Historical events that shaped the life of Muslims.

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Do these stories have any authenticity? Also, where does the use of lanatullah alehim come from, is it a sunnah? Who else is it used for?

The stories related to yazid, and moaviya primarily, and uthman and Omar. Also, why did Ali marry his daughter to Omar, if most stories related to them are presented as rivals and opposition in ...
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Was Mansur Al-Hallaj execution Islamically justified?

Mansur Al-Hallaj was a teacher of Sufism, and wrote a lot of poetry and was accused of heresy in accordance to Islamic law. My main question is, was Masur Al-Hallaj's execution Islamically justified? ...
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Why did Yazid order his soldiers to kill Imam Hussain?

I was wondering, why did Yazid order his soldiers to kill Imam Hussain (May Allah be pleased with him)? Did he not know that Imam Hussain (May Allah be pleased with him) was actually the grandson of ...
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Is Islam related to christinaity?

I had this doubt for many days....In a Hadith Ibn-Abbas narrated that in the days of ashura , Allah rescued Bani israel from their enemy. So, Moses fasted that day. So Prophet (PBUH) said to his ...
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Presence of Muhammad in Battle Of Karbala

According to some Hadith book written by some scholar,During the Battle Of Karbala, Salma went to visit Muhammad's wife Umme Salamah. In the Convesation between them,Salama told she had seen Allah's ...
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spouse in heaven

OK I'M GAY , but i never done anything wrong , i kept things in my mind to stay away from it , problem is .. i have no feelings for woman at all , so i was wondering , if paradise serve u everything u ...
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why 9th rabi-ul-awwal is celebrated as ed-e-zehra?

I want to know ,what is the significance of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal ? shia believes that on this day Mukhtar-al-Saqafi had send the heads of the killer's of imam Hussein to his family, after looking at ...
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What happens exactly to a person when he is dying?

According to Islam, what happens exactly to a person when his time ends on earth? I want to focus on the moment of death itself not what happens afterwards. As far as I know the angel of death comes ...
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Is attendance to the Prophet more important than salah/prayer?

In the event when the was sun returned, technically rose from west to east, after having set. .. the revelation from Allah descended upon His Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, and it ...
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what is the history of Jummah namaz?

it is known that we were ordered to pay namaz 5 times a day by ALLAH HIMSELF . I dont have any references , nor do I have much knowledge can somebody please help with a little history for Jummah ...
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Islamic Fighting System/Technique

In the time of the prophet when the wars took place. How did the islamic soldiers fight? Did they just randomly swing their swords at their enemy or did they have some sort of fighting system which ...
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After someone dies

Does Islam have any procedures which family members are supposed to do after the death of one of their family members? For example, after the burial, I've heard that some people host Quranic ...
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Past nations sinned and were punished , current nations are excused?

We read in the Quran , that the past nations like the tribe of Aad, Lut were destroyed for their sins and some of the Bani Israel were transformed into animals for breaking the laws, but after coming ...
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Who are the companions of the elephant mentioned in Surah Al-Fil?

Who are the companions of the elephant mentioned in Surah Al-Fil (The Elephant), what was their treacherous plan and how did it go astray?
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Is celebrations of Eid-E-Miladun-Nabi Allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

Many people of different countries celebrate Eid-e-Miladun-Nabi in remembrance of our prophet Muhammad (SW.). They maintain some traditions like, distributing sweets to the neighbor; pray to Allah for ...
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Why is Jummah Important? (Jumu'ah/ Jumma'h/ Friday)

Jummah is considered the best day of the week. Why is it so important? The purpose of this question is to have detailed, high quality answers detailing the importance of Jummah.
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Purging Shirk and idolatry ensues Peace and Prosperity

I see a pattern that whenever a Prophet or a saint demolished places of Idolatory, Shrines, Dargahs etc . Then Allah brings about lasting peace and prosperity. A recent example from modern history ...
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Is it OK to put Radiyallahu Anhu after Muawiya bin Abu Sufyan who was not a rightly guided caliph?

I really find no reason to apply a blanket "Radiyallahu Anhu"(Allah is pleased with him) to all Sahaba specially those involved in fighting with Ahlebayt and breaking pledge with Hasan A.S? Also I ...
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Did prophet Mohammad pbuh die or he was killed?

Did prophet Mohammad p.b.u.h die naturally or he was killed and is a martyr? Indeed, someone emailed to me and asked me about this issue, a question similar to this Q&A or this one: how did ...
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Why are Skyscraper(a Qayamat Sign) encouraged in Gulf? [closed]

This has baffled me a lot. Everyone is aware that one of the many Qayamat(Judgement Day) signs is that there will be tall/strong skyscraper's in the world. I would like to know, when there is a ...
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Did prophet ban celebrating Mawalid?

Did Prophet Muhammad PBUH celebrate mawlid (his birthday)? Is there any hadith where Prophet Muhammad banned celebrating mawlid?
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Did ahlul bayt celebrate mawlid?

I just wanted to know if any school of thought has proof that the mawlid was celebrated by the ahlul bayt and/or if the prophet celebrated anyone's birthday while he was alive. I am not interested in ...
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Flagellating in Islam?

I came across to this video. Imam and people around him are flogging themselves. Why? What does this mean in Islam? any hadith or Quran to back this up? PS: I am not being funny or insulting ...
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Why did Al-Khidr kill a boy who had not committed any sin?

First of all I am new to reading the Quran, so forgive me for any misunderstanding that I may cause. In Surat Al-Kahf aya 74, the journey between Al-Khidr and Moses, Al-Khidr kills an innocent boy ...
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How did Talha bin Ubaidullah die?

Talha bin Ubaidullah (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the Ashara al-Mubasharîn bi-l-Janna. How did he die? Was it natural death? or, he died in battle? I would like to listen to both Sunni ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad ascension to heavens (Mirage or Miraj) Real?

There are two school of thought on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) visit to the Heavens (sky) and meet God. One school says This happened in real (this is more authentic). This was shown to the prophet in a ...