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Does "nur" in Qur'an 71:16 mean "reflected light" or just "light"?

The Arabic word nūr (Arabic: نور), associated with the moon, means the opposite of darkness in general. It can be a source of light, and it can be a reflection (or refraction for that matter) of light,...
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Is it unholy to represent the moon sideways like the horns of a cow?

The moon is not holy in Islam as there is no evidence to show that and nor was it a symbol that was used by the Prophet (SAW). So, it doesn't matter how the people draw the moon. They can draw it ...
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Is this true that the behaviours of moon effects us? Is this believed in in islam?

I think what your mother has possibly misunderstood is that, there is a recommendation by the prophet pbuh, to fast on the mid days of the month. Modern scholars and researchers try to reflect on this ...
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Is this true that the behaviours of moon effects us? Is this believed in in islam?

There is nothing in Islam to support this view of your mother. What we find Islam telling us is that the moon has no power. Nor do its cycles or eclipses have anything to do with humans. The Prophet ...
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