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Why does Allah force us to obey him?

What is force? There are two types of force. One is when something will do what is forced without any choice to do differently. This is like Allah forcing the rain to rain. The other is when you ...
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How can one share good news without invoking the evil eye?

There's a hadith which goes as follows: “Seek help in having your needs met by being discreet, for everyone who is blessed with something is envied.” and which is more known among people in the ...
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Was the prophet sinless?

Infallibility of the Prophets and Messengers: عصمة الأنبياء or عصمة الرسل is an agreed upon aqeedah of the Muslims, athough there is difference of opinion in the details, for example whether they are ...
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Do we believe in fairytales that are not scientific?

That all depends on whether you choose to put your faith in Allah or in the Scientific Method. The Scientific Method is a great tool for understanding the universe and all of Creation, but it is ...
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Believes on Islam basic things

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) (p.b.u.h) said, "Our Lord, the Blessed, the Superior, comes every night down on the nearest Heaven to us when the last third of the night remains, saying: "Is there anyone to ...
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What pagan belief was God referring to when he warned people not to rely on wealth and sons?

These verses in first place show the importance of good deeds In the Qur'an you may find that Allah mentions wealth (money and property) and children (sons) together in a couple of verses like in: ...
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Was there a Shadow of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Do not exaggerate about me as was exaggerated about ‘Eesa (Jesus) ibn Maryam. Say: the slave of Allaah and His Messenger.” Narrated ...
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How can Muhammad be illiterate when the very first order he got was "read"?

One can only read if one has learnt to write! So both reading and writing are actions which we learn simultaneously! On the illiterates of the Prophet The Verse which underlines the illiterates of ...
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How can Muhammad be illiterate when the very first order he got was "read"?

aww, اقرأ has 2 meanings - read and recite. When the Prophet (Saw) was told اقرأ he thought he was being told to read, and that is why he said ما انا بقارئ (i cannot read). when Jibraeel (as) ...
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Divine punishments of opressing tribes?? All of them even kids?

Divine punishment can be indiscriminate, if any of them were innocent they will be saved in the afterlife i recently read an essay which quoted some relevant passages i will copy them here as a ...
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Piece of old "kiswa" (black cloth of kaba) hanging at home

Assalam-o-alikum. According to Wikipedia at the time of Umar rad-e-yallah hu, old kiswa was cut into pieces and given to hujaj. Hujaj then used it to shelter from heat like umbrella. Their is no proof ...
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If a person does good deeds throughout his life but never believed in God, will he go to hell?

Surah Al-Infal Verse (8:36) Indeed, those who disbelieve spend their wealth to avert [people] from the way of Allah. So they will spend it; then it will be for them a [source of] regret; then they ...
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Does praying the Salat express agreement with all aspects of Islam?

Practically, it's potentially problematic. Whether or not it's permissible is answered here: Is the joining of a non-Muslim in a jama'a salat allowed? Yes, it is. However, this does not mean ...
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Was there a Shadow of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, There are some very clear ahadith showing that Rasulullah salAllahu ...
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I think I have seen the Almighty Lord in my dream in the form of someone I know or so I thought

According to scholarly opinion (like Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah), it is possible to see Allah in a dream. But it is also possible that devil comes in dream and tells - 'I am Allah'. The point to ...
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Does Islam believe in rebirth?

In the name of God, the Most Merciful, the Most Kind. The Lord Creator Declares in Truth in His Glorious Quran: ”We have brought you that each and every human being will be born only once from ...
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Where is Allah located?

Before answering the question I'd like to clear some misconceptions regarding the belief of the Muslims. First of all, NOWHERE in the Islamic literature it is said that Allah subhanahu wa-ta'ala SITS....
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Did the Prophet Muhammad PBUH believe he was to become a Prophet before Prophethood reached him?

All the known trustworthy facts actually reject the idea that Muhammad () even had the slightest knowledge about prophethood (and its burden) nor Allah's message before being appointed and even at the ...
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Will people who repeatedly leave Islam never be forgiven?

The words "go on increasing in disbelief" refer to being disbelievers until death. This is reported from Ibn Abbas and also Mujahid. Ibn Kathir says: Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that his father ...
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What does Islam think is the problem with atheism?

The "flaw" in atheism, according to Islam, is that they believe in things that are not true, such as the idea that Allah does not exist, or that Muhammad was not His messenger, or that the Qur'an is ...
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Does Islam differentiate between doubters and disbelievers?

Doubt (شك) is classed as a type of disbelief. Various scholars have cited consensus on that. واتفقوا ... فان من جحد شيئا مما ذكرنا أو شك في شيء منه ومات على ذلك فانه كافر مشرك مخلد في النار أبدا And ...
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Question regarding God and universe

Wahda al-Wujud has been historically rejected by Ibn Timiyya and his followers such as the Salafiyya and Wahhabiyya. It also runs against all other historical theological schools such as the Mu'tazila,...
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Some people say that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is present among them during let's say a naat or zikar mehfil. Is this true?

Let's look at what you are asking, Is the messenger of God, Muhammad (SAW) present somewhere? You then elaborate, "Would Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be present (i guess spiritually)...". I take that you ...
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A muslim person becomes a disbeliever, then he becomes a believer again

Allah (SWT) from his mercy and generosity will forgive these sins and if someone leaves Islam but comes back to it then know that Islam wipes anything that came before it like sins. Allah (SWT) also ...
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Where in the Quran does it says Angel Mikail is responsible for bringing rain and thunder?

As‘salaamu alaikum. I have seen the Angel Micheal‘s name mentioned only once in the Qur‘an (2:98) and nothing is said about his Angelic responsibilities. Nor have I personally read any lore about the ...
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How do Muslims defend their belief “everything is written by Allah” if a 7 year old girl is raped and killed?

When it is said, “everything is written by Allah”, what is meant is everything is known by Him. Now, I get the gist of your question: If He knew a horrendous thing was going to happen why didn‘t He ...
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Is a forced oath taken by placing hand on Quran valid?

As for oaths we may read in the Qur'an: Allah will not impose blame upon you for what is meaningless in your oaths, but He will impose blame upon you for [breaking] what you intended of oaths. So its ...
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Can someone die before her fixed time due to medical fault

No. The question answers itself. If her death is fixed due to medical fault then she would pass away due to that reason. That she would die due to medical fault is blotted for her. Otherwise the word ...
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How do you know if you believe in Allah?

There is no god but God. Muhammad is the messenger of God. (Shahada) If you believe that you actually believe in what you said, then you're a believer. Other definition could be - This world is ...
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