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What is the greatest sin in Islam?

Shirk, Associating partners with Allah (SWT), is the greatest sin. Shirk is not 'When you worship other than God', because the root word of Shirk means to associate. The people of Makkah, and all the ...
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What kinds of sin does hadith rejection lead to (if any)?

My answer is with regard to someone who knows the relevant information about a set of ahadith, i.e. their isnads and the opinions of the muhadditheen (the scholars of hadith) about their status, and ...
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What are the major sins in Islam?

Bismillah, I think you are referring to the hadith about the seven sins that doom a person to hell (السبع الموبقات). اجتنبوا السبع الموبقات، قالوا: وما هن يا رسول الله؟ قال: الشرك بالله، والسحر، ...
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Are all my deeds not accepted now?

Whether your deeds are accepted now, or were ever accepted before, or will remain accepted till you die is a question that Allah, and only Allah knows. No human can judge on the specificity of your ...
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Does the process of repentance differ significantly based on the sin?

The process of repentance does not differ significantly based on the sin. There are two aspects to tawba (repentance): Methodology Conditions. Both the methodology and the conditions are identical, ...
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Is it sin to touch your sister with lust?

It is haram to look at or touch a mahram (such as your sister) with lust. A Mahram by definition is someone with whom sexual intercourse is haram. A mahram can not be made lawful, even by means such ...
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Was the prophet sinless?

Infallibility of the Prophets and Messengers: عصمة الأنبياء or عصمة الرسل is an agreed upon aqeedah of the Muslims, athough there is difference of opinion in the details, for example whether they are ...
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Is it a sin to miss salah because of sleep nowadays?

No, the essence of the hadith is that you are not responsible for actions in sleep, and this holds true even today: Sometimes people are in such a deep sleep they do not get awoken even by loud ...
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Are people held accountable for the sins they committed unknowingly before puberty?

There is a simple hadith about this:- "The pen has been lifted from three: From the sleeper until he wakes up, from the minor until he grows up (puberty), and from the insane until he comes back ...
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What kinds of sin does hadith rejection lead to (if any)?

I'll try to answer your question from an other perspectiv or at least point at some facts and beside this share some hopefully logical issue's and thoughts that came into my mind. Most sunni scholars ...
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How does harm to honour and reason fall under the adage "necessity make forbidden things permissible"?

After reading and re-reading the given fatwa I must say however the translation of the word العرض (Arabic 'Ird) seems correct it is still ambiguous. What was translated honor in there often refers to ...
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Am I commiting a sin by living in the UK?

It is obligatory to emigrate if the country you live in does not allow you to freely practice your religion, i.e. to perform your ritual duties such as prayer, fasting, paying Zakat and observing ...
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Would a non-Muslim sin if he proclaimed himself a Muslim for the sake of solidarity?

There are always two sides of the medal: If the intention is good I'd say it can be considered as a good deed, so it isn't sinful. But from an other perspective (pure theologically) it could be ...
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Are there any unforgivable sins or mistakes in Islam?

Allah says: “Say: O my Servants who have transgressed against their souls! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” [Sûrah al-Zumar: 53]...
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Is it true that the Black Stone was given to Adam to erase his sins?

I doubt this was the case as the verses below indicate that how Adam was forgiven and no mention is made of the black stone in this context: And We said, "O Adam, dwell, you and your wife, in ...
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Sin and punishment for using sex toys?

Well simply said: There are 2 possible situation that come to mind: an unmarried person who uses sex toys this is more or less equal to the case of masturbation, which means that scholars could ...
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Are people held accountable for the sins they committed unknowingly before puberty?

The answer is simple: no. You were in the first place a victim of your uncle. From ages 9-11, you were absolutely a child. Children are by definition innocent in Islam and are not held accountable for ...
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Is it a sin not to concentrate in Salah?

Short Answer: No. Explanation: The presence of the heart or concentration in Salah is one of the most important parts of Salah and any other worships, so that worship without it will be spiritless. ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) capable of doing evil?

The Prophet Muhammad is considered free from errors (Ma'sum) by all Muslims. In the sunni tradition you may find: There is none amongst you with whom is not an attache from amongst the jinn (devil). ...
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Asalaam Alaikum in one perspective it is an established fact that sins differ in their intensity. the reasoning for this is taken from the hadith which mentions the 7 destructive or major sins. there ...
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Is choosing to commit sin a possibility in Jannah?

No. لا يسمعون فيها لغوا ولا تأثيما They will not hear therein ill speech or commission of sin — Quran 56:25 ونزعنا ما في صدورهم من غل And We will remove whatever is in their breasts of resentment — ...
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Is it a sin to be homophobic?

As Muslims, we are told to respect everyone and to not mock people for who they are, regardless of what they do is haram. I'm not saying we should accept the LGBT community, but we have no right to ...
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Is trying to prevent death or hiding a sin kufr?

The simple answer is No, it is not Kufr Hiding the sin Exposing the sin makes it worse, because it consists of two sins, the initial sin in addition to exposing it, Abu Hurairah (May Allah be ...
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What are the major sins in Islam?

Wikipedia writes: Scholars differ as to how many major sins there are. In contrasting major sins with minor sins (al-sagha'ir), the eighth-century Shafi'i scholar Al-Dhahabi found the hadith ...
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Is it true that the Black Stone was given to Adam to erase his sins?

There is a hadith with a grade of hassan (good) that stipulates that the black stone descended from Paradise. The hadith was documented in Jāmi' at-Tirmidhi, Hadith 877 and Sunan an-Nasā'i, Hadith ...
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If Allah forgives a sin, is there no punishment for it in the hereafter?

People will not be punished for sins they were forgiven, as can be seen in many verses: Their (disbelivers/sinners) requital is that there shall be upon them the curse of Allah, the angels, and all ...
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Should a woman avoid getting married out of fear of becoming a rebellious wife?

[4:97] Indeed, those whom the angels take [in death] while wronging themselves - [the angels] will say, "In what [condition] were you?" They will say, "We were oppressed in the land.&...
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Which sin is worse homosexuality or murder

Islam doesn't give a "sin ranking", so it might not be straightforward to say one is worse than the other. To get a better mental picture, it's possible to compare the evidence for murder (major sin #...
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Is it a sin not to concentrate in Salah?

Asalaam Alaikum CONCENTRATION is defined as the mental effort you direct toward whatever you're working on or learning at the moment. in another definition it is the ability to direct one's attention ...
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