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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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Sunnah or Hadith about calling of Adhan during time of calamity

In Pakistan an Imam, called upon people to say the Adhan at 10:00 pm every night to get rid of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Is there any evidence to this i.e. a Sahih Hadith or Sunnah or is it Bidah.
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Visiting graveyard but saying 'we r going to visit mother/dad'

I live in with my in-laws which refer to going to their mother grave as "Going to meet mama" or "Going to mama", I don't have an issue until they put it in son mind that "let's go to meet granny" and ...
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Calling Azaan in difficult times

It has been observed that some religious leaders of Pakistan had called on citizens to recite the Azaan from their balconies and rooftops at 10 pm every night starting from Tuesday because of COVID-...
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Can contests give the winner money to donate to an organization?

I know contests with prize money are haram, but is it permitted to give the winner Zakat that can be donated to an organization or campaign, i.e., to fight coronavirus? Love from Canada
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Overpricing During Crisis

During this corona virus crisis, The price of mask has increased 2000% in our country. Hand Sanitizer price has risen 200%. Is it permissible in Islam? I know there are some exceptions in case of ...
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Is a Muslim allowed to do Anand Karaj (Sikh Ritual of Wedding) in an inter religion wedding when Sikh side is ready with Nikah Ceremony? [duplicate]

Love marriage Case: One of my Indian Punjabi Muslim friend(Jatt) is marrying with a Sikh Girl (Jatt). My Muslim Friend and his family are ready with Anand Karaj (Sikh Ritual of wedding) in which ...
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Please help me to have faith in life again am very heartbroken this is not me [closed]

Salam alaikum ..am a student of medicine and I stay with my 4 friends and I did what I’ll forever regret to them I stole a lot of their money like dollars just to fulfill my selfish needs and now I ...
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Is it hallal to intercourse with condom to have sex from back (anal sex)?

It is haram to do it normally, but I am looking forward answer to the said question
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Is investment in digital gold Halal?

If someone wants to buy digital gold or wants to invest in a commodity mutual fund which invests in gold, for short term or long term, until he makes some good profit, then can he do that? Is it ...
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Muslim preacher from Srilanka says that watching porn is halal due to necessity

I came across a very interesting article written by a Muslim preacher from Srilanka by the name of C.J Ahmed who says that watching porn is halal if it is done for a necessity. The article is in this ...
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I want to learn About Islam [closed]

I want to learn About Islam such as Method of performing namaz , method of wazu, about hajj, get information about ramadan, memorize some duas and History of islam
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Is sex before the age of menstruation classified as zina?

After my arranged marriage my wife revealed to me that she has been depressed and an anxiety patient all her life. Trying to dig through the reason she revealed to me that she committed sexual acts ...
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Is a marriage in a civil court sufficient for a Islamic nikah? [closed]

My friend recently got married in a civil court. He had 2 females and 1 male witness for the ceremony. It this marriage valid or does he have to also perform a traditional nikah?
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Shariah Compliant Investment Holding Term/Duration

I've referred to a lot of blogs, articles and documentation about shariah compliance in stock market investments but have failed to find the limits about the minimum duration to hold on a stock before ...
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Is it permissible to greet inside the mosque or not? Is it not a sin?

Today I’m in with some friends and we are talking about some Islamic principals, and there one of my friend tell me that greeting with every one ( slaam,handshaking ) insides the mosque is not ...
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May a Muslim take another Muslim to non-Sharia courts for remonstration?

Is it legal under Sharia Law for a Muslim to take another Muslim to non-Sharia courts for remonstration?
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In order to pray , do I have wash to wash “everything” that is touched with semen(wet /dry) or madhiy?

I masturbate on a regular basis. I am 28 years old male and "Sunni Muslim". When I masturbate in my bed, after that I touch my pillow, books, wallet, mobile, door handle, mattress, room wall etc. with ...
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When child leaves Islam?

Salam, If parents are muslim but the child, major, decided to leave the religion of his parents, are the parents judged or is it a sin for them ? Thank you
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Is Allowable to Accept Marriage Proposal from Bride Family Whose Father working in Bank?

I wish to know shariah about marriage law, Is Allowable to Accept Marriage Proposal from Bride Family Whose Father working in Bank. We dont know whether bank job was halal or haram. bride wasn't ...
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Can I pray in my native language rather than arabic and never read arabic Quran?

Islam is universal and all the people has to believe in it regardless of their different cultures. Is it possible to apply the same morality to every culture in the world. The most apparent example of ...
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Should we ask about why we should kill someone who committed Zina?

Salam, In Sharia, Should we kill the person who did Zina ? Should we understand that someone who did Zina is someone who can never be a good person in the future if we let it live ? this is why we ...
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Entreating, beseeching Allah as you are embracing the legs of the table with the intention of making it with as strong as possible feelings

I want to make duas that contain as much feelings as possible. In order to fill my body with feelings I lie down on the floor or carpet, I stretch and embrace the legs of the table because it fills my ...
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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? [closed]

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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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If a Muslim woman were beaten by her husband who believes his actions are Sharia compliant, how can she rectify the situation?

M. Arnez, Empowering women through Islam: Fatayat NU between tradition and change, J. Islamic Studies, 2010 (doi), writes: [Indonesian women's organization] Fatayat NU strongly moves against a ...
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What is the difference between Usul-fiqh/Usul-Din and Quranic studies and Sharia and Islamic Studies?

Is there actually any difference between Usul-Din and Usul-Fiqh? Which one should I go for if want to become a mufti?
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Who uses “sharia” as a synonym for “fiqh” or “din”?

A. Maftuhin, The Historiography of Islamic Law: The Case of Tarikh al-Tashri' Literature, Al-Jāmi‘ah: J. Islamic Studies, 2016 (URL), writes: For those who use shariah as the synonyms for fiqh, the ...
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What is the Islamic position on torture of prisoners?

Different states in the world often use torture both physical and psychological for interrogation, suppressing political opponents etc. What does Islam say about use of torture by state actors? Would ...
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Is paying bail classed as bribery in Islam?

The definition of bail is: the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court. As we know, ...
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Is it true that non-Muslims are punished under sharia according to their holy book (e.g., the Bible)?

I've heard this story a few times, and I'm wondering if it's actually true. Basically, the story goes something like: a non-Muslim was being punished under sharia, but instead of using the Qur'an, ...
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Can amputation of hands as sharia punishment for theft be performed under anaesthetic?

Punishment under sharia law for theft is amputation of hands: [As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for what they committed as a deterrent [punishment] ...
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If I refuse to divorce my wife, can the Shari'ah Council divorce us against my will? [closed]

My local mosque asked me and my wife to go there to discuss if a reconciliation between was possible. I said I wanted to give our marriage another chance, but my wife said she wanted a divorce. Next ...
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After breaking an oath, do we need to feed 10 poor persons in a single day?

I broke an oath that I have made. So I went forward to feed 10 poor persons. So I fed 5 poor persons approximately a month ago and want to feed 5 more this month. Is this acceptable or do I have to ...

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