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Does the quran have multiple meanings?
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Quran is a book that communicates with its readers at multiple levels. It appeals to the first time reader, as well as, to a scholar. There is a supplication that it attributed to Hazrat Umar bin ...

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I received $4000 dollars, which exceeds nisab, but spent it on food and circumcision before one year of getting, it, do I have to pay zakat?
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Zakat on savings is to be paid by fixing a day of a year. If, on that day, you have money above nisab, then you pay zakat on that. The day can be any day, as long as it is the same for every year.

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Is there a fast of silence in Islam?
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Fasting is an act of worship and the intention of worship is to please God and gain his nearness and consciousness. Had fasting of silence been a way to achieve that, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) must have ...

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Dua for non believing sister
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As long as she is alive, there is opportunity that she might become Muslim. It is recommended that you make dua for her and everyone else too.

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Zakat Calculation: Fluctuating networth
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For bank accounts you have to fix a day of the year(usually 1st of Ramadan but can be any day of the year) and pay zakat on it at the rate of 2.5%. If some money comes in the account a day before, it'...

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Concept of life in exchange of life in Islam
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Allah has mentioned in Quran that no soul will bear the bourdon of another. Also one person will not be asked about the deeds of another. The sacrifice done by Muslims on Eid Ul Azha is to remember ...

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Proof of Koran Authenticity
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Quran says in chapter 2, verse 23-24 And if you are in doubt about what We have sent down upon Our Servant [Muhammad], then produce a surah the like thereof and call upon your witnesses other ...

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Relationship and sex between a muslim woman and non muslim man
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God made this world to test us. The real life is the next one. Being a test, you are given a free will to choose whatever you want. Whatever you choose, will have consequences in this world and the ...

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Past nations sinned and were punished , current nations are excused?
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Whenever God sends a prophet to a nation, they clarify the message of God to the last degree. When the nation does not follow the messenger, with the only reason that they don't want to give up their ...

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Is attaching oneself to Nationalism of a non Islamic country a big sin?
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Allah has put desires in humans and also given them intelligence. It's our duty to not let our desires get hold of us and fog our judgement. It is a natural tendency to have affection for the place ...

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Is it permissible to perform EID Salaat on any day other than the 2 EIDs?
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Eid salaat is to performed on Eid day only. There are only two Eid days in Islam. If you are praying on some other day, then is it to compensate for the one missed on Eid day? If it is, then, since ...

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What is the source of firasat amals?
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It's common to use repetition to memorize something. Similarly, repetition also focuses the mind. It is not the exact count or sequence that matters. The part of Quran you mentioned contain the basics ...

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What is the context of verse 5:101-102?
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Part of knowledge is to understand what we, as human can not comprehend. That is to know our own limitation. Human mind give names to things and ideas. If we can not give a name to anything then we ...

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How Islam conceives overworking?
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Islam puts some responsibilities on you with respect to Allah, your parents, siblings, children and other people. If you are fulfilling these responsibilities, you can work as much as you want. ...

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Children's rights from parents (Son)
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First of all, fatwa is to be taken as an opinion from a learned person. It is to be judged on the logic that person is giving for his opinion. You may choose to follow it if you are convinced on his ...

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Is it Islamically permissible to demand exorbitantly high alimony?
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Islam treats a family as in institution. This institution comes into existence when a man and woman decides to live together as a husband a wife. Each one has his rights and responsibilities. As with ...

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Who are the "unbelievers" in the Quran whom Muslims are not meant to take as friends?
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In order to understand who the unbelievers are, we should understand the nature of things when a prophet of God is sent. A prophet of God does not merely come to give the message of God, but to ...

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What's the reason behind raising one's hand up to the shoulder and ears while saying Takbir?
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In Islam, Quran and Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) Sunnah is taken as a source of "deen". As mentioned in the other answer, saying takbir to start the prayer is established as a Sunnah of our prophet (PBUH)...

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What to do if you stop to believe in Allah?
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A person born is a muslim family is a muslim by birth. There comes a time (usually) when he accepts (or rejects) is willingly. This happens when he comes of age and has an inclination to think in this ...

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Intention to get rid of Riba money?
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Allah is pure and only accept pure things. Even the people at Prophets Muhammad's (PBUH) time, before his proclaimation of prophethood, knew that. They left the reconstruction of Kaaba incomplete due ...

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Language of Surahs in Salat
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The people of the book that only focused on the meaning, lost the actual text. It is our responsibility to convey the text as well as the meaning of Quran to the world. The only parts that must be ...

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What does Iqra (اقرأ) mean?
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As we know that Prophet Muhammad PBUH was not literate, he could not have read any text given to him. The correct interpretation of iqra will be "to preach" this message to others. It correlates to ...

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Under Sharia law, if a muslim became an apostate but then reverted back becoming a muslim again, would the apostate still be sentenced to death?
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Sentence to death of a person who leaves Islam, is not valid after the time of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Since, the death sentence is not valid now, if a person comes back to Islam, then it is nothing ...

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Should a woman leave burqa if her husband forces her
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First we have to determine whether Nikab/Hijab a religious obligation or not? I have shared my opinion that it is not a religious obligation, in answer to this question.. Please read the referred link ...

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Is hijab obligatory in Islam?
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Quran gives a "code of conduct" for men and women interaction in public in Surah-e-Noor Two guidelines are same for men and women: Have modesty in their vision Guard their private parts Following ...

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I travel around the city for 5 hours, am I exempted from fasting?
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Quran specifies that you CAN skip the fast if you are on traveling. The means of travel has changed dramatically over the years. It may be possible that you can travel hundreds of kilometers without ...

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Is it allowed to say "May Allah be merciful to him" for non-Muslim deads/livings?
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This world is a test. Till it is over, a person can come to the right path. I don't see any problem for asking having mercy on a living non-muslim, so that he/she can come to right path. In fact, we ...

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What are the consequences for refusal of non-Muslims to pay Jizya?
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Jizya was a punishment given by Allah to Jews and Christian of the time of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) after clarifying the truth to the last degree. The punishment that was given to the idol worshippers ...

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Is it haram to wear a Remembrance Day Poppy?
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The criteria for clothing that is relevant to this situation is that a Muslim is not allowed to wear anything that is a religious symbol of another nation. E.g. Wearing a cross. Since the poppy leaf ...

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Celebrating one's own Birthday\Meelad
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Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a messenger of God. Everything that relates to him, is automatically treated as part of religion. This is not the case of individual muslims. If you celebrate your birthday, ...

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