Questions tagged [islamic-philosophy]

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Can Allah create a rock that He can't lift?

If Allah has all the power and can do anything can he create something (e.g. a rock) that he himself can't lift? If the answer was no, it doesn't mean that he is not able to do something which ...
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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend wanted to pray Namaz but before that he had preformed an impure act. He didn't know at the time but he just preformed the obligatory Wudhu and went on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does Allah command women to cover themselves?

What exactly does it achieve? If a woman does not cover herself, how does that make her any less religious or less human? Some Muslims may say that it is degrading for a woman to show her body. Why ...
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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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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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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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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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Why creation of universe in 6 days

Why did it take Allah 6 days to create the universe? I know that Allah is independent of time, but I have trouble understanding why the creation of the universe took as long as it did. Please help ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can life be a Test if Allah is all-knowing?

How do we reconcile Quran [16:2] "Life is a test": [He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed - and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving - Quran [16:2] ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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