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Who named the chapters of the Quran?
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The names are given by the people of that time. These are no given by Allah himself. According to arabic traditions, the names does not necessarily represent the main topic of the chapter.

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Can I show my private organs to a stranger on camera or live?
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It is in human nature that he hides his private part from public. Allah has made this natural instinct, a religious obligation too. Quran mentions that in Surah 23, verse 5 and 6 And they who guard ...

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Does something bought have to be physical?
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Islam devides items between "money" and "everything else". It was usually "physical" in nature, but nowadays it may include items like you mentioned. The important things is money can be exchanged for ...

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How to overcome missed prayers of a year?
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A person may be born in a muslim family, but there comes a time when he matures and accept Islam as his religion at a conscious level. This is the time when a person truly "accepts Islam". This is the ...

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What is the reasoning behind argument that saying I give you divorce 3 times doesn't count as at all?
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Quran explains the right way of giving divorce in detail in Surah Talaq. The important thing to note that, there is only ONE way to give divorce. If this way is not followed, then it is a upto the ...

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How many times should a woman suckle her adopted child to become mahram?
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As far as I know, there is no guidance available for our holy Prophet (PBUH), on how many times a child need to suckle to become a mahram. Different Imams have given their views on this. Some have ...

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Which intoxicants and relaxants are not forbidden?
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There are two general criteria Intoxicant/Relaxants: It should not cause a person loose the ability to judge right from wrong. It should not cause addiction, such that if not taken, will drastically ...

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How should moon to be sighted for Eid celebration?
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The first thing to do is to have correct our understanding and then base our activities based on it. Moon sighting is not necessary now The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said a month can be of 29 days. If ...

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Is there any limitation for Reading Quran completely during one day?
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It is best to read the quran with understanding and contemplation. If you read the whole quran in a day, then it CAN be that you are not reading it, as it should be read. You can read the quran at ...

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Hadith for Allah's love 70 times better than mother's love
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There are many hadiths that mention the number 70. Its not the actual quantitive measure but more, a figure of speech in arab (and other) cultures to show something that is done repeatedly or ...

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Sex during menstruation
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Allah wants us to be mentally and physically pure. When people asked the question about menstruation, Allah mentioned in quran that it is kind of impurity and sexual relation is not allowed. In the ...

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Guidelines for what to do after someone dies
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The first thing to do is to give him a burial. Even if you don't know the person you should follow his funeral procession. The other thing to do ask Allah for his forgiveness. One of the only three ...

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A rich person who collects zakat for the poor is entitled to receive from zakat?
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One of the ways zakat CAN be used is as a compensation of the service to the person collecting the zakat. Just like any other job, it will be considered as a payment. In some countries, it is ...

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Can one offer salah on behalf of someone else?
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You can pray if you want to, but it will not compensate for the missed prayers the other person has missed. i.e. your deeds will not be written in his books. To make a deed acceptable, there must be a ...

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Is playing with dolls allowed?
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I believe your cousin might be referring to this hadith. Prophet Muhammad PBUH used the words "these paintings", which means specific type of paintings. It is well-known that idols were used as to ...

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What are the foods forbidden for Muslims to eat and the reason?
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Reason Islam aims to purify human both body and soul. Thus it give some guidelines to what we eat. As a general guideline, Muslims are not allowed to eat vicious animals like lion, shark etc whether ...

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I was born a Hindu, and I continue. Is it against Allah's will that it is so?
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In Quran, (Surah Maida - Chapter 5, Verse: 48) God has mentioned that ...Had Allah willed, He would have made you one nation [united in religion], but [He intended] to test you in what He has ...

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Do all worldly situations arise by the will of Allah alone? Or are some things happening by the will of others e.g. Shaitan?
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There are two types of thing happening in this world. One, that is controlled by God directly and noone has any control over them except Him. Others are what happens through actions of humans under ...

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Is Prophet Muhammad a perfect and infallible role model?
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Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was assigned as a prophet by God. Their duty, as a prophet, is to teach us His religion. Since prophets live among people, others matter outside the religion are also brought ...

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What do we remember in paradise from life?
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We will be able to relate to experiences of this world in the next, as mentioned it this verse Whenever they are provided with a provision of fruit therefrom, they will say, "This is what we ...

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What kind of people are considered as foolish therefore not qualify to give money as charity?
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I believe the context of the verses you mention refer to orphans that you have decided to take care of and have merged their property with yours. The verses tells us that we should test them if they ...

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Zakat on same wealth for every year
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The categories are exempt for Zakat Items of personal use Means of productions Amount under 'Nisab' The house you are living in, comes under the category of "personal use" and the one you have ...

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Do verses 11, 12, and 176 in surah An-Nisa'a apply to my grandmother and grandfather?
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Inheritance Law is only applicable when a person dies. A person should write (or get it written) his will, but it will only be applied once he/she dies. If a person want to distribute any of his ...

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Do I have the right to marry individually in the manner I desire, against the will of my parents?
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Your responsibility is to convey your point to them as clearly as possible. You are not responsible for their deeds. If they choose to be extravagant, then its upto them. If you choose to boycott ...

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What was the religion of Prophet Mohammad (s) before become messenger of Allah?
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Abrahamic religion was prevalent in Arabia as no other prophet came to Arabia after Prophet Abrahim (PBUH). Arab used to associate themselves with Prophet Abrahim (PBUH), so I think Prophet Muhammad (...

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What is the definition of politics?
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I think your approach to politics and Islam is not right. Islam does not define a political system and it is not concerned with any particular type of system. Islam came to purify human beings. This ...

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A Question Concerning Consensus and Hadith
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Scholars, their sayings, and their consensus (ijtehad) is not religion. They are to be taken as "good advice". It was done by the scholars in the situations, where they thought, no direct instruction ...

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What calamity befell Jesus' Nation?
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Prophet Jesus (PBUH) came as a warner to Jews. Jews or Bani-Israel is the nation that originated from Prophet Abraham's (PBUH) son, Prophet Isaac (PBUH). Before Prophet Abraham (PBUH), individuals ...

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Replying back the greetings from a muslim
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"Assalamualaikum" means "Peace be upon you" and "Waalaikumsalam" is a reply "Peace be upon you, too". These are normal arabic words. If you like it, you can say it. This is very old tradition of ...

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Can I delay marriage under extreme circumstances?
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In Islam, a marriage is (also) considered a "contract" between a man and a woman that they agree to live together as a husband and a wife. This contract has obligations on both man and woman. One ...

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