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Questions tagged [sunni]

Sunni Islam also known as Ahlu-s-Sunnati wa-l-Jamāʿah (people of the tradition of Muhammad and the consensus of the Ummah) is the largest branch of Islam.

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Differences Within Religion

As-salamu alaykum brothers and sisters of Islam. I had query something that is dividing my friends and making them lose their bonds so i humbly request to be tolerant and impartial in your opinions ...
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What are all the prophets claimed in the Hadith?

EDIT - What are the prophets mentioned in authentic sunni hadith? Like Yushua ibn Nun and others. Not the ones mentioned in the Quran.
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Haramain situation at time of fatamid caliphate?

What was situation at masjid-al-haram and masjid Nabvi(Peace be Upon him) during fatmid caliphate? Was there sunni administration(Imam,muazzin etc) or shia administration at that time?
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Can a muslim who follows Ahl al-sunnah wa al-jamaah, also follow some sufi teachings?

Can a muslim who follows Ahl al-sunnah wa al-jamaah, also follow some sufi teachings? those sufi teachings that don't violate Quran and Sunnah.
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What is different from the extreme non-believers and Iblis?

The 'extreme' non believers and Iblis will of course be punished. If they were at the highest jahannam, will they be in the same position as Iblis. Will Iblis punishment be any different than the Non ...
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Trying to figure out what this taweez means? [closed]

I had a taweez hung in my old bedroom (still there) and recently, I’ve been wondering what the number and letters mean. Are they references to Qur’an verses? Who knows? I don’t know if the prophet ...
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How to convert from Shia to Sunni?

Greetings brothers and sisters, I've looked all over for the answers to this question yet I'm still confused and have not come to a conclusion. I am to marry a Muslim man, and I am Sunni Muslim but ...
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am i a kaffir because i use the word “jesus” when I'm tired or shocked?

sometimes I say the word "jesus" when I'm shocked or tired because I've seen a tv show or a youtuber say it and I don't really think when I'm saying it, I've only questioned it recently. so, am i a ...
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How do I really know if an animal is actually a jinn posing as an animal? [duplicate]

What I know is that if I say ”aoozu billahi minash shaytaan nir rajeem” 3 times and the animal goes away, it is a jinn I learnt this from a trustful source but still I will ask this question
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Do we have to follow any specific order of reciting surah"s in namaz? [duplicate]

Aslamuailikum Sir, We are students , and i was acting as a imaam for fajr And in first Rakat after surah fateh i recited Surah an Nasr (having 3 ayats) and in second ayat after surah fateh i recited ...
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Is wall permissible material for tayammum?

I was taught that a wall or any place that has the capability to acquire dirt can be used for tayammum but after going through this answer on What are the materials used for tayammum? which prohibits ...
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Does the husband have a right to reject the sex if he is not in mood

I read the qustion and the answer from the post which is "Does eife have a right to reject the sex if she is not in mood" My question is vica versa.
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Is Children of a Sayyida mother still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W?

Assalamualaikum, I have a question if a Children of a Sayyida mother with a non syed father is called mirza. Does mirza still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W (ahlul bait?) or is ...
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Is Marriage Annul if Wife runs from home with out husband's concern

Is the marriage Annul if Wife keeps running from husband's home with out husbands permission to her parents house and stays with them for months together with out husband's consent, stating false ...
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Can dead souls benefit living

Assalamu Alaikum, I read the below references which says that righteous dead souls can benefit the living. hence supplicating to them is permissible. Imam Razi wrote, If a person went to the grave ...
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Is my Muslim daughter permitted to marry a non-Muslim man? [duplicate]

My daughter is Muslim and considering marrying a man who is not Muslim. Is she permitted to do so?
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How to get Hadees E-books in Urdu ..? [closed]

I want to get Hadees Book in Urdu.Any Body Have then Please Share with me,if Possible.
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What does Islam say about being brave?

I have so many fears in life. I'm always scared of something. I know I should only fear Allah and rely upon Him and I should believe in predestination. I want to know how can a person let his fears go ...
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Will a person burn in hell fire forever even if he had faith but never followed Islam ?

If a person believes in Allah and Prophet Muhammad S.A.W and all the seven articles of faith in Islam but that person did what he desired and wanted despite the fact that he had faith but he did what ...
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Is it common for Muslims to pray during Salah?

On a recent visit to Jemaa el-Fnaa in Marakesh I observed very few people pray during Jumu'ah and Asr, despite being in the proximity of Koutoubia Mosque. Being rather uneducated about Islam, I ...
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Hazrat Umar and bibi Fatima incident

What's the Sunni take on/perspective on incident of Hazrat Umar and bibi Fatima when he charged her during her pregnancy?
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Sacrificial meat and pets

What is the ruling regarding feeding your pet (cat) with sacrificial meat. What about stray dogs?
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According to Sunnis, what type of government is suggested by Islam?

Nowadays we have all prevalent forms of government in Islamic Ummah Muslim-majority countries: Autocracy/dictatorship (most common... Egypt, Bangladesh, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, ...) Absolute ...
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Meaning of Ulelamr

I was going through this answer on the shias imam and came across "ulelamr". This word is used in the verse 4:59. According to the answer this is what ulelamr means With the above observations, ...
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Committed zina and I regret it. Need advice and guidance [closed]

Salamalaikum to everyone. I’ll just get straight to the point it’s a bit long so I’ll try and keep it short. I am 21 years old and converted to Islam a few years ago. Everything was amazing, I felt ...
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Jumah Khutbah Guide

I want complete detailed steps on khutbah right from start (stand , say assalamualaikum, sit , athan, stand and say in Arabic etc) to the end (wa aqeemussalah) with references (Hadith or Quran). I ...
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Few Questions about the soul and body

Assalamualaikum brothers and sisters, I am quite curious about the body - soul relationship in human beings. What I wanted to know is : Can the soul have senses (see, hear, smell, etc.), speak, or ...
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What are the dominant rulings for alcoholic content in food in each of the Sunni madhahib?

Note: This post is intended to provide a canonical answer for a common class of questions The forbiddance of drinking khamr is is well-known in Sunni Islam, based primarily on the following Qur'anic ...
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Is it haram to hang duas, or an ayah, on the bathroom wall (i.e. in a picture frame)?

When entering restroom facilities, it is nice to be reminded of the many sunnahs that relate to using the bathroom, hygiene, etc. But is it haram to have a framed dua or Quranic verse hanging on the ...
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In Qur'an 7:27, why does Allah assign devils to those who disbelieve?

In Quran 7:27 Allah SWT states Pickthall: "O Children of Adam! Let not Satan seduce you as he caused your (first) parents to go forth from the Garden and tore off from them their robe (of ...
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Which Sunni scholars state that “using technology to propagate the faith of Islam” is a good innovation?

My question relates to item 1. in this Wikipedia snippet about bidah (religious innovation): Sunni Muslim scholars have divided bid‘ah in worldly matters into two types: Good innovations ...
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Is there any ruling about not paying off your debt and spending on yourself?

I leant my friend £400 no questions asked as he was my best friend. He had previosly paid me back straightaway when he borrowed money so I didn't doubt him. We have known each other for over 20 years. ...
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Will you be punished if you not stay until sunrise after fajr

My uncle told me that if you dont wait until sunrise after fajr prayer you will be punished is this true?
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In Sunni Islam, what is the place of grace in human life, and how does grace fit into the requirements of the Five Pillars?

Sunni Islam: What is the place of grace in human life, and how does grace fit into the requirements of the Five Pillars? For a project, I am researching this Sunni Islam but have had a challenging ...
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In mainstream Sunni Islam, when was the last time a slave was legally recognized?

In a fatwa by Dr. Hatem al-Haj of the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America, we see: Islam restricted the tributaries of slavery and widened the out channels, which ultimately depleted the entire ...
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Do any classical Sunni scholars say Islam is religion of peace?

I have come across Islam as religion of mercy and justice in writing of people of knowledge: Islam is the religion of mercy and justice. https://islamqa.info/en/13241 But haven't come across ...
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What's the position of the four major Sunni schools regarding female witnesses

What's the position of the four schools regarding Muslim women testifying in cases other than those being traditionally the domain of women (suckling, menstruation, idda, etc)? I want to know if they ...
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Is anyone at fault for money containing images?

Many world currencies contain images, e.g., the Saudi riyal has an image of King Abdullah. When asked about the use of money with images on them, Islam Q&A wrote: Images on money are not your ...
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Do all creations of Allah possess a soul?

Assalamualaikum brothers and sisters, I wanted to know if inanimate or nonliving objects possess souls too. If so, does that include atoms, molecules, cells, and so on? Also, if an inanimate object (...
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Can we look at pictures of the deceased?

I’ve always been told that we can’t have pictures of the deceased or look at those pictures once they have passed away. Is that true in my anyway? Will they get punished because of us viewing their ...
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Does one woman can open and allow to touch other woman's her breast ??it is halal or haram?

As if a girl open up her breast in front of other girl and allow her close best friend to touched her breast?? It is halal or haraam?
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What is the ruling on completing the qur'an recitation by sharing the reading of quran?

What is the ruling about reading Quran eg like completing one whole quran not by one person but sharing Juzz among family members or friends.
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Is it ok to raise my voice to my parents in a respectful way?

Is it ok to raise my voice to my parents in a respectful way, just out of being upset? My parents do not find it disrespectful and don’t mind it when I do that.
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Is receiving a daily return on a cryptocurrency investment halal, haram, or makruh?

I invested in a cryptocurrency. The company offered a mining and stake pool program. In that program, they have a return on investment (ROI), so I took a part of it. For example: buy a 100 coin and ...
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Can only two persons, male & female perform nikah without the helpof imam, vali & witness?

Can only two persons, male & female perform nikah without the help of imam, wali & witness? And, who can make khutba for personal nikah ?
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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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Why are the Saudi scholars against females driving?

Saudi scholars claim that it is against the Sharia for women to drive. What are their evidences and reasoning?
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Is touching a nonmehram zina?

Touching hands and face. And letting nonharam touch your hand and face. Touching his hair or touching his arm..is this all included in zina?
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Is uploading a dead person's picture on social media allowed?

A few months ago, my cousin's brother died and then my other cousins started uploading his pictures on social media (Facebook), attaching them with their pictures. My question is, is this behavior ...
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Difference between prayer times in two mosques of different school of thought

Is dhuhr prayer timings are different in Wahabi and sunni muslims? I googled timing of prayers and found in my location dhuhr prayer timing is 12:32 whereas in our nearby masjid it is performed after ...