Gulshan
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How do Islamic banks make money if interest is prohibited?
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A traditional bank makes money by lending people money and charging interest on that. And they provide various services and charges money for that also. Again they take money from other people and ...

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What is the role of free will in Islam?
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The islamic commandments can be divided into several categories in this aspect: Obligatory: No scope of choice in Islam. These are- Fardh(mandatory/ implies greater obligation), Wajib(obligatory), ...

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Is celebrating the "Mawlid day" Halal or Haram?
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The first thing is, scholars are not certain about 12th Rabiul Awaal being the birthday of our prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam. Most are of the opinion that 9th Rabiul Awaal is the day of his ...

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What are Ijma (izma) and qiyaas (kias) and when are they applied?
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Ijma means consensus. Normally it is regarded as "consensus among the all muslims". But some other opinion confined it to "consensus among all ulema". And some other say it is only "consensus among ...

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Do Christians, Jews and Muslims worship the same God?
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There are already nice answers discussing the topic of the question. As linked, I visited the other stackexchange sites on the same question. And I felt to share a summery which is actually an answer ...

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What defines a sect in Islam?
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We can start to derive the definition of a sect from this ayah- (http://quran.com/23/53) But the people divided their religion among them into sects - each faction, in what it has, rejoicing. (...

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Is Pantheism (as defined by Spinoza) compatible with Islam?
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First of all, any idea to be compatible with Islam, it has to conform all the principles and points mentioned about that idea in Islam. Then the idea may be expanded without making any collision with ...

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Is evolution compatible with Islam?
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According to my knowledge, main point incompatible between Islam and evolution is- Origin of human being caused by evolution from other species. This is the second link I got from googling "Islam ...

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Can you recite from the middle of a surah in salat?
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There is nothing wrong to start reciting from middle of a Surah in salat. In Quran, there are some special punctuation marks, which indicates where it is ok to stop, where it is better to continue ...

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What is fundamentally unique about Islam?
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The almost unique feature of Islam is "Tawhid" or "strict monotheism". This is also the most important concept of Islamic faith. I said "almost" because comparable level of strictness on monotheism ...

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Can Muslims allow non-Muslims to touch mushaf?
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Let's remember the event of Omar RA accepting Islam. He wanted to see what his sister and her husband was reading. But his sister insisted to clean himself. Then he took bath and recited a portion of ...

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What have scholars said in regards to the definition of a (شاذ) Hadith: هو مخالفة الثقة للثقات?
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So far I know, Shadh is more related to the narration itself and not the chain of narration. There may be some errors, even from the reliable narrators. Some words may get altered, while speaking or ...

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What is the concept of sects in Islam?
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Sects emerge when a group of people are called "out of Islam", "not from true path", deviant, "Bidaati", Murtaad etc. Or it is said that, such and such group is the only follower of true Islam and all ...

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All bidah are haram or not?
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If there is some new things that people start considering "part of Islam", specially any new form of Ibadat(worship), is Bidah. And all these bidah is haram. So, if something is not being considered ...

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Does Asharite atomism affirm that space & time must necessarily be atomic?
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One can go to these links also- Time in islamic Kalam -http://www.pdfio.com/k-2179269.html (go read online) The Essence of Time, Space, and Motion in Islam -http://aksa.us/AKSAarticles/...

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