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What is the greatest sin in Islam?

Shirk, Associating partners with Allah (SWT), is the greatest sin. Shirk is not 'When you worship other than God', because the root word of Shirk means to associate. The people of Makkah, and all the ...
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Counter-argument to Jesus being the God-Man?

What would you say as a counter argument. "Lakum dinukum waliyadin". Anyone Christian who makes that argument is basing it on two fundamental misunderstandings: That that is how Christians claim ...
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Why does Allah force us to obey him?

What is force? There are two types of force. One is when something will do what is forced without any choice to do differently. This is like Allah forcing the rain to rain. The other is when you ...
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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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Does Allah love all the creation?

Allah's رحمة (mercy\compassion) extends to everything. ورحمتي وسعت كل شيء My mercy encompasses all things — Quran 7:156 ربنا وسعت كل شيء رحمة Our Lord, You have encompassed all things in mercy —Quran ...
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Since God has created us to test us with this life. Why couldn't God make every human know clearly that islam is the truth and keep this test of life?

It is our role as Muslims to do so. During the battles of Persia, Al-Muthanna ibn Hāritha needed extra help. 'Umar ibn al-Khattāb sent over Rab'i ibn 'Āmir with some extra forces to lend military aid ...
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Huge difference between timing of Azan-e-Fajir in normal days and in Ramadan?

The time for Fajr is from dawn till sunrise. Since fasting must begin at dawn, during Ramazan they hold the congregation closer to its starting time, it is convenient. During normal days they delay it ...
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Is it blasphemy to question Islam?

Is it blasphemy to question Islam? No, it is not blasphemy to question your belief in Islam. The companions of the Prophet (pbuh) often asked him questions regarding Islam. During the time of the ...
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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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Is Islam a pantheistic Religion?

Is Islam a pantheistic Religion? No, Islam is not a pantheistic religion. In Islam, "everything is Allah's" not "everything is Allah" (which is the fundamental pantheistic doctrine). If I cut down ...
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Who are the 'chosen people' of God? Are the Jews still the 'chosen people' of God?

Allah's chosen people are those who abide by His criteria for being chosen. The Jews were neither God's chosen people then nor now. I suppose you are referring to the Children of Israel being the ...
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100 times more sex in paradise?

You have misunderstood the true concept of Jannah, it will be a place of eternal bliss. This will include having your desires totally fulfilled to the maximum. The inhabitants will have pleasure ...
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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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Why do we mix faith in God with moral values?

The point is maybe simple if we don't follow the traffic regulation, the traffic would be a mess and in worst case more people would die ... so rules are always needed or necessary. I think this is ...
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Is making Shrine from Gold a sin?

The golden domes above the holy shrines of the Prophet and his Ahl-ul-Bait and other respected personalities in Islam are a sign of their value for the believer who visits them. These personalities ...
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What role does "obligatory caution" play in Sunni Islam?

There is no obvious equivalent. I am presenting some different views from Sunni scholars on the topic of taqlid, but I doubt that a clear analogy exists. Shi'a Definitions NOTE: My own translation ...
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Where can I find the complete sanad for this Hadith that the Milky Way is a doorway to the heavens?

As to the complete sanad as heard and memorized by al-Bukhari is present on the link you gave but only available in Arabic! حَدَّثَنَا عَارِمٌ، قَالَ‏:‏ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو عَوَانَةَ، عَنْ أَبِي ...
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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Ibn Kathir introduced this saying: Al-Bukhari said: "Abu Al-'Aliyah said: "Allah's Salah is His praising him before the angels, and the Salah of the angels is their supplication." Ibn '...
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Do we hate iblis or only his bad actions? Is it strictly forbidden to hate someone as a creature including ibliss? Is all hatred illness of heart?

There are Muslim sinners and there are Kuffar. As for the latter, if we are to follow the literal meaning of various verses of the Koran, they are to be hated not loved. 60:4 We have denied you, ...
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If nothing can’t come from Nothing how did Allah come from nothing?

In the name of Allah, the entirely Merciful , the Especially merciful : But they have taken besides Him gods which create nothing, while they are created, and possess not for themselves any harm or ...
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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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Why slaughtering of animals is not considered as cruel as opposed to what vegetarians think?

Then "killing" plants also does not seem right to me as they're living things too like us (keeping aside if they feel pain or not). We wouldn't have survived till now if we were not to eat them ...
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Do I need to learn Arabic to become a practicing Muslim?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم الحمدلله خلق الانسان علَّمه البیان نَزَّل القرآن بلسان عربیّ مبین، و الصلاة و السلام علی النبیّ العربیّ سیّد ولد آدم و خاتم الانبیاء و المرسلین As far as I searched, there is ...
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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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What orthodox positions with regard to epistemology exist?

Finally the answer I promised is ready. Excuse the long delay. I had little free time to compose this and needed to brush up on some sources for greater accuracy and inclusiveness. Although not too ...
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If non-believers who haven't heard the message of Islam can go to heaven, why spread Islam?

The Qur'an implies they will not be punished (see e.g. SeekersHub): ... And never would We punish until We sent a messenger. Qur'an 17:15 This does not imply they will go directly to heaven. ...
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If society developed so that hijab was considered men's attire, what should Muslim women do?

I think you should consider the reference point for "women imitating men" and vice versa. I believe the reference point is the original Islamic society in the time of the Prophet and not the society ...
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Are we allowed to save money in Islam?

I found the answer I was looking for. As written here https://islamqa.info/en/96115: Islam does not forbid saving up wealth in all cases, rather what is forbidden and what a stern warning is ...
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Does sufism belongs to Islam?

Sufism is the practice of Tasawuff. It's focused on the practice of Tazkiya/Ihsan and the remembrance of Allah. There is no doubt that Tazkiya/Ihsan is a core part of Islam. Refer to the Gabriel ...
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Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind?

Allah ﷻ informed us in the Qur'an the reason for having multiple books: legislation. The religion of all books and prophets is Islam. The creed in all revealed books is monotheism (Allah is the only ...
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