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Is a pig-shaped money box haram?

Today I went into store and saw a very cute and big money box, but it was a pig shaped money box. My wife told me not to buy it, as its a pig shaped? I understand she is more religious than me but isn'...
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I accidentally made fun of a sin I committed. Is it kufr?

I accidentally ate pork and told my friends about it and they laughed at it and said “new times”. Then after another conversation they were laughing at me and I jokingly said “I eat pork now so it’s ...
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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 ...
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Is it a sin to consume pork without knowing?

In modern times, many of the ingredients of processed food may be derived from pork. Is it a sin if a muslim consumes one of these ingredients without prior knowledge? What should be done when finding ...
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Is it ok to remove pork and eat food?

Asalaam alaikum, I went to Subway today and got a Steak and spicy chorizo sandwich. I was recommended it by a muslim friend, and when i asked him if spicy chorizo was halal, he said it was just meat....
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Why is pork more strictly haram than blood?

Pork (pig meat) is forbidden as many times in the Quran as blood is (2:173, 5:3, 6:145, 16:115). Under that, I'd assume that blood is just as forbidden as pork. However, Muslims are very picky about ...
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Is it haram to touch a pig , to smell it, or to go even near it?

I know that it's verily haram to eat pork or anything that is derived from pig, but what about touching something that may possibly be derived from a part of a pig and sometimes you just cannot avoid ...
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Is it a sin if one unintentionally had pork (or anything haram)?

I went to a restaurant with my family today. And it's not a halal shop so ordered seafood and vegetarian dishes letting them we cannot have pork and they know about halal. We ordered one dish with xo ...
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As a foreign student whose visa does not allow work, can I deliver food with pork ingredients for work via the DoorDash app?

I am an international Master's student in San Francisco, an expensive city. My visa doesn't allow me to work, at least legally, so I was looking for a job "under the table". I found a job for ...
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If I unwittingly buy a meal with ham in it, it is acceptable to give it to a non-Muslim friend?

Sometimes I buy a meal thinking it doesn't contain ham, but it turns out it does (e.g. fried rice). In these cases, I've switched meals with a non-Muslim friend who doesn't mind eating pork. ...
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Why is pork derived gelatin haram in Islam?

I understand that the Quran says that the flesh of a pig is forbidden for consumption, but how does that include extracts of pig skin/bones which I believe is the source for gelatin?
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Would the small toy piggy on my desk be unpleasant for my Muslim co-workers?

I know they are not allowed to eat the pig but this one is clearly not edible; it is a small plastic toy for decoration given by a friend from another room. It appears externally rather cute. Would a ...
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork? Even if it’s needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that ...
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Are Centrum Tablets allowed in Islam (Halal or Haram)?

Some of the Centrum tablets are made from vitamins of pork it says on their official website. I want to know if they can be used for medical treatment for a better health or not? If not, and there is ...
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Were pigs made haram because they were going to be extinct?

Unfortunately I cannot provide citation for this as I read it online years ago. But an Islamic scholar mentioned that his belief (I admired this scholar as he encouraged Muslims to learn and interpret ...
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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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Have I sinned if I removed pork from my meal, but continued to eat it, even though I had doubted the permissibility of doing so? [duplicate]

I had recently ordered a steak sandwich, and as I was eating it, I found that it had another meat inside, which I suspect to be bacon. I spitted out what I had in my mouth, and washed my mouth. I had ...
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Can a Muslim cook pork?

If someone asks for my help to cook something that has pork, can I help this person? I'm not going to eat, just going to help cook the food.
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Is it haram to even mention “pig”?

Okay, so I was about to learn a new computer tool which might be one of the major things I would be working on in my future career course. The name of the tool is "PIG". What is Pig? As I was just ...
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How to repent from accidentally eaten pork? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I have unknowingly eaten a burger that most probably had pork inside. I was at school, we just won the house cup, we were celebrating, and then they started serving us burgers. I asked ...
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Definitive recommendation about pork-derived and alcohol-containing medications?

I saw a lot of questions about the use of medications derived from pork. Here is one where the product itself is derived from pork : Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient ...
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Does someone have to retake the shahada after deliberately eating pork?

I know someone who purposely ate pork on two or three occasions. He asked me whether he is still considered Muslim. I told him yes, and to ask for forgiveness. He was wondering does he have to retake ...
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Is pork head on planned mosque spot really a problem?

Lately there was an excess: somebody placed pork head on a spot planned for mosque. Is this really a problem for building a mosque there? Or is this just some stupid superstition and this "obstacle" ...
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Is it forbidden to share food and drink from the same plate with friends who eat pork?

My few of my friends eat pork. I have shared my food and drink with them, from the same plate. I have also shared cigarettes with them (I'm in process of giving up smoking). Is it forbidden or allowed ...
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Lately found out eating pork [duplicate]

Asalamu alaik Jamah! My name is Abdul Rauf from Ghana. Please my Muslim friend ate pork without his notice and don't know how to do and don't know if Allah will accept his prayers again. Please ...
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I ate gelatin without knowing, what do I do?

I am a recently converted Muslim. I usually read the ingredients on everything I pick up, especially that in which contains jelly texture and frosting. Previously I got sick and was worried that I had ...
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Giving pork gelatin candies to others

Is it allowed to eat candies created with pork gelatin ? And if a person gave it to you is it allowed to give it to someone else (non-Muslim) who can eat it?