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Why do Muslims say Subhan Allah, Alhamdulillah and Allahu Akbar for 33 times after daily prayers?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Subhan Allah (سبحان الله) means "Allah is free from imperfection". Al-...
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Why did we do takbir three times during Eid ul-Fitr prayer?

According your description you seem to have prayed the first time a Eid prayer. The major difference between Eid prayers and Jumu'ah is that the sermon of the Eid prayer is performed after the prayer,...
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Why is it believed that a Muslim will eventually get out of hell?

The belief that all Muslims (who are believers) will leave Hell is a belief agreed upon in Sunni Islam. This is in contrast to the Mutazilah and the Khawarij who believed that Muslims who committed ...
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Is Islam really a religion of peace?

Dear brother in humanity, Did you even take the time to read the previous verse or the complete verse at least? Never mind, the Quran does not encourage Muslims to fight non-belivers, however Islam ...
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What formal, doctrinal guidance is there for how a Muslim should personally respond to deliberate, gratuitous abuse of Islam?

For reference, here is the link to my previous answer which details the stance of the schools on blasphemy and its basis in 9:12. Apart from that, 9:61-66 and 33:57 are also sometimes cited as ...
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Does Islam support putting flowers on a grave to reduce punishment?

The hadith is in Sahih Muslim: Once the Prophet, while passing through one of the graveyards of Medina or Mecca heard the voices of two persons who were being tortured in their graves. The Prophet (ﷺ)...
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Some scholars say Muslims who don't pray are not unbelievers, but are executed: on what grounds is this justified?

They base it on: فإن تابوا وأقاموا الصلاة وآتوا الزكاة فخلوا سبيلهم But if they should repent, establish prayer, and give zakah, let them [go] on their way. — Quran 9:5 أمرت أن أقاتل الناس حتى ...
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Some scholars say Muslims who don't pray are not unbelievers, but are executed: on what grounds is this justified?

To complement the answer by @Uma: General rule: A Muslim should not kill another Muslim intentionally وَمَا كَانَ لِمُؤْمِنٍ أَن يَقْتُلَ مُؤْمِنًا إِلَّا خَطَأً And never is it for a believer to ...
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Going from "never prayed in my life" to my first prayer?

It's a great grace that you started praying, and trust me you will learn in very short time. Before explaining the prayer I want to mention that prayer is the act when you can speak to Allah, Allah ...
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Why does Islam want everyone to be converted into their religion?

My answer will not explain the actions of Dr Zakir, however, I will touch on the topic. In Islam, it is our duties to convey and make others aware of the teachings of Islam as this is what we were ...
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How can one share good news without invoking the evil eye?

There's a hadith which goes as follows: “Seek help in having your needs met by being discreet, for everyone who is blessed with something is envied.” and which is more known among people in the ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

Allah ordered his Prophet ﷺ to command his wives and daughters to cover themselves up: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِّأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِن ...
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What are the complete writings of Islam? Qur'an, Hadith, Ahadith, Sunnah, Tafsir, etc? How do they relate to each other? Chart? Map?

The Quran: Is the book or the words of Allah, it is a divine text. Tafseer: Refers to any kind of human interpretation of the Quranic text. It might be based on other Quranic verses, Ahadith, ...
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Is Islam really a religion of peace?

Islam is not a religion of peace in at least the sense that there are major voices in the schools of law that say Islam commands aggressive war against the Non-Muslims on a regular basis. Some of the ...
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Is there any prohibition found that no sex for 40 days after the passing away of a father or mother?

No There is no such prohibition. Instead, there is prohibition on mourning for more than 3 days on the part of women - Narrated Um 'Atiyya: We were forbidden to mourn for more than ...
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Why did we do takbir three times during Eid ul-Fitr prayer?

Eid salat is different in this regard, there are extra Takbirs. The Hanafis add 6 additional takbirs, 3 in the first rakah before the fatiah and 3 in the second rakah before the rukuh.h The Malikis ...
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Why is it recommended to perform wudu' when one is angry?

This concept comes from a weak chained Hadith: إِنَّ الْغَضَبَ مِنْ الشَّيْطَانِ وَإِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ خُلِقَ مِنْ النَّارِ وَإِنَّمَا تُطْفَأُ النَّارُ بِالْمَاءِ فَإِذَا غَضِبَ أَحَدُكُمْ ...
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How reliable is the quote "70 sins between you and [Allah] is much lighter than... just one sin between you and the people" by Sufyan al-Thawri?

Known sources of this statement This statement was attributed to Sufyan a-Thawri by abu Laith as-Smarqandi in his Tanbeeh al-Ghafilyn bi ahadithi sayyid al-Mursalynتنبيه الغافلين بأحاديث سيد الأنبياء ...
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How many conditions of death in which we call a person shaheed or martyr?

There are at least five different kinds of martyrs according to Islam: Abu Hurairah narrated that: The Messenger of Allah said: "The martyrs are five: Those who die of the plague, stomach illness,...
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How is it possible that Muhammad is a prophet (Q 29:27)?

Does Quran 29:27 not exclude any non-Israelite from being a prophet? No it does not. Firstly, there is no exclusion as you have claimed. Adam, Noah, Enoch, Abraham, Lut, Ishmael, Ayub, Hud, Saleh, ...
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Where in Quran it's specified that a person can will one-third of their assets for charity?

The possibility of making an optional bequest (وصية) and distributing the remainder according to the prescribed shares is present in the Quran. من بعد وصية يوصين بها ... after any bequest they [may ...
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Does Islam allow the sale of Muslim real estate to a Jew?

The general rule is that a Muslim can sell anything to anyone. There are some exceptions to this, one of which is that a thing can not be sold when the purpose of the buyer is to do something haram by ...
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Why did the prophet take Counsel of his companions in martial and social affairs?

Because Allah commanded him to do so: وشاورهم في الأمر and consult them in the affairs — Quran 3:159 According to scholarly opinions documented in Tafsir Qurtubi and Tafsir Baghawi, the Prophet was ...
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Is jihad an integral part of Islam?

Edit: I'm specifically referring to Jihad bis saif (armed fighting in the way of God, or holy war). For other jihads, like for self control (jihad bin nafs), knowledge (jihad bil ilm), no permission ...
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Figuring out right calculation method of prayer time

To make things clear First of all i repeat saying that I'm no expert on this matter and my answer is based on my interpretation of this article in Arabic (in addition to other references I found). I ...
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Was Ishmael the one to be sacrificed?

The Quran does not explicitly name 'the one who was to be sacrificed', though people have used some verses to make deductions about it. I personally find the arguments in favor of Ishmael to be more ...
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Does Islam have some sort of creed, or do muslims use creeds and also are there any examples of creeds?

There is no creed in Islam, but there are pillars that form Islam and imān (faith) in Allah from a Sunni point of view. This is well explained in Sahih al-Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4777: عَنْ أَبِي ...
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Does Islamic scripture have an equivalent to "be fruitful and increase in number"?

There's no direct equivalent but the Qu'ran and Ahadith encourage us to reproduce and say that Muslims would be the dominant group in the world. Abu Dawood narrated that Ma’qil ibn Yasaar said: A man ...
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Why does The Reliance of the Traveller highlight 216 liters of water in the context of impurities?

What is a qullah? First of all you should know that a qullah is basically a big vessel (search via google القلة). One could ask himself whether these vessels have been fabricated everywhere with the ...
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