Questions tagged [islamic-basis]

Use this tag for those questions which seek to find what, if any, basis a common practice or belief has in Islamic fundamentals, or if it is just a cultural tradition (e.g. "folk Islam").

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Understanding the recent incident over Nupur Sharma statement from authentic & religious people in this group [duplicate]

Gist of the issue: Regarding the nupur sharma incident, it is said she just mentioned what was in the Quran. So if that's the case then why there's so much backlash? What was wrong from her part? ...
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Are the pillars of islam same from times of adam?

There are many instances in Quran and ahadith which mention earlier prophets prayed, gave zakah, did hajj. prayers and zakaat. Quran 19:30-34. Hajj. Quran 22:27. The first pillar was always the same . ...
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Can we question about topic in Quran? I mean publicly scholars would say Islam is all about questions bt when we ask they say accept what is written

For eg Beating of wives is not acceptable..but when i question it they would give me answers unacceptable. Similarly women not allowed to marry non muslim men when we question it they say accept what ...
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When are you allowed to remove yourself & children from oppressive relatives?

I have been subjected to almost 17 years of systematic abuse by all members of my wife’s family including her brother in law. They have finally been brave enough to abuse & humiliate me in front ...
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The Asbab Al-Nuzul (Historical Background) of Surah 4:157

Does anyone know the historical background behind 4:157, and if so can you link a source w/ the Arabic? Thanks!
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Company of the Faithful

Is "The Company of the Faithful" a proper way of refering to the world-wide Muslim community? Are there other such apellatives?
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Does Islam allow the sale of Muslim real estate to a Jew?

In Israel, Hamas doesn't allow Palestinians to sell their houses to Jews. I'm wondering if this is based on Islam. CORRECTION: it’s the PA that doesn’t allow sale to Jews.
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A Wali for an Ismalic Nikkah

Why Guardianship in the case of marriage only belongs to the male relatives on the father’s side? why male relatives on the mother and others excluded? are there any verses in the Quran or any ...
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Direct and indirect qurnic names

I need clarification on direct and indirect quranic names, please elaborate. I selected name Anaya for baby girl from indirect quranic names but i am not sure is it right selection? As i saw at other ...
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'Intellect' - is it a matter of the heart or brain in Islam?

This may sound like a very philosophical question but my only concern is to understand what Islam says about intellect. With so many Quranic verses and Hadith mentioning the importance of having a ...
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Uttering a kufr statement [duplicate]

If a person utters a kufr statement without knowing that it is a kufr statement, but realizes later that it was a kufr statement, Does it take him out of the fold of islam?
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Leasing car which has fixed apr

I found this article but it doesn't answer my question as I am looking to get the car leased but at the end of term, I would like to pay the remaining amount and buy it so I own it in the end. It is ...
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What will happen if a Muslim doesn't wants to follow the five pillars of Islam?

If a person who is either born in or converted to Islam, doesn't want to follow the fundamentals (five pillars e.g Imaan, Namaz, Roza, Zakat, and Hajj) of Islam, then what will happen, what our ...
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Is "Zamharir" a part of Jahanam?

I recently came across a concept that one of the punishment in Hell is a very cold place called Zamharir. But I'm unable to find any supporting Hadiths with a valid sanad. Please guide.
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Do i need husbands permission to work

Salaam, I have been dishearnted with Islam's take on working women. Why does a women need the husband's permission to work and wear is the stipulated clear proof that husband's have the right to ...
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Is it haram to have attractiveness as a criteria when marrying someone?

Assalamu Alaikum. So I have a question regarding attraction in Islam. Is it haram, when you’re seeking and wishing to marry someone, to have sexual attraction as a criteria? Because, and this is just ...
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Will Allah forgive me

Aoa, I am a 16 year old boy and for the past 2 years I had been addicted to masturbation and pornography but at first I didn't know it was haram, when I got to know I tried to reduce it and repent but ...
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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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Is there any reference in the Quran (or any other Islamic Literature) about the divinity of humans as referenced in Psalms 82:6?

In the TaNaK/Christian old testament there is a Psalm that references the children of The Supreme One/Most High GOD as being divine: Psalms 82:6 אֲנִי-אָמַרְתִּי, אֱלֹהִים אַתֶּם; וּבְנֵי ...
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Doubts of purity and impurity

Asalamu alaykum. I have this problem with doubts that I would like to clarify. Whenever I wash myself either after urinating or passing stool. The water from private part drips on either my foot or my ...
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is it haram to lie about my age in surveys

Assalam Alaikum, Im 17 years old (i will be turning 18 in may 2021). I would like to ask if 1)it is haram to lie about my age on surveys and websites as such because they have an age restriction. I am ...
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Is drawing human is haram in islam without selling purpose or intention of compete with Allah?

Drawing is just my hobby. After drawing I like to store them in my closet. I heard that drawing human is haram because it can lead to worshipping and it also means copying Allah's creation. But I don’...
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what is the correct shahada in Islam?

I am really confused. What is the correct way of saying shahada. Ashadu all or Ashadu an la. Please answer with some evidence ASAP. I mean what is the begiining. Ashadu an la or ashadu al
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Is it allowed in Islam to see a person you love? [closed]

In 2018, when I gave my first interview I fell in love at first sight with the person who was taking interview without any wrong intentions. Let me tell you one thing here that I used to be a very ...
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Is this permissible?

I wanted to ask about the ruling on reading the question and answers on this or any Islamic qa website is it permissible or is it spying?. Thank you
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Can a homosexual practicing Muslim still enter paradise?

I know for a fact that every Muslim whomsoever has the Shahada on their tongue will enter paradise. Would that also mean that a Muslim who is in a haram gay relationship/marriage and continues to ...
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What exactly does washing mean in Islam?

In Islam, in order to purify an impure object or area, it can be washed. Does this mean diluting the impurity until you cannot taste it, smell it, or see it's color? Or does it mean using water to ...
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Since I am a videographer I have a question

would it be haram for me to film events such as weddings or places where alcohol is consumed and music played if I don't take part?
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Will clothes be impure due to pre-cum

If a couple had foreplay and nothing happened, the male had some sticky dripping on the pajamas (not sperm) , will he need to have ghusal? Here I am talking about anything of foreplay or touching but ...
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Is it haram to let my wifes parents visit with their dog?

Assalamualeikum. Is it haram to let my wifes family visit us with their dog(pet). (Her father is a nonmuslim) and they cant visit without The dog (because they cannot let it stay Home alone). It is my ...
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is karma really works in islam?

is karma really works in our life? my background is hindu, i like to get to know all the religion. normally hindu people believes "karma". i am also really scared for "karma". Do ...
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Why is it believed that a Muslim will eventually get out of hell?

To best of my knowledge, according to the most common interpretation, if a person is assigned to hell in the afterlife, he will stay there forever except if he's a Muslim. It's believed that, a Muslim ...
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Where in Quran it's specified that a person can will one-third of their assets for charity?

I read that a person can not ask for more than one-third of their assets to be spent on charity in their will, and the remaining two-third should be divided according to Quran's laws. But I can't find ...
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Why do Muslims believe God is in literal up direction?

I read an article on a website called islamqa where they were giving several reasons of how God is in upward direction i.e when Muslims pray, they lift their hands upward or when something bad happen, ...
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Why a muslim woman cannot get married to a non-muslim man while a muslim man is allowed to get married to a non-muslim? [duplicate]

I am curious about why there is a restriction on women to not to get married with a non-muslim man while it is totally okay for a muslim man to get married to a non-muslim woman. It is also quite ...
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What is "Nusrat"?

In Quran there are ayah which say that Allah gives "Nusrat" to the prophets and muminoons. What is the meaning of "Nusrat" in Qur'an and Islam? What is the definition of it?
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Is there any specific narration from the Prophet pertaining to swimming? [duplicate]

There are various sites that insist on the virtue of swimming by attributing it to the Sunnah. I like to know the truth about this matter in regards to what the Prophet actually said. I know that: ...
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Wisdom And Theory Behind Muhammad's (Sallallahu'alayhiwassalam) Marriages With More Than Four Women?

The Qur'an permits Muslim men to marry up to four women. However, Prophet (Sallallahu'alayhiwassalam) was given permission in the Qur'an to marry more than four women in Qur'an 33:50. There are many ...
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Will a person commit sin by killing people who mocked our prophet in non muslim countries?

I know in Islamic state blasphemy, mockery etc is punishable by death.The state will carry out the execution. But what about people doing these things in non Islamic state counties? If a Muslim living ...
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Ruling regarding closing eyes in sujood [duplicate]

I've heard that we should not close our eyes while offering Salah or in sujood. Is it true?
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Did Allah really give us choices to choose for being human or not?

So I wondering… I’ve found one similar question like this on this site and already read the answers that showed up but I don’t quite really satisfied yet. (I’m not quite sure if it’s okay to just put ...
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How do we explain the prophets map?

As I'm reading Quran, I once tried to locate Thamud and 'Ad and Noah and I realized that they were all in the same geographical area that we might call MENA today. Then out of curiosity I googled &...
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Is it recommended to face Qiblah while working?

My father told me to keep a laptop or desktop @Qiblah side & then start working (to get benefits). Are these valid thoughts per Islamic perspective.
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Why do Muslims say that man holds the earth in trust?

In 2015, there was an Islamic Declaration on Climate Change which was organised by a number of Islamic organisations including Islamic Relief Worldwide, Greenfaith and others. This was presented to ...
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is it haram to write about god replying to me like he did moses

I'm writing a book/essay about solving mathematical problems. I write about praying and Allah replying, is this haram? I know for sure that writing about seeing him, or depicting him is wrong but I'm ...
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Mind play music while ghusl

I'm deaf and my mind started to play music while I was doing ghusl and this is what I'm struggling with now. I'm worried if my ghuls is valid or invalid this always happens to me and it makes me ...
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Are we muslims engaged in tribalism? [closed]

As a muslim born in the ME and lived in the West for years, I have started seeing a pattern. It seems we are highly engaged in tribalism; we are not racist, we are not sexists, but we are very well ...
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Is it permisable to work in a company which supports LGBT rights?

salam alaykum dear community, I am an IT student a while ago a company contacted me and asked for a small discussion about future positions in this company. So i agreed and after i agreed i saw on ...
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Comment on a hadith by Aischa r.a where Umar r.a wanted from the wives of the prophet to veil themselve

Salam alaykum, i would like to hear your opinion on this following hadith which i found on a website: It was narrated from ‘Aa’ishah that the wives of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be ...
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Is the narrator "Maslama bin Abdullah bin Urwa" the same person who is "Maslama bin Abdullah Juhani"?

Maslamah bin Abdullah bin Urwa is a narrator who is found in Tabaqat al-Kubra 2/271 here:- al-maktaba.org/book/9351/2582#p1 A similar narrator with a slightly different name is also mentioned in Sunan ...
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