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Stuck in multi-level network marketing!

I'm a 20 year old Muslim boy, residing in India, and recently I came across these associates of multilevel network marketing who promised me wealth, fortune and fulfillment of all my lavish dreams. If ...
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Importance of Shab e Barat [duplicate]

I wanted to know about the importance 'fazilah' oh the night of 15th shaban with references.
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In Wahhabism who is called a Muslim?

What are the minimum conditions by which one is considered a Muslim from the viewpoint of Wahhabism?
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Why do sunni muslim make athan outside of the mosque

I made athan the other day, inside the mosque in front of the microphone because that is how I usually do it. But this time I went to a local mosque closer to me, which I never went before. When I ...
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Can we say “Only 70000 of Muhammeds(pbuh) followers will enter Paradise”?

There are many hadiths which says only 70000 of last Prophets followers will enter paradise without reckoning e.g Sahih Bukhari Volume 008, Book 076, Hadith Number 549. Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : ...
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Islam & transgenders? [closed]

Assalamu Alaikkum dear brother. I have some questions regarding Islam & transgender community. It'd be a big help if you help me to understand. Because, I am also a transgender & I am 21 ...
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Is Prophet Muhammad a perfect and infallible role model?

Can Prophet Muhammad be considered a role model in every aspect for a modern Muslim? If prophet practised X, is it safe to assume every Muslim should imitate him in that regard? If a certain action or ...
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Can a Muslim boy get married to a Christian catholic girl?

Assalaamualaikum. I am a Muslim boy of the age 19. I have searched for this answer on many sites. But have found nil. I am writing in hope that someone would guide me on this issue. Can a Muslim boy ...
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is it permissible for a Muslim to kill another Muslim out of self defense

I ask this question is in concern that the story of habu and kabu when the first murder on earth happened between mankind. In that case, one side didn't fight back the murder but simply warn the other ...
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How much is it necessary for Muslims to learn Arabic? [duplicate]

It is clear that all of the Muslims of the world are not Arab people. Perhaps approximately a milliard of Muslims across the world are non-Arab (as non-Arabic languages), as a result, probably, ...
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What exactly being a Muslim means?

Salam all, Can someone please give a brief answer containing a few major and main responsibility which is a must and sufficient enough to make a Muslim. Please provide the reference as well.
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What to do when a Muslim convert husband claimed to be a non-Muslim out of anger?

I’m a Muslim. I’m married to a man who converted to Islam before we got married. We have now been married for 11 years. In one of his mobile text messages to me, out of anger he said that he is not a ...
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Are there Muslim and Non-Muslim jinns?

I have heard that jinns can make you see things that are not there and scare you. Then I heard someone say that one of their friends keep getting scared and there is jinn that wont let them perform ...
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Does Islam permit Muslim men to Marry Christian women? [duplicate]

My boyfriend is Muslim and I am Christian. Will I ever be accepted into his family and be allowed to Marry him if we reach that stage. I know the differences between Christianity and Islam however I ...
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What is significance of 786? [duplicate]

What is 786? Why is it written om every muslim house? What is its significance? I've heard that is prevalent only in Indian subcontinent. Some say it is Bismillah but what exactly is it? Any useful ...
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Does one have to say the Shahada, even if one is born a muslim?

If one is born a muslim, does that person still has to say the Shahada, or he/she won't be considered a muslim?
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Honesty and lying in Islam

Understanding that lying, intentionally saying that which is known to be not true, is (with certain exceptions) as unacceptable in Islam as in Christianity, are Muslims (or Arabs) required to be ...
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Masturbation and will i be punished ?

When I was young ( like really young ) I discovered the feeling of masturbation, my mom always told me that it was not allowed for me to look at other peoples parts i didn't know it was HARAM so i ...
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Why Muslims are not allowed to read Torah?

I found many references in the holy Qur'an about reading Torat\Torah and also about believing in Torah. So should Muslims read Torah or just deny it on the basis of assumed corruption?
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Is it obligatory for a Muslim to help Muslims in need in another country?

Suppose some Muslims in another country need help, e.g. in a war, in an earthquake. Is it obligatory for Muslims in other country to help them? What about a situation when the government, who could ...
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does changing clothes breaks wudu?

Assalam Va Allaikum does it break my wudu if: I use a towel and change my clothes I become completely naked and then wear the fresh clothes
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Meaning of the hadith [Muslim] Book 1, Hadith 532

What does the following hadith mean: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah () said, "He who begs to increase his riches is in fact asking only for a ...
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How to handle anger on siblings?

Assalamualaikum! I get angry on my brothers or some times on sister or even on cousins for their behaviour with me. When they don't talk with me or when they don't care of my point of view or say me ...
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Is it permitted to lie if you love some one and want to get married to them

If a Muslim woman committed a sin with a man, and on confession to her boyfriend he no longer wants to marry her, is it permissible to lie to him and say it was all untrue? She would like to marry ...
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Is it correct to use Al-Haj before the name of persons who completed their haj?

I saw most of the muslims who were completed their Hajj, add the prefix Al-Haj or Hajito their names like adding Al-Hafiz to those who finished memorizing the whole Al-Quran. Haji is an honorific ...
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What is the view of islam about transgender people?

What is the view of islam about transgender/Bigender people? Are they considered as muslims? anyone who pronounces the shahada a muslim means, my questions are Some rules in islam(like ...
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Was a registry of Muslims maintained in past?

It is required in Islam to pay the zakat and other obligations towards the leader of the Muslims, for this a registry of Muslims is essential was such a registry maintained by the Muslims of the time ...
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What is the view of islam about luck?

How the thing "luck" is viewed in Islam? Most of the times, we used to say in our words by luck, it's your luck, depends on luck How these words should be used by a muslim? Is it permitted to ...
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What will be the fate of a nonpracticing Mushrik or a practicing Ahle-Kitab in the next life?

If a nonpracticing Mushrik or a practicing Ahle-Kitab or a nonpracticing Muslim lives an honest life, doesn't do any harm to anybody with his actions and with his words and engages his entire life ...
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“As-Salāmu `Alaykum” for non-Muslims?

Is it proper to greet a non-Muslim with "As-Salāmu Alaykum" (Peace be upon you) or respond with "wa alaykumu s-salāmu wa rahmatu l-lāhi wa barakātuh" (may peace, mercy and blessings of God be upon ...
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In case of confusion and controversies, is there an Islamic authority that has a ruling to address the issue?

New and complicated problems arise every now and then. They are almost bound with the time. In case an issue arises, Is there any Muslim body/school who can resolve the issue, by offering their own ...
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Is Jihad an obligation for all muslims?

As the question states is Jihad an obligation for all muslims? And if so, are there different forms of Jihad which muslims can perform?
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How one converts to islam from another religion?

If one person decides to convert to Islam from another religion, can that person declare himself as Muslim, and be Muslim, or Is there specific rituals/ways when converting to Islam?
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What is a “Muslim” (surrendered) and what is a “Mumin” (believer/safe)?

In the Quran, two terms are used to refer to those on the straight path (suratal mustakeem): muslim and mumin. What are some similarities and differences between "muslim" and "mumin"? In the Quran, ...