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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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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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Dower (property) in natural divorce in case of 2 wives

I need to know legal (Pakistan) and shariah law on dower of the 2nd wife in form of property in natural divorce. if father dies leaving 8 children from 1st wife and 10 from 2nd wife, what is the ...
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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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How do Shia's correct their prayer?

I understand that they reject the concept that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم made mistakes in the Salaah and thus showing us how to make Sajda Sahw in the Sunni ahadith. So what do they do if they ...
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Sharing and reading 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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Bani Israel/People of the Book [duplicate]

Are the Christians and Jews considered as the Bani Israel or is it just the Jews that are considered Bani Israel
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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 bitcoin halal or haram? [duplicate]

I wanna know of investing in bitcoin is halal or haram. Bitcoin is halal or haram or should be avoided. Please let me know.
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What is the source of “to know the religion of a man … look at how he treats people” attributed to Jafar as-Sadiq?

"If you want to know the religion of a man, do not look at how much he prays and fasts, rather, look at how he treats people." - Jafar as-Sadiq (attributed to) Is this a real quote or is it a ...
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How to perform tahajjud [duplicate]

I had read many articles online. But still I don't understand how to perform this prayer. I mean there is dua we have to make in every Salah .I'm not sure what to say or what dua should I make before ...
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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 ...
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Marriage between different sects in Islam [closed]

Background My partner belongs to a Sunni family and i belong to a Shia one. My partner and i know each other from a long time, and we understand and respect each other's point of view. I however, do ...
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Can we eat together with shias in a family gathering?

My family including me have sometimes dinner or lunch with shia where as me and my family are sunni muslims. Is that OK ?
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Is it allowed to fast the day following the day of Eid el fitr?

The Eid el fitr has been june 25th. I want to know if it is allowed to fast june 26th as a part of the 6 days (fast) of Shawal or sunna (Monday and Thursday). Thank you.
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Is urinating in toiltet while standing haram?

I heard that urinating while standing was not permissible in Islam, so I let that practice. However I have a little problem when preparing myself to wudu. Very often, when I urinate while not standing ...
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What does the “Taqlid Period, after the formation of Madhabs and the closing of the gate of ijtihad” refer to?

A. Maftuhin, The Historiography of Islamic Law: The Case of Tarikh al-Tashri' Literature, Al-Jāmi‘ah: J. Islamic Studies, 2016 (URL), writes: Islamic law used to be powerful, and now it suffered a ...
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What is fitna (temptation)?

My question revolves around fitna. As far as I understand, fitna means temptation. What is confusing me is this. For some people, it is easier to fall into temptation than it is for other people to ...
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Which prominent Sunni scholars say music is not haram?

In a comment to If someone is not distracted from Islam by music, is it still haram?, we have: Music isn't haram par se based on the opinion of prominent scholars of the 4 madhabs and other modern ...
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Information about hazarat khizar

As salam o 3laikum dear my muslim brother, May Allah give you success in the mission you are onto and in the life hereafter. My question to you is that I have been going through many scholars ...
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What to do after forgetting to perform Sajda as-Suhw?

I mistakenly recited Tashahhud in the first Raka' and then I did in the second one, too. I remembered that I have to perform Sajda as-Sahw but in the end I forgot and I continued with rest of my ...
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Which sunni scholars denied ijma'?

In this video, Adnan Ibrahim argues against Ijma'. He also quotes Imam Ahmed: "قال " من ادَّعى الإجماع فقد كذب ، وما يدريه لعل الناس اختلفوا Imam Ahmed said: "The one calling upon ijma' has lied!"...
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Can a person know he or she is going to Jannah or Jahannam in dream?

For example if Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) comes in a dream and says you will goto Heaven or any similar dream like that.So can a person get a good news of Jannah in dream or bad news of Jahannam in this ...
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What role does “obligatory caution” play in Sunni Islam?

Ayatollah Khamenei's FAQ page mentions several times the notion of "obligatory caution". One example is: Permission of Her Father for Marriage. If the girl is virgin, it is necessary – by ...
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Do men and women pray differently?

I used to bend in sajdah (prostration) completely so as my full hands​ touch the ground. Do men and women perform prayer differently?
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Do Sunnis believe in the infallibility of Rasoolallah?

I have been on another site looking at the major differences between Sunni Muslims and Shia followers. During the course of our discussions the subject of Infallibility came up. My question is this: ...