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

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Why allah has not destroyed iblees/shaitan till now

Why Allah has not destroyed iblees/shaitan till now as he has not obeyed Allah's command. Why Allah will punish human being for shaitan mastermind that he is not letting people to follow Allah. My ...
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Does Islam perceive the Christian Trinity as Jesus, Mary, and Joseph?

I once heard a Muslim argue against the Christian Trinity, claiming that God is not one God in three persons, but under the assumption that the Trinity involved the persons of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. ...
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What is/are the Arabic word for the God?

If I translate the word "God" from English to Arabic, it becomes "Allah", because the so called Arabic word for God is Allah. But Allah Himself is the God of Islam, as Islam first refered the word. ...
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According to Islam, is God (Allah) omniscient?

omniscient ADJECTIVE Knowing everything - (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/omniscient) Do the core teachings of Islam, (e.g. those found in the Quran), say that God ...
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According to Islam, why was I born?

Why? In fact, I also have a second component to this question. If Allah/God is omniscient, then why did he create beings that he knew were certain to enter hell (which he also created)? Even ...
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Does Allah Ta'la refer to Himself as “He” in Arabic? [duplicate]

In the English translation of the Quran, Allah Ta'la refers to Himself as "He" Is the word also "He" or "Him" (the male gender) in the Arabic text as well? If yes, why? Thanks and Jazak Allah khair ...
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What is the ruling of touching the logo (slogan) of Allah? (Like Allah as the slogan of Iran Flag) (Sunni view)

As you can see, there are some logos (slogans) of the word Allah on many things such as flags. For instance there is a slogan of it on the flag of Islamic republic of Iran. I wonder if it is Halal if ...
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In what ways does allah communicate with us?

In what ways does Allah communicate with us? If we have a problem, for example, and we ask Allah to provide a solution to our problems, but we can't think of any, how does Allah communicate with us? ...
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What's the true purpose of dua?

Allah is almighty and all knowing, he knows about our hopes and wishes and about our destiny, he knows what's best - so surely dua can't be about influencing him or making him change his mind. But ...
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Did Allah choose the names of Surahs? (or prophet Muhammad(s) chose their names?)

As you are aware, each Surah has its specific name. For instance Surahs: Al-Fatiha, Al-Baqara, Al-Imran, An-Nisa and so on. I was wondering if Allah named these Surahs with current names. Or the ...
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Asking Allah for the truth

Can I ask Allah to reveal me the truth about some matter, through a dream/vision or some other means? Since Allah is the One who knows and hears all things, I want to know if I can ask Him in my dua ...
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what does Allah mean?

What does this mean, can someone give me a good understanding of this line from the holy Qur'an, For each one are successive [angels] before and behind him who protect him by the decree of Allah ...
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The roots of Imamah in Tawhid

Shias believe that Imamah is necessary for the Ummah, if it is a necessity, so it must be one of Allah's attributes.It means the roots of Imamah is in Tawhid.How they approve it?
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Why is this happening to me?

Salam to all my brothers and sisters. I came here with no other option left to describe my present state. I am facing deep trouble right now. I am a strong believer in Islam and I want to strengthen ...
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Signs from allah

I made dua to allah to send me a sign to indicate something , that if a certain person talks to me that it would indicate a certain thing . And it happend !! Is it truly a sign or probably a ...
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Dreams from allah ? [closed]

Okay so I asked allah for a sign in my dream that if I see a certain person it will indicate something , so I happily got that dream , but I'm worried that it's probably satan trying to trick me or ...
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Can Allah change the past?

If we ask Allah to remove something from our past like it never happened, can he do that? I know Allah works in ways we couldn't even imagine.
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Worshiping Allah the Almighty?

I have faith in Allah and His existence, but I have a question: Allah created angels and humans to worship him. Allah is self-sufficient and doesn't need anything, then why the command to Creation to ...
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What is the connection between nafas and nafs?

Nafs stands for the ego, the self or soul. But I've also come across nafas al-rahman which was translated as the breath of the Merciful. Thus nafas is breath. How does this connect to nafs? Does ...
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Does Allah commit shirk? [closed]

(Legit questions, looking for answers) According to Islam, shirk is the worst sin you can possibly commit, the only unforgivable sin. Shirk is associating partners with Allah. According to Muhammad, ...
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Did life start from single cell organisms? But how come Allah says He created every living thing from water?

Did life start from single cell organisms? But how come Allah says He created every living thing from water?! "We made from water every living thing." How did the first Prophet Adam come into ...
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Can Christians use the word Allah according to Quran?

Christians in Malaysia were fighting in court to use the word "Allah". According to Quran, it seems that one shouldn't use Allah to describe a comic book character. But I have questions on that ...
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How powerful is this dua?

I heard that the Dua Yastasheer , is a very powerful Dua and if you recite it 3 times there is nothing that Allah won't grant of your wishes in this life and the hereafter , has anyone else heard this ...
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Can I make dua for the past?

I don't know if this makes sense but: What if I desperately pray and say "O Allah!, please make sure that my laptop wasn't hacked at that time (in the past)". As Allah knows everything about our ...
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Can Allah do the impossible?

Have you had a moment in your life where Allah truly did the impossible for you? And is he truly capable of all things? If I were to make dua and say "oh, Allah hopefully my teacher won't notice the ...
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Making a pledge to Allah?

Could you make a pledge to Allah, that if he grants your wish, then you would have to give to charity or fast for a certain amount of days? I heard people do this and tell me it works.
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Isn't God responsible for those killed in accidents?

God says the murder of one person is murder of whole humanity. And the murderer should be sentenced to death. Who is then responsible for other kind of deaths e.g. tsunami, earth quake, storms ...
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Our relation to God and the prophet Muhammad in paradise

When is the first time that we can see God? In paradise can we talk to God while seeing him and have an answer from him on the spot, and can we talk to the prophet Muhammad at any time?
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How to take Allah as the only helper & protector?

We are only supposed to take Allah as a helper and a protector, right? How do we do that? Do we rely on Him?
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I have some questions about paradise [closed]

I would be happy and a little bit relieved if I could get these questions answered (based on what we know in islam), I've been thinking about them since a long time: 1- In paradise, do we maintain ...
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Does Allah have a loin or loincloth as stated in Sahih Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4879?

There is a tradition from Sahih Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4879 حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدُ بْنُ مَخْلَدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي مُعَاوِيَةُ بْنُ أَبِي مُزَرَّدٍ، عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ ...
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Why Allah send darood on Prophet Muhammad(saw)?

إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ ۚ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا Allah and His Angels send blessings on the Prophet: O ye ...
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Tawheed Concepts

What is it that Muslims understand of the ‘nature of human’, the ‘purpose of human life’, and the ‘meaning of human life’.
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Why we call Allah as “He”? [duplicate]

As we know, Allah is neither man or woman. In quran, Allah is called himself as "HE". And while reading Quran also we (muslims) can understand that Allah is not a man, even we read as "He". How to ...
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Should one be a Muslim because of love for Allah or fear for Allah?

This is something that confuses me a little bit. I was a Muslim because I was born as a Muslim (my parents are Muslims). After I became an adult, I began to question about life, because the only thing ...
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Who did Allah love before he created everything?

It is my understanding that the Muslim's view of God is that He is love. That He loves believers. So I wonder, who do Muslims say that God loved before he created the everything else? How could he ...
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What is the purpose of miracles if not to make people believe?

In Holy Quran we read: And they say, "Why was there not sent down to him an angel?" But if We had sent down an angel, the matter would have been decided; then they would not be reprieved. ...
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why didnt allah reveal his name to jesus?

Why didn't Allah reveal his name to Jesus ? I mean Allah, and his other names ? I tried searching but I didn't find anything.
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Is Allah bounded by Time and Space?

“And there is none like unto Him.” Quran Al-Ikhlas, 112: 4 And We have already created man and know what his nafs whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein ...
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Will I be considered a Muslim if I believe in Allah, his messenger, but haven't really adopted it?

I have been living a life of an atheist for long and its difficult to reconcile some of Islam. I plan to first understand what and why, the nuances and then finally follow. Before embracing Islam I am ...
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Is Allah part of Allah's 99 names?

Allah has 99 names but if you include Allah and Ahad that would make 100. So is Allah a part of the 99 names or not? Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: 'To God belongs 99 names, 100 minus ...
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Is God testing me now in compensation for my sins?

Ever since I asked Allah to forgive all of my past, present, and future sins, I'm enduring more hardship and feeling more unhappy. I read that God would test us in compensation for our sins. If that's ...
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Why does Allah allow evil on earth?

The most common answer here will be: Evil must be allowed to have free will. This is simply not true. If we are speaking of an omnipotent God that created the entire universe and any extra ...
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Is the Christian Trinity truly shirk?

I have found two related questions: Qur'an and the Christian trinity Christianity, Judaism, and Islam worship the same God? I know the Quran states God is One and neither begotten nor born. ...
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why God let's people kill each other?

We are all here in this world to pass our test, and the other world will be the result of our deeds in this world, right?? Then if God gave us the chance of test here in this world. Why did he gave ...
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Why in Islam there are prescriptions regarding health? but not Penicillin?

There are rules in Islam like brushing teeth, being clean, avoiding dead animals and taking bath regularly and not fasting when it's harmful. Am I right to assume that such things exists in Islam ...
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The reason behind diseases and suffer of innocent children in this world?

Some very severe diseases which usually end in death happen for kids or even infants and cause them a great amount of pain!! Why is this happening? And why the all kind Allah doesn't do anything to ...
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Why Muhammed is the last prophet and God doesn't send anyone else?

Looking at the fact that we always need guidance from god, I wonder why God decided not to ever send any prophet again?? just think how good it would be when we could ask anything from a prophet and ...
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Can Allah create a rock that He can't lift?

If Allah has all the power and can do anything can he create something (e.g. a rock) that he himself can't lift? If the answer was no doesn't that mean that he is not able to do something which ...
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Why didn't Allah send the complete book first?

I heard that the bible and tora used to be faith-books of islam. The dilemma was that the human changed those books after their needs. After a time Allah wanted to send down the unchangeable and final ...