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Does Islam permit child marriages? I will explain the Hanafi law, as I don't know the other ones. Basically, marriage is legal at any age. So, yes, child marriages are allowed. However, sexual intercource between the husband and the wife happens after the girl reaches puberty, not before. Source: A website which belongs to Hanafi scholars: http://www....


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You can not touch a non-mahram. ولا يحل له أن يمس وجهها ولا كفيها وإن كان يأمن الشهوة It is not permitted to (even) touch the face or the hand (of a non-mahram) even when there is safety from lust — الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي [English] This is because Allah has forbidden even looking at them and touching is more intimate than looking. فاسألوهن من وراء ...


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Some options: Speak to your manager about rearranging working time over this month. Is working from home an option? Reserve some holiday to spend in the way of Allah - use some of your annual leave over Ramadan.(consider working half days for some days during the week etc) May Allah make it easy for you.


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This is based from country which I resides: In Malaysia, Fatwa Council has declared that yoga is haram (prohibited) in Islam and Muslims are banned from practising it because incorporate physical movements, religious elements together with chants and worshipping. However merely doing the physical movements of yoga without the worshipping and chanting not ...


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Question 1: Wrong. It should be: "Assalaamu 'Alaikum" (May Peace be Upon you). It is recommended that you extend the greeting to "Assalaamu 'Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah" (May Peace and Mercy of Allah be upon You.), or even better to extend it further to "Assalaamu 'Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh" (May Peace and Mercy and ...


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The harder you find it to fast the more reward you will get. You have approximately 6 hours of rest and you should think of the most efficient way to use your time. Most countries do not give holidays during Ramadan and you should continue your life with your normal daily activities. Instead of thinking about how hard Ramadan is, you should think about ...


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As Medi1Saif said in the comments. Washing the feet is an essential part of Wudu: Quran 5:6 O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows and wipe over your heads and wash your feet to the ankles. And if you are in a state of janabah, then purify yourselves ... Emphasis added. And most people ...


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There is general rule in islam, that we should Never Ever imitate Kuffar in any way. And touching the feet is integral part of hinduism. So based on the hadith of not imitating Kuffar we have to abstain from touching feet of elders by all means. 2nd view is that we have to do, what prophet Muhammad told us to do, otherwise everything added new to islam is ...


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In my country, Islamic Republic of Iran, we have a legitimate and Islamic cinema industry by law but one that is carefully regulated by our Cultural Ministry. Film makers are not allowed to legally record movies that endorse, normalize, or promote behavior or thoughts that violate Islam. Since the foundation of Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 which ushered ...


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Well you can answer: Alaikum as-salam عليكم السلام or wa alaikum as-salam وعليكم السلام Both are perfectly fine and good answers! Also available are the singular forms: 'alaika as-salam عليك السلام and wa 'alaika as-salam وعليك السلام and also to repeat with the same word 'alaika as-salam السلام عليك ... etc. all this five expressions can be referenced ...


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This might seem like a big deal from afar but from personal experience it is rarely an issue. Consider the following distinguishing features: height build purses or other paraphernalia patterns/markings on their dress footwear accompanying children And in the event of mistaken identity, the lady will make it clear by moving away or through lack of ...


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Having one's aorta cut is an Arabic idiom for dying. In other words, 69:46 is saying that if Muhammad were to make up revelation, Allah would kill him and nothing could stop that. The hadith is merely saying that Muhammad felt like he was dying from poison. Claiming a connection here simply because two sources used similar wording to communicate the same ...


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A man can see any part of his wife, yes. However, most women feel insecure about their bodies regardless of what part of the world they are from. A good husband would work on getting his wife to feel comfortable enough and at ease to want to show her body to her husband. A bad husband would get "frustrated" and start thinking of other women. "maybe her ...


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Having tattoos is not haram in Islam (from a shiite perspective, afaik). As for ghusl and wudu being invalid because water does not reach the part of skin having tattoo is a misconception. From Wikipedia article on tattoo (emphasis mine): ... inserting indelible ink into the dermis layer of the skin ... dermis (part of the skin) is below the surface not ...


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Salaam brother, Actually there aren't many differences between the Shi'a and Sunni school of thought... The only differences that are there are in Jurisprudence.. and even then they are minute... Even within Sunni School of thought you have people with different Jurisprudence.. There are 4 Sunni madhabs (Hanafi, Sha'fi, Maliki, Hanbali). The Dean of Al-...


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Why you shouldn't ask her? It is your Right to ask about this. You should know about the past life of your partner as she has Right to ask you about yours. According to Quran "Good women belong to good men and bad women belong to bad men." Besides it's an logical and undeniable Right to now about your past life partner , expect if you wish to don't ask ...


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You example isn't very good in terms of incompatibility. Polygyny is permitted in Islam and not obligatory, indeed it is not permitted if one can't dispense equality and justice between his wives ... and it is not permitted if one has made an Oath to the contrary or accepted a condition contrary to it in one's marriage contract. Obeying a ruler, on the other ...


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The time for Fajr is from dawn till sunrise. Since fasting must begin at dawn, during Ramazan they hold the congregation closer to its starting time, it is convenient. During normal days they delay it while remaining within the time limits, and this is a practice of the Hanafi madhab. " ويستحب الإسفار بالفجر " لقوله عليه الصلاة والسلام " ...


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It is not allowed for the wife to let even a mahram, let alone a non-mahram, to enter her husband's house without his permission. This is mentioned in many ahadith: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, "It is not lawful for a woman to observe (voluntary) fasting without the permission of her husband when ...


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Allah says in Quran [9:60] that there are eight categories of people who have the right to receive Zakat: People who are in complete poverty and have nothing. People who have some wealth, but not enough to meet their basic needs. The people who collect Zakat to distribute to the poor and needy. People who are sympathetic towards Islam or wish to enter to ...


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There is basic rule in Islam that as long as certain set of actions do not go against islamic teachings, then they are allowed. In case of Artificial insemination, it is of 2 types, in which Sperm and ovum is taken from husband and wife themselves, and not from anyone else, it is allowed without any problem , but STILL being in bounds of islam. In which ...


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The prohibition of interaction between non-mahram male and female is a bit exaggerated by many Muslims. It's not as strict as many give it off to be. Some times it's subjective on the person. Here are some points to consider and you can make your own restrictions upon yourself = The verse from Surah an-Nisa 24:30 does NOT forbid us from looking at ...


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No, asking such question is not permitted in Islam. Even if she is not a virgin, and she repented from adultery, she shouldn't tell you that before marriage. It is called 'Al-Satr Ala Alnafs' (الستر علي النفس) which means 'self-covering'. Some people propose medical tests, but this is also Haram in Islam, because this forces the doctor (either man or ...


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My answer will not explain the actions of Dr Zakir, however, I will touch on the topic. In Islam, it is our duties to convey and make others aware of the teachings of Islam as this is what we were commanded to do. “Convey (my teachings) to the people even if it were a single sentence” (Sahih Bukhari, Vol.4, Hadith 667) Who is better in speech than ...


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It's a great grace that you started praying, and trust me you will learn in very short time. Before explaining the prayer I want to mention that prayer is the act when you can speak to Allah, Allah knows your language, so talk to him in Sojood this is the closest you are to him, no limits, only say (Subhan Rabeya Al Aala - 3times) then speak to Allah about ...


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This is a question that is hard to answer as the decision at the end is yours, but all we can do is offer some help to make a decision: About nobody at the early days of Islam owned a copy of the moshaf مصحف (Quranic text as a book) (sh here needs is pronounced as two distinct letters s+h), because the main idea was to recite it so it was always memorized ...


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For the Pathan and Punjabi background, I would like to mention prophet Muhammad SAWW famous hadith: There is no preference for Arabs over non-Arabs, nor for non-Arabs over Arabs. Neither is their preference for white people over black people, nor for black people over white people. Preference is only through righteousness. As for the case of parents ...


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This is such a common issue in many places. I am not going to repeat that in Islam there is no preference of a caste over another, nor a race over another, as it is already mentioned by many answers here and the linked question. You have couple of options as it seems: Convince them: keep talking to your parents, and try to convince them of why you think ...


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To the best of my knowledge, although it is recommended to eat by the right hand, instead of left hand (and actually it is said that it is Makruh to eat by the left hand), but it doesn’t mean that it is a haram act to do so. Consequently there is no necessity for left-handed people to change their habit about that. Of course, as a related helpful point, ...


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You could follow a madhab but you don't have to as the only person you should follow is the Messenger of Allah peace be upon him, else -and in first palce- as a Muslim you should submitt to Allah's word in the Quran. There's no rule saying you have to follow a madhab blind throughout your life! The Imams of the 4 Madhabs used to change their opinion fatwa/...


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