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 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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Does Islam permit writing fictional stories?

I searched the internet and found many fatwas that writing fiction (if it adheres to sharia) is allowed. But i still have a doubt because of this hadith: Woe to the one who speaks with lies to make ...
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Is anal masturbation haram?

I finally stopped masturbation and watching porn, but I sometimes get really really aroused. I don't want to do anything haram. Is anal masturbation haram?
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How much profit can you get if you make a product?

I have an idea to make my own halal company. I am, however, worried about the price range for my product. I want to make energy shots, with all organic and non-GMO ingredients (ingredients which have ...
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If someone is not distracted from Islam by music, is it still haram? [duplicate]

Music is considered haram because it is believed that it is a distraction from your creator, it diverts your attention from Islam and it could brain wash you. But what if someone isn't influenced by ...
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Is it permissible to offer salah in a shirt that contains pictures?

I have Shirt that contains a Cartoon picture, for better understanding "Living Thing Picture" Can I offer Salah in it ? If yes then it would be as normal as in simple dress? or will be consider as ...
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Is it okay to eat meat from big industrial farms where animals are treated very poorly?

The animals in big industrial farms are treated very poorly. What is the Islamic view on this area, and is it OK to eat these products?
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Freelancing Haram or Halal?

I am a graphic designer and work as a freelancer. I am earning decent amount of money which really helps me a lot. My questions is: Is freelancing Haram or Halal? Since your work like this is not ...
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Is dating haram? is halal dating a thing?

I have looked it up before, wether dating is haram or not, and have got very mixed opinions. Is it haram to date as a muslim?, and if so is it halal dating?
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Is black-hat hacking haram?

I made a virus that mines Ethereum silently in the background. You can already see that this is just for money. But I plan on paying the victim back through donations. My target is some gaming station ...
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Is it permissible to teach a non-muslim student?

If I start tuition a student who is non-muslim. Is it be permissible for me to provide tuition?
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Lying in video games haram? (Among Us)

There is a game that you need to be in a team and one of them is imposter. And whoever is imposter, he need to hide his and identity and lie about certain things. Everyone in the game knows someone is ...
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Is photoshop is allowed in Islam?

I have noticed and personally related to the photoshop field that some people doing photo editing by using softwares. Some people edit the photos of respectful ladies for their ratings and business. ...
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Why is life insurance considered as un-Islamic?

I know that no one can give assurance of anything especially life, but I don't think life insurance is about that. It is a way to have something to sustain your family in case you are not there to ...
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Is artificially produced meat halal?

Is meat that has been artificially grown in a lab (made by duplicating cells) halal? What if the father cell came from a living animal? Can humans eat this kind of artificial meat? Reference Link for ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

Let's say a Muslim wants to touch, pet, and play with a cute dog. They intend to purify themselves afterwards, even if they have to do it several times a day. Some people say this is haram because it ...
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Is it permissible to mix rulings from different madhabs?

For example, lets say madhab A argues bleeding invalidates wudu but touching women (for men) doesn't, and madhab B says the exact opposite. Can a layman Muslim argue something like one of these; ...
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Is horsemeat Halal?

Is the eating of Horse meat Halal or not? I would like an answer with references to the Quran or Hadiths.
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Is it sin to categorize yourself into a particular sect?

What is the ruling in Islam regarding categorization of Muslims into sects like Sunni and Shia? Does Allah allow/disallow it in Quran? What did Prophet (P.B.U.H) say about it? Would it be a sin if I ...
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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 it haram to pirate software I cannot purchase due to not having a credit card, with the intention of paying for it when I do get a credit card?

I'm a student from India and work part-time as a Freelancer online. My question is about piracy in Islam. I use certain software Adobe for my Freelance work including Photoshop, Illustrator and After ...
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Should we show respect to our gadgets?

Muslims who use gadgets (Mobile phones, Video/Audio players) also use them to listen to Qur'an. Since our gadgets are now transformed into casings that holds Qur'an, Should we show them the same ...
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Why are Muslims not allowed to make friends with Jews and Christians but you are allowed to marry them?

In the Qu'ran it says that making friends with Jews and Christians are haram: “O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Awliyaa’ (friends, protectors, helpers), they are but Awliyaa’...
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Are the prizes we win from buying things halal?

We buy so many things daily which offer you prizes, such as Lays crisps. For example, I might buy a biscuit, which promotes offers like: if you find a paper with a code inside your biscuit packet, ...
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What is grave worship? and what is considered so?

I've heard that going to graveyards and performing worship in front of the deads is forbidden, and is called "grave worship". Is that true? What is grave worship? what actions and situations are ...
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Can Muslims celebrate Valentine's Day?

Can Muslims celebrate Valentine's Day? I'm not asking if it is shirk (as in Is it shirk for a Muslim to celebrate Valentine's Day?). Instead, I am asking if it is permissible to celebrate ...
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Spreading fantasy stories about Prophets: what is the rule?

Since childhood, I had been hearing many fantasy stories about prophets and other Islamic historical persons. Some examples: Adam (A) was 60 feet cubit tall (Its possible, but is there any evidence ...
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Is it haram to stop life support for one who is brain dead?

brain dead is defined as Irreversible brain damage and loss of brain function, as evidenced by cessation of breathing and other vital reflexes, unresponsiveness to stimuli, absence of muscle activity, ...
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How important is eating halal meat?

I've asked several people and the opinion seems to be split. Some people say it's completely haram eating non-halal meat. Others tell me that if you say Bism-Allah Alrahaman Alraheem before eating the ...
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Is dressing up for sex allowed in Islam?

Is the woman allowed to wear Leather/PVC/latex trousers or catsuits to look sexy for her husband? Are a couple allowed to visit a sex shop together? When I say leather/PVC/Latex I mean what women in ...
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Can Muslim men and women shave their body?

In summer when going to Swimming, it can be quite embarrassment to go with hairy body. Also I do not personally like hairs on my body. I am not sure if Islam allows shaving the body? If yes, can one ...
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Gelatin capsules from pig ash or its bone

We read in the quran that the flesh of swine is impermissible(occurs four times elsewhere in Quran) “He has forbidden you only the Maytah (dead animals), and blood, and the flesh of swine, ...” [al-...
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Are birthday celebrations allowed?

Are there any Hadith/Quran citations that refer to celebrating an individual's birthday? Is birthday celebration allowed? If yes, what is and is not appropriate? What other basic rulings are ...
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Is it haram to build a temple management software application?

I am looking for a job change, I had an interview and got the offer letter. The project for which they're hiring me is a temple management system, I'm feeling that it is haram to work on it, but I ...
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Is it haram to neuter a pet cat?

My husband and I have two 6-month old kittens: one male and one female which we keep as indoor pets. I have concerns about the male cat, particularly as my husband and I are about to Insha’Allah have ...
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Is tobacco sale haram?

My uncle's gas station is one of the only gas stations that sells no pork and no alcohol, and no lottery tickets, (alhamdullilah). It is a very busy store, and I worked there for a couple of months, ...
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Is gay sodomy considered a worse sin than straight sodomy?

The top answer to this question What does the Quran say about homosexuality? says: Homosexual acts are strictly forbidden in Islam. Although it has mainly been focused around men, women homosexuals ...
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Is it a sin to protest against your leader? What is the proper way to protest?

I have seen this question but it is not answered Is it a sin to protest against your leader? Because the leader is the one who is selected by Allah on nation and people have to follow him. There ...
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Is it harm to curse (i.e., use swearwords)?

I curse a lot, because I am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. Is it haram to curse in Islam? What is the punishment? How can I prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. I ...
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Food with earnings from halal and haram money

A non-Muslim friend recently invited me out for lunch a few days back. Naturally, since he had invited me, he picked up the tab at the restaurant. Now I am worried about a few things. This friend ...
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Is wearing a nosepin allowed in Islam?

I want to know that can a woman/girl in Islam wear a nosepin if her intention with it is not bad like attracting opposite gender or anything?
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Is a mahram allowed to touch a non-mahram in order to rescue them?

If you were a Muslim man who works in the fire and rescue department and there is a burning building with a non-mahram woman trapped in it, can you go and enter it to rescue them but you would ...
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Can social functions be booked in a Church?

The local Muslim community is setting up an Islamic society with a mosque and funds are slowly being built up. Until then they hire a church hall for dinner parties, Iftar parties or Eid parties. The ...
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Is dream interpretation haram in Islam?

In my very possibly mistaken belief, there is a thin line between religion and superstition that we should not cross. I want to know whether the activity of dream interpretation is haram ...
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I'm 5 weeks pregnant from unlawful relationship, should I abort ?!

I am a revert to Islam. I have sinned as I meet a non practicing muslim man and have been seeing him on and off for the last 2 and a half years. We have spoken about marriage, thou due to his family ...
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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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Marriage without the consent of father?

Is a woman of age 25 allowed in Islam to marry without her father's consent? Father is alive and not abusive.
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Is it permissible to speak with the spouse after engagement?

Can one speak with his/her spouse after the engagement has completed? Engagement happened as a confirmation of nikah/marriage. The issue is parents does not like to have the marriage/nikah quickly ...
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Is it halal to make ad revenue from sexy wallpapers?

I am making an application in which i am using sexy wallpapers but not full nude wallpapers. I am adding it to the Google Play store, where users can download it for free. I earn money from an ad ...
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Is it haram to watch people kiss on TV?

I was sitting watching a movie with some of my friends and when the kissing scene came up I kind of looked away and didn't pay attention to it because I was raised that way. In my family we wouldn't ...

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