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What is the Islamic response to where you are born/culture mainly determines whether you are Muslim?

I said the word “mainly” because there are exceptions but I’ve seen a video that is getting quite famous about how where you are born/the culture you are raised in mainly determines your religious ...
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Is it permissible to work as a sales rep in this case?

Assalamu Alikoum I work as a sales representative (I get a commission for each deal closed) for a marketing agency and this agency promotes projects and each project is different, some projects have ...
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Did some Scholars equate ḍarūrah with Ikrah?

I was reading this statement by a Scholar That some of them (People of Knowledge) do not differentiate between ikrāh (compulsion) and ḍarūrah (necessity), so they make what is permitted in the case of ...
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786 number auspicious and spiritual in Islam religion [duplicate]

If i am not wrong the number 786 is considered auspicious in Islam. Are there spiritual aspects for the same in Islam religion and any references of the number 786 in the Holy Quran?
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What happend, or where is the complete collection of Al Bukhari's original work

It is known that Al Bukhari in his lifetime collected over 600.000 hadiths, and filtered them, resulting in 6 volumes with around 8.000 hadiths. What happend to his original 600.000 hadiths?
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Will scholars get a sin on a disputed topic if they are wrong?

Assalamualaikum, I actually always had this question, if we take a disputed topic like masturbation or any other topic like this where scholars have divided opinion, some says that particular act is ...
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What are deeds of heart?

Assalamualaikum, i actually wanted to know what is deeds of heart? I heard a lot of scholars say that if a person doesn't have deeds of heart, he basically doesn't have faith, so what is good deeds of ...
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What to do when scholars are divided on an opinion?

I wanted to know what to do when scholars are divided on an opinion? Sometimes whenever I search whether a thing is halal or haram, scholars are divided on the opinion, some say it's halal, some say ...
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Can anybody provide me Ibn Taymiyyah's book al-Aqidah al-Waasitiyyah as PDF, please?

When I've come acrossed the famous book of Shaykh al-Islām Ibn Taymiyyah which is Al-Aqidah al-Waasitiyyah (The Creed to the People of Wāsiṭ), it become a dream of mine that at any cost I need to ...
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Are any of the Sahaba considered 'neurodivergent' by modern scholars?

My motivation for this question is to find more example and role models who are similar to me and people I know. I'm interested in the opinion of scholars of Islam only, especially those verses in the ...
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Is this Du'a after Wudu proven to be Sahih or Da'if?

Before posing my specific question, I would like to state that there is obviously a great difference to ask about a narration's authenticity which is discussed to be either Hasan or Da'if. ...
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Pieces of paper with sacred names

Assalamu Alaikum There were names of Allah written on pieces of paper which I placed inside a cupboard. What is the ruling on a person who stands on the cupboard knowing that there are papers with ...
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Which are the scholars that are most known and proficient in the field of "Dreams" in Islam, and what are the most popular islamic books for this?

I definitely know that the theme of "Dreams" in Islam is one of the most difficult and challenging topics. Only few were/are able to dive into this field of science and I also understand ...
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Can someone help me find where these Ibn Taymiyyah quotes come from?

There are two quotes from Ibn Taymiyyah that have been floating around the internet for a while. One supposedly comes from a work known as "Sheik of the Muslims" (vol. XII, p. 101). The ...
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Reference and authenticity of this Quote?

I was reading Sean.W.Anthony book of The Expeditions: An Early Biography of Muhammad and i came Across this: "ʿAbd al-Razzāq would remark that he never once saw Maʿmar with a book, except for a ...
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Is this narration authentic?

Ibn 'Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) said: The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, "If anyone constantly seeks pardon (from Allah), Allah will appoint for him a way out of every distress and a ...
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Is this Du'a authentic and who classified it?

Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: 'Whoever says "Astaghfirullahal ‘Azim Alladi La Ilaha illa Huwal Hayyul Qayyumu wa atubu ilayh" five times, his sins will be forgiven, even if ...
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Finding a Quote from Ibn Hazm?

I was reading something and then i came across this "Lastly, the Imāms of Najd cite a quote by Ibn Hazm which briefly states that the Sahābah were excused due to certain mistakes, but if someone ...
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Dhikr for which Allah forgives sins in the day and night, hasan or gharib (commentary)?

There are two ahadith regarding the Dhikr: "Allahumma Asbahna Nush-hiduka Wa Nush-hidu Hamalata Arshika..." to say it once and four times. I want to know specifically for the hadith ...
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Did Malik really sell the roof of his house in order to study?

Until a few days ago I've heard to similar or identical statements about two different, but related scholars one saying: Imam Malik sold the roof of his house in order to study. Another saying: ...
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What should we do when we get to know that our mother is doing something wrong? Should we talk to her or stay silent? [duplicate]

What should I do with regards to Islamic Point of view when my mother is doing something wrong. Please answer my question.
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Would abu al-Hassan al-Asha'ari regard himself as among the Asha'arites?

The Ash'arite أشعرية‎ or Asha'irah ٱلْأَشَاعِرَة are a known theoligcal sect of creed that refers by name to abu al-Hassan al-Asha'ary and most of its followers can be found among followers of the ...
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What hadith is this?

T.P Hughes, in his Dictionary on Islam, quotes a hadith from Bukhari which he claims is found on Pg. 1127 line 7.' "The Imam Muhammad Isma'il al-Bukhari (p. 1127, line 7), records that Ibn Abbas ...
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Is the commentary by Ibn kathir about the abrogation of 2:256 real?

This is Ibn kathir tasfir. Allah says: "There is no compulsion in religion", meaning: do not force anyone to embrace Islam, because it is clear and its proofs and evidences are manifest. ...
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How do I see hadith ratings/clasfications specifically by Sheikh Al-Albani

Sunnah.com sometimes will say (Al-Albani) or (Darussalam) how do I find classifications (For hadiths) by specifically Al-Albani? Personally, I want to see his ruling on a hadith in Bukhari.
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What are the levels of Islamic scholarship?

What is the highest level of Islamic scholarship and how does one acquire it? Is it a mujtahid mutlaq? I hear many terms mujtahid mutlaq, mujtahid, Mufti, mufasir, muhadith etc Wouldn’t you have to ...
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is my fast broken if i accidentally swallow water during wudu

after waking up for suhoor i was busy figuring out if something is haram so when i went to pray fajr there was 5 mins left and i went to go make wudu and while i was making wudu when i washed my mouth ...
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is my fast broken if i might have had dry sperm

when i woke up my penis was hard i went to eat suhoor but i felt something in my penis so i went to check and there was nothing in my underwear so i went to pee and i noticed white dry tiny things ...
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Doubts of purity and impurity

Asalamu alaykum. I have this problem with doubts that I would like to clarify. Whenever I wash myself either after urinating or passing stool. The water from private part drips on either my foot or my ...
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Is drawing human is haram in islam without selling purpose or intention of compete with Allah?

Drawing is just my hobby. After drawing I like to store them in my closet. I heard that drawing human is haram because it can lead to worshipping and it also means copying Allah's creation. But I don’...
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Since I am a videographer I have a question

would it be haram for me to film events such as weddings or places where alcohol is consumed and music played if I don't take part?
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What are journals for islamic studies publications?

In which journals are Islamic studies published. I have come this, but was not aware of a journal system in which Islamic studies are published. In which ones can one subscribe?
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Who are the so called "seven" scholars of Medina?

It is often mentioned that Sa'id ibn al-Mussayib سعید بن المسیب was one of the 7 scholars or fuqahaa' of Medina. My guess is that this refers to scholars of the age of the followers (at-Tabi'yn ...
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Cheating throughout university [closed]

My circumstances are a little specific. I would like to ask if I should quit university in order to attain halal income instead. It has been about 5 years since I started university, I have more or ...
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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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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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If spouse is not righteous wat should we do

Assalamualaikum.. In today's post of Dr. Zakir Naik on Facebook is as below 👇👇👇 "Surrounding yourself with righteous people is one of the best ways to increase Imaan. If your friends don't ...
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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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Did Ibn Hajar Really Rejected The Narrations of Al-Amash through Abu Muawiyyah bin Abdur Rahman?

Al-Amash is a reliable narrator who is found in Bukhari HERE. However, I have read in an online source that Ibn Hajar has rejected the narrations of Al-Amash in which he quoted Abu Muawiyyah bin Abdur ...
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I shouted at my mother due to anger and I’m regretting the thing I did [closed]

Salam alikum , I’m not that good at English so pardon me. I don’t have a good relationship with my mother. I usually get yelled at every useless thing , I get scolded , I get to listen harsh words ...
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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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Did ibn Tayymiyah indirectly allow fasting 31 days of Ramadan?

Once I've heard a lesson from a scholar in a mosque. And he pretended that ibn Taymiyyah held the opinion that a person must start fasting Ramadan with the community and the people at the location he ...
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Is it haram to follow the fatwas of contexualist/modernist scholars? [closed]

Is it haram to follow the fatwas of contexualist/modernist scholars? Is contexualisation allowed when interpreting verses? One example is Khaled Abou El Fadl who issued a fatwa some years ago saying ...
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Who is Abu Zinad and Al-Araj in Imam Malik's Muwatta?

In a few narrations in Imam Malik's muwatta, a sanad from Malik to Abu Hurayra, through Abu Zinad and al-Araj, is present. An example is hadith 66 in book 2: وَحَدَّثَنِي عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ أَبِي ...
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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 are characteristics or qualifications of a righteous scholar of religion in Islam?

Inspired by this question, which was closed down due to being judgemental about groups of people, I decided to ask it in a general voice. What are the characteristics and qualifications of religious ...
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Scholars nowadays seem to have a reservoir of knowledge and brain on islamic sciences. Why then are the first 3 generations the most knowledgeable?

The scholars of Islam now days study Islam 16 hours a day. They read so many books that they seem to have a reservoir of brain. They read so many tafsirs, fiqh, akide and study in details even a ...
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Are abrogated verses in the Lawh-al-Mahfuz (Stone Tablets)?

The Quran is preserved in the stone tablets near Allah: Rather it is a glorious Qurʾān, in a preserved tablet.(85:21-22) Abrogation is considered a way in which Allah changes or replaces some of ...
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Is there any english translation of Al Tarikh Al Kabir available?

I need to know exactly what is the content of this Bukhari's extensive work. Thought have searched the whole internet and couldn't find one. Just curious why this precious book, authored by best ...
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Can Shi'a tafseer books be categorized in similar categories as those of Sunni scholars?

Mainly Sunni's make a distinction between two main categories of tafseer works: tafsir bi-al-ma'thur (Arabic: التفسير بالمأثور‎, literally 'received tafsir', also known as tafsir bi-al-riwaya Arabic: ...
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