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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Can I take a second marriage without permission of first wife? [duplicate]

My name is Md Ibran Khan and I am from Varansi. I want to marry a second woman but my first (current) wife is not giving permission; I want to remain married to her as well. Will nikah with the ...
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Are there sects of Islam similar to protestants? [duplicate]

I know there are Sunni and Shia as the two major denominations of Islam and Sufi as the more mystical component. Are there any other sects? such as how Protestant denominations find comfort in the ...
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Ahle Sunnat view of salawat to prophet Mohammad (PBUH)? [duplicate]

Where I live, Shia religious men coming to schools (specially girls schools) and keep Asking question to make sunni students interested to shia view of Islam. Recently they keep asking new question I ...
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What is the islamic definition of “Excessive”?

What exactly does "excessive" mean in Islam? For example, lets imagine we have 2 people, person 1 and person 2: Scenario 1: Person 1 makes $1000 a month, but in one of those months he spends $600 ...
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Disposing of Quranic text [duplicate]

I had a few verses of the quran in my top jacket pocket, which I kept with me while I was doing some memorisation of the quran on the move. i.e. because I didn't want to carry the full quran with me ...
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Washing dog saliva after becoming Muslim

Before I became Muslim, I don't remember which parts of my body have been in contact with dog saliva, do I still have to do the washing with earth? Thanks
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Differences Within Religion [closed]

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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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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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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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 the source for ijaab (offering) and qabul (acceptance) in marriage?

[Kindly note that I'm only looking for the sunni view] During a nikah, I know with evidences that the khutbah (sermon) is done with certain verses from the Qur'aan and hadeeth. But I often find that ...
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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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Should I throw away decorations? (Sunni View)

There are many things which are purely decorative. For example, there are colorful badges which you just wear around because it is beautiful. Shoul I throw them away? THey seem expensive, but they're ...
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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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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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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: ...
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Could you please translate some of the references made in Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl's article “Dogs in the Islamic Tradition and Nature”?

Assalamu alaikum I was reading an article written by Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl concerning the status of dogs and some of his arguments as to why he believes they are not as impure as some other ...
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Is masturbation Haram? [duplicate]

From the viewpoint of Sunni, Is Masturbation Haram? What if a person is entangled in a tough situation in which he is surrounded by multiple kinds of sexual attraction and not capable of getting ...
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Is ijtihad open in Islam (Sunni view)?

I know that there are only four Sunni schools of Fiqh. Namely Shafiite, Hanbali, Maliki & Hanafi. And all followers do their Islamic duties according to only four schools. Is it possible to do ...
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I commited zina while i was separated from my husand [closed]

My question is I have committed zina while i was separated from my husband but i am back with husband because we have kids and i never thought im going to get back with my husband, i regret so much ...
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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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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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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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Authentic Books for reference in Islamic eschatology

Which books are authentic to refer and study Islamic eschatology? for the reference of those Books related to the Author and authenticity.
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Children disabled because parents have sinned

I am from a culture where people say they follow Islam, but they keep saying strange things to me which don't seem to fit in with what I am reading in the Quran. For example, one of the things people ...
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Legal status of mut'a in Sunni and Shia sects

What is the Islamic and legal status of mut'a in Sunni and Shia schools of thought? What are the conditions for it means the circumstances in which it is halal and haram. Please also describe the ...
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If I follow a madhhab, must I follow them in all matters? [duplicate]

I am studying different school of thoughts on the Islam. Is it restricted, e.g. if am hanafi then for some matters I cannot opt out following the hambli school of thought? Further to have and harmony ...
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Listening to the Qur'an and studying- permissible or disrespectful?

I am new to the practice of Islam and i have a lot of questions but among them is the fallowing: I spend a lot of time reading for my school and though I try to make time for reading the QUR'AN it isn'...
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Is it normal to suffer a heart attack out of fear from Allah? Is it normal to suffer anxiety disorder out of fear from Allah?

Salaam aleikum. Fear in this world produces suffering and pain and it poisons you both spiritually and physically (science has shown the bad effects of stress and anxiety on human body) because it ...
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Is there anywhere in the Quran stating the consequences of missing a prayer

As the title says, is there anywhere in the Quran that states the consequences or a punishment of a missing prayer, not the Hadiths, maybe missing it because of forgetfulness or on purpose or because ...
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Is this version of the hadith of “the two weight things” authentic: “the book of Allah and my sunnah”?

I recently noticed this old question which is an issue of contention among Shia and Sunnis. We've got two versions of hadith of "the two weighty things" with one identifying the two with Quran and ...
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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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Ruling on Smoking Marijuana [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaiku wa Rahmatullahi Ta'ala wa barakatuhu! Tafseer I was wondering what the rulings on smoking cigarettes and Indian hemp is, statistics shows that the rate that which youth consume these ...
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Can a believer talk to Allah in Paradise about anything he wishes and any time he wishes?

I know that in worldly life, a believer cannot talk with Allah except through a prophet or messenger He sends to people, but what saddens me is that the Era of Prophets is closed permanently and now ...
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salat in jamat and how to complete in tahaya

when we join late in jamat and w sit with imam till he ends prayer, and we have to get up for completion of salat ,during tahaya o we read Darood and dua aftr darood also or w keep silent after tashad ...
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Is it haram to use an office phone if the boss doesn't allow it? [closed]

I have heard that it is not permissible to use an office phone to talk with one's relatives when the boss does not allow it for personal matters, since it is not a personal device. (Note: I inquire ...
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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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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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Two dua's needed in MP3 format

Anyone know where I can get the following dua's from in MP3 format? Dua 1: Arabic: اللهم رب الناس، مذهب البأس، اشف أنت الشافي، لا شافي إلا أنت، شفاءً لا يغادر سقماً Transliteration: Allahumma ...
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How much zakat should be paid?

I want to know If I am a working lady Can I pay Zakat for myself and my siblings? Is it halal or haram?? How much amount should be paid by me according to Indian currency per person ?? I'm a Sunni ...
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Me and my wife only need Legal divorce papers but by mouth don't want to say neither she want

Me and my wife only need Legal divorce papers but by mouth don't want to say neither she wants. our purpose is to require only divorce certificate for settling in some other country and we want to ...
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Azaan in a baby's ear?

What is the correct Sunnah when the child is born and how Azaan in a baby's ear should be performed? You shall be answering this question for male.
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Is it permissible to perform EID Salaat on any day other than the 2 EIDs?

In some part of the world, Shia people organize EID Salaat in mosques on the day of EID-Al-Ghadeer. Is it valid to perform ID Salaat on EID-E-Ghadeer day?
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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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Can we label prophet mohammed a Sunni because he was the messenger through Sunnah? [closed]

I am new to Islam. So please be forgiving and understanding, I am curious to learn. Thx.
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can wife do 2nd Marriage without asking her husband [closed]

can a wife do 2nd marriage without her husband permisssion??? like a married boy and a married girl wants to get married again , so can they do marriage without permission???
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Can man do marriage with his mother in law after the divorce of her daughter? [duplicate]

Please give the answer quickly in my I.d address. Can a man do marriage with his mother in law after divorce of her daughter?
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Are Sunni Muslims allowed to practice Nikah mut'ah?

In an earlier question I asked whether a married man who sleeps with an unmarried woman is considered Zina and in some jurisdictions was punishable by stoning (Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iran, Yemen and ...
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Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim convert into Hindu? [closed]

Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim convert into Hindu and any other religion at his wish?
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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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