Explore what is considered haram, or forbidden, in Islam including the categories, harmful conduct, and commonly forbidden items.
What things are haram for Muslims?
This meat is called “halal.” Muslims are also prohibited from gambling, taking interest, fortune-telling, killing, lying, stealing, cheating, oppressing or abusing others, being greedy or stingy, engaging in sex outside of marriage, disrespecting parents, and mistreating relatives, orphans or neighbors.
What are the 5 categories of halal and haram?
The five categories are: fard (compulsory), mustahab (neither encouraged nor discouraged, recommended but not essential), halal (blessed, allowed), makruh (disliked, offensive) and haram (forbidden).
What is the most popular haram?
The most common example of haram (non-halal) food is pork. While pork is the only meat that categorically may not be consumed by Muslims (the Quran forbids it, Surah 2:173 and 16:115) other foods not in a state of purity are also considered haram.
What is haram bad stuff?
The religious term haram, based on the Quran, is applied to: Actions, such as cursing, fornication, murder, and disrespecting one’s parents. Policies, such as riba (usury, interest) Certain food and drinks, such as pork and alcohol.