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

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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 ...
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Where does Allah come from?

Everything was created by Allah but then where did Allah come from? Is it haram to ask such a question?
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Islam position of the use of “Allah” word by non-Muslims as a synonym to God

This is because I read today the news about Malaysia banning of a comic book using the word "Allah" to describe its hero. (Al Jazeera) For me I feel that using it in such context is defaming to ...
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Is it sinful if we develop a mental image of Allah when we talk about Him?

Islam instructs us not to give image to Allah in order to represent Him. Usually it's the case that when you you talk about someone or something you develop a mental image of him. Same could happen ...
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Does Allah forgive every sin?

There are different kind of sins, but if you repent honestly then Allah will forgive you, right? Still, are there any sins that Allah will never forgive?
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Really islam believe that god has no image? [closed]

According to islam, There is no god but Allah and God has no image , If they believe in that then why do they move around the kaaba it is also the structure, and also proved to be the lord shiva ...
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What things a muslim can not research/ask about?

I have came across few things like about Allah/God existence, location, why, how and many things about it and I am always told that its not good thing to talk about it or its forbidden. Isn't there ...
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Did Mohammed (saw) see Allah subhana wa taala?

Did the Prophet Muhammad (saws) ever see Allah SWT?
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Does Islam may accept that Allah and his angels are extraterrestrial beings?

Does Islam may accept one day that Allah and his angels are extraterrestrial beings? Aliens could create a man. The story about Adam and Eve sounds like Allah/God is very similar to us. We also can ...
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Is the existence of the world a miracle?

Miracles are used generally in theological/religous contexts; outside of them they're seen as either rationally explicable as signifiers of theological truths that are uncovered by hermeneutics of ...
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Repentance for unnecessary promise

Assalamu alaikum, I used to make promises to Allah, against some bad things as well as some good things that I felt bad doing. It was a terrible habit I know, to promise not to do good things that I ...
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Use of leather products [duplicate]

There are so many leather products available in the market. How do we come to know whether the leather used is halal or haram?
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What is an acceptable legitimate cause for killing a human being in Islam?

On this Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halal#Animals Muslims In Islam, killing a human being is not permissible without a legitimate cause. Especially killing a Muslim person, ...
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Do animals have souls?

I was talking to my Muslim friend the other day and he informed me that the Quran teaches that animals do not have souls and they are only tools here for human's to use. If that is true then how come ...
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Why god can be angry?

Why God can get angry ? for me this is a human feeling and a weakness i don't understand how can God have a human feeling ?
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Why hell or paradise and no in between?

Why did God create us to put us in hell or paradise and there is no in between? So we will either receive eternal pleasure or eternal and extreme torture, with no other option?
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how the attributes of god 'Rehman' and 'Raheem' different

except surah 'tauba' all surah of Qur'an starts with "bismillah ar rehman ir Raheem". how being rehmaan and being Raheem different. an aalim explained that Allah is rehmaan for all the creatures . It ...
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Dua'a for things you do not mean

Sometimes i subconsciously ask for bad things in my Dua'a that i don't want. Because i know that i'm not supposed to ask it, it just happens. e.g. i will make a Dua'a that my children will be happy ...
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The concept of Eternity in Islam

What is the concept of eternity in Islam? In Surah Ikhlas (112) it is said that: (1)Say Allah is One. (2)Allah the eternal refuge. (3)He neither begets nor is He begotten. (4)And no one is equal ...
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not yet to get married

asalamu caleykum waraxmatuallhi wabarakaatu my question is that If a good guy comes to you and propose for you can you say no cause you not ready yet and you know that this person and you will not get ...
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Remembering Allah (swt) when performing every action

I read somewhere that you must remember Allah (swt) when performing any action however you are permitted to stop thinking about Allah (swt) when having sex with your wife / husband. Is this correct ...
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Was Allah compared to a rock?

A question poped up in Christian SE asking if God in other religion was compared to a rock. I wonder if in Quran Allah is compared to a rock?
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What are the steps back to God if I have doubts about the existence of God as a muslim? [closed]

I have recently read a lot of scientific literature and have spoken with a lot of people at school that are atheists. A lot of what they told me make a perfect sense and I think I am loosing my ...
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Why does Islam mandate Sharia law be enforced by government law?

I understand that it's a doctrine of the Islamic faith and believed in Islam to be mandated by the prophet Muhammad pbuh. But this makes me curious about few things: In Islam, is a person's ...
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How will Allah judge you when you die?

When you die, does Allah judge you by last minutes action before you die or overall during your life time? For example: You always pray salaat regular since you were a child and never missed a ...
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Why the imperfection?

السلام عليكم I have been wondering about it for quite some time now. Now, before i further explain my question please bear in mind that i am neither a better human being nor a better Muslim then many ...
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Why is He turning His back on me?

Salaam to my brothers and sisters. I am confused. I am a girl who has committed a lot of sins in the past, I admit. Grave, embarassing sins. I was young and naive. But I have finally realized and I ...
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Is the-Abaser a good translation for Al-Khāfiḍ, one of the beautiful names of Allah?

According to the wikipedia entry on the Names of Allah a Name of Allah is the following: الخَافِض Al-Khāfiḍ The Abaser 56:3 How is this to be understood as a Beautiful Name?
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Is “Allah” a he or she?

As I know Allah doesn't have any sex but I read and hear some Muslims when talk about Allah say : He and Him How can I call Allah in English?
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Where is Allah, Is he Omnipresent

Living in a Hindu country i keep on hearing phrases like Allah\God is everywhere , Allah is in your hearts, Every heart has Allah etc. I understand that they may not literally mean by saying Allah is ...
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How can God create without determining the outcome?

If God is the first cause and God really created everything, how can our actions not be caused by him? But on the other hand, if our actions must have been determined by Him, then how is this ...
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Will God protect the Kabba himself?

God in Sura Feel 105 talks about small birds destroying the army of Abraha by dropping small stones on them. But the black stone was stolen from Kabba in 930 and recovered after a 20 years later. Some ...
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If Allah has no wants/needs, why do anything? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused about the following We know that Allah does not want/need our worship: O mankind! it is you who stand in need of Allah, but Allah is Rich (Free of all wants and needs), ...
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Who is bigger authority, God or the prophet Muhammad? [closed]

There is no question that God is bigger authority than the prophet. However this hadith is difficult to understand Volume 6, Book 60, Number 226 : Narrated by Abu Said Al-Mualla While I was ...
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The Quran is commonly said to be the “Uncreated Speech of Allah”, what does this mean?

Obviously the Qur'an is printed on paper; and bound into books. It does not refer to the physically wrapping. Also, Allah has no human attribute; when we say Allah is merciful; it is a faint ...
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How many names are provided for Allah in Quran and Hadith?

When there are already 1000 questions are the islam.StackExchange, I found it interesting to ask the question 1001 about 1001 names of Allah: There is a Du'a narrated from Imam Ali-ibn-Hussain from ...
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Using the name of Allah or God in public in non-Muslim countries?

It is very recommended in Islam to start everything with the name of Allah. So starting the letters, books or presentations with name of Allah is very common. But it has been a question for me that is ...
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Can we see Allah in the hereafter, the same way we see the other things? (Sunni view)

Can we see Allah in the Hereafter, the same way we see the other things? EDIT @owari commented the link to this page that has already listed the Shia references from Quran and Hadith that watching ...
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Who is Lord in Islam?

قَالَ رَبُّنَا الَّذِي أَعْطَىٰ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ خَلْقَهُ ثُمَّ هَدَىٰ He said: "Our Lord is He Who gave to each (created) thing its [particular] form and nature [through which it is ...
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Where did the concept of Allah being everywhere come from?

It is very clear that Allah is not everywhere rather He is above the heavens and the earth, beyond the creation/not within the creation (Hadith in Muslim). So I wonder, where did the concept of Allah ...
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Is Hurricane Sandy Allah's punishment for US? [closed]

In the Quran, Allah has used natural disasters as a way of punishing those who have acted against his will (such as the people of Lut whom he destroyed for being homosexuals). Is the hurricane Allah ...
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Why has the usage of transliterated Arabic words become so popular in English?

The word Allah is not specific to Islam. It's an Arabic word for God. But it is frequently used in the form of a proper-noun to describe a god specific to Islam, when in fact Arab Christians and Jews ...
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Is anyone who tries to deny the holy Qur'an is perfect blasphemous?

Given that the Holy qur'an is the indisputable word of Allah (swt), is anyone who tries to claim that it's not perfection directly attacking Allah and insulting 2bn Muslims? And so, what is the ...
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Did The God (Allah) know how the moon works?

Many times the Sahabas would ask questions from the prophet about things they did not know or were not sure. One such question was about the moon, how it is thin at one stage then become full moon and ...
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Do Shi'ites deny seeing Allah on the Day of Judgement? If yes, Why?

Qur'an clearly states the fact that the believers will see Allah the Exalted on the Day of Judgement. Allah says about the believers: وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَّاضِرَ‌ةٌ ﴿٢٢﴾ إِلَىٰ رَ‌بِّهَا ...
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For it is Allah who is the Time?

Sahih Muslim, Book 27, Hadith 5584: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying: Do not abuse Time, for it is Allah Who is the Time. For it is Allah Who is the ...
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Do Earthquakes come because the Almighty is not happy with us?

Generally Muslims believe when God is not happy with us, or something is seriously going wrong on earth, he sends some type of destruction to the people in one form or another. It could be wind ...