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What's the most virtuous profession?

As-Salamu alaikum, I ask what profession is dearest to Allah, may He be Exalted? I have been thinking about this for awhIile and the profession I came up with is medical professors, because those are ...
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Quran listening and reciting

Is it the same if one reads the Quran and one reads and listen to the recitation of scholor while reading the same verse? In short I'm talking about reading while listening. Which one will be ...
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Does good deeds come to a person working an office job at a charity?

I know that giving charity or doing charity gives a person good deeds. But if someone works an office job at a charity (for example being a graphic designer to design a poster for the public), does ...
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Will someone get their good deeds back if they repent from kufr?

As-salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I heard that kufr cancels out all good deeds, is that implied to the one that dies a kafir or to the one who commits it anytime? If they reentered Islam and ...
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What is the award for non-Muslim on their best deeds?

As we are Muslim Allah anounced award for our each good deeds like jannah for good people but if the non-Muslim is same and doing good deeds like he is helping others he is not telling alie he is ...
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What should I say when I see bad deed?

There are some specific words for certain deeds like when someone give us gift we say "jazakAllah". Then what should I say when I see bad deed.
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Worshipping and doing good for the sake of salvation and/or for the sake of pleasing Allah?

Salam Alaykum. I've been reading about living and acting for the sake of pleasing Allah. I definitely understand why that's important and have been getting into the mindset whenever I can remember. My ...
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Is it a sin to internally believe in paranoid delusions about those I interact with, if I don't act upon them?

Within a few sinful years I spent, I took psychedelics and since then, I have had paranoid delusions of persecution that 98% of the people I interact with are being paid or threatened by an ...
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Is there any evidence describing a rate at which deeds are written? [closed]

When a person is performing good deeds, he is being rewarded. Say, he is helping his parents, so he is attaining hasanat for his act Or say he is committing a sin like listening to music, so sayi'at ...
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Does “good deeds do away with misdeeds” imply that good and bad deeds cancel out?

This question relates to: And establish prayer at the two ends of the day and at the approach of the night. Indeed, good deeds do away with misdeeds. That is a reminder for those who remember. ...
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Which is the best deed and which is the worst deed (other than shirk)?

Can anyone tell me the best deed loved by Allah, the best of best, and the worst which come after shirk?
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Why do we blame Shaitan for bad acts and not ourselves?

Allah has given us feelings, willpower, and thought processes. This is sufficient to justify what we choose to engage in something good or bad. I find it very confusing why in Islam there exists '...
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Enjoining the good and forbidding evil vs. human rights

Does the enjoining the good and forbidding evil violate the very basic human rights of freedom to life if enjoining the good and forbidding evil compromises the dignity of someone who fails to carry ...
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Does regretting a good deed void it?

If one performed a good deed with pure intentions then regretted it afterwards does that deed become invalid and no reward is received for it? For example: you lend someone money and then later you ...
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Intending to do a good deed, but changing one's mind: is it rewarded?

My question relates to this hadith: ... If somebody intends to do a good deed and he does not do it, then Allah will write for him a full good deed (in his account with Him) ... Sahih al-Bukhari ...
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Never did any good

It was narrated from Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Allaah will say: ‘The angels have interceded, the Prophets have interceded and ...
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Where is authentication of how much good deeds (sawaab) will be given on an event

One question has always raised in my mind that who decides the amount of good deeds (sawaab) will be given on doing something good, i.e. this is the number of good deeds on every recited word from Qur'...
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What are the most beloved acts of worship?

I have became a Muslim at age of 15 and now I was thinking how can I make God Almighty to be very happy with me and to be also one of special people。 Can you tell me what are the most beloved acts of ...
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Is your book of deeds closed upon death?

Each soul accumulates hayir (good deeds) and sher (bad deeds) throughout the trial of life that are recorded in our levi makfuz (book of deeds) by the 2 assigned angels for each. Hayir are recorded ...
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How can good deeds outweigh bad deeds?

If someone decides to change his lifestyle and became a true Muslim then how can his good deeds outweigh bad deeds?
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What does shahada 'amaliyya (faith by deed) mean?

I've encountered the term "shahada 'amaliyya" twice now: Every Muslim must enact a practical shahada [shahada 'amaliyya] on the ground of our lived reality after they have pronounced a verbal ...
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Who will be last person entering paradise?

Who will be last person entering jannah (paradise) ? And what will be bad deeds of that person?
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Will disbelievers' deeds be evaluated on the day of judgement?

In my answer to Do my good deeds committed before converting to Islam count? I mentioned that good deeds reduce punishment of disbelievers and I say "it's known that ..." as it is a rule. I thought ...
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Do my good deeds committed before converting to Islam count?

As a revert, for much of my life I haven't had the chance to do good deeds for Allah. As such, I'm probably significantly behind people born into Muslim families. I've done good deeds, but not with ...
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Can we exchange our good deeds in order to get something in this world?

Can we exchange our good deeds in order to get something in this world? I saw many people that pray to Allah that "he can take my good deeds and in return he give my parents or friend longer life" ...
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Why is “doing righteous deeds” not a pillar of Islam?

Doing righteous deeds is mentioned a zillion times in the Qur'an, e.g.: And give good tidings to those who believe and do righteous deeds that they will have gardens [in Paradise] beneath which ...
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If I give sadaqah is that recorded for my father, given that he supports me?

I am a student supported by my father. I live in a different place from my parents. I was wondering if I give sadaqah would that good deed would be recorded for my father or for me?
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Would Allah ever decrease our good deeds?

According to Surah Muhammad Verse 35: "So do not weaken and call for peace while you are superior; and Allah is with you and will never deprive you of [the reward of] your deeds." - Quran 47:35 But ...
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Will our good deeds not save us and in fact cause us to go to Jahanum?

On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him), who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) say: The first of people against whom judgment will be pronounced on the Day of ...
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I went to donate to someone, but did not have any cash with me; how is this judged?

I came across a situation after Friday prayers. I crossed a person and I had the intention of donating to him. But when I dug into my pockets, I found I didn't have any cash with me. I felt bad and ...
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Is profit from act for the sake of Allah or our deen halal?

I heard that if someone doing something for the sake of Allah ONLY, one should not earn any worldly profit from it, while the otherwise statement as well. However, neither of them that I saw any ...
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Is marrying an orphan girl considered a greater good deed?

Is it mentioned anywhere in the Quran or Hadith that marrying an orphan girl is a great thing? I have heard that Allah loves those who take care of orphans. I did a lot of searching, but it speaks ...
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Evil life compared to a good life

Salam, My question is imagine person A has committed sins all their life and major sins but is muslim still and person B is God fearing, sincere, does all the islamic obligations. So the good deeds ...
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Are sins and bad deeds the same or different?

Are sins and bad deeds the same or different? I wonder if they are or not, because on the day of judgement, God will weigh up our good and bad deeds, but are bad deeds the same as sins?
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Is it obligatory for a Muslim to help Muslims in need in another country?

Suppose some Muslims in another country need help, e.g. in a war, in an earthquake. Is it obligatory for Muslims in other countries to help them? What about a situation when the government, who ...