Questions tagged [halal-haram]

Questions about determining permissibility: "Is X haram/sinful/forbidden?", "Why/under what conditions/to which extent is X haram?". (Avoid using this tag by itself or together with the tags: sharia/fiqh; add the relevant tags for X instead if possible.)

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Is studying astronomy haram?

I wanted to know is studying astronomy haram? And by astronomy I mean studying of planets, stars and galaxies and how they are made and what things are there in it and etc. I am not believing in any ...
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Is it permissible to wear tight leggings under over-knee shorts in public?

Assalamualaikum, Recently alhamdulillah I started to (try to) apply the Deen as best as possible and I have lots of shorts in my possession that do not cover the awrah properly (are a little over the ...
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Please help, us this shirk?

Salam, so this has started worrying me a lot today So in about December I started reading the Harry Potter books and it took me about six months to finish them In the series, there’s a “spell” that’s ...
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Does Making And Or Selling Fishing Lures Haram?

Assalaamu'alaikum, I've read about imitating the creation of Allaah is haram. Does making lures like these is considered as imitating the creation of Allaah and is haram?
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Is it haram to call a person your idol as wanting to be like him and not worshipping him?

I wanted to know is it haram to call a person your idol? And by idol I am not meaning that I want to worship him, by idol I'm meaning that I want to be like him, is it still haram?
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Can we apply 'Minoxidil' on scalp or face to get proper scalp or beard hair?

Minoxidil contains alcohol (synthetic), also we r not consuming, just applying. So, is it allowed? Some people say that because it is synthetic alcohol which is made by chemical, not natural alcohol, ...
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Is it right to measure the deeds we do to Allah and say it to another?

I joined a Ramadan competition recently. They award the winners by measuring the deeds we did to Allah and the person who has the highest points is awarded. Daily they update a form to fill, it ...
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Is changing lip colour haram?

I've heard from sources that you can change somethings about yourself for temporarily or it has to be a slight adjustment so does changing lip colour apply to these.
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Why and how disliking some divine laws is definitely an act of disbelief?

There are some divine laws which are decreed, and I don’t like them because, I can’t do things I liked. I have told about this to my Christian mother, and she told me that this means that I rise up ...
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Is it ok to play for a team that is sponsored partially by banks and fast food restaurants?

Asalamualaikum, I have a short question regarding if I could play for a high school team that gets partially sponsored by a bank and fast food restaurants knowing that I personally do not support any ...
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In Islam can you wear clothes like crop tops and shorts in front of my siblings and parents?

I want to wear shorts at home but don't know if I could I'm the only girl in my family so what do I do?
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Can a Muslim woman upload pictures of herself for the purpose of working and business purposes?

I've heard from the traditional scholars such as Zakir Naik and Assimal Hakeem saying that it is not permissible nor encouraged for a woman to upload pictures of herself online even if she wears her ...
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Is it permissible to make shabih(replica) of taboot (bier), zari and a'lam(Islamic flag)?

Shias (mostly in South-Asian countries) make replicas of taboot (biet), zari, zuljana and a'lam (Islamic flag) during Muharram processions. From where has this practice started and is it allowed in ...
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Is it permissible to make t-shirts with pictures of animate beings that have no facial features

I am looking at starting a dropshipping business that sells t-shirts for men. Some of these t-shirts will have images of the outline of an animate being but without any facial features. Is this ...
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Is it permissible to wear t-shirts with a magic feeling/words

I was wondering whether it's haram to wear t-shirts that have a magical type theme/magical elements. I've listed some examples below. https://www.spreadshirt.co.uk/shop/design/wizard+rpg+unisex+...
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What should i do for Jummah when at sea for 3-5 weeks?

As Salamu Alaykum, I am at sea for anything for 3 to 5 weeks as a fisherman, but I am also the only Muslim on the vessel. This has created a problem for me in that on Friday I am the only person ...
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Ruling on cutting hair short (women)

Is it permissible to have hair cut short if there is a necessity? I suffer from excessive hair loss (a lot) and I had my hair cut short. I only did it for purpose of necessity, not for imitation (of ...
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Praying in vehicle

So i am going to be in the car for 8 hours and is most likely that I am going to miss a few salah so I was wondering if I could pray in the car if my family refused to stop. Can I also do wudhu in the ...
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Matched betting

Matched betting is actually not gambling. U Matched betting (also known as back or lay bet matching, arb betting, or double betting) is a betting technique used by individuals to profit from the free ...
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Is it haram to download paid courses in free?

So there are many websites which uploads video courses in their websites in free of costs that are downloaded from other paid websites like Udemy, Skillshare, Lynda etc. Though this courses are given ...
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If I mention Allah indirectly in a fiction novel, is it haram?

So, I write a novel about a super overpower monster. People think that the enemy is a god, because he can hold more than a billion balls with a single hand. Each ball have the size of the observable ...
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Things bought with haram money

Assalamualaikum, I hope you and your family are doing well. I wanted to speak to you about a scenario that I have been going through. I took a maintenance loan which is a loan given to University ...
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Are fictional polytheistic games haram to play?

Salam Alaykum. On this website, there was a similar question, but I have more to add. There are mythological games/fantasy games with elements of polytheism, specifically with playable 'gods/archons'. ...
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Unmarried males reducing sexual passion by fasting

It seems to me that a pious male teenager or adult should be satisfied and patient with the feeling he gets from nocturnal emissions (wet dreams) which are normal and not sinful. If he wants this ...
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Is this situation haram?

So one day I was just joking around with my siblings and my sister and my sister said a joke about me and after that I said “your worse than shaitan”. Keep in mind I didn’t mean this sentence I know ...
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Can bride give gifts to boy's family on wedding?

Can a girl(bride) give gifts to boy's family with her own money during rukhsati(when bride leaves her home after marriage) because all the stuffs at that time the girl brings with her(that is not for ...
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hi my mom died but she had a mortgage [closed]

my mom died yesterday , idk how to think or how to process. i owe my mom money too. how do i repay her? she also has a mortgage on the house. i am intending to put the house under my name and pay the ...
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Halal photoshoot

Salam Aleikum my brothers and sisters I have this question that I wanted to ask you guys, because I have been thinking about it for, some time now. I am about to start my own clothing line, (Inshallah)...
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Being paid for helping my friend in his graded assignment and asking him to learn afterwards. Haram?

I have Helped my friend in one of his graded assignments and he paid me. Now I offered him to teach him that topic for free, and he learns too. Now here the student have learnt the topic and is ...
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Is it permissible for a brother to lie in sister's laps

I'm confuse about this matter. I want to know if it is permissible for a brother to lie his head in his sister's laps. Like when we go on long journey, my brother keeps a cushion on my laps and lie on ...
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Is an email processing business halal or haraam?

I want to know if an email processing system is halal or haraam. You are setting up a business website invited by others by paying $25 to him and setup your own business website inviting other users ...
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Is using lgbt supported services haram?

Salam What if you wanted for example to buy a car from Mercedes Benz, a company that supports lgbt? Would it be haram to buy the car since they support lgbt? Same with for example using Disney+ or ...
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Is my described case of waswas haram?

I have a question about waswas. I heard that if you give into waswas then it’s haram. So in my case is this haram: I think of waswas and then waswas comes to me. Does that mean giving into waswas? If ...
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is sharing a paid product that I got for free from someone and again sharing/leaking that same product with someone/everyone else haram?

this is a digital downloadable product. Like a cracked file/product.
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Is it ok for parents to hit children

I just wanted to know if it's haram for parents to hit their children because my parents always slap me if I do something wrong
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Pork byproducts in different names

Assalamu 'alaikum, I have a difficulty for keeping my body pure and sometimes I feel it is very hard to keep it like that. Because these days almost every product is related to some animal origin, ...
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Paying tuition fees through riba based bank

Is it permissible to pay my tuition fees through a riba-based bank? My school has only one option to pay tuition fees. I only go to the bank and pay the fees to the cashier and they sign my fees card, ...
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Is unnecessarily staying in a more expensive hotel and charging it to my employer a sin?

My work usually pays for my accommodation as I travel. Ordinarily, I stay in the cheapest possible place (e.g. backpackers), but sometimes I stay in more expensive places even though it's not ...
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Drawing animate object

I didn’t know about the ruling on drawing in Islam for about two years I got rid of them all about two years worth of drawings because they were anime and didn’t have eyes but were people would I have ...
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Would it be haram in the eyes of Islam to wear hijab and share pictures on social media with full veil?

I want to know more about Islam. It's necessary to know where we can upload pictures and where we are forbidden by Islam. This question is one of my unknown facts. Thank you.
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Is talking to a Non-Muslim opposite gender haram?

We knew each other from social media and we have been talking for years.. A few males and a few females.. (im a female) Expect one male, all others are muslims.. and its noted that now when i talk to ...
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Ruling on Cutting your Hair and Nails before Eid ul Adha?

Salaam, I wanted to know that if My Father does the sacrifice of an animal. Does it mean I also would have to cut my hair and nails before Zil Hajj starts? Or only the person who is doing the ...
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Question about ghusl

I made ghusl after a wet dream with the intent of uplifting the major and minor impurity is it enough of an intention. If someone could help me?
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Looking at yourself in the mirror in underwear

I want to know if it's haram to look at yourself in the mirror when you're only in your underwear. It's not for any sexual feelings,but just to check if your workouts have been working etc.?
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Can boys talk to girls in islam

I really want to know if i'm doing something haram. I like this boy and he likes me too, we chat to eachother but i don't look him as my boyfriend, were just close friends, we want to marry ...
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Is it haram to lose wudu during the pray, and then continue the prayer?

Salam alaykum brothers, today when I was at the mosque, I lost my wudu during the prayer (2nd rakaat, while reciting Surah Al-Fatiha if I remember correctly), after that I was too embarrassed to just ...
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Can we use a makruh for pleasure without getting sinful?

As Salam o Alikum brothers and sisters in faith. I have been suffering from a medical condition for 6 years now. When it first started, I had to visit so many medical experts but their prescriptions ...
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Selling a knife to random people automated delivery and payment system

So this is basically an ecommerce website, it sells a knife. it can be used for both good and bad. There is a saying that i am not allowed to sell grapes to a wine maker. this topic explains more ...
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Is it haram to get to seek information for an exam from somebody who already took the exam?

Is it haram to get to seek information for an exam from somebody who already took the exam? For example, me and my friend both took the same math exam. however she took it before me. Is it islamically ...
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Is it Halal to record your own masturbation video and see it secretly after uploading it to a well-protected cloud account?

Is it Halal to record your own masturbation video or capture a photo of your own naked body and see it secretly after uploading it to a well-protected cloud account?

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