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Why did Ali (a.s) order to be buried in secret?

It is said that Ali (a.s) asked his friends and family to bury him secretly. His burial was revealed only later during the Abbasid caliphate by Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s), his descendant and the ...
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Does the saying “If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone?” belong to Hazrat Ali (R.A)?

I am seeing this saying quoted quite often nowadays, that is attributed to Hazrat Ali (R.A) If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone? Does this saying really belong ...
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Sunni viewpoint about “vasi” or “hojjat” in each era?

According to Shiism, in every era there must be one person to guide people and to help them obtain spiritual growth and fulfill their responsibilities towards their society. This person is not a ...
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Ismaili Daily Prayer (du'a) Book

Ismailis pray three times a day at fixed times based on the clock. During their prayers, they read, in congregation (or individually), some sort of book which they call a "du'a book." I don't know ...
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Where is Imam Mahdi now? (Shia's viewpoint)

I was wondering where Imam Zaman (Mahdi) is living now? Actually I want to know about his place. (Shia view)
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Which type(s) of circumcision is/are valid by the Islamic rules?

There are four main categories of male circumcision. i.e.: Low and Loose Low and Tight High and Loose High and Tight Which one(s) of these are valid as-per the Islamic rules? Meaning which one ...
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What is the context of verse 5:101-102?

What is the context of 5:101-102? O you who have believed, do not ask about things which, if they are shown to you, will distress you. But if you ask about them while the Qur'an is being ...
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To what extent does Islam identify credit for lineage?

Derived from this Question and this Answer is a question about the intrinsic credit of lineage in the view of Allah. We already know something about this from Qur'aan: إِنَّ اللَّـهَ اصْطَفَىٰ ...
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Did Allah speak to any other Messengers other than Moses Directly?

Did Allah speak to any other Messengers other than Moses Directly ? any proof for this in Quran or Sunnah.
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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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What's the meaning of the prophet ejecting water from his mouth on someone's face ? Is it a mistranslation?

This hadith from Bukhari states that Mahmud bin Ar-Rabi who was the person on whose face the Prophet (ﷺ) had ejected a mouthful of water from his family's well while he was a boy, and `Urwa ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith about Assufyani?

The hadith is in Al-Hakim, and Mustadrak, by Ali may Allah be pleased with him. It basically says that the sufyani will be descendant of Khalid bin Yazid bin Abi Sfyan, he will emerge in Damascus, and ...
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Tabari 9:69 “Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us” The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam

A Non-muslim says that Islam is barbaric, and put this before me: Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam. However, he is willing to engage ...
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Context for “there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him”

What context, if any, is there for the following, which is referred to in the charter of at least one major political organisation nowadays? The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims ...
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Who decides who can carry out executions of those who mock the Prophet Mohammad?

I have read at IslamQA and learned that making fun of the Prophet Mohammad is punishable by death. In the Hadith, there are numerous acts carried out by regular people upon those who do so. It came to ...

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