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Authenticity of hadith where Meat turned to stone?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I found a narration in 'Behasti Zewar' in which there has been narated the following without any credentials or sources. "Once Hazrat Umme Salma, wife of the ...
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Why camel meat does not break wudu in Hanafi fiqh?

Related to this: Does eating camel's meat break the wudu? A college of mine says that he asked Imam in Pakistan about this who said that eating camel meat does not nullify wudu in Hanafi fiqha. ...
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Is Turkey haram to eat?

Recently in our country production of turkey hen's is growing rapidly. But it doesn't seem to be chicken rather it seems like haram birds like vultures. So I am worried about eating eat while my ...
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Is it impermissible to give qurbani meat to non-Muslims?

Can we give meat of sacrifice on Eid to non-Muslims? I am asking because as far as I know certain charities such as Zakat, Sadqatul Fitr and Kaffarah etc. can only be given to Muslims ( for example ...
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Is it haram to eat halal food that is touching haram food

My family doesn't know I'm Muslim and I live away from home so this doesn't often. But every now and again I will visit them and eat with them. Sometimes they'll cook a dish with a mixture of meat ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith “do not make your stomach a graveyard of animals”?

In my answer to How often should we eat meat?, I quote two ahadith which I'm unsure about their reliability. The first is Hazrat Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad, ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith “if you eat meat for 40 days, those qualities will come within you”?

In my answer to How often should we eat meat?, I quote two ahadith which I'm unsure about their reliability. The second is “At one time the Rasul of Allah said to his cousin ‘Ali, ‘O ‘Ali, you ...
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How often should we eat meat?

I was watching this short clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RY-c65As_c and in particular Sh Hamza Yusuf says Muslims are eating meat far too much. What is the evidence from the Book and Sunnah?
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Is it haram to cook non-halal meat and serve it to a Christian?

Is it haram to cook non-halal meat and serve it to a Christian? Bearing in mind that you don’t eat it, but just cooking it and serve it.
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Is eating chicken wings in Texas permissible?

so I have been trying to become a better Muslim by learning what is allowed and what is not, and I have stumbled across the permissibility of eating meats. From what I know, we can only eat halal and ...
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Is there a way I could be forgiven if I intentionally eat non halal meat

At the age of 16 I had this one friend in which we both didn't really think about our religion. One night we were at her house and we ordered food from a place that wasn't halal and I'm not saying it ...
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Eating meat compulsory?

Bismillah, Assalam o Alekum. I have heard from some people that eating meat is compulsory in Islam. They mention a hadis , whose exact words I can't recall but its meaning is , that if one has not ...
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Can A M21 Hollow Point ammo hunter eat his meat in Islam?

Situation M21 (308.Winchester Semi-Auto) Hollow Point ammo Deer Headshot (Insta-Death) Can a Muslim do that ? Would that be helal to eat ?
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Is eating properly slaughtered meat in a Christian country halal?

I live in Finland. In the website of the Finnish food safety authority they explain the way animals are slaughtered in Finnish slaughter houses. They say that they are first given an electrical shock ...
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Is it permissible for me to eat food (fish, chicken, beef) cooked by Europeons? [duplicate]

I'm planning to take a trip to Europe and it is very difficult to find halal food over there. Is it permissible for me to eat food (fish, chicken, beef) cooked by Europeons?
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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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Is eating red meat every day prohibited?

In my recent question on why cow meat isn't prohibited when there is a hadith saying "beware of cow meat, because it is a cause of sickness", the answer was that it is only forbidden when it harms you....
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Explanation for hadith “Were it not for Bani Israel, meat would not decay”

What is the explanation for these ahadeeth regarding the spoilage of meat related to the Israelite? How where they responsible for the fact of food rotting or becoming stale? The Prophet (ﷺ) said, as ...
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Is Egyptian vulture (pharaoh's chicken) meat halal?

I was wondering if it's permissible to eat Egyptian vulture (pharaoh's chicken) meat! Egyptian vulture, Wikipedia, writes: The Egyptian vulture... also called the white scavenger vulture or ...
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What are the conditions for meat to be halal if the animal was slaughtered by the people of the book?

This question might be a bit broad and I know there are different of opinions. I hope to find different answers with different perspectives. Please add your references well and if it's from a certain ...
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Looking for references for meat to be valid only if a muslim or ahlu kitab slaughters it

Where ever I read, be it here at stackexchange, or other websites or books, I cannot find any references that really support the claim that the one slaughters animals has to be a muslim (or from ahlu ...
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Is it permissible to eat meat in Western restaurants given that it is permissible to eat meat from People of the Book?

I always have eaten halal meat and nothing else. I am now in the USA and some places have no halal places at all so it can be difficult at times to eat meat. I was informed that Allah SWT has given ...
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Why do Muslims not share the meat of sacrifice with non-Muslims?

When I was discussing the topic of Eid and sacrifice meat with my non-Muslim friend, he asked me this question: Why do Muslims not share the meat of sacrifice with non-Muslims? I cannot give him ...
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Is offering Salaah directly after eating non-vegetarian food permissible?

After eating non-vegetarian food(like, chicken), if I only wash my hands and do not take bath; then is it permissible for me to enter the mosque and pray?
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stunning animals before slaughter - different opinions

In EU you have to use stunning methods before slaughtering animals. Source. It's not legal to slaughter animals without stunning them. How does this affect halal slaughter? I know there are ...
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Why are some foods haram for Muslims? [duplicate]

For a research project I would like to know why Muslims aren't supposed to eat: animals that have died of natural causes, by accident, or due to other animals carnivorous animals with fangs/birds of ...
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May a trained hunting animal kill the prey or must it only bring the prey alive?

I am not a Moslem but I saw that the Quran permits using trained animals to catch animals for humans to eat. Quran[5:4] May the trained animal kill the prey or must it only bring the prey alive to ...
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If Subway staff mistakenly add meat to my sandwich, is it halal to eat after removing the meat?

I recently bought a sandwich from Subway. However while I was ordering a vegetarian sandwich I think the woman behind the counter never heard me and put something which looked like beef on my sandwich;...
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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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Which meat is halal and which is not in Islam?

Which meat is halal and which is haram in Islam? Which specific animals are allowed to be eaten? Also which are factors that distinguish the halal meat? Is it only the procedure (zabiha) that makes ...
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Why is killing and eating certain animals allowed when we have enough supply of vegetarian food? [closed]

Why is killing and eating certain animals allowed when we have enough supply of vegetarian food? I agree that in desert area absence of vegetation and agriculture makes eating livestocks a necessary ...
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Is it halal to eat meat given the mistreatment of farmed animals? [duplicate]

As a Muslim the Quran taught me peace and compassion. I can understand if meat was made halal. Although I don't think it was made as a requirement. So if we can eat cruelty free, why wouldn't we? ...
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Is horsemeat Halal?

Is the eating of Horse meat Halal or not? I would like an answer with references to the Quran or Hadiths.
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Meat-and-bone meal given to animals make them haram?

First of all, sorry for the inaccuracies of my question or terminology, since I'm not Muslim myself and I ask it out of curiosity. I became aware that in Europe it is allowed to give some animals met-...
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Why is eating meat haram? [closed]

As everybody knows, back in time, meat couldn’t be conserved properly and this led to major diseases affecting people, so that it was highly recommended to let as much as blood out the animals before ...
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Is it permissible to eat chicken and beef in a non-Muslim country?

I have a relative who remain in a non-Muslim country where only a few Muslims exist. He is afraid of eating chicken and beef as he does not know who and how the animal slaughtered. What does Islam ...
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Does Allah give the human population exclusive right, to kill and eat any other baser animal life forms?

Does Allah give the human population exclusive right, to kill and eat any other baser animal life forms? Also, a corollary, is it immoral to be a vegetarian and not eat killed animals in Islam?
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What makes halal slaughter really halal? [duplicate]

What makes halal slaughter really halal? If you include scientific proof, more plus point for me.
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Is working as a software developer for a meat supplier permissible?

Can I work as a software developer for a company which sells beef and lamb meat? This company doesn't sell pork, but their meat is not slaughtered in an Islamic way. They also sell pet food. My role ...
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Is it okay to eat meat from big industrial farms where animals are treated very poorly?

The animals in big industrial farms are treated very poorly. What is the Islamic view on this area, and is it OK to eat these products?
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What is Islam's position on consuming meat of hybrid animals?

There have been several advances in the field of genetics, and we now have hybrid animals, animals that are part human since they have human chromosomes in them. http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7681252/ns/...
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Why is the meat of Sacrifice Wasted?

What is the purpose of Sacrifice in Mina, whereas much of the sacrificial meat is not used properly and has to be buried?
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Does Quran state that it is preferrable not to eat animals?

What does Islam say about eating animals? I know it restricts us from eating pork, but in general, does it say that it is preferable not to eat animals? Also if it say we can eat animals, isn't it ...
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Can I be confident in purchasing food from a shop with a halal monitoring committee (HMC) certificate?

I am double minded about ordering food from a grilled chicken shop. I see many Muslim brothers going there to eat now and then as the shop owner claims their chicken is 'halal', but the shop owner is ...
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Is human flesh halal for eating?

Inspired by: this question Of course, murdering someone is forbidden and mutilating a body is forbidden. But setting these issues aside, would human flesh be halal for eating?
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Does halal meat become haram when prepared by a non-Muslim?

I was reading The Issue of Halal Meat, which is linked to in an answer to this question. Towards the end, it claims The law concerning meat is so strict that even if the meat leaves the sight of ...
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How important is eating halal meat?

I've asked several people and the opinion seems to be split. Some people say it's completely haram eating non-halal meat. Others tell me that if you say Bism-Allah Alrahaman Alraheem before eating the ...
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Are Muslims allowed to eat boars?

It is clear that it is haram to eat pork. However, is it permissible to eat wild boars or to use products derived from them (boar bristle brushes)? I ask this because both pigs and boars belong to the ...