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

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Can allah help my friend? [on hold]

Okay so my friend , shes a very kind hearted, sweet & full of joy Muslim girl . she does try to pray 5 times a day , and she barley swears . just recently she told me that a thought just came to ...
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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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Has Allah forsaken me? [closed]

I know I sinned way to much in the past. But I tried to change. Many night have I teared in repentance but I end up sinning again. I feel I'm doomed. I feel I'm deprived of His mercy. I feel I'm gona ...
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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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Allah likes beauty but some men with beard are ugly [closed]

So we know that Allah is beautiful and likes beauty, but then there are religous men who grow their beards because they want to follow the Sunnah as they say. However they don't look beautiful with ...
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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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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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What do we ask Allah? [duplicate]

My friend who is not a muslim, needs help to finding something, he is not catholic or anything like that, but she is trying to find out the truth about something and also the thing itself. She is ...
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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 ...
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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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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

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 did not like then. ...
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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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How can God have a human feeling?

For example, God can get angry according to Quran. 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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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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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? [closed]

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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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 ...