Questions tagged [fiqh]

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

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How to interpret the ahadith about joining two prayers due to rain?

One day (in winter) an imam came from the next close city (about 20-25kms away) and held the Friday Khotba in the mosque I was at. Afterwards he said we will inchallah pray the 'Asr now as it is ...
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What are the conditions to harm someone if the person did something terrible to you or your family in the following scenarios? (no killing)

I pondered a while ago when it is allowed to harm someone for the damage the person has afflicted upon yourself or a family member and till what extent? Let's say someone has stolen something from ...
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Is it mandatory to follow an Imam?

I have some question based on the following hadith from Sahih Muslim: One who withdraws his band from obedience (to the Amir) will find no argument (in his defence) when he stands before Allah on ...
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What is the Islamic rule about the creation of robots?

Assalam Alaikum , nowadays my brother is undergoing for creation of robot of human shape(it's sure that nobody can create a human with all it features other than Allah). But somebody interpreted the ...
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Does bad odour make the salat invalid?

I wondered that if your clothes smelled really bad and you would pray a salat would it make your salat invalid? Please give a detailed answer with supporting evidence. Thank you.
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Is there any evidence that one can join prayers -without being on a journey- only in a mosque?

There are a couple of ahadith showing that the Prophet () and his sahaba () joined the dhor and 'asr prayers (by praying them one after one at the time of the later one) and Maghrib and 'isha' prayers ...
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What should one do if a close relative doesn't pay back the borrowed money on the deadline?

I've lent some money to a close relative of mine and I noticed he didn't pay back other family members too so what kind of punishment can I give him? Can I harm so bad that he breaks his leg or nose?
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Is castration an allowed punishment in Islam?

Refer to here, which says that castration is prohibited in Islam: عن عبد الله بن مسعود قال : كنا نغزو مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ، وليس لنا شيء ، فقلنا : ألا نستخصي ؟ فنهانا عن ذلك . رواه ...
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Why do sects insist on existing even though it is clearly forbidden?

there are some verses in the Quran which clearly prohibit to be in sects or to identify oneself as someone other than a plain muslim, however sects have been misusing the hadith where the prophet ﷺ ...
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Is the concept of Honeymoon foreign to Islam?

Over the recent months, I have a small but significant number of people tell me that going on honeymoon trips is contrary to Islam. They don't cite any references but say that Islam only encourages ...
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What a person who rejects associating oneself with a madhab is called?

A person who holds the view that one should not restrict oneself to a single madhaab. Are they given any specific name?
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How much do I have to modify a pig until it is not unclean anymore?

Imagine the world of genetics. We can do amazing things and one of them is to modify the genes of animals. Now imagine I could modify a pig in a way that the result is more like a cow and not like a ...
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Re-marriage and reconcialiation after two talaqs and khul' or faskh?

While reading this post After Khul'a: How can husband and wife reconcial -if they want to? I got a new question in mind: We know that after three times talaq there's no reconciliation. And the ...
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After Khul'a: How can husband and wife reconcial -if they want to?

In case that Khul'a الخلع happened and the wife and husband have legally been separated, but want to get back together. I assume that there's no turning back (reconciliation) within the 'Iddah as it ...
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Did i need to redo my ghusl?

I performed ghusl janabat by making niyyat, I gargles 3 times, sniffed water 3 times, then washed my head down to my shoulders, then I washed my right side of my body, then my left side. Is this ...
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Regarding alcohol content medicines

Can i continue using this medicine?? Is it permissible to use this medicine in islam?
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Is Pegging permissible in Islam?

I know that anal sex is totally forbidden in Islam. It is clear that a husband can insert a finger in her wife's vagina. Inserting a finger in the back passage is allowed by some scholars but mostly ...
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Can an obligatory act be missed in favour of another?

Is there any thing as "precedence" when we perform obligatory acts? Here, "precedence" means that one of acts that is lower in status can be skipped in favor of an act higher in status in a situation ...
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Is intercourse a way of taking back my wife during her Iddah?

Asalaam alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, About a month ago my wife requested a talaq from me due to pressure from her family and a month before that they instructed her to fetch her belongings ...
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Is it haram to touch a pig , to smell it, or to go even near it?

I know that it's verily haram to eat pork or anything that is derived from pig, but what about touching something that may possibly be derived from a part of a pig and sometimes you just cannot avoid ...
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Is it Haram / Halal eating supplements / vitamins?

I'm not sure if this has been asked before here. My case is that I was planning to buy a certain supplement product through iHerb.com. The problem is that the product is not certified as Halal or ...
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Is it obligatory to keep our back horizontal while bowing in prayer?

It is obligatory to keep your back straight while bowing. But is it also obligatory to keep it horizontal?
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Is there a difference between taxes and customs in Islam?

هل هناك دليل شرعي يخرج الضرائب من المكوس ذات العقوبة العظيمة في الإسلام؟ هل فرض النبي أو أحدا من الخلفاء دفع مال علي المسلمين غير الزكاة؟ Is there evidence that makes taxes different than customs ...
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Does saying Shahada for first time make one a muslim or do I need to follow all the rules?

I have been learning about Islam these past few months or so and I do believe there is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. If I ever have a question I'll usually try googling it ...
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Why astronomical calculations supercede non-sighting of the moon in some Islamic communities?

While trying to analyze the difference of opinion among the scholar on moon sightings, I came across the below Hadiths: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: Observe fast on ...
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Is using pirated software haram? if yes then what's the shari punishment for that?

It's confusing me for decade that using pirated software is haram or not. Can you please provide reference with your answer too? Also, as per my understanding, every haram thing has a punishment, is ...
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Is it proven to say this du'a before niyyah of salah?

Inni Wajjhatu Wajhiya Lillazi Fataras Samawati Wal Ardha Hanifaun Wa Maa Ana Minal Mushrikeen. Translation: "I have made myself attentive towards Him who has created the earth & sky & I ...
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Do you have to pay Zakat if you are on welfare money?

AssalamuAilakum, I'm speaking in regards to my mother. I thought you could pay zakat and charity with welfare, because its not a loan which you pay back. It is money the government gives my mother ...
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Certainty of Eid based on moon

There is always confusion of moon sighting and deciding on Eid but I hear somewhere that the moon need to be a certain percentage to say it will be Eid next day. If that is true then what is a ...
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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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I want to know the reference of the hadith about an ignorant person

Assalamualaikum! Is this hadith true that a man came to the Prophet(SAW) and asked that how could a person get hidayat if he had not listened about You SAW and lives in the forests or on mountains.The ...
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How to interpret the ahadith about the prohibition of praying between the pillars of a mosque?

We may read in the sunnah: “We were forbidden to form a row between two pillars at the time of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), and we would be repelled from them forcefully.” (Sunan ibn Majah) "We ...
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What are the different opinions on a person who vomits or got nose bleeding druring the prayer?

In the sunnah we find this hadith in sunan ibn Majah (Qualified as da'if): “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: ‘Whoever vomits, has a nosebleed, belches, or emits prostatic fluid, should stop praying;...
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Which surahs have been explicitly highlighted as recommended to memorize to obtain knowledge about Allah's rulings?

Certainly memorizing the Qur'an is a good deed and highly recommended. I remember having read some statements of the sahaba (in the book hayat as-Sahaba: the life of the companions) saying that one ...
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Using Inhaler during fasting. Allowable or not?

Does it cancel's my fast if I use an Inhaler as a means to pervent myself from getting sleepy? Is it haram or is it allowable?
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My wife left Islam so we seperated for a few months now she has returned to the deen can we get back together now

My wife dexided to apostate so I seperated from her and left . She after a few months has returned to islam. Is it HALAL for me to return to her?
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Is it permissable for disabled people to procreate?

Let's say one in a married couple or both of them have some sort of mental or physical disability (a serious one perhaps), and reproducing has a high chance of making the offspring suffer from the ...
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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 a person intend to break fast without actually eating or drinking right after the adhan of Maghrib?

We know that: "The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. ..." (For example in sahih al-Bukhari) or as ...
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Sequence of fard and sunnah salaah

As-salaam aleykum wa rahamatullah wa barkatahu. Can I change the sequence of sunnah and fard salaah? For example, if I am waiting for the congregation / jamaat for zohar fard can I offer 4 raqat ...
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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 there any authority who said that only a person who had the permission not to fast at the beginning of Ramadan is allowed to do so?

Allah says in (2:185) The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur'an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the ...
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What if a person on a journey broke the fast of Ramadan?

This: Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast? made me think about the following question: What if a person -like somebody who is on a journey during Ramadan- who had the choice not to fast, ...
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Fasting without getting awake at that time

I haven't woke up for Sehri It's 7:30 in the morning I woke up just now.Can I fast despite of not doing niyat at that time as I wasn't awake at that time? Please help
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Can clean sea water be used for wudu?

In Quran 5:6 Allah sbwtl states regarding wudu from Yusuf Ali's translation: "O ye who believe! when ye prepare for prayer, wash your faces, and your hands (and arms) to the elbows; Rub your heads (...
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What are the dominant rulings for alcoholic content in food in each of the Sunni madhahib?

Note: This post is intended to provide a canonical answer for a common class of questions The forbiddance of drinking khamr is is well-known in Sunni Islam, based primarily on the following Qur'anic ...
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Dealing with narrations on forced conversions that seem to contradict the Quran [duplicate]

Note: This question is NOT a duplicate. It contains some different hadith not found in other questions. Currently, I am spiritually down and far away from God due to the fact that I am confused about ...
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Is there a Quranic reference which indicates if man is obliged to pray his (daily) prayers in a mosque?

I know this question has been ask before here by another person, But the answer over there is not too reassuring for me and the question is similar but doesn't really cover the specifics of what I ...
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Can a person marry his wife a second time without a divorce? [closed]

A boy and girl who knew each other through an educational institute got married to avoid zina without informing their parents. Now if at a later stage, their parents find out and want them to get '*...
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can girls study in co-education systems? [duplicate]

Can girls study with boys in co-education systems? as now every school or college is co-education and it is a necessity to have proper education so does it make us a bad Muslim?

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