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Is Munafiqat is haram in islam/ Leg Pulling in office

Assalam o Alaikum! I'm at my office and there is too much hate ness among all the employees, Everyone Is pulling the leg of each other and make some non sense act like talk to other person that he/she ...
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Is the belief of seeing a black cat is bad luck?

Is the belief if people that crossing a black cat or anything with it is misfortune or bad luck? Is this false or true?
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Are we allowed to forward messages which are like forward thsi and you will get this much sawab and is sadqah e jaria

Assalam ualykum I have had this question for a long time and it's that people send others messages like this or is it haram : We are planning to convey the gift of 100 crores of Durood Sharif to Nabi ...
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What things take a person out of Islam? [duplicate]

A lot of people ask questions of "is this kufr" or "am I not Muslim." It would be good to have a (semi-)comprehensive list of the things that take a person out of Islam to point to ...
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Will people who repeatedly leave Islam never be forgiven?

“Verily, those who believe, then disbelieve, then believe (again), and (again) disbelieve, and go on increasing in disbelief; Allaah will not forgive them, nor guide them on the (right) way” [al-Nisa’ ...
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Does Islam differentiate between doubters and disbelievers?

In the Quran, there's a clear separation between believers and disbelievers, but it doesn't talk of doubters as widely to best of my knowledge. Given that, I wonder whether there are references to ...
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Is believing in superstition Haram

There are many superstitions around us and people utter them because of arrogance. Is believing in those things Haram? Jazakallah Khairan.
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Question regarding God and universe

Recently l reconsidered the concept of existence and read some work of Ibn Arabi. I think we face a lot of problems establishing a relation between God and universe in terms of existence, given the ...
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What does Islam think is the problem with atheism?

All other religions such as Christianity are believed to have their books altered (as we believe in Islam) and other religions such as Hinduism are seen as false due to the ideas of demi god. However, ...
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Should I still be hoping up on something which is impossible to happen?

Assalamualaikum, this is a question I was so longing to ask.Should we ask Allah something/for something even after knowing that it is not possible to happen in a worldly way and I know that there is ...
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Does everyone get equal chance [duplicate]

I believe our life is just a test. in a test everyone should've equal chance to make it equitable. I know everyone have different types of test depending on their living condition but some people die ...
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Is there punishment for leaving Islam then rejoining?

In one of my previous questions I asked for evidence for Islam being true: The evidence for Islam being true and in this I did not get an answer or at least a good one. If I dont think there is ...
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Do we believe in fairytales that are not scientific?

I read a question before about myths and it basically asked about fairytales or something along the lines of that but the answers werent good enough. Normally, when talking to non-Muslims but mainly ...
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Believes on Islam basic things

In Hadith,it is said that Allah comes to the nearest sky from earth at last night(last 1/3rd of night).But it is seen that in various regions of world that's time come at various time.It may also seen ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad PBUH believe he was to become a Prophet before Prophethood reached him?

Is there any Quranic verse, Hadith, athar or scholarly opinion that explicitly or implicitly states that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH knew he was to become a Prophet of God before he actually became one? ...
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Cutting of tree at hudaibiah where historical pledge took place?

What is genuineness of narration/report which approximately says that Umer(May Allah be pleased with him) cut down the tree at hudaibia in order to prevent people from committing acts of innovation ? ...
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Some people say that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is present among them during let's say a naat or zikar mehfil. Is this true? [closed]

I think the question is pretty self-explanatory. Would Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be present (i guess spiritually) in a mehfil zikar? I have seen people decorate chairs or sofas in such ceremonies saying ...
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A muslim person becomes a disbeliever, then he becomes a believer again

If a Muslim becomes a disbeliever then becomes a Muslim again, will all the good deeds done by him in his prior period of belief be sustained or will they be destroyed?
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Can dead souls benefit living

Assalamu Alaikum, I read the below references which says that righteous dead souls can benefit the living. hence supplicating to them is permissible. Imam Razi wrote, If a person went to the grave ...
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Does there any sect exists in Islam who does not believe in grave punishments?

Assalamu Alaikum, Does there any sect exists in Islam who does not believe in grave punishments? I.e. torments given in Barzakh life (life between world and akhirah) to a sinner? If such sect exists,...
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Where in the Quran does it says Angel Mikail is responsible for bringing rain and thunder?

Well now everyone knows that Earth isn't the only planet with atmosphere and weather. There could be millions of non habitable planets with strange atmospheric conditions. In such a case claiming that ...
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How do Muslims defend their belief “everything is written by Allah” if a 7 year old girl is raped and killed? [closed]

I am also a (confused) Muslim. We say everything that happens is written by Allah. What about when a minor girl is raped and killed? Was that written by Allah? Why Allah is so bad that he did so ...
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Is a forced oath taken by placing hand on Quran valid?

Salam, My family forced me to place my hand on Quran and say that I won't say that I want to marry a guy I like (my family said no because they think he isn't good looking enough). Although I tried ...
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What pagan belief was God referring to when he warned people not to rely on wealth and sons?

I notice many references in the Qur'an, to "wealth and sons", in particular, God warning the pagans that their wealth and sons will not avail them in the end. What pagan belief about wealth and sons ...
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I think I have seen the Almighty Lord in my dream in the form of someone I know or so I thought [closed]

I think I have seen the Almighty Lord in my dream in the form of someone I know or so I thought. I know it's not possible to see The Lord in any form. What happened with me?
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Does Islam believe in rebirth? [duplicate]

Most religions of the East believe in rebirth. Rebirth here means transmigration of soul from a dead body to a newborn body. My question is :does Islam believe in rebirth?
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Where is Allah located?

It is said that Allah sits on the throne which is above the 7 heavens in the A'rsh. It is also mentioned in a Hadith that when the servants go to sleep at night, Allah descends to the first sky and ...
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Are thoughts of disbelief a sin?

I will not utter what thoughts I have. But I have a negative wrong statement popping up in my head of disbelief and then I think it's from myself. In my right mind set I don't believe in the thought ...
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Can someone die before her fixed time due to medical fault

For example say, someone is taking care of a patient and he mistakenly gave wrong treatment to his patient. If that patient dies for that reason, can we say that the patient died before her fate death ...
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Does praying the Salat express agreement with all aspects of Islam?

I asked a related question yesterday. (I'm not sure if it's a duplicate as the emphasis is quite different) I'd like to pray Salat at the mosque tomorrow, as I think it is a great way to worship and ...
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Was Jesus lifted up in sprit or whole as a person

Today watching "Jesus of Nazareth" we were discussing about how Jesus was saved by Allah. There is a contradiction about how Allah saved Jesus. Some believe his spirit was lifted into heaven while the ...
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Was there a Shadow of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

The topic has divided many but none to my knowledge to read and verify it. The topic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), that he is eternal, that he wasn't a human or bashar (بشر) as he didn't have a shadow ...
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How can one share good news without invoking the evil eye?

Where I live, in our culture the evil eye can get to you if you share good news e.g. if I get a job, I tell my siblings and family with a good gesture, but people might be jealous or envy you or may ...
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How can Muhammad be illiterate when the very first order he got was "read"?

This is related to this question, as well as to this one and this one, which all seem to lean towards "The prophet of Islam was illiterate", which I find troubling. Indeed, the very first ...
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How do you know if you believe in Allah?

For the last few months I have been doing a great deal of reading and research about Islam, listening to lectures, and reading through a couple translations of Qur'an. From an intellectual/rational ...
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Threshold for boycotting companies

At what point do Muslims have a moral and religious obligation to boycott a company. To clarify, most corporations or companies do things that are immoral. How do we decide what is bad enough that we ...
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What are the "core" beliefs of Islam outside of the 5 pillars?

What are the beliefs of Islam that are shared across all (or 99.9999%) the varying sects, not including the 5-pillars? Coming from a Christian perspective, we all (mostly) share the same scriptures ...
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Did Wahi stop coming or will it continue till the end?

There is a hadith in Sahih Muslim which says that Allah will send Wahy to Jesus (pbuh) on his return. It is in Kitab-ul-Fitn or in Signs of End Times What I believed previously is that Wahy is closed ...
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Piece of old "kiswa" (black cloth of kaba) hanging at home

Assalamualaikum, One of my relatives kept a piece of kiswa of kaba at home. And whenever they are going to do something big/good like before going to abroad, before marriage, before an interview, etc....
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Why should we accept Islam? [closed]

The most fundamental question of all seems not to have been addressed on this site: Why should we accept Islam? I do not require that the answer derive from scripture itself; contemporary thought is ...
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Does a person's religion influence their behaviour?

Do Muslims believe that a person's religion influences their behaviour? I've heard people say, when Muslim X does bad action Y, that Islam isn't to blame for Y. The people saying that are usually ...
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If a person does good deeds throughout his life but never believed in God, will he go to hell?

If a person is good person throughout his life, But does not believe in God, in other words a Non-Muslim. Will he/she go to hell? I think of this question when about reading Alexander Fleming, that ...
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How does praying towards Kaabah not amount to Shirk?

Assalamu alaikum. I am following Islam and very proud to be Muslim. I have few question to clarify my doubts. Islam is against of idol worship and all the activities in Islam is different than the ...
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What is the ultimate purpose of Islam?

As everything has its purpose, what is the purpose of this religion? Is it really serving its purpose now or not? Knowing that we can interpret, understand and, if possible, practice its teachings ...
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Who is a martyr according to Islam?

What is the Islamic or Qur’anic definition of who is a martyr? What are the criteria required to be fulfilled in order to count a person as a martyr for Allah?
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Did Adam really commit a sin?

In verse 121 of Surah 20 we read: وعصی آدم ربه فغوی َAdam disobeyed his Lord and went amiss Did Adam really commit a sin? Isn't it impossible for a Prophet to commit a sin? Isn't it right ...
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Divine punishments of opressing tribes?? All of them even kids?

Well, we have a lot of stories in holy Qur'an about tribes of different prophets who were misguided and oppressor, finally when disappointed of their guidance God sends down a punishment and everyone ...
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What is the purpose of miracles if not to make people believe?

In Holy Quran we read: And they say, "Why was there not sent down to him an angel?" But if We had sent down an angel, the matter would have been decided; then they would not be reprieved. This ...
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Why take Mohammad's word?

In the book The Kuzari, written in Arabic in the 12th century, a rabbi (a Jewish religious leader) argues that Judaism is the true religion and that Islam and Christianity (as well as secular ...
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Why does God let people kill each other?

We are all here in this world to pass our test, and the other world will be the result of our deeds in this world, right?? Then if God gave us the chance of test here in this world. Why did he gave ...