A long answer is available at Islam Q&A, article 40882. In this case, the Qur'an itself provides an explanation:
They ask you about wine and gambling. Say, "In them is great sin and [yet, some] benefit for people. But their sin is greater than their benefit." And they ask you what they should spend. Say, "The excess [beyond needs]." Thus Allah makes ...
Is the woman allowed to wear Leather/PVC/latex trousers or catsuits to
look sexy for her husband?
Yes, she is allowed to wear such cloths.
Are a couple allowed to visit a sex shop together?
In my opinion (also by some scholars) No. Because in Islam, we are not allowed to see Awra of other men or women. and these sex shops have all sorts of nudity (...
The body which we are using isn't our own property, it is what Allah has given us to use and live in the world and Allah will take it back once we will die. Allah has forbidden harming yourself and this is the reason why suicide is haram in Islam because it is self-harm.
And spend in the way of Allah and do not throw [yourselves] with your [own] hands ...
Mahram is derived from haram, it literally means "forbidden people", i.e. people with whom sex and marriage is forbidden.
According to the Quran, sex is only permitted with one's wives and female slaves(1,2):
Quran 23:5-6 And they who guard their private parts. Except from
their wives or those their right hands possess, for indeed, they will
not be ...
So it's ok under the following conditions:
Does not harm any partner
Both partners agree to it. Each of them has the right to:
get a chance of conception
get the pleasure
There's an old Fatwa of Sheikh Munajjid, I quote as:
Praise be to Allaah.
It is permissible to use condoms so long as this does not cause any
harm and so long as both husband ...
Pure water by itself is fundamentally halal. If there are haram impurities involved, the water would also become haram; not because of the water itself, but because of what's in it. So, for example, if it was drawn from a small pool in which someone was storing their dead pig carcasses, we shouldn't drink it (most would chalk that up to common sense though)...
Sexual fantasies, I would say, are not uncommon for Muslims. The only problem, for men especially, is that sexual fantasies may lead to something more, including masturbation, or even worse, committing zina. That being said however, having sexual fantasies is by no means a sin, as long as the person does not act upon it.
Sexual fantasies are among the ...
Masturbation is called استمناء in fiqh. There are no Quranic verses or authentic hadith that directly mention it.
The view of the Shafi and Maliki schools of thought is that masturbation is unconditionally forbidden no matter what the circumstances:
The evidence presented by them is
Quran 23:5-7 And they who guard their private parts. Except from
We are not to look at women, and are to lower our gaze and this is clear in the 30th verse of Surat Annoor:
Tell the believing men to lower their gaze
as well as this Hadith:
I asked the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam) about
(the Islamic ruling on) accidental glance (i.e., at a woman one is not
Islamically allowed to look at) and he ...
that top answer is totally wrong its sad that is been voted as the most correct when it doesnt clarify the difference between passing thoughts and intentionally fantasising about having sex. when you continue to dwell on that image it will let lust into your heart and harm you spiritually so yeah its a sin. If shaitan cast the image in your imagination and ...
No it is not.
There are tons of quranic verses and hadith that describe about the ethical behaviour and clearly state that immodesty/unabashedness is a big sin and one must control not to do it.
To give a small but a very heavy reference is Surah An-Nur 30,31
Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That is ...
It is different in each branch. And I must say that it is not easy (or maybe even possible) to infer these rules only from Quran.
In Shia Islam
Only fishes with scale and also shrimp are halal. All other aquatic animals are haram.
In Sunni Islam
Hanafi branch: All fishes except squids are halal.
Shafi'i branch: there are 4 different viewpoints: (It seems ...
Let alone the naked women, Islam doesn't even allow a man to look into a woman's eyes(with lust). Every muslim is obligated to lower his/her gaze when talking or facing a person of opposite sex.
An-Nūr (Ayaah 30 - 31):
Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Indeed, Allah is ...
Talking from a Shia perspective, if it is a tradition of our society then there is no problem to celebrate it as long as no Haram action is performed during the celebration. We have a similar celebration called Nowruz which is not Islamic and celebrates the beginning of spring. [Actually there are some Ahadeeth which demonstrates the religious importance of ...
An intoxicant is defined, for legal purposes in Islam, as anything that dulls the senses and induces a state of mental fogginess (e.g. to the point where one is unaware of what one does). For example, one such principle is mentioned in the following narration from `Umar (ra)
وَالْخَمْرُ مَا خَامَرَ الْعَقْلَ
And khamr is what confuses and stupefies the mind
Islam does promote modesty and haya. If both genders in coeducation retain modesty and haya which has been explained by Islam then it is not haram to be in coeducation.
Hazrat Ayesha RA taught hadith to our sahaba kara'am in parda. Abu Musa al-Ash'ari says:"Never had we (the companions) had any difficulty for the solution of which we approached Aisha and ...
It is not only muslims, people of every religion give emphasis to halaal and haraam.
Halaal is just an Arabic word for what is lawful and encouraged.
Haraam is just an Arabic word for what is sinful and prohibited.
As pointed out, these two are just the extremities. A lot of categories and subcategories come between these two (read this and this).
There is ...
There are some ingreidents in Sushi that need investigation.
Shellfish, such as shrimp and crab. Most Sunni schools of thought regard them as halal. However, many Hanafis regard them as haram or makrooh. While Jafari fiqh considers shrimp and prawn as halal, crab and non-scaled sea creatures (such as eel) are haram.
Mirin is a Japanese condiment that has ...
Say, "He is Allah , [who is] One,
Allah , the Eternal Refuge.
He neither begets nor is born,
Nor is there to Him any equivalent."
Using common pronouns to refer to God
The first line of the above surah is one of many examples where God refers to Himself using the simple pronoun "هو" (He), the same pronoun used by Arabic speakers ...
It is forbidden for Muslims to imitate non-Muslims. The Prophet (May Allah's blessings and peace be upon Him) said:
You will follow the wrong ways, of your predecessors so completely and
literally that if they should go into the hole of a mastigure, you too
will go there." We said, "O Allah's Messenger (sallallahu 'alaihi wa
sallam) ! Do you mean ...
Land-animals are all considered Halal, who fulfill the following requirements:
have flowing blood in them
survive on grass and leaves
do not prey on other animals (i.e. non-predatory terrestrial animals)
is not poisonous or impure
does not consume mostly impure things to the extent that it creates bad odor in its meat and milk
Such as a camel, cow, goat, ...
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.
First I'd like to mention that the mixing in schools, universities and is haram and very dangerous especially for young and also for adults. Because it leads to many evils and haram things. The Prophet Muhammad PBUH said in the Sahihayn:
" ما تركت بعدي فتنة هي أضر على الرجال من النساء" ((متفق
"I am not leaving behind me a ...
Salam. There are two views regarding eating meat of horse. I will try to write both below. But I will try to clear before that there is no order in Quran about the horse being halal or haram. So we will rely on Ahadith as:
Eating Horse is Halal:
This term is more accepted because it has some valid ahadith. It is stated in Bukhari as:
Narrated Jabir bin `...
Your assumption is right. Gelatin is derived from animals. However, there are some gelling agents such as pectin that come from plants. These are carbohydrate based and are not chemically related to animal gelatin. I think these are called vegetable gelatin and might be what you saw on the label. When it comes to whether it’s Halal, I suggest you make your ...
If a husband and wife can be naked, and have sex, with each other [Surah al-Muminun 23:5-6], then surely they can do other things together?
The verses of Hijab of a woman do not apply in front of her husband.
There is no ayah or sahih hadith that forbids a woman to wear provocative clothing for her husband. In fact, she will probably be rewarded, Allaho ...
Growing the beard is mandatory for all males; And our prophet(SAW) 's Sunnah shows it:
The ruler of Yemen, appointed by the Persian emperor Kisra, sent two
envoys to the Messenger (Peace and blessings be upon him) to summon
him. When they came into his presence, he noticed that they had shaved
their beards and grew their moustaches. He hated to ...
If I understand your question (which is not easy, as it written in atrocious English) you are asking whether it is halal to pay someone to write your school work for you. I would suggest that it is only halal if the real author puts his or her name on the piece of school work. If you put your name on it you are perpetrating a fraud.
• What is the default ruling for any action?
There are two types of actions:
Worship actions: the default rule here is the forbid, and the allowed
ones are the ones Mohammad (PBUH) taught us.
Non-worship actions and things: the default rule is all are allowed
unless proven otherwise.
• When is a Muslim required to check whether an action might be ...