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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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Wudhu with wet hands/face

Is your wudhu vali if your face or hands are a little wet before? Can you do wudhu with wet hands or face?
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Describing your problems in details

Is there anything wrong if you converse with Allah for hours by explaining him your problems in the minimest detail. I mean explaining to him in the minimest details the passing blasphemest thoughts ...
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Why lying on the belly is forbidden in Islam?

In Islam lying on the belly or lying with your belly down is forbidden. Why is that so? Why sleeping with the belly down is forbidden? What is the narration forbidding that?
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If you are invited in a party as a guest and that party contain songs, can you stay there or is it compulsory to leave?

When we are invited in some function like marriage party e.t.c but we have no information about songs that are held in function. When we reached, the singer sing a song in front of us. In that ...
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How is it possible that Muhammad is a prophet (Q 29:27)?

I would like to understand how Muslims reconcile Quran 29:27 and Quran 45:16 with Muhammad being a prophet. Quran 29:27 "We gave him Isaac and Jacob, and placed the Prophethood and the Book in his ...
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Before we were created, Allah asked us do you want to be a angel or want to be a human? and Did Allah ask us personally? Or did he just ask Adam?

Before we were created, Allah asked us do you want to be a angel or want to be a human? and Did Allah ask us personally? Or did he just ask Adam? that we want to be human or angel?
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What is the source for this “deeds transfer” story?

I have been told this story multiple times by Muslims, and I am looking for the source for this story. The story goes something like this: There is a guy with many more bad deeds than a good deeds, ...
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Is this considered as belief in Omens?

A man proceeds to do something, and something negative happens (for eg : he gets hurt or his t shirt tears etc) He takes this as a sign to not proceed to do that particular thing because he takes it ...
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When are souls created according to Islam?

Does Islam teach that souls are eternal to the past? And if so, where is this teaching found? In other words, are souls "pre-eternal" (a term found here) or "past-complete" (a term found here), both ...
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Difference between Riba & intrest

Two types of banking system are available in the commercial business I e conventional banking and islamic. Normally two words Riba and intrest are used for benefits of account holders. What is ...
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How should a Muslim save himself from Satan

We have learned from our childhood that Satan is the worst enemy of Muslims and it drags us towards hell by moving us towards evil ways.At the sametime it stops us to spent our lives according to ...
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Indications of Hazrat Muhammad (P B U H) in Gospels (injeel)

Indications about Hazrat Muhammad (P B U H) are very clear in Gospels. One of them is "Johanna". But my question is, what are the rest of all Gospel books which have such indication ? Thanks...
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What are the differences between miracles and wonder-works (Karamats)?

I have read that only prophets can perform miracles, but I also have heard that Saints and dervishes who are the friends to of Allah can also perform miracles. So What are the differences between ...
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What does Islam say about unintentionally passing a contagious disease that kills someone?

A person is sick but still goes on work.He knows he is somewhat sick,but still goes to work without considering the potential harm he could be doing to the vulnerable ICU patients by going to work ...
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Conditions in wihch ladies not allowed to recite Quran Pak

How many conditions are there in which ladies are not allowed to recite Quran Pak in the light of hadith and any verse about it ?
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Answer the call of prayer(Adan(azan)) for female

When I sit with my papa at the time of azan I noticed he read some kalma after every line of azan . I know its blessing for Muslims. Another thing islam not permit women's to recite azan is Islam gave ...
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Name Effects On Personality

I want to know that is there any effects of name on the personality? I hear that always choose a good name (which has positive meaning).
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Can a bad man stop other people to be bad?

If a man is involved in a sin of any type, can he ask other people to don't do that sin, in other words can a bad man stop others from the same sin?
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Can you give information about Awliya (saints) in Islam? Is it permissbile for Muslims to distribute food to their shrine?

What is the position of Awliya (saints)? Are they alive in their graves. Nowdays people distribute food items in the shrine. Please also define advantages and disadvantages of "wasela" in the light ...
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How many conditions of death in which we call a person shaheed or martyr?

I read about this topic but am.confused that in which condition we call died person is shaheed /martyr or not ? I just want to know about which is declear in hadees or islam.
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If one was bullied their whole life by all kinds of people, and has developed hatred towards those people, does Allah still blame him/her?

If someone is really shy or quiet they are easy to get picked on by others. So if someone or a bunch of people who belittes you constantly for their own sense of humour amongst their friends, or ...
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Is that islam give the permission to women of coeducation? [duplicate]

Is that islam give permission to women of coeducation.If they wear hijab or burka and avoid interaction with males then what islam suggest.
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What is Qunût an-Nawâzil?

What is Qunût an-Nawâzil? I came across this term while reading a book, I have never heard this term before and unfortunately the book barely explained what it was. From what I was able to guess it is ...
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What was the class structure of the Madrasa in history?

Assalamu Alailum to my brothers in Islam, What was the structure of the early Madrasa's in the Islamic world? Did they have separate classrooms? What exactly was the classroom structure of the ...
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Investing in prize bonds is halal in islam [duplicate]

Investing in prize bonds and getting its prize for winning is halal or haram?
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Does Islam like every religion need to be reformed according to the times? [closed]

If so how will this happen if Quran is the Word of God and therefore unchangeable??
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What is the basis for giving meat of qurbani as a gift to relatives and friends?

I've often heard that we should divide the meat of qurbani into three parts. one should be eaten yourself and family one should be given to the poor and one should be gifted to relatives and friends ...
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Names of Days in Islam

I have heard of the names of Islamic months which are: Muharram Safar Rabi-al-Awwal Rabi-al-Thani Jumada-al-Awwal Jumada-al-Thani Rajab Shaban Ramadan Shawwal Zul-Qaadah Zul-Hijjah But the question ...
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What formal, doctrinal guidance is there for how a Muslim should personally respond to deliberate, gratuitous abuse of Islam?

I'm not trying to goad anyone, or start a fight, or pass judgment. I'm asking out of genuine curiosity. Please read accordingly. I seek to learn how Muslims choose their response to deliberate, ...
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Thinking of fiance permissible in islam with out talking to each other

Parents of both the parties have agreed to make nikah after few months. And girl and boy doesn't talk to each other.Alhamdulillah! The question her eis.. can a girl/boy herself/himself imagine a ...
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Is tips halal or haram? [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum! My question is, * Is tips halal or haram? In details, I'm working in a 4* hotel, There are so many guests comes from outside to stay in our hotel, When they arrive in hotel I take ...
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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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Is answering On Islam Stack Exchange can be considered as helping of other Muslims?

I have heared in a video by a scholar that helping a Muslim is good deed than fasting for 1 month , so my question the question and answer we provide here can be considered as help or in that video , ...
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Who built the Kaaba Sharif in Makkah?

Who built the Kaaba Sharif in Makkah? Did Ibrahim alaihi salaam and his son Ismail really build the Kaaba, I mean is it written in the Old Testament (Torah) and the Holy Quran?
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Is it allowed to say thanks and sorry to a person for his favour or your mistakes?

I want to know like some person give me water when I was thirsty , so I thanked Allah for water and thanked the person too , I realised I should not say thanks to a non muslim or muslim I have to say ...
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How should a new Muslim select a “school of thought” in Islam? [duplicate]

As a new Muslim , I am very confused wherever I go for answer of a question answer mention different view from different school of thought and they day to follow the rulings of "School of thought" you ...
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If one finds himself not being able to follow the religion correctly after being guided by ALLAH (SWT) can leaving Islam or suicide be a solution?

From the view of a secretely following muslim , if he find about mistakes and feel depressed as he was not following religion well and he decided to leave ISLAM (AUZUBILLAH) or decide to commit ...
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Some scholars say Muslims who don't pray are not unbelievers, but are executed: on what grounds is this justified?

A Shafi'i fiqh book states: f1.4 A Muslim who holds the prayer to be obligatory but through lack of concern neglects to perform it until its proper time is over has not committed unbelief (dis: ...
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Why does The Reliance of the Traveller highlight 216 liters of water in the context of impurities?

The Reliance of the Traveller, The Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law 'Umdat al-Salik, by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller) states: e1.4 Impure means it is neither ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

At the age of around 20, I was forced to wear hijab by my father. I don't want to wear the hijab just yet, so I've worn it on and off since then. My dad once lectured me, forcing me to wear hijab or ...
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How reliable is the quote “70 sins between you and [Allah] is much lighter than… just one sin between you and the people” by Sufyan al-Thawri?

A WordPress blog makes this quote (citing this source, in Arabic, so I can't read it): وقال سفيان الثوري: إنك أن تلقى الله عز وجل بسبعين ذنباً فيما بينك وبينه أهون عليك من أن تلقاه بذنب واحد فيما ...
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Is it true all sins(even the worst one) are forgiven when a non Muslim accept Islam by heart? [duplicate]

I have heared and also when I was accepting Islam they told me that now "your all past sins are forgiven can anyone tell me any verse from the sunnah or Quran .
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Why is it recommended to perform wudu' when one is angry?

I often hear statements like: "Anger is from Satan" And that one should perform wudu' to calm down from anger. I'd like to learn more about this practice therefore here my questions: Does this ...
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is the film on the story of Islam “The Message” (1976) accurate and permitted? [closed]

I believe there has only been one film "The Message" on the birth of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (saws) and the director used the camera as the Prophet to avoid showing him with an actor. Has there ...
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Does the quran contradicts itself, whom actually are the chosen family/people?

Salam Does the quran contradicts itself concerning thé 4 chosen families ? Because in Surah 3 verse 33 it is said that the fourth chosen family was Imran family while un Surah 19 verse it says that ...
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Does Islam support reincarnation? [duplicate]

Salam, Does Islam support reincarnation? What is your take based on Quran and hadith? Some people based on Quran and hadith argue that Islam supports reincarnation. But it seems to me this ...
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Did Umar (RA) say “… you are no more than a toy in a corner of the house …” to his wife?

I was reading Imam Ghazali's book where I came across this: 'Umar scolded his wife when she talked back to him saying, “You are no more than a toy in a corner of the house; if we have need of ...
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Does Islamic scripture have an equivalent to “be fruitful and increase in number”?

Genesis 1:28 in the Bible states: God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and ...
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Is sex haram or not [closed]

I am not married but I am questioning if sex is haram or not in the Islam. I have not anyone yet except a sheikh and he told that I wasn’t so I curios so I decided to ask. I am new to the Islam so I ...
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What is the concept of doing 'Qadha' salat (missed prayers)? Is it approved by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

Have Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) or his companions ever offered Qadha salat? Where in hadiths/Qur'an they are mentioned? If it is approved by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) then can one pray Zuhr qadha with '...