Qadr means fate, or destiny. In Islam we are to have faith in fat/destiny both it's good and bad.

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Does marriage happen by fate or it completely depends on our decision?

Asaalamu alaikum, I'm extremely confused about selecting the life partner, I see different cases among different people. I do want to know about the fact that if marriage happens by our fate, or does ...
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Loving the Creator

This question is somewhat related to the Problem of Evil. To start off, I do understand that we're slaves of the Creator and He can do whatever He wishes with us. He can bless a couple with a child ...
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How does Fate as per god's will and a persons amaal exist together?

Consider these two points: Even if a small particle moves, it only because ALLAH wants it so as per conclusion ALLAH has written a man's fate , and whatever the man does is written by ALLAH. ...
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In Shiite school of thought, how is the conflict between free will and determinism resolved?

There are different verses some of which seem to clearly suggest determinism : و ما تشاءون الا ان یشاء الله رب العالمین and you do not wish unless it is wished by Allah, the lord of the ...
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Does our fate get changed in the night of shab-e-barat?

In my masjid, they used to recite Surah Yasin three times on the shab-e-barat night, under the belief that it would change their fate. Is this true? If so, please provide relevant ahadith supporting ...
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Why be grateful for good deeds?

From my understanding, Muslims (are supposed to) blame themselves for evil deeds and be thankful for good deeds, and humans have free will to do good or bad deeds. If we have free will to do good ...
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How can God create without determining the outcome?

If God is the first cause and God really created everything, how can our actions not be caused by him? But on the other hand, if our actions must have been determined by Him, then how is this ...
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Child illness, sins, and forgiveness

TLDR: What, if anything, are the implications for a child's (future) sins, if any, if they fall ill? The rest of my question is a preamble and axioms for my assumptions. In Islam, children are ...
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Can we change our destiny by “dua”?

On one hand, I've learned that our destiny is fixed and does not change. On the other hand, I've learned a concept called "dua" which I use to talk to Allah, complaining and such. So would my "dua" ...