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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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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What is Sunni view regarding the savior of the world?

With respect to the appearance of the savior, I ought to point out that in accordance with the perspective of Shiite, 12th Imam of Shiite (Imam Mahdi (a.j.)) is going to appear to save the world from ...
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is my fast broken if i might have had dry sperm

when i woke up my penis was hard i went to eat suhoor but i felt something in my penis so i went to check and there was nothing in my underwear so i went to pee and i noticed white dry tiny things ...
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Should Bismillah be recited for each surah in prayer?

If we recite multiple surahs in one rakat do we have to recite bismillah for each surah? some say yes some say no?
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Did i break the promise?

Salam. I wanted to ask that i promised Allah that i wont watch porn and since then i have not watched it but there was a video where the person wasnt completely naked but there were sexual acts and i ...
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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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Is the hadith of the pond of Khumm authentic? If so, what is the sunni view on it?

In this hadith of the pond of Khumm, it shows that Ali is shown to be said that he is the master of whom the Prophet was the master of: O people, Allah the Most Kind the Omniscient has told me that ...
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I broke an oath (qasam)

Assalam o alaikum . I am a Muslim girl and since i was 12 , i did not know that breaking.a qasam is so bad , i broke many oaths with Allah bcz i thought i will just repent i was baligh and now i know ...
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How many Rakat in Salat (Fard Salat only)?

How many Rakat in Salat from Hanafi and other Sunni schools opinion? I would like to know how many Rakats that is Fard/Must for Fajr, Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib and Isha.
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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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What does Islam say about Intercession (Shafa'a)?

What is the meaning of intercession in Islam? Are there certain people who have the privilege to do it? It (shafa'a) is mentioned in a number of locations in the Qur’an. Either positive or negative, ...
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Is it okay to backbite someone by talking to yourself?

Is it okay to backbite someone with one's self? For example, if I become very angry with someone, then I go to my room and talk to myself things like "Why is he so stupid?". Backbiting normally ...
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Can we see Allah in the hereafter, the same way we see the other things? (Sunni view)

Can we see Allah in the Hereafter, the same way we see the other things? EDIT @owari commented the link to this page that has already listed the Shia references from Quran and Hadith that watching ...
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Buying and selling things with debit/credit cards

Assalamu alaykum! Sorry if there are mistakes, English is not my native! For two months I have been continuously trying to find fatwas on the Internet about whether it is permissible to sell goods ...
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Spreading of impurity

Assalamuaiakum iam 100 percent certain that my mobile had some impurity on its screen and i touched the impure area with sweaty hands accidently after that i touched the wet taps in the bathroom ...
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Is the deep web halal?

I know someone who is muslim and has taken a recent interest in the dark web. It is really concerning me because he is talking about things which seem haram. Is using the deep web halal?
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The Right Groups of Ahlus-Sunnah?

This particular discussion really frustrates me. I recently got into the debates about the right group of Ahlus-Sunnah. Probably I will not repeat to research these discussions again. It is just ...
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What are the differences among ISIS, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban from an Islamic Perspective?

I've asked a similar question over on a different board however I would like to know what the difference is between these three groups from an Islamic point of view as I believe it would help me gain ...
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Collecting Transformers and Anime figures haram?

I used to collect Transformers figures (not posters, just figures) since 2007 till 2010. Now, I want to return back to collecting them when I have rented a new house (Insha'Allah), when attending the ...
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How is the leader of a nation selected?

First of all, I mean absolutely no offence. And I am quite unfamiliar with Islam. Please be kind and forgive me for any offence. I was reading about the Taliban. What I understood is that elections ...
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Is this haram and shirk?

Salam, so this is worrying me a lot and I would really like someone to help me please Is it shirk to say I won’t be rude about a certain person for another person’s sake to not offend them? As earlier ...
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Please help, us this shirk?

Salam, so this has started worrying me a lot today So in about December I started reading the Harry Potter books and it took me about six months to finish them In the series, there’s a “spell” that’s ...
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Who has the authority to assign successor (caliph)? God? prophet? people? (Sunni view)

The society of Muslims needs to be guided by caliph after prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Hence, after the death of holy prophet (PBUH), a caliph was assigned to guide and rule the Muslims. According to my ...
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Is it obligatory to educate daughters?

Is it obligatory to educate one’s daughter. I am asking this because many people argue that Islam is discriminating towards women. Can anyone give me a Hadith about it?
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Is it true that Khalid ibn Sa'id ibn al-'As converted to Islam before Abu Bakr?

Is it true that Khalid ibn Sa'id ibn al-'As converted to Islam before Abu Bakr, and the first person who, according to Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr - and dozens of scholars and historians to convert to Islam ...
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Can a woman's hair be partially visible from Shia and Sunni viewpoints?

I see that Iran's women's hair is visible from under their headscarves. Is it allowed by Shia fiqh? Is it denied by Sunni mazhabs?
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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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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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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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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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Is it permitted to stop thinking about Allah when having sex with your spouse?

I read somewhere that you must remember Allah (swt) when performing any action. However you are permitted to stop thinking about Allah (swt) when having sex with your wife / husband. Is this correct ...
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Are muʿtazilah scholar considered as heretics according to sunni scholar?

Are muʿtazilah scholar considered as heretics according to sunni scholar? If yes when why do sunni scholar considered Muʿtazilah heretic
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Is there a correct way to do dua after salaah? (Sunni, Hanafi, Deobandi viewpoint)

Is there a correct way to perform dua after salaah? I have been told that, if you do not mention the prophet of Islam in your dua's, your dua does not get accepted apparently. I'm Not sure if this is ...
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Is it permissible to take false oath on Quran to save self honour/ self respect?

I am aware that taking a false oath by Quran is considered a major grave sin and should be avoided at all costs. However, in dire circumstances, is it permissible for a person to take a false oath on ...
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As a female, do I need to do Ghusl multiple times in a day due to discharge?

I’m a teenage girl and I’m currently struggling with ghusl. Sometimes if I have even just a small sexual thought , I feel a high arousal for a second and when I look I do see a bit of yellow discharge....
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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 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.
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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 round trip of 80 KM enough to exempt from Fasting?

I travel from home to university which is 40 KM and then travels back to home. So my total travel is 80KM. is it allowed for me to leave the fast? if yes when I can complete them?
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Why do Shia hold Aql (intellect) in a higher position in comparison with other sects?

As you possibly know, Aql/Aghl (intellect) is regarded as one of the sources of Fiqh in Islam. In Shia Islam, there are four sources of Fiqh: Qur'an, Sunnah, Ijmaa’ and Aql. (www.wikifeqh.ir) But as ...
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Are mermaids real in Islam?

Not sure if this source is real but I need help on verifying if it is true and whether this means that mermaids are real in Islam and permissible to eat. There is this fatwa from IslamQA. But then ...
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Do I have Ghusl if I half complete it?

So before I preformed the Ghusl I took "regular" shower, but washed every inch of my body with soap and made sure there was absolutely no dirt on my body (I always do that before making the ...
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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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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

Does the quran or hadith give any guidance on how to handle the case if a Non-Muslim insults the Prophet (Peace be upon him)?
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Is next day funeral a requirement?

In Turkish culture here in the UK, Turks generally get the body sent to Turkey for burial there. As far as I know we need to be buried the next day, but this delays that usually for at least one more ...
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Trees already on a Muslim's grave: what can I do, are there any rules?

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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What is Sunni view on hadith of pen and paper?

There is hadith that says prophet (PBUH) wanted to say something but was not let. However it sounds contrived to me, because there are some things that stand out to me: If prophet wanted to say ...
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Name for non-Salafiyya non-Reform Islam

I am looking for a name for the Islam that is not part of any direction of reform movement (Salafist, Salafi, Fundamental Reform, Modern Reform, Liberal Islam), i.e. following the four schools of ...
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Can I masturbate in a non pleauring way to release my sexual tension [duplicate]

Asalamualikum. When I was young I masturbated a few times, I did not know it is haram. When I learned I tried to decrease the amount I masturbated, and alhamdulilah I did, but I still do it sometimes. ...
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Haven’t purified sperm for a year

I changed bedsheets on my bed over a year so a very lot of times but the sperm is on the actual bed and I haven’t purified it and it’s been a year so it’s probably disappeared or dried up but I always ...

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