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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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Does Allah exist in life forms?

Does Allah exist in all life forms like animals, plants or human? (Pervades everywhere?)
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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 (; see also Sahih Muslim 2612 e ( This translates ...
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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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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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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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The "Is God careful?" Question

This is a simple philosophical question yet I'm not really sure about how to explain the answer : "Is God careful?" There are only two possible truth to this "yes" and "no". I don't know which one ...
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Is there any reference in the Quran (or any other Islamic Literature) about the divinity of humans as referenced in Psalms 82:6?

In the TaNaK/Christian old testament there is a Psalm that references the children of The Supreme One/Most High GOD as being divine: Psalms 82:6 אֲנִי-אָמַרְתִּי, אֱלֹהִים אַתֶּם; וּבְנֵי ...
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Is the Quran uncreated? (Majority opinion)

Selam aleikum, Is the Quran the uncreated and eternal word of God as Ahmad ibn Hanbal believed? A short answer would be enough. I only want to know whether this view is the majority opinion of ...
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What is the source for this quote from Ibn Taymiyyah?

Ibn Taymiyyah may Allaah have mercy upon him wrote, "This is why the early Muslim generations and all the Imaams did not declare that the Quran and all the Attributes of Allaah to be 'other ...
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In which category do the divine attributes fall?

After going through multiple opinions of the scholars, I'm really confused about nature of attributes of God. Some say that all are muhkamat but their howness is among mutashabihat. Yet others ...
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Was Adam created by Allah by his hands?

There are several ahadith which mention 4 things were created by Allah by his hands which also include Adam and for the rest He only said "Be". Are these authentic? If so then how can we ...
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What is the meaning of Noor of Allah

I want to ask what does it means when we say Allah is noor does it means that Allah is a physical light but if we say that wont it be shirk beacuse Allah is not made of anything He is uncreated or ...
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Is Allah's divine powers similar to superpowers? Or are they different?

Does Allah's Divine Powers similar to superpowers? If a character has an ability to resurrect the dead, is that similar to Allah's divine powers or do we call that superpowers? Is Allah's divine ...
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Does the incompatible notions of theology in islam and christianity resolve the differences or aggravate them. How can one judge right or wrong?

I had certain questions related to islam and I hope this site gonna address them positively. To start with I was going through a question asked at Christianity Stackexchange site relate to nature of ...
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