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We as Muslims barely do anything to spread Islam. May be a Quran distribution program or a signature campaign for a mosque etc. But on the whole we do very little as compared to what we should be doing. Many conspiracy theorist will blame "out breeding", "anti-apostasy law", "forced conversions" but unfortunately for them, our converts are mainly in non-...


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Well.. being a Muslim and living in a Muslim society, i agree with you totally on this matter! Muslims really have gone out of limits when it comes to anger management. The result can be seen in the world, how Muslims have developed themselves as barbaric savages. Not only in religious matters but also in every day issues. Now coming towards the reasons, i ...


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In the name of Allah the merciful the compassionate Your customs are not familiar to me, although I'm Shia. But it might be said that nawrouz (new day) ceremony is discussed in Islam because Iran and Islam had some mutual effects on each other. Rasul Ja'fariyan writes in his "Four Centuries of Influence of Iraqi Shiism on Pre-Safavid Iran" about this issue ...


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I am going to assume that your question is about Islam, and not about the Qur'an, because much of the body of texts that dictate specifics about laws exist in hadith literature (narrations of the Prophet, peace be upon him, and his companions). In general, everything in Islam is universal. The Qur'an says: Translation: And We have not sent you, [O ...


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In addition to what brother Abdul Jabbar has said, I would like to add some points I think is the cause of intolerance. Quran is very clear that belief is a thing of heart and it is not to be forced on anyone. For example Quran says let there be no compulsion in religion (2:256) and don't force people on to Islam (10:99) etc. There are lot of similar ...


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What do you think about someone making a mistake while crossing a road and being hit by a car? He may turn to become blind for the rest of his life, he may find his arms broken, he may loose even his life, all due to that simple mistake, and of course God can stop him making the mistake, and can prevent the crash happening, and can prevent the man becoming ...


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Do Salafis disapprove of Nowruz? Probably they do. Salafi sources seems to indicate that they consider celebrating Nowruz as haram. IslamQA (the most reputable and popular Salafi website) writes in a Fatawa : The Muslims do not have any festivals which they celebrate except Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Anything other than that is an innovated ...


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The sunnah of feeding (poor) people This is covered in both sahih's and the three sunan books A person asked Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) . "What (sort of) deeds in or (what qualities of) Islam are good?" He replied, "To feed (the poor) and greet those whom you know and those whom you don't know." (See in Sahih al-Bukhari 1, 2 and 3, Sahih Muslim, sunan ibn ...


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First of all: I've never heard about the 13 unlucky days of Safar. Second of all: Some muslims, especially Shia, consider both Muharram and Safar months of grief and sadness, that's because Muharram is the month which Husain ibn Ali was killed in the famous Battle of Karbala, and a lot of other Wafiyat (deaths) happened in this two months, including: 10 ...


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Thank you for your question, it is so very clear that the Quran does not allow women to show their hair(particularly), it does not allow them to show teir entire body(exept face and hands), and here are some references from the holly Quran itself which forbid women to go out witthout their hijab, i hope it will help you change your idea. (Al-Ahzab 33:59) ...


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As was mentioned in a comment (by @goldPseudo), this "blood money" is called "Diyya" in Islamic jurisprudence. In truth, this issue and even this word (Diyya) is available in the holy Qur'an as well: وَمَا كَانَ لِمُؤْمِنٍ أَن يَقْتُلَ مُؤْمِنًا إِلَّا خَطَأً ۚ وَمَن قَتَلَ مُؤْمِنًا خَطَأً فَتَحْرِيرُ رَقَبَةٍ مُّؤْمِنَةٍ وَدِيَةٌ مُّسَلَّمَةٌ ...


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Nowroz isn’t only for Shia, Sunni Muslims celebrate it too. It is the New Year in many Muslim countries such as Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Kazakistan, Takistan, and Kurdistan...etc. However Sunni Muslims do not get the nazar of Imam Ali.


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I think by doing so you will bring smile for your friend so say it Happy Eid in advance. It is the same "Eidun Sa'eed" in English. You and your friend know that you are not going to meat again before that, sure he will be happy. Verse 2:185 ... Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship ..


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Congratulating on a "Eid" in Islam is fine as long as it is in Islam(not a birthday or related) But if you're asking culturally, then Eid: The last day he fasts in is still in Ramadan, as soon as the sun sets and the "Maghrib" prayer is up, it is declared that Ramadan is over and that day is the Eid. so if you're going to congratulate him at a time, make it ...


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I would edit your question to end with "Please, brothers and sisters, I need an urgent answer". Onto the answer. First of all, the default in Islam is that anything that is not forbidden is allowed. Writing a play with a pure heart (niya safia) with no purpose of calling to that which is unholy (makrouh) is absolutely fine. Your play doesn't have to ...


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There is verse in Qur'an that talks about modesty And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [necessarily] appears thereof and to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their chests and not expose their adornment except to their husbands, their fathers, ...


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Nawroz has been celebrated before Islam and has roots in Zoroastrianism. They perform many religious practices during Nawroz celebration. Today it is celebrated by Muslims just as the first day of the year. Nowadays this is more a tradition than a religious event. In Afghanistan people raise flag of Imam Ali (as) in mazar e Sharif city of Balkh province even ...


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There is only one source in Shia Islam that talks about Nowroz, and that source is Imam Jafar, but he doesn't talk about fire worshiping ritual, rather talks about a day of remembering GOD (even so, the narration is Mursal (so is weak and isn't accepted)): Imam Sadeq (as): On the day of Nowruz do ghusl and put on your cleanest and purest clothing, use ...


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Assalamualaikum brother, There is NOTHING like Un-lucky or suspicious about this month. and dont go for people, people believe in millions of stupid actions, you cannot just follow them in everything. if you do, they will lead you to hellfire. Coming to the question, here is the hadith to prove that this month has nothing like this superstition: The ...


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' but the prescription for certain crimes such as theft where the offender loses limbs seem unnecessary,' You are right that theft of a $100 can not be compared to robbing someone of their life's savings and throwing them on the street. That is why Quran (the only relevant book when it comes to learning what Islam actually is) provides a range of ...


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I try to answer your question but doubt at the same time if what I say would be the answer you expect. Islam means submitting to one and only one God, a one that is not followed or accompanied by a second. He is the Creator, the Owner, the Leader and the Target. He has introduced Himself to His creatures, humans, from the very first day that He Made them, ...


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