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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions about determining permissibility: "Is X haram/sinful/forbidden?", "How haram is X?", "Under what conditions is X haram?". (Do not use this tag by itself; add the relevant tags for X.)
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Questions about the Qur'an القرآن, the divine scripture revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
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the practice of formal worship in Islam.
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a "saying". When used in the context of Islam, a hadith means "a report of what the Holy Prophet Muhammad said or did on a certain occasion".
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Islamic jurisprudence and deals with the (individual) details of specific laws, rulings and verdicts.
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The word nikah (نكاح) translates to the English word "marriage". It is a contract and the related events that changes a person from being "single" to "married".
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putting Islam to practice, and applying it in everyday life.
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Sharia الشريعة (Islamic Law) based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah. Use this tag for general questions on the PoV of Islam on a topic.
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the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Qur'an.
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Born in Mecca; believed by Muslims to be the last prophet sent down by Allah (SWT) to mankind.
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Questions seeking to understand the interpretation of a hadith, its context or its meaning. If you're explicitly seeking its authenticity, rather than its meaning, use the "authenticity" tag.
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a word for God. In Arabic, the word means simply "the God."
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History pertaining to Islam, it's origin, spreading of Islam and others.
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Questions about or that apply specifically to women.
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Questions about identifying a source of information. Not for seeking lists of items that meet a criteria; it is seeking individual known items based on clear descriptions.
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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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the specific words, habits, practices, and silent approvals of The Prophet Muhammed (May peace and blessings be upon him)
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For questions about Islamic philosophy behind problems connected with life, the universe, ethics, society, science, and so on, according to the Qur'an and Sunnah.
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the Arabic word for fasting.
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The Shia (Arabic: شيعة‎, Shīʿah) represent the second largest denomination of Islam and adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collective or Shi'i individually. Shia Muslims believ…
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for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslims. (disbelievers, people who generally have an other faith)
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about Islamic ruling in case of sexual activities
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the act of asking Allah for something, du'a is considered one of he best forms of worship. Allah encourages us to make supplication to Him: And your Lord says: "C…
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the language in which the Quran was revealed. Use this tag for questions on Islam related terms or for understanding Islamic-texts.
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the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. It is also the Muslim month of fasting.
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For questions about sins in general. (Use "halal-haram" for questions about the haram-ness of something.)
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The Islamic conception of paradise.
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the Arabic word for divorce.
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if you have a statement and want to check its authenticity
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worthy of being eaten.
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for those questions which seek to find what, if any, basis a common practice or belief has in Islamic fundamentals, or if it is just a cultural tradition (e.g. "folk Islam").
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a ritual of washing parts of one's body for purification. It is mandatory prior to performing prayers or handling the Qur'an.
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if you have a statement and you are looking for the source where it was quoted
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selected individuals whom Allah has chosen to deliver His message. Their commandments were valid for specific era, specific nations/tribes. They received the revelations sometimes directl…
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refers to the relationship between husband and wife
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Zakāt (Arabic: زكاة‎ [zæˈkæː], "that which purifies" or "alms"), is the giving of a fixed portion of one's wealth to charity, generally to the poor and needy. It is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.