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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.

Questions about determining permissibility: "Is X haram/sinful/forbidden?", "Why/under what conditions/to which extent is X haram?". (Avoid using this tag by itself or together with the tags: sharia/…
Questions about the Qur'an القرآن, the divine scripture revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
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".
the practice of formal worship in Islam.
Islamic jurisprudence and deals with the (individual) details of specific laws, rulings and verdicts.
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putting Islam to practice, and applying it in everyday life.
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".
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.
the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Qur'an.
Born in Mecca; believed by Muslims to be the last prophet sent down by Allah (SWT) to mankind.
a word for God. In Arabic, the word means simply "the God."
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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History pertaining to Islam, it's origin, spreading of Islam and others.
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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.
Questions about or that apply specifically to women.
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the specific words, habits, practices, and silent approvals of The Prophet Muhammed (May peace and blessings be upon him)
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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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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about Islamic ruling in case of sexual activities
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For questions about sins in general. (Use "halal-haram" for questions about the haram-ness of something.)
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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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…
237 questions
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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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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if you have a statement and want to check its authenticity
The Islamic conception of paradise.
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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worthy of being eaten.
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the Arabic word for divorce.
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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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Shirk means association or joining. The word is referring to association with Allah/God someone or something as a god with Him.
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