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Does anyone know the source of "Don't abuse other people's god"?

The saying you're referring to is an ayah of the Qur'an, namely Surat al-'An'Am 108: ولا تسبوا الذين يدعون من دون الله فيسبوا الله عدوا بغير علم كذلك زينا لكل أمة عملهم ثم إلى ربهم مرجعهم فينبئهم بما ...
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Is Krishna a prophet of Allah?

Please see this answer with regard to Hinduism being of divine origin according to Islam. In short, there were several messengers, and we don't know the names of all of them and hence it is possible ...
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What is the ruling on non-Muslims having Temples, Churches and Synagogues in Muslim lands?

The Ahl al-Dhimma are permitted to worship according to their religion, because peace has been made with them on the condition of paying Jizyah and not on the condition of abandoning their religion. ...
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Do modern-day Jews, Sabians and Christians have "nothing to fear or to regret" (Qur'an 5:69)?

If they learn of the arrival of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) and reject him and continue on their original religion, then no they will not have "nothing to fear or regret". Perhaps the most ...
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Is it possible that Hinduism was founded by a Prophet of Allah but has been changed into polytheism?

I'd suggest that you ask the people over at Hinduism.SE about whether the given scripture is authentic or properly interpreted by Zakir Naik. Unfortunately I've seen many of his claims, from ...
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Can I marry a LDS/Mormon woman? I know the Qur'an allows marriage to believers, but are Mormons believers?

According to Islam, male muslims are only allowed to marry people of the book, which is Jews and Christians. In light of this, as shown here: Mormons are a group that broke from Christianity. This ...
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Why are there imams that don't respect other religions?

Well being disrespectful towards other religions isn't what Islam teaches it's followers. The Prophet(SAW) would engage in discussion with the Jews and used to tell them that Musa(AS) was his brother (...
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Are all other religions after islam are fraud?

Yes. Absolutely based on below evidence. It is He Who has sent His Messenger (ﷺ) with guidance and the religion of truth (Islam), to make it superior over all religions even though the Mushrikun (...
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Who is a Jew... According to Muslims?

Well we don't run an IQ test based on Qur'an and Hadith even on a Muslim to determine if he/she is a Muslim or not. Just kidding, I mean to say, a community doesn't constantly keep track of ones (a so ...
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Is there a distinction in obligations between a Muslim and a non-Muslim?

According to Jews, Judaism is only for the children of Israel while laws of Noah are applicable to all humanity. Therefore laws of Judaism are only expected to be fulfilled by Jews, but the 7 laws of ...
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What counts as prostration of worship?

Prostration (sujod) is worship when your intention is to venerate a deity. When Allah commanded everyone to prostrate to Adam = And when We said to the angels, "Prostrate to Adam," and they ...
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Can Muslims celebrate Valentine's Day?

A Muslim may not celebrate or participate in a non-Muslim festival. Celebration or participation may indicate an endorsement of such an occasion and its principle. Celebrations are characteristic of ...
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Is it halal to supply building matterials to build a temple?

Surah Al-Maidah , Ayah # 2: تعاونوا على البر والتقوى ولا تعاونوا على الإثم والعدوان Cooperate in righteousness and piety, but do not cooperate in sin and and transgression Building a temple ...
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Can social functions be booked in a Church?

There are different views about your question The first view is that it is haram to enter a church This is the view of the Hanafis and Shaafa’is, but the Shaafa’is limit the prohibition to ...
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Does Islam mention Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma in its scripture?

The Quran does not mention the name of any religion other than Islam. 3:19 And it doesn't name the followers of any other religion, except for Yahud (Jews), Nasarah (Christians), Majus (...
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Do someone need to explicitly tell about their conversion to islam?

It is better to declare the faith, as it is important in many social matters. For example, in the event of death, if faith is not declared then Muslims will not be allowing funeral in Muslim grave ...
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Is it possible for food to be both jhatka and halal?

The main difference between the two slaughter methods is that severing the head entirely kills the animal before the blood has a chance to drain; slaughtering it in the common Islamic manner keeps the ...
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Is it sinful to give my child the freedom to choose religion by himself?

Forenote: You said you were a Hindu so this answer is based on if you were Muslim Yes, it would be sinful providing that the child's parents were Muslim Allah says in the Qu'ran: وَمَن يَبْتَغِ ...
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Is it sinful to give my child the freedom to choose religion by himself?

Assalam alikum bro Islam said you should guide your child in right and true path.as a world matter you also want to guide your child in prefect filde so you should guide your child in religion's ...
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Can shatan show miracles to fool other religion's people?

Satan is incapable of showing miracles. He, however, might be able to resort to trickery as was done by the courtiers of Pharao, when challenging prophet Moses. This kind of trickery is possible even ...
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Is it wrong for a Muslim to say that no Hindus will go to Jannah?

Yes brother it is true as Muslims we should not claim to know the unseen as that is beyond us and Allah's domain, although Allah has reviled the glorious Quran and in it he has stated that the only ...
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What should be a Muslim's attiutude towards the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, mindfulness and zen buddhism?

If it strengthens your faith and is compatible with the Quran, I think you have answered your own question. I am only practicing Islam for two years, as a new Muslim I am both uplifted and also ...
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What should be a Muslim's attiutude towards the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, mindfulness and zen buddhism?

he somehow equates this with God implies shirk. There are many teaching from different people across the world. Islam differs from many other religion and other's teaching on one major base. "SHIRK". ...
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Is it shirk for a Muslim to celebrate Valentine's Day?

It is not permitted for Muslim's to celebrate Saint Valentine's Day (see question 37908). However, there is no scholarly opinion that celebrating Saint Valentine's Day is shirk or kufr at large. Doing ...
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Are Muslims encouraged to research other faiths?

Imam Ibn BaZ said: No, you should not ... Because it may cause you to be in doubt, and it contains 'Shubhat' (critics against Islam). The prophet PBUH when he saw Omar reading the Taurah (Old ...
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What is the Difference between Salat and other ibadah from another religion? Regarding find peace

The real purpose of Salat is not to get only Peace. Yes it is true that offering Salat gives a person peace internally, but the main purpose of Salat is to obey the order of Almighty Allah. We have to ...
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