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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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Intolerance in muslims

Well.. being a Muslim and living in a Muslim society, i agree with you totally on this matter! Muslims really have gone out of limits when it comes to anger management. The result can be seen in the ...
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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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Do I need to learn Arabic to become a practicing Muslim?

In the name of Allah I would like to congratulate you on entering Islam, and I ask Allah Exalted is He and high above to make you and us steadfast on his right path. You should know that many of ...
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Intolerance in muslims

In addition to what brother Abdul Jabbar has said, I would like to add some points I think is the cause of intolerance. Quran is very clear that belief is a thing of heart and it is not to be forced ...
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Can a Muslim be actor?

Acting is allowed for the female as long as she does not violate any Islamic rules while doing so. Taking off the hijab during the act is not permissible, nor is blasphemy. There are two reasons for ...
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Doubt about the Prophethood of Mohammad because of his marriages

All Praise to Allah The Most Magnificent and blessings of him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions Thanks for your interest sister and asking a question which shows you ...
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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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Is it permissible to split a 4-rakat farz salat into two 2-rakat farz salat?

You can't break 4-rakat faraz or sunnat into two+two. It is not permissible. Although you can shorten your Salat by leaving Sunnat Ghair-Mo'akadah(Sunnah that are not emphasized). You can't skip ...
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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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Listening or read Quran while naked

It's ok to do this as it was narrated that there was nothing prevents the prophet from (reciting) Quran except for Janabah: لَمْ يَكُنْ يَحْجُبُهُ عَنِ الْقُرْآنِ شَىْءٌ لَيْسَ الْجَنَابَةَ " ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 a contagious Muslim exempt from Haj?

The Prophet is reported to have said = "Plague was a means of torture sent on a group of Israelites. So if you hear of its spread in a land, don't approach it, and if a plague should appear in ...
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Is a contagious Muslim exempt from Haj?

The Hajj is not mandatory for a person who does not have the Health, Wealth and means to go to Hajj... Actually in some cases, scholars say it is highly un-recommended for one to do Hajj, if it ...
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Why saying "jummah mubarakah" or "eid mubarak" is considered a bidah (innovation)?

Saying "Eid Muarak" or any good greetings for Eid is not a bidaah since the sahabah used to do it: Jubayr ibn Nufayr said: “At the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, when people ...
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Questioning and thinking about Allah SWT

The signs and evidence that god exists are numerous therefore we already know that god exists, these sort of questions may come into any persons mind there are a lot of things that our human mind ...
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Is it permissible to split a 4-rakat farz salat into two 2-rakat farz salat?

For farz you can't change the number of raka-at, unless you are traveling with a halal intention (then you are allowed to shorten the 4-raka'a prayers to two raka'a only). But for some sunnah prayers ...
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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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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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