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Do Muslim sources address the topic of aliens?

Is the topic of extraterrestrial life discussed in Muslim sources? Could/should theoretical aliens become Muslims? What types of legal issues would arise if aliens made contact with people? For the ...
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At what age does a person become an adult in Islam?

From Hidaya Foundation: The person should be Muslim, adult, sane, free (not a slave). They must posses a certain minimum amount of extra wealth (called nisab), fully owned by them in excess of ...
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Can an Imam interrupt a prayer for some reason?

I would like to know if it is possible for an Imam in congregation to interrupt the prayer for some reasons. For example some of the praying believers have been attacked or a he's hearing murmur or ...
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Forgot I am fasting and realized after eat almost a meal

I started my first day of shawal's 6 days fasting, alhamdulaylah, but in the middle of the morning I totally forgot that I was fasting because I was so busy in the work that I ate at least two bananas,...
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What are counter arguments for those who do not admit to the laws of a secular countries?

I am from a secular country; our constitution has no element of sharia law in it. Sometimes I see that our brothers do not respect and do not follow the laws of our country. Usually these brothers ...
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Reference of Qunoot Nazila of Umar (RA)

I want reference of the following Qunoot Nazila of Umar (RA). The reference to the image is : https://central-mosque.com/index.php/Acts-of-Worship/qunut-nazilah-special-collective-supplication-at-...
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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as "this science is a religion"?

This question is related to How scientific are Hadith sciences?, and was prompted by the answer to Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran? which was ...
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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

The definition of an orphan is: An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός orphanós) is a child whose parents are dead or have permanently abandoned the child I've seen Islamic websites which say that an ...
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The Hadith regarding "Ya Sariyya al-jabal", is it authentic or daif or False

Can anyone please give me the reference/source of the following Hadith and let me know the teaching of it: Sayyidina Abdullah ibn Umar narrates that his father Sayyidina Umar was delivering the ...
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What hadith mentions the ten companions (al-'Ashara al-Mubashara) in Jannah?

I have read somewhere that Prophet (SAW) himself told the good news to ten (10) of his companions that they will have a place in Jannah. These ten companions are called al-'Ashara al-Mubashara (العشرة ...
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Looking for references for meat to be valid only if a muslim or ahlu kitab slaughters it

Where ever I read, be it here at stackexchange, or other websites or books, I cannot find any references that really support the claim that the one slaughters animals has to be a muslim (or from ahlu ...
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Is there a source for "Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa"?

I often hear the following quote (or similar quotes): من قال لا أدري فقد أفتى Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa (opinion) -My own translation- I'd like to know whether this ...
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What should I do if I had a nightmare according to the Quran or Hadith?

If I had nightmares, what should I do? What can I do to avoid nightmares? Please provide answer from Quran or Hadith.
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Reference of a hadith about the night prayer of The Prophet pbuh

I needed the reference of a hadith to complete this answer. Many of us have heard of a well-known hadith where the tahajjud salah of our beloved Prophet PBUH was described by a sahaba, where he ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad (saws) use humor with those around him?

Are there any rules on joking in Islam? Are there any specific verses of the Qur'an or Hadiths regarding joking?
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Can Jinns possess humans?

Mentally retarded people from the Muslim community are said to be possessed by Jinns. Is it true or is this a myth? References would be appreciated.
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Is there any evidence for setting the Islamic calendar through calculations only?

A few years ago ISNA and FCNA came out with a strange position on how to set the Islamic calendar. Traditionally, the only two opinions have involved actual sighting of the moon to officially declare ...
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What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad?

I have heard this from many places that Jihad means struggle and spiritual struggle is greater Jihad. I was chatting with my cousin yesterday and I said to him that the best jihad is controlling your ...
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Looking at other's awrah is a sin. But specifically speaking, what is the level of intensity of this sin? What do the Qur'an and Hadith indicate about this matter? I saw somewhere that Rasulullah (S....
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Is it sunnah to eat dates before going to eid al-Fithr prayer?

Asslamu alaikum, Is it sunnah to eat dates before going for eid al-Fithr prayer? Any references for that? Jazak Allah Khair
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Is there any report that our Prophet (ﷺ) prayed more than one Salah with a single wudu?

As the title of my question says: Is there any report that our prophet SAW (PBUH) performed one Wudu' and prayed more than one Salah with it?
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Was the body of Prophet Muhammad SAW decomposing?

According to one Hadith : The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Verily, Allah has forbidden the Earth to consume the bodies of the Prophets.” (Sunan Abî Dâwûd (1047), Sunan al-Nasâ’î (1374), and ...
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Hadith or verses saying killing a lizard is a reward

Is there any hadith or verse that says to kill a lizard has a reward?? I want some hadith or verses related about killing a lizard.
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Refrence of hadith of three cave people

What is the refrence of hadith of three cave people who prayed to Allah through refrence of their past good deeds and then they got out of cave
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Is niyyat for ghsul needed?

Everytime I do ghsul for janaabat I sit in the bathtub and keep repeating the niyyat in my heart and it take me around an a hour to be fully satisfied with my niyyat... (I think I'm kind of having OCD ...
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Conflict of personality

Is calling Shia and Wahhabis non Muslims, calling lavish Quran kawanis (collective reading naats) etc, I am opposed to it as I have believe that Allah should be only one who has right to call anyone ...
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Looking for a hadith about feeding 10 by 10 sahabah until they got full up?

In the following fatwa -see here in Arabic- sheikh ibn Baz quotes a hadith -which seems familiar to me- saying that during the battle of al-Ahzaab the sahabi Jabir ibn 'Abdullah al-Ansari () جابر بن ...
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Is there any description of the Creature from earth which will appear at the end times?

A couple of years ago I've read an article where the author was saying that some scholars of the late 19th or at the beginning of the 20th century when seeing an automobile gave a fatwa saying that ...
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