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Questions tagged [sharia]

Sharia الشريعة (Islamic Law) based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah. Use this tag for general questions on the Pov of Islam on a topic.

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Eating food without Kufi ( head cap) is Makrooh?

Assalamu Alaikum my Brothers in Islam, A local imam told me this morning that 1) eating food without wearing the kufi/ topi / head cap is Makrooh. 2) If keffiyeh falls down while praying Salah, ...
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sins of heart and their connection with faith

selam alejkum. I have been reading about islam for 10 years but I suffer from a weird mental disorder that often makes me incapable of understanding things that are simpler than 1+1=2 due to my ...
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Decision taken by order of parents

If mother says to do any work with one way and father says to do other ways but the work is same. what should be done the children to keep the respect of parents?? And also to keep the respect of ...
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Why punish sinners on earth (death sentence,jail etc) when they'l probablyl end up in Hell anyway?

It seems pointless to punish evil doers with earthly punishments when they will go to hell anyway for their bad deeds. I understand it's a good prevalent to prevent further crime but it seems strange ...
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Is wearing Christmas jumper forbidden?

Near Christmas the offices in Europe has Christmas jumper day. Is it allowed to wear something like Christmas jumper? I know it’s just a jumper but the fact it is “Christmas” and sort of participate ...
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Reference required : Morality/ethics come by fear of ALLAH

As we know , Islam give not importance to aesthetics("people judge/virtue on Taqwa) . so,"Taqwa" come by the good behavior/ethics(mankind) and "Taqwa " is related to obeying/comply rules/regulations/...
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Rules and regulations of property distribution in case of religious changing

If someone changed his/her religious what will be the criteria of distribution of inheritance property?? Is it will be changed according to previous religious or current religious??
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can we wear embroidered animal figures during Namaz?

I heared that embroidery patterns including animal figures (horse, ducks, pandas, etc.) is religiously objectionable .we can't wear these clothes during Namaz. Can I wear those clothes (t-shirts) ...
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is the allowed in islam to look at first moon of RABI UL AWAL and put our hands up for dua?

we have listen to many people to that first look at the moon of RABI UL AWAL AND wish what ever you want will probably come true but some people said that it is haram because moon is the creation of ...
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Breaking of wadu during prayer

If we recite prayer and sudden blow off and wadu breakdown then what order for us to to complete prayer. Explain me with hadith and Sharia.
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can I pray zohar and asar prayer combined or should pray qaza?

I am at university when there is time of zohar but free at that time but at the time of asar I AM THERE AT class and unable to offer prayer and when my class become over there is no time of asar so ...
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Facing a contract in which I get a supplier to distribute product but have to deposit an amount on which interest will also be paid

I am facing a situation where I get a supplier for distributing goods. We have to make a Deposit with them for a Year which is a mandatory requirement. In addition to sales commission, they will pay ...
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what is punishment for blasphemy in Islam and how can we stop it? [duplicate]

A person who is blasphemous and stand with his words, i mean no sign of regression whatever he said and he keep on doing that then what would be the solution of that person according to Islam. How we ...
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If a person commit Islam only For been married to a Muslim.What is the teaching of Islam regarding his faith?

As according to Islam Muslims can only marry a Muslim that why it common observation that a many people embrace Islam.If one only commit Islam only to marry then will their faith be accepted?Explain ...
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Pray 2-rakat nawafil after taking periods bath is optional or mandatory?

i saw mostly ladies my mom, sisters all are saying to pray 2 rakat nawafil is must after taking periods bath. MY Question is Is this Optional to pray these Nawafil or Mandatory? Is there any Hadith ...
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what about eating from funeral house?

I had listened that according to Hades neighbors provide meal to the funeral house for three days from death if they can afford,but now family members of dead person are feeding the guest in a sense ...
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can i leave to muslim country without parents permission?

i want to live in my own muslim countrie because of all the haram and sins thats going on but what should i do if parents say no? because one hadith prophet saw says you cant go without parents ...
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Rewarding the person who helps catch a thief, Islamic or not?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a scenario where a Muslim has something of his stolen, and another Muslim brother comes along and informs him of the thief and his whereabouts and gives a ...
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Concept of female beggers in islam?

When a female has no means to get income(job or any source of income etc.) for her necessities of life and she has no one(to help financially) but only a 4 to 5 year child, should she beg to ...
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Can a Muslim use a college degree that He / She earned by cheating in some of their Exams?

Assalamu Alaikum to my Brothers in Islam, SCENARIO: A Muslim cheats in the college exams by any means (Copying, Peeking etc) and without cheating he or she couldnt have passed the exam. Because of ...
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As a muslim man are you allowed to marry a “step-niece”?

I've skimmed the following page but it doesn't have the answer I'm looking for. Let me explain the situation. Let's say a person has a stepmum and a biological father and after a long period of time ...
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Is armed Jihad obligatory or recommended?

I am confused about this: Some teachings of Islam are orders that are obligatory, example Pillars of Islam: Salat, Sawm, Hajj, Zakat. Some teachings of Islam are recommendations on which it is ...
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Is Shariah a compulsion for a practising Muslim, can it be like I follow only the Quran and dont listen other teachings like Hadith and shariah?

Assalamu-alaykum rahmatullahi wabara-katuh, My point is why follow rules interpreted by the others when you can solely rely on the Quran itself. I deny any teachings by "self-declared elders" of ...
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What are the conditions to harm someone if the person did something terrible to you or your family in the following scenarios? (no killing)

I pondered a while ago when it is allowed to harm someone for the damage the person has afflicted upon yourself or a family member and till what extent? Let's say someone has stolen something from ...
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What happens if the burden of proof for a hadd crime is not met, in terms of criminal law?

The hadd crimes mostly come with specific requirements for the burden of proof that needs to be met to deal out the hadd punishment. It's clear what happens when the burden of proof is met, the ...
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Was hijab in public enforced legally in premodern times?

I sometimes come across claims that many of the obligations that Muslims have in Islam are a purely personal matter and were not legally enforced, historically. It's not quite clear to me which ...
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Under Islamic rule, which legal matters can kuffar regulate within their own community?

As far as I understand it, in an Islamic state, sharia generally applies to kuffar as well, but some legal matters are left to the kuffar to regulate within their community (I think marital and ...
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What does Islam say savior siblings? Does it allow Muslims?

I am a university student, doing my project on the above titile. However, it seems that there aren't enough articles and soucres that i can refer to. I really would apprecaite if i can get some ...
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Is there any prescribed/Sunnah way of apologizing or saying sorry to someone?

There are certain Islamic terms we Muslims are to use, for example, while thanking someone we say "Jazak Allahu Khayran" and before starting something "Bismillah", intention to do something in the ...
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Why are there so many uncertainties and differences in the performance of Salah?

Why are there so many uncertainties and differences in performing the Salah? One school says this, another says the other, Some group of people believe this to be true, the other believes something ...
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What's the severest punishment giving to the rapists according to Islamic laws? [duplicate]

After a miserable and completely heartbreaking incident happened in Kathua, J&K, India, I would ask question that, in this case, what punishment does Allah(swt) give which is defined in the ...
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Can someone behave with his parents “rudely” if his parents are torturing him emotionally? [closed]

Someone's parents are very strict and unfair at many things. They torture their son emotionally. In this situation, does the son have any right to behave with his parents rudely? If the parents ...
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If someone is executed under Sharia Law, are they granted heaven exclusively in the afterlife? [closed]

If a man (or women) is punished to death for some cardinal sin dictated to such punishment under sharia law, upon his death, in his afterlife will the soul be granted heaven exclusively? I think it ...
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Enjoining the good and forbidding evil vs. human rights

Does the enjoining the good and forbidding evil violate the very basic human rights of freedom to life if enjoining the good and forbidding evil compromises the dignity of someone who fails to carry ...
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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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Criteria to Follow a Caliphate/Emir of an Islamic Emirate/Government [closed]

I am non-Muslim history major student. I would like to know the criteria to determine a Caliphate. I would give an example of the very recent/last Caliphate in the Islamic world, i.e. the leader of ...
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What makes one a part of the Ummah?

According to the accepted answer in the linked question below, an ummah is " the whole community of Muslims bound together by ties of religion". But didn't earlier Prophets have their own ummah? Is ...
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Does the imprisonment punishment exist in Shariah Law?

According to Islamic law, are there any cases in which imprisonment is prescribed as a punishment? And what alternatives exist? I am familiar with a few such as flogging, stoning and limb amputation ...
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Concept of hymen breakage of vagina is sign of good character

What does islam and hadis say about breakage of Hymen of a virgin girl? Is it a symbol of good character or nobel sign of virgin girls? A girl of good character should have it? A girl is real ...
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Is there a hadd punishment for gheebah/backbiting? Please Answer

Is there a hadd punishment for the crime of Gheebah in Islam, and if there is what is the hadd punishment for Gheebah?Please Answer
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Is being gay worse than being lesbian? [closed]

Is being gay worse than being lesbian or is being lesbian worse than being gay or are they both equally as bad?
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What’s mean قاتلهم الله

Assalamu alaykum Why does Allah says قاتلهم الله in some verses for example surah Tawbah ayah 30 which means { may they be damned by Allah or kill by and destroy by him} Allah has power upon all ...
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Do Islam reward teaching?

Do you get any thawab for teaching others about technology free of charge? Or is there both sin & thawab for both good use and bad?
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Is Sharia really islamic?

Im not a Muslim and I haven't read the Quran. But I've heard Sharia is not present in the Quran. Ok here's my understanding of Islam- Islam had a founder/prophet called Mohammed who received ...
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May an Islamic state legislate the death penalty for non-sharia crimes?

Countries like Saudi Arabia have a number of capital offenses, some of which seem to extend beyond sharia law; e.g. the list on Wikipedia includes "espionage" and "drug smuggling". However, I don't ...
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What does Islam offer to protect a child of a haram relationship?

Islam is against zina and condemns it and has rulings on punishing people who commit it like the punishment by stoning for married adulterers (on which at least all earlier scholars sunni's shi'a and ...
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Is there a formal process to legally leave Islam?

For whatever reason, an ex-Muslim might desire to be legally recognized as a non-Muslim under sharia. A question on Quora asks about a specific case of this, where a Muslim woman wants to formally ...
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is it true that if you join Islam you can't leave it anymore or you face death penalty? [duplicate]

Reading about Islam I found this in Wikipedia Leaving Islam is a sin and a religious crime. Once any man or woman is officially classified as Muslim, because of birth or religious conversion, ...
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Does Islam grant women the right to seek divorce?

A sister got married to a man. They have two children. They all live in Ghana but in different cities. The problem is that the husband had a first wife whom he lives together with while the sister ...
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Is it permissible to marry someone with whom you have had premarital sex?

I have had sex with an innocent girl of my age we both are muslims. I did not have the knowledge of haram and halal while performing the act but now I feel disgusted. She wants me to marry her but my ...