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Significance of Makkah in Islam

Five times a day, over a billion Muslims around the globe face toward the city of Makkah to pray. As the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad, Makkah is considered to be the holiest city in Islam. Other important and holy Muslim cities include Jerusalem, as well as the city of Medina …

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Science and the Quran

There are many ways of approaching this topic, but one of the ways in which Muslims have attempted to delve into it is by highlighting the many verses in the Qur’an that seem to correspond with the findings of modern science. One such work is by former French, medical doctor …

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Islamic Punishment – Harsh

I’m intrigued by the framing of this proposition. It seems to imply that punishment cannot be just if it is harsh or vice versa. I believe that punishments under Islamic law are indeed harsh but that doen’t make them unjust. This technically places me on both sides of the proposition …

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An Overview of Islamic Funeral Ceremony

Death is the only certain thing in this life… if one really thinks about it. It has been predestined for every soul. So after death what next? The funeral ceremony is usually the immediate thing to be concerned about, at least from an Islamic perspective. In Islam, it is encouraged …

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Prophet Yaqub

Story of the Prophet Yaqui ( Jacob ) ” We gave him Ishaq and Yaqub. Each of them We made a Prophet. And We gave them Our mercy and assigned to them a high and true renown. (Quran 19:49-50) It is reported that upon his old age Abraham wished to …

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Muslim Dietary Laws

Halal food is a term used to define the meat and foods allowed for human consumption by Muslims according to Islamic dietary laws. So, what is halal and what is not? A quick look at what these dietary laws are for Muslims will explain the restrictions of halal food. When …

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Admirable Traits and Personality of a Muslim

If someone can sharpen their feeling of servitude and humbleness before God well in their hearts, the effects would be as follows: Firstly: If the humbleness and servitude in that Muslim is strong enough, then it would destroy all mazmumah traits like showing off (riyak), self-admiration (ujub), seeking recognition (sum’ah), …

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The Commandments of Islam

The Quran is the primary source of law in Islam and is the final and highest authority for Muslims in all matters. It is the fundamental source of the commandments of Islam and is a book of complete guidance. It offers a comprehensive code of life covering all dimensions of …

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