Allāh, is a word for God. In Arabic, the word means simply "the God."

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Does 'Allah' mean 'the-God' in Arabic?

Can someone explain me if it means 'the-God' in Arabic? or is 'Allah' the name of the God? Thanks!
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Shafiul mudhnibin - meaning and attribute of Allah

I was advised by an honourable person to chant the following: Ya Allahu, Ya Rahmanu, Ya Rahim, Ya Rahmatallil Alamin, Ya Shafiul Mudhnibin. But I want to verify its meaning first. First four phrases ...
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Non-muslim friend asked me “Is Allah sadist?”

In Qur'an 2:30, Allah says: And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels, "Indeed, I will make upon the earth a successive authority." They said, "Will You place upon it one who ...
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Is Allah a male or a female?

As Islam says humans should not pray to anybody other than Allah. It condemns worshipping idols. Islam says God is almighty, he has no form. My doubt is when there is no form, how can you define ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

I heard many people using the word Rabbul-Alameen. This article tells us to Reflect upon His saying, '(Rabbul-Alameen) the Lord of the Alameen (mankind, jinn and all that exists).' [Soorah al-Fatiha (...
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Allah and his form

Assalam alaikum everyone, I have a question that I like to know the answers if anyone could help me out, I do know that it states in the Quraan that Allah has no image or forms etc. so when we pray ...
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Why would this teaching only matter if the man is in an Islamic state?

I asked the question: Is the belief that people who want to leave Islam should be put to death a widely held interpretation? My question was similar in nature to the question: Is punishment for ...
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Having a crush on someone

Is it haram in islam to have a crush on someone? I have a crush on this girl (who is also muslim) but I haven't yet spoken to her properly, I haven't made much effort to get in touch with her or have ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Today my 6 year old daughter ask this Question. If germs are bad for health then why Allah created them? I need to explain it to 6 year old kid. What could be the best answer?
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What should be a Muslim's attiutude towards the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, mindfulness and zen buddhism?

I am a practicing Muslim who tries his best (with several shortcomings)to live a life of servitude to Allah (swt). Recently my brother introduced me to the teachings of Eckhart Tolle through the book ...
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Why were there no female Prophets?

There have been roughly about 124,000 Prophets sent by Allah (swt) to mankind. Now all of these have been male. Is there a reason why none of them were female? I know that there are many women in ...
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Please help me for Allah's sake

My husband gaved me talaq at 4 different times without any witness. He is now denying that he gave only twice and takes oath of Quran. Here muftis in India say that witnesses of men would be ...
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Swearing by Allah's Name

If someone swore by Allah without knowledge (he swore by Allah's name about a fact assuming that he was 100% sure of it, but knew he was wrong later on), is he required to fast for three days/feed 10 ...
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Why Doesn't The Verse Of The Sword Start With Bismillah

Why is Sūrat at-Tawbah the only surat in the Quran that does not start with bismillah
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Correct Pronunciation of Allah in common Islamic phrases

Let's take for example الحمد لله- The most common pronunciation is: Al-Hamdo-Li-Lah. Now, even-though there is a Shada/شَدّة on the word Allah, it is not emphasized. Why is that? Another example is ...
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Why the LGBT is a sin in Islam?

Muslim LGBT also a human. They have feeling love, hate, happy and sad. Why LGBT is a sin in Islam? In my Opinion, Allah and true Islam doesn't prohibit LGBT. Because each people have one reason that ...
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Why Did Allah Allow The Jewess To Poison Prophet Mohammad PBUH

Why did Allah allow the jewess to serve Prophet Mohammad PBUH, the poisoned sheep, also why did Allah allow Prophet Muhammad's PBUH companion to die, from the jewesses poisoned sheep
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Am i greedy to desire heaven?

1.) Lately, I have been having a psychological crisis. Does Allah want me to go to Jannah? I go to the masjid for young adults and these sexist boys whom I grown up with. (Their parents are close ...
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I do not want to go to jannah anymore. Is this because of shaytan? [closed]

I am not depressed anymore. I used to be but now I do not care about anything anymore. I just do not care anymore. I think I given ip, if that is what one calls it. I dont care about whatever. I am ...
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How do you know if you believe in Allah?

For the last few months I have been doing a great deal of reading and research about Islam, listening to lectures, and reading through a couple translations of Qur'an. From an intellectual/rational ...
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Is dua not an option but an obligation?

Do you MUST make dua? Is it a voluntary or do we MUST? Will one go to hell if the Muslim does not make dua? If so, what type of duas? Types of Dua Dua al mas’ala (ask) e.g. Grant me … Dua al ...
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What does Islam say about promiscious men in the American culture?

In the USA it is encouraged for a man to be a skirt chaser, womanizer, stud, woman chaser, etc. There is a double standard for women. In urban dictionary.com. The Word "slut" means a woman with ...
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Is speaking without knowledge not about Islam still a sin? Is being biased haram?

I know speaking of Islam without knowlege is forbidden. But what about speaking without knowledge not involved with Islam? Example: Many non Muslims write their own biased and personal definitions of ...
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Is it true, that the Prophets (S) and Allah hate and does not care for this dunya?

I was feeling depressed and I heard that Allah could care less of this dunya because Adam (S) was sent here as punishment. Is it true that humans can Never be happy here no matter what Allah gives ...
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Is It Haram To Eat A Burger King Ice Cream Cone That Looks Like The Name Of Allah In Arabic

Is It Haram To Eat A Burger King Ice Cream Cone That Looks Like The Name Of Allah In Arabic, I Went To A Burger King And They Had A Ice Cream Cone That Looked Like The Name Of Allah In Arabic
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Does Islam favor men over women when it comes to sex? Is there such thing as double standards in Islam?

Humans in general everywhere let men have sex casually but if a woman does it, it is frowned because of double standards. Does Islam, Muslims, and Allah give double standards to women like alot of ...
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Does Allah hate the playboys?

In USA it is cool to have sex with girls to use them as sex objects, then throw them away and replace them with some other girl who is younger and prettier. People call them studs, players, ...
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Not loving what you love for yourself to your fellow muslims is it a form of kufr (disbelief)?

“Love for the people what you love for yourself and you will be a believer.” [Sunan Ibn Mâjah] If one is greedy and doesn't wish the best for others does that mean you are a disbeliever despite being ...
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Does Allah send a person to hell if he is mad at them?

This may sound like a stupid question but maybe that is because I am not smart when it comes to Islamic stuff. In the hadith, it said that if one does not ask Allah: Allah gets angry. But what is ...
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Is it sinful to make a dua to ask Allah to reject another person's dua?

Not long ago, I would make a dua or wish to Allah to not only curse but to not grant the duas of the intended victim in the afterlife. I asked this question before but O was adviced to make it more ...
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The explanations of God's love for Hz. Mohammed

Hz. Mohammed is the only one in humanity who reflects the features and goodness of God too closely to the perfection. I don't want to presumptuous but can it be said that God loves Hz. Mohammed ...
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Is life a fair test?

Allah is fair to all of his slaves however this life is a test for all of us yet we all don't have the same amount of time on this test (Earth). Some people get longer time and they live to an older ...
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Does Allah forgive someone who commit adultry?

In Islam we are told that we should ask Allah for forgiveness no matter how many sins we have and He will forgive us if our touba is sincere. There was also and instance when somebody ask for a lady's ...
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Is it halal to pray to Allah by saying for Muhammad's sake?

Assalamu-e-alekum Im coming to the point Ive been raised in 2 different culture and to be honest i kinda know nothing about islamic details and all. I want you to help me correct through proper hadis ...
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Is drawing God allowed in Islam?

Recently, Charlie Hebdo published an edition that had God carrying a kalashnikov on the cover, and a news organisation reportedly decided not to show the cover because it had an image of God (...
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Why did Abdul-Muttalib vowed to sacrifice one of his sons for God?

If today I try to behead my child in the name of god, everyone, even the muslims will disgust me. Because without any doubt and with the view of any religion, it is inhuman. I'm asking this question ...
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Does the concept of grace exist in Islam like it does in Christianity?

In Christianity, God's grace is what allows us to have a relationship with him. He gives us what we don't deserve like righteousness, life, and in the ultimate example his own son, in spite of our sin ...
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I need help in seeking forgiveness from Allah

I had made an oath to Allah that I will not do a specific deed for the rest of my life.I tried my best to fulfill this oath but one day I ended up breaking the oath.I am very scared now that Allah ...
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Even our good deeds will NOT be considered good?

On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him), who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) say: The first of people against whom judgment will be pronounced on the Day of ...
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Why does Allah care what I do?

Why does Allah care about anything I do? Especially things that don't affect other people? For example if I am a hermit, never see another person, and do nothing but sin, why is this bad? Why does ...
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Only Allah can give life and take life

Why did Allah give Isa (AS) the power to bring the dead back to life. We have been told only Allah has that power so doesn't this go against that? Also we only die once in the dunya but those who came ...
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Did Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) see Allah (Swt) on Miraj?

Did Our Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon Him) see Allah (Swt) with his eyes on Miraj?
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Why did Allah make bad people?

In the Qur'an it says that Shaitan disobeyed Allah and we should make sure we do not fall in the trap of Shaytan as Adam (AS) and Hawwa did. Why doesn't Allah make sure we do not do things which he ...
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Asking Allah swt for a sign about a certain matter

Sometimes when I ask Allah swt for a sign about a matter, He gives it to me. Other times when my anxiousness kicks in and I need another sign for reassurance I ask again, yet I don't receive anything. ...
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Do all worldly situations arise by the will of Allah alone? Or are some things happening by the will of others e.g. Shaitan?

A popular Hindi saying is: "Wahi hota hai jo manzoor-e-khuda hota hai". Literally translated, it means "Only that happens which has the permission of God". Is this literally believed to be the truth ...
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What after leaving the sin?

It's all about a friend of mine. She got interested in a boy but she kept all this in her heart. She had not showed him all this. One day she saw his Id on Facebook. Then she became emotional and ...
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Does Allah exist in life forms?

Does Allah exist in all life forms like animals, plants or human? (Pervades everywhere?)
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Doubts and fears!

Salam sisters and Brothers I have a question that relates to my life: I pray 5 times a day (alhamduellah), and I strongly believe in Allah, but if God loves you, does He the Almighty test your faith ...
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Why didn't Allah created us in jannah without test?

Allah can do anything without the slightest of effort. As well as Allah giving us "free will", why didn't He create all of the mankind and all of the heavens and the earth in Jannah without any kind ...
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I am a Strong Believer of Allah SWT. But Why a Non-Believer of Allah SWT gets his things

This question still breaking my head. I am suffering from financial issues. I am seeking help from Allah SWT past 3 years through Salah, Dua and Dikhr. I had asked few friends, but still my debts are ...