Questions tagged [non-muslim]

This tag is for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslims. (disbelievers, people who generally have an other faith)

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Can we wish non-Muslims “happy holi”, “happy Diwali”, etc.?

I am from India and am working in MNC software company. Over here all employees, mostly non-Muslims, wish each other with "Good morning" and "Good night". And during special festival with "Happy Holi",...
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Does every non-Muslim need to accept Islam or die?

Is it correct that as per their holy book every human being on earth is "Kafir" (a person who rejected Islam) and need to accept Islam or die (not worth living). Many counties in past and future ...
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Ahmadiya considered to be Non-Muslims , Falsifying the Islam

Asalamoalikum ! I want to know more about Why Ahmadiya are considered Non-Muslims? Can someone please provide me with extensive detail? JazakAllah:)
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Non-Muslims will not accept islam unless Muslims worship with non-Muslims?

Could someone please direct me to the chapter and verse of the Holy Quran in which it is said that non-Muslims will not accept Muslims until Muslims worship with non-Muslims?
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Can the mosque accept food for iftar or money for iftar in Ramadan from a non-Muslim?

if non-Muslim give money or food for iftar in mosque with his willingness for the poor people who haven't enough food to iftar their fast. Then it is allowed in Islam to accept money or food from them?...
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Why only Muslims should go to Jannah why not non muslims?

Good deed can be done by non Muslims as well so why only Muslims should go in Jannah.
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Is it allowed to put Buddhist flags in mosques and is it allowed for Muslims to help budhists during their festival

Due the prevailing situation in Sri Lanka between Muslims and budhists .. budhists attacked several mosques and shops . So some Muslims put budhist flags in mosques and shops and help them to ...
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Do all non Muslims go to jahanum?

My question is a bit long.......if anyone dies with disbelief to Islam which have not received TRUE message of Islam or one had MISCONCEPTION about Islam and that denied him from path for example act ...
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Can I marry a LDS/Mormon woman? I know the Qur'an allows marriage to believers, but are Mormons believers?

I know that many questions have been asked about marrying spouses that are "believers," but who are not Muslims, and that the Qur'an does make it permissible as long as they are devout believers, etc. ...
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Suitable verse to recite to pretend to be a Muslim

If someone tries to seriously investigate whether I'm a Muslim or not, such as by asking for the name of Mohammed's mother, then the ruse will be up, but what's a suitable verse to recite to pretend ...
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Conditions to do Fatiha (for marriage)

Salam Alaykum wa rahmatu Allah, I am muslim, living in europe, and I am wondering what are rules to do El Fatiha to get married with a non-muslim wife. Which conditions the man who will read the ...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

Does the quran or hadith give any guidance on how to handle the case if a Non-Muslim insults the Prophet (Peace be upon him)?
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How does Islamic Law apply to non-Muslims within a Muslim country?

Within a primarily Muslim country, if a non-Muslim commits a punishable sin, would they be punished in accordance to Islamic Law?
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Is it forbidden that a Muslim women do haircuts on a non Muslim or kafir woman?

I'm a woman hairdresser living in a Christian country, Am I allowed to do haircuts to woman non believers as my hairdressing business based on the Islamic laws?
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Do Muslims understand the English word “god” specific to Allah? What's right response to “may God be with you”?

Do Muslims understand the English word "god" specific to be Allah, or at least a neutral word not in exclusive use by any religion? If so, may I assume the God referred in "may God be with you" could ...
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Using the name of Allah or God in public in non-Muslim countries?

It is very recommended in Islam to start everything with the name of Allah. So starting the letters, books or presentations with name of Allah is very common. But it has been a question for me that is ...
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Is my Muslim daughter permitted to marry a non-Muslim man? [duplicate]

My daughter is Muslim and considering marrying a man who is not Muslim. Is she permitted to do so?
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Cutting ties with non muslim relatives?

Quran 9:23 O you who have believed, do not take your fathers or your brothers as allies if they have preferred disbelief over belief. And whoever does so among you - then it is those who are the ...
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How is Mutah different from prostitution (from a non-Muslim point of view)?

How is Mutah (temporary marriage) different from prostitution? This was a question asked by an atheist friend of mine and I couldn't answer him satisfactorily. Edit: The question is not about that ...
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Is it permissible to open the mosque for the foreigner tourists?

Mosque's main purposes is the place to offer our prayers and preaching of Islam. During my visit to Istanbul recently, I saw the mosques were closed at the prayer times but after that the mosque was ...
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What is the award for non-Muslim on their best deeds?

As we are Muslim Allah anounced award for our each good deeds like jannah for good people but if the non-Muslim is same and doing good deeds like he is helping others he is not telling alie he is ...
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Non muslim food business serving Halal food, DO I NEED A CERTIFICATE?

I am a Non muslim (Christian) that lives in a very diverse part of london UK. I have always only bought Halal meat from my local Halal butcher, I recently opened a small community cafe, and have ...
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Is hiring a non-Muslim maid permissible?

Can Muslims hire a maid for tasks such as sweeping rooms, washing utensils, cooking food, serving food, etc.? We have a Christian maid who does all home errands except for cooking. Can we ask her to ...
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If a non-Muslim is a great person, He fulfills everyone rights so still will he go to hell after dying as he is a non-Muslim?

If a non-Muslim is a great person, he fulfills everyone rights and do a lot of good deeds than Muslims and never break anyone heart so still will he go to hell after dying as he is a non-Muslim. what ...
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What to do after converting to Islam while happily married to a non-Muslim husband?

I am a recent revert to Islam. I was married before I reverted, to a man that is not a Muslim, although he believes in monotheism. What is the Islamic ruling on this? I do not think Allah would let ...
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Can we give Zakat to non-muslims?

One of my colleagues asked me in Ramadhan. Is there allow to give zakat to non-muslim if he is needy one as other Muslims. Is there clear mentioned in Quran who can get zakat?
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Is it permissible to make dua for non-Muslims?

Is it permissible to make dua for non-Muslims? If so, then please suggest one for me, because I am to give out a dua for them in front of the whole school to pass their exams.
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Can Muslims fight in non-Muslim wars?

Can a Muslim fight in a non Muslim war, like the Afghanistan war or something? I do not know if this is permissible or not.
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Can I call a non-Muslim as “My Brother”?

If a Muslim lady works with non-Muslims, can she call the males as her brother out of respect. Does Islam give her permission to do so?
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Doing Dawah in non-Muslim countries

I would like to ask a question in two parts. Firstly I would like to ask is it obligatory on Muslims who live in non-Muslim countries to do dawah. I have heard that a Muslim cannot migrate to a non-...
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What is the ruling on non-Muslims having Temples, Churches and Synagogues in Muslim lands?

Are non Muslims allowed to build, repair or worship places such has Churches, Temples & Synagogues in Muslim occupied lands if they are living under Muslims as dhimmis or have a peace treaty with ...
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Are agnostics committing kufr?

Some groups of agnostics do not deny the existence of Allah, but don't accept it either. Some other agnostics accept it directly but do not feel responsible for doing anything about the fact that they ...
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Is it enough to give dawah only to not fully practicing Muslims and not to non Muslims?

I want to know if it is enough for me to give dawah (proselytizing or preaching) to those Muslims who are not practicing Islam fully? Is it wrong if I don't give dawah to a single non Muslim? How ...
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Is it permissible for me to uncover my hair in front of female cousins who are atheists? [duplicate]

My question is regarding the hijab of a woman. Is it permissible for me to uncover my hair in front of female cousins (mothers sisters daughters) who are atheists? Is it permissible for me to uncover ...
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Is meat slaughtered by non-muslim halal?

Can we eat meat from animals killed by non-muslim is it halal?
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Nikah with a Non-Muslim

I am planning my nikah but the bride is not a Muslim. She is Christian but not practising. Does this affect the validity of the nikah? Does she has to be convert in order for the nikah to happen? ...
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Permissibility of attending a nonmuslim funeral service for a deceased muslim

Assalamualaikum, I would be grateful if anybody in this forum could please provide evidence based on quran and sunnah as to whether it is permissible to attend a nonmuslim funeral service for a ...
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Can a kaffir who was oppressed by others his whole life go to Jannah?

We are taught in Islam that on the Day of Judgement, people will flee from their parents, children, spouse etc. because those loved ones or others will complain to Allah swt that they did them wrong ...
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Praying salah in a Christian household

Asalamu Alaykum, So for the next month and a half I’ll be staying at my aunts house. My mom side of the family are all Christians. And i was just wondering if I’m able to pray in a Christian household ...
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Is there a verse in Quran that forbids Muslims from voting for a female or a non-Muslim leader?

It's elections time in Pakistan and a number of Muslim contestants are advising people to not vote for a female or a non-Muslim contestant. Is there a specific Quranic verse that has barred Muslims ...
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Do both أهل الكتاب and أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبَ refer to People of the Book?

Are both the phrase أهل الكتاب and ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبَ referring to People of the Book in Qur'an?
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Are non-Muslims Kafir according to Quran?

I am often confused with the definition of Kafir as different people have different arguments on this. However, I am more interested in does Quran consider non-Muslims as Kafir? If the answer to ...
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Would it be wrong if you gave a non-believer money (or food) only if he would convert to islam?

I've encountered a lot of beggars in my life, some were non-believer, some believers. I gave money to the believers and a couple of times to non-believers too, soon to realize that they (non-...
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Is it fine for a Muslim father/mother to let their child be Non-muslim?

As of now, I am a boy but want to be a father when I grow up and want my child to have some freedom. Is this allowed?
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How did the prophets behave in the death of disbelievers (amongst loved ones)?

when a muslim dies we can pray for him , (for example his/her sins to be forgiven). But in case of a non muslim we cannot do anything or even express sorrow this is what I heard. I want to know, how ...
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Was Dr. Zakir Naik wrong while explaining the meaning of alazina kafaroo (الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا)? [closed]

Assalamu alaikum. I came up with a doubt when reading the answer from this website. It was an answer given by Dr. Zakir Naik. Question: If Allah has sealed the hearts of the Kuffar i.e. non-Muslims,...
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How can we tell non Muslim male guests to be wary of urine drops? [closed]

In Islam, men should sit down to pass water (urinate) as this avoids urine sprinkles / droplets going on the clothes, body, seat and floor. We aren't accustomed to cleaning up urine except for small ...
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Are non-muslims allowed to visit Mecca? [closed]

I've heard that Mecca was closed/forbidden to non-Muslims... I've also heard that the first is a myth, and that non-Muslims (mostly thinking of foreign tourists) may very well enter Mecca -- but that ...
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Can a non-Muslim wife swallow her husband's semen?

I know you can't do anal sex or oral sex, but can my non-Muslim wife swallow semen/male fluids if she is allowed to? And are there different limits?
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Is a Muslim man allowed to shake hand with a non-Muslim woman or vice versa?

There are many cases, specially for the Muslims living in non-Muslim countries, that a non-Muslim woman draws her hand towards a Muslim man to greet him with shaking hands, or a non-Muslim man tries ...