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Sunni Islam also known as Ahlu-s-Sunnati wa-l-Jamāʿah (people of the tradition of Muhammad and the consensus of the Ummah) is the largest branch of Islam.

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What are the Sunni Schools of Islamic theology?

What are the Sunni Schools of Islamic Theology, a brief introduction to their views, similarities/differences and origin. The Sunni Schools of Islamic Theology are : Athari Muʿtazila Ashʿarīyyah ...
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Question about Quran createdness (kalam al-nafsi and kalam al-lafdhi)

Kalam Nafsi is the eternal speech of Allah, while Kalam Lafdhi refers to the created speech of Allah within time and space. Ibn Hajar, writing about the opponents of Kalam Lafdhi, states that some ...
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Is my son become mehram of my niece by feeding her just for a second? [duplicate]

I quite breastfeeding to my son one year before now my niece is 6 month old she was getting cranky so i gave her my breast for just a second is she now mehram for my son? There is some drops of ...
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Were there any major scholars who DIDN'T believe all muslims would eventually attain paradise?

The orthodox view from what I understand it, is that all muslims will ultimately enter heaven, even if it requires a period of chastisement. Were there any major scholars who disagreed with this, who ...
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Definition of ijma as per 7 mujtahid mutlaq imams

I read an article on internet that mentions "the doctrine of ijma has no ijma". The definitions of imams of ahle sunnah differs as per the above article. Since I'm non Arabic speaker. I'm ...
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First 2 or 3 sunni hadith collections? [duplicate]

Twelver shia hadith collections like kaafi were written around 10 century common era. When did sunni hadith collections appear? Google isnt giving any result for above search Is muwatta of imam malik ...
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Relationships before marriage

I love a girl, i have no bad intentions about her. I just wat to to marry her. There is no lust, not even a slightest bad intention. I have only pure intentions just want to marry her no sexual thing,...
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What kind of people will be alive on the last day of earth before the blowing of the trumpet?

Do any sources from Shia make comments about the condition of people before the blowing of the trumpet. I have failed to find anything on Al Islam about the kind of people alive at that time. Why I am ...
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What is the most correct Sunni tafseer of saying "enter houses from their doors", in verse 2:189?

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin. Was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidina wa Azimina, Wa Habibi Qulubina wa Shafii Nufusina, Abul Qasim Muhammad. Wa 'ala Ahli Bayti tayyibina ...
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Is praying taraweeh in congregation in the home included in this hadith?

There is a hadith that describes the reward for the one who prays Taraweeh salah in congregation with the imam it will be recorded for him that he prayed the whole night. Abu Dharr narrated: "We ...
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Is the water that goes a bit inside the (male) private part during istinja and comes out considered pure?

If water goes inside the (male) private part a little bit (but not too deep inside) while you are doing istinja, and you are confirmed that it went inside, and then it came out, is that water ...
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Do we say transitional takbeer when standing up to make up missed rak'ah?

If I joined the salah late with the Imam then at the end of the salah I should stand up to make up the missed rak'ahs. But do we say the transitional takbeer or takbeer or movement while standing up ...
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Is it permissible to let a non-Muslim pray in your place?

I am just asking this to know regarding this. But is it permissible to let a non-Muslim pray their obligatory daily prayers if he is in your home or your workplace? Like the Jews pray 3 times a day as ...
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Is it prescribed to seek refuge in Allah before listening to Quran?

We know that we should seek refuge in Allah before reciting the Quran. Does the same ruling apply before we listen to the Quran? I am asking regarding whether it is mandatory to seek refuge in Allah ...
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The revelation of Quranic verses

Shiites believe that the reason for the revelation of many verses of the Holy Quran is the Commander of the Faithful Ali ibn Abi Talib (many verses of the Holy Quran are about him) For example, verse ...
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If stains/traces of madhiy remain on garment after sprinkling water over it, does it matter?

We know that if we sprinkle a handful of water over madhiy on a garment, it is sufficient according to the most authentic opinion. But I have a doubt. If stains or traces of madhiy still remain after ...
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Are non-Muslims living under Islamic rule allowed to make idols or possess crosses?

We know that as Muslims we are obliged to destroy idols and images. But are non-Muslims living under Islamic rule allowed to make idols and images as part of their worship? And what about crosses? Are ...
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If madhiy comes out before semen is ejaculated, and then semen is ejaculated, is the semen mixed with madhiy considered najis?

If madhiy comes out before the ejaculation of semen, and then semen is ejaculated, and then the semen mixes with the madhiy, is the semen mixed with madhiy considered to be pure or najis? I'm of the ...
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Is making fun of your own self haram?

We know that making fun of others should not be done. But how about making fun of myself or let's say roasting myself? Is it haram is Islam?
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What is the evidence regarding the fact that doing something makruh is not sinful but one who stays away from it for the sake of Allah is rewarded?

We know many things are makruh/disliked in Islam. Like standing while drinking water. But what is the evidence regarding the fact that doing something makruh is not sinful but one who stays away from ...
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Is saying subhanallah when surprised from the sunnah?

I have heard people saying subhanallah when they are surprised by something. Is this practice from the sunnah? If it is from the sunnah, then could you provide some evidence that would prove that it ...
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Are the views of Ibn Sina on religion in line with the teachings of Quran?

Ibn Sina or Avicenna is one of the greatest Muslim philosophers that left indelible impressions on the Western Philosophy. Not only that Avicenna had contributed immensely to the field of medicine, ...
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If I forget how many sujood I have done in sujood as sahw, what should I do?

Sometimes I forget how many sujood I have done in sujood as sahw in the end of salat. Then I rely on what is most likely and continue or end my prayer. What should be done in this case? Should I rely ...
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Is making weird faces to make a friend laugh permissible?

Is making weird faces to make a friend (of same gender) laugh allowed in Islam? I just wanted to know about it because it seems to me that it may be disliked. But I wanted to know the Islamic ...
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Are rattles permissible in Islam?

Rattle definition: A rattle is a type of percussion instrument which produces a sound when shaken. Is it allowed in Islam? Or do they come under the heading of haram musical instruments?
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How did Adam and Hawwa multiply?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. So the question is How did Adam and Hawwa multiply? I'd like to know both Sunni ...
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Questions about sinning openly

Is it considered sinning openly if someone does a sin with another person without a third person watching? Example : a person insulting another person. Here the sin is public to at least another ...
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Is mahdi(muhammad bin abdullah) the final caliph from quraysh-sunni pov?

Some sunni believe (including myself used to believe) mahdi will be final caliph from quraysh. Based on a hadith Sahih Muslim 1821 e It has been narrated on the authority of Jabir b. Samura that the ...
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Are school cards haram?

Aslam o Alakom to whom ever is reading this, So some further context: My school hands out cards to people who do good deeds or portray good character traits. You can redeem cards by putting it in a ...
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Why is cooking and cleaning not the duty of the wife?

After reading Muṣannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, 29677, we get to know that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH gave his daughter, Hazrat Fatima (RA) the duty of managing the affairs of the household while he gave his ...
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What are the differences among ISIS, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban from an Islamic Perspective?

I've asked a similar question over on a different board however I would like to know what the difference is between these three groups from an Islamic point of view as I believe it would help me gain ...
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The Right Groups of Ahlus-Sunnah?

This particular discussion really frustrates me. I recently got into the debates about the right group of Ahlus-Sunnah. Probably I will not repeat to research these discussions again. It is just ...
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Is it obligatory to educate daughters?

Is it obligatory to educate one’s daughter. I am asking this because many people argue that Islam is discriminating towards women. Can anyone give me a Hadith about it?
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Is it true that Khalid ibn Sa'id ibn al-'As converted to Islam before Abu Bakr?

Is it true that Khalid ibn Sa'id ibn al-'As converted to Islam before Abu Bakr, and the first person who, according to Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr - and dozens of scholars and historians to convert to Islam ...
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How is the leader of a nation selected?

First of all, I mean absolutely no offence. And I am quite unfamiliar with Islam. Please be kind and forgive me for any offence. I was reading about the Taliban. What I understood is that elections ...
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Are muʿtazilah scholar considered as heretics according to sunni scholar?

Are muʿtazilah scholar considered as heretics according to sunni scholar? If yes when why do sunni scholar considered Muʿtazilah heretic
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Are mermaids real in Islam?

Not sure if this source is real but I need help on verifying if it is true and whether this means that mermaids are real in Islam and permissible to eat. There is this fatwa from IslamQA. But then ...
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Name for non-Salafiyya non-Reform Islam

I am looking for a name for the Islam that is not part of any direction of reform movement (Salafist, Salafi, Fundamental Reform, Modern Reform, Liberal Islam), i.e. following the four schools of ...
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What is Sunni view on hadith of pen and paper?

There is hadith that says prophet (PBUH) wanted to say something but was not let. However it sounds contrived to me, because there are some things that stand out to me: If prophet wanted to say ...
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is my fast broken if i might have had dry sperm

when i woke up my penis was hard i went to eat suhoor but i felt something in my penis so i went to check and there was nothing in my underwear so i went to pee and i noticed white dry tiny things ...
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Can I masturbate in a non pleauring way to release my sexual tension [duplicate]

Asalamualikum. When I was young I masturbated a few times, I did not know it is haram. When I learned I tried to decrease the amount I masturbated, and alhamdulilah I did, but I still do it sometimes. ...
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Did i break the promise?

Salam. I wanted to ask that i promised Allah that i wont watch porn and since then i have not watched it but there was a video where the person wasnt completely naked but there were sexual acts and i ...
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Haven’t purified sperm for a year

I changed bedsheets on my bed over a year so a very lot of times but the sperm is on the actual bed and I haven’t purified it and it’s been a year so it’s probably disappeared or dried up but I always ...
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I broke an oath (qasam)

Assalam o alaikum . I am a Muslim girl and since i was 12 , i did not know that breaking.a qasam is so bad , i broke many oaths with Allah bcz i thought i will just repent i was baligh and now i know ...
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Is round trip of 80 KM enough to exempt from Fasting?

I travel from home to university which is 40 KM and then travels back to home. So my total travel is 80KM. is it allowed for me to leave the fast? if yes when I can complete them?
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Is the deep web halal?

I know someone who is muslim and has taken a recent interest in the dark web. It is really concerning me because he is talking about things which seem haram. Is using the deep web halal?
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Did someone took birth in bayt ul mamur?

Shia believe Ali bin abi Talib was born inside Kaaba. My question is does someone have birthplace as bayt ul mamur? Bayt ul mamur is kaabah/qiblah of heavenly creatures located on highest heaven. ...
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why did not allah protect the sirah, sunnah, sayings and traditions of muhammad like he did with the Qur'an?

there are verses in the Qur'an which can't be understood without the sunnah, there are verses which cannot be fully understood without the sunnah and then there are those verses whose interpretation ...
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Would it be haram as a Sunni Muslim to ask Allah to give you a serious illness in your dua?

Not to ask for death but to ask for a serious illness that could potentially kill you e.g asking for a severe form of the coronavirus or cancer. Is it haram to ask for this in Dua?
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Did Ayesha (Radhi'allahu'anha) Disliked Mentioning Imam Ali (Radhi'allahu'anhu)?

A Shi'a is asking about the following Hadith from Musnad Ahmad (25914) and Mussanaf Abdur-Razaq (Page, 79). He is saying that the isnad of these both Hadiths are authentic, according to the conditions ...
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