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 it haram to read an unlicensed copy of a book?

I know this type of question has been asked before, but my scenario is different. I'm from a country where piracy doesn't matter much. In my 4 years of Electrical Engineering, almost all the books I'...
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Are raffles halaal or haraam? (Shia view please)

Recently I saw a Shia mosque holding a fund raising raffle ticket competition where the winner would get a fully paid for umrah trip. What is a raffle? Wikipedia - A raffle is a gambling ...
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How can we be sure that commercial businesses, e.g. McDonald's, that are present in Morocco and other Arab countries, are totally halal?

How can we be sure that commercial businesses, e.g. McDonald's, that are present in Morocco and other Arab countries, are totally halal? I've always wondered how these businesses can be halal. It's ...
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Did Jesus relax Jewish dietary laws?

I read that Jews believe that when the Messiah comes he will allow pig and other food which is forbidden to them. Jesus the Messiah has already come and he confirmed the Law of Moses (Qur'an and ...
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Is it permissible to write a fictional story in which there are non-Muslim characters?

I have been contacted to write the script of a play. Is it permissible for me to write a play in which there are many non Muslim characters? There will be no display of shirk or any rituals of other ...
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Is it halal to wear tights under jeans during Winter?

I want to know if it's halal or haram to wear tights under jeans during Winter?
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Can I talk to a deceased person in my mind?

My mum returned to Allah a year ago and I'm finding it very hard to cope. I often find myself "talking" to her in my mind. Is this allowed in Islam? I pray for her all the time, but I still talk to ...
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Is giving prize money on an Islamic quiz considered gambling?

I'm a 13 year-old Muslim. I study and read the Quran with an Islamic scholar that lives near me with a few other people in my neighborhood. Recently, this scholar went to perform Hajj, and he said ...
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Is it haram to use a wallet which has a design like a horse and a deer?

I have bought a wallet but discovered that it has a design like a horse and a deer in it. Is it haram to use?
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Is it permissible to read silently in prayer?

Will salah/salat/prayer be accepted if all the Dhikr is made in heart (not even silently). Example is when you are making Tashshahud and just remember the Dhikr (Attahiyaathu...) in your heart. Not ...
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Is it permissible to photograph nature?

Is it permissible to photograph nature like mountains, sea, etc.? I read it's forbidden to photograph humans.
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Is making apps haram?

I was wondering if making apps is haram. For example, ones that can help with productivity or communication between groups.
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Is allowed in islam to work as a bartender?

Is it allowed to work as a bartender or a steward in a bar that serves alchool? I want to know whether it's haram or halal or makruh and what argument back this "fatwa".
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Do you need permission to download islamic videos from the Internet?

I watch Islamic videos on the Internet, I really enjoy them and I have learnt a lot from them. I am not sure if the people who uploaded these videos online got permission from the speakers. They are ...
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To what extent does the ruling of imitating the kuffaar apply to? [duplicate]

It was narrated that Ibn ‘Umar said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘Whoever imitates a people is one of them.’” (Narrated by Abu Dawood, al-Libaas, 3512. ...
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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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Does dying your hair navy blue (which looks black) come under the ruling of dying your hair black?

Salaam, I’ve read that black hair dye is forbidden in Islam- those who do will not even smell the scent of paradise however i read that black mixed with another colour is fine, so does navy (a dark ...
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Are tucked-in shirts and pants non-Islamic?

It is a fact that Islam lays great emphasis on modesty just like Judaism and other orthodox religions. But why do we as Muslims enforce it mostly on women? Men also have to cover their awrah which is ...
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Can I marry an Egyptian man who remarried his ex-wife?

My fiance is Egyptian. He went back to Egypt last July 25th. Before he left, we decided to get married after he would return to UAE. He was divorced before but he returned to his ex-wife, can we still ...
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Does writing fiction with world history based around Allah amount to shirk?

My question is: I have written an online book, and realised that for the setting of that world (wrote it in a different world medieval setting), I had the world history based around Allah, but ...
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Can we say “this person saved my life”?

Is it allowed to say that "this person saved my life"? And also "If it was not for him I would have been dead"? Also "We won the match because of him"? Are these statements contradicting to Tawhid ...
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Is being a film director or a script writer for fictional and romantic stories against Islam?

Is being a film director or a script writer for fictional and romantic stories against Islam?
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What is considered 'insulting a Muslim'? And is it a sin? If so, is it a minor or major scene?

Assalamu 'Alaikum, My question is kinda lengthy here. So, the important question is regarding a situation. So, there was this guy who bought a wrong book, since it had the same name but the book ...
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Can you and your spouse stay at their own parents place right after nikah?

Assalamualaikum I want to know is it possible that I can stay at my place and she can stay at her place right after the actual nikah (After signing the marriage contract) until the time comes? Cause I ...
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Is vegetarianism accepted in Islam? [duplicate]

Islam teaches us what is halal food and what is haram food. It is said that we should eat from the foods that Allah has made halal for us. So, while some people become vegetarian, that is mostly ...
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Doing business and sharing the profit

Dear Muslim brothers and sisters. I'd like to know which of the following forms of income are Halal and Haram. Situation #1: Person “A” knows how to do a business but he doesn't have money. Person “...
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Is taking Tea with using Tea-cup from left hand is haram?

Eating with Left hand is Haram, in that concern I want to know that: Is taking Tea with using Tea-cup from left hand is haram?
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Is the celebration of the birthday (mawlid) of our Prophet (Saw) halal? [duplicate]

Is the celebration of the birthday (Mawlid) of our Prophet (Saw) halal?
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Are Video Games halal or haram?

After exploring the internet, I just got more confused with these questions.... What kind of video games, science fictions, nobles, stories and music are halal in Islam?
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How to react when my step-mother did this?

Assalamualaikum. My mother died in cancer when I was six years old. At that time, my father was 35 years old and now he is 46. He has plenty of wealth. Few years ago, he married again, he married a ...
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Are buffet restaurants haram?

From Wikipedia: Buffet restaurants normally offer all-you-can-eat (AYCE) food for a set price. Allah says in the Qu'ran: “O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, and eat and drink, ...
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Will molasses of grape be considered wine (and thus haram) after its expiry date?

It is a long time that I have molasses of grape (as a permissible drink or eatable food). But I kept it for a long time and did not drink it. At the moment, I'm worried it has changed to wine (to some ...
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Is it permissible for a husband and wife to bathe together? [duplicate]

Is it permissible in Islam for a husband and wife to bathe together?
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Which relatives are haram to marry in Islam [duplicate]

Can I marry My Mother's younger brother's wife, she is widow, I know that widow marriage is allowed in Islam, but I need to clear my doubt about the relatives that are prohibited
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Does islam permit to nikah with cousin's daughter? [duplicate]

We know that Nieces are prohibited to marry...but is it halal to marry with the daughter of cousin and we also know that SAW 's cousin was Hazrat Ali and he married with bibi fatimah
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Masturbation for people who cant get married [duplicate]

Is it allowed in Islam for a man to masturbate in order to remove sexual desires? Because in the Quran it doesn't specifically say that your not allowed to, the hadith says to protect your private ...
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Are taweez (amulets) haram? [duplicate]

Are taweez (amulets) haram? Kindly provide references from Quran and/or Hadith. Some Ulama say it is ja'iz (not haram) and now I am confused and would like to know the real ruling. Please back your ...
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Light therapy: allowed or not?

I wanted to ask if the use of Light Therapy (Red) is allowed. I have not found anything that says if it's allowed to use in Islam. There has been extensive scientific research on it and light therapy ...
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girls having coarse, thick, black hair are haram/halal

If girl have coarse, thick, black hair growth on any part of her body like armpit, pelvic(vagina/vulva), arms,legs,abdomen,chin etc; then are they considered as haram ? Are light, thin and less hair ...
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Is prayer acceptable if my wudhu breaks?

My wudhu breaks if I had gone to the toilet just before that, but if I wait for 20-30 minutes then it is not a problem. Even in some case, it still breaks. Will my prayer be accepted, if it breaks ...
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Is it permissible for a Muslim to rent a venue for a wedding, where the venue has a liquor license?

Is it permissible for a Muslim to rent a venue for a wedding, where the venue has a liquor license? Such as the venue organising to remove any form of alcohol from the venue to host the slim wedding.

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