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These two Ayas are the key source: وَلَا تَنكِحُوا مَا نَكَحَ آبَاؤُكُم مِّنَ النِّسَاءِ إِلَّا مَا قَدْ سَلَفَ ۚ إِنَّهُ كَانَ فَاحِشَةً وَمَقْتًا وَسَاءَ سَبِيلًا And do not marry those [women] whom your fathers married, except what has already occurred. Indeed, it was an immorality and hateful [to Allah ] and was evil as a way. ...


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Many people will talk about diseases and medical research and all that sort of thing, but the simple fact is that we were never given a reason. Like many things, Muslims are expected to submit to Allah's will in this matter, after all the word Islam means "submission".


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This answer comes from a secular perspective; if it is out of place, let me know and I'll remove it. But I offer it anyway. Short version: Ignore it. Offense has the interesting characteristic in that it is, quite literally, an imaginary thing: in only exists to the observer - it is not a concrete thing by itself. Add religion into that mix and we have ...


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The first thing we must do.. The first thing we must do is ask Allah for forgiveness. I say this because, the people that insult the Prophet (pbuh) have never met him or seen him BUT they know him through our actions. So we have failed to deliver the message of Islam for them to insult someone they have never seen or met. These insults will not change ...


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I think this photo will speak more than words *In response to the abusive film about the Holy Prophet Muhammad upon him blessings and peace, “Discover Islam UK” in London distributed more than 110,000 copies of a translation of the Qur’an And the life of the Prophet Mohammed for the citizens of London.


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Wearing one's lower garment below the ankles (for men) is known as isbāl (from sa-ba-la which means to lower). There are dozens of authentic ahadith from the Prophet (saws) prohibiting isbal. For example, here are two well-known ones: Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (saws) said “Whatever is below the ankles of the izār is in the fire.” Narrated ...


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None of the four items you mention are permitted in Islam. The general ruling is that anything harming the intellect and/or health is forbidden. Wine and beer are forbidden by a clear text, marijuana is forbidden by analogy (and by falling under the definition of khamr which is forbidden by text), and cigarettes are forbidden because they are harmful to ...


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This is a personal preference & is not Islamic. Maybe for having more concentration. but it is against what Islam wants: Qur'an says: O children of Adam, take your adornment at every Masjid(mosque), and eat and drink, but be not excessive. Indeed, He likes not those who commit excess. Surat Al-'A`rāf 7:31 Wealth and children are [but] adornment of ...


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The only hair areas that I am aware of that have restrictions are: The beard for men Narrated By Ibn 'Umar : Allah's Apostle said, "Cut the moustaches short and leave the beard (as it is)." Sahih al-Bukhary, The Book of Dress, Hadith Number:5954 The eyebrows for women Narrated By 'Abdullah : Allah has cursed those women who practise ...


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Killing a Muslim unlawfully is a serious matter and a grave crime. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And whoever kills a believer intentionally, his recompense is Hell to abide therein; and the Wrath and the Curse of Allaah are upon him, and a great punishment is prepared for him.”[al-Nisa’ 4:93] al-Bukhaari (6355) narrated from Ibn ‘...


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What to do when you find an unclaimed (lost) property: The first thing you have to do if an unclaimed object comes in your custody is make a public announcement. Then wait for a year to see if the owner returns. If he doesn't you can utilize it. Sahih Al-Bukhari Volume 3, Book 42, Hadith 609: Narrated Zaid bin Khalid Al-Juhani: A Bedouin went to ...


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Prediction is not necessarily prediction; it might actually be inferences or even observations. As oshirowanen mentioned, there are two kinds of predictions: Magical Prediction and Scientific Prediction. Scientific Prediction (Actually I don't believe them as prediction) The term "Scientific prediction" is a misnomer .The correct terms are Scientific ...


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Preservation of lineage is one of the most important objectives (maqasid) of shari'ah. Since modern technology permits things that people in the past could not even imagine, the rulings in these cases must be derived by analogy and wisdom, keeping in line with the objectives of shari'ah. When the sperm donor is not the husband, this is unquestionably ...


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The confusion arises because of different meanings of the word "adoption" in English and it's perceived equivalent in Arabic. In Arabic, in addition to taking an orphan in and feeding them and providing for them and raising them (this is kafalah), it also means to give them your name and have them inherit from you and have similar mahram rules apply to them ...


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The conditions for slaughtered meat that is valid to eat are 5: The slaughterer must be of the age of tamyiz - i.e. he must be of an age where he is able to intend the slaughter, differentiate between right and wrong and perform simple commands. The slaughterer must be either Muslim, Christian, or Jewish. The instrument used to slaughter must be sharp and ...


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It is impermissible to treat Animals bad, and the punishment is in the hereafter from Allah, but there is no haad or punishment in life, Also there is a reward from Allah for being kind to animals, Wallah A'laam. Narrated 'Abdullah bin `Umar: Allah's Apostle said, "A woman was tortured and was put in Hell because of a cat which she had kept locked ...


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This is something a lot of people unfortunately indulge in. They seek to go against the law and become lawless, claiming their religion as an excuse to do this. Islam is very clear about this; everything from tax evasion to vigilantism. In the Qur'an, Allah says: O you who have believed, fulfill [all] contracts. [...] [Surah Ma'ida, verse 1]1. The ...


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Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. With regard to the donor, the transplantation can be categorized into three types, i.e. : Donors(Organ donation) in a state of still alive. Donors(...


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Yes, you can use miswaak while fasting. Amir Ibn Rabia narrates: “I saw Hz. Muhammad (PBUH) using a miswak while fasting more times than I can count.” -Sahih Bukhari Volume 003, Book 031, Hadith Number 154. It is not makrooh when a fasting person uses a miswak or a toothbrush dampened with water according to scholars. Imam Nawawi RA, who was one of ...


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In Islam everyone is equal so caste has no importance. There is a hadith: "An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab" If you say that one should not marry of a particular caste then you are saying that you are better than them and that makes you ignorant. “He will not enter Hellfire who has the weight of a seed of faith in his heart and he will not ...


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It was narrated that Abu Balj said: "I heard Muhammad bin Hatib say: 'What differentiates between the lawful and the unlawful is the voice (singing).'" أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الأَعْلَى، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدٌ، عَنْ شُعْبَةَ، عَنْ أَبِي بَلْجٍ، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ مُحَمَّدَ بْنَ حَاطِبٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ ...


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“Ramaḍān enters by one of two ways:” By sighting the crescent By completing thirty days of Shabān Shaykh Ṣālih al-Fawzān, may Allāh protect him, explained: The Messenger of Allāh, prayers and peace upon, said: “Begin fasting when you sight the moon, and end fasting when you sight the moon. And if you are unable to sight it, ...


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Hadith (Reported by Al-Bukhari and Muslim) A woman is married for four reasons: her property, lineage, beauty and religion. You should better marry the religious one otherwise you will lose. Sister, caste should never become a hindrance for a marriage. If the boy has been sent as your partner, then you will get married to him. In Sha Allah


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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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(Shia view) According to Fiqh of Shia Islam it is not obligatory. (Considering there is no other sin). But it is recommended According to a Hadith about prophet and his daughter: "Once a blind man asked for permission to enter Fatima's (Her Holiness) house but she kept a veil between them. The Messenger of Allah (SAWS) noticed her (Our Lady Fatimah (...


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This has many views, but apparently the strongest view is this: the majority of the scholars (jumhur) are of the opinion that Walima is a meal that is prepared after the marriage has been consummated. This was the practice of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace), as explicitly mentioned in one narration. Sayyiduna Anas ...


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it's a bit hard to translate from the textbook but i will try my best. Like you said there is a disagreement between scientists about the minimum number , actually there is 15 different opinions all mentioned by El Hafyz in his book "El Fath" , the preponderant opinion is that the friday prayer " salaat el jumuah" is correct to be conducted for 2 or more , ...


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