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.
When praying in Jamaah, what should I do if I am the only one in the last row?
Asslamu allikum, When praying in jamaah (congregation/group), I happened to be the only one in the last row. What do I do? Do I have to usher some one to step back and be with me? Jazakallahu khayr.
Does the Quran always override the Hadiths?
It is said that the Quran contains no errors and is the direct word of Allah, flawless until the end of time. The Hadith are not always right, hence why it's become the lifetime work by many scholars ...
Does swallowing saliva break one's fast?
Does swallowing saliva break one's fast? What should one do with it if they cannot swallow it? Please answer providing good evidences or references.
How to clean najas ( نجس ) Clothes according to Shariah?
How can one clean clothes, bedsheets etc after being made najas by Urine, Natural discharges etc. So that they can be used for Prayers again. What way / method Shariah teaches us for this purpose.
Whose job is it to ensure people are not being unIslamic?
In countries like Saudi Arabia, Aceh, Malaysia, etc people are fortunate that the government helps those who do not conform to the will of Allah(swt) by acting or dressing in a way contrary to the way ...
What is magic and what is the ruling regarding learning magic in Islam?
It is known that several ayat in the Quran spoke about magic, for example in Sura Al-Baqara [2:102] How does Islam view magic? And what is the ruling on learning magic in Islam?
What is considered part of the beard?
What is considered part of the beard, and what hair on the face is not, and therefore permissible to shave or trim?
Is Sufism considered as Islamic by other Muslims? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Sufi Islam practice Do Sunni and/or Shi'a followers consider Sufi Muslims brothers in Islam? Sufism is a mystical-ascetic approach to Islam that seeks to find divine ...
What is the view of Islam on Nationalism and Patriotism?
Patriotism ( love of a person for His/Her country) , in my opinion is a natural sentiment. I want to know what are the views of Islam on this. Is it considered against the concept of "Ummah"? The ...
How should a government be formed in an Islamic country?
What is the process of the formation of government in an Islamic country? Is there any democracy in Islam?
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-...
What is the Islamic view on taxation?
Is raising taxes by the leaders of an Islamic state allowed? If a person will not voluntarily pay these taxes: may force be used to collect them (like in almost any state today)? In my opinion "taxes"...
What is Shariah View on Multi Level Marketing/Network Marketing?
Nowadays, a lot of people are involved in Multi Level Marketing (MLM). In MLM Business have sponsor and recruiter. When sponsor recruit some people under him, The recruiter/new joiner will pay some ...
Is using pirated software allowed?
Is using pirated software allowed? Please answer with clear evidence supporting your view. Note that I'm not asking about whether software piracy itself is sinful. My question is regarding the ...
What does Islam say about hairstyles?
Does Islam (Quran, Sunnah, or Hadith) say anything about hairstyles? Can I do anything I want to with my hair, like spiking or dyeing, or does it have to be cropped to a small size?
Are the orders of Rasul only valid in his own era, or are they universal and independent of time?
When rasul orders something, does it becomes a law which is valid until the end of world? To be specific, I see three possiblities: Orders of a rasul are absolute. They are independent of time and ...
Does Islam permit swearing by anything else other than Allah?
Does Islam permit swearing? I mean like: I swear by my mother that I didn't do it. Or is it forbidden? Or should I swear only by Allah's or Quran's name?
Is punishment for leaving Islam death?
It is commonly believed that if someone leaves Islam, by Sharia law the punishment is death. Is that true? I have heard some different opinions. Dr. Zakir Naik was once asked a similar question and ...
What does Islam say about adventure sports?
Adventure sports like trekking, bungee jumping, surfing, skydiving, etc. are practiced by people just for the sake of enjoyment and passtime. People take this inspite of the risk of life. What does ...
Is social networking permitted by Islam?
Social networking is very easy form of making friends, groups, business, etc. The dark side is that you can find people flirting with each other, verbally abusing each other, etc. Some get addicted to ...