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Beliefs (Aqaa’id)

Who invented the Trinity?

Who invented the Trinity? Who invented the Trinity? What is the source of the Christian concept of the Trinity? The three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – all purport to share one fundamental concept: belief in God as the Supreme Being, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe. …

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What Muslims Believe

The fundamental message of Islam is simple: To worship God (Allah) alone. The Quran (the revealed scripture of Islam) states: “Say, He is Allah , (who is) One, Allah , the Eternal Refuge. He neither begets nor is born, Nor is there to Him any equivalent.” [Quran chapter 112] The …

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Jesus in Islam

Jesus is a figure who is loved and revered by billions of people the world over. Yet there is so much confusion surrounding the status of this colossal personality. Muslims and Christians both hold Jesus in high regard but view him in very different ways. The questions raised in this …

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Imam Abu Hanifah (R.A.) & the limits of Logic

Once rumours were spread about Imam Abu Haneefa (rahmatullahi alayh) that he has made changes in Deen by giving preference to his own reason and intelligence over the Quran and Hadith. This propaganda also reached Hazrat Muhammad Baaqir (rahmatullahi alayh). Hazrat Muhammad Baaqir (rahmatullahi alayh) was a Sayyid (a descendant …

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Follow Qur’an and Sunnah?

Question: A friend at university has joined a new group that has recently been hosting programs on various issues. Hence he no more strictly follows any of the four Imaams (Imaam Abu Hanifah, Imaam Shaafi, Imaam Maalik and Imaam Ahmad bin Hambal Rahmatullahi Alaihim). He claims that in many aspects …

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Is it permissible to marry in the month of Muharram?

Question: I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which muharam does fall, i have been told by family members that it is not permissible to marry in those months, …

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Books of the previous Ambiya

Question: In the Qur’aan it states that we as Muslims believe in the books Torah and Bible (revelations) and that Nabi Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is the last Prophet and messenger. Based on this, am I permitted to the read the Torah, as I would like to know the 300 …

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How can I protect myself from all harm and evil?

Question: Following the practice of Rasulullah sallallaahu alaihi wasallam with regards to reading the 3 Quls thrice and rubbing over one’s body, what is the Sunnah method for this practice? And when should this be performed?   Answer: It is narrated on the authority of Sayyidatuna Aa’ishah Radiyallahu Anha that …

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The virtue of passing away on a Friday

Question: What is the virtue of a person passing away on a Friday? Answer: A Muslim who passes away on a Friday is saved from the punishment of the grave. It is narrated on the authority of Abdullah bin Amr that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said:   عن عبد الله …

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