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I am drawing a picture of Mohammed, what did he look like?

I am drawing a picture of Mohammed to copy and put posters of all over my school, what did Mohammed look like exactly?
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Do women with hijab have the same sense of freedom like others in this modern age? [on hold]

Allah,the exalted,says in the noble Quran as such: "Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Indeed, Allah is Acquainted ...
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What is the concept of araf?

I have studied about "araf". It is place between heaven and hell . I have asked for scholars and there is lot of different views about it . Some say it place for those who did not get to heaven or ...
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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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Am I smart in Heaven or Hell

In the after world, do we keep our traits, such as playing guitar better or being a smart person than average. If not that would make us something else other than our true self,if yes that will make ...
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Sunni and Shia Views

I keep thinking about why sunni and shia and other muslim communities have different opinion about different issues which makes them very difficult for us to follow right path. Lets take example. ...
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Is “islamic philosophy” identical with “Greek philosophy”?

according to history of philosophy, when "Greek philosophy" transferred to Islamic world, those who used to live in the territory of Islam, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, concerned with Greek ...
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What is “Islamic” about “Islamic philosophy”?

Philosophy does not belong to any one religion. Philosophers also don’t have any concern with religion. Philosophers, as those who concerned with argument and proof,dont permit the religious ...
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Does god have instinct

Does god have instinct? That will explain the drive to show it's power to existence, and to keep the justice etc. Does god have honor, that will explain it's eternal punishment for denial. If not, ...
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What is the Importance of worldly education i.e Engineering, Science and Technology, in the light of Quran and Hadith?

Salam All, I want to ask What is the Importance of worldly education i.e Engineering, Science and Technology, in the light of Quran and Hadith? Worldly education includes the education we acquire for ...
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Islam and sexual chastity

Its hard to condone with a liberal whose views on freedom and equality contradict morality, esp. Chasity. If I make a point that the body is the soil for the tree of the mind and to keep itself pure, ...
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In Islam is reservation haram or not?

I want to know reservation or hiding your beliefs or acting like others in emergency situations is haram? Can do it for some wisely reasons?
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Who is considered as infidel (kafir) from the viewpoint of noble Qur'an?

The word Kafir (infidel) is used many times in noble Qur'an. [Ref] such as: يُرِيدُونَ أَن يُطْفِئُوا نُورَ اللَّـهِ بِأَفْوَاهِهِمْ وَيَأْبَى اللَّـهُ إِلَّا أَن يُتِمَّ نُورَهُ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ ...
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What is the purpose of our birth and life according to Quran?

I have heard that solution to every problem is present in the Qur'an. I want to ask: What is the purpose of our birth and life according to the Qur'an? If anyone can give me the reference verse(s) ...
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How closely grounded is Suhrawardis Illuminationism in the Qu'ran?

Suhrawardi developed a metaphysics of light - illuminationism - one aspect of which is to privilege the intuition over the intellect (reason) in understanding. Light being the condition by which we ...
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How does one ensure the narrative of evolution is compatible with the Qu'ran?

Evolution, as a theory describes how life arose on Earth; it draws a genealogical tree connecting all forms of life with Man included. The physiognomy of animals hints at a certain relationship; and ...
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Suhrawardi, Illuminationism & Physics [closed]

Suhrawardi ontology of being is based on light. His reception in the Europe was mediated by Corbin who neglected what he had written on Physics - considering them as incidental & perhaps ...
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What is *nafs*?

In Islam there is the idea of the nafs; And We have already created man and know what his nafs whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein Quran : Qaf 50 16 Is this ...
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Nikkah related hadiths [closed]

I am a girl 17 years old, even though i didnt want to... i had illegal relationship with a person whom i love dearly. I know i am guilty of sin that is why i wat to do Nikkah so i can save myself from ...
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Why prophet PBUH has married more than four wife?

Assalamu Alaikum, I heard that prophet Muhammad has married many(9 to 13 I'm not sure) wives. We read in the Quran:4:3 that we must don't have more than 4 wives. Allah says: وَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ ...
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Every human will have faith to testify Shahādah before they die [closed]

أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله و أشهد أن محمد رسول الله. I once heard from an Islamic scholar that, every human will have faith in their heart so they affirm Shahādah before they die. Some of them will ...
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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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Meaning and purpose of life in Islam?

Lately I have been really disappointed by my life. Nothing goes as I have planned and I fail in almost everything I do. I feel like I am failing in this life and as I am not a good Muslim (I do not ...
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Why creation of universe in 6 days

Why did it take Allah 6 days to create the universe? I know that Allah is independent of time, but I have trouble understanding why the creation of the universe took as long as it did. Please help ...
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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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Cult you have all in jannah? [duplicate]

In Jannah, can you ask for your own universe or universes? where you create it's start, end, energy, physics, laws, creatures etc, and your own judgements to end your creations if you wish to? ...
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will it possible to have in jannah your own galaxy or universe?

it came my mind and i want ask that it is possible to wish or have your own galaxy or even your own universe in jannah? as it possible that jannah is located one multiverse or parallel universe? as ...
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Does the Devil has wife & children? Where do they live?

Where does the Devil live? Does he have family?
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Creation of new universe after dooms day

Is there any possibility of creating new universe after dooms day. What does Islam say about this?
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Gambling is haram, but how is investing different from gambling

please explain to me how is investment a different thing to do than gambling... both can... make you profit or cause loss depend on skill and chance. be very risky and very likely to be profitable. ...
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Love someone for sake of Allah

Assalamu alaikum wr wb, Can someone explain what is love someone for sake of Allah? Jazakallahu khairan
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Does the right side have a higher status than the left?

Be it the hand, the leg or any other part of the body, the right hand side always, AFAIK, takes a higher status, preference or position in terms of positivity then the left. E.g.: For the right ...
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Why are the Panjatan-e-Pak distinctly spoken of?

The Panjatan-e-Pak, from an Islamic perspective, are highly revered by majority of the Islamic Schools and are spoken of quite distinctly (based on observation and various other sources). What is the ...
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How should one read the bible as a muslim?

Jesus is a prophet in Islam but the Bible is said to be either corrupted or superseded by the Quran. In that case is it forbidden to read the Bible; or if can read it how should it be interpreted?
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Does Islam explain the purpose behind the Archangel Jibril having wings?

In the Wikipedia page on Islamic views of angels, it's mentioned that they're messengers with wings. Does Islam offer an explanation for the purpose behind these wings?
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Wanting someone as wife

If an unmarried man knows a woman who is beautiful but not pious and does lots of sins. The man does not love her or anything and does not look at her anymore either. But he cannot forget the beauty ...
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Questions about Satan

These questions were asked from a none-believer person, I really couldn't answer him because of my lack of knowledge: If satan helps humans to make a mistake, who made Satan made his mistake? Satan ...
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100 times more sex in paradise?

I find the following very concerning: A man will be given the strength of a hundred men to eat, drink, feel desire and have sexual intercourse. “Verily, the dwellers of Paradise, that Day, ...
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Kalam Cosmological argument

Is the kalam cosmological argument the only argument cited by Muslim philosophers in support of causation and creationism (belief in creator\God) what are some other arguments to support it? Did any ...
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Asking for forgivness

It seems that if a muslim sins, he should ask for forgiveness as Allah is the most forgiving. My question is, if you commit a sin and ask for forgiveness once, is that enough, or should you ask for ...
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Are angels free-willed, perfectly ethical beings?

The Qur'an was told to Muhammad PBUH by an angel, who says that they do not ever disobey Allah swt. Surah 66:6 O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel ...
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Where can I find the tafsir of Avicenna?

Corbin, in his History of Islamic Philosophy quotes from the Tafsir of Avicenna, on Surah 113: I seek refuge in the Lord of Day break (verse 1). Avicenna writes: This means: I seek refuge ...
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Does the quran have multiple meanings?

Take any given verse from the Quran. Do muslims believe that each and every verse in the quran has a very specific single meaning just like a normal book, or can verses have multiple meanings, and/or ...
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Is there free will of faith according to Islam?

We can only believe in Allah by permission of Allah. وَلَوْ شَاءَ رَبُّكَ لَآمَنَ مَن فِي الْأَرْضِ كُلُّهُمْ جَمِيعًا ۚ أَفَأَنتَ تُكْرِهُ النَّاسَ حَتَّىٰ يَكُونُوا مُؤْمِنِينَ And had your ...
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What is the islamic definition of “Excessive”?

What exactly does "excessive" mean in Islam? For example, lets imagine we have 2 people, person 1 and person 2: Scenario 1: Person 1 makes $1000 a month, but in one of those months he spends $600 ...
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Punishments in the Islamic religion

Before you read the rest, I want to clarify that I hate parents who physically and mentally punish their children. I feel that Islam agrees with this, i.e. hitting/beating children to crazy extents ...
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Why is Alcohol not permitted in Islam

I understand that as muslims, you believe that absolutely nothing happens without the will of Allah. For example, if you take painkiller, it will only work if Allah wills it. What I don't understand ...
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Is Islam geared towards the poor?

I've been reading some stuff about Islam, I have been going to Islamic type forums and I have managed to build up a very general picture about Islam and Muslims in general. That picture seems to be ...
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basic replies to anti islamic bigotry [closed]

I think is a question i can ask on Islam, and correct me if I'm wrong (first time here) but last night i had a room-mate who was spouting off a lot of anti Islamic hate speech, things along the lines ...
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Does Shaitan (Satan) entice Non Muslims?

It is confirmed that Shaitan dissuades Muslim into doing wrong things. Does Satan entice non Muslims also into doing wrong things, if yes in what way? Also does Satan entice Christians and Jews also ...