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How to dress in Islam [closed]

Salam! I'm female and I want to make sure what clothes are permissible I know that you can't wear very form-fitting clothing, you have to hide your figure and make sure all is covered except the face,...
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Rape of female slaves in Islam

Assalam Alaikum Dear Brothers and Sisters, I recently argued with a fellow peer on why Islam is a religion of peace. However, he brought up the fact that muslims were allowed to rape female slaves, ...
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Fajr Namaz Time Question

Salaam Everyone, I had a quick question regarding about namaz timings. does my fajr namaz count if i prayed at 4:58 am and sunrise was at 5:18 a.m.
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Is it important to follow one of the four mazhab in Islam?

All praises to Allah SW. As the majority of Muslims follows one of the four great imam in Islam, is it really important to follow them? Do everyone of us has the ability to solve our daily matters in ...
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Is there any verse in quran about personal protection

Asslam o alaikum Are there any verses in the Quran about personal protection, any verses that says we need to avoid unnecessary harmful acts?
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Punishment for a man who beats his wife during Ramadan while wife is fasting [duplicate]

What is the punishment in Islam for a man who badly beats his wife?
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Breaking Fast in Ramadan

Salam Alikom I am suffering from type one diabetes and I am having exam in this week in uni. I am currently fasting and I have a little problem,but if I am not feeling quite well in exam ,it would ...
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Must you be smiling and exited to make prayer?

Just because my face is not full of this happy or smiling expression... My daughter in law says Allah wants us to show this smiling and excited look on my face when I pray, Why, are you being judged ...
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Can I not hate homosexuals?

I'm a young girl, turning twelve in June 8th, with a personality that I think is a sin, which is; accepting people no matter what. I have always known for being homosexual a sin, but never really ...
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Muslim jinn can help people?

Can Muslim jinn help Muslim ? If he has one ? I heard they come to wake you for prayer I want to know more how they can help people ?
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Why are some foods haram for Muslims? [duplicate]

For a research project i would like to know why Muslims aren't supposed to eat: 1. animals that have died of natural causes, by accident, or due to other animals 2. carnivorous animals with fangs/...
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Miss Wahida bi din

I had a dream of my late dad. He was told in my dream that I wasn't married and I had a child, and he kicked his shoes off. I then woke up. What dose that dream mean?
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Why the LGBT is a sin in Islam?

Muslim LGBT also a human. They have feeling love, hate, happy and sad. Why LGBT is a sin in Islam? In my Opinion, Allah and true Islam doesn't prohibit LGBT. Because each people have one reason that ...
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Nikah of female without wali

I am a 25 year old woman. I was engaged 3 years ago with my parents' consent although it is a love marriage. At that time both my parents were reluctant, still we convinced them to get their blessing. ...
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Can a Muslim man marry a non Muslim woman in her country, is it valid?

I would like to ask if a Muslim man can marry a non Muslim woman in her country, is it valid? Is it possible to have equal wedding ceremony, like if the woman is a Christian can a Muslim man marry the ...
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The West and Islam

Assalam Alaykum brothers and sisters. Today I would like to discuss something involving the west. I'm currently living in Australia as it is generally a great place. Not much religious ...
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Is it good for Muslim to go for church encounter in school

Salamualaik Jamah! My name is Abdul Rauf and a student of S.H.S. There is Christian encounter coming off in our school and ...
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Is It Shirk For A Muslim To Celebrate Valentines Day?

Is it Shirk For A Muslim To Celebrate Valentines Day, According to the Sunna?
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Are Muslim women allowed to marry revert Muslims?

In Islam the men are allowed to marry non-Muslims whereas the women are not allowed to marry non-Muslims. However, Muslim men are only allowed to marry a non-Muslim if she reverts to Islam. Does this ...
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Is naming your son “Abd ” allowed for Muslims?

Salam, is it permissible to name my son Abd (with nothing preceding or following it)? Jazaakum Allah Khair
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If cigarettes are Haram why are many Muslims smoking shisha?

As per subject I see a lot of Muslims where I live that have Shisha and cigarettes. Isn't this Haram? Aren't cigarettes Haram too or is Shisha considered Hakroon (something like prawns, which is sort ...
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Is it a duty for able Muslim men to implement shariah in whatever country they are in?

Brothers have told me it is obligatory, really need to know.
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Why can't Muslims eat or drink blood?

I have read why Muslims can't eat certain foods, e.g.: pork, horse, donkey, sharks, and animals of prey (lions, tigers,etc.). But, I can't find why Muslims can't eat or drink blood. If that is the ...
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Mindfulness at work and Muslims

I am thinking of introducing mindfulness practices for my team and, am interested in finding out whether this is generally ok with Muslims. We have a small but diverse team (Agnostics, Buddhists, ...
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Married in catholic, no legal separation and wants to marry Muslim man?

Assalamu Alaikum, I was married from Catholic religion but separated without legal procedure. I converted to Islam about 8 month ago. I've a Muslim boyfriend for almost 2 and half years, and we want ...
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Question related nikah

Asalamu alaikum, My husband & I performed nikah in presence of four muslim men and a imaam (who guided us with the precedure). Offering and acceptence of dowery was done too but we can not ...
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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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Is it obligatory for a Muslim to recite the Quran or this is solely a recommended act (Except in Salah)?

I have heard many traditions concerning reciting the Noble Quran and I know it has much thawab if we recite it. For instance, there is a narration from the apostle of Allah (pbuh) that said: ...
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How do non-violent Muslims explain the violent verses of the Koran

For context: I am not a Muslim. In the wake of the most recent terrorist attacks in Paris, I would like once again to ask the question: "Does Islam promote violence?" I realize this question has ...
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Can a Muslim women marry her cousin (paternal)? [duplicate]

Can a Muslim woman marry her cousin ( son of her father's brother)? We like each other, we want to know if it is haram to marry a relative, that is too a paternal cousin? Is it acceptable in Islam? ...
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Is a conversion to the muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat?

Thus, without the threat, the convert hadn't converted, because he doesn't believe that Mohamed was Allah's messenger. He only did, because if he doesn't do, he had been killed. Is such a conversion ...
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Putting a Muslim body in the pig's body prevent his soul to go to paradise - true or false?

I have heard that while the Muslim body is in the pig's body it do prevent his soul to reach to paradise - true or false? I would like to get sources about this topic.
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Whether I marry her or not [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum. I was interested to marry one girl. While after I got to know that she was my maternal uncle's sister. But he is not my own mother's brother. Can I marry her or not?
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I want to know to marry her or not [duplicate]

Aslamalakum I'm 21 my parents are looking a girl to marry me but I have interest on one girl at our relatives . But mean after I know that she was my maternal uncle sister but he is not my own ...
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How many Muslims in the world are there in “moderate” / “progressive” categories of Islam , and how would such categories be labelled?

how many Muslims in the world are there in "moderate" / "progressive" categories of Islam , and how would such categories be labelled? eg of category names: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/...
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What Sunni Muslims recite during Zil Hijjah Month after prayers

What Muslim recite after prayers during 9th and onwards of Zil Hijjah Month? Where I am Sunni Muslim will recite in one hour I really need to know. It's urgent JazakAllah
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I ate ham unknowingly? [duplicate]

I am a Muslim and I live in Canada just recently I ate ham without knowledge will it be a sin? and if make dua will it be accepted and will Allah forgive?
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Creationism or evolutionism

Does we, as Muslims need to believe in creationism only or evolutionism, or in fact is there are both existing of creationism and evolutionism at the same time? As for the atheist, they believe as ...
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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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Is it wrong for a Muslim to say hallelujah?

I have searched about both the literal and religious meaning and context of the word "Hallelujah", and I learned it is a Hebrew word, meaning "praise to God". Is it okay for a Muslim to say ...
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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 can't Muslim women shake hands with strange men? [duplicate]

I received a copy of the Qur'an from a Muslim girl at a booth while I was at University, I said thank you and offered my hand for a handshake, but she refused it, which made me feel really awkward. ...
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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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Sharia's punishment for spying in other Muslim's home

Assalamualaykum, Recently when I was studying about Sharia punishment for homosexuality I came to know from few Muslims (like Tariq Ramadan,Hamza Yusuf) Sharia doesn't punish you for what you do in ...
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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 “May our lives be sacrificed” a set Muslim phrase?

I came across a poster saying May our lives be sacrificed for prophet Muhammad ﷺ Is "May our lives be sacrificed" a phrase that occurred around the time of Muhammad, or is it a modern phrase?
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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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Did Muslims behead males of Banu Qurayza?

I read somewhere that Muslims beheaded 400-900 males of Banu Qurayza after they were defeated in war. Is there any reliable reference supporting this claim? Update: This incident is allegedly ...