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What does Suhrawardi mean by contraposition?

Suhrawardi, the Iranian philosopher, wrote in The Shape of Light: "It is not right to suppose that a thing or a concept that is absolutely indivisible can exist in a defined space. The smallest ...
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In Jannah, can I ask to live a life as a footballer?

Asalumallakum brothers and sisters, Since a child, i have always been a die hard football fan. I have always dreamed to become a footballer and play in Europe. So i want to know, if i enter jannah ...
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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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Will the people before Islam or before the Gospel be punished?

I think about it sometimes, Before Islam people would commit sins that are very bad in Islam. But they had no Religion or guidance at that time and most died without the thought of God's existence. I ...
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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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How are people in hell and heaven at present according to some Hadith?

I have heard in some Sahih Hadith that the narrators have described about people who have gone to Jannah. My question is that if the day of resurrection did not occur yet, how can people go to the ...
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Requirements of ihram for passangers travelling in tansit of Jeddah and Passing from miqat

I plan to travel from Pakistan to Europe via Jeddah by Saudi airline, in this case i will be in airport, do i have to slaughter a sheep?
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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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Did Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) said the sun make sujud

Asalam aleykum Warahma tul Lahi wabarakatu.peace be upon our prophet Muhammad S.A.w, a week ago i was having a conversation with my friend who is educated in islam.On our conversation he mention there ...
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Can I pray in my native language rather than arabic and never read arabic Quran?

Islam is universal and all the people has to believe in it regardless of their different cultures. Is it possible to apply the same morality to every culture in the world. The most apparent example of ...
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Is sinning canceling good things we did?

Salam, If someone is doing sins (whatever the level) but in same time keeping Praying 5 times per day, and being a good person, this person still have Hassanats from good things done ? Or is it like ...
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Ideas of Causality in ISLAM

Currently I am working on a philosophy paper, exploring the correlation between cause and effect, or in other words how present knowledge is wholly dependent upon past knowledge. I was thinking of ...
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What will Allah do to Buddhists who have achieved Nirvana?

Buddhism has two meanings, as a religion and as a philosophy. Most Buddhists are followers of the religion, not the philosophy. This question is about the philosophy. Nirvana is not the Buddhist ...
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If someone doesn't pray, but refrain himself from eating haram food (eg-pork), will it be regarded as good deed?

Assalamu Alaikum everyone. Lets say, there is a sunni muslim named "Farook". Farook believes everything about Islam. But, he does Not pray, due to laziness. He refrains himself from some haram ...
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Is God an Abstract Idea?

Assalamu Alaikum ya Ikhwan, May Allah forgive me if I'm asking a sinful question. Is this statement "God is Abstract idea" even remotely correct or is it clear cut Kufr? Definitions of abstract : ...
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Is size of sin reflective of size of conceitedness(pride)? Is every minor sin conceitedness because it contains disobeying Allah?

Iblis refused to obey Allah's order because of conceitedness? Question: If someone commits a minor sin, is it undisputable that he has conceitedness because minor sin just like iblis's sin contain in ...
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What will happen to iblees? [closed]

On the day of judgement what will happen to iblees? If he will go to jahanam what will be happen to him when he himself is made of fire? And why he's having war for a long time with us. Why not he ...
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Will allah punish people who cheat others

Will allah punish people who cheat others? If a person commits sin and ask allah forgiveness and allah forgives that person then where is the justice for the person who got cheated?
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I need large information on issue of heart. Why it looks sometimes as if sins soften the heart and prevent much bigger sins etj…?

A Hadith says that Abu Bakr has more Iman than the rest of ummah because of purity of heart. There are plenty of people that want a pure heart but they can't. It is striking that many of the people ...
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If Allah exposes some sin of someone, does it mean Allah hates that person?

I basically have three questions but they are of the same type and are related to one another. First of all I want to know if Allah exposes some sin of someone, does it mean Allah hates that person ...
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The importance of digit 7 in islam

I am 21 year old don't have enough knowledge about Islamic things. But I am notice that the digit 7 has a special importance in Islam . like seven earth, seven sky, seven ocean, seven Continent, ...
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Why will they ask question if Allah knows everything?

I found this hadith but I'm confused why they will ask question. If Allah(S.W.A) knows everything about us. This is hadith "The two angels who are charged with questioning come to him and ask him what ...
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Do we hate iblis or only his bad actions? Is it strictly forbidden to hate someone as a creature including ibliss? Is all hatred illness of heart?

I have read in a article {{https://abuaminaelias.com › beware-... Purification from the spiritual disease of hatred in Islam | Faith in Allah الإيمان بالله}} that hatred is an illness of heart. And ...
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Is this bid'ah? Is this allowed [duplicate]

Selam alejkum. One individual wants to make every single day 1000 dhikrs with the thought that it is practical and will be helpful to him in the afterlife and this world. For this reason every single ...
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Why must wudu be done to pray? [closed]

Why must wudu be done to pray? According to Islam, if someone wants to be sanctified, he must take a bath and if he wants to pray, he must do wudu. Can it be explained scientifically? As a Muslim I ...
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Allah's Throne was on Water - Clarification

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Allah Ta'ala Says in the Holy Qur'an : "And it is He who created the heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne had been upon water " [Qur'an 11:7] ...
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What is the Islamic view of divorce? [closed]

Divorce in Islam can take a variety of forms, some initiated by the husband and some initiated by the wife. The main traditional legal categories are talaq (repudiation), khulʿ (mutual divorce), ...
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Why does Allah create people who will end up in hell?

I do realize this question has been asked before here: Why does Allah create someone whose fate is hell? Yet I feel I should ask again and maybe in a bit of a different manner as I don't believe the ...
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Is my fast broken or not?

I am fasting and Unfortunately i tasted my tears while am crying so i do not know about this situation is my fast broken or not please help me through hadith
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Is it necessary to have Mahr Ghair Muajjal given to wife before proceeding suit for restitution of conjugal rights? [closed]

As question mention in title, here are few realities It has been 5 months of marriage. Rs 5000/- mahr moajjal was written in marriage certificate whereas wife took only RS 500/- and waved off rest ...
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A big and long question about the deeds of the heart

I have the most special question to make that if honorable contributors like mehdi saif and others would reply, I would thank them in eternity. I want to understand the relationship between the deeds ...
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What was supposed to convince the people who lived during middle ages that islam is the truth

This question has been keeping me up at night.When the prophet (PBUH) preached islam in arab,he performed many miracles to convince them that this is the truth.The same is true for all other prophets....
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How the teaching of Islam explains why some people suffer and go to Hell etc?

Recently I read something like "If God is All Loving and God definitely has the power why doesn't he simply make everything good and stop all this suffering". Also I am pretty sure that I heard that "...
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Are you at fault for being misguided

If somebody respectable had told you something was halal when in fact it was haram but it was to late to reverse the damage who’s at fault? Was there anything like this that happened in the Quran? ...
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What does Islam says about the praying of crippled person?

In our daily life there are a number of people who have health issues and some are also disabled. They are having difficulties in walking, sitting or in some cases standing. As a Muslim we know that ...
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When talking about the hardened heart in Islam is it literal or figurative?

Is the hardened heart literal or figurative? Would you feel anything with a hardened heart like as if you're about to cough because you're heart feels some physical thing? Or is it figurative and you ...
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What is the commandment of Islam about the widow of shaheed?

As we know that shaheed have a great status in heaven and we believe according to our learning that shaheed always alive they never died. But according to the rules shaheed wife also called as widow ...
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Does sinning on purpose and stopping salah affect person rizq in Islam?

To be honest I use to pray and try not to sin and I had many pretty things in life. Now when I stopped salah and I admit i do small sins on purpose I start having problem sleeping at night and well I ...
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Is slavery allowed in islam? [duplicate]

Is slavery allowed in Islam if yes,can I own a slave today? Please explain me in detailed. Explain why this is the case also:Why islam didn't ban slavery even if it is a very bad system?
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Why did Allah make me a psychopath?

I grew up completely non practising, borderline agnostic. However as of late I have came to Islam with full certainty. Looking back, it has been beautiful. I’m aware that my question is rather black ...
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Do Muslims understand the English word “god” specific to Allah? What's right response to “may God be with you”?

Do Muslims understand the English word "god" specific to be Allah, or at least a neutral word not in exclusive use by any religion? If so, may I assume the God referred in "may God be with you" could ...
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Hellfire for unbelievers

Why does Allah punish unbelievers with hellfire for eternity, especially when he doesn't need to have anyone recognize or worship him? Edit:The real question is why did it Allah make it such that we ...
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I want to know, directly related with Islam, the importance of the 1,001 Arabian Nights:

As-salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh! May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be with you! What can we learn from 1,001 Arabian Nights about Islam, its importance, and any spiritual ...
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In Shia's Islam, is it possible to make Nikkah again with that person from we recently take divorce?

When a man had given divorce to his wife, recite all seegay ( that specific words by which divorce become properly valid ) and spent 3 months which gave the time for thinking "Is the decision of ...
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My friend loved a girl, but she passed. Will they have each other in heaven?

My good friend loved this girl for years and she loved him back just as much. They did not engage in any haraam act and hardly ever met. They wanted to marry soon but Allah took her away. Now my ...
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The “Is God careful?” Question

This is a simple philosophical question yet I'm not really sure about how to explain the answer : "Is God careful?" There are only two possible truth to this "yes" and "no". I don't know which one ...
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Is Al-Kafa'a (Compatibility) for Nikah in fact Racism and Casteism?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I found myself a bit queasy reading what the Great Imams and Scholars of Fiqh had to say regarding Al-Kafa'a. Here are some of their views, Imaam Abu ...
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Why punish sinners on earth (death sentence,jail etc) when they'l probablyl end up in Hell anyway?

It seems pointless to punish evil doers with earthly punishments when they will go to hell anyway for their bad deeds. I understand it's a good prevalent to prevent further crime but it seems strange ...

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