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What caused the decline of the Bani Hashim, what form did the decline take, and why did it happen so quickly?

Most of Mecca's TRADING was a passing trade, for the transferred goods from Yemen and Ethiopia to Mecca and their markets and then to A-Sham. Abdul Muttalib and Banu Hashim bound traders to follow ...
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Who built the Kaaba Sharif in Makkah?

Allah said in the Qur'an: Sahih International: Indeed, the first House [of worship] established for mankind was that at Makkah - blessed and a guidance for the worlds. (3:96) Pickthall: ...
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Who built the Kaaba Sharif in Makkah?

The Kaabah has been rebuilt several times through history. At least one of these was by Abraham and Ishmael and this is mentioned in the Quran: وعهدنا إلى إبراهيم وإسماعيل أن طهرا بيتي للطائفين ...
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What caused the decline of the Bani Hashim, what form did the decline take, and why did it happen so quickly?

It is very unlikely that the statement, the Bani Hashim were in decline before the birth of the Holy Prophet, corresponds with reality. If we look at the historical account of the events in the year ...
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Why are we not allowed intercourse with Mahram while children of Adam were allowed to marry them?

Sacredness of mahram is clear in Qur'aan whereas children of Adam having intercourse with each other is arrived at from deduction and unverified stories, there are even alternate stories that al-hoor ...
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Please clarify the following hadith regarding the significance of Nisf-e-Sha'ban

On the hadith, its occurrence and qualification As for the hadith quoted five times: This hadith appears also in Sunan ibn Majah: It was narrated from Abu Musa Al-Ash'ari that the Messenger of Allah (...
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What days are you meant to fast in dhul hijjah

In general you could fast all the month except the day of 'Id (10th dhil Hijja): 'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) said that the Prophet (ﷺ) forbade to observe fast on two days-the day of Fitr and ...
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Was Mansur Al-Hallaj execution Islamically justified?

The thing about him going to India to learn magic is based on the suspicions and accusations of the orthodox scholars and authorities of that time since he was shunned by most of them due to his odd ...
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Was Mansur Al-Hallaj execution Islamically justified?

The main reason for killing him were political accusations with the green light from Sufism, Sunni & Shia scholars. The Sufism whom Hallaj followed, had excluded him from themselves, and also ...
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