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Is Adam's Peak a sacred place for Muslims?

Adam's Peak is a tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. Muslims in all over the world go to Adam's Peak. Is Adam's Peak a sacred place for Muslims?
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Origin of names and using them?

I have heard few names and i am unable to find its origin, names like shamyl, nofel, salar, Zurain etc. I tried looking for them and couldn't get strong origin. I have interest in different names like ...
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Hadith about the earths

"Whoever usurps even one span of land of somebody, its depth through the seven earths will be collared to his neck." (Saheeh Al-Bukhari, ‘Book of Oppression.’) "Whoever takes a piece of land of ...
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Are whistling and clapping haram?

I heard that whistling and clapping hands are haram. I am looking for a clarification and the reasoning behind.
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What does Islam have to say about how old the earth is and the evolution of all life on earth?

First, please understand that my remarks/questions to follow are by no means intended to insult in any way. I am simply an individual that attempts to address all things in life with as much ...
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Is it permissible to donate ones body organs? [duplicate]

We have the technology and practices that can successfully transplant organs from one human to another. This practice saves thousands of lives, but the problem is the lack of resources; organs. There ...
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About qurbani name

Salam alaikum, I Have a questions regarding qurbani. In our countries (like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) people use 7 names in buffalo or camel and 1 name in goat/sheep. So, is there any reason ...
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Should one pray after 'Asr?

There appears to be two different hadiths on praying after 'Asr. Some hadiths say it is haram. Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri: I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "There is no prayer after the morning ...
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Is it allowed to be naked during sex?

I heard in a bayan that the married couples should not be fully naked(without any clothes) even during sex. This answer states that the ayats 23:5-6 reveals that the couples can be naked. Are those ...
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Why we should not sleep after Asr?

I've heard that it's sunnah not to sleep or nap after asr but nobody can tell me why…
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Is it permissible to discuss and use worldly things inside the mosque?

As my title says, I have a feeling that discussing or conducting certain activities (such as studying, world related other things etc) related to the world isn't good while you're inside but what I ...
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Does a large number of insects (black ants) around and on the grave have any significance?

Please clarify a concern I have developed after visiting my mother's grave. She passed recently and after visiting her grave recently I noticed an abnormally high amount of ants around it and on the ...
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Building a Prayer Place As an In-Charge

Assalaamualaikum , I have a doubt regarding this . Suppose I am a manager at a mall which is quite far from the main city (just an assumption) . Due to the fact that coming at my mall would result in ...
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What is the knowledge of the book?

Quran mentions in 27:40 about a man who had knowledge of book/scripture? What is this knowledge? Can it be learnt today? Said one who had knowledge from the Scripture, "I will bring it to you ...
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A case on research on homosexuality

Is it permissible to conduct research on homosexuality, it's cause and try to formulate psychologically cure for it? Conducting research on homosexuality would indirectly means that we actually ...
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Does the Quran say that Universe is Expanding?

There is quite bit of hype among Muslims who's says, it is in the Quran that Universe is Expanding. They quote the verse 51:47. A link that quotes this link is here And the heaven We constructed ...
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What's the significance of placing one's right hand over the head after the prayer?

What is the significance of placing the right hand on one's head after the prayer? Is it a manner of praying/supplication? If so, how is it different from the usual raising of the palms and having ...
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Is the congregational prayer void if the place where the prayer leader stands encroaches upon public property?

Is the congregation prayer of everybody void, if the place where the imam of that prayer stands and prostrates upon encroaches on public property (say, the side walk) of which they haven't acquired ...
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Can a woman/female lead the prayer?

Is it permissible for women to lead the congregational prayers? Will the prayers of those praying under her leadership be void, if they did unknowingly or were misled? Background: Women promote ...
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Why is the place where prayer leader/imam stands on a lower ground than the rest?

It is usually observed that the position where the imam stands while leading the prayer is lower than the rest of those behind, whom he's leading. Why is it so? And what's the source of this practice?...
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Why is “Assalatu Khairum Minan Naum” only said in the fajr/morning azan/call for prayer?

Why is Assalatu Khairum Minan Naum i.e. prayer is better than sleep Only said in the fajr azan and not any of the other four azans? As a person could be sleeping during those azans as well....
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Jealousy among men and women

While hunting for reference to the narration mentioned here I stumbled upon this quote by Imam Ali(s.a.) in Nahj al-Balagha: Jealousy in woman is unpardonable but in man it is a sign of his faith ...
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Is the ablution process invalidated if one talks while doing it?

In almost all regions in West Java(Indonesia), people are prohibited to talk when taking ablution. It is said to violate the process of ablution and you have to start it all over again. Is that right?...
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Can صلى الله عليه وآله be used with any other person other than the prophet ?‎

In chat with SO user, I came to know that صلى الله عليه وآله is not really a title of Prophet Muhammad but a prayer. It can be used with any other person. Is that true? As an example: I can say ...
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Does the reward of Hajj for another person goes to him? (Hajj-e-Badal)

There are some hadiths (listed on the bottom) regarding doing Hajj which confuse me in connection with the following hadith: The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “When a man ...
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Does the Quran urge persecution of the infidel?

There is much misinformation revolving around the violent persons in the middle east who claim to be Islam and some even claim that they are doing what Allah wants. Can their actions be justified by ...
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Request for clarification about the history of Twelver Shia branch through the past 14 centuries

Derived from this Question and this Answer is a question about the history of the Twelver Shia branch of Islam. Would you please notify in short how did this branch evolved through the ages with focus ...
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The Date Seed Incident

On another page, where the question asks if the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used humour in his daily life, one user gave a very nice answer, but I wanted to clarify something: The date incident that has ...
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What is the meaning of ذَٰلِكَ أَدْنَىٰ أَلَّا تَعُولُو in 4/3?

I read this verse and found that the last part of the verse is translated wrong by almost all translators. What is the correct translation of ذَٰلِكَ أَدْنَىٰ أَلَّا تَعُولُوا According to ...
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Reciting Quran for personal goals, is this allowed in Islam?

In the Indo-Pak region there is a tradition that if you want to get something done esp you want to get a good job, or transfer a job or get admission in a good university, mothers or sisters usually ...