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Can boys talk to girls in islam

I really want to know if i'm doing something haram. I like this boy and he likes me too, we chat to eachother but i don't look him as my boyfriend, were just close friends, we want to marry ...
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Is my prayer invalid! Condition of being ease?

I was praying after bowing i stand up my one hand was on hair while standing i was making hair correct, and i go to sujood. Is my standing will considered as ease, because being in ease in every ...
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The obligation on dying hair

The prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “The Jews and the Christians do not dye (their hair) so do the opposite to them” as recorded by Al-Bukhaari, Muslim, Ahmad, Abu Daawood and An-Nasaa’i. Yet no ...
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Can one sell or donate breast milk in Islam?

In the west, we have milk banks where many women either sell or donate their breast milk. Given the fact that suckling five times makes a child mahram to the woman & also makes her own children ...
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Does non-payment of muajjal Haq Mehar has any implication on Nikkah or Validity of Marriage?

I am happily married for five years and have two kids now alhumdulillah. Recently I got to know about the muajjal (to be paid Immediately) and ghaire mu'ajjal. My Haq Mehar was fixed but I didnt knew ...
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is this conversation between Allah and angels fabricated? [closed]

I found a youtube video where the kahtib said this: "Every night our soul is taken away during sleep. and the angels ask allah 'should we send back this ruh shall we keep this one?' and Allah ...
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Making prayer on behalf of someone I care for who doesn't read namaaz

So let's just say that I want to pray fajr namaaz for someone I care for who doesn't read namaaz. If I read 2 farz namaaz on behalf of this person, would the Salah be accepted for the person or is ...
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The Prophet and the sense of haya

From sunnah.com: Narrated Abu Sa`id: The Prophet was more shy (haya) than a veiled virgin girl. What other sahih hadith are there that specifically describe The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon ...
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can a person who is talking about religious issues and preaching go on talking while adhan is being called?

what a person mentions while preaching is,or rather,should be explanation of Quran,such talk can be continued
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If someone do not pray 5 time, is he/she Kafer?

I try my best to do my prayers on time and would not miss any. Recently, i watched a youtube video by one of the Islamic lecturer from Saudi Arabia , quoting a hadith which i do not have knowledge to ...
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In what sense are wives "captives" in the hadith "...they are but captives with you..."?

I'm surprised by the use of the word captive in this hadith: And indeed I order you to be good to the women, for they are but captives with you over whom you have no power than that, except if they ...
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Is a forced oath taken by placing hand on Quran valid?

Salam, My family forced me to place my hand on Quran and say that I won't say that I want to marry a guy I like (my family said no because they think he isn't good looking enough). Although I tried ...
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What happened to the slave girls of the prophet?

According to the following hadith: 'Amr ibn al-Harith, the brother of the Umm al-Mu'minin, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, said, "When the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, ...
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Will I incur sins if I stand in prayer even though my wudhu is broken?

Suppose I'm praying an obligatory prayer behind an Imam at a masjid. Suddenly my wudhu breaks (due to the passing of wind). Now, if I still keep standing in prayer will I incur sins? This should ...
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Are these ahadith regarding reciting "Allah is sufficient for me..." seven times authentic?

Assalamu alaikum. Recently I have seen the following excerpt which I'm copying here... Hasbiyallaahu laa 'ilaaha 'illaa Huwa 'alayhi tawakkaltu wa Huwa Rabbul-'Arshil-'Adheem. Allah is sufficient for ...
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What does اذل and اعز mean in Qur'an 5:54?

Surah Al-Maeda, Verse 54: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مَن يَرْتَدَّ مِنكُمْ عَن دِينِهِ فَسَوْفَ يَأْتِي اللَّهُ بِقَوْمٍ يُحِبُّهُمْ وَيُحِبُّونَهُ أَذِلَّةٍ عَلَى الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَعِزَّةٍ ...
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Trouble understanding and applying the hadith of not taking on a trial one cannot bear

Salam Alaykum, I came across this hadith: عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏"‏ لاَ يَنْبَغِي لِلْمُؤْمِنِ أَنْ يُذِلَّ نَفْسَهُ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ قَالُوا وَكَيْفَ يُذِلُّ ...
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Which ahadith quoted in al-Mustadrak are present in one or both sahihs?

I am looking for some of the ahadiths quoted by Mustadrak al-Hakim and are found in both muslim and bukhari or in one of them.
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Statement about slightly lesser reward of Abdullah ibn Rawaha (radillahu anhu)

While listening to a seerah lecture about the battle of Mu'tah, the lecturer made an interesting statement. First, the setup (paraphrased): Zayd ibn Thabit took the flag. Immediately, the Muslims ...
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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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Accoridng to this hadith in Sahih al-Bukhari: are we alowed to kill hypocrites?

Sahih al-Bukhari Volume 9, Book 84, Number 64 Narrated 'Ali: Whenever I tell you a narration from Allah's Apostle, by Allah, I would rather fall down from the sky than ascribe a false ...
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Is it haram to touch a pig , to smell it, or to go even near it?

I know that it's verily haram to eat pork or anything that is derived from pig, but what about touching something that may possibly be derived from a part of a pig and sometimes you just cannot avoid ...
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Hajj Sacrifice Sacrifice

Salam.Alaikum....during 10th zil hajj the haji must sacrifice before shaving/triming his hair or getting halal from ihram.... but all campaigns must wait for their turn for sacrifice because there is ...
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Misinterpretation about the 72 virgins

I happened to see this TED talk by Lesley Hazleton. She is an agnostic Jew and without bias she explains that Quran doesn't speak of 72 virgins. It is simply a misguided verse of the Quran. The verse ...
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Are Zoroastrians considered the People of the Book?

Are the Zoroastrians\Majus\Parsis from the People of the Book?? Can we eat their food and marry their women as we are allowed to do with Ahl Kitab? Zoroastrians: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Hadith about Allah's rulings on his servants?

Is this hadith authentic? Abu Tha’labah Al-Khushani may Allaah be pleased with him narrated that the Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention ) said, “Allaah ...
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Is the hadith "He who doesn't ask Allah, he gets angry at him" authentic?

I asked a question regarding that hadith and some say it is and some say it is not authentic. But, good websites like islamqa.com and other hadiths uses that hadith and if they use that hadith ...
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What is an example of a hadith that is sahih in chain but not sahih in content?

There are two main aspects of a hadith that make reliable (sahih): its narrator chain (sanad) and its content (matn). See Hadith studies at Wikipedia. Question: What is an example of a hadith that ...
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Did Maymunah bint al-Harith only ever marry Prophet Muhammad?

The Prophet's 11 wives are: 1. Khadijah◊,‡ 2. Sawda◊,‡ 3. Aisha 4. Hafsa‡ 5. Zaynab bint Khuzayma‡ 6. Umm Salama◊,‡ 7. Zaynab bint Jahsh‡ 8. Juwayriyah‡ 9. Ramlah‡ 10. Safiyah‡ 11. Maymunah. (And ...
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Who defined the terms "makki" and "madani"?

I know part of Qur'an was revealed in Makka and remaining was revealed in Madina. However, some surahs of the Qur'an (moshaf) are declares to be "makki" or "madani", based on revelation. So I want to ...
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What do we do after missing the 2nd rukuh in Friday Congregational prayers (Jum'ah)

So I live in KSA, and I arrived late at the mosque and I joined the jamat at the second sujood of the second rakat, so after I finished two rakat the one next to me started his 3rd rakat I became ...
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Is not husband having no right over wife's salary a bit injustice?

Suppose i am married with a earning wife. We both earn the same. I am only son of my parents and she is also only issue of her parents. Now as i have to look after her expenses and also my children i ...
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Are there sunnah prayers before Asr and Isha?

I read Hadith sunnah prayers are : 2 before fajr 4 before zuhr 2 after 2 after Maghrib 2 after Isha But I was taught those and also 4 rakat before asr and Isha and when I go to the mosque at those ...
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How does one decide if the meat is halal if he doesn't witness the slaughter?

Anyone can make a claim that a food is halaal. There are food and imported meat that are certified halaal. But, these are imported from Muslim minority countries (like imported chicken from Brazil). ...
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What is the purpose of dreams?

What is the purpose of dreams? I understand there are different types of dreams. I also understand that either directly or indirectly they are from our Creator. But, what is their purpose? Please give ...
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Ishmael and Sacrifice

The Wikipedia article on Ishmael and sacrifice says that "As Abraham attempts to slay Ishmael, either the knife is turned over in his hand or copper appears on Ishmael to prevent the death and ...
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How much food is sufficient for kaffarah?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته The Quran says that it's the equivalent of what you'd feed your family. That has been determined to be a "saa" of rice, which in turn is 1.5 Kg of rice. Is ...
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How to perform a Khutba (Sermon) on a Friday prayer as Imam?

What is the minimum to do as Imam in the Khutba? Can you give a example?
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Qasas versus Hadith

In Qur'an the words qasas and hadith are at times used in meanings that are close to each other. For example: the use of qasas as in story-narration: We narrate to you, [O Muhammad], the best of ...
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Magrhib & Isha Qasr

Assalamu alaikum I am a musafir, i want to know how to Qasr a Magrhib during Isha time and how many rakaat and what will be my intention Thank you
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Is alcohol based vinegar allowed

If there is alcohol used to create vinegar such as red wine if it is converted into vinegar and sold as red wine vinegar is it halal or does it remain haram
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Is the torso/chest/trunk of a man considered as awrah?

It is always stated in Islamic sites that men's awrah is from knees to navel. (for example http://islamqa.info/en/34976 ). I have searched hadiths about that, and I have found many hadiths about ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran? [closed]

First of all, I apologize for the length of this question. But I think this is a very important subject to think about. Majority of Muslims believe that Imran in the Quran is father of Mary. But I ...
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Why was prophet Lot (pbh) told not to look back?

"Then travel in a part of the night with your family, and you go behind them in the rear, and let no one among you look back, but go on to where you are ordered." (Qur'an 15:65) Why was Lot (PBUH) ...
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Was the body of Prophet Muhammad SAW decomposing?

According to one Hadith : The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Verily, Allah has forbidden the Earth to consume the bodies of the Prophets.” (Sunan Abî Dâwûd (1047), Sunan al-Nasâ’î (1374), and ...
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Ahadith reports of the Prophet Muhammad() giving the Adhan or Iqamah himself

I would like to know all the ahadith where it is reported that Prophet had himself given the Adhan or Iqamah. I did find some here
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Isnaad of an Athar

Assalamou 'Alaikum. Some people say that the following saying does not have a chain of narration : The Tabei Mujahid said: Istawa (meaning) : Rose (alaa) above the Throne. Ref Sahih al ...
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What does the hadith about Paradise surrounded with hardships and Jahannam surrounded by desires mean?

The below hadith is found in Sahih Muslim #2822 and Jami at-Tirmidhi #2559: عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ حُفَّتِ الْجَنَّةُ بِالْمَكَارِهِ ...
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Why is "doing righteous deeds" not a pillar of Islam?

Doing righteous deeds is mentioned a zillion times in the Qur'an, e.g.: And give good tidings to those who believe and do righteous deeds that they will have gardens [in Paradise] beneath which ...

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