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Is the supplication, “O Allah, show us a bad day for them” regarded as reviling or inveighing against time?

July 8, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Is the supplication, “O Allah, show us a bad day for them” regarded as reviling or inveighing against time?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: This supplication is not narrated in any report and we did not find it in any of the books of Sunnah. Secondly: There is nothing wrong with using these words in • Read More »

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What do the words hulool (incarnation) and ittihaad (union with the divine) mean?

July 3, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

When I read books about belief (‘aqeedah), I often come across refutations of those who believe in ittihaad (union with the divine), refutations of those who believe in wahdat al-wujood (“unity of being”), and so on. What is meant by hulool (incarnation) and ittihaad (union with the divine)?   Praise be to Allah. Hulool (incarnation) • Read More »

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There is no contradiction between the fact that Allah is more merciful to His slaves than a mother to her child and the fact that the disbeliever will abide in Hell for eternity

July 3, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

How are we to understand the words of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), “Allah is more merciful than this woman to her child”? For the Muslim woman is merciful towards her son, even if he is a disbeliever, so will Allah show mercy to His disbelieving slave? Does the fact • Read More »

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Is it permissible for the imam to say the basmalah (i.e., the phrase “Bismillah ir-Rahmaan ir-Raheem) out loud so as to soften the hearts of the worshippers?

July 3, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Recently I was appointed as an imam in a mosque, temporarily, and I started to lead the people in prayer. According to the best of my knowledge, there are two opinions regarding the matter of saying the basmalah (i.e., the phrase “Bismillah ir-Rahmaan ir-Raheem (In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful)”) • Read More »

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He denies that Allah rose above His Throne and he is asking: where was Allah before He created the heavens and before He created the Throne?

July 2, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

There is someone who denies that Allah is above His creation and rose above His Throne, may He be glorified and exalted, and he always asks: where was Allah before He created the heavens, and before He created directions, and before He created the Throne?   Praise be to Allah. Firstly: In the answer to • Read More »

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