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 consuming health supplements with gelatin from unknown source allowed?

I need to take some vitamin supplements that are enclosed in gelatin capsules of unknown origin. I a apprehensive about consuming them since gelatin in the capsules may come from haram sources like ...
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Is attending a school prom or formal event held under strict conditions forbidden?

I am a female Muslim and a senior this year. Yesterday was our school prom and I decided to go. I still wore my Hijab and none of my skin was showing. Even though they allowed me to go, my parents ...
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Is it okay if I have the Barcelona Football Club Badge hanging on my wall since it has a Cross?

I asked this question before, but I want to make sure that it's okay because there are Hadiths which are against Crosses. Al-Bukhaari narrated in his Saheeh from ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased ...
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Is 'web scraping' permitted in Islam?

I am a web sites developer but I also do build web scrapers. The last time a question comes to my mind, is this kind of work triggers no issue in Islam? the sites to which I build scrapers contains no ...
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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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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Occasionally, it is seen that some Muslim girls/women post their images on different internet websites without veil (hijab). Based on Islam, it is Haram (forbidden) for women to expose their bodies ...
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Promoting a Poker Website

I have been given an offer to work for a poker website. This will involve writing articles about tournaments, about the sport, etc. Would these earnings be halal?
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Is Online Forex Halal? [duplicate]

I've read a lot of articles, hubs, discussions about online forex trading being halal or not. And I got to 3 points/problems that if these (below) are solved, then it would be halal. Interest at ...
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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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If a supplier offers commission to a purchaser, is it halal?

I am working in company as an admin officer in UAE. Our company has 15 vehicles. I have to make insurance for all vehicles which is mandatory in U.A.E. The two insurance companies offered me same ...
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Is it haram not to have children?

Hi my name is Keyshawna and I have been Muslim for about a little over two years but I'm still learning and still struggling with self-educating myself. But my question is: Is it haram to not have ...
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Is wearing a taweez haram? [closed]

Some people say that Tawees are Haram. But I have also heard the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) gave a Hasan and Husain Taweez to protect them. Taweez is a piece of paper with Quranic verses and Duas ...
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Is it okay to make an oath to give money to the poor or fast in return on the condition that something happens?

People use to say if this (condition) happen than I will give certain amount of money to poor, or I will fast for, for example 10 days. I want to know is it okay? Promising GOD that please do this (...
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Is it okay if I support an English football team called “Newcastle United” since its crest has a flag containing the Saint George's cross? [duplicate]

I'm from Brunei and Islam is the official religion and I'm surely not the only one supporting that team, even our Sultan is fan of the team. I can't stop wondering and worrying whether it is okay if I ...
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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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Is it permissible to discuss and use worldly things inside the mosque?

I have a feeling that discussing or conducting certain activities (such as studying, world related other things etc) related to the world isn't good while you're inside but what I wanted is a ...
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Is it okay for a Muslim girl not to have children? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it was okay for a Muslim girl not to have children if she didn't want any? I'm a Muslim young lady and I like children, I just don't know if I actually want any children because I'...
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Is fashion design, modelling, acting, painting allowed in Islam?

My family is very religious, and in my childhood they didn't let me opt for modelling and fashion design as a career! I had good grades and was forced to get into "good noble profession" for ladies. ...
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Is profit from selling various products which include red wine halal?

Ok im asked to join this program, where we park our money in it and we are given 1-3% profit. The profits come from the buying and selling of items from different merchants in the program, from every ...
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Is mining bitcoins riba? Is it haram for some other reason?

Bitcoins can be acquired by 'mining' them, where a computer generates codes and if they're valid you going that bitcoin. Is this equivalent to Rica/interest? Is it haram from some other means?
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is life insurance halal in Islam which is based on Takaful method?

I know normal life insurance is Haram (forbidden) which is provided by traditional interest/Riba/gambling based banking company. But if life insurance provided by any Islamic bank then will it be ...
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Are earnings from Google AdSense halal?

Any website can connect with Google AdSense and can publish advertisement through it; in this way the website owners can earn money (Google collects the money from the advertisement publisher and ...
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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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How much Sales Profit is acceptable in Islam?

I've heard that selling something for more than its worth is a sin according to the Quran. I would like to know, by how much can you mark up your items? Is there a limit to the amount of profit you ...
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If a person masturbates but stops himself before he ejaculates would he need to perform ghusl for namaz?

If a person masturbates but stops himself before he ejaculates would he need to perform ghusl for namaz? or can he perform namaz? please provide reference thank you.
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Wearing animal hair or skin during salat?

I heard that if even a single hair of a Carnivore animal(even a cat) or one died in a Haram way be on your clothes; it will make your Salat not acceptable, any confirmation with references please?
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What is the Islamic ruling on writing fiction?

I was wondering about the Islamic ruling for writing fiction? If the author is talented and has a flair for writing fiction/stories, does Islam consider that as haraam? I would like to have the answer ...
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Is it haram to keep pets?

Is it haram to keep pets in your house? I know that if you have a dog in your house then the angels may not enter you house but what about other pets such as cats?
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Is white sugar haram due to containing animal bone?

White sugar contains animal bone which is responsible for the white color. That bone may not be a halal (if the animal may be killed as per the Islamic law). So is sugar haram or halal?
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How one can go close to stranger with intention of marriage?

As looking/meeting stranger females is haram and one cannot go for relation with any unmarried. If one's parents are not serious about child's marriage. How can one search and come close to a suitable ...
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What is brocade?

I know that, as a man, I am banned from wearing various forms of clothing. According to a relevant fatwa on IslamQA, brocade is one such forbidden based on the following hadith: narrated by al-...
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Are arcades considered haram?

Asalam wa alakum, well my close friend is celebrating her birthday party, and we are going to the arcades(you know where you pay to play games, then you win a prize and there is also bowling there) so ...
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Is smoking shisha/pipe haram?

Islam mentions every intoxicant as haram. But I do not feel intoxicated by smoking shisha because the water in the base tends to absorb tobacco. So is smoking shisha/pipe haram?
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Accepting money from non-muslims for charity

I have a doubt with getting money from non-muslims. Me and my friends just started a group ( a charity group to help and feed poor people in our area). Some of my non-muslim friends also have much ...
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Can one give riba to their poor sibling?

If we have siblings who are NOT SO financially fit and need extra help in terms of money then in that case can one sibling being financially sound give his/her riba to the other sibling?
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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 'forbidding the halal and allowing the haram' in Islam considered shirk?

Can you provide hadith and Quran verses to support your answer. A lot of people say it is but I have only seen 1 verse in the Quran about it: اتَّخَذُوا أَحْبَارَهُمْ وَرُهْبَانَهُمْ أَرْبَاباً ...
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Is it sinful if we develop a mental image of Allah when we talk about Him?

Islam instructs us not to give image to Allah in order to represent Him. Usually it's the case that when you you talk about someone or something you develop a mental image of him. Same could happen ...
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Is drawing an imagined person haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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Is it correct to name the child as 'Nabi' or 'Rasul'?

We'd already had a discussion about the meanings of these words - Nabi and Rasul. I'm seeing some muslim people having these words in their name, for example Rasul Muhammad Muhammd Nabi Yusuf Nabi ...
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Are Centrum Tablets allowed in Islam (Halal or Haram)?

Some of the Centrum tablets are made from vitamins of pork it says on their official website. I want to know if they can be used for medical treatment for a better health or not? If not, and there is ...
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Is eating at a restaurant that sells alcohol impermissible?

If you, nor anyone you are with drinks alcohol but you are still paying a seller of alcohol (by buying food, non-alcoholic drinks etc) is that permissible?
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Is it permissible to just listen to the sound of porn?

Would it be halal if I just listened to it without masturbating or fantasizing about it? Please mention verses from Quran and Hadith, not just your personal opinion.
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What to do with money earned as a musician performing gigs at venues which serve alcohol?

I'm a socially conscious musician. I rhyme about things that occur in society in order to bring awareness. I don't swear in my music nor do I encourage anything that is un-islamic, in my lyrics. A lot ...
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Is food containing spirit vinegar halal?

I am not sure if spirit vinegar is halal. I have asked at different mosque and called on Islamic TV shows but each of them have a different view. There is a hadith which mentions that the Prophets ...
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What things can a Muslim not research/ask about?

I have came across few things (like about Allah/God existence, location, why, how, and many things about it) and I am always told that its not good thing to talk about it or its forbidden. Isn't there ...
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Inquiry about source of income, haram or halal

Question is about a gynaecologist who sees patients in her private clinic and takes care of them throughout pregnancy then refer them to a hospital for delivery in turn she gets paid for every patient ...
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Is drinking water while standing haram?

What does Islam say about drinking water while standing? Is it haram or simply not liked ?
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Is sucking on one's own blood halal

Assalamu Alaikum In case if a person gets hurt and bleeds , is it ok to suck on that blood or it is Haram?
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Replying back the greetings from a muslim

I am a non-Muslim . If my muslims friends greets "Assalamualaikum" , would it be haram if i reply with "Waalaikumsalam" ?

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