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Eating horse is makruh according to the Hanafi and Maliki madhab. Their evidence includes: In the Quran 16:5-7, Allah mentions cattle and the various benefits that may be derived from them including their use in food. However horses are then mentioned separately and being food is omitted from their purpose, and if it was permitted to eat them then that ...


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Mules existed in the time of the Prophet (SAW) and he even owned many, and there doesn't seem to be any place where he discourages them or says that breeding them is forbidden: The Prophet (ﷺ) did not leave anything behind him after his death except a white mule, his arms and a piece of land which he left to be given in charity. (Sahih Bukhari) On ...


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It has been said about this topic that if you can't find any other work to live on except this one (which I assume is not true in your case as it is known to exist in poor countries and those with great political conflicts), then you can stay in your work with avoiding the paths that lead to committing sins. You mentioned that you exchange handshakes which ...


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"Obedience is only in righteousness (الطاعة بالمعروف)" means you do not obey anyone who commands to commit misdeeds or to abstain from obligatory duties. However in affairs in which you have choice you can obey parents even if they stop you from a good thing. 'Abdullah ibn 'Amr said, "A man came to the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, ...


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Usually profit given by bank is riba (interest) and riba is haram.


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You can't marry a married lady as this is simply haraam. You can't help (or make) a married lady to divorce her husband as this is a big sin, even worse if you want to marry her afterwards: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Anyone who incites a woman against her husband or a slave against his master is not one of us. (Sunan abi Dawod) She must get divorced (on her ...


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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 which is free from the above. The position of the majority is that it is makruh. Their evidence includes: It comes under the meaning of the following verse: ...


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First of all, if your act is for learning like you are studying some topic or it is necessary for you to study this like you are in college or university where it is going to be taught then it is not invalid. And if you go to follow the islamic rule in a strict manner then its depend on your strong belief. If your strong belief is that it is invalid action ...


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' if women having resembles like men's so she have to remove her hairs only because its disfiguring the women. She can remove her hairs from upper lips and down lips like you said beard a liking hairs she also remove her hair from her cheeks and calves. This is not the same as plucking (eyebrows hair removing process) which is forbidden.


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Probably, though strictly speaking not necessarily. Vegan dishes may contain alcohol, which renders them haram. For example, a baba au rhum may be made in a vegan form (finding some non-dairy substitute for the whipped cream), but the cake’s saturation in rum makes it haram for Muslims. That said, these are edge cases. The vast majority of the time, ...


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Basically the answer of Who are the women that a man is forbidden to marry? should answer this question clearly as even if this marriage is temporary the relevant rules of nikah apply. As Allah the almighty say: Prohibited to you [for marriage] are … your wives' mothers, and your step-daughters under your guardianship [born] of your wives unto whom you ...


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I quote here a relevant passage in the Qur'an: And do not insult those they invoke other than Allah, lest they insult Allah in enmity without knowledge... [Al-'An'am 108] Here, Allah clearly dissuades Muslims from a particular course of action due to the risk of it causing others to sin in retaliation. This implies that you as the instigator could ...


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Initiating salam is Mustahabb while obeying father is Wajib, the latter takes precedence. Also remember the Hadith: I asked the Prophet (ﷺ) "Which deed is the dearest to Allah?" He replied, "To offer the prayers at their early stated fixed times." I asked, "What is the next (in goodness)?" He replied, "To be good and dutiful to your parents" I again asked,...


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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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You should stop your family from consuming haram. By defiantly consuming haram food they are deserving of Allah's punishment and we are taught to protect our families from it: يا أيها الذين آمنوا قوا أنفسكم وأهليكم نارا وقودها الناس والحجارة عليها ملائكة غلاظ شداد O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel is ...


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General case No it is at least frowned upon due to ahadith such as: None amongst you should make a request for death, and do not call for it before it comes, for when any one of you dies, he ceases (to do good) deeds and the life of a believer is not prolonged but for goodness. (Sahih Muslim) "None of you should long for death, for if he is a good man,...


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As far as I understand you actually are aware that tarot reading is haram. And believing it is shirk. Be aware that you've committed several mistakes (sins): You apparently went intentionally to a tarot reader and you've paid him knowing that his "profession" is haram. So beside wasting your time in a bad (sinful) manner you even wasted your wealth for it ...


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I have found a question similar to yours answered from a respected Sheikh. Here is a quote: If you're building something that you know - certainly - will be used - primary - for prohibited purposes, such as selling weapons, gambling, liquor or pork products, then this is a prohibited act. God said: "Aid one another towards the common good and ...


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If it is haram (wine, pork, carrion, dedicated to idols etc.) it can not be made halal. He has only forbidden to you dead animals, blood, the flesh of swine, and that which has been dedicated to other than Allah . But whoever is forced [by necessity], neither desiring [it] nor transgressing [its limit], there is no sin upon him. Indeed, Allah is ...


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When it comes to the topic of the 'awrah of men scholars hold different positions. Even if the majority seems to agree about one. In the sum there are four or five different views (or different opinions including all details): The 'awrah of men is only the privat parts (buttocks and the private parts in the front) which means that the tighs are not part of ...


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I am from India and in same situation like yours. I need to make payments for hosting and other services through credit card. Recently I got a credit card from my bank which has auto debit feature, which means on due date whatever balance is due from me, it is debited from my SB account. This way I never have to pay any interest, if I ensure there is ...


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Gambling is forbidden. O you who believe! Intoxicants (all kinds of alcoholic drinks), and gambling, and Al-Ansab , and Al-Azlam (arrows for seeking luck or decision) are an abomination of Shaitan's (Satan) handiwork. So avoid (strictly all) that (abomination) in order that you may be successful. Do you see any conditions or concessions attached to ...


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The main difference between the two slaughter methods is that severing the head entirely kills the animal before the blood has a chance to drain; slaughtering it in the common Islamic manner keeps the animal alive although unconscious so the heart continues to beat, draining more blood than you normally could otherwise. This is important because improper ...


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Salam alaykum Regarding this there are two matters that you should be considerate of: You do not have to convert to islam to be with your boyfriend (although it would be amazing if you could learn about islam and fall in love with the religion as I did, eventually converting). If you do convert to islam, make sure that your reason is pure and that you do ...


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In such deals when you have to interact with the opposite gender, such as: Making a deal between you and a seller/buyer. Inquiring, for example, about the room rent from a recipient. Talking to coworkers and colleagues because of work. Working with your classmates in a school project. are all permitted in Islam but only when it is totally ...


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It is considered makruh to pray in clothes which have an image of a living thing on them. * English translation is my own, so may contain mistakes فقال الحنفية - كما في الدر وحاشية الطحطاوي - يكره للمصلي لبس ثوب فيه تماثيل ذي روح The saying of the Hanafis - ... - is that it is disliked for a praying person to be wearing clothes that have ...


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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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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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Talking with people is, in itself, not haram if the subject is not haram. The only way I can see this as unlawful is if your parents explicitly forbade you from calling the shop, or using the phone, or another such order that conflicts with you calling the shop. However, the fact that you are specifying "without my parents knowing" seems to indicate that ...


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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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