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At what age Prayer and Fasting become fardh?

At what age it becomes fardh for a Muslim to start praying (5 fardh prayers) and fasting (in Ramadan) regularly. Is there any difference in opinion among Imams of Fiqh regarding this? Also, does the ...
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Is it permissible in Islam to bribe someone out of compulsion?

I am an eBay seller and I need to ship goods to customers around the world. But custom officers in my country are corrupted and they ask for bribes from me on each shipment. Now I am using a courier ...
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Is piracy a form of theft for the purposes of fiqh?

From this question What is the punishment for someone who pirates digital files?, the OP writes: It is agreed upon that piracy is theft according to the question Where does Islam stand on Internet ...
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Test Tube babies

There are various methods in Assisted reproductive technology i.e. IUI, IVF, ICSI and further variances of ICSI. It is stated here that The Islamic community, after the fatwa on ART by Gad El-Hak ...
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Is sujood permissible outside salat when it is only for asking Dua?

Is it permissible to ask dua in state of sujood outside salat? i.e. just for sake of DUA, can we do sujood?
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Does Islam Permit Tax Evasion?

Given a question on how an Islamic state handles tax, I'm sure some people are wondering: does Islam permit tax evasion? Tax evasion refers to "trying to get out of paying tax that you rightfully owe,...
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Does bleeding break the fast?

I have heard that bleeding invalidates the fast. This could be from a minor cut from a knife or from a severe accident. What is the exact ruling about this? What about minor bleeding caused by ...
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Eating meat compulsory?

Bismillah, Assalam o Alekum. I have heard from some people that eating meat is compulsory in Islam. They mention a hadis , whose exact words I can't recall but its meaning is , that if one has not ...
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Much ado about moon sighting

In this modern era . we (NASA and other organizations) can very easily know the relative position of moon through modern setups. http://www.moongiant.com/ Like scientists predicts the solar and lunar ...
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Is it permissible to use money found on the street?

Is it halal to use the money you found on the street when nobody is around anymore? What if I send it to the police and then someone makes a fake claim?
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Praying in school problem?

Salam, A couple of months ago I asked this question: What is the ruling of praying in school?. I seem to reach the conclusion that I can pray sitting down with proper wudu'. However, I can only do ...
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Zakat on savings

Salam. Alhamdulillah I am 20 years old and follow the shafi fiqh When I was born, my father open a savings account for me which I did not have access to until a year ago when I turned 18. I am now ...
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Can I marry my wife's sister, who is widow now? [duplicate]

We know that Islamic rules do not allow marriage with wife's sister. My question is, what if she is a widow and nobody is ready to take responsibility for her? I want to take responsibility for her ...
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What is the ruling on completing the qur'an recitation by sharing the reading of quran?

What is the ruling about reading Quran eg like completing one whole quran not by one person but sharing Juzz among family members or friends.
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repent & seeking forgiveness after cumming out during fast in ramadan

if a teenager failed to control his hormones and sexual organs and he just ejaculated during fast in Ramadan what can he do to repent for his deed immediately and to seek ALLAH'S forgiveness as quick ...
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Can we offer salat before it's time?

Salamualaikum Sometimes we are in difficult situations where we cannot offer salat. For exemple I work in a company and I don't have enough time to go home, eat, offer salat azhur and then get back ...
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Is masturbation Haram? [duplicate]

From the viewpoint of Sunni, Is Masturbation Haram? What if a person is entangled in a tough situation in which he is surrounded by multiple kinds of sexual attraction and not capable of getting ...
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When does an order constitute fard?

I understand this question would be pretty opinion based, and broad, because most of the scholars differ with each other whether different subjects are fard (obligatory) or not. Examples: To say in ...
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What types (if any) of sexual activity are permitted during Ramadan?

Of course, engaging in actual sexual intercourse is forbidden during the day during Ramadan. But are other types of sexual activity between a husband and wife permitted? If so, what is permitted and ...
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Does Islam allow killing of Innocent individuals, if the tribe has committed some crime?

According to this hadith: "Narrated Atiyyah al-Qurazi: I was among the captives of Banu Qurayzah. They (the Companions) examined us, and those who had begun to grow hair (pubes) were killed, and ...
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What kind of pictures in Islam are permissible? [duplicate]

I am well aware of recent events that have sparked controversy over drawing the Prophet Muhammad, (SAW). However, what is the general ruling on pictures and images in Islam? I am only aware of one ...
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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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Can a woman travel alone?

There are plenty questions with the already drawn conclusion that traveling alone for a woman is forbidden (haram). Is travelling to persue a career haram for a female Muslim? The person asking ...
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What is the Islamic ruling regarding depiction of prophets or companions of prophets in movies?

What is the Islamic ruling regarding depiction of prophets (peace be upon them all) or companions of Prophet Muhammad (God bless them) in movies and TV shows?
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Is it permissible to have a picture without the eye visible?

I know that pictures are not allowed in homes. But somebody told me it is permissible to hang a picture if you cannot see the eyes of the being. Anybody knows if that is true? The specific picture in ...
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What to do with the Riba (interest) money? [duplicate]

I have some interest money in my account and I recently came to know it is haram. I want to get rid of it. Please tell me the ways to spend it. Can I spend it as wedding or birthday gift to my ...
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Is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?

Just like the title states, is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?
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How can an adulterer marry an adultress if they are stoned to death? And why is flogging and stoning both prescribed for adultery?

In the Quran, it says that an adulterer can only marry an adultress guilty of the same. How can this be possible if the Sharia is in place and they are stoned to death? Also, why in the Holy Quran ...
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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 was hijab (head covering) been made obligatory?

This question has ever been asked but i'm asking it again because: The answers given are not concrete Closed (as primarily opinion based) Closed (as too broad) The questions are as follows: First ...
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Ahlul Hadith or Ahlul Ray [ أهل الحديث و أهل الرأي]?

What is the difference between Ahlul Hadith(People of Hadith) and Ahlul Rai(People of opinion) from fiqh perspective in the sense how do they differ in ruling? , I read that Hanafi Madhab is the only ...
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When is it possible to take back your wife after divorce?

I want to know when you have divorced you wife, is there a time limit that you can take her back?
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Does the "three times" count still apply if we use "detergent"?

I know (In Hanafi school of law or Madhab), I need to wash clothes three times to make them clean(pure). But the rule doesn't say anything about using detergent or chemicals, which can effectively ...
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When should the marriage party(Walima) be given?

It is the sunnah of Prophet(PBUH) to give Walima(marriage party). When should a bride groom give the treat for his marriage? I need the quickest time. ie, From when can a bride groom give the ...
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If my husband does not divorce me, is it possible for me to divorce him? Can I say 'I divorce myself'?

I want to go through with a divorce as things are not working out. My husband lives abroad and the last time I was with him was 9 months ago. He is refusing to give me a divorce, but he says I can ...
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Are insects (e.g. locusts) halal to eat according to the Qur'an and Sunnah?

I was recently told that locusts are halal. Is there any proof from the Sunnah or the Qur'an that says insects are halal or is it just locusts?
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Why sunni scholars say that shadow for asr time should be measured with addition of zenith shadow of same object?

Scholars say zenith shadow length of object should be added to 1 height of the object to get Asr time's, but in the texts of Hadiths' it is only 1 height of object, without addition of its zenith ...
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How to perform mandatory ghusal while fasting?

I know that there are three parts of mandatory ghusal(ghusal after nightfall or nocturnal emission) 1)rinse water into mouth 2)taking water into nostrils 3)passing water over whole body Please let ...
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Is voluntary slavery Islamic?

As you know, in Islam sexual relations are allowed between spouses and possessions of the right hand, with the latter being gained from war. Is it halal for a women to voluntarily submit as a slave to ...
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How to properly clean carpet from Najasah?

I have a nephew younger than two-year-old and a grandfather older than seventy five. It sometimes happens that they can't hold their bladder and dirty the carpet. It is not easy to roll the carpet ...
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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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Can we perform aqeeqa (animal sacrifice) on the 6th day after a baby's birth since the butcher is not available on the 7th day?

Can we do aqeeqa on 6th day after a baby's birth? The butcher is not available on 7th day after the baby's birth.
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Am I allowed to have female friends according to Islam?

I was in a relation with a girl! But we realized that it's haram, so by the will of ALLAH I broke up with her and made tawba, and I promised her that I will try my best to ask for her hands to her ...
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Ruling of raising hands in Du'a before Taslim

Usually while making Du'a we raise hands. But right after Tashahud and Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah before we say "Assalamu Alaikum..." turning both sides (Taslim) because even that is Du'a, why don't ...