Ghasan
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Does Allah forgive every sin?
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Allah says: Indeed, Allah does not forgive association with Him, but He forgives what is less than that for whom He wills. And he who associates others with Allah has certainly fabricated a ...

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Is knowing baby's sex in the womb contradictory to Quran?
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The mentioned verse is telling: ...knows what is in the wombs...(Quran 31:34) Now, the word "what" doesn't specifically mean "what the gender is", but it has a general and broader meaning. It ...

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How can I make dua for a Muslim who committed suicide?
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Allah is the one who decides where His slaves will go, either paradise or hellfire, and what we can do is exercise our best following His guidance, but to His is the final word of where we will go. ...

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Does nudity invalidate marriage?
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This is wrong. Married couples can be nude with their partners, and those saying the opposite usually quote weak Hadiths. You can have more insight here. (source)

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How is the "ultra-conservative" Salafi movement compatible with autodidacticism?
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I like to call it the Reset concept. I was watching a video for Hamza Yusuf on the matter awhile ago (forgot which video, will add it later if I find it), and he explains some of the conceptual ...

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What to do when my parents forbid me from marrying a girl due to caste?
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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 ...

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Can I masturbate in a clean way?
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No, you have to make Ghusl. The reason is not whether or not the sperm touches the body, but with the fact that an ejaculation happened. If an ejaculation happens, then Ghusl is obligatory. (source)

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Is renting gold haraam or halaal?
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From what I searched, it seems that it is okay to do so as long as that gold to be rented is not consumable, and will be returned as it is. Most of those fatwas I read deals with the issue of renting ...

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Is it impermissible to sell that which is permissable to businesses that are impermissible?
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It is generally understood that engaging in businesses doing haram is prohibited. However, if for the most part, the business is not haram, but might be used for haram sometimes, it is okay. However, ...

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Is it immoral to marry a young girl?
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It is permissible to marry a young girl. However, there are two views on whether intercourse is permissiable. One view says they can have intercourse if she reaches the age of 9, while another view ...

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In what way does a layperson have no legal school?
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First of all, legal schools represent the difference between scholars in Fiqh issues, not theological issues. Normally, in Muslim majority countries, there is almost always a Mufti of the state, or a ...

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Which major scholars say that enforcement of sharia is not the duty of lay Muslims?
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There is an open letter to al-Baghdadi by a body of notable Muslim scholars that touches on this. You can accessed it at: http://www.lettertobaghdadi.com. Here is an excerpt: Coercion and ...

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Is fearing that one would discover Islam to be untrue kufr of doubt?
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This is such an important and profound question. I am not sure if it was answered here before, but I will try my best to answer, and may Allah guide us all. First of all, no, having doubts does not ...

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Share of inheritance for wife,whose husband has died
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Disclaimer: this is a result of my research, and it might be wrong. As the reference points out, inheritance issues should be dealt with in courts. A married women is inherited by her husband, ...

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Drinking a Dua?
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Research I was quite surprised the moment I read the question. I never thought any would be doing it. Nevertheless, I couldn't help but to research for what it could be. In Islamweb, there is a ...

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Beautifying the Qur'an?
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Quran was revealed to us for our guidance. Allah says: This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah - (Quran 2:2) That is the purpose of Quran. You see, ...

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Is it permissible to give an English name to a child in Islam?
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Having an Arabic name is not the issue, but having a good name. Islam encourages naming with good optimistic names that, of course, don't conflict with Islam principles such as "Abdul Saleeb" (Cross ...

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Can a Muslim woman go on Arba'een Pilgrimage without a mahram?
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From the perspective of Sunni Islam, your question is to be divided into two questions: Is traveling for a woman without a guardian allowed in Islam? Is it allowed to go for pilgrimage to Arba`een (...

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Is there a punishment for someone who asks a woman to divorce her husband for no valid reason?
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There is no worldly punishment indicated through as appears in my research. Though, the issue is mentioned quite a lot specially from family members pressing their son or daughter to divorce the other....

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Are keeping assistance dogs permissible in Islam?
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It is not permissible to have dogs as pets without a real need; for guarding mainly. (source) (Arabic source) I am not sure how it affects those with speech dysfluency, but you might need to consult ...

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Can donate money I promised to donate during Ramadan to a friend who is in financial trouble?
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Among Muslim scholars, it is preferred to do good to your closest of relatives and friends. So your relatives are closer to you than your friends, and your friends are closer to you than strangers, ...

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How many Muslims believe in a literal truth of the Qur'an, including the unscientific aspects?
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Every Muslim believes Allah's ultimate power, and that if He will something, He order it to be. His command is only when He intends a thing that He says to it, "Be," and it is. (Quran 36:82) Now ...

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What does the Indonesian word "ghibtoh" mean?
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It is as Honey have replied. To add more, Ghibtoh or Ghibtah is from the the Arabic word غبطة, which is defined by the dictionary as (my translation): To wish the self the bestowed good, without ...

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What are your obligations in imparting religious knowledge you just gained?
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Bismillah, Without doubt, passing knowledge and giving Naseeha (Advice) is an important thing is Islam. Allah says (Surat Al-Mā'idah - 5): Cursed were those who disbelieved among the Children of ...

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Is alcohol haram or not recommended?
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Bismillah, Firstly, things can be of three states regarding their permissibility: halal, haram, and in between (Arabic). Now, when almighty Allah tells us to avoid something to be successful, then ...

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Does having doubts when re-reciting the shahada render it invalid?
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Adding to what Rebecca had provided, it is worth mentioning that of the famous Hadith of Usamah bin Zaid, in which Usama kills an enemy solider in a battle. But before he killed the solider, the ...

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Is promoting anime permissible in Islam?
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There are different views on the matter, but in general, you are better off promoting what goes against the teachings of Islam, and you should seek forgiveness from Allah for what happened in the past....

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Is "Christmas" were seen as secular (rather than religious), would it be acceptable to celebrate it?
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Innovation in religion is considered bidah. However, even so, there are sometimes when it might be a good thing. Prophet, PBUH, said: Whoever initiates a good practice in Islam then he will attain ...

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