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What does Islam say about suicide?

How does Islam as a religion,view suicide? Is it allowed or prohibited? What sources can you show from Qur'an and Hadith that is related to suicide.
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Is it permissible to perform funeral prayers for someone who committed suicide?

Assalamu Alaikum, Is there any sahih hadith related to performing Namaz-e-Janaza for one who committed suicide?
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Does Islam permit euthanasia?

Definition: Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide (dying) , doctor-assisted dying (suicide) , and more loosely termed mercy killing, basically means to take a ...
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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

I had this question for many years and still don't know if it is suicide or not, in one way you { by not taking the "cure" which is chemotherapy, and others } wish yourself death. but I don'...
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Committing suicide is haram, but what if children/teens do it?

If children and teens who do not know what haram is end up committing suicide, will they be forgiven by Allah and enter heaven?
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Is death time predestined or can it be extended by supplication?

Is it true that dua and keeping one's kin close could extend one's lifespan? Inversely, could severing one's relationships be a cause for someone's early demise? Ajal'ul qada' and ajal'ul qadar? For ...
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Can suicide be forgiven?

When a person kills himself ,he goes to jahannam. Allah says in the Quran: {Surely Allah does not forgive that anything should be associated with Him, and forgives what is besides that to whomsoever ...
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If someone dies doing something risky is it suicide?

Something I have always been wondering about, people tend to do a lot of risky things which may have fatal consequences and they are aware of that, but happen to do it any way. Such acts can be ...
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Is suicide forbidden in the Qur'an?

Why is suicide a sin in Islam? I only know of 34/29 in Qur'an-- rather advising you not to do so than forbidding it. And they say, "When is this promise, if you should be truthful?" Say, "For ...
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Is suicide a worse sin than murder? According to who?

A quote, which I believe is from, popped up on the Islam Means Peace Facebook page. It included the following snippet: Committing suicide is a grave sin which is forbidden by ...
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