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 Permissible to Use Dinnerware That Has Gold pattern?

I am planning to buy a dinnerware set for my home and I know that we are not allowed to eat in gold instruments. Below is the description for the item that I am planning to buy: A sophisticated ...
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Does Making And Or Selling Fishing Lures Haram?

Assalaamu'alaikum, I've read about imitating the creation of Allaah is haram. Does making lures like these is considered as imitating the creation of Allaah and is haram?
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Can a weak Muslim country at war with a powerful Muslim country seek help from a powerful non-Muslim country?

Suppose two Muslim countries are at war, one weak country and one powerful country, and the weak one expects to be conquered. Question: Can a weak Muslim country at war with a powerful Muslim country ...
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Getting shares from a company that sells alcohol along with other food items

My husband works in an online food ordering company in kuwait. This is absolutely halal food.but last year this company was bought by a German company.now my husband gets his salary from halal company ...
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If a wife marries an already married man knowing he cannot do justice between his wives, is she blameworthy?

The Qur'an verse relating to polygyny is: And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you ...
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Is it forbidden to destroy a mosque during times of battle?

In recent news, ISIS is reported to have destroyed the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq. CNN reports: The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ...
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My employer asks me to charge his customer for more hours than I put in; am I earning haram this way?

My employer wants to charge his customer more hours than he's having me put in. I'm asked to submit more hours than I'm putting in. In case the customer asks I'm supposed to lie. Am I earning haram ...
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Is it a sin to hide a halal marriage, denying it in public?

I have been secretly married to a man for a year now. We cannot disclose our marriage because the parents of my husband would not approve of it. Is it a sin to hide the nikkah and deny it in public ...
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Why is Music considered forbidden in Islam when it is not in the previous revelations given to the Jews and Christians?

All of the holy books that came before the Qur'an are clear that the malaikah (angels) sing, the most beautiful music such as cannot even be imagined by the human ear. These verses have been confirmed ...
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Is unnecessarily staying in a more expensive hotel and charging it to my employer a sin?

My work usually pays for my accommodation as I travel. Ordinarily, I stay in the cheapest possible place (e.g. backpackers), but sometimes I stay in more expensive places even though it's not ...
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Are transactions using credit cards haram?

Is it haram or halaal to transfer money using a credit card?
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Is my work haram given that I write software which has an “insurance” field?

I work as a programmer for a shipping company. My job requires me to create a program which contains fields like "shipper's name", "address", etc. Also there are fields which provides information ...
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Is working on coporate finance like budgeting and forecasting halal or haram?

is working on corporate finance like capital budgeting, financial analysis, finance forecasting is permitted in islam. is it halal or haram?
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Is selling alcohol-based tinctures haram?

I am in the process of establishing a business, which will offer products for health, body and beauty. The items that I plan to offer includes but are not limited to herbs, vitamins, organic food, ...
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Is using pictures in an App that generates profit halal?

I'm working on a news App (Tech News) that shows some pictures with the feeds, mostly pictures of products but sometimes pictures of people show up and I'm planning to use ads to gain money from the ...
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Is Renting a property Haram if the rent agreement contains Riba?

The question is not about whether renting is lawful or not. The question is about the terms and conditions that come in every rental contract, and these are: If the rent remains unpaid for over 14 ...
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Can two girls who love each other be together without marriage nor physical relations?

I'm an unmarried Muslim girl and I love another girl. We don't have any physical relation but we love each other like a boyfriend and girlfriend. We have decided we will never marry any boy and we ...
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Is it haram to withhold beneficial advice?

I have a friend who messaged me his approach when in an interview process for a certain academic program that accepts multiple students. He is technically competition, and his approach is weak and has ...
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Sharing videos in website is halal or haram?

Assalam-0-Aliakum . I am a Blogger and i want to start a news website where i will provide recent talk shows, debates, and information about Politics. Is sharing such type of content halal or haram ? ...
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Collecting Transformers and Anime figures haram?

I used to collect Transformers figures (not posters, just figures) since 2007 till 2010. Now, I want to return back to collecting them when I have rented a new house (Insha'Allah), when attending the ...
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Is providing digital signage for a restuarant which sells alcohol, bacon, etc., haram?

I have a question regarding digital signage. I have a Company which provides digital signage solution to customers. I provide them with complete software and hardware solutions. I have one customer ...
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Is it haram to tie a tiny knot around your finger to remember something constantly so that it becomes habit?

Is it haram to tie a tiny knot around your finger or wear a rubber band around your hand solely for the reason of trying to remember something constantly so that it becomes habit? For example: A man ...
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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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Are app-based reward programs halal?

There is an app called Giftiz which rewards you with points for downloading apps. In order to get the points, you just have to launch the app or pass a certain level, get a certain score, etc. My ...
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Is “uff” to parents haram even if it wasn't said to them?

Is saying "uff" to parents haram but if you said it because, for example, they confused you so you used "uff" because you were confused, is that also haram?
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I've been drawing human drawings for a long time, what should I do with them and how should I dispose of them?

I'm always drawing "humans" as a stress reliever and there are TONS of drawings that I made. I want to get rid of them but someone told me that just throwing them won't do any difference since they're ...
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What is right and what is wrong?

I'm from Asian country. I don't know whether our traditions is the same or not. But I need to make sure what is actual bidaah? I learned Quran in my language 3 years ago. I convert as muslim after ...
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if i learn something using a pirated software, is using the knowledge haram?

I was stressed on this for weeks. If I'm learning something using a pirated software, I'll use that knowledge someday. Maybe I'll make money with the knowledge. Will that money become haram?
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1 kg Seed given, 2 kg food returned. Halal or Haram?

To improve production we are distributing certified seeds to farmers and they are required to return 2 kg of grain after harvest. This grain will be sold and used to buy certified seed again which is ...
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Is it permissible to make a vow to commit an action that would violate the law of the land?

The question is, is it permissible to make an oath to commit an action that would violate the law of the country he (the person who took the oath) lives in?
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Is subliminal affirmation to enhance the mind haram?

If I'm listening a subliminal affirmation for enhancing intelligence and all the affirmation in it are listed clearly and are not against Islam, will it be harram?
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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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Is luwak coffee, involving coffee cheries partly digested by a small catlike animal, halal or haram?

Kopi luwak... refers to the coffee that includes part-digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the [Asian palm civet]... a small catlike animal. ... Kopi luwak is produced mainly on the ...
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Are clip-in human hair or synthetic hair extenions halal? (Hanafi opinion)

I have seen many people recently who have started wearing clip-in extensions for 1/2 hours for a family evening out. I am hanafi so I wanted to know the hanafi point of view for clip in hair ...
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Can I lie to prevent an argument?

So my friend called me yesterday but I didn’t feel like talking. She got mad this morning and I told her I was sleeping and didn’t see her call and she said that she saw me online on Facebook. Can I ...
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Is staying alone with a girl haram in all situations?

For example, if someone in school got in trouble and he got sent to the (female) counselor's room, and there is no person but the counselor and the boy in the room, would he be sinning in this case ...
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Is drawing cartoon portraits of humans in Photoshop prohibited In Islam?

Is it lawful in Islam to draw cartoon portraits of humans in Photoshop? This is made using a computer. I am learning to make cartoon portraits of people, as many people love their portraits and ask ...
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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 spinal marrow haram to consume?

I've heard some people claim that spinal marrow or spinal cord is haram to eat. Is this claim true and what is the basis for this?
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I kept eating for 1 minute extra after sehri time ended

Assalam o Alaikum I was doing my sehri in other room and thought sehri ending timing was 4:54 and it was actually 4:48. and i kept eating till 4:49. By brother told me that time has ended when he saw ...
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Can I take my medication while fasting?

I have strep throat and I need to take medication for it. Does it break my fast if I take the medication? I dont want to give my family strep throat, but I also don’t want to break my fast. I have to ...
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Can I wear this hoodie?

Can I wear a hoodie like this and pray ?
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How does being in relationship makes it haram?

My question is, is being in a relationship fine if there is nothing haram in it but just a tag. We do nothing haram, nor meet but it's just that there's this relationship tag. Also please let me know ...
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How can a Muslim know if they are a hypocrite or a sinner?

I have been praying and reading the Quran but I’m worried that I might be a hypocrite. I found out what that means a while ago and how bad the punishments are, and I’m scared because I fit some of its ...
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Is crypto future trading halal or haram?

I recently started exploring crypto and noticed that exchange like Binance.com offers future trading on their platform. So I want to know if this is halal or haram? Binance clearly mentioned in their ...
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Use company's products which supports LGBT rights

Can i use IT product (e.g. software, programming languae) a company which supports LGBT rights?
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Ruling on animated characters

Is it permissable to look at animated female characters who are dressed properly ( I mean decently dressed though their hair is open) ???
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is it haram to prove the world that you are worthy by becoming successful one day

I am a student and I've been going through a lot in my life(mental illness) and i have the worst reputation( a very dumb and lazy kid) and now i have the feeling in my mind to prove everyone wrong by ...
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Eating with those who are eating and drinking haram

I live in a foster family of non-muslims/ non-mahrams and they eat haram and drink haram and I am a Muslim. But there are my two sisters and brother there. My question is if they are drinking and ...
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Is it haram to laugh at big chungus?

Salam alaikum, this question seems weird but listen to my story. Every day after coming back from school I look at an image of big chungus and laugh hysterically for around 15min, it's the only time ...

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