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Questions tagged [quran]

Questions about the Qur'an القرآن, the divine scripture revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Did Muhammad ever instruct anyone to write down the Quran or Hadith?

I am wondering if at any points during his lifetime he instructed people to write down the Quran and Hadiths or were they simply remembered and written down later voluntarily?
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Why is the same verse in 2:149 repeated in 2:150?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Can you please help me understand as to why in Surah Baqarah the verse 149 is repeated again in 150? So from wherever you go out [for prayer, O Muhammad] turn ...
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is there any complete list of sana'a manuscript difference with current Qur'an, in terms of meaning?

I came accross Sana'a publication by Sadeghi (Sana'a and The Origins of Qur'an), but he only conclude some example of textual variation with standard qur'an. Table 1 gives a few examples, in ...
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Where are the territories Dhul Qarnain travelled and where are the places where the sun rises and sets? [on hold]

I would very much like to know, how we may find out, where the above mentioned locations are. So I try to re-ask my questions in a different way: Would it be possible to calculate for example approx. ...
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Did Pharaoh's Sorcerers Believe or Not?

In surah 7:120 it says that the sorcerers believed in Musa as, but in surah 10:83 it says that none believed except for some children of his people. Do these contradict each other?
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What is meant by “froth” or “foam” in Quran aya 13:17?

What is meant by the following aya from transliteration.org : 'Anzala Mina As-Samā'i Mā'an Fasālat 'Awdiyatun Biqadarihā Fāĥtamala As-Saylu Zabadāan Rābīāan ۚ Wa Mimmā Yūqidūna `Alayhi Fī An-...
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What are some of the stories in the Quran that were proved today? [closed]

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, have the stories in the Quran, that are Yousef's, Nuh's, Moses' (PBUT), and the People of the Cave... been proved correct?
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Sura Az-Zumar, Ayah 53 interpretations

Quote from the Holy Qur'an: Az-Zumar (39:53) ۞ قُلْ يَا عِبَادِيَ الَّذِينَ أَسْرَفُوا عَلَىٰ أَنْفُسِهِمْ لَا تَقْنَطُوا مِنْ رَحْمَةِ اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ جَمِيعًا ۚ إِنَّهُ ...
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Lied about virginity to her husband

If a non virgin bride claims ,she had uterus problem in past and hospitalised for heavy bleeding that's how her virginity got lost though she was in complete relationship with her boyfriend got ...
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Who should you obey if your parents contradict each other?

As-Salamu alaykum brothers and sisters, my father told me not close my ears around people (I used to close them when I hear music), and my mother was once doing it to read Quran so she permits, and ...
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Clarification of Quran (67:5)

"And indeed We have adorned the nearest heaven with lamps, and We have made such lamps (as) missiles to drive away the Shayatin (devils), and have prepared for them the torment of the blazing Fire." ...
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Will someone get a reward if they helped someone memorize the Quran?

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I'd like to know... If you bought a Quran to your son, and your son memorized the Quran only throughout that Quran, will the father also get the same reward for ...
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Looking for some help in clarifying Chapter 2 verse 54 from Surat Al Bakarah

I picked up an english translation of the Qu'ran yesterday and began reading it. I have a question from The Bakarah 2:54 And recall when (on returning with this favour) Moses said to his people: “My ...
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if your life is messed up, how do you improve it using islamic teachings?

I know what I am asking is too much, I am not looking for life changing advises from people. What I am looking for is a few Quran verses and hadith which says about how to improve your life if it's ...
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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

There's this cousin of mine, who claims that Allah sent him a message in the form of sound. Upon asking questions about it, he said that it wasn't Allah directly speaking to him but by the means of ...
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Cleaning the houses of worship of the polytheists?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a Kaafir Majority country Does it befit a Muslim to go and clean the polytheist's stone idols and their temples as a sign of good will and show them support? ...
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What's the meaning of khamsa below jim waqf sign?

Assalamu'alaykum Wr Wb What's the meaning of khamsa (Hindu-Arabic number 5) below jim waqf sign? Appreciate your answer..thanks
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Do we make all those invocations supplications and dhikr when we read Koran (supplications of asking (our Lord give good things and protect us

Do we make all those invocations supplications and dhikr that are in the Koran when we read it like( our Lord give us good things in this world and the afterlife and protect us from the blazing fire. ...
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Is overpraising the Holy Quran shirk?

As-salamu alaykum brothers and sisters, as I've been writing I accidentally miswrote the Quran so I said astagfirullah, is this shirk or am I worrying too much? Edit: I mean is saying astagfirullah ...
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Quran Surah Anbiya Ayat 30 - a Rhetorical Question?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, "Do not the Unbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were joined together (as one unit of Creation), before We clove them asunder? We made from water ...
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Can i listen to Quran mp3 with earphones connected while driving my bike

Assalamu Alaikum, As mentioned in the subject, i would like to know whether i can listen to Al-Quran mp3 with my headphones connected while driving my two wheeler.
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Is Children of a Sayyida mother still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W?

Assalamualaikum, I have a question if a Children of a Sayyida mother with a non syed father is called mirza. Does mirza still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W (ahlul bait?) or is ...
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Will my sin be forgiven? [duplicate]

If we commit a sin, is it mentioned in the Qur'an or the hadith that it will be forgiven? Are there any conditions? Would they forgiven only if done in ignorance? What if we commit intentionally? Do ...
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I have commited a sin what should I do?

If we commit a sin, we're told to repent and ask forgiveness from Allah. Is there a prescribed way to do so? Is it mentioned in Qur'an or Hadith that something needs to be done, like say Asthagfar a ...
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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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What was the first know criticism of the relationship between Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Aisha?

I'm trying to find the first known sources of critics that criticized the relationship between Prophet Muhammad and Aisha (PBUH). Any information please?
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How to understand the conversation between the people in the hellfire and those in paradise in the qur'an?

In the qur'an we find a couple of verses which quote conversations between the people in Jahnnam أصحاب النار and those in al-Jannah أصحاب الجنة‎ like: And the companions of Paradise will call out ...
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Does Quran denies the fact of creatures living outside Earth? [duplicate]

In surah hud verse 6 Allah swt tells there is no creature on Earth that is not under the provision of Allah swt . Does it mean that it denies the fact that there are no creatures living besides the ...
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Why reminder to Righteous/Believers?

Assalamualaikum,, Why Quraan (69:48, And Indeed, The Quraan is reminder for righteous) is giving reminder to righteous, what does it mean, why a righteous need a reminder? Similarly, (51:55 ...
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Tafseer - Surah Furqan Verse 46

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Quran Surah 25 - Ayat 46 : Then We withdraw it (The Sun) to Ourselves , a gradual withdrawal? What does this Ayat mean? Where is the sun being withdrawn to? ...
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How were the Surahs of the Qur'an named?

I know maybe it's not a unfamiliar question in the Internet. I listened Islamic scholars such as Dr. Zakir - The idea that I've is that the names were created by humans to make more easy process's in ...
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Is there punishment for unawareness?

Lets say I made a mistake in an obligatory prayer and were unaware or I had a doubt but disregarded it, is my prayer then going to be accepted or on the Day of Judgement will I be punished for having ...
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Why does Allah sends weak people with many problems to this world?

There are some people in this world who don't have strength, skills and ability to live, survive and function in this world. I know a person who has many problems and he has failed in life completely....
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I'd like to know some more details on the table sent down to prophet 'Isa?

I've lately heard a lesson or lecture on the tafseer of the verses telling the story of the table which was sent down to prophet 'Isa () which is quoted in 5:112-115. The wording of the qur'an ...
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Interpretation of Surah 86:6 “Emerging from between the Backbone and ribs”

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Surah 86 (The Night Comer) says : 86:5 - So let man observe from what he was created. 86:6 - He was created from a fluid, ejected, 86:7 - Emerging ...
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Is it true that a person can not visit Masjid-al-haram (Mecca) or Masjid-al-nabawi (Medina) unless Allah SWT looks at him with mercy for 70 times?

I met a person in Medina who said that one can not visit this city unless Allah SWT looks at him 70 times with mercy? I am posting this question to check the authenticity of this? Does it have any ...
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Is it true that after a person returns from Hajj or Umrah, all his supplications (i.e. dua's) are accepted for 40 days?

I have heard that after a person returns from performing Hajj or Umrah, all of his supplications (dua's) are accepted for 40 days. My question is that is this piece of information authentic? Does it ...
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was buraq a flying horse?

On searching revelant hadith I found that the creature travelled on land. Faintly remember reading a hadith where Jibril held prophets hand and asceneded him into heavens. My larger question is was ...
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Children die of Poverty, Yet ALLAH tells us that ALLAH will provide for them. I am confused?

[b/Israel 17:31] And do not kill your children, fearing poverty; We shall provide sustenance to them as well as to you; indeed killing them is a great mistake. ALLAH says that ALLAH will provide ...
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Animals mental abilities in Islam

Do animals have mind and are able to think, according to Islam teachings? Do animals have their own will including the will to make mistakes and sins and commit crimes? Are they able to differentiate ...
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Can someone tell me which Quran/Mushaf is it?

I was watching a documentary on Yemen, more specifically in Hadramawt, Tarim and I came across this Mushaf. I love it so much. But I do not know which muahaf is it and where to buy it. I would ...
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References for Systematic Theology in Islam?

I am looking for a "systematic theology" for Islam ideally in English but Arabic would also do. This is different than the tafsir or anything like that. In this case, a systematic theology is an ...
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Decision taken by order of parents

If mother says to do any work with one way and father says to do other ways but the work is same. what should be done the children to keep the respect of parents?? And also to keep the respect of ...
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What's the literal meanings of the word “Imam”?

I'd like to know what the potential meaning(s) of this word "Imam"? Or are this ones described by Mustafa Khattab (in the *) possible and enough. For example in the aya 17:71 we have: ˹Beware of˺ ...
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Interpretation of the verse 34:19

In 34:19 why did the People of Saba' prayed to God to lengthen the distance between their journeys?
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How do we know how to perform salat?

where does our knowledge of rulings concerning salat comes from. What are the relevant hadiths and Quran verse that tells us how to perform salat And How do we know which part of salat is fard and ...
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What is the evidence of praying nafal in the masjid?

They hanged a notice in our local masjid that we have to empty it within 15 minutes of prayer. We want to pray nafal, read Quran, talim etc. in the masjid. What is the evidence in Quran and Sahih ...
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What is the evidence of praying nafal from Maghrib to Isha in the masjid?

I heard a Hadith (in brief) that Hudaifa (ra)'s mother sent him to prophet Muhammed (pbuh). He went in Maghrib. prophet Muhammed (pbuh) continued praying till Isha. After that he Hudaifa (ra) talked ...
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What is the source for this “deeds transfer” story?

I have been told this story multiple times by Muslims, and I am looking for the source for this story. The story goes something like this: There is a guy with many more bad deeds than a good deeds, ...
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Can a husband give blood to his wife?

My cousin's wife gave birth to a child and at that time she needs blood urgently, her husband(my cousin) gave blood to her. But later on some of people said them, that it is not permissible in islam(...