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Consequences Of Free Sex

As sexual promiscuity and its bad effects cross all bounds, the British government has introduced a new program which teaches the youngsters to adopt safe sex and encourages them on using the required tools. Where does this step by the government stand on the scale of morality?

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Sketches And Family Pictures

Could you please elaborate how it is to have paintings with figures in the house. I have a few figurative pieces which don't have features but just figures with dark faces and no features on face. Is it alright to have such stuff in the house in the light of…

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Wisdom Behind The Sunnah Of Shaving Off Unwanted Hair

Why do we have to clean hair from under the arms and the pubic area?

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Removing Pubic Hair

Is removing pubic hair necessary in Islam?

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Distribution Of Inheritance

My mother, sister and I are the only legal heirs to my father. He has left behind a house. Now, we have mutually decided to sell it. Please let me ascertain the shares of each one, if the price is Rs.20 million

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Oath Cluster In Surah Al-Dhariyat

The initial verses of Surah al-Dhariyat do not name angels, winds or any other thing but use only adjectives. Howcome some scholars came to translate it as Angles while others take it to refer to winds?

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Zakat And The Retired Elderly

My question is about eligibility of Zakat at old age when there is no source of income for retired person. For example my uncle has given Zakat his whole life regularly and completely. Now he is 75. He sold his spare home and then submitted the money in Islamic…

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Gender Identity Disorder

I am in dire need of help. I have a friend who has been going through a gender identity disorder for a very long time. We used to make fun of her when she dressed up as a boy and when she had facial and bodily hair quite like…

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Nursing

Assalam-o-alaykum,

I am a high school senior and Inshallah I shall be looking be forward for majoring in nursing after high school. I was wondering if it is haram for me while working to be touching male patients, which includes washing, bathing and feeding them. I really want to…

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Non-Muslim Ruling Islamic State

Today I was having a debate with a very loving uncle of mine regarding the issue whether a non Muslim could become the ruler of an Islamic state. Wedidn't end up with any conclusion so I need your help. I am of the view that anon Muslim can become…

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Impure (Najis)

Is a dog's saliva najis? If a dog or its saliva touches your clothes, are we allowed to pray in that condition?

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Deceit And Cheating

I want to ask a question regarding a ḥadīth, which reads "The one who deceives us is not among us". Does it mean that if a Muslim deceives another Muslim then he shall be away from the people of Islam?

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Nisab Of Qurbani

Ulama have said that if a woman has a tola of gold along with an amount of money will she be included in the nisab of qurbani? I also want to know what Ghamidi sahib has to say regarding the situation?

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Keeping Blood Ties

My question is regarding Sila Rehmi.

My father divorced my mother 30 years ago and I was only seventeen at the time. I have two brothers and a sister, they were younger thus I had to bring them up. I had managed to bear all the expenses for their…

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Qurbani On Behalf Of Family Members

Can members of a happy household buy the sacrificial animal together even if any one of them is not financially capable?

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Reward For Childless Parents

I hope you are doing very well. I have been browsing the internet for information on this matter but, unfortunately, couldn't find any satisfying answer to my question. I have been married for many years now, but, unfortunately we don’t have any kids. We have always heard ayahs and…

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Study Of The Quran

I am a medical doctor and have extensively studied and been well trained in this profession. l want to do so pertaining to the study of Quran and then propagate it further with Quranic study circles. Is it possible to have some guidelines towards accomplishing this goal? May Allah…

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Atoning For Breaking An Oath

Could one give money as atonement for breaking an oath?

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Hijama / Cupping

I live in Dallas, TX, USA and here the Muslim community is involved in "Hijama" It is very popular here and people say that it is Hijama and everyone should do it regularly. In Hijama they remove the blood of the body by making small cuts on skin and…

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Conditional Divorce

Sir, if a husband gives conditional divorce to his wife, like for example he says that if you go outside the country without my permission you will be divorced but allows her to leave after a few days, but due to other factors the husband seems to be dissatisfied…

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Talaq Under Pressure From Parents

If parents force their son to give divorce to his wife and under the pressure he gives divorce, is it valid?

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Status Of An Unclaimed Item

A month back a friend of mine found some money on a road when he was walking there. He tried to search for the owner of the amount, but all in vain. He took the money with him and continued his search for many days but he failed to…

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Recitation In The Optional Prayer

Why do we recite surahs in only the first two rakats while offering the farz prayer but in all four while offering the sunnah prayer?

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Miqat For Jeddah

If you are living in Madina and you go to Jeddah at your relatives house from where you decide to perform Umrah. You wear the ihram and then perform your umrah, so is this right.

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Legal Name Of An Adopted Child

am an I unmarried woman, about 48 years in age. I am currently working as a school principal. A cousin of mine is a gynaecologist, and a few days back, a girl came from delivery, in her hospital and her old father was with her. Her husband had died a few months…

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Salutation To The Holy Prophet (pbuh)

Recently a question has arisen on media about a book where PBUH was not written with the Prophet's name. My question is whether it is obligatory to write PBUH or SAW when writing a book or an academic paper. I have tried to search for this on internet but…

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Zakah on Stocks

Please elaborate whether stock are zakatable? If yes, please tell the percentage to be applied if they are kept for capital appreciation? What would be the share value to be used for calculation i.e. cost or market value?

I have had shares for five years and never paid zakat…

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Using Left Hand In Eating

Please clarify the use of our left hand while we eat or drink? Can we, while drinking water in a glass, use our left hand?

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Zakat On Salary And Professional Income

Asslam-o-Alikum,

This is to seek clarification on opinion of respected Mr. Javed Ahmad Gamidi on zakat on salary and professional income, which he derived mainly through an analogy with zakat on agricultural production.

I requesta response on below three concerns, which seemingly prohibits the creation of analogy between agriculture…

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Philosophy Of Animal Sacrifice On Eid

What is the philosophy of animal sacrifice? Can we spend in charity instead?

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جنت کی حقیقت

What is the reality of the Jinn? Can they possess people?

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