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Anyone who has not received the Da`wah (Invitation to Islaam) in the life of this world and died ignorant of the truth will be tested on the Day of Resurrection, according to the most correct opinion maintained by scholars. If they succeed (by accepting the truth), they will be admitted into Paradise. But if they oppose the truth, they will be cast into ...


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Even only hearing about Islam is not Enough. Do we investigate everything we hear by name? For example, we heard of Shamanism; how many of us actually made research on Shamanism in detail? Just hearing "Islam" is not enough for being responsible. In western countries, people hear about Islam everyday from media, but they hear in a negative way. They hear a ...


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There's a similar statement made by the tabi'y Ibrahim ibn Adham إبراهيم بن أدهم: قال لبعض أصحابه يوماً: " لو عَلِم الملوكُ وأبناءُ الملوك ما نحن فيه - أي من السعادة والسرور - لجالدونا عليه بالسيوف ". (My own translation take it carefully). One day he said to some of his companions: if the kings and the princes had known -meaning the happiness and ...


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Ali (ra) defined zuhd best: Zuhd is not that you own nothing, but it is that nothing owns you. Many of the Prophets and Sahabah were incredibly wealthy or powerful - but they didn't let that get in the way of their connection with Allah. Abd ar-Rahman b. Auf (ra) is a fantastic example of a very successful businessman and yet among those promised jannah....


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This is really heart-breaking. And somehow, you are not the first person I see that has been suffering all childhood, without saying anything, and wakes up completely broken at 25. Allah does not answer prayers in the way you want him to, otherwise the world would be very different. There is no need to hate him for this world. It will only add up to all the ...


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Scholars are divided over coercion into Islam. Those scholars like ibn kathir, Abdul Aziz bin baaz who say pagans can be forced to Islam base their view on Quran 9:5. They say 9:5 abrogates 2:256( no compulsion in Religion). Ordinary muslims can't force pagans to Islam at present. Declaration of Jihad by a ruler/ amir ul mumineen is absolute precondition to ...


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“Hate the sin, not the sinner” is only partly correct in Islam. Only a sinner with sins wholly occupying his heart making his heart dark lacking any light spot survived in it is one we should hate and even curse against them, though, if we can identify them correctly. About any other sinner no we cannot hate himself, but we must hate the sin, and the ...


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Assalamualaikum, First of all, the BIGGEST mistake most muslims do these days, in guiding others is that they do not know that its ALLAH who guides people, its ALLAH who controls the hearts, we dont. Our job , according to Quran is only Tell them what is right , and that too in a very generous and soft manner. Here are some of the verses about it: [64:...


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Try to talk with him, why he is not doing? You mentioned using force. Without giving background info which explains why we should pray and how merciful is Allah (c.c.), you can't expect him to do his pray. It becomes just surface, an empty attempt, meaningless body movements. Don't go harsh on him. Try to understand and do not say just you are going to hell ...


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You have asked a question that affords no straightforward answer. In a way, the answer would be no, it isn't necessary for a person to have complete faith before entering Islam, which is by formally reciting the Shahadaah. However, a more important thing to bear in mind is that the new Muslim does not have any mala fide intent while doing so, and that he ...


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And We never punish until We have sent a Messenger (to give warning). [17:15] If someone never hears about Islam , then it is safe to say that he will not go to hell,but Allah knows the best. But if someone hears about Islam and knows about it, than he chooses his own fate. This is taken from http://www.turntoislam.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23631


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There are a handful of common solutions to your problem sticking out in my mind right now: 1- The secret most people fail to notice is that one's presence of heart during prayer is closely connected with their presence of heart during making Wudhu (ablution) for prayer. When making ablution take each and every action you make (e.g. washing your face, hands,...


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This is a very important question which many people have, but fail to ask. Firstly, try to understand each and every word of your prayer by knowing what those words mean. Take the feel of what you say in prayer. Then, try to read Qur'an regularly to attain fear of Allah and afterlife. The more afraid you are of Allah, the more you feel like you're talking ...


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Your answer is given by the household of the holy Prophet --peace be upon him and his household, the describers of Quran, as follows: محمد بن يعقوب: عن علي بن إبراهيم، عن أبيه، و علي بن محمد، عن القاسم بن محمد، عن سليمان بن داود المنقري، عن علي بن هاشم بن البريد، عن أبيه: أن رجلا سأل علي بن الحسين (عليهما السلام) عن الزهد فقال: «عشرة أشياء فأعلى ...


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Basically, that's not how belief/disbelief works. While it may be possible for a human to force someone to e.g. pray, it is not possible to force someone to believe, i.e., become a Muslim. There shall be no compulsion in [acceptance of] the religion. ... Qur'an 2:256 There's many fatawa confirming this, e.g.: If one whom it is not permissible to ...


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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 their mothers womb to this life for give a test” So for a period of one life-time on this means that when earth; and every single human being will, without an ...


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All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Islam is not a job that one could take a break from, so either one could be into Islam and be called a Muslim or if one leaves (we seek refuge in Allah from) would be murtadd (apostate).Such freethinking could take one out of the ...


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Religion is based on faith. Faith is an emotion. There is no "proof" for emotional attachments. One chooses to believe in a god, such as Allah, not because they have proof but they are emotionally attached to the idea and have the feeling such as you described. Some are even a step below this and follow the religion taught by their society - their father ...


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All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, The example you stated refers to the Hypocrisy "Nifaq" or people as Munafiqun Of the people there are some who say: "We believe in Allah and the Last Day;" but they do not (really) believe. (Surah Al-Baqara, 8) When they meet ...


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Yes, Muslims believe that Islam is the perfect religion. Allah swt said in the Qur'an, that He perfected the religion. Of course, the Qur'an is perfect as it is the word of Allah, the All-Knowing Creator. Here, I refer to the Shia school of thought: Yes, the actions of the Prophet were perfect and everything he said as well, as he acted and spoke by the ...


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No, it is absolutely invalid. The person who is under threat may be forgiven from Allah SWT; but the person who is threating to others to accept it, is doing wrong as per the instructions of Islam. He would be punished for this action. You have to convince through arguments and if someone really accept this, he/she is welcome, if not still we have to love ...


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I think you want to ask whether you have to believe tales of Jin narrated by people. The answer is no, you don't have to believe Jin tales and stories narrated by people of today, nor by people of the past, the only exception being the prophet and what is narrated in the Quran.


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The best way to fight the satan is the remembrance of Allah(Dhikr). As Allah says in this Ayah: "الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ وَتَطْمَئِنُّ قُلُوبُهُم بِذِكْرِ اللَّهِ أَلاَ بِذِكْرِ اللَّهِ تَطْمَئِنُّ الْقُلُوبُ" While you are waiting for the prayer time you can fill your time reading Quran, Worshiping Allah(Tasbih) and seeking his forgiveness(Istighfar) and ...


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Listen, You have to strengthen your faith. You must ask yourself how can I be better and come closer to my lord. Then go step for step. Do the good and avoid the bad. Stop listening Music. I know it’s hard at the beginning but you can do it. As more you Do as more faith will rise.


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Assalam-O-Alaykoum In Islam you need the two options : leap of faith and evidences, actually you need the leap of faith before the evidence in most cases, imagine a Muslim in the early ages of Islam heard the Ayya 41 from Surat Ar'rad : أَوَلَمْ يَرَوْاْ أَنَّا نَأْتِي الأَرْضَ نَنقُصُهَا مِنْ أَطْرَافِهَا وَاللّهُ يَحْكُمُ لاَ مُعَقِّبَ لِحُكْمِهِ ...


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Alaikom salam. Islam is usually known through external actions, while Iman is internal. The hadith of Angel Jibril, He asked the Prophet "What is Iman?" The Prophet replied: "Iman is to believe in Allah, His angels, meeting with Him, His Prophets, and to believe in Resurrection, and predestination, good and bad" He then asked the ...


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This is a long time ago discussion among two major parties in Islam. Fatalism(Aljabrieh) and mandate(Alekhtiyarieh). What does that mean? Fatalism: They say that we are obligated to do whatever ALLAH wants us to do and all of our state and live curve is just a path drawn for us and we have no choice or ability to change this destiny. Mandate: They said No ...


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That God made the world is accessories to test for us To know God where we act as ordered it or not? Zuhd : is the output the love of the world from the heart, so Zahid not pay any attention to the world in his heart, and not preoccupied in this world on the purpose for which God created for it Zuhd does not mean to believer give up for a the world and ...


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