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Namaaz and its question

Do early prophets use to offer salah.as salah was made farz when muhammed(pbuh)was there. Do early prophets use to recite Quran in their salah?
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Doubt about the Prophethood of Mohammad because of his marriages

I have doubts about Mohammad being a messenger from Allah. I am troubled by him having 13 wives and his marriage to Aisha at the young age of 9. Can someone explain these to me and help resolve my ...
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Are there Islamic writings similar to a Christian catechism?

For major Christian faiths, catechisms maintained by religious authorities are relatively concise summaries of their doctrine. (One example, from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer, can be found ...
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Muhammad Infront of name confusion

It is said that it is regarded as a best practice to name child Muhammad (name), but in western countries where first name is on your passport e.g Muhammad Ajmal Khan, whereas Ajmal is real first name ...
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Is it mandatory to eat beef ( Cow meat) in Islam?

There's political unrest in India, Hindus opposing beef (Cow meat) and Cow Slaughter and some Muslims rejecting it. Some Muslims supported beef ban for peace but Some Muslims are stubborn to not ban ...
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The Reality Of Tie [duplicate]

We wear necktie with our suits normally when we go to office or school. Does tie resmeble in any form to 'Cross of Christianity'? If so then should we wear it or not? Many 'Fatwas' are in favour and ...
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Is it permissible to split a 4-rakat farz salat into two 2-rakat farz salat?

Can we break longer rakat (farz or sunnat) into shorter ones i.e instead of performing 4 farz rakat of zuhar altogether, can I break them down into two parts of 2 farz rakat? Note that I am not ...
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Listening or read Quran while naked

Is listening to Quran while naked allow? Is reading Quran while naked allow? Naked in this case, means, at least there is underwear on. Please cite authentic reference with answer. Jazak Allah ...
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Questioning and thinking about Allah SWT

I keep thinking about how and where Allah SWT & our Prophets (peace be upon them) would be living in this universe? I keep imagining different things about what they might be doing, how we are ...
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Isra’ and Mi’raj

What is Isra' and Mi'ray? Are this two names related with the Prophet (saw) ascension? It is allowed to celebrate the "night of the ascension?". In some pages this celebration it is said that is a ...
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Is my ablution still valid?

I recently shifted to European country and for my surprise there are no bidet or Muslim showers, so I was told that people use toilet paper. Given that, does one ablution break or does one have to do ...
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Is there a specific passage in the Qur'an that is incompatible with US law?

My friend is saying that Islam is not compatible with Western society, but every single example he gives me is not true! For example, in US law it is perfectly fine for me to avoid pork. In terms ...
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What should Muslim do when they forgot to offer shalat?

I went to Mountain for vacation and forget to offer shalat when i was home. Because I realy tired I went to bed earlier and forgot to offer magrib and Isya. and then the day after I remembered that I ...
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Intolerance in muslims

If you read the question carefully I ask Intolerance in "Muslims" and not Islam. Islam is one of the most tolerant religions of all, but one thing that's oxymoron is intolerance in Muslim fanatics. I ...
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Is a contagious Muslim exempt from Haj?

It seems that Saudi Arabia is denying men from Ebola-infected areas entry: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2014/08/guinea-west-africa-ebola-havoc-worst-hit-death-toll-dis-2014817221533942276.html ...
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Why saying “jummah mubarakah” or “eid mubarak” is considered a bidah (innovation)?

It came to a shock on me that saying have a blessed jummah (Friday) is an innovation in Islam because it has never been said by the sahabis nor by our beloved prophet (saw).
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Is it right or wrong - “Assalamualaikum”?

Some days ago, I came to know that "Inshallah" is wrong and the correct one is "In shaa Allah". Similarly, Are these right or wrong? Assalamualaikum. Jazak Allahu Khairun. Alhamdulillah. Subhan ...
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Many typing forms for some Islamic terminologies

I am bit confused about this. I've seen some people type some Islamic terminologies in English using different forms. For example: Salams or AA (shorten form of Assalamu Alaikum) insha allah, in sha ...
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Sex Education for Muslims children? Who's responsibility is it?

This is a sensitive topic and I am sure many of us (including me) were never educated about sex, puberty, adolescence etc. In fact in Muslim society, anything slighly related to the opposite gender ...
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Making a (worldly) task obstacle for salat

I understand that salat is an important or perhaps the most important pillar of Islam. Whenever we have to choose between performing salat and an worldly task, definitely we must choose salat. I ...
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What does Islam say when the husband barely provides for the expenditure and expects the wife to take the financial burden?

I earn more than my husband. My husband's family is needy too. He send half of his earning to his family. But I am the person responsible for house, bills, food etc important for life. He pays ...
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Can a muslim be actor?

If a muslim could be actor, is there anything about acting that a muslim must avoid to do? Males and women can act in the same stage together? In what situations they're allowed and in what ...
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Can a muslim practice yoga?

Considering the origins and the foundations of the yoga, can a muslim practice yoga as body activity instead as a set of tenets and beliefs?
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Is it necessary to take-off the shoes while entering any religious place?

Is it necessary to take-off the shoes while entering any religious (Islamic) site/place e.g. a mosque? If so, why? I don't find the argument saying that is because it's unclean, technically correct. ...
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What kind of istinja is permissible in Islam?

I want to know what kind of istinja (paper/water/other??) is allowed in Islam in the following 2 situations: Situation 1: When someone is healthy/not sick. Situation 2: When someone is sick. ...
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Why the women should be covered when praying?

As far as I know, the women should be covered (متحجبة) when praying, I understand that the women should be covered when meeting other people, but when she is "meeting" God, does that make sense? God ...
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Is the “PBUH” suffix used for any women?

I've seen PBUH (Peace Be Upon Him) added as a suffix to many prominent males who are highly respected in Islam, e.g. Muhammad, Jesus, etc. My question is whether there are any women who have Peace Be ...
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Are people with disabilities still responsible for acts of worship?

For example, is a person missing a leg, still responsible for 5 times salat a day? Or a person with mental illness - is he still responsible for any religious duties that a normal person has, or do ...