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Inspirational and/or motivational quotes for Muslim women

I am developing a simple mobile application that will generate random inspirational and motivational quotes for Muslim women. The World is becoming a difficult place for a Muslimah, and I hope my ...
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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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Why muhammed(pbuh) married ayesha when she was a child?

Is it permissible in islam for a 40 + men to get married an under 10 aged women.
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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 am a married women 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 ...
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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 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: ...
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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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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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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 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 beheaded 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 ...
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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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What things a muslim can not research/ask about?

I have came across few things like about Allah/God existence, location, why, how and many things about it and I am always told that its not good thing to talk about it or its forbidden. Isn't there ...
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Can Muslims fight in non-Muslim wars?

Can a Muslim fight in a non Muslim war, like the Afghanistan war or something? I do not know if this is permissible or not.
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Can a muslim cook pig meat?

If someone asks for my help to cook something that has pig meat, can I help this person? I'm not going to eat, just going to help cook the food.
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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