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 for a non-Muslim to perform Muslim prayers?

I am a non-Muslim. I have interest in Islam. I am curious to know if a non-Muslim perform Muslim prayers, is it considered as Haram?
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Is it halal to give commission or gifts to clients to get contracts?

I have a client who has asked for commission from our company in order to give us the yearly contract for their hospital systems maintenance. If I don't give it to him, then he will definitely ...
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Is ear piercing permissible?

Islam doesn't allow to change the features created by Allah like removing the face hairs, creating a space between tooth artificially to look beautiful.- Bhukhari I have some questions under this ...
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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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Can I draw living creatures just for art?

Can I draw living creatures just for art? I was thinking about making a comic book. I am not trying to perfect or copy Allah's creation or anything.
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Is it okay to use makeup in front of one's husband and mehrams, women and children?

Some people say not all brands of makeup are halal, is that true? Is it okay to use any brand of makeup in front of one's husband one's mehram women children ?
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Masturbating while thinking of someone

If I am very hot and horny (sorry for language) and I want to have sex with somebody. Instead of this to stop myself for doing zinaa I'm going to masturbate. According to fiqh it is better to do the ...
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Is it permissible to conduct research on homosexuality?

Is it permissible to conduct research on homosexuality, its cause and try to formulate a psychological cure for it? Conducting research on homosexuality would indirectly means that we actually ...
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Are my fasts accepted if I kept them without doing sehri?

While I was in college I had kept most of my ramazan fast without doing the sehri (the eating session before the fajr adhan and keeping of the fast). Questions: Are my fasts valid and accepted if I ...
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Is it permissible to take on a loan with interest if the interest is paid up front?

I understand interest is Haram. My question is as follows: I want to lease a car (for 3 years) that has interest % but the company is offering me to calculate 3 years of interest and contribute/pay ...
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Is earning from freelance writing for a sports arena which includes haram things halal?

I'm doing a freelance job to earn enough to buy a laptop to help me with my studies. My freelance writing job includes me writing about a sports arena in the US which include all sorts of haram ...
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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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Are “stacker” arcade games which give prizes considered haram?

Yesterday I went to the arcade with my wife, and they had a game whereby you have to stack up a series of blocks. These blocks will move horizontally across the screen. The blocks need to be placed on ...
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If a cow was found dead, is it halal to eat?

Let’s say a cow died with no visible sign that she was attacked by an animal or snake and is likely the cause of heart attack. Or a sheep dies because she tangles her neck in the room and as a result ...
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Can a Muslim cook pork?

If someone asks for my help to cook something that has pork, can I help this person? I'm not going to eat, just going to help cook the food.
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I exchanged some money for another country's money, Can I use that money? [duplicate]

Recently, I got a 10 AUD banknote from someone and as a courtesy, bought him coffee(costing me more than 10 AUD) In another instance, i got 50 Mexican Pessos from someone and again as a courtesy, I ...
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Education consultant earnings are halal or not?

I am an education consultant. I make admissions of students in the colleges of their choices and charge them money of which all the money goes to the concerned college and I get only a small amount....
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Replacing old Ramadan days

Salam brother or sister I was going to ask you some questions about masturbation during ramadan, you see last year I miss 10 days due to my addiction to masturbation and I thought it was ok until now ...
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Test Tube babies

There are various methods in Assisted reproductive technology i.e. IUI, IVF, ICSI and further variances of ICSI. It is stated here that The Islamic community, after the fatwa on ART by Gad El-Hak ...
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Is my salary halal given that it's paid from an account which mixes money earned from a bar?

I'm working in a golf club as a security supervisor. There is a bar in the golf club, but I'm not at all involved. However, the golf club makes money from landscape, the bar and from golfing. At the ...
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Are syncretic adaptations of folk practices forbidden?

I come from the Balkans and I have been curious about a certain folk practice among the Muslims of that region: it could be translated as "rinsing of fears". It is usually performed on young ...
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Is my salary Halaal or Haram

Let us say I am an employee and the type of work I do is Halal. Means, I have sold my 8 working hours to my employer for doing the halal work and getting paid for this. Now what if I don't do my ...
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Would burial in a cemetery skyscraper be accepted?

Interested to see how something like this: http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/12/5204974/skyscraper-cemetery-design-in-norway would be accepted for Muslim burial. Would burial in such a place be ...
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Are songs without musical instruments haraam?

I know singing with musical instruments is haraam. Also songs with words in them that go against the teachings of Islam are also haraam. But what about songs without any bad message or any instruments,...
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Is masturbation allowed for medical purposes [closed]

We know istimna is haraam in Islam. But there is a certain medical condition for which sometimes doctors prescribe the patients to do that regularly. Now I was wondering, say a person had a wife who ...
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Fixed return of invested money in manufacturing plant

Assalam, I had invested money in oil manufacturing plant where the owner gives me fixed return on invested money. The agreement is working since three years. Is it halal to accept that income ...
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Is earning as a cabin crew halal if serving alcohol and haram food is avoided?

I'm a male and considering to work as a cabin crew, the problem is, usually the cabin crew has to serve alcohol and non-halal food. So what if I could avoid serving alcohol to the customers -- ask the ...
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Is liking an image haraam?

My question is a hypothetical one. Consider this scenario: An artist draws an image of a cat, which looks very cute but does not look like any real cat exactly. Now that is haraam obviously. Now ...
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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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Is it permissible for Muslim men/women to modify or set their eye brows?

Can I please have references for whether modifying, setting or doing anything with the eye brows for the sole purpose of looking good/better is permissible for our Muslim men/women or not?
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Coexistance of haram and makrooh

Is it possible for a deed, thing, thought etc to be both makrooh and haram at the same time? Background.
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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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Are we permitted to attribute things to Allah's will?

Does we simple people sin when we attribute things with Allah’s will? Some examples are: A man dies right after his wife confessed that she had an abortion because they did not want to have any more ...
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Can we eat in restaurants that are not run by Muslims and do not have some sort of halal certification? [duplicate]

What is the Islamic ruling on eating in restaurants that are not run by Muslims and do not have some sort of Halal certification? (I ask because in traditional Judaism one generally may not eat in ...
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Are earnings from developing software which includes selling adult ebooks haram?

Last week, I got a job in which the client asked me to develop an eCommerce site where the client will be selling online eBooks. He told me that there will be 14 categories of the books. I started ...
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Is it haram to wear a Remembrance Day Poppy?

In the UK, Remembrance Day is a day which one pays respect to soldiers who died in the two world wars and others. In the weeks leading up to this day, it is customary to wear a (fake) poppy on one's ...
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Are skulls / skull images haraam

Is it haraam to keep shapes of skulls in the house? My father doesn't like that my telephone looks like a skull. I want to know if there's any hadith or Qur'aan verse that speaks against this. I know ...
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Is doing a course and pursuing a career in Algorithmic Trading halal or haram?

I want to do a course in Algorithmic Trading. The course itself does not talk about interest (Riba), but the applications of Algorithmic Trading may consider Riba as one of the factors. Is it ...
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Does pollution render activities haram?

Nowadays, many tasks inevitably result in some degree of pollution. Transportation, be it driving cars, having non-local food shipped internationally, or even flying to Mecca to perform Hajj, is a ...
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is weed haram if it brings u closer to islam [duplicate]

Is smoking weed haram, if it makes you think wiser and closer to islam. When I smoke weed I become a different person, a better person. I have more patience, more understanding; which makes it way ...
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What is the definition of gambling in islam

I know gambling is 100% Haram. But other things become gambling. And i use general rule that anything that is based on chance of something random due to which i'll gain or lose is Haram. but then ...
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Aren't nasheeds a serious waste of time?

In fact, I think that it has become an "art form," a way to spend (waste?) time listening to "halaal" music. I have even seen nasheed singers sing nasheeds in a rock concert-like atmosphere, with ...
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Is a marketing activity that involves contributing one's participation for a chance to win a prize gambling?

I know about purchasing something for a prize (Are products which offer a chance for free gifts permissible?), but what about you instead actually engage in promotion with the business? For example, ...
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Is lucid dreaming haram? [closed]

As defined by Wikipedia a lucid dream is… …any dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming. The phenomenon had also been referred to by Greek philosopher Aristotle who had ...
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Marriage with brother's foster sister

It is stated that the foster relations are treated like blood relations in the following hadith. Narated By Amra bint 'Abdur-Rahman : That 'Aisha the wife of the Prophet told her uncle that once, ...
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Can a woman marry a man her mother milk-fostered?

Consider the following Condition If there are two women(sisters) let we name 'A' and 'B'. Woman A has three sons and woman B has two daughters.Woman B gave milk to woman A's first son. Question : Is ...
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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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Is it halal to use gold phones for men?

There are some electronics like iPhone 5(S), were made of gold. Is it halal to use them for men? My general question is, Is it permitted on Islam for men to use gold products(not as a jwell)? It ...
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Is graphology and handwriting analysis permitted?

I want to ask, is graphology or handwriting analysis is permitted in Islam? Here's the definition from Wikipedia: Graphology is the pseudoscientific study and analysis of handwriting, especially ...
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Is it permissible to make a charitable donation in advance knowing that interest amount will be credited in my bank at the end of year?

Is it ok to make charity today (ie. in advance) knowing that exact interest amount that shall be credited in my bank account at the end of year?

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