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

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Is there advice on what a woman should do during pregnancy?

Women are a bit more concerned about their daily tasks during pregnancy since their actions would affect their child in many ways. Is there anything on this matter in Quran and Ahadith?
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What is tajweed? Is it necessary to learn or is it just recommended?

There are some sources about tajweed rules and learning them is recommended. But what is tajweed? Is it a set of rules for only reading Quran or general for Arabic? I learned the Arabic alphabets ...
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What does Islam say about reading the Quran in a language other than Arabic?

Is it necessary to read the Quran in Arabic? I have learned from elders and also seen many videos stating that understanding the meaning of the Qur'an is more important than just reading it. As i don'...
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Which is the most appropriate place to store or keep the Qur'an?

I have heard people say to keep it at a height and not at a very low place. See the diagram below. 3, 4, 5 would obviously be permissible (provided my hands reach 5) but can I keep at 1 & 2? ...
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What is the meaning of Arabic letters in the begining of some suras?

For example, Al-Baqara begins like this: الٓمٓ ﴿١﴾ ذَٰلِكَ ٱلْكِتَـٰبُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ And also, Ya-Sin begins like this: يسٓ ﴿١﴾ وَٱلْقُرْءَانِ ٱلْحَكِيمِ What ...
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Any evidence in Qur'an of a word of Allah to Muhammad (pbuh) out of Qur'an?

Is there any evidence in Qur'an that there was a word from Allah to Muhammad(pbuh) that is not included in Qur'an? I couldn't find an evidence. Also as Qur'an includes even Prophet's private life ...
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Do ghosts exists according to Quran or Islam?

When I asked this question to a Masjid cleric, I never got a satisfactory answer. There is a lot of research going on this field. There are many Television shows that prove Ghost exists. But Science ...
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Does the Holy Quran gives the concept of flat earth?

This question is not related to these two verses only. These are just for reference. Many searchers say Islams give the concept of flat earth which is contrary to what it is. Sura An-Naziat (79:30)...
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What does the Quran say about homosexuality?

Does the Quran explicitly prohibit homosexuality? Why? Please cite specific verses which say something about homosexuality.
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What does Qur'an or Hadith says regarding the correct methods of disposing the Qur'an?

To dispose of the Qur'an, some claim it should be: Burned, or Wrapped in a clean piece of cloth and buried, or Disposed of in a flowing river. Please give a reference to the Qur'an or Hadith ...
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How should I spell "Quran" in English? [closed]

At least Koran, Coran, Quran, and Qur'an are alternate English spellings for the name of the religious texts. Is there a preferred spelling, and if so why? I've seen, for example, some discussion ...
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