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Splitting of the Moon By Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) [closed]

I have read about the incident wherein Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) split the moon in 2 and joined them back for the people to witness. I have heard a folklore that a king in the Indian Subcontinent ...
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The splitting of the moon: any metaphoric explanation?

Verse 1 of Surah Al-Qamar very clearly references the story of the moon being split. Mostly I hear the explanation that includes our prophet (PBUH) and the Quraish witnesses. However, I am also ...
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Does “nur” in Qur'an 71:16 mean “reflected light” or just “light”?

Regarding the verse 71:16: وَجَعَلَ ٱلْقَمَرَ فِيهِنَّ نُورًا وَجَعَلَ ٱلشَّمْسَ سِرَاجًا And made the moon therein a [reflected] light and made the sun a burning lamp I saw an Arab ...
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Is it unholy to represent the moon sideways like the horns of a cow? [closed]

In all the history of Islam, where is the moon represented with upwards points? When we see the clock above the tomb of Mohammad, we think: It looks like the horns of a bull! We do not understand ...
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Is this true that the behaviours of moon effects us? Is this believed in in islam?

My mother says when it's full moon or new moon, our body pain increases. Like the behaviour of moon affects us. She says that it is also believed in islam So can anyone please tell me if it's true ...