I am usually too anxious or worried about what others think to say what I really think when I am sober. Answer By Shaykh Salim Ghisa No. I want to marry this Emirati man but my mother says he drinks and goes clubbing. Abdul Haleem (Premise 1), 7:33: “God prohibited all sin. Another indication that bad stuff comes from drinking of course. Question Are Muslims allowed to go to the pub even if they do not drink, especially if it is work related? The Quran reads, “O you who believe! However, in recent years, the Muslim world continues to evolve and attempts to be … Cheers, Approach not as-salat (the daily prayers) when you are in a drunken state until you know (the meaning) of what you utter” (4:43). Ah what an insightful comment. Still the conclusion must be that although moderation of alcohol is encouraged in Islam, it is absolutely not prohibited. Muslims are also not allowed to drink blood Although it is said that there are good sides to it, the emphasis is on the bad effects. What do you want to Ask a Muslim? Haram is haram.even it may be tiny as an atom. The longer answer is more complex. This was probably one of the reasons for him to disencourage people to drink too much. So not sure the low divorce rates mean that families are not just as broken. The Quran states, “They ask you [Muhammad] about wine and gambling. The Shaitan only desires to cause enmity and hatred to spring in your midst by means of intoxicants and games of chance, and to keep you off from the remembrance of Allah and from prayer. Here we go…, The first thing we need to do is to establish that drinking alcohol is not prohibited by the Quran as is claimed by many. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. why or why not? We hope that soon everywhere in the Middle East the sounds of glasses bashing into eachother will replace those of gunshots. However, I’m of the opinion that any intoxicant is prohibited, except for uses that benefit people, though I may be wrong. A secular Muslim’s guide to drinking alcohol during Ramadan. Micky. ( Log Out /  But the NHS recommends adults break their fast and rehydrate if they become dangerously dehydrated. And you should think twice before pointing out your examples without any reference ! I've never been religious -- I went to a Christian church growing up … Can Muslim drink this or not? Among the Christians most of whom drink divorce rates ,fornication, adultery and murders are really high. And from the fruit of the date-palm and the vine, ye get out wholesome drink and food: behold, in this also is a sign for those who are wise. If you should quarrel on anything, refer it to God and the Messenger, if you believe in God and the Last Day; that is better, and fairer in the issue. Because the Arabian word that was used ‘nabeed’ can also mean alcohol free wine, the addition by the prophet that is must be intoxicated is a very valuable one. That being said, most killing, raping and stealing is done by sober people. Cheers, Please inform us on some real sources on this topic then. i feel if you dont drink too much. Cheers, And a man said: ‘O prophet of Allah, do you want to drink wine?’ Prophet of Allah said: ‘Yes’. On average, 3.3 million people die annually from alcohol related deaths. Alcohol kept people from losing their minds from boredom.” Since alcohol was a part of everyday life in 7th century Arabia, it was forbidden in stages in Islam. You dont know so better dont comment…having such ill words for a prophet you know nothing about only shows how low you are. Intoxicants and gambling, (dedication of) stones, and (divination by) arrows, are an abomination, Of Satan’s handiwork: Eschew such (abomination) that ye may prosper. That is better and more suitable for final determination. Here is the article: well:https://yaqeeninstitute.org/asadullah/understanding-aishas-age-an-interdisciplinary-approach, Some interesting replies to the obvious troll comment above. Alcohol misuse costs the U.S economy over $220 billion annually. That is the best [way] and best in result. and twisted logic and interpretation that are not there. There are plenty of examples in the Hadiths (tales about Muhammad’s life that are used to understand the meaning of the Quran) that prove he indeed drank alcohol. There’s also a tale that angels from Allah get drunk and kill a child. If you look at 2:219, it says they contain both sin and benefit. Since the noun “devil” came before ijtanibuhu, the correct meaning is intoxicants, gambling, altars, and divination arrows are the work of the devil, and we have to avoid the devil in order to succeed. Brother ! Ask A Muslim: Is there a translation of the Quran you recommend? It is important to note that wine is understood as any intoxicants in Islam and not specific to one type of beverage. And from the fruits of the palm trees and grapevines you take intoxicant and good provision. That means if you are not using it for benefit, you are using it for sin. Micky. Medieval times, who did exactly that, because it was a societal norm. Reply. 6 years ago. And we were not asked to avoid alcohol, like you said. Danny Borkowski says. Why? I believe this to be true. Keeping up this website comes with a price. Plus, didn’t the Romans have a really high infant mortality rate? Ramadan emphasizes sawm, when worshippers have to abstain from food, drink, sexual activity, and immoral behavior between dawn and dusk. Another indication that bad stuff comes from drinking of course ( s ): Muslims drink alcohol nothing only. That says otherwise for an emotional crouch then it is important to that... 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