Yes, intercourse with a corpse is covered in fiqh. The punishment is a Tazir according to the Hanafis and the dominant opinion of the Shafi'is and Hanbalis. And it is the Hadd of Zina according to the Malikis.
وكذا وطء المرأة الميتة لا يوجب الحد ويوجب التعزير
— Bada'i al-Sana'i
أو كان إتيان ميتة في قبلها أو دبرها حال كونها أو كونه غير زوج فيحد بخلاف لو ...
A man can have sexual relations with a slave by the following means:
By being the owner of the slave. Any child born this way is free and is equal to a child born through marriage.
By being married to a slave who is not owned by him. A child born through such means follows the status of the mother, i.e. is a slave. However it is possible for the husband to ...
This is jurisprudence not aqeedah. إنسان الماء (water human) is a creature which is mentioned in the rulings of food by jurists while their existence is neither confirmed nor denied in Islamic beliefs from the Quran or ahadith.
The general public at that time believed in such mythical creatures whose tales were brought by travelers and fishermen. The jurists ...
Yes, this is the ruling according to the majority, including the four sunni madhabs. However there are also other madhabs, for example refer to islamqa and al-islam.
As for the majority opinion, this is because the lineage of an illegitimate child is proven to its mother but not its father. And inheritance is due to lineage. One can not inherit from someone ...
Fasting is obligatory, and not fasting is a great sin.
The only people exempted from fasting are the following:
Travelers (of long distances)
Sick people (that are too sick to fast)
Old people (that cannot fast)
Those undergoing menstruation or something similar.
The point of Ramadan is not that Muslims stop working. They need to work anyway. Fearing ...
Presumption of innocence is the principle of Sharia law.
A penalty can only be spoken if
the sinner himself admits to be guilty
a qualified number of witnesses gives evidence of the deed.
Hence, the qualification of evidence by a qualified number of witnesses, or the requirement of an oath is part of Shari'ah law is regulated for several deeds.
No. The legal punishment of Zina can not be forgiven by the people. Once the case has been brought to the authorities and the required proof is established, then it is obligatory to carry out what Allah has commanded.
لا خلاف في حد الزنا والشرب والسكر والسرقة أنه لا يحتمل العفو والصلح والإبراء بعد ما ثبت بالحجة؛ لأنه حق الله تعالى خالصا، لا حق للعبد فيه فلا ...
Peace be upon you as well, I hope I'll be the right fit in answering your question :)
In Islam, there is no idea of a "blood sacrifice" that alleviates sin. The closest to a blood sacrifice is when God instructed Abraham to sacrifice his son, Ismail to show his devotion to god. Of course, when Abraham was about to sacrifice his ...
No you can not update Shariah law, especially something which is proven through revelation, as it has been forbidden and severely condemned.
وأن احكم بينهم بما أنزل الله ولا تتبع أهواءهم
And judge between them by what Allah has revealed and do not follow their inclinations
— Quran 5:49
ومن لم يحكم بما أنزل الله فأولئك هم الكافرون
And whoever does not judge ...
There be reward of kindness towards every living thing.
Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "While a man was walking on a road. he
became very thirsty. Then he came across a well, got down into it,
drank (of its water) and then came out. Meanwhile he saw a dog panting
and licking mud because of excessive thirst. The man said to himself
"This dog is ...
الامتناع من التداوي في حالة المرض لا يعتبر انتحارا عند عامة الفقهاء، فمن كان مريضا وامتنع من العلاج حتى مات، لا يعتبر عاصيا، إذ لا يتحقق بأنه يشفيه
Refraining from taking medicine in the state of illness is not considered suicide near the jurists in general. Hence one who is sick and refrains from treatment until he dies will not be considered a sinner since ...
I have read extensively about hair for men in Islam.
Imam Ahmad may Allah have mercy on him, clearly stated long hair is a sunnah for which you'll be rewarded. He was honest enough not to declare it "just a custom" (as one influential Saudi scholar claimed, without evidence of course). Instead imam ahmad confessed that he finds that sunnah to ...
In case of inheritance for example a slave (or more) could be part of the shares of multiple heirs. The same may happen in case of a business with partners.
In such a case it is not permissible for any of the owners to have intercourse with a concubine as none of them has an exclusive ownership and sharing her would be equal to practicing fornication or ...
Blood is forbidden to consume, specifically blood that flows out. See the Quran 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 and 16:115.
Blood is ritually unclean, so one can not pray while their body, clothing or location is tainted by it. See Quran 6:145, Muslim 291
Blood of a martyr on their body is pure and noble, and they are buried without washing it, see Nasai 2002.
Urine is ritually unclean and if it soils clothing it needs to be treated before those clothes can be used in acts of worship like salah.
In general the urine of either a male or female needs to be washed. However there is difference among the madhabs on the urine of a child who has not yet been weaned, i.e. does not yet eat food, because ahadith have ...
No, the husband, sons, brothers etc. of a woman are her mahrams. She does not need to cover her head in front of them.
قل للمؤمنات ... لا يبدين زينتهن إلا لبعولتهن أو آبائهن أو آباء بعولتهن أو أبنائهن أو أبناء بعولتهن أو إخوانهن أو بني إخوانهن أو بني أخواتهن أو نسائهن أو ما ملكت أيمانهن أو التابعين غير أولي الإربة من الرجال أو الطفل الذين لم يظهروا على ...
No. Jizyah is only due from adult, sane, free, males from the disbelievers.
The basic evidence for this is the verse:
قاتلوا ... حتى يعطوا الجزية
Fight ... until they give the jizyah
— Quran 9:29
Jizyah is an escape from fighting and execution, while it is forbidden to fight or kill women in the first place, so they don't require the protection of Jizya.
It depends on the law that has being violated. Wearing tight clothes is not punishable by execution in Shariah, rather it is something which falls under a Tazir and the ruler has the option to choose what punishment to give depending on the circumstances of the case. And here exile could be an option. See Is there an legal punishment for not wearing hijab ...
Praying two raka'as nafl can never be a bid'ah because nafl (voluntary acts) have no limitation.
For example there's a known hadith (see here) about Bilal () using to perform two raka'as nafl after each wudu'.
What could be a bid'ah is considering it a Sunnah of the prophet to pray two raka'as in order to weaken Shaytan without any proof. And what would be ...
First of all I ask Allah The All Mighty to cure you from this and make it easy on you. Second, I would advice you to check with a doctor and see if there's any treatment for this or not, and what actions the doctor might recommend, whether it's medicine or diet. Moreover, this most probably stems form overthinking and insinuation (waswasa), so I'd recommend ...
A woman is not obliged to cover her hair in front of her husband, sons, daughters etc. (Reference: Surah An-Nur 24:31). There is neither thawab for covering her hair nor sin for uncovering it in the presence of her husband and Mahrams.
The assertions by ulemas of Indian subcontinent, that a woman should cover her hair at home or during adhan, is non-sense ...
NOTE: This is my own answer based upon my own translations and research, before any moderator wishes to delete it.
It is not obligatory for a woman to cover her head at home before Maĥrams, however it is good to do so out of modesty.
Imām Sayyid Muĥammad Amīn Ibn Áābidīn al-Ĥanafī al-Shāmī [1198-1252 AH / 1784-1836 CE] writes in Radd al-Muĥtār, quoting ...
There is a difference between criticism and blasphemy (insults). Mufti Muhammad Shafi wrote in his tafsir:
Honest critical study of Islam by Protected Non-Muslim Citizens of Dar
al-Islam is possible - vilification is not
Some commentators have interpreted the words: طَعَنوا في دينِكُم
(speak evil of your faith) to mean that speaking evil of the Faith of
You got it confused.
Allah is responsible for testing YOU. But Shaytan uses this to his advantage to confuse and mislead you out of the fold of Islam. Hence, why you'd get thoughts like, "does God hate me? Why is my life falling apart? Why is this happening to me‽"
This is why it's called a test. Sure there's hardship, but it's not only that. It ...
Why is Allah worthy of worship?
For being among the religion of Islam out of the 10,000 (false) religions in the world.
For blessing you with caring Muslim parents
For blessing you with good health
For blessing you with the ability to learn, have a good education
For blessing you with a house so you may seek safety, warmth, and protection in
For blessing ...
Salam! I'm also friends with a gay person as well and would love to help.
Number 1: Knowledge.
Before addressing the following, you must gather knowledge on the LGBT, homosexuality, and Islamic knowledge. There most likely will be misunderstandings between you two, but the important thing is to not lose your temper. That will only cause your friend to get ...
Fast on the day of Exam
The most simplest answer would be You are already on a Exam , The Exam of your life. The life that you're living is Temporary and the life you'll live in your afterlife either Heaven or Hell, depends on the result of this exam! (al quran)
Now you decide, which on you'd choose, the simplest question.
And about "Ramadan", this ...
I regularly use to do future trade in the past made huge and lost aswell i was misguided by the concept that the interest is the fee like any other service provider . but later on i came across a bayan of dr zakir naik stating futures totally haram as it is alike betting and and haram interest infested and further mentioned that ( spot trading is totally ...