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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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Is Islam a religion only revealed for Arabs?

Islam was revealed for everyone: ياأيها الناس إني رسول الله إليكم جميعا Say, [O Muhammad], "O mankind, indeed I am the Messenger of Allah to you all ― Quran 7:158 تبارك الذي نزّل الفرقان على ...
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Is it permitted to leave Eid salah before the Khutbah?

It is permitted to leave during a sermon unless it is a sermon of jumu'ah. This is due to the fact that the juma'h prayer is fard 'ayn (obligatory on every male Muslim unless he has a valid excuse, ...
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jokes against Allah - trying best not to smile

Work on strengthening your own iman and ghayrah, having to supress smiles on haram jokes is not the trait of a Muslim.Would you have to supress a smile if someone made a joke about your mother? Or ...
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Why do some mothers from the sub continent spent the first 40 days after child birth at their mother's place?

I found this fatwa on islamonlien that explains the 40 days issue: General introdurction on nifaas and some rulings related to it First you should know that the bleeding after child birth is called ...
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How often should we eat meat?

It's a matter of achieving a balance that works for you; there's a wide range that's halal. There's a unspecific restriction in the Qur'an: O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, ...
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Is there any Islamic basis for giving food when someone completes recitation of the Qu'ran or when someone dies?

The sunnah of feeding (poor) people This is covered in both sahih's and the three sunan books A person asked Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) . "What (sort of) deeds in or (what qualities of) Islam are ...
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Is Salaat an-Nabi (Darood) acceptable before Adhaan?

Why shouldn't it be accepted if Allah () says: Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [ Allah to confer] blessing upon him ...
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Is Islam or Muslims anti-Semitic?

No, Islam isn't and a muslim shouldn't be. We believe there are good people and bad people in every nation, but we should do our best to all people. (21:107) And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], ...
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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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What does Islam say about changing one's citizenship to protect our family's faith?

In chapter 4 verse 97: إِنَّ الَّذِينَ تَوَفَّاهُمُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ ظَالِمِي أَنْفُسِهِمْ قَالُوا فِيمَ كُنْتُمْ ۖ قَالُوا كُنَّا مُسْتَضْعَفِينَ فِي الْأَرْضِ ۚ ...
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Do Muslims observe the "Sabbath"?

No, Muslims do not observe the Sabbath as it was only prescribed for the Bani Israel. إنما جعل السبت على الذين اختلفوا فيه The sabbath was only appointed for those who differed over it. — Quran 16:...
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Is it permissible to hurt or insult the people who didn’t fast?

Yes it is as it comes under 'Enjoining Right and Forbidding Wrong' (الأمر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر). But it has stages, at first an offending person should be advised softly, and stricter measures ...
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Why are muslims circumcised when Allah created him in that way?

Muslims are circumcised because Allah has made it part of our deen: Hadith from Sahih Bukhari (https://sunnah.com/bukhari/77/106): Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Five practices are characteristics ...
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If a company is owned by both Muslims and non-Muslims, how can one pay zakat on the "company's savings"?

Zakat is farz on individuals. You pay zakat only on your share of the zaktable assets and inventory. If you do not have enough money liquidate some shares.
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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Ghusl becomes compulsory after: Ejaculation ,Intercourse, ...
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A sect call Muslims outsiders "Wahhabi". Allowed?

Shortly this is a kind of backbiting or gheeba (for more details read Is there a hadd punishment for gheebah/backbiting? Please Answer) or mockery. Allah the almighty says: O you who have ...
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What is this mean?

It has Urdu numerals written on it, which are similar to Arabic numerals. Translated, it would read: 786 ? 6 8 0 8 3 6 9 8 6 7 0 7 5 8 1 7 1 8 5 7 8 7 4 7 9 1 3 7 6 7 4 This is Gematria ...
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Should a girl wear the headscarf before puberty?

There isn't any religious obligation on children to observe hijab: رفع القلم عن ثلاث عن النائم حتى يستيقظ وعن الصغير حتى يكبر وعن المجنون حتى يعقل أو يفيق The pen has been lifted from three: From the ...
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Is Islam a religion only revealed for Arabs?

Walaikum salaam. I had the same question few years ago but my teacher clarified as follows. To maintain originality and avoid known/unknown error/modifications due to translation/understanding error/...
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How do I do namaz if I am a student?

Salah/Namaz is obligatory in any situation. We all have been gone through from this situation, every school have lunch hour, if you want you can pray in your school anywhere, just bring a small cloth....
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If the husband disappears without a trace, who is obliged to spend on his wife?

If the husband is missing, in other words, if there is no word of him and his whereabouts is not known, then the wife should go to the Islamic judge, who can stipulate a specific time period, after ...
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Can Muslim Eat Sea Lobster?

There is a difference of opinion between the madhāhib whether lobster is halal or haram. The opinion of the Hanafi madhab is that it is haram while the opinion of the other three (Hanbali, Maliki, ...
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Is there anything like lessening the fasting in terms of strong fasting / reward besides invalidation of the fasting?

If a person refrains from doing good deeds and commits any form of evil, Allah will not accept that person's fasting. Fasting and praying the taraweeh are excellent ways to please Allah and receiving ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

Bismi Allah Ar Rahman Ar Rahim. In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All Perfect Praise be to Almighty God, and prayers and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah and his family ...
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Do I need to recite the duas before entering and exiting toilet/washroom if I am going for bathing only?

It is sunnah to read the respective duas before entering and after exiting the toilets/washrooms. I assume you have a single enclosure that has both your bath and lavatories fixtures. Hence, it is ...
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What is the correct way to become Muslim?

Judging from your post (which contains an English equivalent of the shahada), it's possible you're already a Muslim. However, it's expected to say it in Arabic. The process is described here: How ...
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Is there an agreement on the Prophet's birth date?

There is no agreement on Prophet's (peace be upon him) birthday. The Fatimids have started Prophet's birthday celebration, but they didn't invent the date. The date 12th Rabi' Al-Awwal is not totally ...
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Does the Qur'an promote violence?

There are many verses which says, catch them, kill them, slaughter them but... To understand those verses, you need to read before and after to clarify the context of the matter. Specially people ...
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How does a Muslim complete his urination?

Whichever method makes you most satisfied that urine will not come out after you have finished. The main reason is in order to keep your clothing clean.
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