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Do other living creatures besides Insaan and jin pray to the Almighty?

There are several Quranic verses to the effect that all things, living and non-living, worship Allah through prostration and glorification. Quran 22:18 Do you not see that to Allah prostrates ...
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If God is a perfect being, why does he desire to be glorified?

First of all, I need to clarify that narcissism is a bad trait in humans precisely because no human deserves absolute praise like a narcissist praises himself. It is not inherently a bad thing, just ...
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If God is a perfect being, why does he desire to be glorified?

First of all your interpretation starts from the wrong perspective as you add to Allah human attributes and judge HIM as you may judge a human. While Allah says: ... There is nothing like unto Him, ...
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Is there an Islamic synonym for 'parishioner'

A group of people offering prayers together is called a Jamaat or Jammah. Congregational prayer can be observed in any place as required, not necessarily a mosque; and a person joining a congregation ...
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Is the time window the most important condition of salah?

Allah (ﷻ) said, إن الصلاة كانت على المؤمنين كتابا موقوتا (Indeed, prayer has been decreed upon the believers a decree of specified times) - Qur'an 4:103. Just from being mentioned in the Qur'an ...
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What acts of worship are prohibited for a woman undergoing menstruation?

Prayer: Salah is prohibited and invalid. This also includes things that come under the rulings of prayer such as سجدة التلاوة. إذا أقبلت الحيضة فدعي الصلاة Give up the prayer when your menses begin — ...
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Can someone explain to me what this hadith means?

You've only quoted a portion of the full hadith. Reading the full context will help, inshaAllah. Hanzala Usayyidi, who was amongst the scribes of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ). reported: I met Abu Bakr. ...
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What is worship (ibadah)?

Way of worship we have learnt from the Prophet of Allah. Worship has different branches, Main are: Worship by Voice ( Zikar, Speech truth, etc) Worship by Money or Mall (Spend in the way of ALlah) ...
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If Allah created mankind only to worship him, why did he give them freewill?

Man is given an opportunity to demonstrate his willingness to worship Allah: [He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed - and He is the Exalted in Might, the ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

As for those who strive against Allah's verses or signs: there's no mentioning of specific people or a tribe or so the verse seem to address all those who stand against the true path and hinder people ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

It's literal. The answer the Angels give in 34:41 is a direct answer to the literal question asked in 34:40: ويوم يحشرهم جميعا ثم يقول للملائكة أهؤلاء إياكم كانوا يعبدون ("And [mention] the Day ...
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Can worship only means prayers of five times?

In the name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Merciful All praise is due to God (ﷻ), the Lord of the Worlds. The Beneficent, the Merciful. Master of the Day of Judgement, and God’s Peace and Blessings ...
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Is there an Islamic synonym for 'parishioner'

The word congregant can be used, although it's not Islam-specific. Actually this question came up on English.SE: “Parishioner” vs. “congregant”, who also offer other possibilities: To refer more ...
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What's the difference between khalwa and 'uzla in islam

Asalaam Alaikum the literal meaning of these two words are pretty much the same but differ according to the context and concept in which it is used. as you have mentioned these terms can be mainly ...
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Worshipping and doing good for the sake of salvation and/or for the sake of pleasing Allah?

As‘salaamu alaikum, brother! You have absolutely no reason to feel guilty about your motivation for doing good deeds. Yearning for the Jannah is a legitimate motive according to the teachings of ...
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Looking for a more detailed answer on why Allah created us

Quran 51: 56-58 I created the jinn and humans for nothing else but that they may serve Me; I desire from them no provision, nor do I want them to feed Me. Surely Allah is the Bestower of all provision,...
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Is it permissible to invent these kinds of worships in Islam?

Even as I do not know much about Islam, it is very obvious that the Quran and the Hadith is quite complete about how to worship Allah, and Allah only. Quite different of that is what you do to please ...
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What the word Ebadat (Worships) encompasses as a whole?

The word عبادت is from عبد means the servant. In Islam, عبد means the servant of Allah Subhan Tallah. Just by practicing five tenets of Islam, i.e., Towhead, Salat, Soum, Zakat, Hajj, we never become ...
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Islamic prayer and yom kippur

The Islamic doctrine is that Allah commanded the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to observe five daily prayers on the night of Isra and Mi'raj. There are hadith on that in various collections (for example see this ...
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How is Allah worthy of worship?

Why is Allah worthy of worship? For being among the religion of Islam out of the 10,000 (false) religions in the world. For blessing you with caring Muslim parents For blessing you with good health ...
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Can the grave of the Prophet ever be worshipped?

As'salaamu alaikum, brother. Yes, it is possible for people to worship the Prophet's grave, and this is in spite of the Dua reported in the hadith you cited. Let's look to the Qur'an for some ...
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The concept of worship in Jannah

People of Jannah will do tasbeeh (Subhana Allah) and takbeer (Allahu Akbar) in their gratitude to Allah, and that is their worship. The Prophet (SAW) said: The inhabitants of Jannah will eat and ...
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Our worship or lack of it neither adds nor lessens Allah's Mightiness

Closest which I've found: 56. I have placed my trust in God, my Lord and your Lord. There is not a creature but He holds it by the forelock. My Lord is on a straight path. 57. If you turn away, I ...
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Praise, Ibaadat, Worship, is there any difference?

Worship is translation of Ibaadah. Praising Allah is a type of worship. Praising is worship, but there are other acts that are worship but are not praising like zakat, sawm, udhiyah.
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Can i quit job to worship Allah?

If not working -while being able to- was halal and recommended why do we have so much rulings on business and trading? The sahabah () used to work, some even were employees of Jews or other Muslims. ...
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Worshipping and doing good for the sake of salvation and/or for the sake of pleasing Allah?

Well you need to realize that jannah is the symbol or indication for salvation and Allah's acceptance for your deeds . Keeping that in mind if you ask for jannah with this context it'd totally fine ....
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What are the most beloved acts of worship?

in hadith qudsi , Allah says : "My slave approaches Me with nothing more beloved to Me than what I have made obligatory upon him, and My slave keeps drawing nearer to Me with voluntary works until ...
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Can we send the reward of recitation of Quran or other ibadah to relatives who died?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Yeah we could ask Allah Swt to send the rewards to the deceased ones by ...
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Is respecting and/or worshipping the black stone part of Islam?

It is part of mainstream Sunni and Shia versions of Islam, but it is not part of Islam as taught by the Quran. Never once has this stone been mentioned anywhere in the Quran.
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