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Backbiting is permissible only for valid reasons approved by Shari`ah. These reasons are as follows: It is permissible for an oppressed person to speak before the judge or someone in a similar position of authority to help him or her establish his or her rights by telling him `so-and-so wronged me and has done such and such to me' etc. It is permissible to ...


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Narration ‘Backbiting is worse than Zina’ - The Sunni Perspective There are various similar reports of this hadeeth by Al-Bayhaqi and also Ibn Abi Ad-Dunya. This Hadeeth is Dha’eef [weak] as stated by Shaykh Al-Albaani may Allaah have mercy upon him in “Dha’eef Al-Jaami’”. Moreover, Al-Haythami stated in “Majma’ Az-Zawaa’id” that in its chain of ...


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The Prophet (Salallahu 'Alaihi wa sallam) said: "Backbiting is saying about your brother that which he dislikes." So the saying of the Prophet (Salallahu 'alaihi wassalam) is general and it can be applied whether you are alone or with someone. Therefore, mentioning what your brother dislikes while you are alone is considered backbiting which is ...


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There isn't really much differences in what backbiting is, telling things about someone that he or she would not like others to know, and if what is told is not true than that is slandering. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam) said, "Do you know what is backbiting?" The Companions ...


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The Prophet said backbiting is Your mentioning something about your fellow brother that he would not like. A hadith of the Prophet says: 10ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) ـ لأبي ذرّ ـ: .... يا أباذرٍّ، إيّاكَ والغِيبَةَ؛ فإنَّ الغِيبَةَ أشَدُّ مِن الزِّنا ... قلتُ: يارسولَ اللّه‏ِ، وما الغِيبَةُ؟ قالَ: ذِكرُكَ أخاكَ بما يَكرَهُ، ...


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Doctor-patient confidentiality of and by itself does not provide a blanket exemption to backbiting. However, when discussing family history or hereditary diseases with the intention of reaping a benefit (improving your health) or restricting harm (e.g., curing an ailment or disease), then it is encouraged both Islamically and medically. In the introduction ...


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No, if a woman reports the advances of a non-mahram (or a mahram for that matter) to her husband, this is not considered backbiting (whether doing so is advisable is a different matter). Allah has defined the exception: لَّا يُحِبُّ اللَّهُ الْجَهْرَ بِالسُّوءِ مِنَ الْقَوْلِ إِلَّا مَن ظُلِمَ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ سَمِيعًا عَلِيمًا Allah does not like ...


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This is best answered by what quoting the Islamic definition of backbiting, you can use this as a criteria for assessing whether something is considered as back biting or not: It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Do you know what gheebah (...


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If it is like you've explained it has good chances not to be backbiting. As backbiting is defined in the sunnah in: Do you know what is backbiting? They (the Companions) said: Allah and His Messenger know best. Thereupon he (the Holy Prophet) said: Backbiting implies your talking about your brother in a manner which he does not like. It was said to him: ...


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The prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Backbiting is to mention your brother with that which he dislikes.” [Muslim, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud] Imam al-Barkawi said in al-Tariqa al-Muhammadiyya: Backbiting is to mention the negative points of a specific brother who is known to those being addressed, or to indicate these points or make them ...


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It's allowed when: Consulting about marriage. Behind someone's back that sin in public shamelessly. A presidential candidate or other kinds of candidacy. When Islam is in danger if the person will be elected. Talking behind patients' back to their doctor when they don't like it. When there's probability of one establishing a friendship with someone who is ...


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There is a quote which I like to live by: Righteous people don't even backbite in their thoughts And Backbiting is not merely talking to other people about the bad habits or revealing sins of others. Backbiting could even maybe praising someone to an extent - backbiting is something that if the person hears and they would not like it; maybe it would hurt ...


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Only Allah knows. Remember Allah is the most merciful and if you truly repent having done it, you need not worry anymore.


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If you did not know then it is not a sin and you will be forgiven. However it is must for you to learn about things, know things, understand them and now that you know you should never do it again. Ask for forgiveness from Allah, He is the most Merciful. Allah knows best.


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No there are only hadd punishment for what goes against one of the five fundamental goals of shari'a مقاصد الشريعة which are (I'll quote example cases where the punishment may apply for each of them): The preservation of ... - Religion / Faith (din الدين) like the case of an apostate that attacks Islam - Life (nafs النفس) like somebody who kills an ...


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Backbiting (...speaking about a Muslim in his absence and saying things that he would not like to have spread around or mentioned Islam Q&A) is a sin in Islam and the punishment is described in Surah Al-Humazah (Qur'an 104). Engaging in backbiting out of revenge does not make it better. In fact, a Qibla.com fatwa highlights this as one of the reasons ...


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Here's the definition of backbiting the Prophet gave: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: Do you know what is backbiting? They (the Companions) said: Allah and His Messenger know best. Thereupon he (the Holy Prophet) said: Backbiting implies your talking about your brother in a manner which he does not like. It was said to him: What is ...


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In Islam you mustn't disrespect people but you also mustn't comfort one into their sin (that is a sin). Feeling like the opposite of their gender is something, and actually going out of one's way to permanently change their body and identity is a sin. If you were born a man, you have to remain a man and it's also a sin for men to mimic women and vice versa. ...


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I really believe that your question is not islamic, maybe I'm wrong, but you have to prove me that transgender is not a sin regarded from an islamic point of view. Some hadiths refers to man behaving very badly by behaving like women, and women dressing like men. Allah curses men who imitate women and women who imitate men. ( Bukhari) https://...


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Based on what I’ve perceived of your interesting query, I presume that in case it would be permissible (not backbiting) that it is related to: Helping in eliminating/preventing sin, and turning the sinner to goodness; in this case it is permissible to mention about badness, and backbiting is permissible only in right/correct intention, otherwise it won’t be ...


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Yes Backbiting is always backbiting.Here is something to understand that if you are harmed by someone and you are telling someone about what that person did with you. doing this is not a backbiting because you are telling about the Atrocity he did with you.


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Assalamualaikum wr wb There are 6 cases in which you can talk about a person in their absence. Complaining (feedback) to a person of authority. Seeking help in changing an evil and turning evils to that which is correct: An example of this is if someone witnesses a person drinking alcohol and then he mentions that to his guardian seeking to correct him and ...


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A general rule: any sin that is thought as less important will become greater. In a Hadeeth Imam Ali peace be upon him says do not see to the smallness of the sin but do see the greatness of the one you disobey. In another Hadeeth any relatively small sin that is considered small will become a major sin. Now let me return back to your statement that "I am ...


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You should have your co-worker with you when you tell your boss what you think of him. Ghibah [غيبة] is a word derived from the root word Ghaib [غيب] which means "That which is hidden". In an authentic hadith, Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam) said, "Do you know what is ghibah (...


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