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Is it permissible to perform funeral prayers for someone who committed suicide?

Yes it is. Allah mentions in the Quran, the people for whom funeral is not allowed: وَلَا تُصَلِّ عَلَىٰ أَحَدٍ مِّنْهُم مَّاتَ أَبَدًا وَلَا تَقُمْ عَلَىٰ قَبْرِهِ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ كَفَرُوا بِاللَّهِ ...
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Is suicide forbidden in the Qur'an?

The most important reason is that human being cannot put himself in place of God. Means there are some functions which only God is permitted to do not human. And about this issue God tells us that He ...
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If someone dies doing something risky is it suicide?

Surely it's not suicide. In Islam our intention and our tries are what we decide and the result is decided by Allah. So if you intend to dive and die it counts as suicide, but if you know the risk and ...
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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

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 ...
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If one finds himself not being able to follow the religion correctly after being guided by ALLAH (SWT) can leaving Islam or suicide be a solution?

It really doesn't make a big difference whether you follow Islam secretly or not when it comes to act of worship. Unless you really are afraid of being harmed or even killed by non-Muslims if caught. ...
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Is death time predestined or can it be extended by supplication?

Nothing extends or reduces one's lifespan, regardless. This is the opinion that scholars mostly agree upon that when one's time is up, it will not be delayed, as Prophet Nūh ﷺ told his people: ...
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Is suicide bombing in the name of Allah allowed?

Suicide bombing is haraam due to following reasons: surity of death by own arms not by enemies arms like sucide bombing.... in case of sahaba and early muslims, when they entered kafirs army with a ...
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Is suicide forbidden in the Qur'an?

4:29, And do not kill yourselves [or one another]. Indeed, Allaah is to you ever Merciful True its on you and it does not affect the people around you, and it's your own choice, but what is your ...
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Do depressed people go to hell for having rebellious thoughts or commit suicide?

As @Butarek Hd responded, humans are not accountable for mental insanity. That is beyond their control. As far as common anxiety, depression, etc - they evidently fall under trials and tribulations ...
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Does Allah forgives the woman who commits suicide, when it is her very husband who asked her to do so?

So what will happen to her? This question is out of the knowledge humans may answer and is a kind of question like: Which are the (kinds of) things that only Allah knows about and no human can safely ...
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Is suicide permissible to prevent torture?

Assalamu alaikum I'm so sorry to hear about the extreme suffering of your loved one 💔 and I pray that Allah makes it easy for him while taking away his pain and anguish. Ameen. In no instance ...
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Can suicide be forgiven?

Suicide is a major sin. However it is not Kufr \ Shirk. While the suicidee has done an act that deserves punishment, his fate is upon Allah and it is not necessary that he will go to Jahannum: he can ...
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What are the criteria to judge if an attack was Istishhadi or a suicide attack?

First of all, suicide is definitely not allowed in Islam: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Whoever swears by a religion other than Islam, is, as he says; and whoever commits suicide with something, will be ...
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Islamic view on self-harm

First of all, committing suicide will be punished in the same way on the Day of Resurrection as well as in Hellfire. Because in Surah An-Nisa Verse 29, Allah says: "O you who have believed, [...] ...
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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

Asalaam Alaikum what i have found regarding this matter is that it is something that the scholars have differed about. some approve of it while others does not and this is also very much evident if we ...
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Islamic view on self-harm

First of all you have to understand that self harm is a sin, and suicide is a one way ticket to jahannam, that is the truth. I would suggest to you one thing, to put all of your trust in Allah, you ...
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Suicide to save someone's life

NO. Committing suicide is a major sin according to Quran and Hadith. Paradise will be prohibited for those who commit suicide. Jundub ibn Abdullah (Ra) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said:...
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Does working oneself to death count as suicide?

Well, if you deliberately work for too long and your preparing yourself to die by doing so, then Yes it is a suicide. But, even though you're not deliberate intending to die by doing so, but still ...
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Do depressed people go to hell for having rebellious thoughts or commit suicide?

according to islamqa.info , One might be crazy (insane) , or is under the ruling on those who are affected by insanity . In this case he will not be held accountable. so whatever he is having , ...
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Is it okay to openly discuss one's past suicide attempts?

It's not only halal, but it's highly encouraged. Allah (SWT) states in the Quran: And why should you not eat of that (meat) on which Allah's Name has been pronounced (at the time of slaughtering ...
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Is suicide allowed in any circumstances?

Essentially user5751924's answer, but expanded with textual sources. You are not referring to suicide per se, well you could be, but the jurisprudence does not define it to be suicide at least to how ...
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Is suicide allowed in any circumstances?

People who kill themselves, supposedly to save some land or some other people, are not martyrs. A martyr is someone who is killed while struggling for a cause, not kills himself for this cause. ...
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If someone dies doing something risky is it suicide?

Seeking "adrenaline rush" is far from killing one's self. Both are quite different in the intent (niyyat) as well as method of doing it. The people who do the first is usually known as "adrenaline ...
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