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If someone is poor, can he/she use pirated softwares?

I'm poor and I don't have a way to actually use credit cards to buy softwares. However I really need those softwares for my education. Also there are books which are too expensive so I download them ...
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What are the requirements for the acceptance of a hadith from a narrator?

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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Who are Sahaba and what qualify to be a Sahaba?

What does the word Sahaba stand for ? Who qualify to be Sahaba? How many people were Sahaba?
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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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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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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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Did Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recite Darood-e-Ibrahim during the salah?

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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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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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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Will I be considered a Muslim if I believe in Allah, his messenger, but haven't really adopted it?

I have been living a life of an atheist for long and its difficult to reconcile some of Islam. I plan to first understand what and why, the nuances and then finally follow. Before embracing Islam I am ...
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Last sermon' a companion ask a question that if we could not understand from AL-QURAN' He SAW replied that you have my sun-nah

Just After delivering last sermon, A companion asked a question from Prophet SAW that if we could not understand from Al-Quran, "He SAW replied that you have my sun-nah". I am searching hadith about ...
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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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The exact date of “Night of Decree” or “Laylat al-Qadr”

Was prophet Muhammad (pbuh) ever asked about the exact date of "Laylat al-Qadr" and if so, what was his answer? Indeed, We sent the Qur'an down during the Night of Decree. 97:1 And what can ...
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Travelling to Saudi for Umrah, my parents are there too. How should I make the niyah?

I have a doubt, my parents are already in Mecca (they came from India for Umrah) and I am travelling from London to Saudi for Umrah and meet my parents. I have a connecting flight at Beirut so some ...

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