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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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what happens to the deceased?

So my friend had past away 3 weeks ago and that I only found out now. what are the stages for a deceased person and does he still consider as deceased?
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Is there any counter opinion to the user's answer to the given question? [closed]

I read this answer of user GoldBach and I also read MediSaif's answer to the same question. Though MediSaif's answer is really good, I feel a little bit shaken by GoldBach's answer. I mean I couldn'...
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Can I marry my grandfather's(my father's father) brother's son? [duplicate]

Can i marry my grandfather's (my father's father) brother's son? He s not my fathers own brother.. he s my grandfather's brother s son..
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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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What is the contrast between Al - Qahhar and Al - Qadeer

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Allah ta'ala is Al Qahhar ( The Dominant) and He ,Swt is Al Qadeer ( All Powerful) What is the difference between the two names of our Almighty Creator? Can one ...
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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

There's this cousin of mine, who claims that Allah sent him a message in the form of sound. Upon asking questions about it, he said that it wasn't Allah directly speaking to him but by the means of ...
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Animals mental abilities in Islam

Do animals have mind and are able to think, according to Islam teachings? Do animals have their own will including the will to make mistakes and sins and commit crimes? Are they able to differentiate ...
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Decision taken by order of parents

If mother says to do any work with one way and father says to do other ways but the work is same. what should be done the children to keep the respect of parents?? And also to keep the respect of ...
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Is wearing Christmas jumper forbidden?

Near Christmas the offices in Europe has Christmas jumper day. Is it allowed to wear something like Christmas jumper? I know it’s just a jumper but the fact it is “Christmas” and sort of participate ...
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Forget your sin and move forward

Should we forget our previous sin after true repntance as it is not allowing to move forward i m totally stucked always thinks about previou sin. I m not able to focus on my study what should i do??
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What the islam say about zakat for the person who has taken money as a loan from other person? [duplicate]

What the islam say about zakat in a condition when a person already has taken loan from other person and he/she didn't have enough money to return their loan?
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Is our souls, angles never destroyed when it create or why Allah does not finish devil when he disrespect the order of Allah? [duplicate]

My question is as we know that our body is nothing we are just because of our soul . Devil (iblees) disrespect the order of Allah and does not prostrate Adam (A.S). As we know that Allah is one and he ...
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On the existence of debate over fidelity of Quranic codices within the Islamic intellectual tradition

I have a question about whether or not a certain idea has ever been discussed within the Islamic intellectual tradition, and if so, which scholar(s) and/or school(s) of thought did so. The idea is as ...
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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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Wali (Friend) of Allah

Recently I’ve read online and seen in videos stories with the following premise: some of the most religious people have some sort of special connection with Allah where he always helps them and ...
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Is it Haram to work online? [closed]

Many people is working on internet working website by sitting in home on computer they earn money . Is it Haram or halal to work on internet ?
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In islam who is martyred between indian muslim soldiers and pakistani muslim soldiers?

There are muslim soldiers in india who are also on border and on the Pakistan border they are also muslim soldiers so who gets martyred when they fires on each other between indian muslim soldier and ...
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What is the theory of evolution in Islam? [closed]

What is the basic theory of evolution in Isalm? How can I describes the beginning of evolution after creation?
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How many time the name “Allah” comes in Holy Quran?

The name "ALLAH" comes in holy Quran how many time .
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Answer the call of prayer(Adan(azan)) for female

When I sit with my papa at the time of azan I noticed he read some kalma after every line of azan . I know its blessing for Muslims. Another thing islam not permit women's to recite azan is Islam gave ...
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Counter-argument to Jesus being the God-Man?

Muslims try to reason with Christians that you cannot have a God-Man, as it is impossible to be mortal and immortal at the same time or to have infinite knowledge and finite knowledge at the same time ...
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Why non-muslims are not allowed in mecca [duplicate]

I really didn't find a satisfactory answer to this question. Isn't the house of god should be open to everyone?
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Is it permission for a muslim to sing and listen music? [duplicate]

Is it permission for a muslim to sing song and listen music in islam..what music from islamic point of view and is not good then what punishment for that.
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Can I call a non-Muslim as “My Brother”?

If a Muslim lady works with non-Muslims, can she call the males as her brother out of respect. Does Islam give her permission to do so?
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Why God granted us free will, when He knows our final destinations?

There are things which I can’t understand in here. God has created everything according to His will, and knows already where we’re going. Questions: Why God has granted us free will when He knows ...
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When someone do a sin why is it said that it might happen that children of that person have to pay for it?

i have heard many people that if someone do a bad deed or commit a sin such as doing something bad to some other person. he will have to pay for it either in such a way that his childeren have to face ...
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What is the ruling on not liking God?

For example, you accept Islam and all of its rulings and teachings, acknowledge that it is the true religion and believes in the Shahadah, and everything, and you would even die for this religion ...
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What makes an item due to Zakat and why some kinds of wealth are not due for Zakat?

The first few things one may have in mind when thinking about Zakat are money, silver, gold and the zakat or sadaqah of fitr after Ramadan. Nevertheless we find that zakat must also be paid from ...
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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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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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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 ...