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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Drinking a Dua?

When my Auntie was pregnant she would put a paper in some water and drink it. I am not sure what it was and why she would do it. The paper had some writings and she would want to wash the writing off ...
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Can I touch my friend's breasts? [duplicate]

I am a teenage 14 year old boy and am curious if it is halal to touch a friend's breasts if she is unmarried and OK with it and not have intercourse or anything else. I am ashamed to ask this question ...
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Removing curse on me after I did bad

Assalamu slaikkum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu. Dear brothers and sisters, kindly help me. May Allah bless you all abundantly. I am a 23 year old with a compulsive behaviour of stealing small ...
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Does using “ibn” meaning “son of” in names have Islamic significance?

The Arabic ابن is used in names, for example Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah, to mean "son of". (See also Wiktionary.) It's common to see it used in Arabic names, and I'm wondering if this is just an ...
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Why is a martyr called a Shaheed?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Why is the martyr who dies in the way of Allah Azza Wajjal considered a shaheed when the word shaheed means "to witness" ? What is he witnessing?
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Rulings on listening to songs that has swearing on it

Salam brothers and sisters, what is the ruling for people that listen to a song that has swearing, and sang along the lyrics. For example, before this I listen to a song, the lyrics is something like ...
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Wudhu with wet hands/face

Is your wudhu vali if your face or hands are a little wet before? I usually wash my face first to remove any makeup/moisturiser and then I was wondering if my face has to be completely dry before I ...
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Is Jihad Al-Nikah (جهاد النكاح) an Islamic rule?

I heard about Jihad Al-Nikah in television and radio, especially in the Syrian war which Saudi cleric gave a fatwa about it. Does it exist in Islam?
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Why do Muslims believe in prophets after Malachi?

I already have studied the Torah (Old Testament) and I'm now studying the New Testament and The Holy Quran. I have a question regarding prophets. How come Muslims believe in prophets after Malachi ...
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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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Source of this story of a Jewish woman and the prophet?

There is a very popular story that narrates like this It goes that a Jewish woman in Mecca who would throw garbage on the doorstep of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in defiance ...
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Is it permissible to soak slaughtered chicken in hot water to ease plucking?

In the chicken slaughter houses all over my country, you have the option to soak slaughtered chicken in hot water to ease plucking, or have them skinned without soaking and plucking. The butcher will ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the significance of raising the index finger in Islam, apart from the daily prayers?

I am not Muslim, but I have noticed in the media that the index finger is often raised by some Muslims when speaking and this seems to have more significance than just emphasising the point, as ...
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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 is the source for ijaab (offering) and qabul (acceptance) in marriage?

[Kindly note that I'm only looking for the sunni view] During a nikah, I know with evidences that the khutbah (sermon) is done with certain verses from the Qur'aan and hadeeth. But I often find that ...
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What is the stance of Muslim scholars on relationship of Prophet Muhammad with Maria Qibti?

I am a Muslim and came around a discussion with an atheist friend. He asked me this question, that why Prophet Muhammad had relationship with Maria Qibti, though they were not married. They had a son ...
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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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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: w18....
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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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How can one share good news without invoking the evil eye?

Where I live, in our culture the evil eye can get to you if you share good news e.g. if I get a job, I tell my siblings and family with a good gesture, but people might be jealous or envy you or may ...
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Thinking of fiance permissible in islam with out talking to each other [duplicate]

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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Why did the prophet take Counsel of his companions in martial and social affairs?

When the Holy Prophet was in contact with the Almighty Allah and he was the most wise and knowledgeable why did he need to take counsel of his companions in martial and social affairs?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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What does Islam say about growing beards?

I have watched a part of TV show and the Muslim scholar was saying it is a must to let your beard grow and trim your mustache. I have always thought there is a kind of cultural influence and it is not ...
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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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Is “May our lives be sacrificed” a set Muslim phrase?

I came across a poster saying May our lives be sacrificed for prophet Muhammad ﷺ Is "May our lives be sacrificed" a phrase that occurred around the time of Muhammad, or is it a modern phrase?
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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 the reward of goat qurbani(uḍḥiyyah ) in Eid al-Adha goes to deeds of a deceased

Does the reward of goat qurbani(uḍḥiyyah) in Eid al-Adha goes to deeds of a deceased. My little brother(20 years old) has died recently I wanted to do goat qurbani(uḍḥiyyah ) in Eid al-Adha. Will ...
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Why 9th rabi-ul-awwal is celebrated as ed-e-zehra?

I want to know ,what is the significance of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal ? Shia believes that on this day Mukhtar-al-Saqafi had send the heads of the killer's of imam Hussein to his family, after looking at ...
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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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What is the Islamic ruling regarding making the grave of the Prophet as places of worship?

What is the Islamic ruling regarding making the grave of the Prophet (pbuh) as a place of worship? Is making shrines on graves of the Prophets and respecting them an important part of Islam? Is it ...