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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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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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Does everyone get equal chance

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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What is Islamic belief about transmigration?

While reading some of the material, I encounter that in Islamic theology the number of souls need not be constant, for creation has been interpreted as a continuous process. The belief in ...
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What is the Islamic view of the Law of Attraction?

Does Islam approve Law of attraction? I mean is it OK to think like that or it's conflicting with Islamic beliefs? Is what they call "The Universe" same as Allah? Is this in any way mentioned in ...
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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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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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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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What will happen after the Judgement Day?

I am having this doubt which is bothering me a lot. What will happen after the Judgment Day? I know people will be given heaven or hell based on their action on earth. But what happens next?
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Was the prophet sinless?

There seems to be a commonly held belief that the prophet Muhammad (and the prophets in general) are somehow protected from ever committing any sin. I have seen nothing in the Qur'an to suggest this, ...
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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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Why do the Shi'as believe that their Imams can provide divine guidance?

We all know for sure that Prophet Muhammad Sallahu alayhi wassalam was the last Prophet and the seal of the Messengers and he received the final revelation or the "Divine Message". I and most Sunnis ...
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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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How can we define Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat?

How can we define and categorize Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat in modern times? Especially when a lot of groups who do not adhere to the principles of Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat label themselves as Ahle Sunnat ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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 it allowed in Islam to touch the feet of elders?

I would like to know if touching the feet of elders is allowed in Islam. Some people, even elders who have performed Hajj and pray five times a day, believe that children should touch the feet of ...
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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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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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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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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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Should a Muslim believe in Dinosaurs?

There are plenty of fossils that shows the existence pre historic animals like Dinosaurs. However they have never been mentioned either in the Holy Quran or in Hadis. They fact that they lived for ...
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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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What is the role of free will in Islam?

The laws of Islam seem sufficiently detailed so as to preclude any possibility of "bad behavior," assuming that a person has made the "first choice" to follow Islam and live their life by the ways of ...
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Why in Islam there are prescriptions regarding health? But not Penicillin?

There are rules in Islam like brushing teeth, being clean, avoiding dead animals and taking bath regularly and not fasting when it's harmful. Am I right to assume that such things exists in Islam ...
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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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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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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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Is it Islamic belief “Hate the sin, not the sinner”?

or is there something else that is opposite or similar to it... From all the teachings i have received the rule I'd say is Islamic is do what's the best. Basically people change so labelling someone ...
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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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How can God have a human feeling?

For example, God can get angry according to Quran. For me, this is a human feeling and a weakness. I don't understand. How can God have a human feeling, which also happened to be a weakness?
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Why it is necessary to believe in God?

For anyone why it is necessary to believe in God? What one is getting with this belief? Please don't give heaven/hell or judgment day as the reason.
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Can we say that a person who does not have to be patient in his life, will not reach the heaven?

Quran, in many places of itself, is really focusing on this fact that the heaven is for believers because they was patient in their Earth's life. For example please read these [23:101]: فَإِذَا ...
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Is it true that all the infallibles are destined to receive martyrdom?

It is a commonly held belief (observed from the words of imams (sermons)/speakers of religious gatherings), that all the fourteen infallibles are destined to receive martyrdom. Is that true? If yes, ...
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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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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 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 ...