Questions tagged [islamic-philosophy]

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The evidence for Islam being true [closed]

Often when asked for evidence lots of people point out science or maths or english or philosophy. This article by IslamQA on maths https://islamqa.info/en/69741 shows that these miracles are biased. ...
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100 times more sex in paradise?

I find the following very concerning: A man will be given the strength of a hundred men to eat, drink, feel desire and have sexual intercourse. “Verily, the dwellers of Paradise, that Day, ...
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What justifies having children if there is a possibility that they will suffer eternally in hell? [duplicate]

One of the subjects which I have been perplexed about is the conflict between procreation and antinatalism. Islam places great emphasis on the family unit and raising children. Of course, this is in ...
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Are islam and antinatalism compatible?

Is islam and antinatalism compatible? https://www.minds.com/newsfeed/1110017504393457664
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Does antinatalism apply more strongly to Muslims and Islam? [closed]

Hypothetically if you knew you future children would go to hell, would you bring them into existence? https://www.minds.com/newsfeed/1110017504393457664
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What justifies having children if there is a possibility that they will suffer eternally in the afterlife?

One of the subjects which I have been perplexed about is the conflict between procreation and antinatalism. Islam places great emphasis on the family unit and raising children. Of course, this is in ...
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Is Allah subjective or objective?

I was believing in Allah objectively praying and leading my intentions and my heart according to all thy divine rules expecting love and light and guidance etc... But when I back to read my reality ...
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How does one ensure the narrative of evolution is compatible with the Qu'ran?

Evolution, as a theory describes how life arose on Earth; it draws a genealogical tree connecting all forms of life with Man included. The physiognomy of animals hints at a certain relationship; and ...
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I am asking about fasting

I got a call from my country that the moon have signed there and my zone we fast with Saudi Arabia no moon have been and I eat after the azan and I was later told that we should fast . If I fast is it ...
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About loving the one more

Recently i red one of rumi poem but now i can't recall the name of that poem, in that poem in last lines itvwas mentioned that the one who love another person more than Allah.there love will be ...
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Are we allowed to save money in Islam?

I've heard that Allah does not like someone who stores his money and do not spend on poor. I think this is based on the verses 104:1-2: Woe to every scorner and mocker Who collects wealth and ...
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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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Rewarding the person who helps catch a thief, Islamic or not?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a scenario where a Muslim has something of his stolen, and another Muslim brother comes along and informs him of the thief and his whereabouts and gives a ...
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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 is the concept of araf?

I have studied about "araf". It is place between heaven and hell . I have asked for scholars and there is lot of different views about it . Some say it place for those who did not get to heaven or ...
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Is Being Judgemental based on Quran Hadith Allowed?

A Muslim judging between right and wrong is not the same as Allah’s judgement and both should be kept separate from each other. Allah knows what people think and what their intentions are. We don’t. ...
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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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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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Are credit card users entitled to zakat due to debt?

I have a close relative who on the slightest pretext swipes the credit card to make payments of purchases or medical bills. Due to which this family is constantly under debt. Can we relatives help ...
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Does Allah exist in life forms?

Does Allah exist in all life forms like animals, plants or human? (Pervades everywhere?)
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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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Is it allowed to use utensils which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it?

I want to know that can I use a utensil which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it? If it is forbidden then why?
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Will it possible to have in Jannah your own galaxy or universe? [closed]

It came my mind and I want ask that it is possible to wish or have your own galaxy or even your own universe in Jannah? as it possible that Jannah is located one multiverse or parallel universe? As ...
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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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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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What is Kalam according to Islam?

What is Kalam according to Islam? I have already checked the Wikipedia entry about it but it is still vague to me. Please explain this concept with examples.
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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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What is the reason behind why those who reject belief in Allah are going to hell?

I know that non-muslims are going to be denied paradise, but my question is what is the justification behind their disbelief being worthy of eternal torment?
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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 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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Why prophet PBUH has married more than four wife?

Assalamu Alaikum, I heard that prophet Muhammad has married many(9 to 13 I'm not sure) wives. We read in the Quran:4:3 that we must don't have more than 4 wives. Allah says: وَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ ...
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Is `13` unlucky in Islam

I found that in some cultures or religions people think that the number 13 is an unlucky number, I'm wondering if this is accepted in Islam or not? and why?
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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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How is “Allah burdens not a person beyond his scope” compatible with people dying in natural disasters?

Allah burdens not a person beyond his scope. -- Qur'an 2:286 (Muhsin Khan translation.) I'm trying to get a better grasp as to what this means. People die in natural disasters, so logically it seems ...
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Are girls/women mahrams of/to each other?

I want to know are all the girls/women mahrams of/to each other? If yes, then can a group of girls travel on their own without a male-mahram?
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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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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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Why can't I find proof for Islam that I can see for myself?

Before I start, please note that I'm a Muslim and have always been one. I pray regularly without missing a single Salah. I'm not a rebellious person who's just trying to prove islam wrong either. And ...
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Is miracle considered the fundamental proof of the validity of the Qur'an?

The validity of the Qur'an seems to hinge on the miracle of its beautiful language, the miracle of accurate prophecies, the miracle of there being no contradictions, etc. Are there any Islamic ...
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Why is Quran a miracle?

Is it true that the Quran is a miracle of eternity? What are the signs of miraculousness of the Qur'an now? What is extraordinary in this book that I can now understand and wonder now? If this is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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