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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Is everything vegan.automatically halal?

Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu, I know that not all vegetarian foods are halal as vegetarians drink alcohol. But vegans don't drink alcohol nor do they eat animals. So I would like to ...
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Is it permissible to say a portion of the Serenity prayer

I came across the following prayer titled the Serenity Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; ...
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Can I idolize a movie star?

Most of my friends say that following a movie star is not accepted in Islam. Being a Muslim, is it haram or considered as a sin for idolizing one?
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Is contacting a shop without your parents knowing wrong?

Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu, I would like to know, if i'm not sure if a certain food is contaminated with any other haraam food, contacting the people who owns the shop without my ...
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Would it be impermissible for me to get married?

I suffer from mental trauma which I suspect would cause difficulty with intimacy in a prospective marriage (I have not been married previously). I've tried professional help, but I do not think this ...
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Is it allowed not to hate anyone including the most evil creatures?

Hatred has destructive properties. It has pushed even the greatest scholars to commit the ugliest crimes. If you study the history of the caliphate, there were many periods that the caliphs were ...
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Why is drawing animate objects haram?

So I am a sketchist and frequently draw human portraits. I find solace in this as I am a very isolated person and have basically zero real friends. It is merely a hobby and it might even help me in ...
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Is organ donation permissible?

Is it permitted in Islam to donate organs like eyes or kidneys to someone who needs one? I'm looking for information both about donating while alive (suppose a parent or sibling is in need of it), and ...
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Changing eye color by lessening the amount of melanin in eyes and not by surgery

My friend, who has naturally dark brown eyes, wants to change her eye color. She doesn't want to get surgery. She's considering using eye drops that with regular use lessen the amount of melanin in ...
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Is it acceptable to place the elbows on my thighs and knees during supplication because of tiredness?

When I perform supplication (dua), I raise my hands but after several minutes my arms feel tired, so in general I feel more comfortable to place my elbows on my thighs or knees. I still do maintain ...
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Do the lip balms we use have to be halal?

Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, I would like to know, does our lip balms have to be halal in order for us to use them?
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Is this thing bid'ah or is it perfectly normal and good?

If you make it a habit that after every salat you repeat for 4 minutes estagfirullah after fajr; 4 minutes la ilahe ilallah after zuhr; 4 minutes el hamdulilah after asr; 4 minutes ja mukal-libel-...
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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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Is it haraam to work indirectly for riba based firms? [duplicate]

I am looking to make career in data scientist. But most of analytics firm have clients of banking and financial institution,insurance,entertainment firm etc.so if i work for this client and analyze ...
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am i a kaffir because i use the word “jesus” when I'm tired or shocked?

sometimes I say the word "jesus" when I'm shocked or tired because I've seen a tv show or a youtuber say it and I don't really think when I'm saying it, I've only questioned it recently. so, am i a ...
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Is it haram to upload Qur'an videos on “inappropriate” sites?

I want to start uploading my Qur'an videos outside YouTube, is it halal to upload it on SoundCloud, where there are lots of music? Or on Vimeo and Instagram, where there are haram videos?
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Is making market research for gambling companies haram?

Assalam aleykum, I started working last week for a company that does market research for all types of businesses. This company I work for has main clients in the gambling industry. I am employed as ...
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Is alcohol based vinegar allowed

If there is alcohol used to create vinegar such as red wine if it is converted into vinegar and sold as red wine vinegar is it halal or does it remain haram
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Talking to a non mahram because of your work

Is it allowed to talking to a non mahram because of your work without any sexual intention or any evil thoughts I'm a tennis player I play tennis in a academy when I'm playing I don't talk to girls by ...
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Is whiskey/beer without alcohol haram?

Dear brother can someone take whiskey/beer which have no alcohol in it?
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Will it be haram to earn money by lying while negotiating a (buying) deal

I know it's haram to lie. My question is more complicated than just lying to earn money. What if I want to see if the other person is giving me a reasonable price and to do that I lie that I am ...
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Doing dhikr in these manner?

Sometimes I use corn grains or beans as a tool to count dhikr. I know for example:there are 100 corn grains or beans and everytime I say 1 estagfirullah, or 1 la ilahe ilallah i pass 1 corn grain or 1 ...
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Will I be judged on judgment day for not avoiding my family's haram business?

I live in the USA and I'm 18 years old. My father is retired from work and my brothers have a store which is haram. They sell alcohol and lottery. I tried to convince them to stop it but they won't ...
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Gambling in video games?

So this video game i know has these packs. You can either buy them, or earn them by playing the game, you get it nearly every level, sometimes you dont, but it’ll show if you will get it or not. From ...
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Earning as a YouTube music producer [duplicate]

Can I be a YouTube's electronic music producer I always want to became a electronic music producer it is my passion and my hobby I create my music on my laptop and I want to upload it on YouTube but ...
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Is breaking promise and heart bad?

I have a girlfriend and we promised not to leave each other. But I came to know that these are haram relations. So can I leave her and break my promise and her heart. Can I be forgiven?
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Is earning money from link shortener haram or halal?

Im putting download links of APK's game on youtube, apk's in which i provide paid games for free in a download link. Whenever they press the link, i earn money. As far, like 1200 pressed and ...
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wife clothing in islam infront of her husband [duplicate]

Asalamu Alaikum I want to know whether wife can wear revealing clothes at home during day time in front of her husband?
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Is it acceptable to Praying with Animals' logo T shirts

Some of My T shirts or Football Jerseys have Images of Animal's logo Like lion, Tiger etc so Can I pray with these logo's T shirts (https://i.stack.imgur.com/MIoob.jpg)
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Does the traditional Chinese way of wok break-in make wok-based dishes haram?

I'm not Muslim. I'm Catholic, and Chinese. Although I have many Muslim friends. I don't know if many Muslims know this, but traditionally, when we Chinese buy a new (cast iron) wok, we need to break ...
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Is it permissible to read romance books?

I love reading fiction books as entertainment. Unlike others, I tend to avoid watching TV, and instead read books which have numerous educational benefits. I read a variety of fiction novels, but I ...
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Why do people say that plucking eyebrows is haraam?

While reading the Quran cover to cover I wonder this question. Everything that Allah has forbidden us is clearly stated in the Quran for example in 2:173 the word harama is clearly stated. But why ...
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Entreating, beseeching Allah as you are embracing the legs of the table with the intention of making it with as strong as possible feelings

I want to make duas that contain as much feelings as possible. In order to fill my body with feelings I lie down on the floor or carpet, I stretch and embrace the legs of the table because it fills my ...
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Is it haram to listen to music? [duplicate]

I have a habit of listening to music while I work because it improves my concentration and generally relaxes me a little more. My mum dislikes my habit and says listening to music is haram, but my ...
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Is profit from bank on your money is halal or haram?

As we saved our money in bank e.g( national-saving bank) for a period of 4 to 5 years and we get profit on that money according to our savings. Is that profit on our money is halal or haram as because ...
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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 sinful to use a captions name different than what it is for?

I want to to add tafsirs into my videos, but in order for the viewer to activate it, they'll have to choose it from the menu of language captions. For example: in this video, if you go to captions and ...
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Why is pork forbidden in Islam?

Is there a reason behind pig/pork/boar being forbidden in Islam? What is this reason? How is it justified, and what are the benefits of it in day-to-day life?
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Is video editing permissible in Islam?

One of the my friend is a wedding photographer. I am interested in working on video editing, which I told him. He agreed to teach me video editing. Now I have a doubt: Is video editing permissible ...
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Is it permissible to give someone money for praying?

Suppose if I had a brother that doesn't pray, and no matter how much you advice he won't pray, but he cares about money so if you give him money he will start praying, and if I kept giving him until ...
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Selling Quran and visual impaired

I can understand this is a weird question, but I want to help visually impaired friends, and reading this question about selling services, I have many doubts. I am planning to have a Text-to-Speech ...
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When is it permissible to abandon another Muslim? [closed]

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I have a Muslim classmate that would everyday pick on me. If I speak to him he will mock me or do other mean things, and in class he humiliates me and make ...
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Are we allowed to be friends with or talk to the disbelievers?

I have a friend and I liked to talk to her but I have second thoughts now that I know she doesn't believe what I believe and that she is a pagan and she practices witchcraft and she believes in ...
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Is bondage permissible during sexual activities in Islam?

Bondage - sexual practice that involves the tying up or restraining of one partner. During sexual intercourse or other such sexual activities, is it permissible to indulge in bondage if it pleases ...
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Can I change my eye colour temporarily?

I was wondering if I could lighten my eyes using honey and then get them to be from brown to a blue then change them back to brown using surgery when I'm older.Is that possible?
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Is it haram to visualize having sex?

Is it haram for an unmarried girl to think about having sex? By this I mean seeing herself having sex with a guy who she finds attractive and thinking about how it would feel if the were a married ...
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Forbidden nikah [duplicate]

Assalam alaikum. My father passed away four years back. After that, my mom got married to another man who already has a daughter. Am i allowed to marry the daughter islamically
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Aoa, Nikkah with deoband tableeghi jamat people haram? [duplicate]

Aoa, Is nikkah with deoband and tableeghi jamat people haram?Even if they do all the good deeds work. Does following them or believe in unity with them make u kafir.?
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Is it haram for women to wear trousers?

There are some scholars that say that wearing trousers and leggings for women is Haram. And there are some other Muslims that say that it is permissible only if the trousers are not tight and a long ...
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Is using audio filters haram? [duplicate]

Is it halal for a sound editor to use an audio filter to amplify the voice of a person so that it becomes easier for people to hear his voice?