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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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Zina in Islam as a homosexual

I am full aware LGBT relationships are haram, but nowadays, there are gay Muslims who are married. Would it still be considered Zina if a gay Muslim has intercourse when married? It’s not like they’re ...
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How can a Muslim know if they are a hypocrite or a sinner?

I have been praying and reading the Quran but I’m worried that I might be a hypocrite. I found out what that means a while ago and how bad the punishments are, and I’m scared because I fit some of its ...
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Is it mandatory to eat beef (Cow meat) in Islam?

There's political unrest in India, Hindus opposing beef (Cow meat) and Cow Slaughter and some Muslims rejecting it. Some Muslims supported beef ban for peace but Some Muslims are stubborn to not ban ...
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Islam, being a muslim

I am Muslim and i saw something online about prophet Muhammad that made me upset so i started researching about his life and his wives online. I had some negative feelings toward him but I quickly ...
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hajj muslim practices

Yesterday I was talking about where I’d want to travel, and by accident I said I wouldn’t go to Saudi Arabia and forgot that’s where Hajj is. would this be seen as just a mistake and am I still a ...
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Is it true that the apostates' families are taken as slaves?

Salam, When I was reading a fatwa, I came across a statement like that: "...if a Muslim denies to pray, he is to be executed for his disbelief, which means that he is not to be washed, the ...
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How to wash impurity away

Assalaam-ale-kum, My question is i have urinary tract infection & find it hard to control my urine sometimes. Today, as i stepped into the bathroom my urine came out. It went on my underwear & ...
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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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Impurity concerns

Salaam, I wanted to ask a question. My husband has his phone in his trouser pocket when using the toilet. Does it make his phone dirty or impure? I am suffering from major anxiety, i find everything ...
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Friendship with non mahram

Is talking to non mahram friend is jinah? If we stay in limit by not saying anything adultry Just chat in social media then is it jinah ? Or haram ?
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Is dry blood impure?

Asalaam-wale-kum, I have dry scalp during the winters. When i scratch it, i see dry blood, some brown and white things underneath my nails. Are these things impure? I just take them out with my nails ...
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If (in the far future) humans travel to other Star systems, how will Muslims be expected to pray? [duplicate]

This is just a hypothetical question I had. Let’s say in the future, humans build ships that can reasonably and quickly travel to other Star systems, across the galaxy. How would Muslims be expected ...
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Asking Allah for forgiveness?

What if someone watched gay porn but then stopped and became straight does he ask Allah to forgive him for being gay or watching porn ? I was gay/homosexual but then became straight do I still ask ...
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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend wanted to pray Namaz but before that he had preformed an impure act. He didn't know at the time but he just preformed the obligatory Wudhu and went on ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

Some Muslims after a Fardh Salaah recite a wazifah (Allah's name or Ya Nur or Quranic ayah) so many times you then blow on your fingers and rub over your eyes. Virtue of doing so is Allah will ...
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What is idle talk and is it haram?

What does idle talk mean as I’ve seen it referenced to singing and dancing sometimes but then I heard that it is when you talk about useless things (can’t remember where I heard this from). If it is ...
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Can a Muslim be actor?

If a Muslim can be actor, is there anything about acting that a Muslim must avoid to do? Can males and females act in the same stage together? In what situations they're allowed and in what ...
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can i make dua in your head

islam dua lately for example if someone prays to be the 1st of something like in race or whatever they desire and if its accepted and the other person makes the same dua will theirs e accepted and i ...
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Please help me- what should I do [closed]

ٱلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ As-salamu alaykum This happened about 3 years ago when I was in my secondary school and it was a day like any other in the classroon. We had religion studies (that was the ...
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Hadith about Licking others fingers after eating?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Regarding etiquettes of eating : It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “When one of you eats food, let him not wipe his hand until he has ...
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Is it must to follow this Sunnah

Prophet (PBUH) used to eat on ground by spreading a mat on the ground and I know this is a Sunnah. Is it obligatory to follow this Sunnah or is it Mustahab? Jazakallah Khair
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Can a woman give gifts to non mahram man?

A non mahram man helped a woman ,so the woman wants to give him a gift to thank him. Can a woman give gifts to non mahram man and a man to non mahram woman?
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Should a girl wear the headscarf before puberty?

Some parents tell their girls (say aged 5 and upwards) to wear the headscarf when out for example in a non Muslim school in a non Muslim country. Is this right in Islam or should it only be enforced ...
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Islam and stoning

For crimes that are major or at least major in the Islamic world they can be punished by stoning/lashing. Lets say someone stole and was supposed to go to prison for X amount of years and they get ...
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How did the prophet teach others?

In my city children are taught in (mainly) two different ways: they are taught really strictly or not taught at all. Ive seen some people who grow up very conservative but when they hit their late ...
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If a company is owned by both Muslims and non-Muslims, how can one pay zakat on the “company's savings”?

Nowadays, it is common place to have partnerships in a company owned by both Muslims and non-Muslims. How is the Muslim partner liable for zakat if the company funding is not in his direct funding but ...
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Can Muslim Eat Sea Lobster? [duplicate]

I am a Muslim and now living in China. Today My Chinese friend invite to eat lobster. They bought two types lobster. One is so big and they say it is from the sea. And another little from the pond or ...
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Why do some mothers from the sub continent spent the first 40 days after child birth at their mother's place?

Why do some mothers from the sub continent spent the first 40 days after child birth at their mother's place? I was also told they are allowed to miss their prayers and fasts because of 'Nifaas' - ...
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Sexualisation of typical actions and why it is impermissible [duplicate]

Actions such as a handshake, high five, looking at the decor hand of a woman can be done without lust. It is hard for me to understand why it is haram because I can’t seem to grasp how one can ...
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How to maneuver one person to the right of Imam during Salat?

While during salat there are only two persons (an imam and a jamaat) and the jamaat initially stand to the left of the imam (the correct one should be on the right & the Imam already in Salah ...
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Can I marry and divorce two sisters every 2 years so that I can be with them both?

My wife wants me to marry her sister. I've explained to her that Islam does not allow two sisters in marriage with the same guy at the same time. She says that she can take Khula from me, so that I ...
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Is the “PBUH” suffix used for any women?

I've seen PBUH (Peace Be Upon Him) added as a suffix to many prominent males who are highly respected in Islam, e.g. Muhammad, Jesus, etc. My question is whether there are any women who have Peace Be ...
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Is my father allowed not to distribute his property to his daughters while alive?

My father has land . He has 4 daughters and no sons . He does not divide the land and give to daughters . He doesn't like to give . He says, take the land after I died. What's the Islamic ruling on ...
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Is it permissible to maintain a personal diary or journal?

I was recently informed that it is frowned upon to keep a personal journal because: 1) There is a possibility of your sins being exposed to others 2) There is a possibility of unintentionally ...
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If a child who is 7 years old and has not reached the age of puberty realizes that something is bad and unfair and still does so, is it written as sin

If a child who is 7 years old and has not reached the age of puberty realizes that something is bad and unfair and still does so, is it written as a sin and a bad act even though he is a child?
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What should Muslim do when they forgot to offer shalat?

I went to Mountain for vacation and forget to offer shalat when i was home. Because I realy tired I went to bed earlier and forgot to offer magrib and Isya. and then the day after I remembered that I ...
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Sleep all day in ramadan

Can we just sleep all day(from sahoor to aftar) in Ramadan and woke up only for farz namaz is it permissible? I was listening to one of the Alim he said it is completely fine sleeping all day in ...
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Benefitting the deceased by giving charity on his behalf

My friend father died – may Allah have mercy on him – and he want to give ongoing charity on behalf of his soul so as to increase his good deeds and raise him in status before his Lord, such as ...
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Is women hair cutting prohibited in Islam? [duplicate]

I have searched but didn't get any exact answer that, Are women allowed to cut hairs in Islam? Only cutting of hairs from bottom is prohibited? Or to make hairs like boy cut is prohibited?
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If the husband disappears without a trace, who is obliged to spend on his wife?

What should a wife do if her husband has abandoned her but she wants to remarry? By this, I mean that a husband has disappeared without a trace and has been gone for a year. He has not left any ...
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Is slandering major sin in Islam and their Prayers wont be accepted?

One of my relatives always prays on time and fasts and wear hijab, but she slanders her relatives and she talked bad about my cousins so they wont get married. Her life is very hard and she always ...
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What is the shari'a ruling regarding removing personal belongings when praying in a mosque?

I have seen many times that people while praying in a mosque remove their belongings like wallet, watch, spectacles etc and keep it on the ground in front of them and pray salat. Is this the right ...
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Can we keep a dead person's image as phone wallpaper?

My mother passed away 8 years back. Since then I have kept my mother's photo as a wallpaper on my phone. My family members are asking me to remove it from wallpaper and store it in photo album only. ...
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Female doctor- no handshake, but ok with medical touch during examination

I (obviously male body, though I actually identify as genderqueer) recently visited my doctor for the first time. She declined to shake hands during intros "for religious reasons", and even dodged ...
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Do we get good rewards for learning or studying about Islam?

I am trying to be a better Muslim by gaining knowledge. I am constantly watching videos about the Prophets and other Islam topics. I am also reading about Islam whenever I feel like I need to know ...
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jokes against Allah - trying best not to smile

Asalamualaykum, if a friend tells a haram joke against Allah, I feel like I am about to smile at that joke, but I try my best to stop myself and ignore him. How do I prevent myself from smiling at ...
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What is the consequence for breaking a promise made in the name of Allah?

I sometimes find myself wasting time on the computer, or watching movies when I have work to do. What I do then is swear in Allah's name that until a task is done (some tasks take a few months) that I ...
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Why are muslims circumcised when Allah created him in that way?

Allah knows the best. He created human beings as the best creation. Question: If He wanted human to be circumcised then why didn't He make the human circumcised automatically in birth? Aren't we ...
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Is it permitted to leave Eid salah before the Khutbah?

The Eid salah is the reverse of Jumu'ah in that it's the salah then Khutbah not Khutbah then salah. I read you must stay until the end of the Khutbah but is there a valid view to leave after the salah ...