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Why does the Hijri calendar continue indefinitely?

assalaamu `alaykum, raHmat Allah wa-barakaatuhu In the Hebrew calendrical reckoning, there is a concept know as `ibbur (lit., "impregnation") whereby a month is added every so often in order to keep ...
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Is Ramadan the only reason Islam uses lunar calendar?

I was curious why Islam uses the lunar calendar. The solar calendar seems more pragmatic because the same date falls in the same season every year. E.g. thanks to the solar calendar, it is easy to ...
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How long to wait after sunrise before offering fajr prayer?

Assalamu'Alaikum Fellow Community members, This is my very first question to the community and it's a simple one. Is there a hadith or quranic verse which tells how long one has to wait after ...
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Prove zenith shadow addition to shadow of 1 height of object, to get Asr prayer time's shadow

Scholars say zenith shadow length of object should be added to 1 height of the object to get Asr time's shadow length, but in the texts of hadiths' it is only 1 height of object, without addition of ...
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Question about the six days where the earth was created? [duplicate]

There is a question that is bothering me for some time.... I know that Allah tell the thing to be and it happen . So he can create anything instantaneously . What is the best explanation why Allah say ...
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Must zakat be paid on the exact date as last year?

Assume I paid my zakat on the 1st of ramadan. Assuming I'm wealthy enough to pay zakat next year. Does this mean I have to pay my zakat again exactly on the first of ramadan next year? What happens ...
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Is Allah bounded by Time and Space?

“And there is none like unto Him.” Quran Al-Ikhlas, 112: 4 And We have already created man and know what his nafs whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein ...
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Exceeding fasting starting time for few seconds?

I always use my computer's clock for that, in my time it begins 4:31:00, i couldn't notice it and i drank the water in my mouth at 4:31:07, is my fasting valid?
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Global Islamic Calendar

I have an idea to make a lunar calendar that is as definite as solar calendar so that it can be used globally in day-to-day life. I have heard that Saudi Arabia use lunar calendar. This calendar will ...
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Can God/Allah سبحانه و تعالى change the past?

"Even God cannot change the past." ...goes a saying. We Indeed know that Time is the creation of Allah. Sahih Muslim: Book 027, Hadith 5584. Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may ...
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Time restriction on Salah and replacement (قضاء) Salah

Is there any specific time in which we should perform replacement (قضاء) Salah? and Is there any restriction on particular time on which we should not perform Salah?
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How is the night defined?

The word night occurs in many hadith, but what exactly is night time relative to the Prophet's time? a) Sunset to Sunrise b) Isha to Fajr c) Isha to Sunrise d) Sunset to Fajr
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For it is Allah who is the Time?

Sahih Muslim, Book 27, Hadith 5584: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying: Do not abuse Time, for it is Allah Who is the Time. For it is Allah Who is the ...
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What is the concept of time in Islam?

In Islam a lot of thing are strictly time based like. For example Ramadan starts from this day in the evening to this day in the evening. The reward for prayers is more in Ramadan. Laylat al-Qadr ...