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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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What are the requirements for the acceptance of a Hadith?

I know that there are requirements that those who collected ahadith like Bukhari and others to ensure the authenticity of a Hadith and accept it. For example, I hear often that the one giving the ...
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Musa and the (Ten) Commandments

We know from verses like this one that Musa (alayhi salaam), like the previous nations believe, did indeed receive tablets with some fiqh (rulings) from Allah (azza wa jal) when he visited Him in ...
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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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According to the Hanafi school, what goods are susceptible to riba al-fadl?

As far as I know, the prohibition of riba al-fadl is agreed upon by the four major Sunni schools. However, there does appear to be a clear difference of opinion as to exactly what goods are ...
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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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Why words الْأَرْضَ and السَّمَاوَاتِ are in reverse order in Taha 4?

In most ayahs in Qur'an, we found that السَّمَاوَاتِ (heavens) is mentioned first, and الْأَرْضَ (earth) is mentioned second. (see). However, in Surat Ţāhā, ayah 4, they are in reverse order. A ...
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What was al-Albani's methodology for authenticating ahadith?

Often, I see ahadith cited, especially from those major collections other than the sahihain, with their authenticity graded by al-Albani. From perusing his selected bibliography on Wikipedia, I can ...
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Who was Allah's hojjat on Earth when Mohammad (saww) went to maraaj?

In Shia Islam there is this belief that there has to be one hojjat of Allah on Earth. He could be described as the decisive argument of Allah over mankind Further description found in the ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recited darood while praying?

Did Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recited Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah? Is there any authentic reference stating that Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recited Darood in salah?
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Is it permissable for a scholar to recieve govermental salary?

The Holy Quran in different verses says that the Prophet(PBUH) did not ask any wage for Islam. For example: لِكَ الَّذِي يُبَشِّرُ اللَّـهُ عِبَادَهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ ۗ ...
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Does Islam allow to keep any pets related to the dog family?

Can muslims keep pets such as foxes or wolves because they aren't exactly full breed dogs? Or can they not keep anything that is in the dog family as a pet?
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Using the name of Allah or God in public in non-Muslim countries?

It is very recommended in Islam to start everything with the name of Allah. So starting the letters, books or presentations with name of Allah is very common. But it has been a question for me that is ...
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Did Imam Ash-Shafei reject some hadith?

I was once told by a Shafei scholar that Imam Ash-Shafei rejected hadith narrated by two Sahaba. I distinctly remember one of them to be Amr ibn Al-Aas, and the second one was Abu Sufiyan or one his ...
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Protests in Islam

Are there any guidelines provided by Islam on how and when to protest? And how to decide the magnitude of protests and who will decide it? Please cite references from the Holy Quran, Ahadeth, ...

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