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Haram Haram

Arabic word  Haram (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 Prophet MohammadPeace be Upon Him:

  1. Pig
  2. Blood 
  3. Carnivorous animals 
  4. Almost all reptiles and insects 
  5. The bodies of dead animals
  6. Halal animals which are not slaughtered according to the Islamic Law.
  7. Wine, Ethyl Alcohol, and Spirits.

The above mentioned items are Haram and should be avoided by all Muslims.

Source: Encarta World English Dictionary