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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Can a Muslim use a college degree that He / She earned by cheating in some of their Exams?

Assalamu Alaikum to my Brothers in Islam, SCENARIO: A Muslim cheats in the college exams by any means (Copying, Peeking etc) and without cheating he or she couldnt have passed the exam. Because of ...
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Is it a sin to internally believe in paranoid delusions about those I interact with, if I don't act upon them?

Within a few sinful years I spent, I took psychedelics and since then, I have had paranoid delusions of persecution that 98% of the people I interact with are being paid or threatened by an ...
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Taking back what's mine but by stealing

Someone stole all of my money from me and I know who it is but I don't have proof because I witnessed it with my own eyes. Is it okay to take back exactly the same amount that he stole from me?...
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Ruling on working in a logistic/shipping service company

So i've been working in this company that ships goods/documents, I receive the goods, weight the goods and receive the payment/shipping fees from the customer, but the things is the company has ...
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Benefit vs. Harm with haram action

Salam, When it comes to a haram action, if the benefits to one’s seen outweigh the harm, would it be permissible? More specifically, if one needs to commit one deceptive/dishonest action and as a ...
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Is drop shipping business halal?

Is drop shipping business halal? People in a drop shipping business sell the product at a higher price than the original price. Because, the product I am selling is not in my inventory and I not the ...
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Is a boar hair beard brush permitted?

I've noticed the brushes for beard hair (and shaving to apply foam/gel if you decided to shave!) is made from boar (pig) hair. Can we use these?
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Can men wear jewelry?

Back then men used to wear jewelry and even skirts (things that are seen as female-associated now), but aren't these things just social gender norms that people themselves have created over time? So ...
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Can A M21 Hollow Point ammo hunter eat his meat in Islam?

Situation M21 (308.Winchester Semi-Auto) Hollow Point ammo Deer Headshot (Insta-Death) Can a Muslim do that ? Would that be helal to eat ?
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Is it allowed to use utensils which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it?

I want to know that can I use a utensil which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it? If it is forbidden then why?
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Is a tournament with an entry fee and first- and second-prize money gambling?

My friends invited me to participate in a football tournament (FIFA) competition. A participant will have to pay 200 taka (less than $US 3) for entering. The winner will get 600 taka and the runner up ...
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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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If someone spent some money from amanat (trust)?

Suppose a person, have amanat (money) of another person. Now, what is the islamic ruling regarding "if he/she spent some money from it, considering if the one whose amanat he/she has, asks for that, ...
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Is using fake details online allowed?

Is using fake details online allowed? Sometimes companies ask for unnecessary information such as your phone number and sometimes they don't even need your name. Can I just put some fake details? ...
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Is getting into the actuarial profession haram or halal?

I haven't seen this posted anywhere in this forum. Is getting into the actuarial profession halal or haram? Please elaborate on your reasons. I want to know because I graduated from an actuarial ...
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Is buying/selling signals (trade suggestions) halal?

Well the signals are predictions made by professionals or not normal people in the trading field (people rating them will determinate that). So when someone is well rated he can sell his signals for ...
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Is it permissible to make shabih(replica) of taboot (bier), zari and a'lam(Islamic flag)?

Shias (mostly in South-Asian countries) make replicas of taboot (biet), zari, zuljana and a'lam (Islamic flag) during Muharram processions. From where has this practice started and is it allowed in ...
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Is smoking herbs halal?

Is it halal to smoke herbs? It does not contain any tobacco or marijuana. Thank you in advance.
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Can I keep a marker whose owner I can't find?

One of a seminar speakers in our university, gave me a marker and told me an office at some place and asked me to return it to them. When I looked for that place, I could not find it. What should ...
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Is it haram to work for a company whose major shareholders are banks?

The company itself is a tech company and public. I found out that their largest shareholders are all banks. I am a software developer and consider the company to apply for this position. Is it haram ...
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Is changing lip colour haram?

I've heard from sources that you can change somethings about yourself for temporarily or it has to be a slight adjustment so does changing lip colour apply to these.
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Is doing facial exercises to obtain dimples considered changing the creation of Allah?

Assalamualaikum everyone! I’ve been doing some facial exercises lately: I don’t naturally have dimples but because of those exercises I’m getting dimples. Is this considered changing the creation of ...
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Clarity regarding Aq Al-Walidayn

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I want to know if for example, (1) your mother told you to put the milk on the fridge, and you don't do it because you're too tired, is this Aq Al-Walidayn? (2)...
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How to convert from Shia to Sunni?

Greetings brothers and sisters, I've looked all over for the answers to this question yet I'm still confused and have not come to a conclusion. I am to marry a Muslim man, and I am Sunni Muslim but ...
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Unmarried males reducing sexual passion by fasting

It seems to me that a pious male teenager or adult should be satisfied and patient with the feeling he gets from nocturnal emissions (wet dreams) which are normal and not sinful. If he wants this ...
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does prohibited act inside conscious dreaming (Lucid dreaming) is haram?

A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming.According to wikipedia. i read also there is low and high lucid dream. in low state the dreamer is conscious but the ...
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Can I advertise for non-halal products?

I’m making a website to advertise for hotels, restaurants, POIs etc. Each place has to pay a fee to advertise. What I want to know is if I can have adverts for non-halal places on the website if they ...
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Is it haram to make art to make a living?

Basically I'm a student and my lifestyle is too busy and lacking the transportation for a part-time regular job. I want to do something I'm good at, but from home. Where I can be my own 'boss' to make ...
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Praying terrible things for a terrible person

I am 19 years old. 3 years ago, I was harassed by a man (I'm a woman) at a concert. I know going to a concert is haram and I regret it, so please don’t say anything on that. The guy was a lot older ...
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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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Can a muslim woman marry someone else if she had committed zina in a former illegal relationship?

I'm asking this question on behalf of a sister in Islam. She was in an illegitimate relationship in which she committed zina and is now highly regretful. What she wants to know is can she still ...
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Is donating blood or bone marrow forbidden in Islam?

Is donating blood or bone marrow forbidden in Islam? If yes then why and are there any scientific proof?
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Is it haram to continue watching a movie/series after it shows something offensive about Islam?

If for I watch a show or a movie which has a line which is offensive about our religion or any scene which we shouldn't see. Is it haram for me to watch the rest of the seasons or the movie even ...
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Are mixed gender business Meetings Haram

I have a meeting for work this friday but I am a male and my boss is a female. I am going to lose my job if i dont go. i am 23 and my boss is 59. Is it haram to go?
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After having pirated software on my computer, is it forever haram?

I pirate and I watch pornographic materials. Before you say, yes, I regret my actions and am trying to change myself. I have been told that my laptop (thus my OS and everything in it) is haram only ...
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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 I make use of the food and utensils my ex-roommate left behind?

I had a roommate who moved out recently but left foodstuff and cooking utensils behind. Is it permissible for me to make use of the utensils and eat of the food? Because otherwise it would get spoilt ...
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Is an investment where I receive returns for a period of time halal?

I recently made an investment but now am uncertain if the returns are halal. Below is the agreement between me and the company. I invested a sum of money for a project in India and have a stake in a ...
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Is concealing information about a product considered lying?

I am selling a product which has a special addition to it which is not available elsewhere; for that a customer is willing to pay extra money. However, what he does not know is that special feature ...
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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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Making game characters (based on real people in history) for an educational game; is it Halal?

I am a game artist. I make different types of characters for a game. Our team is willing to make a battleground game where gamers can learn about history by playing this game. If I make different ...
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Can I get a photograph kissing my husband?

I am married for about a month now and I have a very loving husband. We live abroad our country and we have a big house. In our country kissing in public is normal and there are many photographers who ...
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Winning meal by betting is halal or haram

My question is that my two friends betting on something, loser will pay all expenses of the meal, I want to know is this meal is haram for me or not, and if it is haram and I pay my payment for meal ...
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I don’t want to have children, is it haram?

I’m getting to the stage of my life where I’m starting to think about marriage. However, with marriage comes the topic of children. I for one don’t want children and won’t change my mind - I am ...
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Will my earnings halal if I use a computer that ever used to do something haram?

Assalamu alaikum I want to make money online with my computer that I used to watch porn, play online gambling, and other haram things. So, will my earnings halal?
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Is dropshipping halal?

I just wanted to know if dropshipping business is halal. I found a video on youtube by Sheikh Assim al Hakeem who says that dropshipping is not permissible. Other than that, I did not find any other ...
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Is it permissible for a brother to lie in sister's laps

I'm confuse about this matter. I want to know if it is permissible for a brother to lie his head in his sister's laps. Like when we go on long journey, my brother keeps a cushion on my laps and lie on ...
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Is swearing haram?

I don’t mean swearing AT someone. For example just saying “that’s f’ing great” or “That’s absolutely f’ing abysmal”. Other questions I saw like this didn’t have ample evidence or didn’t answer rhe ...
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I am in an online “relationship “ with a girl but don’t know if it’s halal?

So this new Muslim whom I met online and I plan to marry but we don’t know if it would happen due to fear of my parents not accepting due to culture . We are both young (20 and 18) And would like to ...
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Is it right to measure the deeds we do to Allah and say it to another?

I joined a Ramadan competition recently. They award the winners by measuring the deeds we did to Allah and the person who has the highest points is awarded. Daily they update a form to fill, it ...

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