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Are Muslims allowed to nickname each other?
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This may not be the ideal answer but it's a little too much to put in a comment so if someone can better it, please do so. Note these names: The best man after the noble prophet (S) was called "Abu ...

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Not yet to get married
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Marriage is something you plan on doing as a life-long act. And from the hadeeth, we know that out of the 4 reasons for marrying, the best is the one who chooses their spouse for piety. But even if a ...

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Does the rule of not staying out late at night because jinns are more active during that time apply to teenagers as well?
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The rule is not only for teenagers but to everyone, and applies to children in particular. Here's a good link with a detailed explanation: http://islamqa.info/en/125922 From it we see that we should ...

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Punishment for zina
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It may not be ZINA but it definitely leads to it. @Hanif has already explained a beautiful hadeeth. And let's look at another hadeeth: The prophet (S) said, "It is better for you to be stabbed in ...

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Will it possible to have in Jannah your own galaxy or universe?
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There are probably hundreds of thousands of things you should be more concerned about right now than just the possibility of getting your own galaxy for whatever reason. First you should know Allah, ...

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"Radiyallahu Anhu" does it really mean that Allah is pleased henceforth they are going to Jannah?
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First let's look at the words in Arabic: رَّضِيَ عن = He was pleased with (and it is used in the past tense) Adding the pronouns "ه" and "هم" respectively mean "He" and "Them". I don't want to go ...

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Is it permitted to stop thinking about Allah when having sex with your spouse?
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Yes, you should remember Allaah all the time. Yes, even during sex with your spouse... How? here are some examples... Islam forbids entering your wife from behind (anus). Thus remember this rule when ...

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Is islam compatible with Capitalism?
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This is not meant to be a full answer. Rather, my comment would be impossibly large so I want to include this here. By definition, a lot of things may seem nice. However, in reality, these systems (...

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Can there be several universes?
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Your key question is: Are there several universes? Your secondary questions (indicated through your clarification) are: Where is Allaah? What are the heavens that Allaah has mentioned in the Qur'...

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What should a Muslim do if the company he works for uses pirated software?
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Let's start with some examples. Say you write a book. It took you 6 months to write and publish. I need to use some content from it. But I don't buy the book. Instead, I photocopy a few pages and use ...

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Is it permissible to lease a car?
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At a glance, there seems to be no problem in your definition of leasing. You (the customer) pay a rent (in Arabic it means إجارة) on a monthly basis and return the vehicle once you're done with the ...

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Is a marriage valid without providing prior divorce papers?
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Some cultures and countries insist on 'paper work'. But like @Noah and @System Down have sated, they are only formalities. However, whether paper work is there or not, the following need to be done. ...

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Is there a problem in memorizing the Quran the "incorrect way"?
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Coming back to a point and repeating the words... I wouldn't want to say that this is the 'incorrect way' but I often notice this when the verse is too long and the reciter is short of breath. Having ...

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Are aphrosidacs in perfume permissible?
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Let's start with the popular hadeeth, the first one in Saheeh al-Bukhaari: Actions are judged/rewarded by their intentions... Now let's look at some examples: A man goes for jihad. But his ...

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Is it halal to use gold phones for men?
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First, to the last part... If they're vessels (like cups and spoons), they're clearly forbidden in the various authentic ahadeeth. Now to the main part about other than utensils... Let us first ...

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Why Othman was called Ze-Alnourayn
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The term used is correctly pronounced as zu-an-noorayn and this is in Arabic like this: ذو النَورين zu means to possess or have. noor is light al-noorayn means the two lights. The term literally ...

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What are the sources of Mawdu'/Fabricated Ahadeeth?
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There is a set of volumes compiled by Sh. Naasir-ud-deen Al-Albaani. But it's in Arabic. سلسلة الأحاديث الضعيفة والموضوعة I don't know if there's an official translation to this title but I read ...

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Is it permitted to make insurance claims?
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The question needs clarification from multiple angles. First, let us know that insurance as it is used in today's context is something that never existed during the time of our noble prophet (s) and ...

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Where is praying 2 and 2 sunnah prayers before Zuhr comes from?
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Here's your answer... To Question 1. There are many optional (nawafil) prayers. 12 units (raka'ah) are ascribed or related to 4 (out of the 5) compulsory prayers - Fajr/Subh, Zuhr, Magrib and Isha. ...

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Allowable Entertainment in Islam
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First, in Islam, there is what is allowed and then there is what is not. The distinction between halaal and haraam are clear and then there are those doubtful matters. So when it comes to ...

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What is the Quran's view on artificial self-enhancement
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The term drug can be used broadly. Some may refer to Harmful substances like cocaine Drugs for treating certain ailments Drugs for changing ordinary behaviour. There may be a similarity between each ...

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Nikah and Walima
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This is the Sunni view as per the Qur'aan and the Sunnah. The word NIKAH means marriage. If your nikah is done, there's nothing to stop you from joining your husband. But I do hope you really mean ...

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Can one give riba to their poor sibling?
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From an Islamic perspective, the involvement with Riba is in 4 ways: To take riba To give riba To prepare an agreement or business contract that deals with riba To sign as a witness for a rib-based ...

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Should I speak to a convert who has e.g. returned to using Facebook?
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The Deen (Religion) is good advice. (taken from the 40 hadeeth). So if you know this person, before you start posting about him, I think you should first speak to him to ascertain the real situation ...

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Is breeding dogs away from home allowed?
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With regards to buying and selling dogs (even cats), there are many authentic ahaadeeth that prohibit this. But there's no problem in keeping cats or dogs. However, you are allowed to keep dogs away ...

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Is investing in a physical gold exchange-traded fund halal?
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So is such investment halaal? I'd safely say NO. If in doubt stay away from it. Explanation... The subject of Islamic trading is very vast and it is misrepresented and misinterpreted by so many ...

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