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Only Hanafi Maddhab says octopus is haram because it's not a fish but the rest of the Maddhabs (Shafi'i, hanbali, Maliki etc) give permission, since they consider any creature from the sea as halal so you can eat it if you don't follow the Hanafi opinion on this. Mussels, squid and octopus do not have all the features of fish; therefore they will not be ...


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I am Muslim and I have many non-muslim friends in my college and also during my school life. During the lunch break, we share our food with each other food, they don't hesitate to take a bite from my lunch box and neither I even when they are pure vegetarian (Don't even eat eggs). Yes, that's right that we should have to be careful while eating meat offered ...


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In the following I'd like to add some additional details and additions to the great answer of @UmH: When it comes to vinegar we know that it is a product that has formally been or converted to alcohol. However in some hanabli fiqh books there's a description of procedure to get vinegar which doesn't need alcohol and which is considered as permissible: It ...


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If it has completely converted such that drinking it will not cause intoxication, no matter how much you drink, then it is tahir and halal, it is permissible to consume it and sell it. The following hadith of the Prophet ﷺ evidences its permissibility of vinegar in general: نعم الأدم الخل Vinegar is an excellent condiment — Sahih Muslim Note ...


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There is a difference of opinion between the madhāhib whether lobster is halal or haram. The opinion of the Hanafi madhab is that it is haram while the opinion of the other three (Hanbali, Maliki, Shafi'i) is that it is halal. Sources: Hanafi, Shafi'i


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It is incorrect to assume that every dietary prohibition in Judaism is going to be applicable in Islam as well, rather it is established that Islamic dietary laws are more relaxed: ويحل لهم الطيبات ويحرم عليهم الخبائث ويضع عنهم إصرهم والأغلال التي كانت عليهم Makes lawful for them the good things and prohibits for them the evil and relieves them of ...


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It is allowed to accept gifts from non-Muslims on their festivals. As for the food, it is allowed to accept and eat the food that has no meat in it and nothing else haram. 'ʻAli may Allaah be pleased with him was given a gift on the Nayrooz festival (Persian festival) and asked, 'What is this?' They replied, 'Oh, Leader of the Believers, today is Nayrooz ...


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If the food offered is permitted to eat, It doesn't matter who is offering ,cooking or serving. The only reason, Muslims would avoid any offered food is that, there is a high chance of contamination which may change the food into not permitted food. If you let them know clearly what you are going to offer them in food, they would never reject the permitted ...


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