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Is the revelation of the Quran incomplete?

I am asking because of this Why did Allah create so many galaxies, planets and other astronomical phenomenas? question. Revealing information about countless galaxies in the universe with billions of ...
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Is the "distance of 500 years" mentioned in the hadiths, a distance of walking?

Assalamu Aleikum, I'd like to ask what our prophet meant when he said, "There are 500 years of distance between each heaven." I mean, is this '500 years' by walking/marching? I have read ...
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Why did Allah create so many galaxies, planets and other astronomical phenomenas?

When we consider the vastness of the universe, is there any other reason or purpose for its existence beyond people being reminded of Allah and praising Him for the beautiful things he has created? ...
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What is the purpose of creating this universe?

This universe have so many things that we can feel and can't feel. What is the reason behind such a big creation? Allah states in His book: "Who remember Allah while standing or sitting or [lying] ...
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Is the lowest heaven not our atmosphere?

Salam, I have a question about the the 7 samaawat. So we know that the word "earth" in the Qur'an only refers to the ground and sea. It doesn't include the clouds, atmosphere etc. Since ...
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Is the hadith about Sun and other heavenly bodies being created after Earth authentic?

In this narration itsays that this is sahih but I don't know if all scholars think the same. A sound tradition from the Messenger of God told us by Hannad b. al-Sari, who also said that he read all of ...
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Why did the creation of Earth take longer time than the creation of the Universe?

There's something in the Quran that I don't understand properly. They are from Surah Fussilat (41) verses 9 to 12: Say, "Do you indeed disbelieve in He who created the earth in two days and attribute ...
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Explanation of the Quranic Surah 67 verse 34

In the verse of chapter 67, verses 3-4. What would be the TRUE interpretation of the "7 heavens being stacked one above the other". Furthermore, in order to actually understand the stacking of the ...
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What Was Before The Universe?

I have been wondering lately what was before creation. I have come to the conclusion that before creation was God encompassing itself, there was not even nothing but God. But I have one question to ...
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The size of each sky

Does such a hadith (asar) exist among the Sunnis? Is he trustworthy? " The size of the earth compared to the first heaven is like the size of a ring in a desert; the size of the first heaven ...
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Will it possible to have in Jannah your own galaxy or universe? [closed]

It came my mind and I want ask that it is possible to wish or have your own galaxy or even your own universe in Jannah? as it possible that Jannah is located one multiverse or parallel universe? As ...
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Are Yajuj Majuj on earth?

I've heard that the nation of Yajuj and Majuj (Gog and Magog) is in the ratio 999:1 to humans, meaning there are 999 of them for every human. There are approximately 7.8 billion humans on the earth ...
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Islam on big-bang [duplicate]

I wanted to know does the thing we learn in schools and collages that our universe is created because of big bang. I wanted to know does islam support this believe and what's islam point of visw on ...
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Does the Quran actually refer to the expansion of the universe?

According to many Islamic sources, Quran 51:47 refers to the expansion of the universe, a phenomenon that has been made known to us in the recent century. And the heaven We constructed with ...
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Question regarding God and universe

Recently l reconsidered the concept of existence and read some work of Ibn Arabi. I think we face a lot of problems establishing a relation between God and universe in terms of existence, given the ...
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On Judgement day, everything will be destroyed in the earth and heavens

On the Day of Judgement everything in the heavens and earth will be destroyed, but what if humans would have inhabited other planets or even other galaxies by then, will they be destroyed?
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Difference between 7 skies and position of the heavens?

Well I know that there are 7 skies. But I just wanted to know the position of the heavens. I mean are they scattererd in every sky? Or are they in one specific sky? And if they are scattererd ...
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Does Islam reference the solar system, with planets revolving around the sun?

After numerous discoveries by mankind, the world now believes that we are on a planet which is in a solar system revolving around the Sun. Does Islam have any reference(s) to this? What is the ...
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Did the Quran ever mention Universe?

I am intrigued by the world السماواتthat is often used in Holy Quran to describe God creation of skies and the earth. In arabic السماوات means skies, which is not the same as Universe. Sky is the ...
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In Islam is there another universe other than ours?

Does the Qur'an mention another universe?
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How does Islam interpret the creation of the universe and is it compatible with the Big Bang Theory?

My colleagues and I often discuss about creation of universe, our solar system which is, in scientific theories, explained by Big Bang Theory. My questions are: Was this universe, specially our ...
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Does the Quran say that the Universe is expanding?

There is quite bit of hype among Muslims who's says, it is in the Quran that the Universe is expanding. They quote the verse 51:47. A link that quotes this is here. Sahih International And ...
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Islamic perception of life beyond Earth [duplicate]

Islam clearly mentions how life(humans/animals) was formed in Quran: And Allah has Created every animal from water; of them are some creeping on their bellies; some walk on two legs; and some on ...
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Are Islamic Laws applicable across the entire Universe?

In the Quran it is claimed that Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him is Rehmat-al-alamin (that is kindness to all the worlds). Does that mean he was the only prophet for the Entire Universe. Does it ...
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Can there be several universes?

In one of the answers to this question, the following is said with regards to the creation of "our" universe: ... He created it, therefore he cannot be living in it because he would have to be ...
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Could Allah be a Boltzmann Brain that evolved spontaneously from the uncertainty of the quantum vacuum?

A Boltzmann brain is a hypothesized self-aware entity that arises due to random fluctuations in the quantum vacuum. Does Islamic theology allow for this interpretation of Allah? https://en.wikipedia....
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Does the Quran support other unknown life? [duplicate]

Does anything in Hadiths or Quran or otherwise directly (or indirectly, I suppose) support intelligent life in this universe, besides humans [if they can even be considered "intelligent"]?
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Does the universe have a physical boundary based on the Islamic contents?

Are there any Quranic verses or hadiths which talk about the end of the world? I mean "Are we limited by the universe physical boundaries" and if some day human is able to travel to the furthest point,...