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What is the exact meaning of “soorah” (image in Arabic) in the ahadith which state “Allah created Adam in his image”?

This question concerns the hadith: ... خَلَقَ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ آدَمَ عَلَى صُورَتِهِ ... -- Sahih Muslim 2841 (sunnah.com); see also Sahih Muslim 2612 e (sunnah.com) This translates ...
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Isn't it shirk to seek refuge in the perfect words of Allah?

A‘oothu bi kalimaatil-laahit-taammaati min sharri maa khalaq. “I seek protection in the perfect words of Allah from every evil that He has created.” Isn't seeking refuge in the perfect words of Allah ...
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What is the concept of hoolol in Sufism?

What is the concept of hoolol in Sufuism? From my understand it is the concept that that Allah dwells in the creation? This to me opens the door to great forms of shirk as this seems a concept from ...
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Salawat (durud), Sending Salam to Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him during Salat in Tashahhud [duplicate]

My question is about the Tashahhud in the five time prayers, "ATTAHIYAATU LILLAHI VAS SALAVAATU VAT TAYYABAATU ; ASSALAMU ALAIKA AYYUHAN NABIYU VA RAHMATULLAHI VA BARKATUHU", My understanding is ...
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Did any sect/denomation ascribe divinity to a person?

Did any sect/denomination ascribe divinity to a person in the history of Islam ? If yes, what sect/denomination and who was the person? Also what were their basis for that ?
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Does Allah exist in life forms?

Does Allah exist in all life forms like animals, plants or human? (Pervades everywhere?)