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How does praying towards Kaabah not amount to Shirk?

Assalamu alaikum. I am following Islam and very proud to be Muslim. I have few question to clarify my doubts. Islam is against of idol workship and all the activities in Islam is different than the ...
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What is the ultimate purpose of Islam?

As everything has its purpose, what is the purpose of this religion? Is it really serving its purpose now or not? Knowing that we can interpret, understand and, if possible, practice its teachings ...
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Who is a martyr according to Islam?

What is the Islamic or Quranic definition of who is a martyr? What are the criterias required to be fulfilled in order to count a person as a martyr for Allah?
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Did Adam really commit a sin?

In verse 121 of Surah 20 we read: وعصی آدم ربه فغوی َAdam disobeyed his Lord and went amiss Did Adam really commit a sin? Isn't it impossible for a Prophet to commit a sin? Isn't it right ...
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Divine punishments of opressing tribes?? All of them even kids?

Well, we have a lot of stories in holy Qur'an about tribes of different prophets who were misguided and oppressor, Finally when disappointed of their guidance God sends down a punishment and everyone ...
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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 take Mohammad's word?

In the book The Kuzari, written in Arabic in the 12th century, a rabbi argues that Judaism is the true religion and that Islam and Christianity (as well as secular philosophy) are all incorrect. One ...
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Clarification of a confusing event - Prophet Ibrahim (AS) lied

This thing I keep hearing all the time, and I'm not sure about it. I need to clarify this - "Did Prophet Ibrahim (AS) really lie?" If yes, then why? If no, then what was the reality and correct ...
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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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Imam's beliefs are doubtful

I am suspicious about Imam's beliefs regarding(Walee Ullah). His saying about pious people(Walee Ullah) is that they are more closer to GOD. So ask them to pray for you instead pray directly. He put ...
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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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Do we need religion for morality?

Some time ago I answered this Question (As an atheist, what awaits me after death?) based on my own knowledge! The questioner commented that I am very wrong and we do not need religion for morality as ...
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In Islamic tradition, what actions or reasons will put you to spend eternity on Hell?

I'm a Catholic and I'm stuck with an atheist in a discussion regarding, according to the atheist folk, illogical result receiving the consequences of choosing not to believe in something, as in: I ...
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What happens after judgement day?

I am having this doubt which is bothering me a lot. What happens after the judgment? I know people will be given heaven or hell based on their action on earth. But what happens next?
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Is it islamic belief “Hate the sin, not the sinner”

or is there something else that is opposite or similar to it... From all the teachings i have received the rule i'd say is Islamic is do what's the best. Basically people change so labeling someone ...
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Is drawing someone who isn't real but from your head/imagination haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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are first thirteen days of the month of Safar unlucky?

some people consider first thirteen days of safar as inauspicious and called them as TERA-TEZI. it there any hadith in support of this or it is just a superstition.
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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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Who is a Jew… According to Muslims?

In Islam, Ahlul al-Kitaab have a special, protected status. For example, a Muslim man may marry a Jewish or Christian woman. Because of this, it is relevant to determine who is a Jew or a Christian. ...
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Why it is necessary to believe in God?

For anyone why it is necessary to believe in God? What one is getting with this belief? Please don't give heaven/hell or judgment day as the reason.
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Is there a difference between idolatry and partnership with God?

In Judaism, there is a distinction drawn between avoda zarah (idolatry) and shituf (association). The former is the worship of multiple gods and/or worship of idols as gods. The latter is the ...
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Can those dead know see and know about those alive?

Can those dead know, see, and know-about those alive?
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Is it allowed in Islam to touch the feet of elders?

I would like to know if touching the feet of elders is allowed in Islam. Some people, even elders who have performed Hajj and pray five times a day, believe that children should touch the feet of ...
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Islamic point of view to Law of attraction

Does Islam approve Law of attraction? I mean is it OK to think like that or it's conflicting with Islamic beliefs? Is what they call "The Universe" same as Allah? Is this in any way mentioned in ...
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How can we define Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat?

How can we define and categorize Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat in modern times? Especially when a lot of groups who do not adhere to the principles of Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat label themselves as Ahle Sunnat ...
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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 ...
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What is the role of free will in Islam?

The laws of Islam seem sufficiently detailed so as to preclude any possibility of "bad behavior," assuming that a person has made the "first choice" to follow Islam and live their life by the ways of ...
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Can we say that a person who does not have to be patient in his life, will not reach the heaven?

Quran, in many places of itself, is really focusing on this fact that the heaven is for believers because they was patient in their Earth's life. For example please read these [23:101]: فَإِذَا ...
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Should a Muslim believe in Dinosaurs?

There are plenty of fossils that shows the existence pre historic animals like Dinosaurs. However they have never been mentioned either in the Holy Quran or in Hadis. They fact that they lived for ...