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Does Islam acknowledge such a thing as bad luck? How do I get rid of bad luck?

Does Islam acknowledge bad luck? I have been faced with a string of bad happenings most of my life. And it goes against all laws of probability to be just written off like that. I have been trying to ...
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How to redeem a wasted youth? [closed]

I wasted my youth. I am 35 years old. I had a toxic relationship with my parents, especially my mother. My career never started and am still looking for a fresh start and finding it humiliating at my ...
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Qadr of Allah (SWT)

Does Allah determine or have the knowledge of the choices and actions we consider? Say for example one makes a choice to break a law, does Qadr mean Allah determines that choice for him before hand or ...
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Why did Allah make me a psychopath?

I grew up completely non practising, borderline agnostic. However as of late I have came to Islam with full certainty. Looking back, it has been beautiful. I’m aware that my question is rather black ...
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Why did Allah create people when he already knew what was going to happen?

As Muslims we believe in destiny and that our fate has already been determined and our destiny has been written by God as he is all knowing. So in essence, God knew what was going to happen with his ...
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Islamic view of Qadar and freewill

How can one understand the relationship between freewill and destiny? We accept Allah (swt) has both written our destiny and has simultaneously given us freewill. Given our premise is correct, it is ...
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Is death time predestined or can it be extended by supplication?

Is it true that dua and keeping one's kin close could extend one's lifespan? Inversely, could severing one's relationships be a cause for someone's early demise? Ajal'ul qada' and ajal'ul qadar? For ...
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Is the partner i'm going to marry already predestined?

I have been listening and reading related to this. But never got a clear understanding about this. Is the person I'm going to marry already chosen by Allah? Is it that no matter what happens I'm ...
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Am I going to hell because I'm gay? homosexual? attracted to the same sex?

My heart and mind is a woman. I'm a muslim. My father was an Imaan but he died 12 years ago. My family, my relatives, my neighborhood, my community are all muslims. I believe in Allah, the creator of ...
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Is everyone alive today a descendant of Prophet Adam (AS)?

There are people alive today with Neanderthal dna and other humanoid DNA. Are they considered as fully descendants of Prophet Adam? What does Islam say about the fate of human-like species who lived ...
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why wouldn't Allah listen? [closed]

I have grown up watching bad marriages and financial crisises. I can't remember the last time i was happy. So in order to achieve salvation, I turned my face towards religion. I am not going to deny ...
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How is there a fixed destiny if we have free will?

Well, as far as I am concerned we have a fixed destiny. But I also know that it can be changed by dua. But if one doesn't make any dua then? I suppose it will remain unchanged. If so then where id our ...
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Is there “CHANCE (LUCK)” in Islam, or that is DESTINY which is used in wrong idiom?

Many of times, you can hear that plenty of people use the word 'Chance' in their talking, even in their believing. For example if a person won an award in a bank or lottery, afterwards other people ...
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Can I make dua for the past?

I don't know if this makes sense but: What if I desperately pray and say "O Allah!, please make sure that my laptop wasn't hacked at that time (in the past)". As Allah knows everything about our ...