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Are there any verses in quran about “18 thousand worlds”?

Are there any verses in quran about 18 thousand worlds? People usually call Allah "Lord of 18 thousand worlds". What's a metter? Why do we say like this?
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What nation did Allah order to destroy where a believer lived?

I heard it from my father during childhood. I need the reference, especially the name of the nation and the reference in Islamic books. The incident is A nation had reached with the highest state ...
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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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Who claimed that “and planned that which they were not to attain” (9:74) refers to abu Sufyan and his son Mu'awiyah?

Allah () said in surat at-Tawba: They swear by Allah that they did not say [anything against the Prophet] while they had said the word of disbelief and disbelieved after their [pretense of] Islam ...
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Which scholars praise the current Psalms?

Wikipedia says: The current Psalms are still praised by many Muslim scholars. Since the Zabur is corrupted, I wondered which scholars, if any, actually praise this corrupted Psalms. Question: ...
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Skipping confussion about First Qibla of Islam

One subject is not clear to me that prophet muhammad (sm) prayed for 16 or 17 months to Al-Aqsa as Qibla but not 13 years. Then at that time what was the muslim's Qibla? we know that Qabah was the ...
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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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Hadith forbidding the killing of Monks

I am looking for the Hadith reference with the following words "Do not kill monks in monasteries and do not kill those sitting in places of worship" ( Musnad Ahmad)
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Isnaad of an Athar

Assalamou 'Alaikum. Some people say that the following saying does not have a chain of narration : The Tabei Mujahid said: Istawa (meaning) : Rose (alaa) above the Throne. Ref Sahih al ...
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Is it required to stand in salah with your toes pointing toward Qibla?

Is there any Hadith where we should stand with our toes pointing straight ahead towards Qibla (not outwards as some people naturally stand) similar to when in prostration you should have the toes bent ...
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What is Shab E Barat and what is its reality in Islam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Special worship on the night of mid-Sha'ban What is the significance of Shab-e-barat in Qur’an and Hadith? People of our town cook sweet dishes on the night of 15th ...
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Who says that the Eid khotba is a single sermon and who says two and what are their evidences?

In the last few years I've learnt that there's a difference among scholars about the amount of sermons or sermon parts of the khotba of the Eid's. Apparently some scholars hold the opinion that Eid ...
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What is the authenticity of the du'a “O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan”?

Many Muslim scholars or at least Imams of Jumu'ah prayer use to say this du'a (supplication): O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان ...
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What dua's and dhikrs are recommended to recite when going to sleep?

I'd like to know about what kinds of du'a and dhikr are recommended to perform when one wants to go to sleep? I'm sure there's a whole lot, I don't expect a full list, but a refrenced and sourced one....
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Which school of fiqh recommends this recitation in witr prayer?

A few years ago i have been told that it is recommended to recite after the fatiha in shaf'a and witr or 3 rak'a witr prayer the following surahs: 1st raka'a of shaf'a: surah al-A'la (87). 2nd raka'a ...
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In what cases (if any) is it allowed to pray during a congregation in front of an Imam?

If we pray in the masjid al-Haram, we may face the situation that we could face the Imam during the congregation prayer or even pray in front of him (the Imam prays behind us). This might be a single ...
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What is Mubahala?

What is Mubahala? Is it permitted by the Sharee'ah? What is evidence of using it, from Qur'an and authentic hadeeth? What are the conditions associated with its permissible usage?
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Does the Qur'an say it is haram to have sex before marriage?

Does the Qur'an say it is haram to have sex before marriage? I need a reference in the Qur'an to be sure that before marriage sex is haram or forbidden. What is the punishment of having before ...
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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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Is there any rule that husband and wife should control themselves having sex or kisses in the month of Ramadaan. [duplicate]

Assalam Va Allaikum Can husband and wife may continue to carry their love even during the month of Ramazaan? During Ramazaan, are they supposed to keep a little distance? Can I please have any ...
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Is there any hadith which says a Muslim will face a lot of hardships?

Muslim will face a lot of hardships if he adheres to Quran and Sunnah in worldly life, other than the hadith of Jibril where he visits paradise twice. Is there any hadith which says a Muslim will ...
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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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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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Are there Islamic books which can help with anxiety?

I suffer from some anxiety. Are there any books available that can help with this? I have seen "The Art of Happiness" by the Dalai Lama, but I would like to read something by a Muslim using Islam to ...
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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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Need reference from Hadith for this Dua. (“Allahumma 'Aghnini Bil 'Ilmi, Wazayyinni Bil Hilmi Wa'akrimna Bi Taqwa Wajammilni Bil Afiyah hadith”)

اللَّهُمَّ أَغْنِنِي بِالْعِلْمِ وَزَيِّنِّيْ بِالْحِلْمِ وَأَكْرِمْنِيْ بِالتَّقْوٰى وَجَمِّلْنِيْ بِالْعَافِيَةِ Transliteration: Allahumma Aghnini bil 'Ilmi, (Oh Allah! Enrich me via Knowledge) ...
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Reference for the hadith “Allah shall destroy a nation if evil exceeds good”?

There is a hadith where Nabi SAW says that Allah shall destroy a nation if evil exceeds good in that nation. Then Sahaba RA asked Nabi SAW whether Allah shall destroy the nation even if it contains ...
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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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What are the most complete, authentic, and comprehensive biographies of the Prophet's sahabah (companions)? [closed]

Please suggest literature / books that give the most complete, the most authentic, and the most comprehensive biographies regarding the Sahabah (The Companions) RA.
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What does Quran and the Hadith say against abusing women?

I am searching for some references (preferably with background history) against abusing women. What is Islam's stands against teasing/sexually harassing or abusing women? What is the punishment for ...
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Where did the -unmarried- daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) stay after the death of their mother Khadija (May Allah be pleased with her)?

Maybe I have missed somthing in our history so I hope to be remained: I'd like to know what was the home at which the daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) like Fatima (May Allah be pleased ...
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Are there ayat in the Quran that show that Allah will punish those who murder another person, whether he is a Muslim or a Non-Muslim?

With the Memon Case in India, there is a big debate about Capital Punishment of Memon. I am against Capital Punishment for many reasons. One of them is that life is given by God and it is His will to ...
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Salat started later

I was there in mosque when Iqamat was being given. But intentionally I stared after sometime when salat was started as I have make my dress wel prepared for salat. Then I joined. It was still salat ...
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How to respect the Quran?

Many people have told me not to turn your back to the quran. They either tell me to sit in some other position or get up from there. The reason they is to respect the Quran. Well I don't think turning ...
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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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Is it allowed to insult sinners?

Someone who is not a Muslim (yet?) but she loves Islam, said "If Qur'an says do not insult people, it means DO NOT INSULT PEOPLE.", I'm looking for verses where it says in Qur'an. If anyone knows some,...
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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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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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Safar Month and Safety of beings from Jinns

Some of people around me think that month of safar is unsafe, when asked how, they say Jinns (ghost) are open from hell to roam freely. It is unsafe to take new born outside, it is unsafe for women to ...
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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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Hen voice linked to seeing of Angel?

I have heard that when a donkey cry, it's bad and when hen make sound like it does, it sees a angel? Furthermore it was told that it was told by prophet Muhammad (PUBH). Also I heard that whenever the ...
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Is abortion allowed for a woman / girl who is raped? [closed]

I am looking for the response of any denomination that is against abortion in the case of rape that has also responded to the scenario below or something similar to it. "A Defense of Abortion" (...
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Who are the best Islamic existential theologians? [closed]

As Wikipedia describes, Paul Tillich is "a German American Christian existentialist philosopher and theologian who is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth ...
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Need reference for this hadith

I need reference for the following hadith to verify its validity : "Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Subhaana'O'Ta'ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you ...
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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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Fasting in pregnancy

My wife is pregnant and is type 2 diabetic. Is it mandatory for her to fast? She keeps on asking me and my knowledge is very limited. What does Islam says about fasting during pregnancy?
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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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Relationship between man and woman without having any haram interactions before marraige [duplicate]

Is it haram to have a relation without having any haram interactions? If so then what a Muslim couple should do? It is difficult to marry as they are young but it is also difficult to stay away... and ...
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Reference to these hadiths?

AoA. Having studied in a madrassa some time ago, I've heard the following hadiths about the hifz-e-Qur'an: On the day of judgment, the one who memorizes Qur'an (hafiz) will recite the Qur'an. On each ...
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Kissing thumbs and then touching eyes after Muhammad name [duplicate]

I have seen many people in Friday prayer in khutbah when Muhammad (pbuh) is mention,that they would kiss there thumbs and then touch those to there closed eyes. Is there any reference to that in Quran ...