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The experience of faith

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 ...
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losing faith, hating life, want to die, and angery at Allah, don't know what to do

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 ...
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Is a conversion to the Muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat?

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 ...
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Could Allah be punishing me for cutting off my sexually abusive father?

Allah puts people through tests to whom he loves the most. The prophets were always faced with hardship but they still manage to carry out the spreading of Islam and has helped shaped it into what it ...
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How to love saying prayers / Salah / namaz?

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 ...
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How to love saying prayers / Salah / namaz?

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 ...
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Is a conversion to the Muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat?

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 ...
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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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Is it possible to take a break from Islam just to get a better notion about this world and maybe islam too?

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 ...
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Is Islam the perfect religion?

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 ...
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Is Earth's Orbit and relation between the Sun and the Moon are properly described in Quran?

No, it is not. 1 Alif, Lam, Meem. 2 This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah - 3 Who believe in the unseen, establish prayer, and spend out of ...
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Can I possibly be forgiven for doing this?

Allah forgives all your sins so long as you are remorseful and regret what you have done. The only way you'll be held accountable would be if you continued your connection with this person. As long as ...
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As a revert, how do I stop losing my imaan when my duas are not answered?

Surround yourself with those who can strengthen your emaan. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man is upon the religion of his best friend, so let one of you look at whom he ...
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Low faith & struggles

Pray in salah and seek Allah's help, know the meanings of duas and surahs which are recited in salah. Start slowly,take your time in offering salah,don't take it hard on yourself,offer one time salah ...
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Why is it when I pray, something bad happens?

Walaikum Assalam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, Don't feel like that. It may be a trick from Shaytan. Pray Salah and ask help from Allah. Ask Allah to forgive your sins, ease your difficulties. If you ...
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Can a Muslim say the shahadah again?

If you mean shahdah as in to re-become a Muslim, I would say you never left. Instead, what I believe you're asking is how to get on the good side of things now that you're grown and more mature. In ...
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Am I legitimate muslim?

In short and concisely to answer your question: you are not allowed to reject a hadith which is Sahih, however, you might have a different interpretation of it (or neutral until you have a concise ...
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Who are these ayah's (2:8-2:10) referring to?

After mentioning the believers and describing them in the beginning of the surah, Allah went forth mentioning the disbelievers and describing them. And then came to the description of those in the ...
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Who are these ayah's (2:8-2:10) referring to?

As‘salaamu alaikum, brother. The passage you cited is talking about “munaafiqun” = hypocrites, pretenders, imposters. People who claimed to be muslims but, in truth, demonstrated no love, loyalty, or ...
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Can't concentrate during salaah while standing

You can pray while sitting, either on the ground or on a chair. A lot of people I know have arthritis and pray on a chair. Pray while standing and if you can't, pray while sitting and if you ...
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Is it possible to know everything about the Quran?

People can certainly memorize the Qur'an (so in that sense they can "know" it all), but even in this case there's still value in reading it. However, according to the Qur'an, it contains parts that ...
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Qur'an and science these days and how people claim that it is debunked and not accurate?

The "scientific miracles" that some preachers have propagated such as embryology, invisible barriers between seas, earth being round, moonlight being reflected, iron being sent from space and the deep ...
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What is the source of faith in Allah for a human being?

To give an comprehensive answer to this question, one must distinguish between several terms, such as Reason (Aql), Soul (Nafs), faith (imaan) , etc . Therefore let's commence with some introductory ...
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What is the source of faith in Allah for a human being?

Faith has been referred to in different ways in Quran. Imaan, (belief) was referred to be more of a heart act. Sura 22:46 tells you that sight is related to the heart. Sura 67:23 and Sura 16:78 tells ...
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If a person does not have proof that Islam is the truth, can he ever become a muslim?

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 ...
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If a non-muslim recites the Shahadah with little or no imaan, will his/her Shahadah be accepted?

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 ...
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Is a conversion to the Muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat?

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 ...
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Why do we have to believe in Jinn? العقيدة vs الايمان

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 ...
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How to remember the time for prayer and to fight the Satan whispering to us?

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 ...
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