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Is it sunnah to put hands on chest/heart after shaking hands?

No, it isn't Sunnah Shaking hands is something that is encouraged in sharia, and it is a cause of sins being forgiven. It was narrated that al-Bara’ ibn ‘Aazib (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: ...
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Is sarcasm prohibited in Islam?

You can divide sarcasm into two types: Involving Lying Not involving lying The second is in the Quran itself, so that is definitely halal: Those who defy Allah’s signs and kill the prophets ...
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Why do some Muslims fold the top right of their prayer mats?

There is nothing in the Qur'an or authentic hadiths that mentions anything about Iblees praying on an unfolded prayer mat. There is also nothing in the Qur'an or authentic hadiths that refers to ...
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Is it wrong to "sever ties of kinship" in the case of an abusive relative?

A fast review on the quoted ahadith The hadith of 'Abdullah ibn 'Awfa has been qualified as da'if even if it differs slightly of other sahih ahdith like your second quoted hadith which you may find in ...
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Is it haram for a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy to have a relationship?

Islam discourages unnecessary mixed-gender intermixing: No person (man) should be alone with a woman except when there is a Mahram with her. Sahih Muslim 1341 c A man is not alone with a woman but ...
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Is dancing allowed in Islam?

Performing dance ( رقص ) is haram when it involves other haram actions like intoxication, uncovering of the 'awrah, vulgarity etc. There is difference among the madhabs on the ruling on dancing ...
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Why is Qur'an 33:53 (which describes specific behaviors in relation to the Prophet) inside the Qur'an?

There be at least four lessons in this verse: Etiquette for visiting. You should be careful to not cause any inconvenience to the host, you should not enter anyone's home without their permission, if ...
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Can someone behave with his parents "rudely" if his parents are torturing him emotionally?

In Islam, your parents have a high amount of rights over you. After all, they raised you, taught you, and made you who you are. And your Lord has decreed that you not worship except Him, and to ...
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Is looking at or thinking about good-looking celebrities zina of the mind/eyes?

Yes: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying. Allah fixed the very portion of adultery which a man will indulge in. There would be no escape from it. The adultery of the eye is the ...
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Is the hadith "I did not see anyone walk faster than [Prophet Muhammad], as if the earth folded for him" authentic?

The hadith appears not only in at-Tirmdihi's shamaa'il الشمائل المحمدية, but also in his Jami' (same narrator chain), Imam Ahmad's Musnad (same narrator chain), ibn Saa'd (? author of at-Tabaqaat) and ...
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If the food at the host's house is bad, what is the sunnah regarding this case?

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah (SAW) would never complain about food. If he desired something, he would eat it. If he disliked it, he would leave it. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-...
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Is there any Islamic basis for giving food when someone completes recitation of the Qu'ran or when someone dies?

The sunnah of feeding (poor) people This is covered in both sahih's and the three sunan books A person asked Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) . "What (sort of) deeds in or (what qualities of) Islam are ...
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What is meant by اتُّقِيَ لِفُحْشِهِ‏. and مُتَفَحِّشًا?

Arabic meaning of the crucial words First of all we need to clarify a few meanings of Arabic words: The meaning of the noun: الفُحش which actually refers to obscene, dirty and vulgar language etc....
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Is harm through inaction a sin?

Note that I'll only answer your post according the title as for the example case maybe an elaboration would be needed and as far as I can tell the other answer is referring to it and solving it to ...
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Why do some Muslims have triangular green flags with frills at the edges on top of their houses?

Well, Shia Muslims Practice this. They usually use green or black flag on their houses. The reason is connected to the Tragedy of Kerbala. We all know, in Kerbala 10th Moharram, 61 hijri, Imam ...
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Should I force myself to do a thing which my mind does not believe?

In your comments of some of the given answers here you always use افلا تعقلون as an argument, which seems to support your claim. After checking the Verses where this statement is quoted i came to ...
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Does telling people you have an academic credential amount to arrogance?

That's a subtle issue in ethics and comprises a major theme in ethical works written by Muslim scholars of ethics. (I personally recommend Jihad-e Nafs by Ayatollah Khomeini, a series of ethical ...
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If I gain pleasure from spanking men, would it be haram to do so?

Yea it is HARAM. A believer can not even look at another human with شهوة (meaning with passion or with aim of obtaining pleasure) so anything that is more involved then that is obviously also haram. ...
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If a Muslim friend started drinking alcohol in front of me, how can I appropriately react?

Advise. The first step is to advise the person that drinking alcohol is not permissible. It may be, as you mentioned in your question, that they are unaware of this. In any case, we are commanded to ...
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Is competitiveness a desirable Muslim trait?

Competitiveness is desirable, neutral and undesirable in Islam. Basically, it depends on what the area of competition is: Competition over worldly matters is prohibited Competition over permissible ...
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Can someone behave with his parents "rudely" if his parents are torturing him emotionally?

All religions give parents an honorable and very high status. Our indebtedness to our parents is so immense that it is not possible to repay it fully. In lieu of this, it becomes obligatory for us to ...
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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?

Allah does not give a person what he did not work for (on the Day of Judgement). For example, he will not simply give a murderer Paradise 'out of the grace of God'. No, sins require repentance and/or ...
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Is it obligatory to admonish someone who is sinning?

Allaah Azza Wa Jalla says in al-Qur'aan (interpretation of the meaning): "And let there be [arising] from you a nation inviting to [all that is] good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what ...
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Is competitiveness a desirable Muslim trait?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions Competition in terms of Good deeds is not only desirous but Indeed Allah ...
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Does the Qur'an promote violence?

There are many verses which says, catch them, kill them, slaughter them but... To understand those verses, you need to read before and after to clarify the context of the matter. Specially people ...
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Is "imitating disbelievers" interpreted holistically?

Islamic texts say "be different"; not "be mostly different". They never gave it a 'holistic context'. When the Prophet (ﷺ) spoke of imitation v. being different, he spoke on the individual action ...
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Is "imitating disbelievers" interpreted holistically?

You should also take into account the idea that this behavior might be seen as endorsing a Christian ritual or belief even though it might seem unlikely that this might be the impression caused by a ...
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Is mindfulness meditation haram?

The short answer is no. Clearing one's mind can in fact be helpful in salat (prayer) and thikr Allah (remembrance of Allah, calling His name as worship). Not everything under the sun is micromanaged ...
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Are people lazy because they are destined to be lazy?

Some people are lazy. whether it's by their nature and they did not change it , or if they just like becoming so. They have choice. According to the hadith , it is affirming that Allah knows the ...
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