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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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What does Islam says about the praying of crippled person? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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Is it true in Islam, what goes around comes around?

Is it true in Islam that: "what goes around comes around?" If someone does something to you which brings harm or benefit, will the same thing happen to that individual that brought you that harm or ...
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Why does God let people kill each other?

We are all here in this world to pass our test, and the other world will be the result of our deeds in this world, right?? Then if God gave us the chance of test here in this world. Why did he gave ...
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Where can I find the tafsir of Avicenna?

Corbin, in his History of Islamic Philosophy quotes from the Tafsir of Avicenna, on Surah 113: I seek refuge in the Lord of Day break (verse 1). Avicenna writes: This means: I seek refuge ...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Why is pork forbidden in Islam?

Is there a reason behind pig/pork/boar being forbidden in Islam? What is this reason? How is it justified, and what are the benefits of it in day-to-day life?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Going beyond the 5 known senses?

In the Jewish religion, there are some who practice something called kabbalah, I don't mean the celebrity stuff, but the real kabbalah. Here's a quick overview: www.youtube.com Basically, they say ...
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What is the relationship between heart and mind?

I need to know the relation between our heart and mind according to Islam. When we think bad does it has an effect on our spiritual heart and our soul? Like thinking of kufr shirk and sins. But as ...
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What should be a Muslim's attiutude towards the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, mindfulness and zen buddhism?

I am a practicing Muslim who tries his best (with several shortcomings)to live a life of servitude to Allah (swt). Recently my brother introduced me to the teachings of Eckhart Tolle through the book ...
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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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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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Why does Islam permit slavery?

Asking from a non-Muslim's viewpoint, if Islam preaches equality, then why does it permit slavery?
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Why Islam banned wine in four steps and not in one step?

There are four different verses about banning wine. Islam firstly said do not pray while you are drunk. And step by step made harder rule. Then, finally said wine is Haraam. Why not in just one step?...
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Evil life compared to a good life

Salam, My question is imagine person A has committed sins all their life and major sins but is muslim still and person B is God fearing, sincere, does all the islamic obligations. So the good deeds ...
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Matters which are in doubt of being Haram or Halal?

Throughout a persons life we may encounter situations where we have to make choices and we may not be sure of these choices of being Halal or Haram, we may try and apply logic to apply this through ...
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If someone is executed under Sharia Law, are they granted heaven exclusively in the afterlife? [closed]

If a man (or women) is punished to death for some cardinal sin dictated to such punishment under sharia law, upon his death, in his afterlife will the soul be granted heaven exclusively? I think it ...
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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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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 Haneefah (RA) ...
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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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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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