Questions tagged [fiqh]

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

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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 is Waqf in fiqh terminolgy?

What are the conditions and rules for someone to declare his or her assets as Waqf? Besides, does it apply for intellectual properties?
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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 do Deaf Muslims interact while veiled?

Signed languages depend not just on movements of the hands, but also on subtle facial cues. Direction of eye gaze, puffed cheeks, and mouth movements are all essential elements of a signed language. ...
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Is watching movies permissible in Islam?

Are movies allowed in Islam? I am speaking about sci fi, romance, horror, comedy or cartoon movies. Reading this question makes me think only horror movies are an exception rest all are allowed. ...
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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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What is Mudarabah in Islamic Banking? How is this different from traditional banking?

I believe that the Islamic Banking system is pure from impurity of Riba (interest). But some of the Muslims do not see any difference between the Islamic Banking and traditional interest based ...
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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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How does Islam deal with habitual beggary?

Some people take up beggary driven by physical disability and some, especially children, are forced to do it. On the other hand there are a lot of people who take up beggary out of laziness. Islam ...
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What is the Islamic ruling on joint families?

Is it allowed to live with parents in the same house after marriage? Is it allowed to live with siblings and parents in the same house after marriage? Is it allowed to live with siblings and their ...
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Is adoption of a child allowed in Islam?

Some people have told me adoption is not allowed in Islam, but i could not find any hadees or verses to be sure of this thing. Is it true?
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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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To leave Islam in an acceptable way?

Some Muslims might have a change of heart after reading Islam thoroughly and finding contradictory stuff. Is there an acceptable way for them to leave Islam without getting the death penalty? Note, ...
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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 should be done with bank account interests to avoid riba? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to cope with interest payed by banks? If you have an account in a bank that automatically puts an interest rate on it , how can someone in this case avoid being in Riba ? ...
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How does Islamic Law apply to non-Muslims within a Muslim country?

Within a primarily Muslim country, if a non-Muslim commits a punishable sin, would they be punished in accordance to Islamic Law?
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Does a convert need to remove their tattoo if they have one?

Is tattooing (Permanent & temporary) permissible in Islam? If a person who wishes to revert to Islam has a permanent tattoo, should he remove it?
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Can I pray farz/fard prayer skipping its preceding sunnah prayer (when needed)?

السلام و علیکم As an example consider Zuhr/Duhr prayer in which we have 4 Confirmed Sunnah 4 Farz/Farz 2 Confirmed Sunnah 2 Nafil Suppose that when I enter Masjid/Mosque I see that the Jama'at is ...
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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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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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What is the shari'a ruling regarding removing personal belongings when praying in a mosque?

I have seen many times that people while praying in a mosque remove their belongings like wallet, watch, spectacles etc and keep it on the ground in front of them and pray salat. Is this the right ...
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Should a mortgage be treated as loan and hence be deducted from net worth when calculating zakat? [closed]

A mortgage loan, or simply mortgage, is used either by purchasers of real property to raise funds to buy real estate, or alternatively by existing property owners to raise funds for any purpose, while ...
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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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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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