Dive into an understanding of two key aspects of Islamic law: halal, what is permissible, and haram, what is forbidden. Explore their principles, examples, and categories.
What is the difference between halal and haram in Islam?
Halal means everything that is allowed or in compliance with Islamic law. The opposite of halal is the concept of ‘haram’, which in Arab culture means things that are unacceptable or illegal in Islamic law.
What is the principle of halal and haram in Islam?
According to Al-Quran, all foods which are good and clean are halal. Therefore, almost all food sources from plants and animals are halal except animals which are haram to be consumed. Haram means not permitted or prohibited to be used in Islam.
Which halal is haram in Islam?
Halal foods and consumption The pig is one of the few animals universally considered haram. Other universal prohibitions include the consumption of carrion, blood, and animals killed by means other than exsanguination.
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).