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Under what conditions does Allah accept a jama'at prayer?

It is said that if you pray in Jama'at, Allah will accept your prayer so long as one person in the jama'at prayed a valid prayer. But if nobody among the jama'at prayed a valid prayer, does Allah ...
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Can one draw images of humans and animals without their eyes?

We know that drawing pictures of animate creatures is prohibited in Islam. The following hadeeth are very explicit. Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ...
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After switching from pirated software to free software will my work still be haram?

I am still in school and going to college this year InshaAllah. The announcement received May 27th at state universities, may Allah bless my college. I want to take computer science. The problem is ...
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Sujud Sahw for mistaking in a part of a surah during salah

I was the imam for a Maghrib prayer and while reciting an ayah from al-Kahf I ended it with "Muslim" instead of "walam yaj'al lahu iwaja" Then I asked my ma'mum to do Sujud Sahw, but they rejected ...
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Is "Amen" originally Arabic word?

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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What is debt in islam?

Is debt just a money or it is any object we took from someone? For example when I was kid about 11 years old, sometimes I took from my friends games. Now I have some games which are not mine but I don'...
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Can I pray missed Tahajjud prayers?

Can I make up missed Tahajjud prayers of past days? It can be of few years? Can I pray these during day time? JazakAllah Khair
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Did Allah let us know His wisdom behind the gruesome punishments in the afterlife?

The punishments in the afterlife seem horrible, typically involving fire and a variety of forms of torture. Indeed, those who disbelieve in Our verses - We will drive them into a Fire. Every time ...
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Is intraday trading haraam if you convert losses to investments?

The name "intra-day trader" refers to a stock trader who opens and closes a position in a security in the same trading day. ... Day traders and intra-day traders are at the top of the risk spectrum. --...
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Islamic standing on a 20-year-old male living with much older female?

I am a 20-year-old male and I have a much older female friend (early 60s) who is getting divorced. I would like to offer her a room in my house until she gets back on her feet. I would appreciate any ...
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The jinn was created from fire; but are they still fire?

Man was created from clay. Now we are flesh. The jinn was created from fire. But are they still fire? Someone said they are like in a wind kind of form? Is this true? As in the case of our father ...
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Did women create a space between their teeth to look beautiful in the Prophet's time?

Regarding the hadith: Allah has cursed those women who practise tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those who remove their face hairs, and those who create a space between their ...
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Why did Dr Zakir Naik say "Memory is washed off"?

In this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQ7HiY49P3w&feature=youtu.be&t=7m54s Dr Zakir Naik says that in the quran it says that: http://quran.com/33/72 We did indeed offer the ...
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Where can I find the reference for Amal-e-Kathir?

I'm looking for a reference from which the definition of Amal-e-Kathir (Amal-e-Kaseer) for salaat has been derived/debated in Fiqah. As far as online searches go, I have come across a site which ...
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Is communication with non-mahram via sms, email, facebook, and social gatherings allowed?

I know we can't talk with non-Mahram, but the fact is when we are studying at a college it's impossible, so we are advised limit the communication to only what is important and other things like ...
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Do Shia and Sunni scholars study and evaluate the hadiths collected by the other sect.?

I know that there are very different standards of evaluating the authenticity of hadiths in both sects. However, when there are no contradictions between a certain hadith and the sect's criteria for ...
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Can a person see himself being taken into the grave?

I got a WhatsApp message about what a person sees during death and it was written there that a dead man does not realize that he is dead initially. He feels himself dreaming of death, he sees himself ...
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What do Asharites say "free will" is?

Some time ago I posted a question about free will, qadr, and justice here. It was closed as being too broad, so I'm posting separate questions regarding those topics. For context and details of what I'...
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Ruling on parents killing their child?

I have read on a offical islamic fatwa site that parents who kill their child cannot be killed in retaliation for this, but the hadiths are all daif. http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=...
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Food with earnings from halal and haram money

A non-Muslim friend recently invited me out for lunch a few days back. Naturally, since he had invited me, he picked up the tab at the restaurant. Now I am worried about a few things. This friend ...
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Did Bukhari consider narrators who narrate fabricated ahadith as reliable?

It is well-known (among Sunni muslims) that Imam Bukhari was extremely diligent while collecting ahadith, and his criteria are considered among the most stringent (if not the most stringent) in the ...
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Cat touching during prayer - can I move him without invalidating salat?

I was taught as a kid to raise my finger when I'm reciting the shahadat and then stopped practicing Islam and now in my thirties trying to start practicing it again and starting to do the 5-daily ...
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How do you combine salah?

How do you combine salah? For example, if you are combining Maghrib and Isha, do you pray the fard of Maghrib, the Sunnah of maghrib and then pray fard of Isha, Sunnah of Isha and Witr of Isha? The ...
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What is the source of "Shami and Egyptian fight each other... and a man... with small black banners... will hand over the rule to the Mahdi"?

I am seeing the following hadith being quoted at many places (e.g. ShiaChat, TurnToIslam) but I cant find the reference book for this: "When a man rules over ash-Sham, and another over Egypt, and ...
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Difference between Bani israel and Israeli jews?

My history is pretty weak, I wanted to understand the difference between these two groups; are bani israel same as the jews currently living in Israel(Palestine)? Are they descendants of bani israel? ...
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Was the Injeel ever written in book form?

Is there any evidence that Isa (a.s.) wrote the Injeel in book form? Because it seems that Allah has already gave him the Injeel when he was a baby. [Jesus] said, "Indeed, I am the servant of ...
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Do reverts really need to say the shahadah in arabic?

Islamqa.info tells the shahadah can be affirmed in its meaning. https://www.google.com/amp/s/islamqa.info/amp/en/answers/239026 The following are instances in Quran & sunni corpus where people ...
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Is the Quran's preservation natural or openly miraculous?

Does the Quran have divine protection from transmission errors or does it just happen to be error free because of the Muslim's diligence in copying it and checking it from master copies? Did Allah ...
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Can i hold saliva in mouth until im done praying?

When im fasting i tend to collect saliva in my mouth when im praying and when im done praying i spit it out. Unfortunately for me the taste of drinking water is very strong so i always feel like im ...
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Virtues of Surahs based on weak hadiths

Asscalamualikum. So I'm kinda confused about using weak hadiths. I looked into it and I understand that you can use weak hadiths for virtues of deeds and stuff to motivate and encourage people to do ...
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Can sunnah reports explain other sunnah reports?

Couple of modern day scholars like ibn utheymeen and albani say the aal of Muhammad (saw) includes the righteous scholars and sincere muslims. When we say aal of prophet muhammad (saw) it means ahlul ...
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Is there a Muslim equivalent of Christian Science?

Christian Science is a sect encouraging medical neglect, and lobbying for laws making faith-healing exceptions to laws against medical neglect. I am interested, is there something similar in Islam?
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Why will poor enter Paradise before rich people?

As per this hadith; Abu Hurairah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) said: "The poor Muslims are admitted into Paradise before their rich by half a day. And that is five hundred years.&...
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How can something be created from fire?

Al-A'raf 7:12 قَالَ مَا مَنَعَكَ أَلَّا تَسْجُدَ إِذْ أَمَرْتُكَۖ قَالَ أَنَا۠ خَيْرٌ مِّنْهُ خَلَقْتَنِى مِن نَّارٍ وَخَلَقْتَهُۥ مِن طِينٍ English - Sahih International [Allāh] said, "What ...
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how to repent after cursing one of your parents

today I made mistake by cursing my dad and saying harsh words. I definitely know how bad the situation is. but he is a bad dad and has abandoned 7 kids including me. I've been filling his place since ...
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Trustworthy traders with the martyrs and the prophets on the say of judgment

In the Hadith a truthful trustworthy trader will be amongst the martyrs and prophets on the day of judgment. So how are the traders being categorised as shaheed in this hadith and why ?
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Is this business halal?

AssalamuAlaykum. I'm trying to go into the cosmetology niche with web design. Meaning I create websites for businesses that specialize with cosmetology. Or even cosmetology schools. I know in these ...
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Did Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti allow music?

I was reading about Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on wikipedia and the article claimed that he formally allowed music so that it would be easier for the new converts to adopt Islam. It is sourced from a ...
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Umar's (ra) statement regarding Ansari women

In certain hadiths (such as this one) Umar (ra) made this statement, "We, the people of Quraish, used to have authority over women, but when we came to live with the Ansar, we noticed that the ...
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Did Imam Ibn Jarir al Tabari say women can be Imams of prayer?

Whenever I searched about the issue of the permissibility of a woman leading a prayer, I find that many people cite al Tabari as having given a verdict that women can indeed lead the prayer. But I ...
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Is Height lengthening haram

Height lengthening, also known as limb lengthening or leg lengthening, is a medical procedure that involves lengthening a person's bones to increase their height. This procedure is typically done by ...
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Doubting whether I swallowed water or not

Asalamualaykum, If you’re making wudu and you’re up to the putting water in your mouth and you spat the water out then swallowed (whether it’s saliva or you just felt like you needed to swallow even ...
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Is it permissible to recite any random ayah of the Quran repeatedly like a dhikr?

So I read that reciting the Quran is the best dhikr and there is reward with reciting every letter of the Quran. If that's the case, can I take any random ayah and recite it again and again as a form ...
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What is the difference between فعل and عمل?

Allah (SWT) in some places in the Quran uses فعل and in other places uses عمل. 2:68 فافعلوا ما تومرون 41:40 اعملوا ما شئتم Is there a difference between them linguistically or semantically that ...
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If Allah forgives all sin, why should I do any good deeds?

I am asking this question not from a personal point of view, but more philosophically. I often come across Muslims who are openly committing every type of sin, and they justify it by saying, "...
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Are the creator/contributor of a social network/media responsible of the user-activity?

If a person creates/contributes in creation of a social media/network. Is he responsible/questionable of the user-activity? Does niyyah/intention play a role? For example; lets imagine "x" ...
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Why did al-Albani grade as authentic the hadith of Asma regarding the permission of showing the hands and face?

Islamqa says that this hadith is weak: narrated by Abu Dawood (4104) from al-Waleed from Sa’eed ibn Basheer from Qataadah from Khaalid ibn Durayk from ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her), that ...
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The Nature of the Hadith in Ash Shifa

There is a Hadith in Page 48 of Ash Shifa which speaks of the musk of the Prophet. I can’t find the Arabic but I will like to know the authenticity of the report and it’s legitimacy if it can be ...
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Did some Scholars equate ḍarūrah with Ikrah?

I was reading this statement by a Scholar That some of them (People of Knowledge) do not differentiate between ikrāh (compulsion) and ḍarūrah (necessity), so they make what is permitted in the case of ...
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Is nikah valid after having no intercourse for 4 months incase of injury?

I wanted to ask for a lady who had a vertebrae fracture 4 months ago. She and her husband had not engaged in any sexual activity since then. Does this break thier nikah? Waiting for your response. ...
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