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Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers

Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers,here in India people celebrate urus(visiting graves and celebrating vali Allah's birthday) and their will lots of stuff for shopping, eating, can a ...
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Decapitation in Islam

I am really confused with the use of beheading in Islam. Some Muslim scholars condemn it while others support it. My point is not to evaluate the morality or immorality of this kind of punishment. ...
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Punishment for those who do not know

I am a student in America. When my teacher and I were talking about Islam he asked will people be punished if they do something wrong thinking it is right and die with it. So they don’t ask ...
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What is the punishment for being gay or lesbian? [duplicate]

With the knowledge of prohibition of gayness or lesbianism in Islam in mind, my question is: What is the punishment put forward for gays and lesbians in Islam? Most of Prophet Lot's people (men, to ...
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Is castration an allowed punishment in Islam?

Refer to here, which says that castration is prohibited in Islam: عن عبد الله بن مسعود قال : كنا نغزو مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ، وليس لنا شيء ، فقلنا : ألا نستخصي ؟ فنهانا عن ذلك . رواه ...
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Is homosexuality a choice as per Islam?

In my experience, many Muslims hold the view that homosexuality ( regarding merely the sexual orientation - that is to say attraction to one's same sex), is a choice. What evidence exists to support ...
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Isn't God responsible for those killed in accidents?

God says the murder of one person is murder of whole humanity. And the murderer should be sentenced to death. Who is then responsible for other kind of deaths e.g. tsunami, earth quake, storms ...
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Why did God not strike George Carlin dead upon his request?

During one of his shows, comedian George Carlin was mocking God and religion, and says: If there is a God, may he strike me dead. (YouTube) Despite him outright denying the existence of God and ...
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Is using pirated software haram? if yes then what's the shari punishment for that?

It's confusing me for decade that using pirated software is haram or not. Can you please provide reference with your answer too? Also, as per my understanding, every haram thing has a punishment, is ...
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Why did Allah not punish Iblis as soon as he disobeyed?

When Adam (as) disobeyed Allah (swt) by eating of the forbidden tree, he was punish there and then by being sent on Earth to be tested, and the rest of mankind to be tested. However, when Iblis ...
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Zina without penetration

What is the punishment for this? I always heard about what the punishment will be for it, if I penetrate someone, but what if someone just sleeps with the opposite sex (without penetration), how will ...
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Why did Prophet Muhammad perform stoning if it was not advised through quran?

As per following Hadith, Muhammad (sa) ordered and performed stoning as punishment for adultery. It was even performed to a woman. Sahih Muslim (17:4196) - A married man confesses to adultery. ...
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Are dependents (such as children) taken into account before applying a hadd punishment?

Applying a hadd punishment, such as the death penalty or amputation, obviously either eliminates or greatly diminishes a person's earning potential. This is problematic when this person has ...
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Is it the mistake of ours for not propagating Islam to non muslims or could it be a hole in islam?

based on this question which i asked before:How could someone confirm with his/her's little knowledge (which he gained through his little research) that what he/she believes is the real truth? (REFER ...
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If Allah forgives a sin, is there no punishment for it in the hereafter?

I asked a question at Christianity.SE (now closed), and a comment by Destynation Y says: .. the Catholic Church teaches that forgiveness of sin is not [equivalent] with annulment of punishment for ...
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After prior illegal sex, should he marry someone else, or should he incur the death penalty? [closed]

My friend faced a problem that is in his career. he had two girlfriends and he was having sex with both girls. At that time he was not following the rules of Islam properly. Now he came back to ...
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Will I be held responsible if I bought a second-hand phone which may have been stolen?

I bought a second-hand phone that I now think might have been stolen. Will I be still held responsible if, without my knowledge, it was actually stolen? Before buying it, I tried to verify that it ...
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Why are we punished for the sins of others, e.g. Adam and Eve and children for their parents' wrongdoing?

We are told that no one will be punished for another person's sins. However when Adam (as) and Hawa (Eve) went against Allah (swt) instructions and ate from the forbidden tree, they were sent on Earth ...
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Will thieves be allowed to regrow their hands?

The regeneration medicine is already upon us and it is a matter of time before limbs will be grown within weeks if not days. If we stick to the interpretation that Quran advocates cutting of hands as ...
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Is the punishment for shirk (Qur'an 98:6) the same as the punishment for murdering a believer (Qur'an 4:93)?

My question relates to the punishment for shirk: Indeed, they who disbelieved among the People of the Scripture and the polytheists will be in the fire of Hell, abiding eternally therein. Those are ...
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What happens if you don't pray 5 times a day?

When I was living on campus at uni there were a lot of Muslim international students who were living there too. They were really proud of their Muslim identity but they didn't seem to follow the rules ...
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What ta'zeer punishment is given for masturbation?

Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah was asked about masturbation and he replied: With regard to masturbation, the basic ruling is that it is haraam according to the majority of scholars, and the one who does ...
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Is excommunication used a form of punishment in Islam?

Wikipedia writes: Excommunication as it exists in Christian faiths does not exist in Islam. However, under Sharia law, the penalty for apostasy in Islam is death. The nearest approximation is ...
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What is the ruling regarding Hadith Rejecters? [closed]

I'm looking for Sunni view. Please mention if Shia view is presented. I have seen people who outright rejects Hadith and says that a lot of changes have been made to the Hadith, so its it not ...
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Are some insignificant haram acts unpunished in the hereafter?

Some haram acts are minor, perhaps for example: using someone's stapler without their permission (thereby stealing a staple), or using words which are borderline cuss words, like "hell". I'm ...
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How can an adulterer marry an adultress if they are stoned to death? And why is flogging and stoning both prescribed for adultery?

In the Quran, it says that an adulterer can only marry an adultress guilty of the same. How can this be possible if the Sharia is in place and they are stoned to death? Also, why in the Holy Quran ...
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Missed Friday Prayers

I normally leave for prayers at 12pm. But on a particular Friday, I was informed at 12:10pm as I was leaving that I have to be on standby due to vendor visiting my workplace and I have to provide ...
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From where the hand of the thief should be amputated?

Quran orders: وَالسَّارِ‌قُ وَالسَّارِ‌قَةُ فَاقْطَعُوا أَيْدِيَهُمَا جَزَاءً بِمَا كَسَبَا نَكَالًا مِّنَ اللَّـهِ وَاللَّـهُ عَزِيزٌ حَكِيمٌ [As for] the thief, the male and the female, ...
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When someone blasphemes, can a person who witnesses it kill him and become a hero or martyr if he is executed for murder?

There's a hot topic in my country: One person who murdered his boss for the sake of blasphemy has been hanged after 6 years. From the BBC: Thousands of Pakistanis have turned out for the funeral of ...
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Do we get the same punishment for supporting the murderer?

I basically bought a bottle of Sprite, because of I didn't know what the other options are (e.g. Tastes). Coca Cola supports Israel, as you know. When buying it, I felt like I'm supporting the evil, ...
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Allah hates my family [closed]

My name is abdul. I come from a family of five, my mum, dad, sister, half brother and i. My dad came from a polygamous family drenched in poverty but struggled to put himself through school and after ...
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Is there any punishments prescribed for cruelty towards animals?

If someone mistreats their animals or pets, is that punishable?
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Will everyone be punished?

Everyone has sinned and we sin all the time so will we be punished for these sins? Or will we enter heaven without a punishment if we repent out sins?
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Same punishement for man that cheats on his wife than for woman that cheats on husband? [duplicate]

First : are there Quran verses that mentionned some punishement and that is bad to cheat ? And if yes, is there diference between a woman cheater or man cheater ?
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Why is there hell when Allah loves humans?

Whenever I see sufferings, pain, hunger, sorrow, tests and when I feel these, it makes me wonder if Allah loves humans, then why did he have to create earth and test people, and why does he put people ...
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Friend put hand on mother's head and swore a lie, is the mother going to get death or misfortune

Asak brothers and sisters, recently one of my friends told me that his mother made him put his hand on her head and he swore a false wallahi for something that happened in the past, his mother said ...
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Holding hand of a female as in meetings and job?

The punishment of holding a hand of a female/opposite gender is that on day of ressurction a piece of coal will be placed on your hands. i am under the impression that the context here is in terms of ...
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Is there a punishment for someone who asks a woman to divorce her husband for no valid reason?

If someone/woman gives an advice(with a bad intention) to a woman to divorce her husband (for simple/non-valid reasons), What would be his/her punishment in the hereafter according to the Quran and ...
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Hell is a place of Punishment or meaningless Torture?

Basic Definition: Punishment is done for correction or as retribution for a wrongdoing. Torture is done specifically to cause suffering with no good outcome. The Issue: As we know people who ...
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Will Allah punish me for thinking about sexual relations?

If I have thoughts about Allah and sexual relations. I won't act on them; I feel like a battle is going on in my head. I don't know what to do I do dikr, I make dua, I beg Allah to forgive and help ...
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If a 15- to 16-year old became knowledgeable of Islam but refused to enter, if they die will they enter Heaven?

Suppose a kafir child at age of 15 or 16 heard and studied Islam, but did not enter and they were a stubborn disbeliever. Will they be punished if they die at age of 17? Will they enter Heaven?
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Where do we get the idea of beheading, stoning and hand-mutilation in Islam?

Does Quran say anything about beheading, stoning and hand-mutilation? How effective they are in case of controlling crimes? See this link. And this link. Aren't beheading, stoning and hand-...
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How is the penalty for adultery being death compatible with Islam being a religion of peace?

Islam is considered a religion of peace, right? So how is it possible that the penalty for adultery is death? What if a person married or otherwise repents is he still flogged to death? Our Prophet ...
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Does punishment in the worldly life replace punishment in the hereafter?

If a believer is to commit a sin and they get punished for it in the worldly life, do they get punished for it in the grave and whats to come afterwards?
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Are there any unforgivable sins or mistakes in Islam?

Are there any unforgivable sins or mistakes in Islam? By "unforgivable" I mean sins which leave a mark on the person forever and the person cannot accommodate for it. If so, what are they?
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How is Qur'an 4:93 (which forbids killing a believer) compatible with the death penalty?

But whoever kills a believer intentionally - his recompense is Hell, wherein he will abide eternally, and Allah has become angry with him and has cursed him and has prepared for him a great punishment....
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Will a muslim be punished if he feeds a dog?

Assalam o Alaikum, I am an ardent animal lover. I have a few stray dogs outside my house whom i feed everyday, and they stay outside my premises. my neighbours have started stoning the poor creatures ...
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What is the punishment for sulking?

How would we be punished for sulking? Will we not be able enter Jannah and/or will be out of Islam? Definition of the term: Sulk: verb: sulk; 3rd person present: sulks; past tense: sulked; ...
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Will someone be punished for having improper thoughts about God?

My brother recently confessed that he sometimes has improper thoughts (some are really bad) for Allah. My brother is mentally unfit and having those thoughts brings him fear (he drenches in fear) and ...
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Will we still be under the threat of punishment in Jannah?

Adam was warned when he was in Jannah. Will we be free in Jannah or will we still be under the threat of punishment? When someone is in jannah is it still possible for him/her to be judged? If a ...