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Regarding the four Rivers, the meaning behind the substances?

During the Night Journey, it is proclaimed that the Angel Gabriel expounded on the four rivers when questioned by the Prophet. Water, Milk, Wine and Honey. Therein are rivers of water that does not ...
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Going to horoscope pages and channels in order to refute them

What is the ruling on going to horoscope Facebook pages and channels on YouTube in order to refute them only, because this is shirk and based on myths?
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How am I a born Muslim?

Technically, I'm a born Hindu, but: How can you prove that I had a WILL right after I was born and that I submitted myself to the almighty Allah, hence making me a Muslim? Or, does it all boils down ...
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Can I marry an unchaste Christian woman that is a webcam model?

I've met a Russian Christian woman. She is a webcam model. She is in love with me, as I her, and I was wondering what the validity of a potential marriage is. She isn't chaste, and I was wondering if ...
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Can a muslim man marry a spiritual monotheist woman?

Can a muslim man marry a woman who believes in one god but is spiritual and does not believe in religion?
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Are there conditions on a Muslim man marrying a non-Muslim woman? [duplicate]

I know that interfaith marriage is allowed by Muslim man to non-Muslim woman from the people of the book. What I want to know, are there any conditions set by the mujtahids on this type of marriage, ...
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In an interfaith marriage, would the non-Muslim partner be prohibited from celebrating e.g. Easter, Christmas?

As Muslims we do not celebrate holidays like Easter or Christmas. However if you were involved in an interfaith marriage (with someone from the "people of the book"), would the other person be ...
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Is it appropriate to use the term “Semite” for Muslims?

I am an American Jew who has been reaching out to Muslim friends and neighbors. To stress the connection I feel, I sometimes describe myself as a fellow (or sister) Semite or say that I consider anti-...
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What are the requirements (e.g. wali) for a Muslim-Christian marriage?

I'm a Muslim, Alhamdulillah. My wife is a Christian. We got married in the court-house. Bad things started happening to us, and we thought it's probably because we didn't get married the Islamic way, ...
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Is it permissible for a non-Muslim spouse to consume/eat haram thing while married to a Muslim?

In an interfaith marriage, we know what Muslims can and cannot eat (i.e halal only). For the practicing Christian woman, whilst she has stopped drinking alcohol (in fact, never really drank alcohol ...
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How does a Muslim pray in a non-Muslim environment?

In an environment (house) where the woman is of a Christian faith (Catholic) and has crosses around the premises, how can a Muslim man perform his salat's? Is this allowed? Or is the Muslim prohibited ...
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Muslim man and Catholic woman [duplicate]

Salam my apologies for the question which seems to be similar to other questions but I am trying to be specific. As a Muslim man, can I marry a practicing Catholic woman? She practices her faith, as ...
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Before having relations with our non-Muslim spouse, should we say a dua to protect us from evil?

We know that when we are going to have relations with our spouse that we should always say a dua for Allah to protect us from evil. Question is, how does this work if a Muslim is married to a non-...