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Questions tagged [islamic-philosophy]

For questions about Islamic philosophy behind problems connected with life, the universe, ethics, society, science, and so on, according to the Qur'an and Sunnah.

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Why does Allah need to be good

Why does Allah (swt) need to be good or moral in terms of human standards? Does the notion of God need to be a moral and just being? Why cannot God almighty be unjust? Finally, should we take God's ...
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Morality of Forgiveness in Islam

Say in a scenario, someone as bad as Hitler or Hitler himself had converted to Islam on his death bed, He would be forgiven for ALL his sins and therefore not punished for the sins that he did. This ...
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Does Islam like every religion need to be reformed according to the times? [closed]

If so how will this happen if Quran is the Word of God and therefore unchangeable??
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Why does Islam trace its origins to Abraham?

I have learned Islam traces its origins to Abraham, I wonder why he is considered the 'first Muslim'?
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How do I avoid thoughts of zina & concentrate on my salah and studies? [closed]

I'm a 20+ year old male. From the past two to three years, I have been facing a terrible problem within my mind. My mind always fill with bad thoughts like zina. Sometimes those thought came with ...
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Why are there groups in Islam if it is against Allah's word

In surah Ar-roem, ayat 32 one can read the following: Don't be part of those who have divided their religion and become sects, every faction rejoicing in what it has So why are there groups in islam,...
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Yet another question about Aisha's age [closed]

I'm currently interested in becoming a Muslim but I have some questions which no one at my local Mosque are able to answer sufficiently. First I have to setup the context. First I will define child ...
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Is there any evidence describing a rate at which deeds are written? [closed]

When a person is performing good deeds, he is being rewarded. Say, he is helping his parents, so he is attaining hasanat for his act Or say he is committing a sin like listening to music, so sayi'at ...
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What will be the treatment of GOD with person inherited wealth earned in unislamic way

Say Mr. X was a crooked government employee/public servant who earned so many wealth illegally e.g. from bribe, unlawful manipulation of govt. documents, imparting of injustice etc. His son, Mr. Y ...
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When Dua is get accepted by Allah 100%

Can you tell me when Dua gets accepted 100% by Allah? Or in which Namaz Dua is get accepted by Allah 100%? Please tell me that.
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Few Questions about the soul and body

Assalamualaikum brothers and sisters, I am quite curious about the body - soul relationship in human beings. What I wanted to know is : Can the soul have senses (see, hear, smell, etc.), speak, or ...
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What arguments have been proposed so far to justify God's justice, in case of forced creation and forced dichtomy of the end?

We come out of nowhere to this world. It seems that we haven't chosen to be created. It seems that creation has been forced upon us. And yet we're asked to perform in a specific way, otherwise we ...
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Can We Meet In Jannat? [duplicate]

We are cousins and have strong love feeling for each other. We never commit a sin. We want to marry but our customs and parent did not agree and she forcibly married with another guy. We both want to ...
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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Allah ordered us to send prayers and blessings to our prophet () saying: Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [ Allah to ...
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Are angels faster than light particles (E = MC2 is non-Islamic)?

By far, Einstein's best-known equation is "E=mc2 - energy equals mass times the velocity of light squared." According to this equation, any given amount of mass is equivalent to a certain amount of ...
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What is the rule of Gift “ElHiba” in Islam?

There is no talk about the gift "Elhiba" on koran and there is a talk in Hadith , but for example a person has two children gives them a gift of money or Houses and gives the first more than the ...
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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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Is answering On Islam Stack Exchange can be considered as helping of other Muslims?

I have heared in a video by a scholar that helping a Muslim is good deed than fasting for 1 month , so my question the question and answer we provide here can be considered as help or in that video , ...
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Huge difference between timing of Azan-e-Fajir in normal days and in Ramadan?

As we usually see in Pakistan that In normal days Azan-e-Fajir is recited about 4:30am-5:00am in summers and in winters it ranging 5:45am - 6:00am depending upon the location. But when Ramadan comes, ...
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Who are the 'chosen people' of God? Are the Jews still the 'chosen people' of God?

The Jews say they are the 'chosen people' of God, while the non-Jews are goyim created to serve the Jews. The Christians say that 'because the Jews rejected the only ((begotten --as per christians)) ...
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How should a new Muslim select a “school of thought” in Islam? [duplicate]

As a new Muslim , I am very confused wherever I go for answer of a question answer mention different view from different school of thought and they day to follow the rulings of "School of thought" you ...
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If one finds himself not being able to follow the religion correctly after being guided by ALLAH (SWT) can leaving Islam or suicide be a solution?

From the view of a secretely following muslim , if he find about mistakes and feel depressed as he was not following religion well and he decided to leave ISLAM (AUZUBILLAH) or decide to commit ...
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Is there any reference from Islamic teachings that Hinduism is considered as “polytheistic religion”?

Sorry for such a long question description, but it became long due to several citations. In short, Why there is misconception of considering Hinduism as “polytheistic religion and why it is still ...
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Skeptic about Islam being the truth/koran being the word of god [closed]

May be peace be on all of us. I have this huge doubt/skepticism on Islam being the one true way to live by. Some of the reasons being, When I skim over the history of the world my doubt starts ...
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Where can I find the complete sanad for this Hadith that the Milky Way is a doorway to the heavens?

While going through the below Hadith within this question: Ibn 'Abbas said, "The rainbow is security for the people of the earth that they will not be drowned. The Milky Way is the door of the ...
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Since God has created us to test us with this life. Why couldn't God make every human know clearly that islam is the truth and keep this test of life? [closed]

BASED ON THIS QUESTION WHICH I ASKED BEFORE: if islam is the universal truth why is christanity still the largest religion on Earth? We know that not every non muslim has read quran or has got this ...
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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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If this is a prison for the believer and paradise for the non believer, why even bring a child into the world? [duplicate]

I have a moral and ethical dilemma. I believe that the world is a cold and cruel place to be in. Had I myself had the option, I'd have rather my mother had me aborted so that I never experienced any ...
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Is it the mistake of ours for not propagating Islam to non muslims or could it be a hole in islam?

based on this question which i asked before:How could someone confirm with his/her's little knowledge (which he gained through his little research) that what he/she believes is the real truth? (REFER ...
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Do any classical Sunni scholars say Islam is religion of peace?

I have come across Islam as religion of mercy and justice in writing of people of knowledge: Islam is the religion of mercy and justice. https://islamqa.info/en/13241 But haven't come across ...
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Does Allah love all the creation?

As those who don't belive in Allah due to any reason. Thus does Allah sustain and provide them as they deny his existence ?
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What is the relationship between heart and mind?

I need to know the relation between our heart and mind according to Islam. When we think bad does it has an effect on our spiritual heart and our soul? Like thinking of kufr shirk and sins. But as ...
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Am I allowed to study and read Ibn Qayyim's books without an Ustadh?

Am I allowed to study and read Ibn Qayyim's books without an Ustadh? What about reading ahadith and the Quran (translation)? What about tafsir?
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Are there creatures besides humans and jinns in paradise and hell?

From Islamic scriptures, it is known that the inhabitants of paradise and hell will consist of humans, jinns, hoors and angels. But there is a verse in the Quran in Surah Al Isra: وَلَقَدْ ...
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What does Islam say about Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights?

Are there any Sahih Hadith or any other reference from Yahudi sources?
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Is following Islam supposed to grant inner peace?

I've been an on and off Muslim. I sometimes become very steadfast in my prayers, refrain from sins, do proper Taubah etc. Then I still don't feel this 'inner peace' that everyone talks about. Feeling ...
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Does any one know meaning of alayina [closed]

Does any one know meaning of alayina or elaaina i want to give this name to my daughter.
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Bani Israel/People of the Book [duplicate]

Are the Christians and Jews considered as the Bani Israel or is it just the Jews that are considered Bani Israel
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is Allah Capable of creating a clone of himself?

By my understanding Allah is Capable of doing anything that Allah Wish to do. is Allah Capable of Creating a clone of himself?
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How will Allah judge people on the basis of this unfair life?

Assalamualaikum.. my question is regarding the fairness of this life's test. A group of pious people are having an OK life and they are doing their islamic duties correctly. A second group of pious ...
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Is this verse about fire contradicting science?

I have a question about surah alwaqia verse {أَ فَرَأَيْتُمُ النَّارَ الَّتِي تُورُونَ_ أَ أَنْتُمْ أَنْشَأْتُمْ شَجَرَتَها أَمْ نَحْنُ الْمُنْشِؤُنَ } 71- 72 Tell me about the fire which you ...
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Does Ghazali's Ihya covers the whole scope of Islamic sciences

In one of his lectures Abdal Hakim Murad (Timothy Winter) claims that Imam Ghazali's Ihya covers the whole range of Islamic sciences. However, when I considered the books included in the Ihya Ulum al-...
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What is the wisdom behind going to the Eid prayer from one path and returning from another?

Most of us know that is sunnah to go to the Eid prayer from one way and return from a different way. Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah: On the Day of 'Id the Prophet (ﷺ) used to return (after ...
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Can man-made things be called the creations of Allah?

Can man-made things be called the creations of Allah?
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Why did Allah create at all? A simplification, why we are created? [duplicate]

I have a fundamental question. I can understand concept of heaven and hell. I can understand that we are all in an exam in this world. I can understand so many concepts after I believe in Allah. ...
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Do we need Satan?

In Sahih Muslim 6621 and 6622 we see Muhammad giving the consequences of us if we were not to sin. Abu Ayyub Ansari reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: If you were not to commit sins, Allah ...
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Fate and change

Since Allah wrote out our fate long before we were born, does that mean he won’t change the outcome or change some paths? What I mean is, say there’s a job you really want; your dream job, but you’re ...
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Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind?

Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind.Explain your Answer. Please consider adding references from the quran and sunnah to your answer.
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Boxing/ Muay Thai, is it Haram

A quick google search tells me that Boxing/Muay Thai are indeed Haram. I'm having trouble understanding this fatwa on islamqa. You can scroll to the middle of the page where they list numbers and ...
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Is the time of death fixed from the day one is born and is this the only thing predestined?

How can one isolate the fixed time of death from other events surrounding it? So let us see now. The argument often given is that if a given person had not died because of abc cause they would have ...