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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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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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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What's the significance of placing one's right hand over the head after the prayer?

What is the significance of placing the right hand on one's head after the prayer? Is it a manner of praying/supplication? If so, how is it different from the usual raising of the palms and having ...
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God in Islam and afterlife

Most of the people who reject God say that they don't have enough "evidence". For example, today, if anyone sees something supernatural, he will be 100% sure that God exists! Like, some dead ...
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Question About Qur'an On Thamudite tribe (Part-1)

Salam Muslim friends, I have a question about the Thamudite tribe mentioned in the Qur'an. In the Glorious Qur'an 7:74, it is mentioned that the Thamudite tribe were successors to the A'ad tribe. This ...
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Not understanding the 5th nullifier set by Muhammad ibn abd al Wahhab

As per the 5th nullifier, it states that "whoever hates something that was brought by the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), even if he complies with it, is a disbeliever." but ...
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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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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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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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When it is shirk to use the term`if`?

Assalamualaikum. Things are inevitably linked with causers. If you throw a glass it will inevitably brake. In this context my question is: Is it allowed to use the term if to describe things in the ...
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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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A Question regarding Islam

Given, the verses of the Quran are to be interpreted "literally", how do Muslims interpret the following 3, 4 verses out of many (which I found metaphorical) literally. Hold fast to the &...
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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 haram to touch any animal with your feet?

My friend was petting a stray puppy with his feet. I told him don't do that. It is considered gunah. Because I heard that someone. But he told me it is not. And he asked me to provide him written ...
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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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Her guardian agreed for our marriage and they are abroad can we perform our nikah by self

I’m living in dubai but basically im from Pakistan i met here one girl who Christian but after she embraced Islam now we are willing to get marriage we do the all documentations and her parents also ...
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First persons to enter Jahannam?

As-Salam, Can anyone please tell me who are the first 10 persons to enter Jahannam?
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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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Does Islam support putting flowers on a grave to reduce punishment?

On a recent visit to a Muslim graveyard, I see people put rose petals on the graves of their loved ones. On inquiry, I was informed that the Prophet (SAW) once put a leaf on the grave to reduce the ...
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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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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 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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What is the meaning of 'Ina-lilahi-wa-ina-rajiun'?

In the Bangladeshi community when one hears of some tragedy they recite 'Ina-lilahi-wa-ina-rajiun' (I'm not sure that I've transcribed that correctly.) Where does this phrase come from, and what does ...
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Is watching tarot and astrology videos haram? Even if I only do it because it's fun and it passes time?

I am fully aware that it is haram, I only watch them because they're entertaining to watch and they pass time when I'm feeling stuffy or restless. They're kind of like asmr, but more soothing to me ...
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Is raising hands in du'a (dua) bid'ah?

I have many questions about that: Is raising one's hands for du'a after each and every salat bid'a? Is it true that the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) never really raised his hands in Du'a except in ...
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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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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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Does heating body spray break the fast?

I had been in pain due to my muscle and my body is aching for 2-3 days. I have pain killers after I Iftar but during the fast I cannot focus on work due to pain in the body. There are some heating ...
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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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In order to pray , do I have wash to wash “everything” that is touched with semen(wet /dry) or madhiy?

I masturbate on a regular basis. I am 28 years old male and "Sunni Muslim". When I masturbate in my bed, after that I touch my pillow, books, wallet, mobile, door handle, mattress, room wall etc. with ...
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Who is a shaheed [duplicate]

if an army person dies on duty while serving in an Islamic republic like Pakistan or Iran. Is he a shaheed (martyr)
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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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Is it prohibited in Islam for a man to wear women's clothes and vice versa

Is it found anywhere in the Quran and Hadith that it is prohibited for a man to wear women's clothes and a woman wearing men's clothes, like for example a man wearing a dress or a women wearing pants
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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 the practice of “melting lead and pouring it into cold water over the head” from Islam?

There are some people that melt lead and pour it into cold water over a person's head believing that this would cure nazar and/or evil spiritual illness. If you don't understand what I mean, see this ...
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What does “Sunni Hanafi” mean?

What does the term "Sunni Hanafi" mean and what are these divisions?
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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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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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What are the complete writings of Islam? Qur'an, Hadith, Ahadith, Sunnah, Tafsir, etc? How do they relate to each other? Chart? Map?

This question obviously divulges my lack of knowledge in Islamic texts, but I hope that you wouldn't mind instructing me with general basic info so I can began to learn more about Islam and grow in ...
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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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I've imagined flight in jannah can i actually do so

Asalamu aleykum Can I have butterfly wings and ice powers in jannah. I know it's a childish question but please answer
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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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