Questions tagged [islamic-basis]

Use this tag for those questions which seek to find what, if any, basis a common practice or belief has in Islamic fundamentals, or if it is just a cultural tradition (e.g. "folk Islam").

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Where in Quran it's specified that a person can will one-third of their assets for charity?

I read that a person can not ask for more than one-third of their assets to be spent on charity in their will, and the remaining two-third should be divided according to Quran's laws. But I can't find ...
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Why do Muslims believe God is in literal up direction?

I read an article on a website called islamqa where they were giving several reasons of how God is in upward direction i.e when Muslims pray, they lift their hands upward or when something bad happen, ...
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When are souls created according to Islam?

Does Islam teach that souls are eternal to the past? And if so, where is this teaching found? In other words, are souls "pre-eternal" (a term found here) or "past-complete" (a term found here), both ...
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What are the complete writings of Islam? Qur'an, Hadith, Ahadith, Sunnah, Tafsir, etc? How do they relate to each other? Chart? Map?

This question obviously divulges my lack of knowledge in Islamic texts, but I hope that you wouldn't mind instructing me with general basic info so I can began to learn more about Islam and grow in ...
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Why a muslim woman cannot get married to a non-muslim man while a muslim man is allowed to get married to a non-muslim? [duplicate]

I am curious about why there is a restriction on women to not to get married with a non-muslim man while it is totally okay for a muslim man to get married to a non-muslim woman. It is also quite ...
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What is "Nusrat"?

In Quran there are ayah which say that Allah gives "Nusrat" to the prophets and muminoons. What is the meaning of "Nusrat" in Qur'an and Islam? What is the definition of it?
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Is there any specific narration from the Prophet pertaining to swimming? [duplicate]

There are various sites that insist on the virtue of swimming by attributing it to the Sunnah. I like to know the truth about this matter in regards to what the Prophet actually said. I know that: ...
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I've imagined flight in jannah can i actually do so

Asalamu aleykum Can I have butterfly wings and ice powers in jannah. I know it's a childish question but please answer
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Wisdom And Theory Behind Muhammad's (Sallallahu'alayhiwassalam) Marriages With More Than Four Women?

The Qur'an permits Muslim men to marry up to four women. However, Prophet (Sallallahu'alayhiwassalam) was given permission in the Qur'an to marry more than four women in Qur'an 33:50. There are many ...
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Will a person commit sin by killing people who mocked our prophet in non muslim countries?

I know in Islamic state blasphemy, mockery etc is punishable by death.The state will carry out the execution. But what about people doing these things in non Islamic state counties? If a Muslim living ...
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Ruling regarding closing eyes in sujood [duplicate]

I've heard that we should not close our eyes while offering Salah or in sujood. Is it true?
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Did Allah really give us choices to choose for being human or not?

So I wondering… I’ve found one similar question like this on this site and already read the answers that showed up but I don’t quite really satisfied yet. (I’m not quite sure if it’s okay to just put ...
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How do we explain the prophets map?

As I'm reading Quran, I once tried to locate Thamud and 'Ad and Noah and I realized that they were all in the same geographical area that we might call MENA today. Then out of curiosity I googled &...
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Christian claims God spoke to bibilical prophets but never to Mohammad. Is it true?

"God spoke to Biblical prophets but never to Mohammad" (Gen 8:15 God spoke to Noah, Gen 24:7 to Abraham, Gen 31:11 to Jacob, Exo 6:2 to Moses, 1Sam 3:17 to Samuel, 2Sam 23:3 to David, etc...) ...
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Is it recommended to face Qiblah while working?

My father told me to keep a laptop or desktop @Qiblah side & then start working (to get benefits). Are these valid thoughts per Islamic perspective.
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Mind play music while ghusl

I'm deaf and my mind started to play music while I was doing ghusl and this is what I'm struggling with now. I'm worried if my ghuls is valid or invalid this always happens to me and it makes me ...
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Importance of Qul

I have read that there is no importance to Qul/Khatam or Barsi, but people do it. When someone does Qul of a deceased one, what should one recite? I don't know how to read the Quran except for a few ...
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Are we muslims engaged in tribalism? [closed]

As a muslim born in the ME and lived in the West for years, I have started seeing a pattern. It seems we are highly engaged in tribalism; we are not racist, we are not sexists, but we are very well ...
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Is it permisable to work in a company which supports LGBT rights?

salam alaykum dear community, I am an IT student a while ago a company contacted me and asked for a small discussion about future positions in this company. So i agreed and after i agreed i saw on ...
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Comment on a hadith by Aischa r.a where Umar r.a wanted from the wives of the prophet to veil themselve

Salam alaykum, i would like to hear your opinion on this following hadith which i found on a website: It was narrated from ‘Aa’ishah that the wives of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be ...
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Do you get sin for doing something unintentionally?

As-salamu Alaykum, If you have sinned without the intention to sin, are you still held accountable? does it depend on the sin?  Jazak Allah Khair
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Doing good and bad deeds simultaneously(same time). Are they both accepted?

Salaam aleikum. If someone does simultaneously (or at the same time) a good and a bad deed. Example: One individual simultaneously listens to quran, makes dhikr, la ilaha ilallah, Astagfirullah, ...
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Is the narrator "Maslama bin Abdullah bin Urwa" the same person who is "Maslama bin Abdullah Juhani"?

Maslamah bin Abdullah bin Urwa is a narrator who is found in Tabaqat al-Kubra 2/271 here:- al-maktaba.org/book/9351/2582#p1 A similar narrator with a slightly different name is also mentioned in Sunan ...
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Why islam is considered as "only" "one" "true" path, whereas nature provides multiple reasons to believe otherwise?

I have started studying Islamic texts and thus multiple questions are coming in my mind? I am asking just for clarification and the thought process behind, there is no ill intention. My observation ...
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What is the correct definition for "Shia"?

السلام عليكم Is Google given definition correct? one of the two main branches of Islam, followed especially in Iran, that rejects the first three Sunni caliphs and regards Ali, the fourth ...
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Who is more powerful?

Ãsak I have a question. According to Islam, which person is more powerful. One who has abundant knowledge or the one who has more strength.
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The availability of the injeel and the torah during prophet Muhammad (SAW) 's time

Assalamualaikum, I'd go straight to the point inshAllah. I'm currently confused: was the original Torah and Injeel available during prophet Muhammad's (SAW) era? Like for example in verses such as: ...
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Is Qayim witr or nafl?

I recently started reading Qayim but not sure if they r counted as witr or nafl? What intention should one do before praying and should it be broken down in pair of 4 or 2-2-1 like witr
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Exactly who knows about PAST & FUTURE of human beings except Allah and Hazrat Muhammad S.A.W.W?

AOA ! I have watched a TV show in which a Molana was telling a story of some "Peer" (person which is religious and people follow him) . He said a Lion came to him and talked to him and after that he ...
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What does “Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam” mean?

Asslamu allikum I would like to know the usage of Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam. What is the appropriate answer to Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam? Do I reply Amin? When is it best used and, is ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

At the age of around 20, I was forced to wear hijab by my father. I don't want to wear the hijab just yet, so I've worn it on and off since then. My dad once lectured me, forcing me to wear hijab or ...
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Number of times we can say in sajood

I heard this very long ago that while is Sajood, we can praise Allah 3 times, I sometimes make my sujood long like in odd numbers but recently stopped as I wasn't sure if it is allowed or not. Is ...
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Why is it recommended to perform wudu' when one is angry?

I often hear statements like: "Anger is from Satan" And that one should perform wudu' to calm down from anger. I'd like to learn more about this practice therefore here my questions: Does this ...
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Fasting in pregnancy

My wife is pregnant and is type 1 diabetic. Is it mandatory for her to fast? She keeps on asking me and my knowledge is very limited. What does Islam says about fasting during pregnancy?
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How many conditions of death in which we call a person shaheed or martyr?

I read about this topic but am.confused that in which condition we call died person is shaheed /martyr or not ? I just want to know about which is declear in hadees or islam.
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Masjid Al Aqsa was the first qibla, and mentioned in the quran, so why is Medina more holy

I love the prophet more than anyone else, and I know that Medina is very holy and I am not trying to discredit it, and I know that Al Aqsa cannot be more holy than the Kaaba, but why is Medina ...
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Why is the "crescent moon and star" being used as the symbol of Islam by some Muslims?

Is star and crescent a symbol of Islam? Is it a tradition or is it mentioned in the Qur'an?
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Is islam compatible with Capitalism?

Capitalism is an economic system in which capital assets are privately owned and goods and services are produced for profit in a market economy. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism ...
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Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days?

Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days? If so, where is the reference for this and does this include sheesha, smoking and other haram consumables?
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How is it possible that Muhammad is a prophet (Q 29:27)?

I would like to understand how Muslims reconcile Quran 29:27 and Quran 45:16 with Muhammad being a prophet. Quran 29:27 "We gave him Isaac and Jacob, and placed the Prophethood and the Book in ...
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Have I commited disbelief?

I was reading a book COMPLETELY NOT RELATED TO ASTROLOGY WHATSOEVER , ACCIDENTLY read something which said such and such a thing is an astrological sign Does that mean that I have learnt astrology ...
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Can disclosed sins be forgiven?

If someone commit shirk and hebecome frightened and shared with some pious person if it is forgivable or not and want to know how to fix it. They don't brag or damn care about it but they want to know ...
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Can a bad man stop other people to be bad?

If a man is involved in a sin of any type, can he ask other people to don't do that sin, in other words can a bad man stop others from the same sin?
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what's islamic view on arabization?

i am an egyptian muslim okay so my country is having an identity crisis all because of arabization and that the fact we aren't arabs then i proceed to tell them that infact islam have nothing to do ...
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Will houri be available to people in Jannat?

Salam, I have heard many times through many people that if one does follow all the necessary Islamic laws and happens to be placed in Jannat(heaven), then the man will receive hoor(Houri) (very ...
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Strange claim about Allah (SWT)

Salamo3alaykom, I recently put an eye on a video about Aqeedah uploaded by a channel run by Abu Mussab Wajdi Akkari, and I actually have not watched it entirely, but around 32:05 he says something ...
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What are the names of sahabas who were ashra-mubashra [duplicate]

I want to know the complete names of sahabas who were known as ashra-mubashra. Anyone who knows about it can tell here. Thank you
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Are people committing shirk when they say the world is ending?

Are shaikh and other islamic scholar who keep saying the world going to end in 2019,2020,2050 etc in youtube or other sites committing shirk? In my opinion I think they are as far as I know only Allah ...
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Need loan to expland business operation

I am running a business and I would like to take loan from a bank to buy larger property for business expansion. The property reamins with bank as collateral until debt is paid off. Bank asks for 10%...
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Why is this difference in order of namaz and fasting?

During the time of a woman's period she is allowed not to read the namaz and the namaz of that time she has not to read later too. But If a woman leaves a fasting during her periods, she has to fast ...