Questions tagged [halal-haram]

Questions about determining permissibility: "Is X haram/sinful/forbidden?", "How haram is X?", "Under what conditions is X haram?". (Do not use this tag by itself; add the relevant tags for X.)

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Halloween Restrictions?

Salam, I have been looking into Halloween and found out that it's haram to celebrate it which makes perfect sense. However I have a few questions regrading its restrictions: 1) If my friend gives me ...
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Is mental health treatment sufficient to make permissible otherwise haram acts?

HHS.gov write about mental health: Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, ...
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Is arbitrage betting haram?

Sometimes betting companies (who are of course bad) offer special promotions which gives you the chance to do arbitrage betting, meaning that it is possible to bet such that you win the same amount of ...
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Are Uighur parties involving music and dancing permissible?

Uighurs usually have parties and such when a relative of a friend or a traveller comes and leaves for a visit. Of course, all relatives and friends are invited. All males sit on a table and discuss ...
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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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Under which circumstances are we allowed to touch non-mahram?

Yesterday, I was on my bike, a woman (under the age between thirty and forty or may be she is early forty) look like upset and asked me if I can give her a ride little bit further (It was a day time). ...
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Can I open a restaurant where men and women can mix?

I want to open a restaurant in Kerala, India. Here, culturally, men and women usually have mixed gatherings and are not separated. Will I be sinning if some of these people who mix come to eat in my ...
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How does one decide if the meat is halal if he doesn't witness the slaughter?

Anyone can make a claim that a food is halaal. There are food and imported meat that are certified halaal. But, these are imported from Muslim minority countries (like imported chicken from Brazil). ...
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Working at the company that has halal and harram business model, is it Permissible?

Let's say there is a company that generate revenue from finding an eligible or qualified person who can take a loan at interest(Riba). this company will get paid from the conventional bank if succeed ...
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Is a baby shower permissible?

I didn't find any question regarding baby showers, so I'll first explain what a baby shower is: it is a celebration for a lady during her 5th or 7th month of pregnancy; In this function, bangles were ...
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Can I have cross on my website which includes religions such as Christianity?

I am building a website that has various topics in it. One category is religion, and it has topics about various religions around the world. I want to create a topic about Christianity and I have to ...
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What happens if a muslim speaks about his/her doubts?

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, “Allah will forgive my ummah (followers) for any insinuating whispers that may cross their minds, so long as they do not act upon it or ...
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Is it appropriate to flip a coin hoping that Allah will influence it in order to make decisions?

I sometimes flip a coin to make decisions and think that Allah (swt) would influence the coins landing so that I can make the right decision. Is this right, wrong, haram?
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Are clay charms haram?

I make a lot of clay charms. They aren't for good luck or anything. They are simple figures of inanimate objects like plants, and mostly food. You can google clay charms if you want to see in more ...
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Attending a baptism: Haram or shirk?

I've read that it is haram to attend non-Muslim rituals like the Hindu diwali and Christian baptisms. That sounds pretty logical to me. However, some scholars say that it is shirk. They say that it is ...
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Stearyl Alcohol and Urea in my face cream?

After doing wudu, I put face cream that contains stearyl alcohol and urea. I also pray with that cream. I am also fasting (it is Ramadan now). Is it ok to use this cream or did my wudu/prayers/fast ...
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Can we eat foods just tasted by crows?

A crow has taken a fish from the pot of fishes with gravy(liquid) and flew away. In this case can I eat the rest food? Is it made najis or is it become Haram ? By the way, I don't know whether that ...
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Lying in the Job C.V and haram money

Firstly, I was wondering previously that many people lie about themselves in their job CV. As the person is getting job on the basis of his/her qualifications in the CV. So, as he is getting hired on ...
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Is chocolate haram since the average bar apparently has 8 insect parts?

The FDA allows up to 60 insect parts per 100 grams of chocolate. Since all insects (except locusts) are considered haram would consuming these chocolates be haram too. Since it is hard for the ...
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If i work as a servant of a man whos income source is haram, is it haram to work?

I want to work as a servant of a man, who works at a bank. I know his income is not halal. So, if i works for that man, will my income be haram also?
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Looking at other's awrah is a sin. But specifically speaking, what is the level of intensity of this sin? What do the Qur'an and Hadith indicate about this matter? I saw somewhere that Rasulullah (S....
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Is my work still halal after migrating from pirated windows to linux ubuntu?

so i have a pirated windows 7 and want to move to linux ubuntu using my windows 7 to download and burn linux ubuntu file into a disc, if i work using that ubuntu OS that i get using pirated windows, ...
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Rights and duties of wife when husband is abroad without her consent

Assalamoaliqum, I am a working women, mother of one married for more than an year. At the time of proposal or nikkah it was not mentioned that my husband and I will have to live seperatly and he will ...
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Is it haram to take and save digital photographs in islam?

I read somewhere that photography is haram in Islam, but i am little bit confused about digital photography. Can someone explain the situation to me in detail? Is it haram to take and save digital ...
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Is buying cryptocurrencies on websites like EToro halal?

Salamualeikum brothers and sisters, I am studying IT security and came across cryptocurrencies (like Bitcoin, Ethereum etc.). Now Bitcoin is everywhere in the news and I recently decided to invest ...
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Is It Permissible to Use Dinnerware That Has Gold pattern?

I am planning to buy a dinnerware set for my home and I know that we are not allowed to eat in gold instruments. Below is the description for the item that I am planning to buy: A sophisticated ...
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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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Can a weak Muslim country at war with a powerful Muslim country seek help from a powerful non-Muslim country?

Suppose two Muslim countries are at war, one weak country and one powerful country, and the weak one expects to be conquered. Question: Can a weak Muslim country at war with a powerful Muslim country ...
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Getting shares from a company that sells alcohol along with other food items

My husband works in an online food ordering company in kuwait. This is absolutely halal food.but last year this company was bought by a German company.now my husband gets his salary from halal company ...
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If a wife marries an already married man knowing he cannot do justice between his wives, is she blameworthy?

The Qur'an verse relating to polygyny is: And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you ...
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Is it forbidden to destroy a mosque during times of battle?

In recent news, ISIS is reported to have destroyed the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq. CNN reports: The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ...
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My employer asks me to charge his customer for more hours than I put in; am I earning haram this way?

My employer wants to charge his customer more hours than he's having me put in. I'm asked to submit more hours than I'm putting in. In case the customer asks I'm supposed to lie. Am I earning haram ...
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Should I lower my gaze whenever I see a shirtless man, and is it Haram for me to look at him?

Should I lower my gaze whenever I see a shirtless man, and is it Haram for me to look at him? And is it Haram for me to look at the knees of others because knees are supposed to be covered? I looked ...
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Is it a sin to hide a halal marriage, denying it in public?

I have been secretly married to a man for a year now. We cannot disclose our marriage because the parents of my husband would not approve of it. Is it a sin to hide the nikkah and deny it in public ...
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Why is Music considered forbidden in Islam when it is not in the previous revelations given to the Jews and Christians?

All of the holy books that came before the Qur'an are clear that the malaikah (angels) sing, the most beautiful music such as cannot even be imagined by the human ear. These verses have been confirmed ...
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Are transactions using credit cards haram?

Is it haram or halaal to transfer money using a credit card?
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Is my work haram given that I write software which has an “insurance” field?

I work as a programmer for a shipping company. My job requires me to create a program which contains fields like "shipper's name", "address", etc. Also there are fields which provides information ...
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Is working on coporate finance like budgeting and forecasting halal or haram?

is working on corporate finance like capital budgeting, financial analysis, finance forecasting is permitted in islam. is it halal or haram?
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Is selling alcohol-based tinctures haram?

I am in the process of establishing a business, which will offer products for health, body and beauty. The items that I plan to offer includes but are not limited to herbs, vitamins, organic food, ...
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Is using pictures in an App that generates profit halal?

I'm working on a news App (Tech News) that shows some pictures with the feeds, mostly pictures of products but sometimes pictures of people show up and I'm planning to use ads to gain money from the ...
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Is Renting a property Haram if the rent agreement contains Riba?

The question is not about whether renting is lawful or not. The question is about the terms and conditions that come in every rental contract, and these are: If the rent remains unpaid for over 14 ...
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Can two girls who love each other be together without marriage nor physical relations?

I'm an unmarried Muslim girl and I love another girl. We don't have any physical relation but we love each other like a boyfriend and girlfriend. We have decided we will never marry any boy and we ...
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Is it haram to withhold beneficial advice?

I have a friend who messaged me his approach when in an interview process for a certain academic program that accepts multiple students. He is technically competition, and his approach is weak and has ...
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Sharing videos in website is halal or haram?

Assalam-0-Aliakum . I am a Blogger and i want to start a news website where i will provide recent talk shows, debates, and information about Politics. Is sharing such type of content halal or haram ? ...
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Collecting Transformers and Anime figures haram?

I used to collect Transformers figures (not posters, just figures) since 2007 till 2010. Now, I want to return back to collecting them when I have rented a new house (Insha'Allah), when attending the ...
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Is providing digital signage for a restuarant which sells alcohol, bacon, etc., haram?

I have a question regarding digital signage. I have a Company which provides digital signage solution to customers. I provide them with complete software and hardware solutions. I have one customer ...
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What is an example of incompatible rulings on a matter (i.e., if we follow one ruling, we must disobey the other)?

When two groups/individuals argue regarding any matter, I find always a mid-way solution that is on the safe side. For example: One person says: during ablution, one should wash their hands three ...
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Are app-based reward programs halal?

There is an app called Giftiz which rewards you with points for downloading apps. In order to get the points, you just have to launch the app or pass a certain level, get a certain score, etc. My ...
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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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Helping in an event where opposite gendered children mix and wear bathing clothes

Is it haram to help set up for a water-day event where different gendered children mix and wear their bathing clothes? In this event, I helped set up the event by filling water guns with water and ...