Ibadah means worship, examples for worship are: salat (five times prayer), zakat (Obligatory Charity), ziker (remembrance of Allah), and sawm (fasting).

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What is worship (ibadah)?

What is the Islamic definition of Ibadah? What does it consist of? I have looked into several definitions by scholars but none have actually agreed with each other.
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Doing forms of worship not done by Prophet Mohammed and/or the Ahl al-Bayt

We know that the best example on how to get to paradise has already been set for us: Quran - 33:21 Indeed in the Messenger of Allah (Muhammad SAW) you have a good example to follow for him ...
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Authentic Hadith about 1000 ayaat in Qiyaam

Recently, I heard the imam of a masjid say that they're planning to plow through 1000 ayaat of Qur'an during a certain night of laylatu-al-qadar because of a hadith that specifically mentions reciting ...
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Why did Allah create us?

Please give reasons for why Allah created us. If it is for 'ibadah (worship), were the angels not enough? If it is for testing us, doesn't Allah know already who will be in Paradise and who will be in ...
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Should a Muslim question earthly benefits of acts of ritual worship?

Ibadats that are obligatory for Muslims like salat or fast, also have ancillary benefits. For example, fasting is said to be beneficial for our health. Judging from this, a Muslim may come to the ...
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Why we should worship God when he doesn't need our worship?

There is a verse in Quran saying God created humans to worship Him. But, God does not need our worship. Does it mean worship is a middle goal to humans so that they be trained for a higher goal? ...