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What does Suhrawardi mean by 'the caves of the mountains of Banu'l-Akhyaf'?

Suhrawardi, an Islamic and Persian sage wrote: The party of God will become divine, will praise God, will detach themselves and pass through the caves of the two mountains of Banu'l-Akhyaf to the two ...
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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 drawing human is haram in islam without selling purpose or intention of compete with Allah?

Drawing is just my hobby. After drawing I like to store them in my closet. I heard that drawing human is haram because it can lead to worshipping and it also means copying Allah's creation. But I don’...
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If God is just what is the point of life?

Before answering let me just lay out my thoughts so it’s easy for you to understand where I got this from. Also I’m not here to make fun of or insult people or anything. First and foremost, God knows ...
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What to do when husband is having sexual dreams

I've got married two years ago. After that, every time when my husband is having a sexual dream I can realize. His thing becomes hard and breaths become heavy. I'm a practising muslim. I'm ashamed to ...
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Where can I find a good blog on Averroes

I enjoy learning about the philosophy of Averroes. Averroes was a contemporary of Maimonides (Jewish philosopher), Musa ibn Maymun in Arabic. Both were rationalists and great thinkers. Both lived in ...
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Can I buy and play a video game that has haram elements in it but can be easily avoid?

Assalamu'alaikum. I want to buy and play a life simulation game called The Sims 4. The game lets you control the character's life (their basic needs, career, relationships, etc). It has two modes, the ...
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Do relatives (except my parents) have any right to complain about my dress up , according to Islam?

Im an 18 years old girl,my dress up is not fully Islamic but I don't wear haram or revealing clothes.My parents sometimes suggest me to wear scarf but they don't force me.There are some relatives of ...
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What is the meaning of deen?

Islam is a "deen", the definition of which does not match with the word religion. How exactly is deen defined and what are the implications of that definition.
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Who is a shaheed [duplicate]

if an army person dies on duty while serving in an Islamic republic like Pakistan or Iran. Is he a shaheed (martyr)
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A Question about Quran is created/uncreated

As discussed here and in many other discussions: 1 - Quran is the eternal/uncreated word of God. 2 - And people actions are created. 3 - Now, Books which we read & the words which we speak are our ...
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is karma really works in islam?

is karma really works in our life? my background is hindu, i like to get to know all the religion. normally hindu people believes "karma". i am also really scared for "karma". Do ...
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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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God is Harmed in Islam? Hadith interpretation

Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, said: The son of Adam causes Me pain as he says: Woe be upon the Time. None of you should say ...
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Could anyone try to debunk this claim?

I recently came across this Jain claim which says “If God is ever perfect and complete, how could the will to create have arisen in him? If, on the other hand, he is not perfect, he could no more ...
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God in Islam and afterlife

Most of the people who reject God say that they don't have enough "evidence". For example, today, if anyone sees something supernatural, he will be 100% sure that God exists! Like, some dead ...
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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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Tuition to the other siblings of same gender [duplicate]

If I provide tuitions to two-sibling girls at a time where I am the opposite gender, is it permissible for me to provide tuition in order to earning money?
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Who is answerable for adult who live with her sister?

My wife brothers lives with us after their mother passed away last year. They have father but who deserted their mother and gave divorce. There is no chance the adults will reconcile with their dad ...
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A Question regarding Islam

Given, the verses of the Quran are to be interpreted "literally", how do Muslims interpret the following 3, 4 verses out of many (which I found metaphorical) literally. Hold fast to the &...
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i fear my wrong supplication would get accept

while asking for high mark in my supplication I by mistake asked for low mark for ex: while asking for mark above 500 I mistaken by asking for above 50 but in mind I really mean 500 and I said amen ...
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How many times do we live after death?

Salamun aleikum, I know that there were a meeting with God, before we were on this earth, testifying that only Allah is our God. My question is on this verse. „They will say, "Our Lord, You made ...
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Why did Allah create arrogance in human when he doesn't like it? [duplicate]

Arrogance is a special kind of immense sin which has no hope of forgiveness. Why did Allah create this thing in humans?
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How do I stop receiving everything from Allah so that I don't have to be grateful? [closed]

It's unlikely for me to completely enter into Islam. Also I need to be saved from fire and horrible Angels of punishment hereafter. So I urgently need to stop receiving everything from Allah so that ...
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Driving without license

Assalamu Alaikum. I am a 17 year old who is about to go to college. Vast Majority of boys go to colleges on motorcycles not just in my city but all over the country. Now our country has traffic laws ...
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Are inter-religious marriages encouraged in islam?

I assume or rather see, some scholars discourage Muslim men from marrying outside of the faith and surely for obvious reasons and I understand that perfectly. However, seeing how the Quran allows us ...
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Can we justify the notion of earthly defined success based on Quran?

In Quran there are descriptions of good people. They are patient. They pray and give alms. They are abstinent, etc. But these qualities, only make your soul a better soul. They don't make you a doctor,...
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Are muslims allowed to smoke weed?

During the lockdown, I have been walking on parks in London. I have noticed that some muslims gather in the afternoon/evening on these parks and smoke weed. I, as a non muslim, was rather surprised as ...
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Oaths (Yameen یمین)

What is the difference between making an oath BY ALLAH and making an oath TO ALLAH and which one requires expiation ? Also, If a person madean oath to allah and immediately took it back like if ...
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is it haram to write about god replying to me like he did moses

I'm writing a book/essay about solving mathematical problems. I write about praying and Allah replying, is this haram? I know for sure that writing about seeing him, or depicting him is wrong but I'm ...
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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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What is this Islamic sect mentioned by Bayle

In his Critical and Philosophical dictionary Bayle mentions an Islamic sect that calls itself "Ehl Eltahkik or men of truth, men of certainty, who believe that there is nothing existent but the ...
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Is respect the main objective of all acts of worship?

Asaalamualeikum. I know that we must obey Allah no matter what. But i want to understand things also from a practical perspective. What is the main reason why looking at women with skirts is seen as a ...
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How to do ghusl of janabat and hayd?

As I know you have to do the ghsul in the end of period so I checked online how to do the ghusl of janaba and Hayd together and some said you have to do the two ghusl differently. If I need to do it ...
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How many Ain ع, How many Lam ل and How many ye ي‎ in Sura Haqqah?

How many Ain ع, How many Lam ل and How many Ye ي‎ in Sura Haqqah? My goal is to find name علي‎, ʿAlī in Suratil Haqqah, and main goal is to find individual letters how many times did they repeat in ...
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Having A Squirrel as a pet

So Inshallah I will be Getting a Squirrel but I don't know if it is prohibited in Islam should I keep it in a cage or on a bed or nest do I have to keep it complete solitare from it's Family or if I ...
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My friend me in his dream that I was carrying a jinn child and disappeared [closed]

My friend who is a Sikh by religion called me up and said he saw me in a dream . “He saw that we were on some mountain along with his aunt and there were few children playing. I carry one of the child ...
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Is our death decided before our birth? [duplicate]

Nothing happens without Almighty's wish.If a person wish death for other person or his own will the person die? or he will die when his time arrives? Can a person die before his time arrives? Can a ...
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Does Islam clash with the “Do whatever you want” ideology?

I always hear Islam is oppressive from many non-Muslims as people say it oppresses women or people arent free to do what they want. Of course being free to what you want to do has limitations but does ...
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Who created all other way of lives if God created “only one true path”?

There are thousands of many different ways to live ones lives. Who created these ways or paths? if Islam claims that god has created only one true way of life? Is Islamic Satan more creative than ...
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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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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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is freelancing halal?

I want to be a freelancer. I want to make a web site, but I know that it is almost impossible to earn 100 percent halal in the world of internet. Because when you go to make a web site, it is seen ...
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About loving the one more than Allah SWT

Recently I read one of Rumi poems but now I can't recall the name of that poem. In that poem, at last lines it was mentioned that the one who love another person more than Allah. Their love will be ...
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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 is the cure for the illness of non patience or lack of patience?

Selam aleikum. I have read many books on illnesses of heart like greed,jelosy,pride and their cures. But I have 0 information on curing the illness of non patience. Sometimes I feel I don't have ...
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What are some introductory texts on the teachings of Mutazilites?

I'd like to do some reading on the teachings of Mutazilites. What are some good, introductory texts on this topic?
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Is investment in digital gold Halal?

If someone wants to buy digital gold or wants to invest in a commodity mutual fund which invests in gold, for short term or long term, until he makes some good profit, then can he do that? Is it ...
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Shia view of Sufism

What are the views of Shia Muslims regarding the principles of esotericism that is promoted by Sufism? I would like to disregard more fringe values purported as Sufism such as drinking and ...
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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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