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Is there an equivalent to the Christian charismatic movement in Islam?

According to Wikipedia: The charismatic movement is the international trend of historically mainstream Christian congregations adopting beliefs and practices similar to Pentecostalism. Fundamental to ...
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What is the Islamic perspective on space colonization?

What is the Islamic perspective on space colonization? and do you guys believe that Islam would spread to other planets in space?Furthermore, where would Islam have prayed to the sun if the Earth had ...
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Why do Djinn seek to marry humans

Why do Djinn marry humans, I have read that many Djinn serve God, but why do they seek to marry us.
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How is the word 'spirituality' understood?

What is the meaning of the word 'spirituality'? What does it really mean? I understand that it could mean several things and is to be understood in specific context, but is there any general ...
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Is there any meditation and spirituality guided in Islam?

Although there is a suggestion to find a Sufi teacher in the answer https://islam.stackexchange.com/a/39348/51761 , I am looking for if Islam (Quran and Hadiths etc) suggests or mentions any ways to ...
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Is there an equivalent to the Christian "inner witness of the Holy Spirit" in Islam?

In Christianity, one of the most common reasons Christians appeal to to justify their belief in Christianity is the so-called "inner witness of the Holy Spirit". William Lane Craig, a ...
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How do Muslims discern genuine spiritual experiences from hallucinations?

When believers appeal to their private spiritual experiences to argue for their faith, skeptics typically respond by dismissing their stories entirely, conjecturing that these are more likely cases of ...
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Is it a sin to ask "gifted" people for help?

My brother knows a girl who claims to be gifted, she says she can read people's spirits and talk to them. I have been going through a tough time recently, and my brother knows so out of curiosity he ...
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Are supernatural encounters with Allah common in Islam?

In Islam, are theophanies possible? Can Allah visit a Muslim (or even a non-Muslim) to share a direct one-on-one message? Are testimonies of encounters with Allah common in Islam?
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How do we purify our heart and soul and how long does it take?

How long does it take for the purification of our heart and spirit and what we need to do in order to purify it?
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The requirement of a spiritual guide does not make sense [closed]

Salamun Alaykum, I will try to cut it short. Everywhere that I have looked, I have always seen people claiming that a spiritual journey always demands a spiritual guide or a teacher (shaikh). And ...
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What is the relationship between heart and mind?

I need to know the relation between our heart and mind according to Islam. When we think bad does it has an effect on our spiritual heart and our soul? Like thinking of kufr shirk and sins. But as ...
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can recitation of the quran (ruqya) be used to heal physical ailments? [duplicate]

Hi i was at a mufti Menk lecture the other day and he mentioned that to the best of my understanding and recollection that Quran can be used to heal people from sicknesses. also I have come across ...
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Are our biological parents our spiritual brothers and sisters?

I have been wondering lately is that Allah created all as souls at same time so that's makes us all brothers and sister but when we are born those who bore us makes them our parent. So does that mean ...
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How is meditation and concentration done in Islam?

How is meditation and concentration done in Islam to increase the focus and get calmness and peace in heart? How to do concentration on God, Allah in Islam to be strong from inside, get peace and be ...
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What causes barakat to go away?

Barakah... is a kind of continuity of spiritual presence and revelation that begins with God and flows through that and those closest to God. -- Wikipedia In general, it's given that all type of ...