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How authentic is the story of the spider web at the cave of Thawr?

This story does not have any authentic hadith that validates it. The story of the cave of Thawr is one such story that the chain of narration was not strictly scrutinized by some scholars. It was ...
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Is there a relationship between the word "hijra" (migration of Muhammad) and "hijra" (South Asian term for transgender people)?

This answer might be a strong assumption, based on the given data! First of all the Arabic words used to define transgender are: مغايرو الهوية الجنسية (~ A person who has changed his/her gender ...
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Islamic new year beginning in Muharram

Both decisions, ie when to start the Islamic calendar and what its first month should be, were consulted upon and decided by the Sahabah [may Allah (ﷻ) be pleased with them], who agreed that it was ...
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Is hijrah from daar al-kufr ( the land of disbelief ) obligatory?

In the name of God, The Beneficent, The Merciful You’re allowed to stay in a non Muslim country, but this only if you’re able to practice the Islamic stuff such as praying, if you’re not able, then ...
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Is there a relationship between the word "hijra" (migration of Muhammad) and "hijra" (South Asian term for transgender people)?

Hijrah is derived from the Arabic h-j-r (ha, jeem, raa) (هجر). It has a number of meanings, what is important for this discussion is the meaning of "to give up, to part company with, to abandon, to ...
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