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Is motherhood the defined position for women?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Our religion (Islam) has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood Is this true?
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On judgement day, will your sins be exposed and judged in front of everyone?

On judgement day, when Allah judges you, is it just between you and Him, or will He expose and judge your sins in front of everyone?
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Responsibilities of common muslim in spreading Islam

What are the responsibilities of common muslim to spread Islam? A common person is one that is not a scholar in Islam and does not hold any position within the government. Please give references from ...
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How does zakaat work with pension schemes?

Apparently in the UK, work based pension schemes will become obligatory in 2014. I have done a little research in this and it is possible to choose a company you want to invest in, allowing you to ...
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What are the commandments of Islam about Zakat to a relative?

My Uncle has a daughter and she is married. But they are so poor. Her husband didn't do any work and they have no mean of earning. Even they have no other source of livelihoods. Is it permitted in ...
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What is the language of the Al Lawh Al Mafooz ( The Preserved Tablet)?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, I'm assuming that the the Preserved tablet is not written in any human language. Is this correct? Please provide some references. Also, what language is the ...
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How do Muslim women have personal freedom when their movement is restricted by their guardian?

According to Islam, female children (even adult/unmarried) enjoy personal freedom, individual identity, inheritance, freedom of choice and right to health and education. But what do terms like "...
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When calculating moon phases and prayer times found acceptance among the scholars?

After posting the question Are questions on the historical inauguration of some "utilities" or "methods" on topic? on meta I finally decided to ask ask it here: I'm pretty sure ...
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What should i do for Jummah when at sea for 3-5 weeks?

As Salamu Alaykum, I am at sea for anything for 3 to 5 weeks as a fisherman, but I am also the only Muslim on the vessel. This has created a problem for me in that on Friday I am the only person ...
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork? Even if it’s needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that ...
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Does God decide when and how one dies? If one commits suicide, did God decide that earlier?

Has God decided one's age? If so, has He decided how he will die and by whom he will be killed? Suppose one commits suicide, did God decide that earlier? If so, who is to blame really?
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To what extent can Shura (consultation of Muslims) be used for selecting Caliph?

Shura (mutual consultation) is clearly prescribed in the Qur'an, as follows: وَالَّذِينَ اسْتَجَابُوا لِرَبِّهِمْ وَأَقَامُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَمْرُهُمْ شُورَىٰ بَيْنَهُمْ وَمِمَّا رَزَقْنَاهُمْ ...
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What's the significance of placing one's right hand over the head after the prayer?

What is the significance of placing the right hand on one's head after the prayer? Is it a manner of praying/supplication? If so, how is it different from the usual raising of the palms and having ...
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If you have continuous gas during prayer, can you purposely let it out?

I have this very embarrassing problem with gas and anxiety, and it is continuous and affecting my prayer. I am physically so exhausted and tired because every time I pray I have to hold it in. I know ...
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What's the difference between shia-sunni Nikkah procedures?

ASO! I wanted to know the actual difference between shia and sunni nikkah procedures. I belong to a sunni family and getting married to a shia boy. We don't have any problems with the witness issue. ...
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Why did Imam Bukhaari consider the hadith on fasting on the day of Arafat expiating 2 years worth of sins to be weak?

I've heard that imam Bukhaari did not consider the hadith in sahih Muslim on fasting on the day of Arafat expiating 2 years worth of sins to be authentic. https://www.abuaminaelias.com/fasting-on-day-...
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Why did Allah let humans create other religions?

Allah created humans to worship him. So, why are there other religions with different gods present today ? And some religions are made up by humans, if so why did Allah let them to do it? And should ...
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What is the strongest opinion on masah of the neck in the Maliki madhhab?

Some sources write that wiping the neck (masah neck) while performing wudu' in the Maliki madhhab is a makrooh, while others say that it is a Mandub. Which opinion is stronger inside the Maliki ...
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Passing the siraat bridge

Is there any text with respect to: Could it be the case that on the Day of Judgement, a person is in front of Allah, and when finished, he thinks that Allah forgave him, yet he falls down to Hell when ...
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Not allowed to have sex because of her parents

Asalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, The situation is that I live in Europe and my wife lives in Pakistan because I have not finished my study yet to have proper income for bringing my wife to ...
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Are abrogated verses in the Lawh-al-Mahfuz (Stone Tablets)?

The Quran is preserved in the stone tablets near Allah: Rather it is a glorious Qurʾān, in a preserved tablet.(85:21-22) Abrogation is considered a way in which Allah changes or replaces some of ...
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Is this Hadith about Friday ghusl abrogated?

Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Bath on Friday is compulsory for those who have attained the age of puberty." Sahih al-Bukhari 2665 Is it abrogated because most ...
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Lying in the Job C.V and haram money

Firstly, I was wondering previously that many people lie about themselves in their job CV. As the person is getting job on the basis of his/her qualifications in the CV. So, as he is getting hired on ...
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If the good deeds are erased due to Kufr or Shirk, is there any means of getting them back?

As per Qur'an or Sunnah, once the good deeds are erased, can they ever be brought back? Or are they lost forever? I know it is entirely Allah(SWT)'s will, to return them or not. But, I want to know if ...
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Crime news sharing by news broadcasters and crime documentaries

What is the stand of Islam on spreading crime news and crime documentaries? I'm asking this because, many people get corrupted ideas from such news and emulate them. Example is mule smuggling of ...
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Is it Haram to write bad words?

I am writing a story and want to portray one of the characters as harmful and abusive. I was wondering if I am allowed to have him use vulgar words because it is not me saying it, it is him.
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Imams mispronouncing/changing words in al Fatiha?

Al salam alaykom, I have been to two prayers where the imams mispronounced or changed words in Al Fatiha. Can anyone please let me know if these errors invalidate the prayer? The first one was on ...
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How does one decide if the meat is halal if he doesn't witness the slaughter?

Anyone can make a claim that a food is halaal. There are food and imported meat that are certified halaal. But, these are imported from Muslim minority countries (like imported chicken from Brazil). ...
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Which surahs have been explicitly highlighted as recommended to memorize to obtain knowledge about Allah's rulings?

Certainly memorizing the Qur'an is a good deed and highly recommended. I remember having read some statements of the sahaba (in the book hayat as-Sahaba: the life of the companions) saying that one ...
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What if a person on a journey broke the fast of Ramadan?

This: Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast? made me think about the following question: What if a person -like somebody who is on a journey during Ramadan- who had the choice not to fast, ...
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Is my prayer accepted if I read the duas on my own during prayer?

I do know how to pray, all the moves and what to do even I do not know the duas during the Salah, I’ve been praying only when I’m with my friends and I also do not know the sayings, and the only ...
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Do I need to respond to an azan I hear even after I have prayed the Fard Salaat?

A few questions popped into my mind regarding the Azan How to respond to multiple azans that are being recited simultaneously? How to respond to multiple azans that are being recited one after the ...
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Evidence for 'every spot where we do sajdah will testify for us on the Day of Judgment'

I have heard this colloquially but I would like to be pointed to a reference in the Hadith for the notion that "every spot that we do Sajdah at on this Earth, will testify for us on the Day of ...
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How is the mentioning or honoring of Ibrahim by later generations interpreted? (Shia or Sufi View)

I'm a bit curious about the interpretation of the mentioning/honoring of Ibrahim (), especially from the Shi'a and/or Sufi perspective (not excluding other interpretations, but I have no access/...
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Is this miswak (tooth stick) method from authentic sunnah?

I was watching this clip from the founder of Dawateislami. There are some things which are new to me about the use of miswak (tooth stick): Miswak shouldn't be longer than a hand-span as it will ...
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Does Allah also protect the Arabic language?

The Qur'an is protected by Allah: Indeed, it is We who sent down the Qur'an and indeed, We will be its guardian. -- Qur'an 15:9 This does not say the Arabic language is also protected. ...
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Is this Hadith on Mawlid a Hadith and authentic?

"I saw the Prophet ﷺ in my sleep, and told him about the practice of holding celebratory feasts on the day of his birth and he replied “If someone rejoices in us, we rejoice in him!" — ...
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Does Making And Or Selling Fishing Lures Haram?

Assalaamu'alaikum, I've read about imitating the creation of Allaah is haram. Does making lures like these is considered as imitating the creation of Allaah and is haram?
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Is it permissible to ask for help from social services and press charges against a husband who badly abuses his wife for no reason?

If a husband is excessively beating his wife and abusing her mentally, sexually, emotionally and physically, this is clearly a case of domestic violence. Is it permissible to press charges and get ...
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Is uploading a dead person's picture on social media allowed?

A few months ago, my cousin's brother died and then my other cousins started uploading his pictures on social media (Facebook), attaching them with their pictures. My question is, is this behavior ...
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What did the seal of prophet hood look like?

According to tradition there was a marking on the prophet's back from birth or later between his shoulder blades, that wise men looked for and saw that confirmed to them his prophet hood even before ...
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Which scholars say that the fast automatically is broken on sunset (maghreb)?

Reading this hadith: ... قَالَ ‏"‏ إِذَا رَأَيْتُمُ اللَّيْلَ أَقْبَلَ مِنْ هَا هُنَا فَقَدْ أَفْطَرَ الصَّائِمُ ‏"‏‏ It seems one could understand the hadith in two different ways; (1) as it is ...
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How are the rulings for menstruation defined?

How are the rulings for menstruation/menses for our sisters defined according to the different fiqh schools? I mean the duration, how a female can be sure her menses really ended, etc.
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Can a man have sex with wife if bleeding continues even after the exact time of women monthly bleeding?

If a woman miscarries after two months, then the 40 days of women bleeding finishes and then the monthly bleeding starts and then its time finishes as well, but still the bleeding continues, in this ...
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Did ulama actively oppose the caliphate's expansionism?

Wikipedia has a decent overview over early conquests of the Islamic empire. The expansion seems to have been one of the most rapid in history. I'm not aware of any Muslim scholar who opposed the ...
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Fiqh on attempted crimes

In modern law, attempting to commit a crime is criminalized, in some - perhaps many, I'm not sure - legal systems to roughly the same degree as actually committing the attempted crime. However, I've ...
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How can a new Muslim fit in when praying in a mosque in Iran?

Inshallah, I will go to Iran again in May. I intend to pray in the mosques there and I would like to fit in better with my (presumably mostly Shia) sisters when doing so. Question: How can a new ...
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Are women in hijab assumed not to be "asking for it" in sexual assault cases?

In cases of sexual assault against women, the victim might be asked questions like what was she wearing? leading to the implication that she was somehow "asking for it" (i.e. provoking her attacker) ...
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What constitutes reviling/defaming/being sarcastic about Islam?

In "reliance of the traveler", section o8.7 talks about some acts that constitute disbelief. The ones this question is about are attitudes that treat Islam too lightheartedly or negatively. The ...
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Can a husband determine where his wife lives only if he provides her accommodation?

In an answer to Does Islam teach subjugation and inequality of women, or is that due to a wrong interpretation of the religion?, user G. Bach writes "the husband can determine where [his wife] lives". ...
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