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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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What is behind the statement "Where it not 'Iyad the Maghrib would be unknown"?

There's a famous quote around al-Qadi 'Iyad القاضي عياض بن موسى, which is often mentioned: لولا عياض لما عُرف المغرب or لولا عياض ما عرف المغرب Which one may translate: Where it not 'Iyad the ...
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Which scholars say that the fast automatically is broken on sunset (maghreb)?

Reading this hadith: ... قَالَ ‏"‏ إِذَا رَأَيْتُمُ اللَّيْلَ أَقْبَلَ مِنْ هَا هُنَا فَقَدْ أَفْطَرَ الصَّائِمُ ‏"‏‏ It seems one could understand the hadith in two different ways; (1) as it is ...
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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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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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Which sunni scholars deny naskh tilawa (removed verses from the quran)?

I understand that most scholars believe in abrogated verses in the Quran, while they differ on the conditions needed to claim a verse to be abrogated. Some fully deny the theory of abrogation in the ...
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Which sunni scholars denied ijma'?

In this video, Adnan Ibrahim argues against Ijma'. He also quotes Imam Ahmed: "قال " من ادَّعى الإجماع فقد كذب ، وما يدريه لعل الناس اختلفوا Imam Ahmed said: "The one calling upon ijma' has lied!"...
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Is the sun orbiting the earth according to the majority salafi view?

In this youtube video, Sheikh salih al fawzan answers the question; "Does the sun orbit the earth?" Without a doubt, this is what the Quran is saying. {Quotes verse 36:38 "وَالشَّمْسُ تَجْرِي ...
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Four untrustworthy hadith narrators of hadith said by al Nasa'i?

assalaam alaykum I came across this statement by al Nasa'i where he mentions 4 people known to fabricate ahadeeths. Is he referring to Ibn Sa'd al-Baghdadi and number 4? (Muhammad bin Sa'id Syria?? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Islamic academics/experts on the Bible especially in original languages?

I'm looking for Muslims that produce scholarly literature (publications in peer-reviewed journals) on topics of Christianity and the Bible. I'm not really looking for a list of Muslim apologists, ...
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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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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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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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Did al-Qadi an-Nu'man write a book entitled "Al-Fiqh al-Akbar"?

Al-Qadi an-Nu'man القاضي النعمان or Abu Hanifa al-Nu‘man ibn Muhammad ibn Mansur ibn Ahmad ibn Hayyun al-Tamimi (died 974 CE/ 363 AH) the Isma'ili jurist and official historian of the Fatimid dynasty. ...
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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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Was the book Ar-Rawd an-Nadir (graduation of Albani) ever printed (at least as a revisal by another scholar)?

I could not find anything regarding (Ar-Rawd an-Nadir fi Tartib wa Takhrij Mu'jam as-Saghir - الروض النضير في ترتيب وتخريج معجم الطبراني الصغير) this question throughout the internet, except about ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...