Najeeb
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How does Islam see hypnosis?
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Hypnosis seems to be a good tool for curing psychological problems wherein the hypnotist can have the patient regress into his past (not "past life") to find the root cause of his psychological ...

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Why is Jizya necessary if there is no compulsion of religion?
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As you rightly mentioned, a similar tax (wouldn't want to use that word because there is no notion of taxation in Islam) had to be paid by Muslims, that is Zakah. By paying Jizya, the non-Muslim in a ...

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Is Allah [swt] the creator of both good and evil?
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Have a look at the verse again. It specifically states "the evil of that which He created." This essentially means that the evil comes from the creation and not from Allah. Think of it this way, ...

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Who is "we" referring to in the verse 41:12?
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The word "We" here refers to Allah, and Allah Alone. How this can be so will make more sense for someone who comes from an Asian background. For instance, in Urdu/Hindi (Indian languages) too, "We" ...

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What is the view of Islam on Nationalism and Patriotism?
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Whatever one loves to the extent of differentiating based upon it, becomes his or her religion. There is a hadith to the effect that a sign of perfection of iman is that a person loves and hates for ...

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Does magic exist in reality?
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A very interesting question. Insha Allah I will attempt to answer some of the queries to the best of my knowledge. Your last question first: reciting from the Qur'an and blowing on water and drinking ...

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Does the Quran contain all of Allah's revelations? (Sunni view)
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Brother, Revelation is of multiple types in terms of where it is placed: The Qur'an: The Qur'an is the verbatim Word of Allah as it was revealed to the Messenger (SAWS). This can be thought of as the ...

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Which Quran verses mention the sahaba/companions?
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By name, as the answer and comment above indicate, it was only Zaid (RA). Generally, all of them in this verse: Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah ; and those with him are forceful against the ...

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What is ربا (Riba) according to the Quran?
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Riba, translated as interest or usury, is strongly forbidden in Islam to the extent that there is a declaration of war from God and His Messenger against the one who practices it (Holy Qur'an 2:278,...

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Has judgement day happened before also?
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Allah is the Creator of everything in the truest sense of the word. We tend to assume that Allah only created the material things that we see, like the stars and the other celestial bodies, and ...

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Our relation to God and the prophet Muhammad in paradise
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Those Deserving of Paradise will be able to see Allah in Paradise, just the way we can see the moon on a clear night. When those deserving of Paradise would enter Paradise, the Blessed and the ...

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Arabs and other nationalities
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@Newbie, Allah's Pleasure on His servants is concomitant with their efforts. So if you (as a non-Arab) find it difficult to read and understand the Qur'an vis-a-vis an Arab who can do so flawlessly, I ...

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Is Imaan a precondition to become a Muslim?
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You have asked a question that affords no straightforward answer. In a way, the answer would be no, it isn't necessary for a person to have complete faith before entering Islam, which is by formally ...

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National Anthem in Islamic Schools
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A national anthem is a hymn or song of praise and love for one's nation. And all praise is for Allah Alone. So I don't think it is appropriate for a Muslim to sing the national anthem. Allow me to ...

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Is it a sin for our son to have "Rahim" as his name on his birth certificate?
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I don't think there's anything wrong in calling a human Rahim or even Rauf since the Messenger (SAWS) himself has been referred to as such in the Qur'an: "There has certainly come to you a Messenger ...

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Killed someone 40 years ago, the murderer is a refined muslim now. What would be the punishment in Islamic laws?
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The Islamic punishment for murder is death, of course, unless the family of the victim forgives the murderer. Having said that I would also like to add that the murder should have been committed while ...

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Frequent change in message from the creator (God, Allah)
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@Satya, the Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) has been mentioned in earlier scriptures including the Hindu Vedas where he is directly referred to by his name, viz., "Ahmed." And he is also mentioned in the ...

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Which Islamic school should a non-Muslim convert to first?
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I would not want to give a politically-correct answer to this question. Rather I will use a different approach. If you are a Muslim, answer y/n to the list below with what you agree. Do you agree ...

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Is a multilevel marketing business with a binary plan halal?
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The binary system (per se) is certainly halaal. I know, since I have designed and coded an entire binary network marketing system. (On the .Net platform for the curious.) There are a few conditions ...

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Is it haram to choose to never marry?
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"And whatever the Messenger has given you - take; and what he has forbidden you - refrain from." Qur'an 59:7 Thus we have direct evidence from the Qur'an that it is incumbent upon all believers to ...

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Why is looking at thinly claded and/or sexually attractive women haram?
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Islam provides us the best and most effective solutions while trying to convince others about the truth. Invite to the way of your Lord with wisdom and good instruction, and argue with them in a ...

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Does Islam permit honor killing?
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I would like to say that the above incidents are not honor killings; rather, they are part of the shareeah of Islam ("the law of the land"). In the incidents (hadeeth) quoted in your question, the ...

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Condition during the prophet's death?
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Please know that Umm-ul-Momineen Aisha was never shy to reveal the intimate details of her marital life because it has helped Muslim women throughout this ummah's 1400+ years of existence. So even ...

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Can I be mahram to my sister whom I am attracted to?
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I do not really know what should be said about this except what Islam says in conjunction with basic common sense. In this case it would be best to stay away from her and I would also recommend that ...

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Is music allowed if it helps you think of God? (Sunni View)
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There seems to be unanimous consensus that music is haraam across most mainstream schools of thought, Shia or Sunni. However I think that may not be the intent of your question; Rather I can surmise ...

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End time of Magrib before it becomes Qaza
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Dusk (the time when maghrib salaah is valid) is immediately followed by night, which is when the time for eesha salaah starts. That moment of transition from dusk to night is when maghrib salaah, if ...

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Will it possible to have in Jannah your own galaxy or universe?
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To put things in context: The galaxy that is inhabited by our solar system (that includes the Sun, our Earth, and myriad other planets) is some 100,000–120,000 light-years in diameter and contains ...

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What is Shariah View on Multi Level Marketing/Network Marketing?
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I agree with @Abbas' answer that many scholars most probably do not understand this business in its totality. As such giving a blanket fatwa that it is haraam may not be entirely correct. To ...

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Paying taxes to corrupt governments?
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I can well understand the situation as described by you. As @goto suggested, one option is migrating to another country. Though this may not be possible overnight -- uprooting one's family and re-...

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Married girl again marry without taking divorce
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Since you say that you and your wife were not properly divorced, it is automatically implied that she has been married to you during the entirety of this period when she got herself "married" to this ...

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