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What you belief in, And as a Muslim you have to belief in God, his Angels, his Messengers, his Holy Books, in the Last Day and in Al-Qadar (Pre-Ordainment)

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What is faith in islam?how can it be defined?

How do we define faith? What is faith of one person in islam and in general?
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shirk in the mind , is it a sin?

I was wondering if anyone has any advice for me. Out of nowhere, I triggered a shirk type of OCD in my mind. Since then , I keep feeling like I’m committing shirk in my heart and mind. Sometimes it ...
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Is there an equivalent to the Christian "inner witness of the Holy Spirit" in Islam?

In Christianity, one of the most common reasons Christians appeal to to justify their belief in Christianity is the so-called "inner witness of the Holy Spirit". William Lane Craig, a ...
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Could Allah be punishing me for cutting off my sexually abusive father?

My father was sexually abusive for 7 years and I didn’t even understand as he started when I was ten. I cut him off two years ago and my life has gone really horrible. These tests are not bringing me ...
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Am I being punished? heart feels dead [closed]

In advance, I'm new to this and I'm coming here out of desperation so sorry if I break any rules or whatever. I'm sitting here crying because my heart just doesn't feel full anymore. I committed some ...
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Can I possibly be forgiven for doing this?

Guys im really worried so a while ago I talked to an anonymous person on the internet and they may have committed shirk because of something I said but I only really thought about it now. I heard that ...
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Thoughts about leaving islam [closed]

I was a born a muslim and turned agnostic for a few years and went back to Islam a few months ago. I told my mom and sister about it and they were really happy for me. I started praying again and ...
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Low faith & struggles

Ok so here’s my story: I grew up in a non-practicing muslim household, my parents both believe in Islam but they don’t pray etc. I am a 16 year old girl and I only actually got to know what Islam ...
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Why is it when I pray, something bad happens?

Asalamu-alaikum, I feel embarrassed and guilty for asking this question but Allah Almighty knows what is in my heart.. I started praying very recently, I'm 23 years old. I got inspired by my father ...
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Has Allah ever given a creature the power(s) to do something miracle like Greek gods?

I believe that Allah is the one and only god. I have read that Dajjal has the power to command the sky to rain. (Sunan Ibn Majah 4077) So, I have this question. I am wondering if, in the past, Allah ...
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question about Allah

I recently converted to Islam. I was born a Muslim but stopped being one for a few years, and now I am again. I’m praying again, reading the Quran sometimes, and trying my best not to sin. This might ...
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What are the effects of consuming haram food ignorantly?

lately there is a serious issue of haram meat being labeled as halal and it has been consumed by muslims unknowingly. I read somewhere that any food that is haram or its source is from haram source ...
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Are the statues of Bangabandhu being built in Bangladesh permitted in Islam? [duplicate]

Here in Bangladesh, govt. is building big statues of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (leader of out freedom war). But it is a matter of surprise that, majority of our people 83% are against it. Even ...
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Can a Muslim say the shahadah again?

Assalamualakum, I was born as a Muslimah and still am one. Recently I have wanted to get closer to Allah and increase my imaan. Over the years I have not been a good Muslim, in my past I used to skip ...
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How to preach Islam properly?

I want to know how to exactly preach Islam to non-Muslims properly. Ive seen non-Muslims say that "pushing religion on me puts me off religion" and stuff like that. What should we do and how?...
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Is Earth's Orbit and relation between the Sun and the Moon are properly described in Quran?

Atheists say that, In Quran the Orbits of Sun and Moon are cleared but why not of Earths? Again they argued with a verse of Quran that the everything is created as pairs by God.So they are saying that ...
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Am I legitimate muslim?

My question is straightforward; am I still a Muslim and part of ahl Sunnah to believe those ahadiths which is fundamental to the faith like praying, fasting, Hajj, etc whic I accept and practice, ...
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Do all non Muslims go to jahanum?

My question is a bit long.......if anyone dies with disbelief to Islam which have not received TRUE message of Islam or one had MISCONCEPTION about Islam and that denied him from path for example act ...
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Qadar as the pillar of imaan

Up until now, I always believed, without actually being curious about its evidence or source, that the pillars of faith in Islam is six: Having faith (imaan) in Allah, the Day of Resurrection, the ...
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sins of heart and their connection with faith [duplicate]

selam alejkum. I have been reading about islam for 10 years but I suffer from a weird mental disorder that often makes me incapable of understanding things that are simpler than 1+1=2 due to my ...
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Who are these ayah's (2:8-2:10) referring to?

Al Salam Alaykum. I am a recent revert and my imaan has been increasing Alhamdulellah. I, however, have doubts every day or so about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). I make dua for Allah to open my heart to ...
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Can't concentrate during salaah while standing

My achilles tendon is short so i can't stand on my heels, only on my foot. The problem is that it is very hard for me to maintain my balance like that and and because of it it is very hard for me to ...
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Is it possible to take a break from Islam just to get a better notion about this world and maybe islam too?

Is there something in Islam that gives a believer a time to think about this world and Islam, to travel, to speak with people from all religions and all cultures, to gather information from the ...
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How does tawakkul relate to depression and anxiety?

I suffer from depression, anxiety and OCD. A scholar told me to believe in tawakkul of Allah. Can you explain what that is and how does it relate to my mental health please?
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The experience of faith

In a recent lecture, Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi mentioned (slightly paraphrasing) "Our scholars of the past said, if these rich people committing these sins had known the sweetness and the piece we feel, ...
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Is it possible to know everything about the Quran?

I fear that if I read Quran everyday (With translation) I'll know everything about it, like reading a book. There won't be anything new in it. So, is it possible that one day I will know everthing ...
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Question regarding faith [closed]

Asaalam alaikum brothers and sisters. I have been wondering recently, a bit too much I think; pondering on some questions. A common question I see from people of other faiths and atheists that “why ...
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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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Qur'an and science these days and how people claim that it is debunked and not accurate? [closed]

Al-salamu alaykum My question is: 1- quran says that, the flesh of the embryo is formed after the bones, while some scientists claim it to be an error and false, they form at the same time 2- quran ...
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What is the source of faith in Allah for a human being?

What is the source of faith in Allah for a human being? Does it come from mental faculties (mind) or some other place? I have absolute faith (imaan) in Allah but cannot figure out the originating ...
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If a person does not have proof that Islam is the truth, can he ever become a muslim?

Think about it this way. If there really was a proof that Islam is the truth, then everyone in the world would have been muslims by now. Why are you a muslim? Do you have proof? If you think you ...
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losing faith, hating life, want to die, and angery at Allah, don't know what to do [closed]

first time posting anything like this so here goes. I'm sick and tired of everything in my life, I don't see anything as worth pursuing, nothing seems worth it. the only thing I want to do now is ...
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If a non-muslim recites the Shahadah with little or no imaan, will his/her Shahadah be accepted?

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "On the Day of Resurrection, I will intercede and say, 'O my Lord! Admit into Paradise (even) those who have faith equal to a mustard seed in their ...
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Is Islam the perfect religion?

As the title suggests, do Muslims believe that Islam as a religion is perfect? Is the Quran a perfect religious text? And were the actions of Prophet Muhammad perfect(PBUH) perfect as well? Also, ...
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Is a conversion to the Muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat?

Is a conversion to the Muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat? Thus, without the threat, the convert wouldn't have converted, because e.g. he doesn't believe that Mohamed was Allah's ...
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Why do we have to believe in Jinn? العقيدة vs الايمان

I'm looking for a reference. As we all know that the Iman الايمان according the well known hadith of Jibril (for example in Sahih Muslim) doesn't include the belief in Jinn! I would like to know if ...
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How to remember the time for prayer and to fight the Satan whispering to us?

I have a problem lately, I don't know why I keep missing my Isyaa' prayer. It's been almost 2 weeks now. I want to keep praying and pray to Allah and I keep forgetting or just jump into bed and sleep. ...
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How to love saying prayers / Salah / namaz?

I say prayers but it's like I'm just performing a duty. I feel nothing while saying prayers like if my heart is close. I want to:- Say prayers with love. I mean I do not want to feel blank while ...
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Is faith a prerequisite of Islam?

In Christianity it is widely accepted that belief in Jesus requires a leap of faith (i.e. belief without evidence); this act of trust is considered part of god's test. Is the same true in Islam? I ...
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What is difference between Islam and Iman? [duplicate]

Assalamou Alaikom, In Quran, there are many verses talking about Islam and on the other hand many others talk about Iman. And both of them are mentioned in the same verses like these verses 35&36 ...
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Are humans destined to do things or human do things cause of free will?

I have seen stuff like these, I dont remember exactly but here are some parts in my words: the ink has dried destiny has been written Allah makes path that is in destiny easier for the person. no ...
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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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Is there any pray or suggestion in Islam to getting back on track?

Here is the situation: My friend, once use to pray(salat) 5 times and fast and everything but now he even don't pray friday prayers. I try to understand why he has become like this. He doesn't listen ...
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Is Imaan a precondition to become a Muslim?

To elaborate the above question, can a person become a Muslim without believing in Islam but only verbally testifying a simple Shahadah like below, which he does believe in without going into the ...
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What to do if you stop to believe in Allah? [closed]

Should you continue to live your life as false Muslim or you should confront your family and friends and confess your situation? What does Quran say about that situation? What are the proscribed ...
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Exclusivity of salvation in Islam

Does Islam claim to have a unique claim to the truthful religion? Is there a difference of opinion within Islam on the answer to this question?
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Is someone who is unable to believe in Allah a heretic?

Suppose someone really truly wants to believe in Allah, but is simply unable to. Even after much trying and learning, he still is simply unable to believe in God. Would that person be considered a ...
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What is the Islamic concept of Zuhd?

How is the concept of Zuhd understood from Qur'an and Sunnah? It is normally translated as asceticism, but does that mean living in poverty, hunger and abstaining from marriage and sleep? Can someone ...
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What is the fate of someone who died never having heard of Islam?

Let's say there are some people who never heard of Islam. For example, they are in the middle of the Amazon rain forests and do not have any means of communication with the larger world. Would they go ...
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