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Is using Arabic when you dont understand it an innovation or a real part of the religion?

As a convert this was my first serious question. I just convinced myself that Islam is closer to the straight path than Christianity which meant that alot of people have added to the religion. After ...
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Do muslims worship Kaabah

I know it is prohibited in Islam to worship any other than Allah. And it is mentioned in surah Ikhlas (I love these lines) that: Say, "He is Allah , [who is] One, Allah , the Eternal Refuge. He ...
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Worshipping a black stone, a pagan tradition?

Is worshiping the stone a pre-Islamic tradition? If so why are Muslims practicing a pagan tradition?
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What is the entire meaning of Surat Ash-Sharĥ: Ayat 7-8?

What is the entire meaning of Surat Ash-Sharĥ: Ayat 7-8? فإذا فرغت فانصب وإلى ربك فارغب So when you have finished [your duties], then stand up [for worship]. And to your Lord direct [your] ...
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Are there gods unworthy of worship?

I've read here that one version of the Shahada (شهادة) is There is no god worthy of worship except Allah and Muhammad is his messenger Does this imply that there are, or may be, gods unworthy of ...
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What is the Difference between Salat and other ibadah from another religion? Regarding find peace

My Question is Regarding find peace when you're praying, If a Muslim offer shalah and find peace, is there any difference between shalah and ohter praying from another religion. Hindu, Budha, ...
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Worshiping Allah the Almighty? [duplicate]

I have faith in Allah and His existence, but I have a question: Allah created angels and humans to worship him. Allah is self-sufficient and doesn't need anything, then why the command to Creation to ...
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Is prostrating an act of worship?

Would the act of prostrating (making sajda) be worship in of itself? I have been thinking about this issue and I would say it does not because Prophet Yaqoub did it to his son Prophet Yousef. ...
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What is worship (ibadah)?

What is the Islamic definition of Ibadah? What does it consist of? I have looked into several definitions by scholars but none have actually agreed with each other.
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Is Hajj a pagan worship?

The ritual of pilgrimage (Hajj) was a pre-Islamic practice, which we do not find in Christianity or Judaism. Islam adopted it in almost the same form as it was done before. Can someone explain to me ...
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Taking the grave of the Prophet as places of worship

What is the ruling of Islam about making grave of the Prophet as place of worship? Is making shrine on grave of the Prophet and respecting it in Islam an important part of Islam in order to please ...
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Is it permissible for a woman to pray during her menses?

I will like to give an answer to someone who asked me this question, I looked all over but I could not find anything that actually states that women should not worship during this time, or stating ...
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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 ...