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To feel grief when someone has died is totally normal and so it is not a sin to feel sad. However there are things which are haram such as mourning out loud, hitting yourself, ripping your clothes and asking "why?" because then you are questioning Allah's will. Prophet Muhammad, Peace be upon him, who said: «It is prohibited for a woman who believes in ...


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Cryptocurrency mining entails heavy use of computing hardware (GPUs), which results in electricity costs. Moreover, you're describing the use of the services of a rental business without paying the rent. Consequently, if a scholar would answer this specific question, I would expect them to declare it haram. The closest fatwa I found describes the use of ...


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Electronic copies of the Quran doesn't come under the same ruling as mushafs. Because writing Quran on the mobile phone or computers is not like writing it in a Mushaf. Electronic texts are not permanent, they appear when you open the app or the file containing the Quran and disappear when you close it. The specific instructions prescribed for destroying a ...


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I see this as a special case of hiding someone's faults. By ethical hacking you are uncovering faults and helping someone. Weather you do it for Allah's blessing or money is material only towards the kind of Ajar/Blessings you will get, but the basic gist/intention/niyyah remains that it is a help. You could just as easily exploit the weakness for a bigger ...


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Deleting electronic verses of the Qur'an is not considered a big deal according to multiple fatawa. An Ask Imam fatwa sums up why nicely: When disposing of Quranic verses, the main objective is to protect the Quran from any form of disrespect. Since deleting Quranic files off of a storage device is not tantamount to disrespecting the Quran, it will be ...


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Use of robots that do not resemble creatures is permissible. What is not permitted is the resemblance to Allah's creation as quoted in Abi Zur'a's hadith (also in Sahih al-Bukhari 7559) in your question: "Who are most unjust than those who try to create something like My creation?" Even if this were to be a matter where opinions differ, there is an ...


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You don't have to be in Jama'h to get the swab of it if you're sick or a woman. It depends mostly based on Intention. Many participate Jamaat but have no sawab because for example they are hypocrite. Also For women the sawab rules are different men and you should first make sure the Hadith you use is equal about both man and woman. I saw a Hadith for women ...


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This is a quote from a similar question asked in Islam Q&A: The question was: What do the Muslim fuqaha’ say about intellectual property rights such as trade names, trademarks, copyright and patents? And the answer Firstly: Trade names, trademarks, copyright and patents are all rights which belong exclusively to their owners. In modern times they have ...


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Before research... I'm certain that creating a computer that simulates intelligence would be frowned upon. From what do you draw this thought? It is an assumption to which as far as Islamic text goes is baseless (perhaps you can provide you reasoning/source so I can expand on it?) My reasoning to this will start by paraphrasing something from Uṣūl al-...


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Turing test is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior similar to a human. That machine is not a human. This machine (shown above) is known as ASIMO. It is a robot which can walk, talk, climb up and down stairs, hold and bring food in trays. It has a head, two arms, two legs, four fingers and a thumb on each hand and a torso. If it ...


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Walaikum Salam, I'm not a scholar, but I'm referencing scholarly sources and my own research. First of all, the issue of growing organs in a lab is so new that I haven't been able to find much on that specific topic. That said, it is analogous to the issue of cloning. I've found a very comprehensive answer, but here's the summary: "Cloning is simply ...


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Storing her picture on your phone is ok. What is NOT okay is that you hang a photo on the wall. No, crying about her won't count a sin for her as long as she didn't tell you to be sad about her death or anything similar. The Prophet PBUH himself teared when his son Al Kasim died as an infant.


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There's a famous statement of Ali ibn Abi Talib which is quoted in sahih al-bukhari but not translated by the translator on sunnah.com as he quotes the hadith confirming it without quoting the content. وَقَالَ عَلِيٌّ حَدِّثُوا النَّاسَ، بِمَا يَعْرِفُونَ، أَتُحِبُّونَ أَنْ يُكَذَّبَ، اللَّهُ وَرَسُولُهُ This statement was explained by a contemporrary ...


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I'm not a Muslim but logically it is allowed. You are not doing anything malicious, only acting upon an invitation by said company to find an eventual mistake made by their developers. If you were to hunt for bugs without permission though, that would probably not be halal.


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If you have done something by mistake or unintentionally Allah might forgive you. Allah has forgiven for me my nation their mistakes and forgetfulness, and what they are forced to do." (Sunan ibn Majah https://sunnah.com/urn/1321220 and https://sunnah.com/urn/1321240) Nevertheless repentance is advised and you should avoid doing the same again. A ...


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The major points here are: your intention your sincerity and whether what you actually teach is halal or haram I've addressed the two first points to some extent in my answer on Will I get rewarded if I study worldly sciences with intention to do good in future? Now you should know that teaching might even be an ongoing charity (sadaqah jaariyah) صدقة ...


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Basically, there is no set or defined rules to identify any newly introduced thing as Halal or Haram (which is not specifically mention in the Quran and Hadith). Otherwise, anyone can become Mufti and publish his own Fatwah. Every Mufti judges on their own study, understanding, their effect in the society, cultural behaviors, long-run effects in the ...


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Once you purchase a product, it's halal for you to dispose of your possession as you see fit, and the seller cannot place a condition on how you will or won't use your possession. Therefore a contract that attempts to limit what you can and can't do with the product after you purchase it is not enforceable Islamically. The only consideration would be the ...


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As long as the picture is not exposed (open for anyone to see), you can store her picture in your phone. Your mourning won't count as a sin, but it may make her soul sad. (Mourning on her grave) May she be granted Jannah and her punishment be easy on her Ameen!


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AoA. Firstly know that action is based on intentions and that you would be judged based on your intentions. I am no scholar. but my assumption is that literally parties are not haram in Islam. It becomes haram when there's no Hijab, immodesty, music, etc involved. A party could be a wedding party, an Iftar party , Eid party, etc. So what is your intention as ...


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No device is haram or halal. Its the use of the device that makes it halal or haram. Why don't you think that one can also learn about Islam through phones.internet,cds and movies ? One can also gain knowledge about his field through these devices which can be very useful to human beings.


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Salam; Aniconism was initially prohibited since the idolatry was an important issue that needed a solution, at that time the Prophet PBUH was so strict about any representation of a living and sentient being. Then after that the hadiths were mainly allowing muslims to draw (take) pictures of anything. Even children are encouraged to play with toys (...


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Ethical hacking AKA white hat hacking differs from illegal hacking AKA black hat hacking in that you are actually asked by the target and given permission by them to hack. In your example, Facebook are offering you money if you find a security hole that can be exploited. Thus, there is an agreement between the two parties on what is permissible (and what is ...


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