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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Figuring out right calculation method of prayer time [closed]

I shifted to uk last year and I have been confused by the fact that people I live with think they are hardcore and correct in Islam and everything and get hot headed when told them to correct e.g. The ...
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What is the relationship between halal slaughter and Islamic scripture?

I have been reading about halal in an attempt to better understand Islamic slaughtering rituals and have found that most online sources seem to agree on some variant of the following; ...for meat ...
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Why do we greet with "AS-SALA-MU-ALIKUM" instead of "SALA-MUN-ALY-KUM"?

In Sura Anam, ayat 54 Allah clearly instructs us to say "SALA-MUN-ALY-KUM" but we from our childhood all say "AS-SALA-MU-ALIKUM". Why and from where has this come into our practice? Can anybody help ...
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Shall we stop (or delay) our jobs when someone sneezes?

Some people believe that you ought to stop you works(acts) whenever you or somebody else sneezes. For instance this matter has mentioned in the following site as well. (www.asriran.com ) (Of course ...
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Why don't we have the power to decide if we should be born in this world or not?

My question is going to be straight and direct because I believe in asking it instead of keeping it with me. I think answers can convince a person to a huge extent and remove all the doubts that may ...
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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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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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Are the heaven of the children (who die) the same as the main Jannah who Momenin go? (Shia view)

I have heard that children won't go to the heaven which Mo'menin (believers) will go (I mean the children who die before the age of puberty). In truth, they will go to another place which is not as ...
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Did ALLAH (SWT) asked us before sending us to earth?

I heard from someone that ALLAH(SWT) created us and then took some oath and sent us on earth. I don't know how authentic it is as I do not have any reference. Can someone shed some light on this?
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Is it necessary to take-off the shoes while entering any religious place?

Is it necessary to take-off the shoes while entering any religious (Islamic) site/place e.g. a mosque? If so, why? I don't find the argument saying that is because it's unclean, technically correct. ...
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Is wearing a nosepin allowed in Islam?

I want to know that can a woman/girl in Islam wear a nosepin if her intention with it is not bad like attracting opposite gender or anything?
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Why girls are discouraged to attend in Salatul Eid?

Assalamualaikum. In the Indian subcontinent, girls/women are discouraged to attend in Salatul Eid? I don't know about the other parts of the world. However, is there any reason behind it? ...
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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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Why this ummat is granted as best ummat ever of human history?

So is there any special duty for this ummat? Can anyone please give quotation from hadith and Quran, thanks.
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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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Is there a book that presents the surahs of the Quran in chronological order with full description

Not being fluent in Arabic, I have to rely on English translations and latin transliterations for trying to understand and pronounce the Quran. I think alot of mine and other people's questions about ...
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Is a baby shower permissible?

I didn't find any question regarding baby showers, so I'll first explain what a baby shower is: it is a celebration for a lady during her 5th or 7th month of pregnancy; In this function, bangles were ...
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Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days?

Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days? If so, where is the reference for this and does this include sheesha, smoking and other haram consumables?
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Is there any basis to gift or present giving on specifically on Eid ul Fitr? [duplicate]

Is there any basis to gift or present giving on specifically on Eid ul Fitr? Please provide references from the Quran and Sunnah if any. Jazak Allah
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On what basis do Sunni Muslims believe that the Quran is uncreated?

Sunnis believe that the Quran is uncreated - that it has always existed. Is there a Quranic ayah stating this? On what basis do Sunnis claim this to be true?
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Is it permissible for a girl/woman to kiss the hand of an elderly non-mahram man out of respect? [duplicate]

I want to know that can a woman kiss the hand of an elderly non-mahram man (Pir sahab) out of respect?
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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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Does getting killed by a woman affect eligibility for 72 houris?

From Isil fanatics 'fear being killed by a woman will deprive them of virgins in paradise' The increasing number of female soldiers taking to the front line against extremists of the Islamic ...
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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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How were the previous prophets another religion?

Today I was in a discussion about previous prophets before Mohammed. Then we asked ourselves: Judaism and Christianity came before Islam so the prophets before Islam started were of a different ...
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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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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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Is there any prohibition found that no sex for 40 days after the passing away of a father or mother?

My father passed away few days ago and we are living together. Is there any restriction on having sex with my wife while living in the same house? Someone told me that I need to wait a minimum of 40 ...
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Is islam compatible with Capitalism?

Capitalism is an economic system in which capital assets are privately owned and goods and services are produced for profit in a market economy. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism ...
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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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Does Islam have some sort of creed, or do muslims use creeds and also are there any examples of creeds?

I dont know really anything about Islam so I am asking this from a Christianity perspective..(dont know much about Christianity either though heheh. But I have noticed that alot of Christians use ...
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What does “Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam” mean?

Asslamu allikum I would like to know the usage of Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam. What is the appropriate answer to Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam? Do I reply Amin? When is it best used and, is ...
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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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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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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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Is there an Islamic basis to turning off your car radio during adhan?

My friend in Istanbul turned his car radio off during adhan (the call to prayer), explaining it was to show respect. I'm wondering if this is just a personal preference, of this is a requirement in ...
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Is blood money a religious or cultural practice, and would it apply in Indonesia?

There've been a couple of tweets about "blood money" and Indonesia, to do with impending executions by the Indonesian government of two members of the Bali Nine: From Father Bob Allowance is made/...
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What is Islam view on engagement before marriage?

What is the concept of Fiancé/Fiancée in Islam ? I come from a pakistani background and I know many people who get engaged for 2/3 years and its acceptable in the culture too. But what does Islam say ...
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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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Can a person be muslim if he/she simply likes something about Islam?

I found a few interesting videos on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCguMu79vg4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyGvjA1nGXI In the first video, the girl converted to Islam simply because ...
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Do we say "assalamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullah" after the fard prayer if our intention is to continue to sunnah nafl prayer?

For example after we finish our four fards of Isha Salah. We have a choice to make 2 sunnahs. When we get to our fourth rakat of Isha do we say "assalamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullah" facing to right then ...
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What should be the minimum duration of istijmar?

My cousin said to me that he heard somewhere that it is required for men to do istijmar (dry cleaning private parts after bathroom) for a duration that is taken to walk 40 yards. The reason he said is ...
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Is there a prescribed punishment for eavesdropping on your spouse

If a husband consistently eavesdrops on his wife's phone calls with her family without her permission or knowledge and without any specific reason, is there a _shar`i) consequence for this? What about ...
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The availability of the injeel and the torah during prophet Muhammad (SAW) 's time

Assalamualaikum, I'd go straight to the point inshAllah. I'm currently confused: was the original Torah and Injeel available during prophet Muhammad's (SAW) era? Like for example in verses such as: ...
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Need loan to expland business operation

I am running a business and I would like to take loan from a bank to buy larger property for business expansion. The property reamins with bank as collateral until debt is paid off. Bank asks for 10%...
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Manner of correcting spouse

In response to behaviour that is unappealing to him and perhaps negative in general, what evidence is there of the manner in which a husband gives his wife necessary guidance about her behaviour (or ...
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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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What is the origin of the supplication: "O Allah, light my heart with knowledge"?

There is a du'a' (supplication) that says: اللهم نور بالعلم قلبي، وافتح بطاعتك بدني، وخلص من الفتن سري، وقني شر وساوس الشيطان، واجرني منه يا رحمن، حتى لا يكون له علي سلطان وقل ربي زدنى علما ...
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Where in Islam is it mentioned that Muslims have to prayer 5 times a day?

Where in the Quran and Hadith is it mentioned that Muslims have to pray 5 times a day?