(Haram) means unlawful. The following items have
been categorically spelled out as being Haram by
jurists in light of the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the
- Carnivorous animals
- Almost all reptiles and insects
- The bodies of dead animals
- Halal animals which are not slaughtered
according to the Islamic Law.
- Wine, Ethyl Alcohol, and Spirits.
The above mentioned
items are Haram and should be avoided by all Muslims.
Encarta World English Dictionary