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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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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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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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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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Is it a fact that Ali ibn Abu Talib originally was not counted by “Ahlul Sunnah wal Jama`ah” among the “righteous caliphs”?

Is it true that Ali (May Allah be pleased with him) was not originally counted by “Ahlul Sunnah wal Jama`ah” to be among the righteous Kulafa'? source: shiah are real ahlul sunnah by muhammad ...
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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 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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What are ways of spreading Islam according to Quran and Hadits?

I was wondering, what are ways of spreading Islam (or proselytizing) according to Quran and Hadiths? I am open to any school of thougths. I'm here not to argue, but rather I want to know the gamut ...
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What is the term to be used for homosexual relations?

Is Zina only used for illicit relations between a man and a woman or is it also used to refer to sexual relations between two men?
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Is it permissible for me to take out a bank loan to help someone, if I'm not the one paying off the interest?

I know that riba is haram in Islam. However, I need to know if it would actually be haram for me to take bank loan for helping my friend who is in a pathetic condition, if the monthly loan and ...
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Is there an automatic principle that Medinan revelation may abrogate Meccan but not vice versa?

I understand there is a widely accepted concept of Naskh or 'abrogation' that may apply when interpreting the Quran. I also believe it to be true that it isn't known in all cases which of two verses ...

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