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When I was a kid, I jokingly asked someone to prostrate to me

When I was a child, me, and my friend were playing, when I took something from him for fun. Then he started begging me to give it. Then, I don't know why, but I told him to prostrate to me if he ...
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Accidental Prostration of Forgetfulness

I accidentally prostrated before the salams when I was meant to do it after. I did the prostration of forgetfulness after as well.Is my orayer valid or do I have to repeat it?
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What is the entire meaning of Surah Hajj, verse 77?

Assalamu alaikum, I just read about various benefits of prostration, and just came through this verse: O you who believe! Bow down, prostrate yourselves, and adore your Lord; and do good, that you ...
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Is Allah negotiating with Iblis (Satan) in Quran 15:34-44?

Surah 15, ayah 26-44 of the Holy Quran describes the angel Iblis (Satan) refusing to prostrate before the Prophet Adam. Allah, responds by cursing Iblis (15:34-44): The Lord said: "Then get out of ...
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Why were the Angels told to prostrate to Adam (AS)?

We are only allowed to prostrate to Allah (swt) otherwise we are committing shirk. Then why were the Angels told to make sajda / go down to sujood for Adam (AS)? Also Yousuf (AS) saw a dream that ...
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How is Qur'an 13:15 justified?

And unto Allah (Alone) falls in prostration whoever is in the heavens and the earth, willingly or unwillingly, and so do their shadows in the mornings and in the afternoons. 13:15 http://quran.com/13/...
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How should I perform prostration of forgetfulness (sujuud al-sahw) when I forget one rak'a in prayers

I was leading the Isha prayer. I forgot the last raka and the people reminded me by saying 'Subhan Allah'. So, I got up and completed that raka and I did the taya. When the taya was complete I did 2 ...
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Is prostrating an act of worship?

Would the act of prostrating (making sajda) be worship in of itself? I have been thinking about this issue and I would say it does not because Prophet Yaqoub did it to his son Prophet Yousef. ...
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Is bowing in martial arts forbidden?

I, before converting to Islam used to take part in weekly Tae Kwon do classes. These kept me fit, taught be discipline as well as focus. I would be interested in taking up another martial art, but I'm ...