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7569d7  No.19586

Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread:

Post all such questions here. I'll start with a few of my own.

As a non-Muslim (non-religious period) I wonder about the notion that God (Allah) "wants" things from us. "Wanting" to me feels like it implies a kind of inferior state, as though one was lacking something. Does Allah "want" things from mankind? To follow certain rules perhaps? Or is it not a matter of "wanting" but something else?

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d28777  No.29332

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>>29328

It is blatantly obvious that the people writing the commentary try to explain away anything that cannot be rationally explained in line with "science".

There are far worse sections of commentary.


ff4de0  No.29333

>>29331

>>29332

No, I mean offer up a better interpretation of Qur'an. If you haven't read any of the others, all you had to do was say so in the beginning. Never lodge a complaint without offering an alternative solution.


d28777  No.29336

File: 9acf262d053ad33⋯.jpg (52.32 KB, 370x428, 185:214, 001.jpg)

>>29333

I have read several different translations of the Quran. Pic related is a recent translation and widely believed to be one of the best.

If you are looking for an interpretation of the meanings of the Quran, then you would be looking for a tafsir. There are several different tafsirs of the Quran on youtube and there are many in book form. One of the best ones is Tafsir Ibn Kathir.

http://www.alim.org/library/quran/AlQuran-tafsir/TIK/1/0

That copy of the Quran is better than nothing, but the things they say in the commentary…..they contradict hadith and other supporting verses in the Quran just to try and make its meaning more palatable to people who have a hard time believing in the unseen aspects of Islam.


b67f1a  No.29341

>>29336

Anon from >>29303 here. I want a translation with no commentary, if possible. Only as accurate and precise of translation to English as possible.


d28777  No.29349

>>29341

Any translation of the Quran you could find access to would do. Some are slightly better worded than others, since it is impossible to translate the entirety of the meanings of the Arabic to any other language. Even if you just read the translation part of the Quran the other anon suggested, it would be better worded than a few of the other translations I have seen. You can get the general idea of what is meant from the translation, but to get the complete meaning you would need to write several extra sentences of additional information for many of the verses in the Quran.

The word Quran literally means recitation. At first it was only orally recited and memorized, later on it was completely compiled into a book after the Prophet (PBUH) passed away. When I first reverted, I listened to an audiobook of the Quran where they recited the Arabic, then followed each verse with an English translation. That way you could hear the beauty and eloquence of the Quran, in the way it was originally delivered to the people.


be625c  No.29366

>>29304

>ahmadi heretic commentary

into the trash it goes


6107bf  No.29384

File: 0afe40b49e576fb⋯.jpg (49.15 KB, 750x1000, 3:4, raf,750x1000,075,t,fafafa_….jpg)

I love Islam so much that I have started eating more vegetables now, of all things, just because I want to live to age 100 or so, hopefully I can learn as much as possible for me in such time.


985e8f  No.29401

>>29341

Hi, this is the best I've come across;

https://www.noblequran.com/translation/

Difference between quran.com and this one;

This one;

Alif-Lam-Mim. [These letters are one of the miracles of the Qur'an and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings].

Quran.com

Alif, Lam, Meem.

The additional info that you need is there, but it is not overbearing.


ff4de0  No.29402

File: 3189c90f4f32ca8⋯.png (15.47 KB, 296x581, 296:581, MK.png)

>>29401

You can select the Mushin Khan translation at quran.com. It's in the settings. The only major one its missing is the Arberry interpretation, but that is easily found at

http://tanzil.net/#trans/en.arberry/1:1


b67f1a  No.29425

>>29401

>These letters are one of the miracles of the Qur'an and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings

So, is speculation on their meaning considered an affront to Allah, or encouraged?


3392ca  No.29487

>>29384

>Islam made me eat more vegtables

May Allah (swt) continue to bless you with wisdom,anon!


045739  No.29572

My libido is through the roof. Nofap doesn’t help because now I’m even more obsessive over girls. I don’t know… will I lose (contain) my libido after a while? Day 3.


ff4de0  No.29575

>>29572

Masturbation, in and of itself, is not haram. Pornography is, but rubbing your own organ is no different than rubbing your arm. It's yours. If you want to rub it, do so. Just keep it private and make sure you wash thoroughly before prayer. "NoFap" is a really stupid /r9k/ meme and being ashamed of your own body is a Jewish lie.

In short: it is good to avoid it because it can lead to pornography and other lusts. Get married ASAP. But it isn't out right forbidden.


d28777  No.29591

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>>29575

The difference between rubbing your arm and rubbing your penis is that you don't ejaculate and enter a state of janaba from rubbing your arm.

There is quite a bit of evidence that suggests that it is haram.

http://www.islamicacademy.org/html/Articles/English/Masterbation_and_Islam.htm

Masturbation messes with your testosterone levels and it has several negative health effects.

>>29572

Just stick to it. It is very difficult during the first week. After 2 weeks it gets much easier. After 3 weeks you will notice a great difference in the way you feel and think. It is worth it. I had a hard time quitting at first, and I just kept trying. It took a couple of attempts. I haven't masturbated in over 2 years. I stopped counting. But yes, you should get married. It is easier to control your thoughts when you are in a state when you haven't masturbated in at least a month.


ff4de0  No.29605

>>29591

>Masturbation messes with your testosterone levels

Yeah, if you're doing it 5x per day, of course it does. It has no effect on a person who does it once or twice a week.


d28777  No.29606

>>29575

>>29605

>Masturbation, in and of itself, is not haram

Prove what you have said with evidence from the Quran and hadith.


ff4de0  No.29607

>>29606

Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal regards semen as an excretion of the body like other excreta, and permits its expulsion the same way bloodletting is permitted. Ibn Hazm holds the same view. Hanbali jurists permit masturbation under either of the following conditions: 1) Fear of committing fornication or adultery, or 2) Not having the means to marry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2J4uzCZ8ZRA&feature=youtu.be&t=22m20s

http://www.onislam.net/english/ask-the-scholar/morals-and-manners/social-manners/masturbation/175706-islamic-ruling-on-masturbation.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_and_masturbation#Sahabah_view

Unless you're somehow more enlightened than the scholars and the sahabah, then you'll know that it is makruh, not entirely haram.


d28777  No.29608

>>29607

I am not implying that I am more enlightened that scholars or the Sahaba. I just think that you should take into consideration the fact that the Prophet (peace be upon him) advised people to fast as a means of controlling their sexual desires. He suggested fasting, not anything else. There are other hadith stating that the one who “marries his hand” is cursed and the one who masturbates will be brought up on the day of resurrection having his hand pregnant. The point is it’s debatable. The Prophet (peace be upon him) advised that a believer should stay away from things that are questionable, and that issue is VERY questionable.

When you say that masturbating is probably not haram, maybe it is only disliked, it isn’t a strong incentive to stop doing it. Someone needs to believe something is wrong before they can develop the willpower to change.

Quitting masturbating isn’t an easy task. It is very difficult. I had to try several times before I was able to quit for a long period of time. But it is necessary to know in the back of your mind that it is haram, and that is what I still believe. I didn’t masturbate for over 2 years before I got married. As for the testosterone issue, I know from personal experience that when I had a wet dream, I did not have as much energy as I usually did for a few days afterwards. It is easy to tell when your job involves a lot of physical labor. Once you make it over the hurdle of not masturbating for a few weeks, it becomes much easier. You have better thoughts and you feel much better not doing that. I never would have been able to stop if deep down I thought that doing it might be acceptable in Islam.


d28777  No.29610

>>29608

Also I have never seen, in any of the narrations about purifying oneself from a state of janaba, a mention of masturbation. They explicitly state “after one has a wet dream or after having relations with one’s spouse.” Those are the only 2 things mentioned, because those are the only acceptable ways of being in a state of janaba. It does not explain how to purify yourself after commiting zina or after commiting adultery, because those are not acceptable actions. It does not mention masturbation when talking about being Junub and having to take a Ghusl afterwards.


ff4de0  No.29611

>>29608

>Someone needs to believe something is wrong before they can develop the willpower to change.

Perhaps, but we are not allowed to declare haram that which Allah has not declared haram. Not even the Prophet(pbuh) is allowed to do so.

I'm not saying it's 100% great and everyone should be polishing the bishop every day. All I'm saying is that a Muslim should not fall into the trap of "nofap" under the guise of it being haram. It's ok to do it under certain circumstances, making it makruh and not haram.


d28777  No.29613

>>29611

The general principle in Islam is that if you are given the choice between 2 evils, you choose the lesser of the 2 evils. Obviously masturbating is the lesser evil when the choice is between that and committing zina. You should consider all the available evidence before making a decision. And there are scholars and evidence that support the position that it is haram.


ff4de0  No.29614

>>29613

I gotta be honest with you, akhi. If someone can't handle nofap for 2 days without getting hypertensive and begging for help, then they are in genuine danger of zina and should probably just go ahead and relieve themselves.

However, 90% of the "nofap" people we see here are the /r9k/ or /b/ meme followers and don't really have any connection to Islam. They're just looking for an excuse to avoid their sexual addiction when they should be looking for, perhaps, a doctor to help them out.


3212b6  No.29615

>>29608

>There are other hadith stating that the one who “marries his hand” is cursed and the one who masturbates will be brought up on the day of resurrection having his hand pregnant.

Can you post these hadiths along with authentication?


d28777  No.29616

>>29615

They are in the link I posted. http://www.islamicacademy.org/html/Articles/English/Masterbation_and_Islam.htm

Allama Mahmood Alussi (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates in Ruh-ul-Ma’ni: “Atta (may Allah be pleased with him) says that I have heard that on the Day of Judgment one group will be brought in such a way that their hands will be pregnant. I think they are the masturbators.” Allama Alussi further says: Saéed bin Jubayr (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates that the Prophet (Allah’s Grace & Peace be upon him) said: “Allah Exalted will inflict punishment on a group of people because they misused their private parts.” (Ruh-ul-Ma'ni p. 291)

Anas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates that the Prophet of Allah (may Allah be pleased with him) said: “The person who performs marriage [nikah] with his hands (i.e. masturbates) is cursed.” (Fatawa Razaviyya, Vol. 10, p.80)

However,

Mufti Waqar-ud-din Al-Qadri (Hanfi) writes in “Waqar-ul-Fatawa” (Vol. 1, P. 269): “If a person is overpowered by sexual desire such that there is fear of him becoming involved in adultery or he is not capable of marrying or his wife is so far that he can't go there. Then it is hoped there is no punishment for the one doing this [masturbation]. It is written in “Durr-e-Mukhtar” (Vol. 2, Pp 109) (by Sheikh Alla’ud Din Muhammed son of Ali Haskiffi, died 1088H): ‘If there is fear of committing adultery then it is hoped that there is no punishment on the one doing this (masturbation)’. Allama (Syed Mohammed Amin Ash-Shaheerba Bin Abideen) Shammi, (may Allah’s mercy be upon him, died 1253H) has also argued on this quite a lot and decided that if he does this with the intention of saving himself from committing sin it will not be a sin and if he does it with the intention of enjoyment he will be a sinner.”


d28777  No.29617

I admit, I decided to stop when I was about 29-30 years old so I’m sure I didn’t have as strong a desire as someone who is younger. But I didn’t decide to do it because of the “nofap” reasons or people who are trying to espouse that way of thinking. I did it because I saw the evidence that it is haram and made the decision to quit. I would prefer to go through a period of discomfort for a time than have an unnecessary action like masturbation to worry about on the day of resurrection.

The first time I tried to stop it was extremely difficult. I only made it a few days. Then I felt really bad about giving up so quickly and tried again. I made it a little over a week. I tried again and almost made it a month. I tried again and made it 2 months. After that time I felt very bad, it even made me feel physically bad. Then I completely quit. After you quit for a long period of time you feel way better. It is way easier to be confident and to control yourself and your thoughts around women when you aren’t masturbating. That might sound ridiculous when feeling extreme urges after a couple days, but it is the truth.

Don’t go to nofap places or threads for support if you are going to attempt to stop. Just fast and try to do the best you can and don’t give up. Listen to or read the Quran and Islamic things for encouragement. This is what I originally read that made me decide to stop. https://www.islamicboard.com/advice-amp-support/134303736-overcome-masturbation.html?highlight=masturbation


3212b6  No.29618

>>29616

With all due respect, you don't think it's strange that masturbation is on the same level as incest with your mother??! That hadith is obviously not authentic. But I still looked it up and to no surprise, it wasn't. See: http://fatwa.islamweb.net/fatwa/index.php?page=showfatwa&Option=FatwaId&Id=10353

There is no hadith explicitly forbidding it, which is why scholars like Ibn Hazm considered it permissible.


d28777  No.29619

>>29618

I assume you are referring to the other hadith in the link

Imam Shamsuddin Zahabbi (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates a Prophetic narration that, “Seven people are such that Allah has cursed them and He will not even cast a look of mercy upon them on the Day of Judgment. Allah will tell them to enter Hell with the people who are going to Hell, except those who repent.

1. One who performs the act of sodomy.

2. One upon whom the act of sodomy is performed.

3. One who does bad deeds with animals.

4. One who marries his mother or sister.

5. One who masturbates.” (The words of the hadith says these seven people but lists five - Kitab-ul-Kaba’ir p.48)

It does not imply that those sins are on the same level. It just says that Allah will not even look at them on the day of resurrection. Someone who hits or abuses animals is also included. It seems obvious that some of those sins are worse than others. There is a similar hadith with different sins mentioned. It is in Sahih Al-Bukhari, 3.557 Narrated Abu Huraira

The Prophet (saws) said, “There are three types of people whom Allah will neither talk to, nor look at, on the Day of Resurrection.

(They are):

1. A man who takes an oath falsely that he has been offered for his goods so much more than what he is given.

2. A man who takes a false oath after the ‘Asr prayer in order to grab a Muslim’s property

3. A man who withholds his superfluous water. Allah will say to him, “Today I will withhold My grace from you as you withheld the superfluity of what you had not created.

I do not think that those sins are all equal, not is it implied that they are on an equal level.

Are you going to ignore the other hadith that are listed because one of them is inauthentic? Anyone can find an Islamic ruling supporting any action they want to undertake if they look hard enough. That is fatwa shopping. It is better if you objectively look at the evidence without giving preference to what is an easier action to do.

If you read through the entire thread in https://www.islamicboard.com/advice-amp-support/134303736-overcome-masturbation.html there is an abundance of information of why one shouldn’t masturbate.


3212b6  No.29621

>>29619

>It does not imply that those sins are on the same level.

It kind of does.

>Someone who hits or abuses animals is also included.

Lol it refers to bestiality, not hitting an animal. The (fabricated) hadith is grouping masturbation together with bestiality and incest.

>I do not think that those sins are all equal

Being stingy and not sharing water and making false oaths are closer to each other than masturbation and bestiality and incest.

>Are you going to ignore the other hadith that are listed because one of them is inauthentic?

All of them are fabricated, that's the the thing. I just commented on the most absurd one.

>That is fatwa shopping.

>It is better if you objectively look at the evidence

How is rejecting FABRICATED hadiths fatwa shopping???! First you demand someone to bring evidence from Quran and sunnah. So are fabricated hadiths sunnah now?


3212b6  No.29622

>>29619

>Anyone can find an Islamic ruling supporting any action they want

Likewise anyone can find an Islamic ruling calling any action haraam. Fatwa shopping goes both ways. Actually since the basis is that things are halal not haram, then looking for fatwas that say something is haram is more likely to be fatwa shopping than the opposite.


d28777  No.29627

>>29621

I am not going to argue with you on your first statements because it isn’t relevant to the issue at hand.

>All of them are fabricated, that's the one thing.

This hadith that is with the others is from Sahih Muslim. I doubt that you are suggesting that it is fabricated, it is more likely you didn’t read all of them, because they contradict the belief you already hold and are not willing to question.

Abdullah bin Masood (may Allah be pleased with him) reports that the Holy Prophet (Allah’s Grace & Peace be upon him) said: “O group of youth! Whoever from among you can marry should do so because it keeps the gaze low and it protects the private parts. And he who cannot marry should fast because fasting breaks lust.” (Muslim – Book of Marriage)

That is exactly how it is on the link that I posted.

It is also In Sahih Bukhari.

We were with the Prophet (ﷺ) while we were young and had no wealth whatever. So Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "O young people! Whoever among you can marry, should marry, because it helps him lower his gaze and guard his modesty (i.e. his private parts from committing illegal sexual intercourse etc.), and whoever is not able to marry, should fast, as fasting diminishes his sexual power."

Notice how in the hadith there is no mention of how someone should masturbate because it is an elevation of his desires. You would think that if it was an acceptable action they would have mentioned it, but they didn’t. The Prophet (PBUH) said to fast.

>>29622

Fatwa shopping is used by people to try and justify taking an EASIER course of action. Quitting masturbating is not easy. But I think it is the right thing to do in accordance with Islamic teachings. If you want to believe that it is acceptable because Ibn Hazm and other scholars thought it was, go ahead. But any Muslim who wants to do such actions should at least consider contradicting evidence.


d28777  No.29628

>>29627

Seriously, if someone is actually fasting and trying to control their desires, but they slip every once and a while and end up masturbating, they are in a far better position than someone who is just wacking off and not fasting. Because one thing is certain, you can’t wack off and fast at the same time. And fasting is the recommended action for someone who cannot marry.


3212b6  No.29632

>>29627

>doubt that you are suggesting that it is fabricated, it is more likely you didn’t read all of them

Every hadith you posted that explicitly forbade masturbation are fabricated. So it's a bit ironic that you then go asking others to prove from the Quran and sunnah that something is haram(when the onus of proof is on you in the first place).

>You would think that if it was an acceptable action they would have mentioned it

You'd think that if it was a forbidden action there'd be a single authentic hadith explicitly forbidding it.

>Fatwa shopping is used by people to try and justify taking an EASIER course of action

And who defined this term? Allah? Or you? I define it as picking a more difficult course of action. Prove to me that your definition is more authentic than mine. Prove that the default position in Islam is haram and difficulty. Go ahead.

>Quitting masturbating is not easy.

So? Divorce is very easy, you just say a word. Is divorce haram? That's not good reasoning.

>If you want to believe that it is acceptable because Ibn Hazm and other scholars thought it was, go ahead.

Of course you're the only one following the sunnah(albeit through fabricated hadiths), whereas everyone else is just fatwa shopping. Give me a break.

>But any Muslim who wants to do such actions should at least consider contradicting evidence.

The contradicting evidence should be valid.


d28777  No.29639

>>29632

I can tell you are angry because of the way you have to try and pick apart everything that I say and imply that I am saying things that I am not. Just chill out bro. I wasn’t accusing you of fatwa shopping in the first place. I was just mentioning the general concept. I was not trying to demean the opinion of Ibn Hazm or your opinion. I think you are assuming hostility in the things that I am saying, when there isn’t any.

A good example of fatwa shopping is someone who wants to buy a house. He doesn’t have enough money to buy it all at once so the only option he has is to take a loan from a bank with interest. Usury is impermissible, but some scholars will tell you it is okay if it is a necessity. So then all he has to do is look around for a scholar that defines buying a home as a necessity. The only real halal option in that situation is to rent a place, even though it might be more expensive. That way you aren’t dealing in usury.

The books that the two hadith dealing with masturbation are from are Fatawa-eRazvia and Ruh Al-Ma’ani. I doubt that you can with absolute certainty declare that they are 100% fabricated. They may be weak, but just because a hadith is weak does not mean you can just automatically dismiss it. Take those hadith with the other Sahih hadith that mention fasting and the state of janaba and that is what I base my opinion from. I am not claiming that I am the only one following the Sunnah.


3212b6  No.29640

>>29639

>U MAD BRO XDDDDD

Come on man, act your age.

>I wasn’t accusing you of fatwa shopping in the first place.

Yes you were, hence you said

>Are you going to ignore…

Addressing me.

>A good example of fatwa shopping

There are no good examples because it's just a scare tactic people use when they don't have any actual facts.

>I doubt that you can with absolute certainty declare that they are 100% fabricated.

I never claimed that. Stop arguing with strawmen.

>They may be weak, but just because a hadith is weak does not mean you can just automatically dismiss it.

Except that hadiths in question were rated as "completely baseless" by the muhaddiths I linked to. I'd say that's a pretty dismissive answer.


d28777  No.29641

>>29640

I am not arguing that you are wrong. I am explaining why I believe that masturbation is haram, using evidence. If you don’t like that evidence that is your choice. Even if I am wrong, I am accepting weak hadith to base my opinion on, and there is nothing wrong with that.


3212b6  No.29643

>>29641

It's fine for you to accept weak and fabricated hadiths as long as they support your opinions, but then you complain that other people are fatwa shopping.


d28777  No.29644

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>>29643

Seriously bro, I was not intending to accuse you of fatwa shopping. I said “Anyone can find an Islamic ruling supporting any action they want to undertake if they look hard enough. THAT is fatwa shopping.” Your position has evidence from notable scholars and has real evidence. It isn’t like you are proclaiming some ridiculous Shia or Sufi position from a far astray sect of those groups. And it isn’t like you are trying to justify dealing in usury or something that is clearly haram.

But you shouldn’t act like the point of view that masturbation is haram is “completely baseless”. A far greater number of scholars hold the position that it is haram. I was trying to offer advice on how to stop, because I saw great benefit from it, even though it was difficult.

I’m sorry if you are having trouble finding a wife, akhi. May Allah help you to find a good wife.


8d57d6  No.29687

If a man accidentally touches menstrual blood does he have to make ghusl?


000000  No.29696

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Slrz0J_Lc8

What's the ruling on making video games? In this video, at the beginning, it says that it is haram to sell games according to sharia, or at least that is what I understood.


be625c  No.29705

>>29687

It's najis, but whether you just clean the part that it touched or a full ghusl im not sure.

>>29696

He's right, but I would add that making games that teach Islam/Muslim history or encourage fighting in the way of Islam (like the fps games that glorify the american army) then its allowed.


2b1fb8  No.29714

Any of you ever feel lonely.

Some people have got lives in the gutter, are poor, stuff like that. But at least they have family. Mine own is disgusting kuffar (which is their choice… fine) who never once taught me religion or even spent time with me. I won’t be bitter. I appreciate some of my own relatives. But I was clearly an unwanted kid to a couple of marijuana smoking middle class yuppies who just wanted to ☻ and not realizing they’d have to deal with the consequences for the next 18-25 years. People live blissfully in their ignorance. My father literally advised me when I was growing up to start drinking and smoking because that was how he thought I would make friends. But what if you aren’t happy being some disgusting drunk? He was never around to raise me. He was always at a sports bar and when he came home he would make perverted comments towards my sisters (one who turned into a childless alcoholic and the other a lesbian) and hit me. I was on the wrong path for so long because all I knew was to avoid becoming like him but nothing else. I began injecting steroids at 18 and realized narcissism didn’t make me happy either. I broke up with the only girl I ever loved and who ever loved me because I thought she wasn’t good enough for me. Now 2 years later I have no idea if she even exists and if she is somewhere she’s probably forgotten or moved on. I could have married her. I try to get over it by realizing that eventually I have come to accept islam and this is predetermined and I’m thankful I narrowly escaped the downward spiral. But I still haven’t even been to the mosque. I’m too self centered to just go and worship without being scared of what people think of me. I have not even finished reading the Quran and 90% of what I know is only from Sunnah. So I’ve managed to do surface level stuff like stop taking photographs and no music and stuff but have not even actually prayed once. All I want is to go to the mosque. I will make myself go before the end of this month. I am just embarrassing myself


2b1fb8  No.29716

>>29714

I should add that I don’t feel depressed. I am optimistic.


109515  No.29717

>>29714

> But I still haven’t even been to the mosque. I’m too self centered to just go and worship without being scared of what people think of me

So go to the mosque and worship in fear of what people will think of you, without fear of Allah, with a distracted mind dwelling on sinful things, for the gratification of your own petty ego. Because guess what? Such a form of worship is still better then no worship at all. We all start off weak on our feet, slaves to our nafs, petty and envious, bitter at our lot in life, but through Islam, through submission to the will of God, even if that submission is only outward at first, we move forward, step by faltering step toward real piety and the good pleasure of Allah (swt), inshallah. From the sound of it you've had a pretty tough upbringing, and I really do sympathize with you, so I apologize if my tone sounds harsh. Don't trust in your own righteousness, trust in Allah (swt). If there's anything I can help you with I will gladly do so, please don't hesitate to ask.


d28777  No.29719

File: 8a182658fb514af⋯.png (1.15 MB, 1027x735, 1027:735, Salah Part 1.png)

File: 503d62dc50d190a⋯.png (1.11 MB, 1011x732, 337:244, Salah Part 2.png)

>>29714

I think you should work on learning how to pray. The prayer was the first thing that the Prophet (PBUH) and his companions used to teach new Muslims. Work on getting the motions down first, since memorizing Al-Fatiha and the other things will take you a while. Just say what you are able to at first, even if it is only Alhamduillah, Subhan Allah, and Allahu Akbar. Performing the prayer is really important.


26f16b  No.29720

>>29719

Those are excellent. I'm going to take those and sticky them.


be625c  No.29723

>>29714

Brother we are all laymen here, and no muslim is an angel. You might not have had ideal parents, but at least you saw the error in their ways and avoided it. And alhamdulillah, Allah (swt) guided you through his grace and mercy to tawheed. Now that you know your purpose in life, as muslims, we should be thankful as that is the greatest gift. I would recommend finishing the quran obviously, but also pushing yourself as you said, to visit the masjid inshaAllah. And perhaps you shall find a wife superior to the woman you lost. And as for you parents, stay in contact with them, keep respecting that for it is an obligation in islam, you must serve them until they pass.DO NOT look at them with contempt. And it could also be an avenue for dawah to guide them to the right way of life and make them abandon their bad addictions.

17: Sūrat l-isrā (The Night Journey) (17:22-24)

22. Do not make [as equal] with Allah another deity and [thereby] become censured and forsaken.

23. And your Lord has decreed that you not worship except Him, and to parents, good treatment. Whether one or both of them reach old age [while] with you, say not to them [so much as], "uff," and do not repel them but speak to them a noble word.

24. And lower to them the wing of humility out of mercy and say, "My Lord, have mercy upon them as they brought me up [when I was] small."


000000  No.29740

If somebody has a noble title (lord, marquis) would one have to get rid of it to be Muslim?


ff4de0  No.29741

>>29740

That's a really neat question. I have no idea, to be honest; but it's a really good question. Islam doesn't really have titles of nobility in and of itself, though some Muslim countries do assign titles handed down by birth. I'm going to say probably not, but it would require more research.


2dce1e  No.29742

Hello everyone.

Former atheist here who was raised Roman Catholic, I've been drawn to religion over the last few years. I looked into Islam briefly about a year ago but quickly became drawn to Christianity and Traditional Catholicism. I just finished reading through the New Testament (this morning actually) and after completing it and having learned a lot of the basics I'm still not really sure of it.

And strangely enough I've found myself thinking about Islam over the past few days. I'm about to start reading a copy of the Quran I have, but figured I'd post here as well.

Does anyone have any advice for looking into Islam, like where to begin with it? A lot of the terminology is foreign to me, but I read a short apologetics book awhile ago so I'm familiar with some of the basics.

I'm specifically interested in more traditional or conservative movements like Salafism.

Also do any of you have opinions on Rene Guenon? Was his perrenialist approach uncommon or does it make sense in terms of Sufism and mysticism.

Thanks in advance, any help will be appreciated


f2a2ea  No.29743

>>29742

>Does anyone have any advice for looking into Islam, like where to begin with it?

I would say the quran first and foremost, and check out islamqa.info, they cover almost every question and it's salafist.

>A lot of the terminology is foreign to me, but I read a short apologetics book awhile ago so I'm familiar with some of the basics.

Wikipedia is also good for a general understanding of Islamic terminology.

>Also do any of you have opinions on Rene Guenon? Was his perrenialist approach uncommon or does it make sense in terms of Sufism and mysticism.

Islam does not deny some truth remains in abrahamic religions, and possibly in non abrahamic ones. Since we believe that from the beginning of the human race, God sent messengers to all tribes with the same monotheist message, thus in time, even with the alteration of that main message, some of the truths still survive. That's why we see some common societal values across many cultures. I don't know much about Rene, but I do know he was a sufite and part of the occult Martinist Order. His unhealthy interest in hinduism also makes me suspicious. So I would not take him as a proper Islamic teacher. And Allah knows best.


ff4de0  No.29744

>>29742

>where to begin

By reading Qur'an. Absolutely nothing else matters until you've read Qur'an. Don't worry about schools of thought, sects, apologetics, or mysticism until you've read Qur'an.

Then you need to study the Sunnah and the scholars.

>Sufism

Sufism is not a branch of Islam. It is a way of approaching Islam. You can't just be Sufi.

>Rene Geunon

He read Qur'an. Also, I'm pretty sure we have a thread on him somewhere.


2dce1e  No.29745

>>29744

>>29743

Thanks both of you, I will start on the Quran now and look through the site there once I'm done.

Will look for the guenon thread as well, I'm skeptical of him but also find his perspective interesting.


000000  No.29749

Hello I got two questions, one more serious than the other: if you lose wudu during prayer, should one first say salam to the right then go make wudu again or should one immediately go make wudu without saying salam and start praying again?

Second question(less important): If people suddenly got superpowers like in Heroes, would it be haram to use them? Would it be considered magic?


ff4de0  No.29750

>>29749

Go and do wudu and then start the prayer again from the beginning - unless you break wudu deliberately, then the prayer is invalidated.

As for superpowers, well, it's impossible to know since it's not something that has ever happened. It's a hypothetical and Islam doesn't deal with things that cannot happen.


985e8f  No.29895

Hi, I have some trouble with this:

"O Prophet (Muhammad )! Verily, We have made lawful to you your wives, to whom you have paid their Mahr (bridal money given by the husband to his wife at the time of marriage), and those (captives or slaves) whom your right hand possesses - whom Allah has given to you, and the daughters of your 'Amm (paternal uncles) and the daughters of your 'Ammah (paternal aunts) and the daughters of your Khal (maternal uncles) and the daughters of your Khalah (maternal aunts) who migrated (from Makkah) with you, and a believing woman if she offers herself to the Prophet, and the Prophet wishes to marry her; a privilege for you only, not for the (rest of) the believers. Indeed We know what We have enjoined upon them about their wives and those (captives or slaves) whom their right hands possess, - in order that there should be no difficulty on you. And Allah is Ever Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful." (33 - 50)

I feel that there should never be any difference in the way God treats his creations, so accepting this is hard for me.

Could someone change my mind?


da6dd6  No.29902

>>29895

Yes, God makes exceptions wherever they are necessary. Muhammad (saws) is not the only person in history who was allowed to do exceptional things. Al-Khidr (as) is another example, even more extreme, God allowed him to murder and destroy property. Muhammad (saws) was allowed to engage in these marriages to set certain examples (e.g. it's ok to marry older divorced/widowed women and there shouldn't be any stigma, it's ok to marry jewish and christian women, it's ok to marry an adopted son's divorcee etc), and in order to make crucial tribal alliances.


8546df  No.29904

>>29903

The Prophet PBUH said that a group of his Ummah will remain upon the truth until the day of Ressurection. He also predicted that the time we are living in, with all its circumstances would come.

I would suggest you refrain from slandering every Muslim on earth, commiting the major sin of suicide, or suggesting that other Muslims do so.

It is narrated that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wassallam) said, “When a man says to his companion ‘O you Kaafir,‘ then this would be necessarily binding upon one of the two. If the man who was called a kaafir is actually one, then he would be a kaafir; otherwise whatever the caller said would return upon him.

Allah forgives sins committed out of ignorance, so I would also suggest you go read a book and be quiet.


11274d  No.29915

>>29902

>Muhammad (saws) was allowed to engage in these marriages to set certain examples

This makes a lot of sense, thanks.


f2a2ea  No.29930

>>29904

>The Prophet PBUH said that a group of his Ummah will remain upon the truth until the day of Ressurection.

And they will be fighters:

The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “My ummah is an ummah which carries out the commands of Allaah; those who let them down or differ from them do not harm them and they will keep adhering to this path until the Day of Judgement.”

Mu‘aawiyah and ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab (may Allaah be pleased with them) reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: ‘A group of my ummah will continue victoriously adhering to the truth until the Last Hour begins.’”

Al-Mugheerah ibn Shu‘bah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “I heard the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) say: “Some people of my ummah will remain victorious over the people until the decree of Allaah reaches them.”

‘Imraan ibn Husayn (may Allaah be pleased with him) said that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “A group of my ummah will continue fighting for the truth, and will prevail over those who oppose them, until the last of them will kill al-Maseekh al-Dajjaal (the Liar or Anti-Christ).”


000000  No.30040

Hello, I have a question concerning zakaat and taxes. In France, if you earn 200 000 euros and you have to pay 45% in taxes, do you calculate the zakaat based on the 200 000 euros or based on the 55% (110 000 euros) you keep?


da6dd6  No.30042

>>30040

To my understanding, zakat is a tax on wealth. You pay it after you've taken care of ALL your expenses and needs. It's a percentage of whatever wealth you have left over after that. I could be wrong.


41ddad  No.30091

Why are my questions and comments being deleted? o_o


ff4de0  No.30092

>>30091

Well, it's a cyclical thread … are they older posts?


ff4de0  No.30093

>>30091

I'm seeing 17 posts under your name. Obviously your IP changes from time to time. Were there more recent posts that have been deleted?


8c25df  No.30096

>>30093

Yes, here are a few examples:

-= The other day, I made a thread about positive representation for Muslim women, using Ibtihaj Muhammad as an example. I don't think this is an unimportant subject, but thread was deleted…

-= I ask in this thread, how does one become an imam? I would consider it a great honor if I can one day teach Islam to others and lead prayer. But my question was deleted…

-= I see this question from a few months ago (>>28874) and I answer it, but my answer is deleted? Probably not a big deal, since the original question is a few months old and it was already answered by other posters, but it just seems to be continuing a pattern of my posts being arbitrarily deleted without explanation…


ff4de0  No.30104

File: 5219c8ef8aed4b4⋯.pdf (2.77 MB, Women in Islam.pdf)

>>30096

>positive representation for Muslim women

I think I remember that thread. I recall replying with pdf related.

>how does one become an imam

Varies depending on school. Good topic deserving of its own thread, honestly.

>posts being arbitrarily deleted

That shouldn't happen. There should be no prejudice against any user unless they're spamming or posting porn.


0c279b  No.30115

File: 6ec04225ed60fce⋯.png (2.24 MB, 1440x2960, 18:37, B6C514CF-DD9C-4E1C-A94E-CF….png)

I’m the guy who keeps arguing with his parents. My mother definitely hates Islam. She pretends she is tolerant of it because she is a white liberal who collects experiences with brown people like Pokémon cards. She keeps telling me she has a classmate named Muhammad and this and that and basically acts like she’s an authority on Islam. I mentioned that this coworker of hers is literally just paying for a degree with his petrodollar allowance like most gulf Arabs do when they come here. She was also probably mad that her classmate Muhammad didn’t want to be her friend because she invited him to a party she literally threw for herself and he rebuffed her offer. When I told her this is because Muslims oppose intermingling (also we own a dog) she got super angry. You might think this sounds like a crazy story but it’s true unfortunately this women pays for for my college with money my dad gives her. Now she tells me Islam abuses women because they have to wear the hijab and this and that. I tell her Islam appreciates women but she says all religion is oppressive. I tell her this goes against her tolerance she pretends to have but she doesn’t listen. I didn’t talk to her for a week before this happened because this happens all the time. I guess I learned my lesson because I need to stop talking to her because she always finds and opportunity to argue. She told me I’m not welcome at the house anymore once I leave for college again so winter and summer I have to find a job. She might keep paying for tuition since my dad knows I will tell my aunts and uncles they’ve disowned me if they don’t at least pay for regional college. I sound very white trash but yes my parents might be trash but I am trying not to end up like that please guys who do I swallow my pride and go through their silly insults. I have learned some of my rights so when they threaten to kick me out I tell them to get a court notice and they decided not to.


0c279b  No.30116

I will try to give her a hug and stop talking about serious things with her. I am the ignorant person here for expecting others to understand things they don’t care about.


c81c93  No.30157

I got a question to our brothers in the UK. I kept hearing news about rape gangs and what not and I have to ask, is it true? If so…what the heck's going on over there that and what are our fellow brothers doing?


0eca8e  No.30158

>>30157

Some pakis might have been part of grooming gangs. They're being tried for it, and if they were found to do it then they'll get what they deserve.

Outside that there are no rape gangs or sharia zones, and Muslims in the UK are as normal as anyone else. It's a one-off issue being overblown by the media and the anti-Muslim guys around here because they desperately need a reason to complain.

I'm in a town with a big Muslim population and everyone just gets along well enough. Local shops sell halal produce, and the town centre's market complex has a prayer room. Regardless of whatever arguments pop up on the Internet, in the real world nobody seems to have a problem with Islam.


c81c93  No.30160

>>30158

Now that's a relief, brother. Guess I got played for the oldest trick in a book, repeat a lie long enough that it looks like almost factual.


e1d14f  No.30207

>>30115

Be strong and keep calm brother. Allah won't test his follower over task that HE knows the person could not handle. My advice to you if they did end up kicking/not allowing you to return home, please, do not cut ties with them. Try to find a job (I pray you do and I hope with ease) and please, do keep contact with your parents/family, from time-to-time, call them, send letters. Who knows someday they will soften their hearts, inshaallah. You may have difference in ideology, but still, your mother is the one who carried you for months, birthed you, feeds you and raised you. Their path to islam is not like yours, but it might be through you. Inshaallah their hearts may be open. For now I would suggest you to stop having debates/arguments with them as it would/could strain your relationship even further.


596975  No.30232

hey guys, this is my first post on these forums. can anyone explain to me your understanding of what is meant by the "barrier and prohibiting partition" (from quran.com) mentioned in 25:53 (among some others, I believe)? thanks.

also, I'm a bit confused about how posting here works. can I start a new thread here or just posts?


496d7c  No.30233

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>30232

Fresh water is less dense than salty water. In any situation where fresh water is above salty water, they don't mix. Embed related shows that off.

You could say that if you took a spoon to that mix of water, you could mix it up, and you would be right. If you move the saltier water above the fresh water enough, they will mix. The Quran specifically mentions seas here, and you'd need a much bigger spoon for that. While looking for that video I found a lot of videos by atheists who conveniently leave out the sea part and think they've disproved Islam. It's kinda sad.

Seas usually have layers of saltiness. As you go down, the pressure increases, which means the water can dissolve more salt in it, which lets the ocean get saltier and saltier as you approach the bottom. The easiest way to see that is with the brine pools at the bottom of the oceans, which you can see here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B_-yakR_4E

As for posting, one-off questions are better here. If you have something big enough to deserve proper discussion, try making a thread. Just check the catalog first in case one for your topic already exists.


596975  No.30239

>>30233

thank you, I couldn't have asked for a better answer. I'm hoping to one day be able to read the original text myself, but my arabic is still in its infancy.


f2a2ea  No.30244

And He it is Who hath given independence to the two seas (though they meet); one palatable, sweet, and the other saltish, bitter; and hath set a bar and a forbidding ban between them. - 25:53

Is not He (best) Who made the earth a fixed abode, and placed rivers in the folds thereof, and placed firm hills therein, and hath set a barrier between the two seas? Is there any God beside Allah? Nay, but most of them know not! - 27:61

He hath loosed the two seas. They meet. - 55:19

There is a barrier between them. They encroach not (one upon the other). - 55:20


6eb9d9  No.30296

Is astrology haram?


ff4de0  No.30302

>>30296

Astrology is a form of divination, which is haram.


596975  No.30303

>>30302

>>30302

then why does it say:

"Indeed, within the heavens and earth are signs for the believers." 45:3, and

"And how many a sign within the heavens and earth do they pass over while they, therefrom, are turning away." 12:105

and I think there is at least one even more apt that I can't find right now.

also, I don't think astrology is necessarily divination.


596975  No.30304

here's another one:

"Indeed, in the alternation of the night and the day and [in] what Allah has created in the heavens and the earth are signs for a people who fear Allah" 10:6


ff4de0  No.30305

>>30303

>>30304

Qur'an is not a cafeteria, where you can pick and choose ayat to support a narrative. Read the whole surah.


496d7c  No.30306

>>30303

That's astroNOMY. Astronomy is the study of space itself, and how planets, stars and other things work. There is a lot to learn from astronomy, which is what the Quran is pointing out.

AstroLOGY is about using celestial bodies to try and predict the future. Astrology is about things like horoscopes, which do count as divination.


596975  No.30307

>>30305

which sura are you referring to?


596975  No.30308

>>30306

not necessarily about predicting the future, I think. but rather to learn about the influence of the heavenly bodies. trying to make some sense of the heavenly theatre above.


6eb9d9  No.30310

>>30306

So it would only be haram if you used it to predict the future? What if you used it for insight on yourself, career advice (as in what career you are best suited for), psychological counseling etc, basically non-predictive things


596975  No.30311

"By the heaven containing pathways," 51:7

"Have they not looked at the heaven above them - how We structured it and adorned it and [how] it has no rifts?

And the earth - We spread it out and cast therein firmly set mountains and made grow therein [something] of every beautiful kind,

Giving insight and a reminder for every servant who turns [to Allah ]." 50:6-8


496d7c  No.30312

>>30310

One specific form of divination that's called out in the Quran is "divining arrows". The pagans of Arabia would take a bunch of arrow shafts, write things like "yes" or "no" on them, and dump them in a bowl. Then when they needed a question answered, they'd reach in and pick one. Astrology is a similar idea, but using patterns in space instead of a bowl of sticks.

If you need it for insight or psychological counseling, astrology usually becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. If you're told how people of your star sign tend to behave, you end up automatically picking up on that behavior. If you want insight or counseling, instead of a bunch of tropes to follow, you'll have better luck asking for advice from others.

>>30308

If you mean understanding things like Allah and his throne, and the angels, and other parts of the religion that exist outside our understanding, that's fine. We're told to think about that, like you mentioned in >>30311 .

Astrology is specifically about trying to predict the future. It's a form of superstition, based off people trying to find patterns in things that are unrelated.


596975  No.30313

>>30312

I certainly don't think astrology is specifically about trying to predict the future. it's not that silly. humans have always tried to predict the future, I suppose. astrology is just one of many tools that have been used for that. that doesn't mean that that is its purpose of main function.

what things are unrelated?


ff4de0  No.30314

Divination - the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means.

Any form of divination, including astrology, is 100% haram.


496d7c  No.30315

>>30313

From Wikipedia:

>Astrology

Astrology is the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial objects as a means of divining information about human affairs and terrestrial events.

>Divining

Divination (from Latin divinare "to foresee, to be inspired by a god",[2] related to divinus, divine) is the attempt to gain insight into a question or situation by way of an occultic, standardized process or ritual.[3] Used in various forms throughout history, diviners ascertain their interpretations of how a querent should proceed by reading signs, events, or omens, or through alleged contact with a supernatural agency.[4]

For an example, a shy person could be shy for any number of reasons. Our understanding of the world would say it's due to social anxiety, or because they aren't familiar with social interaction. Astrology would say it's because they're born in September. One source of info gives a specific explanation with proven links, the other is a guess based on a link that doesn't provide any useful information.

You could say there's a link between shyness and September based on Seasonal Annual Depression, but then you'd be using our understanding of the world instead of astrology.

Do you have any specific examples of using astrology outside predicting the future? Just so I understand what you mean.


596975  No.30316

>>30314

supernatural means? what do you mean by that?


596975  No.30317

>>30315

from thefreedictionary.com:

Astrology

The study of the positions and motions of celestial bodies in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.

outside predicting the future? trying to understand and explain the past and present.


ff4de0  No.30318

>>30316

Oh, you know, like using patterns of stars to decide if you should take a job or get married or whatever. Astrology is haram and nothing you say can change that.

Declaring that which is haram to be halal nullifies your Islam. I suggest you stop this line of thinking and pray to Allah for guidance.


596975  No.30320

>>30318

I suggest you stop telling me (and others) what to do, as you obviously have a very shallow understanding of things.


496d7c  No.30321

>>30317

>in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.

To an extent they do. Tides happen because of the sun and the moon, and both provide us with light. If you mean like that, that's astronomy rather than astrology.

As for understanding the past and present, could you give an example? How would you determine that something has happened in human history based off the movement of celestial bodies?


ff4de0  No.30322

>>30320

I understand that Allah forbids divination of any kind. To claim that you know the Unseen makes you a non-Muslim and, as a non-Muslim, this board is not for you. I suggest /rel/ or /fringe/ or /wicca/.


596975  No.30323

>>30321

well, there is the horoscope thing. how the heavenly bodies are positioned at the time of birth, and how this correlates with personality traits etc. I am no expert on this, but I understand that much effort has been put into making sense into how the appearance of the heavenly bodies correlate to events and affairs on earth. nothing wrong with this, as long as it's done in a serious manner with humbleness, is my take on it. it's a beautiful thing, how the heavenly bodies move in patterns and cycles. the study of this is the foundation of astrology.


ff4de0  No.30324

Shaykh Ibn Baaz (may Allah have mercy upon him) said in Majmoo’ al-Fataawa:

"The science of the stars and the so-called rising and setting of the stars, and reading the palm, reading the cup, and reading lines, and so on, which are claimed by the fortunetellers and magicians, are all among the sciences of the Jaahiliyyah (Pre-Islamic Era of Ignorance) which Allah and His Messenger sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention ) have forbidden. Islam invalidated all such practices and warned people against them and against going to those who practice them, asking them about it, or believing in anything they say, because it is part of the knowledge of the Unseen, which only Allah knows.

My advice to everyone who relies on such practices is to repent to Allah and to seek His Forgiveness, and to rely on Allah Alone and trust Him in all matters while using the legitimate means and permissible tangible causes, and to stay away from these practices and beware of asking those who practice them or believing what they say, as a way of obedience to Allah and His Messenger sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention ) and as a way of preserving one’s religion and Creed, and to avoid incurring the Wrath of Allah upon him, and staying away from the causes of Shirk and Kufr, which, if one dies while practicing them or believing in them, then he indeed loses this world and the Hereafter." [Majmoo’ Al-Fataawa, 2/120-122]


596975  No.30325

>>30322

I understand that you have to be rather shallow to reduce the concept of astrology into divination.

I have claimed no such thing.


ff4de0  No.30326

>>30325

Your post here >>30323 proves that you use astrology as a form of divination and believe in its use. You're not Muslim and are clearly only here to spread falsehood and kufr lies.


596975  No.30327

>>30326

the study of the movement of the heavenly bodies is the foundation of astrology. I don't see a problem with that. drawing wrong conclusions based on these movements can get you into trouble though. I'm not into divination. I like surprises.

and you don't have the sense to tell who is a muslim and who's not.


596975  No.30328

Nay, I swear by the places of the stars

And lo! that verily is a tremendous oath, if ye but knew 56:75-76

[And] who created seven heavens in layers. You do not see in the creation of the Most Merciful any inconsistency. So return [your] vision [to the sky]; do you see any breaks?

Then return [your] vision twice again. [Your] vision will return to you humbled while it is fatigued. 67:3-4


496d7c  No.30329

>>30327

He has a point. Claiming that something forbidden is allowed shows a massive flaw in your faith, which would be enough to put you outside the fold of Islam. Divination is explicitly called out to be a sin in the same verse as alcohol, which is also haraam.

As for divination itself, you said in >>30323 that "much effort has been put into making sense into how the appearance of the heavenly bodies correlate to events and affairs on earth". The problem here comes from the term "correlation". That means that there's no actual mechanism or explanation behind them, just that there appears to be a link.

The biggest problem with this is that horoscopes become a self-fulfilling prophecy. If a person is told that their date of birth means they're supposed to be an extrovert, they'll subconsciously go out more. For a proper study, the University of Chicago found that telling women that they're worse at math than men made them perform worse.

The self fulfilling nature of astrology creates a snowball effect, where anything related to it is considered to be true because it's percieved as true by people who believe in it. Strip astrology down and try to objectively prove it and you'll find that it's just superstition.

>>30328

The first part is swearing on the truth of the Quran. The second is Allah mentioning how he made the seven heavens, and nobody else could have. Neither of those verses have anything to do with astrology, aside from their mention of stars.


ff4de0  No.30331

>>30328

There you go again misinterpreting Qur'an to justify your own personal narrative. You need to stop astrology and disregard it. It is a tool of the mushrikeen.


8546df  No.30333

>>30327

>>30328

It is narrated by Bukhari and Muslim, on the authority of Zaid Ibn Khalid Al-Juhani (ra) that he said: "Allah's Messenger (may Peace Be Upon Him) prayed the morning prayer with us in Al-Hudaibiyyah after it had rained during the night, and when he had finished, he addressed the people, saying: "Do you know what your Rabb said?" They said: "Allah and His Messenger (may Peace Be Upon Him) know best!" He (may Peace Be Upon Him) said: (Allah swt said:) "Some of My slaves this morning are true Believers in Me and others are disbelievers: As for those who say: "We have received rain from the Bounty of Allah and His Mercy," they are Believers in Me and disbelievers in the stars, while those who say: "We have received rain from the movements of such-and-such a star," are disbelievers in Me and believers in the stars."

Zaid Ibn Khalid (ra) tells us in this Hadith that the Prophet (may Peace Be Upon Him) led the people in fajr prayer in the area known as Al-Hudaibiyyah, after a night of rain. After the prayer, facing the people, He (may Peace Be Upon Him) addressed them, wishing to encourage them to do good and to increase their knowledge; He (may Peace Be Upon Him) told them that Allah had revealed to him that regarding the rain, the people are divided into two categories: (i) Those who thank Him and (ii) those who are ungrateful to Him. As for those who are grateful and believe in Him, they are the ones who attribute the blessing of rain to Allah ; and as for those who are ungrateful and disbelieve in Him, they are the ones who attribute the rainfall to the positions of the planets and stars.


f2a2ea  No.30334

>>30328

AstroNOMY NOT astrology.

Astrology is pseudoscience that was created by mushrik magicians, it is not allowed in Islam.

Ibn 'Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) said:

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, "He who acquires a branch of the knowledge of astrology, learns a branch of magic (of which he acquires more as long as) he continues to do so."

[Abu Dawud]. Book 18, Hadith 161

Actually, Allah swt in the quran is clearly encouraging humans to study the cosmos as a science, which we call astronomy. It is a blessing and a sign, and has practical uses such as navigation, calculating the lunar month and solar seasons, holidays, time of prayers, eclipses, ect..

–sura 55, verse 5:

"The sun and moon (are subjected) to calculations"

–sura 6, verse 97:

"(God) is the One Who has set out for you the stars, that you may guide yourselves by them through the darkness of the land and of the sea. We have detailed the signs for people who know."

–sura 16, verse 16:

"(God sets on the earth) landmarks and by the stars (men) guide themselves."

10:5 He it is who has made the sun a [source of] radiant light and the moon a light [reflected], and has determined for it phases so that you might know how to compute the years and to measure [time]. None of this has God created without [an inner] truth. Clearly does He spell out these messages unto people of [innate] knowledge: -

Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them. And fight against the disbelievers collectively as they fight against you collectively. And know that Allah is with the righteous [who fear Him]. 9:36

They ask thee, (O Muhammad), of new moons. Say: They are fixed seasons for mankind and for the pilgrimage. It is not righteousness that ye go to houses by the backs thereof (as do the idolaters at certain seasons), but the righteous man is he who wardeth off (evil). So go to houses by the gates thereof, and observe your duty to Allah, that ye may be successful - 2:189

It's clearly referring to mathematics and astroNOMY, because this science was a life saver especially for arabs who relied on the constellations for desert navigation. Also, every civilization used seasons for food production.


596975  No.30345

>>30329

if only you could decide who is inside the fold of Islam.

we all know divination is bad, you don't have to keep repeating it. I say reducing astrology to being just divination is too silly.

you obviously have not given much interest to horoscopes. I'm not saying you should, but writing it off like that just shows your lack of experience with it.

calling astrology "just superstition" says more about you than about anything else. I'm fine with that.


596975  No.30346

>>30331

I'm not doing astrology. I will not disregard it, however.


8546df  No.30348

>>30345

>reducing astrology to being just divination is too silly.

If you think that the position of any created objects has anything at all to do with the outcome of completely unrelated events, or can somehow predict the future, that is divination. You are deriving meaning from things that have absolutely nothing to do with the future. Only Allah knows the future, and only Allah has control over what events are going to take place.


596975  No.30349

>>30348

yea well, I don't think that "the position of any created objects has anything at all to do with the outcome of completely unrelated events, or can somehow predict the future".

however, it is obvious that the sun has an effect upon this earth and the life upon it, no? also the moon, yes?


496d7c  No.30350

>>30345

So far all you've given us are Quranic verses taken out of context. When pressed, you've just responded with "predicting the past and present" and "muh horoscopes". I've given examples of how horoscopes are nonsense. You haven't given any reason to consider them, and after refusing to give us any info, you whine about how we "just don't get it".

>You obviously have not given much interest to horoscopes

I have. That's why I mentioned how they work. When someone is told that their type acts a certain way, they subconsciously adjust their behavior to match, even if it's bad for them. I also mentioned the UoC's study showing a similar effect that appears when you tell women they aren't good at maths.

For the last time, give us specific examples on what you mean. Give us examples of astrology that aren't divination and don't have anything to do with astronomy. Show us this information that's somehow so important that you're willing to skirt the boundaries of what's allowed in Islam. If you can't do that, put the horoscopes in the trash where they belong and embrace Islam instead.


596975  No.30351

>>30350

I never said "predicting the past and present". that doesn't even make sense.

perhaps you have just confronted nonsensic horoscopes, of which I have no doubt there are many.

I'm not whining. seems to me more like you are.

you have not mentioned at all how horoscopes work.

divination is predicting the future. are you seriously claiming astrology is just about that?

I will be so bold as to claim that astronomy is just a part of astrology. as geology is the science of the earth, astrology is the science of what is outside of its atmosphere. that is what the word means.


496d7c  No.30352

>>30351

>I never said "predicting the past and present"

trying to understand and explain the past and present: >>30317

And the rest is a whole not of no u and ignoring my posts. This isn't worth my time. Have fun with your star signs.


ff4de0  No.30353

>>30349

>it is obvious that the sun has an effect upon this earth and the life upon it

Yes, but that's not astrology nor is it mystical. It's science.

>>30346

>I will not disregard it

Then you're no better than the mushrikeen. We are commanded to cast out all such pagan nonsense.


6ed2df  No.30354

>>30351

>astrology is the science of what is outside of its atmosphere

No, that's astronomy. Astrology is about star charts, birth signs, divination, how the stars affect human behavior, and all of that nonsense. Astronomy is an actual science and worthy of study. Astrology is pointless drivel and is also absolutely haram.

This conversation ends now. It has nothing to do with Islam.


596975  No.30355

>>30353

what about the moon? I think that's pretty mystical..


596975  No.30356

>>30354

not the stars so much as the planets. you don't think the moon affects human behavior? please.

(I said this ends now.)

8546df  No.30359

>>30354

Sorry I just read the part about stopping the conversation.


8c25df  No.30429

I hope nobody thinks this is too dorky, but…. does anyone know where I can find a decorative scimitar online for relatively cheap? Especially one with a forked tip, like Ali's Zulfiqar?

When my boyfriend and I are moved together I'd like to be able to dedicate a space to the Quran and I was thinking about dressing a table with some fancy decorative cloth, and hanging a scimitar on the wall behind it. Maybe the table could have a drawer to keep a prayer rug and turbah in? Any thoughts on this?


3212b6  No.30431

>>30429

>Especially one with a forked tip, like Ali's Zulfiqar?

That's not actually how it looked like, it's just a shi'i myth.


ff4de0  No.30434


91c993  No.30499

>>30429

>boyfriend

>shia

makes sense


41ddad  No.30565

>>30499

???

I'm a woman.


91c993  No.30569

>>30565

trans-women are considered men in islamic law, so no relationships with men are allowed


da6dd6  No.30592

File: a550d36a69f031b⋯.jpg (12.45 KB, 300x100, 3:1, banners.jpg)

whose idea was it to make pic related a banner and why? is this some kind of joke?


1c455d  No.30594

>>30592

It's been a long time since I've bothered looking at the banners. Removed. People are welcome to submit 300x100 banners.


91c993  No.30606

>>30592

I think it was the previous board volunteer who made it. Nothing wrong with it imo.


4cac76  No.30610

>>30606

This is a board for moderate muslims, not extremist LARPers.


91c993  No.30612


4c92ed  No.30614

>>30569

Don't label me, you dingdong! I'm a woman, nothing more and nothing less, :)


3212b6  No.30629

>>30612

>rejects hadiths because they were written by men

>supports secularism and democracy


91c993  No.30636

>>30614

Thing is you have a 'dingdong' and are mentally ill, may Allah have mercy on you or destroy you ameen.


499a41  No.30662

>>30569

Islam is trans and nonbinary-inclusive, read the Hadith. Also my anatomy is none of your concern.

>>30636

Ahaha "destroy" me? I am righteous in the eyes of Allah.


91c993  No.30665

>>30662

Sodomy is a crime punishable by death. You are not righteous. You might be excused for your mental illness (gender dysphoria), that's the only hope you have until you stop and repent.


8c25df  No.30742

How important does everyone think it is for a Muslim to study combat arts? I think they are fun and very healthful, they promote healthy activity and also can teach the importance of self-defense. The Quran does tell us to be prepared to defend ourselves…

Recently I decided I want to start playing airsoft, as well as LARP swordfighting with padded swords. I'd love to do fencing, but fencing lessons are like $50 an hour :(


ff4de0  No.30751

>>30742

I think there are more ways to defend one's self and one's religion through means other than physical. I do agree that physical health is important, but it's hard to tell a 70 year old man or an invalid in a wheelchair to start crossfit and be taken seriously. A strong mind and a quick wit have gotten me out of more fights than "being swole" could ever do.


8c25df  No.30793

>>30751

>it's hard to tell a 70 year old man or an invalid in a wheelchair to start crossfit and be taken seriously

Well no, but we should do what we are able. Sports are great for developing mental discipline as well as physical; and you don't need to be "swole" to be a swordfighter, that's the beauty of it. I'm a fine swordswoman even though I have almost no muscle.


ff4de0  No.30796

>>30793

Only sport I was ever good at is skateboarding. Haven't been on a board in 15 years, though.


ca9abb  No.30804

Do Muslims believe in the concept of "natural law"?


91c993  No.30809

>>30804

God's law


ca9abb  No.30811

>>30809

Natural law just means you can infer God's will through reason and observing nature and ourselves. The question is whether this is the case or if we need revelation to know good and evil in all cases.


ff4de0  No.30812

>>30804

[definition needed]


ff4de0  No.30813

>>30811

We can't infer anything. God told us exactly what to do. There is nothing to infer.


ca9abb  No.30814

>>30813

So what do you make of the human conscience and our natural sense for right and wrong? Sure there are differences between cultures on some things, but there are many similarities, and an overall sense that good can be known and should be followed. Is that all just a human delusion?


ff4de0  No.30815

>>30814

Allah owns us. Body, mind and soul. Right/wrong comes from the creator of all things. We submit ourselves and nothing more. Anyone who thinks they have free will is deluded. Allah controls us and we need to accept that.


ca9abb  No.30817

>>30815

>Right/wrong comes from the creator of all things

That's precisely what I'm saying. God created man, his reason, his conscience, and the entire natural world. Natural law philosophy says that, therefore, man can infer right and wrong by studying these things since God created them.


da6dd6  No.30822

Do Muslims believe in a personal God or is he completely impersonal and transcendant? Can a Muslim have a personal relationship with God in the way that Christians claim to (forget the idea of a trinity, incarnation etc, im not talking about that)?


91c993  No.30823

>>30817

Only to an extent, since humans are biased. We are all born with fitrah, or natural disposition to truth. That's why we consider babies sinless unlike christians. But you can't rely on the human mind/psyche alone to find complete truth, as you can't rely on the human body to feed itself. You need a provider of truth ,in other word's, God's revelations, to have a complete unbiased objective moral way of life.


91c993  No.30824

>>30822

Define personal? If you mean some voices in my head then no. If you mean God wanting an eternal relationship with his creations then yes.


da6dd6  No.30886

>>30824

Admittedly it is not an easy thing to define. I guess you can't really have a personal relationship with God if God isn't a person. A personal relationship is a relationship between two persons.


91c993  No.30887

>>30885

He's with all human beings constantly, the quran says he's closer to us than our jugular vein. Meaning He (j.j) knows me more than any person could. Want to ask Allah (swt) something? Make du'a (prayer). Want to hear Allah (swt), listen to the quran. A muslim can experience his dua's being fulfilled and even have some dreams that can guide him or her.

>>30886

God is a person.


54b0c6  No.30900

>>30887

>God is a person

Be careful what you are saying, there is nothing like Allah


5aeddd  No.30908

>>30887

>>30887

>means he knows me

So he's not actually close to us and never will be.

So he's not here, he doesn't interact with us, and we can't know him or relate to him. So impersonal.


5aeddd  No.30909

>>30900

Only persons can be personal.


91c993  No.30913

>>30900

Indeed, but Allah (swt) has a consciousness and characteristics that belong only to him, he is one entity with a unique personality. In the quran, Jesus (as) tells him he does not know what is in Allah's self. But Allah (swt) knows what is in the self of Jesus.

>>30908

>>30909

I recognize this stick worshiper, stay in your containment thread where I have already refuted this claim. It's not like your 'god' chats with you daily. You're too simple minded to pray to a transcendent God you can't imagine, you need some image of a long haired white guy to be able to pray.


4a6dd0  No.30967

>>30913

How can a being be called "personal" if you have no access to him, in any sense, at all?

The contestants on the Big Brother show are watched daily by cameras, viewers, and judges, but there is nothing "personal" about this relationship because there is no interaction between the groups.

Even in heaven you will have no interaction with God personally. Right? You will have milk and honey and rivers in flowing gardens, but so what?

This reminds me of the buddhist karma system, you pray and do your rituals to get rewards in the afterlife, everything is automatic in a sense, cause and effect. Might as well be a "just" atheist universe, since you never get to encounter or personally relate to what it is you worship. So the rituals and even the deeds become just gestures, to a God you do not know.


ff4de0  No.30968

>>30967

If your goal is a reward, then you're doing it wrong.


3212b6  No.30970

>>30967

Golden calf logic.


3212b6  No.30971

Apostate israelites: I can't worship a God I can't see or touch, and a burning bush doesn't cut it for me, so I'm going to make myself a golden calf to worship because it's unfair everyone else gets to have idols!

christians: I can't worship a God I can't see or touch, so I'm going to make myself idols and carvings of old men and babies to worship, oh and a trinity because it's unfair everyone else gets to have trinities but not me!


086832  No.30972

>>30968

>>30970

However you look at it, it's still a problem.

The immanence of God is necessary to know you are on the right path and making progress and forming a personal relationship with the true creator. Being permanently disconnected from God is a definition of hell.


086832  No.30973

>>30971

The incarnation isn't the key that makes God personal, his omnipresent immanence is, his indwelling in the hearts of believers, our bodies are temples of the holy spirit, we are made in his image, and we draw closer to him as we purify ourselves, in this life and the next. He fills heaven and earth, he is not an absantee landlord, or simply a transcendent watcher from afar….such a being could never be called personal or even knowable. Heaven isn't pretty gardens and honey, it's being in the presence of God and getting ever closer to him.

None of this is "idolatry", this is necessary for monotheism, anything less would be deism or atheism.


ff4de0  No.30974

>>30972

Obviously a lot of it depends on the definition of "personal relationship", but I don't want to be told when I'm doing something right. I'd much rather be reminded when I'm doing something wrong. However, when we do right and follow the rightly guided path, relieving sorrow, paying a brother's debt, feeding a hungry brother, etc; then we know Allah's love and feel his presence in the goodness we create. I guess that's a "personal relationship".


3212b6  No.30975

>>30973

>>30974

All you can do is blindly follow whatever your priests tell you and spout their devilish propaganda.

>Being permanently disconnected from God

And who told you this is what Muslims believe about the inhabitants of Paradise you compulsive liar?

>No indeed; but upon that day they shall be veiled from their Lord,

>then they shall roast in Hell.

so that's said about the inhabitants of hell(like you, hopefully).

Go back to the trini-thread (aka the dog-pound) or worship your golden calf over at your own board.


ff4de0  No.30976

>>30975

Not sure why you included me in that, but whatever.


3212b6  No.30977

And you talk about atheism when christianity is the biggest cause of it since people absolutely make fun of your idea of God being some bearded dude in the clouds. No one with a sound nature finds this personal or appealing, only brainwashed mushrik worshippers of statues and idols. As soon as christians started reading the bible for themselves they rejected the church en masse and then the entire religion(rightfully so) as absurdities.

>>30976

Meant to cite his two posts, not your's.


ff4de0  No.30978

>>30973

Are you Muslim?


086832  No.30979

>>30978

No, Christ is my Master, but I think God's mercy can extend to anyone, despite their religion.


3212b6  No.30980

>>30973

Alright so what makes God personal…

>his indwelling in the hearts of believers

>>"We indeed created man; and We know what his soul whispers within him, and We are nearer to him than the jugular vein"

>our bodies are temples of the holy spirit

>>"And when thy Lord said to the angels, 'See, I am creating a mortal of a clay of mud moulded."

>>"When I have shaped him, and breathed My spirit in him, fall you down, bowing before him!’"

>we draw closer to him as we purify ourselves

>>"It is not your wealth nor your children that shall bring you nigh in nearness to Us, except for him who believes, and does righteousness; those – there awaits them the double recompense for that they did, and they shall be in the lofty chambers in security."

>He fills heaven and earth

>>"And it is He who in heaven is God and in earth is God; He is the All-wise, the All-knowing."

>he is not an absantee landlord

>>"and We shall relate to them with knowledge; assuredly We were not absent."

>Heaven isn't pretty gardens and honey, it's being in the presence of God and getting ever closer to him.

There's no reason it can't be both. And you even think wine and bread can become christ/God so what are you even complaining about?

The question is, when will trinis stop straw-manning Islam?


91c993  No.30984

>>30967

>How can a being be called "personal" if you have no access to him, in any sense, at all?

We do by scripture and prayer, how is it any different from your Jesus worship? It's not like you have access to Jesus lol

>Even in heaven you will have no interaction with God personally. Right?

False, we will have a PERSONAL relationship with God eternally. That's what the quran promises, that God will wants to forgive us and be pleased with us and us with him. We will be as near as any creation can to it's creator, what more can you ask? Seeing the presence of God is the best reward the quran says, the rest is just extra pleasure and for us to relate to heaven in earthly terms, for the average person to look forward to heaven.

Now stay in the containment thread or be banned.


ff4de0  No.30985

>>30979

I see. Well, you might want to qualify that if you're going to answer questions on a Muslim board for Muslims.


91c993  No.30988

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>30985

This is typical christian lies and deceptions. I'm gonna post this vid here to end this convo.


3212b6  No.30989

>>30988

Yup typical christian tricks where they'll pretend to be an inquisitive atheist or "confused Muslim" asking loaded and leading questions so they can post their copy-pasted bull☻ "arguments". Even when there is a thread for them to make their arguments they resort to these pathetic ploys.


ff0c00  No.30998

>>30980

>>30980

So Allah is immanent within creation and transcendent? Or purely transcendent and not immanent in creation?

You can't have a purely transcendent Allah and then post quotes arguing he dwells within man via his breath and is closer to us than our veins without admitting to some immanence….

If you want to say he is in creation and omnipresent and so forth that's good, then he has the possibility to be personal. Otherwise he is veiled from man forever via absolute transcendence.

(stay in the trini thread )

3212b6  No.31006

>>30998

>Or purely transcendent and not immanent in creation?

Answer the same from the bible only.


8c25df  No.31026

>>30796

Oh, I've been thinking about getting one of those short 6"-wide "penny boards", are those okay for beginners? For just coasting up and down sidewalks, I don't think I'm brave enough to do tricks on one….


ff4de0  No.31028

>>31026

Those are great for getting around the city. Just make sure you practice a bit so you're not running into pedestrians. But, as long as you have balance, you'll do fine.


5be355  No.31093

File: e4b807b1644e25a⋯.png (280.68 KB, 720x1280, 9:16, Screenshot_20180916-191913.png)

File: d039eb64b853c75⋯.png (115.42 KB, 930x728, 465:364, unknown.png)

Finally, brothers, we made National Geographic delete the video about the woman "Imam".

And again, the liberals were pathetic in the comments, demanding changes in Islam


91c993  No.31094

>>31093

filthy deceiving kafirs


ff4de0  No.31097

>>31093

Women can lead other women in prayer, but that doesn't make her an imam. Gotta love people who change the definition of words just to suit their personal narrative.


b9485b  No.31173

If you have money in stocks in the stock market to you need to pay zakat on the amount? Would it be exempt because it is similar to investing in a business? Although you can withdraw your money fairly easily.


91c993  No.31174

>>31173

Well firstly, the riba (usurious) based stock market is forbidden, all these companies work with riba in one way or another. Investing in riba is optional, you don't have to do it to survive, unlike using fiat currency, which is also riba based, but which is necessary for daily life. Alas, the prophet (pbuh) warned us about this age of usury we are living in:

Narrated by Ibn Isa, and recorded in Abu-Dawood Hadith #3325

“There will come a time when you will not be able to find a single person in the world who will not be consuming riba. And if anyone claims that he is not consuming riba then surely the dust of riba will reach him.”

To answer your question, ff it was a halal islamic market, then maybe if it generated wealth it would be taxable, anything that is considered excess wealth, so if you save the profits, it's included in the zakat. I hope someone more knowledgeable can answer inshaAllah.


b9485b  No.31179

File: 9b2a44c5cd8fe18⋯.jpg (45.41 KB, 594x326, 297:163, Wahed Invest.jpg)

>>31174

I invested back when I first saw Yasir Qadhi pushing “Halal investing.” I thought I could invest myself, staying away from banking stocks and the gambling nature of futures and other things. At the time I was not aware that the shares of stock are not certificates of ownership. Their value is not based upon a companies value, but it is solely based on what other people are willing to spend for that share of stock. At any time the company can buy back its shares without your permission, paying you pretty much whatever they want. I invested in a few companies in a sector that I thought looked promising, trying to steer clear of companies that had haram dealings or dealt openly with interest.

I noticed one of the larger companies I invested in was getting some of its income from interest, so I sold those shares. I still own shares in smaller companies, that make security cameras and desalination equipment for salt water.

I find some of the things Yasir Qadhi says questionable in general. He says that most of the funds of the Memphis Islamic Center are in the stock market.


2dc6e4  No.31184

>>31094

>>31097

Give me one Quran verse that states women cannot be imams. And before you reply, please reread my challenge.


ff4de0  No.31191

>>31184

Qur'an doesn't address it and the only hadith mentioning it considered weak. I suppose it's more about tradition than anything else.


91c993  No.31212

>>31179

>security cameras and desalination equipment for salt water.

That's better then other stocks as you explained.

>I find some of the things Yasir Qadhi says questionable in general. He says that most of the funds of the Memphis Islamic Center are in the stock market.

that guy is pretty shifty in both aqeedah and dealings


91c993  No.31213

>>31184

Women can lead other women in prayer, but not men, since mixed gatherings are not allowed and a woman could be distracting the men from salat, especially during rukuh and sujood.


91c993  No.31219

File: 8d5e6a072875357⋯.png (801.96 KB, 1224x2965, 1224:2965, 6days.png)

Some anon explained scientifically how the universe was created in actual 6 days due to time dilation. Since we also believe that it was in 6 days I found it interesting.Thoughts on this thread?

(7:54) Surely your Lord is none other than Allah, Who created the heavens and the earth in six days, and then ascended His Throne; Who causes the night to cover the day and then the day swiftly pursues the night; Who created the sun and the moon and the stars making them all subservient to His command. Lo! His is the creation and His is the command. Blessed is Allah, the Lord of the universe.


1905f7  No.31233

>>31093

I bet they'll try something like this again in the future. They'll probably dip into the muslim LGBT community in the future as well. And slowly paint them as a victim of opression and pushes people to alter the quran and "progress" islam. Bear in mind, there's already some movement in France(I think) to remove "anti-semitism" and "problematic" words in the Quran. They are literally doing the same thing to us as to what they did with Christians back then. Don't be shocked when even drinking publicly/openly and not praying became the "norm" because "muh religious freedom" that is being pushed by the liberals of the west. I am afraid brothers, the prophet's (pbuh) prophecy is slowly coming into fruition. I'm not ready to face Him, I am a man of sin.


91c993  No.31235

File: c326e198084734e⋯.jpg (119.93 KB, 1024x829, 1024:829, moderate.jpg)

>>31233

>I bet they'll try something like this again in the future. They'll probably dip into the muslim LGBT community in the future as well. And slowly paint them as a victim of oppression and pushes people to alter the quran and "progress" islam.

imo they are a threat to our tawhid, which is the most important things, they try to make us loyal to them and to participate in their shirki politics (democracy, liberalism, lgbt), its a spiritual war in the usa, and their cross bearing government wages a physical war in the muslim lands

muslims have a status like those of dhimmis, we are paying a tax and cant practice our deen fully, and we are forced to used riba currency, among seeing other indecent things

Allah (j.j) warns us about those:

"If they gain dominance over you, they would be to you as enemies and extend against you their hands and their tongues with evil, and they wish you would disbelieve." -(sūrat l-mum'taḥanah 60:2)

>Bear in mind, there's already some movement in France(I think) to remove "anti-semitism" and "problematic" words in the Quran. They are literally doing the same thing to us as to what they did with Christians back then.

yeah and they also cooperate with the moroccan gov to 'educate' imams in 'modern' islam, but thankfully Allah (swt) is protecting this deen no matter who betrays it and tries to change it, thank God the western islam has no influence in muslim aqeedah

>Don't be shocked when even drinking publicly/openly and not praying became the "norm" because "muh religious freedom" that is being pushed by the liberals of the west. I am afraid brothers, the prophet's (pbuh) prophecy is slowly coming into fruition. I'm not ready to face Him, I am a man of sin.

I'm already seeing that sadly, but it's contained in the west. I don't think there's any future for born muslims in the west, other than the converts who got out of this filth and aren't enticed by it. We are definitively in the end times when most of the descriptive prophecies (piety is considered bizarre, wasting wealth, competition building, huge numbers but weak, all nations killing us, consumed by riba) have come to pass.


2dc6e4  No.31377

>>31213

And where is the Quranic evidence for this?


3212b6  No.31380

>>31377

There isn't a verse saying that "a woman can not lead the prayer". I don't think there's an explicit hadith either. But my answer would be that firstly the prayer has been transmitted as a practice and women leading men has never really been an established practice. And secondly, we can just use common sense to see that it's inappropriate to be staring at a woman in prayer. As long as she's even remotely attractive and/or young it is going to be distracting for any man.

But with that said the group in the documentary certainly has bigger issues than female imams.


91c993  No.31384

>>31377

It was narrated that Abu Hurairah said:

"The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'The best rows for men are the front rows and the worst are the last, and the best rows for women are the back rows and the worst are those in the front."' Sunan an-Nasa'i 820


54b0c6  No.31389

>>31219

We believe it was 6 periods, not days


54b0c6  No.31390

>>31233

I won>>31233

>pushed by the talmudists

FTFY


91c993  No.31394

>>31389

The arabic says days, both interpretations are valid.


2dc6e4  No.31428

Can someone link me to the quranist board?


6290a0  No.31431

>>31430

Yes they can. It's called fasakh and khula'. Women can even ask for fasakh if their husband has erectile dysfunction or is abusive to her.


11274d  No.31437

>>19586

I feel like I would become a better person if I actually feared God.

I've been raised in a secular country, so fear of God does not come naturally to me, is there any way in which I can instill the fear of God into myself?


ff4de0  No.31438


ff4de0  No.31439

>>31437

Once you realize that God is literally the only thing standing between you and eternal and absolute torment, the fear and love happens.


91c993  No.31441

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>>31437

Just reading what the people of hellfire say in the quran is enough. Especially in arabic you can feel their despair, and it terrifies me.

And since you were raised in a secular country, make sure to safeguard your tawheed. Don't follow jahili politics like democracy, don't love the fake nationalist country, have no pride for it. And don't celebrate their mushrik holidays and national days. Just a heads up, since a few months ago I was in that trap.


2dc6e4  No.31448

>>31438

I thought there was a different board but I can't remember it for the life of me. But thank you


8d4a0c  No.31449

I am lazy and all I feel like doing is eating and resting. How do you discipline yourselves? What can I even do with my life? If I get a wife and children I will have to provide for them. For what purpose? I am a poor role model and they would end up becoming apostates.


1ddc9d  No.31450

>>31431

>A woman should be able to leave her husband forever because he has erectile dysfunction

>you think this is fair and good


1ddc9d  No.31451

>>31449

Anas bin Malik narrated:

"There were two brothers during the time of the Messenger of Allah. One of them used to come to the prophet , and the other had some business. The businessman among them complained to the Prophet about his brother, so he said:'Perhaps you are provided for because of him.'"


052cf1  No.31453

>>31449

Make a list of the things you don't like about yourself. Try to slowly improve one of those things at a time. Small goals like "I'll have one less sandwich" or "I'll wake up half an hour earlier" add up over time, and you'll eventually end up the person you want to be.

If you have issues with praying, try getting into praying all 5 prayers daily as a habit. As long as you can do that, you're more organised than the average person. Pick a few random days of the month and fast on them, to curb your appetite. Just make sure to do everything one step at a time, or you'll get overwhelmed and give up.


000000  No.31454

Hi,

in France, after an investigation it was found out that 90 percent of meat slaughtered is halal even though it's not put on the packaging. Would it be haram to eat it knowing that there is 10 percent chance it's not halal?


052cf1  No.31456

>>31454

The sin isn't to eat something that isn't allowed, but to do it while knowing that you're doing it.

If you're eating food that you know might not be halal, it would be haraam. You're better off just buying halal certified meat.


91c993  No.31457

>>31450

He said she can leave him, not should leave him, huge difference.


ff4de0  No.31460

>>31454

>90 percent of meat slaughtered is halal

Can you actually back that up? Interesting, if so; though I don't see why it wouldn't be certified. It makes no sense to properly slaughter meat and not certify it. I know that there are some McDonald's and other fast food chains that use exclusively halal meat, but those are clearly labeled and certified. Is this one of those "kosher tax" conspiracy theories?


000000  No.31462

>>31460

Sorry made a mistake, the right wing is saying 90 percent of meat in Paris and the area around it, is halal or kosher, not the entirety of France. It could just be right wing propaganda. Different sources say different stuff, as always. In 2005 a study by the ministry of agriculture says 60 percent of sheep, 40 percent of beef and 20 percent of poultry is halal slaughtered. Of course that also could just be propaganda.

Please ignore my previous post and just buy certified halal meat at a place you trust or slaughter it yourself.


ff4de0  No.31464

>>31462

No worries. I always get curious when I hear a "90% of X" statistic. Especially when it comes to something like this. 90% of the meat in Paris is a LOT of meat.


8d1a68  No.31465

What is the Islamic view on Marijuana?


ff4de0  No.31466

>>31465

Intoxicants are forbidden.


91c993  No.31467

>>31460

>>31462

Perhaps a halal slaughter company sells their meats to stores and restaurants without the certification. Either way, you can only trust a muslim with your meat, if you know a muslim slaughtered it or prepared the food, you assume it's halal. If a kaffir serves it to you with no halal certification, then better be on the safe side and not buy it.


9ffba7  No.31716

Would it be feasible for me to drop out of college and just hang out at the masjid all day? Not like asking for free things but just living without pretending to obey the mushrikeen. Today I saw a poser for transgender pronouns on my college campus saying we should fulfill their perverted wishes for "basic human dignity". I was going to take it down until I realized I will be suspended if I do so. It's not like I can put opposite opinion posters up anyways since only university-sanctioned events are allowed to advertise. This is state sponsered degeneracy. I do not wish to pay money to this decrepit institution, nor even put up with the kaffirs in a trades job. I would be fine living out of a van but I have no idea on the legality of being a nomad. Thoughts? I would love to tour our land without pretending to be a part of this disgusting society. I still obey the rules obviously. The only thing I've ever done wrong in my life was a parking ticket. I would love to see all the beautiful sights and pray and eat date fruit all day.


ff4de0  No.31717

>>31716

I strongly suggest toughing it out and graduating. A degree opens up a lot more possibilities for you. And, hey, if you want to hang out at the mosque all day, why not become an Imam? Or you could be a teacher at a Muslim school. You're going to need an education. Muslims have an obligation to seek education and knowledge.


63f798  No.31719

>>31716

You have the right intentions, I too want to separate myself from the mushrikeen. But to do that fully we have to leave the lands of shirk. My problem is I don't know any destination, I'm wondering if there's any islamic communes out in nature we could join.

Chapter (4) sūrat l-nisāa

97. Indeed, those whom the angels take [in death] while wronging themselves - [the angels] will say, "In what [condition] were you?" They will say, "We were oppressed in the land." The angels will say, "Was not the earth of Allah spacious [enough] for you to emigrate therein?" For those, their refuge is Hell - and evil it is as a destination.

98. Except for the oppressed among men, women and children who cannot devise a plan nor are they directed to a way -

99. For those it is expected that Allah will pardon them, and Allah is ever Pardoning and Forgiving.

100. And whoever emigrates for the cause of Allah will find on the earth many [alternative] locations and abundance. And whoever leaves his home as an emigrant to Allah and His Messenger and then death overtakes him - his reward has already become incumbent upon Allah. And Allah is ever Forgiving and Merciful.

101. And when you travel throughout the land, there is no blame upon you for shortening the prayer, [especially] if you fear that those who disbelieve may disrupt [or attack] you. Indeed, the disbelievers are ever to you a clear enemy.


562623  No.31735

>>31717

I agree with this brother, for the following reason:

Doing what's right entails doing what WORKS and what is PRODUCTIVE.

The best way for you to channel that energy of yours (this healthy energy that makes you disgusted at modern day degeneracy) is most likely for you to finish your university degree, and work within the system to have the maximum possible positive impact before you die.

Unless you believe that you have a lot of potential for positive impact as an urban nomad; which is possible. for example you could be a very charismatic person, who would talk to people 1 to 1 and influence them to go to the straight path. and in that case, you could have more success as an urban nomad than if you go through university.

But I find the latter proposition unlikely, and unless it's (or something similar to it) true for you, the best/right/correct thing for you to do is to continue on your current path.


63f798  No.31737

>>31735

Well first university is very expensive and can be a debt trap if his degree isn't useful. If he wants to learn more on islam he should learn in a muslim country imo, like in al azhar or medina university.

You put too much emphasis on being productive, without telling him why he should be productive in a kaffir society. How is him being a good working goy who pays taxes to this satanic system a productive thing? It's actually destructive.

All of us should do complete dissociation (baraa) from any kaffir country we reside in, and if possible go back to our muslim countries, or live in the wild.

In the Sunnah, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “I disown every Muslim who settles among the mushrikeen.” Narrated by Abu Dawood, 2645

We have to fear Allah (swt) and not fear being poor or have less comfort.


ff4de0  No.31739

>>31737

Yes, university is expensive, but education is worth the expense. There is more to education than just being useful. The trap most commonly fallen into is that "income is better than education".

>I disown every Muslim who settles among the mushrikeen.

I don't think that means what you think it means. I believe he is referring to those who settle in non-Muslim nations and live as the mushrik live instead of living as a Muslim. Think about it. If we weren't allowed to go into non-Muslim nations, then how could there ever be new Muslim nations? If Muslims never settle in the US, then how could the US ever come to the rightly guided path? Do you believe that the Prophet has abandoned the 4 million Muslims living in the US?

I live in New Orleans. Allah has not abandoned me, nor has the Prophet.


63f798  No.31741

>>31739

>If we weren't allowed to go into non-Muslim nations, then how could there ever be new Muslim nations?

Dawah is valid reason to stay in the lands of kufr, but I don't see 4 million muslim making dawah, most just want to live in a rich country. The muslim migrants that came for dunya reasons are in the wrong.

>Do you believe that the Prophet has abandoned the 4 million Muslims living in the US?

We don't have any guarantee that he won't. Especially since we've been warned by Allah ﷺ and the prophet (saw). The safest way is to disassociate from the mushrikeen, first step is to not imitate their ways.

Ibn ’Umar (RAA) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:

“He who imitates any people is considered to be one of them.” Book 16, Hadith 1514

See how many muslims dress like them, vote for them, celebrate with them ect.. We are living in calamitous times.


75b5a3  No.31784

For new Muslims, how did you guys memorize the prayers? I'm contemplating conversion but it seems very difficult to pray in this deen.


ff4de0  No.31785

>>31784

Anything you do 5 times a day will be memorized pretty quickly. You don't have to know everything up front. It is better to convert now, then learn the prayers.


cdac43  No.31892

>>31785

Definitively this.


79be3f  No.31901

Have any of you tried drinking camel urine? I heard some people are doing that for medicinal purposes.


ff4de0  No.31904


4a5afa  No.31916

I am ashamed to admit it but I was unable to pray the first three salats today. How do I make up for it. Should I pray them all sequentially after Magrib and before Isha, or pray tomorrow alongside the prayer of that time of the day


08dd93  No.31920

Definitely a question worth of this thread.

Why does some spurdo memes says islamogommunism? I mean sure, Islam has some socialist quality but I feel like Islam has plenty more ring winged policy.

>>31916

>How do I make up for it

Thing is, the scholars have differing opinions whether you should make up for it or not. One side argue that there's no qadha/make up since the prayer should be done on that given time and date. On the other is that you should pay what is due. Either way, you should do it at the given time.

Anyway, if I'm not mistaken, you can do it at any given time where salah is permitted, best if you do it at the earliest convenience.


cdac43  No.31925

>>31920

>Why does some spurdo memes says islamogommunism?

Because it was a meme made by right wing racists, who just combined their two biggest enemies, muslims and communists.


54b0c6  No.31967

There is a lot of debate about voting but it is mostly talked about in sense of a secular or non-Muslim democracy. Could there be elections in a caliphate for example for local governors and mayors (they would obviously rule by sharia, etc)?


ff4de0  No.31968


54b0c6  No.31985

>>31968

thanks, it was an interesting read


cdac43  No.31990

>>31967

The first caliphate wasnt a democracy, only some of the sahaba were informed and it was forced upon those who rejected it. Because the khilafa became the jama'ah, whoever rejects it is a non muslim.

The condition is that they rule by shariah, if this is met they are muslim. But there is no such state in our era, not even the muslim brotherhood models fit with shariah.


e74e4c  No.32001

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Are there any other collections of mostly authentic hadith that have been translated into English besides these in the picture?


cdac43  No.32014

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>>31990

Good overview of the shirk of democracy.


3212b6  No.32017

>>32014

Why haven't these people who say the khilafah is the solution to all problems joined isis yet? Isis say the same thing: there are no Muslim countries so we're now creating a khilafah and we're the rulers of the entire Muslim world now and we rule by sharia etc.,

so why haven't these people joined them? Like HT and so forth? Obviously I'm not saying they should, I'm just wondering how they can justify it when they have the same beliefs.

It's ALMOST like HT are LARPers with too high views of themselves(actually that's exactly the case).


cdac43  No.32021

>>32017

Maybe they have, maybe they haven't, but it's still not an argument. Whether someone is a larper or not does not change the facts they present. Khilifah and shariah is in the sunnah and nobody rejects it, except maybe some juhal.

It's as foolish as asking why muslims who want shariah don't join saudi arabia.


3212b6  No.32022

>>32021

It's an argument against their entire definition of caliphate and their entire reason for existing.

>as asking why muslims who want shariah don't join saudi arabia.

That's a ridiculous analogy. For HTers and people like them that say that all Muslim countries are kuffar and the khilafah needs to be established and everyone needs to pledge allegiance to them, well, isis (supposedly) did just that, so what's the hold up? Why don't they accept isis as the true caliphate and fix the ummah's problems already? Based on what "facts" do they reject it? Everyone else rejects it because they're khawarij, but HT can obviously not say this. So this just shows their hypocrisy.


6ce850  No.32026

>>32017

>Why haven't these people who say the khilafah is the solution to all problems joined isis yet?

Because no one wants the our Khilafa to look like daesh


3212b6  No.32027

>>32026

What does HT mean by that?


e74e4c  No.32028

>>32017

Why haven’t those people who say that you shouldn’t smoke cigarettes become Nazis yet? The first official anti-smoking campaign was started by Nazi Germany. People from the modern day anti-smoking campaigns say the same things as Nazis and are literally acting like Hitler.

so why haven’t people from anti-smoking groups started committing mass genocide? Like the truth movement and so forth? Obviously I’m not saying they should, I’m just wondering how they can justify it when they have the same beliefs.

It’s ALMOST like non-smokers want to murder all non-white peoples (actually that’s exactly the case).


3212b6  No.32029

>>32028

Cringe.


cdac43  No.32032

>>32022

That analogy is what kuffar use all the time.

"Why don't muslims move to saudi if they want shariah."

You are being as bigoted as them. Yes some hts might agree with isis and even join them, but you know this is dangerous and they can't said it openly, others reject isis due to its show of violence.

NO muslim denies the obligation of the khilafa, except the sandal lickers of the tyrants.


3212b6  No.32033

>>32032

>you're like a kafir because you question HT!!!!

Alright so that's the level of reasoning I can expect from you…

>NO muslim denies the obligation of the khilafa, except the sandal lickers of the tyrants.

HT evidently deny it. So they're sandal lickers of the british queen I guess?


cdac43  No.32034

>>32033

>Alright so that's the level of reasoning I can expect from you…

wot.. I gave an example of kuffar, not making takfir

>HT evidently deny it.

no they don't, HT's goal is to raise awareness for the obligation of the caliphate


54b0c6  No.32041

>>32014

The question was about voting in an Islamic (governed by Sharia) state, this is about secular democracy


cdac43  No.32064

>>32041

I know, just wanted to share this to avoid confusion.


ee1bc8  No.32084

So I finally 'got a life' and stopped focusing on escapist hobbies. Wow! who would have thought that living in reality instead of videogames could be helpful :) I made a friend who is ddicted to videogames and I pity him a little. Hes spending 4 hours a day playing league of legends. Cant change other people though, I got over that vainity. Ill be there for him though if he decides to get his act together. anyone here find similar situations with friends?


826002  No.32102

>>32084

Videogames? I’d just cut ties but leave the door open if he ever grows up.


8782d7  No.32133

What are the best countries to live as a Muslim? If I recall correctly only Turkey and Malaysia allow permanent immigration. Although a few Muslim minority countries like Singapore do they are apartheid states (Buddhist atheist rule in Singapore)


8782d7  No.32137

>>32133

Actually, I’m getting too ahead of myself. I should just move to a state with more Muslims like Texas or Illinois.


b8abdc  No.32139

>>32137

There ya go.


cdac43  No.32140

>>32137

No, you are right, I'm also searching for a good muslim country. Problem is turkey and malaysia are secular. I would go to saudi arabia or pakistan, but it's impossible to immigrate there permanently.


603a8d  No.32146

Sinead o Connor- identity issues, I don't want to condemn her because she is obviously mentally ill, but its shameful she has clear race hatred issues. She followed up her anti-white anti-muslim 'tweet' with another plainly displaying narcissistic messiah complex saying 'the lord sometimes needs dirty workers'. Sadly I understand why she is so ignorant. In the west the concept of tawhid is so absent, with so much fragmentation and pagan beliefs imbued into society that the idea of one God and only one God for all people, a very simple concept, is not easily understood by people with poisoned minds.

This is very common with older converts though. A lot of older (convert when they're age 30+) are former drug users who delve into sufism or listening to those cringy autotuned hezbollah nasheeds. Just like an alcoholic should never drink alcohol again (of course we never drink at all but for example) these former drug users should really keep quiet with the vanity so they don't accidentally commit shirk. I spent so long on "Mount Stupid" just like them.

>>32140

I wouldn't say impossible, to get citizenship maybe, but their economy is stable enough you could probably immigrate if you have some skilled labor to provide. I'm unsure if you know what you're in for though. I suppose there are some English speakers there but as second language learners of Arabic it may be tough if you intend to also learn Pathan or Urdu.


ff4de0  No.32149

>>32146

She declared shahada … all her past sins are erased. If you can't accept that, then you're not Muslim.


826002  No.32151

>>32146

Keep this $#^% to yourself, m8. There is no wrong path to Allah, Allah guides whom He wills how He wills.


826002  No.32152

>>32140

Consider the magreb. I married into a magrebi family and couldnt be happier. It’s so cool to have a muslim mom in law, sibs in law.


926798  No.32153

You know what I don't get? Why folks just plain hate Muslims? What, a couple of nutjobs decided to get people killed? Not like other religious groups has done it before? I don't see folks dogpiling on Christians when Waco happened or the countless other Christian nutjobs done their killing? Hindus? Buddhists? Sikhs? And the lies they spread….I don't see folks called Buddha a pedophile but oh, suddenly the Prophet is one? Ignoring that he has other wives and Aisha's not even a child at the time.

Brothers…right now, I am upset, angry…and I find this dogpiling on Muslims a tad unfair. It' a known fact that when you have a large collective, you bound to have the nutbars in them. Why is when our nutbars acting out, we're suddenly the enemy and some folks wished us dead? But when their nutbars acting out, suddenly he's a "disturbed individual" and not a raging [insert religious group here]


926798  No.32154

One more question. Why in the name of all that is sound…are folks complaining about the jizya? "Oh, woe is us non-Muslims having to pay taxes!" It's not as if Muslims have to pay taxes…oh wait…we do! It's called the Zakat and we have more than one of those.


f498b2  No.32157

>>32153

>You know what I don't get? Why folks just plain hate Muslims?

This is a question that has no exact answer except they hate Islam for being the ultimate truth.

>Why is when our nutbars acting out, we're suddenly the enemy and some folks wished us dead?

It's because it's clear that there are verses that call us to fight our enemies and they misunderstood by them and by some of us as well. Besides, they probably hate the fact that we clearly are against degenerates and any fault one of us did will be used as a reason to hate on us.

>>32154

I think it is because it's applied on them based on religion alone.


11274d  No.32160

>>32153

it's mostly americans, and those hate you because their country is at war with a decent amount of muslims countries.

remember what they did against communism?

they're simply making sure that their population is aware of who the enemies of the state are.


86a5bf  No.32163

Whats up with the moderation?


86a5bf  No.32164

This board is a facade that pretends to be open and honest but really you have a policy of allowing people to dogwhistle and brainwash each other.


478175  No.32165

>>32164

You got any proof to back that up? Or just a lot of hot air?

>>32160

Yeah, we're the enemies…not like America funded thugs that started this whole mess or something…


cdac43  No.32170

>>32164

We don't pretend to be anything, we are clear that muslims have the most rights here and Islam will be respected here above all.


ff4de0  No.32172

>>32163

>>32164

The board has rules. Follow them or leave. This is not a free speech board.


f498b2  No.32178

>>32164

>a policy of allowing people to dogwhistle and brainwash each other

Any post you can link to? Most the post from past few years are still alive.

>>32165

Evil men's enemies are still called "enemies" by them.


3212b6  No.32186

>>32153

It's so the lying and dishonest nature of kuffar will be more evident. When you see them shamelessly parrot lies that could be verified to be false by a two second google search, it doesn't become strange anymore that they'd deny matters of al-ghayb.


d8182e  No.32206

>>32186

Unfortunately people believe the lies of the kuffar and some of them are people that I know who are good people even if they are not Muslims.


cdac43  No.32211

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11274d  No.32256

How can I do away with doubts?

I doubt almost everything I do, which often results in me wasting huge amounts of time.


11274d  No.32257

>>32256

Oh, and just to make it clear: my doubts include literally everything, to the point of me not even knowing what to do with my own time.

I do not have anything that interests me, and neither is university so challenging that I have to spend more than ten hours weekly in order to get a passing grade.

I'd love to know how to fill this gap, and while I understand that this might not be the best board to ask, I feel like Muslims are the people currently closest to God and because of this are most able to understand what he wants from me.

I've read the Qu'ran, and multiple hadiths, but I still am unable to fill in the time God's given me with things worth mentioning.

Thanks for taking the time to read this.


ff4de0  No.32258

>>32256

>How can I do away with doubts?

You don't. You accept doubt and move on. You give yourself completely to God.

>>32257

>neither is university so challenging

I'm guessing first or second year? University becomes much, much more interesting about mid-Junior year. Up until then it's just rehashing what you already did in high school. It's also way more challenging when you get into a Masters program. A lot of smart people go through the first couple of years believing they're the smartest people in the room. Once you're in the later stages and into the Masters program, you have to PROVE you're the smartest person in the room or you fail. Getting my Masters was one of the best times I ever had in academia. After that, though, it's all about publish or perish and that's a challenge altogether different.

>I've read the Qur'an

Great! Read it again. Keep reading it. Never stop reading it. What does God want from you? Complete and total submission.


e45d83  No.32259

>>32153

It validates Islam even more. It only makes sense that the true religion would be oppressed vehemently by everyone and from every angle.


cdac43  No.32260

>>32257

For your doubts I would say give it time and ask God to remove your doubts. Knowledge also wipes away doubts, so if you need study the miracles and prophecies of Islam and philosophical arguments for God. As for your free time, use it for extra worship (if you are muslim) and next after that is to serve your parents, give them a visit help them with anything, even just talking. You can also use your time to do volunteer work, helping the needy, giving charity, taking care of the environment and animals. You can take on backyard farming, that's a hobby I enjoy. Wish you the best.


4cc74f  No.32270

Girl I know is a total degenerate and is probably a lesbian given her profile pic she is hugging a lesbian and she is very pro degeneracy

I was under the impression she was just a secularist because she frequently post anti semetic free Palestine type of stuff

However I have a feeling she is really just a nationalist degenerate

My mood is really sour right now. She went off the deep end. She wasn’t always like this when I used to know her.


ff4de0  No.32271

>>32270

Ok … um, is there a question there or did you get lost on your way to /myblog/?


e74e4c  No.32273

>>32270

Well then, she doesn’t sound like wife material so why waste your time thinking about her?


cdac43  No.32274

>>32270

Those who fly the "arab" sykes picot flag will never succeed.


f53b4f  No.32284

File: 850075b288c2d33⋯.jpeg (14.52 KB, 223x226, 223:226, 7FBB2008-ECB4-4422-A4D3-E….jpeg)

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Hey /Islam/, autistic weeb from /cow/ here. There’s this insane lolcow named David Sheratt, amoung many of his insane anticts, was involved in a scam to get a non existent ex-Muslim out of Qatar, in which he raised around 10,000 dollars for this “charity”. Quite the funny lad to read and look into. But what I mainly came to ask, are there any great lolcows in the ex-Muslim world? Pllease share any if you have knowledge of, it’s seems to be quite a laughable group.


ff4de0  No.32285

>>32284

That's not really our thing since we're not a meme board. I don't personally know any ex-Muslims.


f53b4f  No.32293

File: 94c15cf3128da10⋯.png (1.39 MB, 612x960, 51:80, 20289375-DBE6-45EE-B402-0F….png)

>>32288

Holy ☻ this cringey.

Might try to see if there is any strange stuff he’s done in his past.

Thnx lad


cdac43  No.32299

>>32284

What's a lolcow?


ff4de0  No.32300

>>32299

It's basically someone who is made fun of, but doesn't realize that they're being made fun of. It's actually a rather cruel treatment of someone who may be mentally handicapped, a practice that is frowned upon in Islam.


cdac43  No.32309

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Is this haram?


cdac43  No.32310

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Moroccans know their stuff…


3d96cc  No.32312

>>32309

>>32310

I don't know much Arabic but if the lyrics doesn't revere the Messenger s.a.w more than permissible, it isn't haram.


cdac43  No.32317

>>32312

It says the prophet is present and stuff I think it's for mawlid, the second one is ok just about Allah's (swt) names.


000000  No.32339

What's the Islamic position on microtransactions in video games? Can you sell in-game money? Is for example, selling 100 gems for 1 dollar in an rpg haram?


ff4de0  No.32341

>>32339

I don't know if spending money to buy pixels is haram, but it is really, really stupid.


8b9160  No.32342

>>32339

Microtransactions prey on people with impulse issues. It's a way to squeeze money out of kids, gambling addicts and lonely members of society desperate for some sort of company.

I'd recommend a DLC model, or set an upper bound to microtransactions at least. One of Nintendo's games gives you the full version without microtransactions if you spend enough money, you might be interested in something like that.


2f2812  No.32352

>>32342

Or you know, have it be unlockable via gameplay rather than squeezing money from the consumer. You got their 60 bucks already…how much money do you even need? And if you want to add additional content, there used to be something called expansion packs.


cdac43  No.32355

>>32339

Pretty sure it's haram since:

>selling intangible and useless things is haram

>making people waste time is haram

>selling something for no effort is not fair

>virtual game items bring no value to anyone


c00b0c  No.32373

>>32153

Just give up brother. When their hearts are fixed on hating. They'll keep on hating. And like this >>32157 brother said, the are clear verses in the quran that is "violent" and just don't fit the current hippie-fied world of love and peace. Instead of dealing with the reality is that humans are violent and defensive over something that is cherished by them. But these same people justifies killing an unborn baby because of "human rights" when the problem is that they are more willing to spend money on themselves rather than their offspring and they cannot restrain themselves over sex. And they invented and pushed the idea that sex is normal and just fun things to do. When religion has lifted this "just fun thing" to a higher level where it is to be cherished and experience by two lovers on the bed on their wedding day. It's kinda ironic of them calling us animals, but they themselves justifies any degenaracy by calling humans as nothing more than animals and their urges are their master.

And asking this >>32157 brother, how do you deal when people start pumping the "violent" verses to justify their hate on islam. And would you mind sharing these "violent" verses. I would love to learn about it's context because all that I know is that those verses are about the end of times and during wartime or something like that. I know I can just watch any other people on youtube cherry picks the verses, but I can't deal with how smug some of them are and I just avoid them entirely.


fc6b2f  No.32381

>>32373

I'm sorry that I can't remember the verses correctly like which surah etc.

>how do you deal when people start pumping the "violent" verses to justify their hate on islam

I usually approach them through logical understanding or more "unislamic" approach. For example, person says Islam is violent because verse that says Allah put fear in the heart of enemies or something along the line. Like I said, can't remember specifically. Anyway, first thing I'll do is to bring out context on where and why the verse was revealed. If that's not accepted then I take them to a route of saying Islam is not a peaceful religion like most people parroted. We're a practical religion. Someone declare war on us just because we're submitting to Allah. You betcha we're gonna retaliate. Then bring in the verse that says If the enemy asks for peace we do so. I forgot if there's a continuation of it that goes along the line of be wary of deception.

I think the problem that we have is marketing Islam as a religion of peace. We are definitely not. We seek peace but that doesn't mean we're gonna sit around when someone attacks us.

>inb4 that's we called a religion of peace, because we seek peace!

First and foremost, we're a religion of submission. Even the word Islam comes from word that means submit. Though, who started the The Religion of Peace trademark?


cdac43  No.32384

>>32381

>Though, who started the The Religion of Peace trademark?

george bush


3212b6  No.32393

>>32373

>how do you deal when people start pumping the "violent" verses

What's there to deal with? Kuffar also have rules of war. See eg the geneva convention, does it ban war? No it doesn't. It gives "rules" for it. But it still allows countries to murder people for no reason other than wearing the wrong uniform or living in the wrong part of the world. Now it just happens that Muslim states had (better and more humane) rules 1400 years ago whereas they're just starting to catch up now. The thing is, they then look up these laws and go "omg Muslims believe war isn't forbidden". This is the level of their idiocy.

When atheists or their pagan Mushrikeen friends ban warfare then let them raise the (non-)issue again.


cdac43  No.32509

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Should we have an islamic history thread?


4102c5  No.32512

>>32509

We should and you're free to start it anytime.


cdac43  No.32531

>>32512

I wanna make sure there's enough support so it won't die immediately.


ff4de0  No.32532

>>32531

We're a slow board, so don't expect a large audience.


4102c5  No.32606

>>32531

Take >>>/his/ for example. It's slow, but people keep posting from now and then. Sharing knowledge is great. Keep on posting and people will flock if they seek.


90f8aa  No.32667

>>32381

>I'm sorry that I can't remember the verses correctly like which surah etc.

No worries. If it's any it's my fault for not researching thoroughly about my religion. I was raised muslim, but I hardly ever read and research the Quran. My knowledge of islam is limited to what was taught in Islamic classes. Anyways, enough blogposting. I do see your points. Growing up my ustad always explain islam through practical means. And I believe we ARE practical. Haram things are haram for a reason and is actually quite explainable through logical reasoning.

>Though, who started the The Religion of Peace trademark?

Huh, who DID start it anyways? All I know it was a reaction towards 9/11's "anti-islamic" ideology. Prior to 9/11, islam was almost unknown or western people don't give a damn about muslims and islam. Only post that, that there's a lot of people suddenly took interest on Islam and criticizing every single aspect of Islam, the prophet (pbuh) and the Quran.

>>32393

I just want to know how to counter their argument. That's it. I admit, my knowledge on islam is very limited. And when I see ex-muslims (even more so if they are people from my country), I have this feeling of defeat because I know I cannot persuade them to return to islam because I lack the knowledge to do it and much like them I also sin (a lot). There are times that just thinking about it makes me lose my sleeping time.


cdac43  No.32670

>>32667

What country?


cdac43  No.32692

File: 9fc8563501dfd92⋯.png (68.01 KB, 300x100, 3:1, untitled.png)

This bid'ah banner should be deleted.


4102c5  No.32695

>>32692

What is that dance and what does dance mean?


cdac43  No.32696

>>32695

sufi pantheistic nonsense, "Dancing to be one with god"


cdac43  No.32697

super sufis, not the regular ones


4102c5  No.32698

>>32696

>>32697

Do they claim anything for the dance? Like extra deed points or anything?


cdac43  No.32700

>>32698

Yes, they claim it's an act of worship, but there is no such thing in the quran or sunnah.


7a359a  No.32703

Im having a hard time deciding which is the truth between Islam and Christianity. Can you guys give me reasons why Islam is more true than Christianity?


cdac43  No.32719

File: caa3ac8a323b16d⋯.png (45.04 KB, 860x417, 860:417, the christ.png)

File: 8e0b5fc7b65843a⋯.jpg (105.39 KB, 638x479, 638:479, prophet like moses.jpg)

>>32703

trinity is made up polytheistic nonsense see

>>20806

>>30519

tawheed (islamic monotheism) is logically and scripturally consistent

Islam has modern miracles, corrects inaccuracies in the bible

>>31482

>>22061

Jesus (pbuh) is the messiah, but Mohammad (pbuh) is the prophet like moses:

The Prophet who will come from the "EAST". The Bible defined "EAST" to mean Arabia, and the lands of Kedar and Teman (Saudi Arabia today).

The Prophet who will come from "Arabia".

The Prophet who will come from the lands and "tents of Kedar" and "lands of Teman". Kedar and Teman (also called "Tema" in the Bible) are two of Ishmael's sons: Genesis 25:13-15.

The Prophet who will "crush the idols of the deserts of Kedar".

The Prophet who will "fight the idol worshipers" in the deserts of Kedar.

The people of Kedar will Glorify GOD Almighty, and GOD will Glorify His Holy Temple "in Kedar".

"Arabia will rejoice and blossom".

The Prophet who will come from the "Desert". Again, the Bible also defined the "Desert" to mean the lands of Arabia, Kedar and Teman.

The Prophet of the "New Law" & "New Covenant", whom the Jews "must not fear".

The Prophet who is "like Moses". Both Muhammad and Moses brought new Laws. There is the Law of Moses, which the entire Bible is built on, and there is the Law of the Holy Quran, which Islam is built on.

Also in the New Testament, Christ is recorded to have said this to the Jews: "So [For this reason; Therefore] I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to people [a nation] who do the things God wants in his kingdom [will produce its fruit]." (Matthew 21:43). Jesus Christ here spoke about foreign people; non-Jews. Jesus was a Jew and was speaking with Jews. Read more …

- By the way, the "Kingdom of God" here means THE COVENANT & RELIGION OF GOD on earth to the new nation.

Also, "(GOD's) burden shall be upon Arabia" (Isaiah 21:13) [1], means GOD Almighty's Divine Assignment to His Warriors and True Believers shall be put upon the shoulders of the Arabs through Islam and also through the 2nd return of Jesus Christ from Arabia, according to both Islam and the Bible [1]:

"Indeed, We have sent to you a Messenger as a witness upon you just as We sent to Pharaoh a messenger.

Chapter (73) sūrat l-muzamil Verse (15)

Moses PBUH is also the most mentioned prophet in the quran, more than Muhammad PBUH and Jesus PBUH


c0be42  No.32772

>>19586

How do I become a good muslim again? Is it possible, years of using image boards + reading/watching questionable material has made me very messed up mentally. Trying to fix myself, Is that even possible? How do you find the love for deen again?

I sometimes don't even think I deserve to wear a hijab, because I'm a really despicable person.


4102c5  No.32773

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>>32772

>How do I become a good muslim again?

Rule of thumb is to go back to 5 pillars of Islam and 6 pillars of Iman. Vid related.

>Trying to fix myself, Is that even possible?

It's never too late. Take small steps, make small but permanent changes like doing the daily prayers on time. There a lot of muslim self-help/betterment books out there. At least in Malaysia. I can't recommend most them because they're in Malay, but what I can recommend is La Tahzan. I heard it's a great book to get back on your feet.

Another sure way is to go back Quran. Read it both the arabic and translation. Who knows, Allah will show you the answers you're looking for there. I heard plenty of anecdotes of it be it from reverts like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcxzIE4xxrI , speakers and even personal experience.

>I sometimes don't even think I deserve to wear a hijab, because I'm a really despicable person.

There's a story that had circulated by islamic teachers over here. Long story short, a grandfather/teacher ask his grandson/student to carry water from the river using a dirty coal sifter. The grandson/student protest since it doesn't carry the water but the grandfather/teacher kept pressing on. After some time the sifter is cleaned. The analogy of the story is that the water is like reading the Quran, even when you don't understand it. It will, eventually clean yourself. For me, the hijab, or covering your aurah i.e fulfilling your duty is like the story. It will eventually "clean" yourself if the niat is pure.

Another point of view is that, dress for the job. You want to be a good muslim? Adhere to dress code.


cdac43  No.32775

>>32772

Why do you consider yourself despicable if what you describe is essentially minor sins. And the fact you regret it is a good sign. Just make tawbah to Allah and start praying the daily salat.

>How do you find the love for deen again?

>How do I become a good muslim again?

The answer to both of these is knowledge. Learning about the quran is very important, read it completely at least once and you can also check out some videos on youtube to make you gain interest.


cdac43  No.32776

>>32772

Also any muslimah should year the hijab, even if she is a sinner, because wearing it will be one less sin to worry about and also it will naturally push away bad influences and potentially attract good company.


0407da  No.32822

Can I just read the Quran from front to back or is there any good reading orders?


ff4de0  No.32823

>>32822

Front to back is fine. Some folks like to read it in order it was revealed.

http://tanzil.net/docs/revelation_order

You can read it in any order you like. Qur'an is Qur'an.


0407da  No.32824

>>32823

Thank you for responding (and the link)!


e74e4c  No.32832

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I heard the hadith about paying 10% of ones income from grains, so I went to this website to double check. It seems to be accurate. Since I am a farmer, that would apply to me. If that is what the Prophet PBUH said to do, then that is what I need to do. It does seem like it is a bit steep in comparison with the 2.5% zakat on ones savings. Why is farming subject to higher zakat payments than other businesses?

Also, what the ☻ is this? This picture is taken from the zakat website I went to. Why would they have a calculator to pay zakat on Government Bonds? Government Bonds are investments that are based solely upon gaining interest….


42946c  No.32836

>>32823

>>32824

Not during salah tho. It's considered makhruh to recite surah from the back before the front ones.

>>32832

What website is that. and maybe it's because of this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukuk i.e sharia compliance bonds.


e74e4c  No.32854


cdac43  No.32866

>>32836

How islamic are these (bonds)?


42946c  No.32875

>>32866

I have no idea. Islamization of once infested riba' practices has been here for a while. I only know of banking and stocks, even so to a general understanding of it. Here at my place, it is seen as a better alternative. For example the bank CIMB has its own branch called CIMB Islamic where everything under the account is handled through sharia compliance means. At least that's what I understand.

>companies might be trying to deceive us

Might be so, but they do have their own Sharia Officer to monitor it. You could contact them for more info.

Or you could shoot an email to that website. They're doing the calculation, they must also know the viability of an Islamic Govt Bonds.


1001c6  No.32961

Are there any resources/books /islam/ would recommend when it comes to seeing the arguments for and against Sunni or Shia being the genuine/ best approach of Islam?


cdac43  No.32962

>>32961

The quran should be enough, theres no concept of infallible imamate in the quran, but here's a quick rundown:

>>32382

>>32383


cdac43  No.32963

Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) Says: “Steer Away From The Seven Ruining Sins.” When He Was Asked Which These Were, The Prophet Answered: “Associating Partners With Allah, Black Magic, Killing A Human Being Except For A Legitimate Cause, Devouring Usury, Pilfering An Orphan’s Property, Running Away From Battle And Falsely Accusing Chaste Believing Women Of Adultery.”


1001c6  No.32964

>>32962

Thanks, Im still fairly new so Im a bit wary of my ability to see easy answers through my own interpretation of serious and longstanding issues.


cdac43  No.32966

>>32964

Can you elaborate akhi?


4739d2  No.32968

>>32966

Its a divide that is well over a 1000 years old and both groups have sincere and intelligent people within them who have devoted their lives to the studying the issue and have still not come to a consensus. Whilst its true that the difference is importance and only one can be correct I would feel a bit arrogant to believe that I could just rely on my reading of a translation of the Quran alone to resolve the issue.


cdac43  No.32974

>>32968

>Its a divide that is well over a 1000 years old

Not really, theres what 90% of what the muslim ummah agree on, which is the sunnah, and then there's all sorts of deviated groups like the ismailis, twelvers, alewites, ahmadis , druze , quranists that are in the 10%

>and both groups have sincere and intelligent people within them who have devoted their lives to the studying the issue and have still not come to a consensus.

How do you know that? Actually most don't even know much of their beliefs since it's hidden from them. Also, the consensus was achieved during the reign of Ali (ra), when he pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr (ra), the political party of Ali is not the same as the claimants today. I would say even zaydi shiites are closer to the Alid party back then.

>Whilst its true that the difference is importance and only one can be correct I would feel a bit arrogant to believe that I could just rely on my reading of a translation of the Quran alone to resolve the issue.

It's not your reading, it's that there is a complete ABSENCE of their most fundamental belief, the infallible imamate. Also, the post I linked has a good summary of their beliefs, including things like imams are better than prophets, imams can see the future and control the universe, imams can raise the dead ect.. I'm suggesting you read the quran, since with that light the heresies become clear. That's why 90% of muslims agree on 90% of Islam, with only a few difference in fiqh, theres no huge shia sunni split, its smaller than you think, and only rose to provenance recently due to irans shenanigans. Most people, not even the average muslim knew about twelvers before the 1979 revolution.


fbdc24  No.32984

>>32974

>Not really

When I say divide I dont mean as in an equal division so much as split or separation.

>How do you know that?

Partially personal anecdotes and partially because they appear to have their own scholars and institutions of higher learning. Again I know that this doesnt make them right but it does mean that there might be some substance to their claims.

>most don't even know much of their beliefs

>It's not your reading, it's that there is a complete ABSENCE of their most fundamental belief

Im highly ignorant when it comes to the beliefs of Shia Islam and still fairly ignorant when it comes to Sunni Islam which is why Im looking for material to correct that.


fb93f4  No.32986

Looking into Islam. Posted here awhile ago about it but I'm looking into it again after looking into Christianity and it seeming to be a dead end.

I have a question though, about a year ago I was in an ambulance thinking I might die and a muslim friend encouraged me to say the shahadah. He guided me through it over text and I did it.

However I didn't understand the full implications of it, and immediately shrugged it off after I quickly recovered from the sickness I had developed.

If I wasn't fully serious about it, it didn't count right?


769b4e  No.32987

>>32986

You're right. The shahadah is what you say to officially become Muslim, but it doesn't count unless you mean it and understand it.


fb93f4  No.32989

>>32987

Thanks. The reason I'm double checking is that I felt serious about it at the time, but I also didn't really understand it our fully commit myself. Regardless I'm going to say it again if I revert in the future and act as if it was invalid, I just wanted to be sure


610092  No.32992

>>32986

>>32989

Your friend really loves you as a friend if he went through all the trouble to ensure you died as a muslim. I mean, he could get flakked by your family members (if they care about your religion), increasing the tension between communities (if you were in a religion back then) because of a sudden conversion before deathbed. To spend time together again in heaven is a bliss.

>tfw I only talk about Islam only when asked during my travels with my non-muslim friends


fb93f4  No.32996

>>32992

Yeah I haven't talked to him in awhile but he was very devout. He sent me an apologetics book that I read on it but I quickly fell away and got interested in Christianity. I've been looking into that for the past year but take issue with certain aspects of it that are making me turn to Islam for the truth


cdac43  No.33022

>>32984

>When I say divide I dont mean as in an equal division so much as split or separation.

Why claim its a two way split then? Don't you know there are many islamic sects even within shiism? It's a false dichotomy. There are twelvers, zaydis, ismailis, alawites, druze ect.. also ibadism, but sunnism makes up 90% of muslims. Its not either sunni or shia, this simply is a false choice. If you want a quick rundown on shiite heresy >>32382 this is a good summary.

>they appear to have their own scholars and institutions of higher learning

they appear but isnt really true, and you could say the same for litteralt any religion, catholics, orthodox, jews, hindus, even islamic sects such as qadianis, all have institutions, it does not make them legitimate?

>Im looking for material to correct that

did you ever read the quran?


0d152e  No.33031

>>33022

>Why claim its a two way split then?

I dont, in fact in that quote of mine I literally say I dont mean an equal division. All Im trying to point out that there is a distinction between Sunni and Shia understandings of Islam and that its an old problem.

>Don't you know there are many islamic sects even within shiism?

I do but I figured my best use of time would be spent figuring it out at the root level. If the succession of Abu Bakr is legitimate then it would save time looking into all those specific groups. Also are Druze considered Shia I thought they were a non Muslim group?

>If you want a quick rundown on shiite heresy >>32382 this is a good summary.

It is and I thanked that poster.

>they appear but isnt really true, and you could say the same for litteralt any religion, catholics, orthodox, jews, hindus, even islamic sects such as qadianis, all have institutions, it does not make them legitimate?

I didnt say these things make a religion legitimate only that there might be substance to their claims, which is why I believe that the claims they make have to be answered and responded to.

>did you ever read the quran?

Ive only ever read a translation of the Quran


cdac43  No.33052

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>33031

>If the succession of Abu Bakr is legitimate then it would save time looking into all those specific groups.

Yeah, well the fact that Ali (ra) pledged allegiance to him kinda seals the deal. My point is twelvers are not the only ones who make claim to being Alids, literally tons of sects do and none of them are in line with the quran. In fact the political events in early islam don't have any theological consequences, we are only responsible for ourselves.

>It is and I thanked that poster.

Good, anymore questions?

>which is why I believe that the claims they make have to be answered and responded to

yeah they have been numerous times, I suggest this video by shaykh yasir qadhi and the entire series if you have time

>Ive only ever read a translation of the Quran

And it should be your basis. The cave incident with Abu Bakr (ra) is mentioned in the quran, the quran praises the sahaba and theres no mention of Ali's succession or ahlul bayt except in context of the prophets (pbuh) wives. No concept of an infallible imamate, already that refutes any claims of shiites.


785f4e  No.33249

Are there any good biographies or written materials on the wives of the prophet (PBUH)?


42b617  No.33252

File: 6b055a538d47a67⋯.pdf (3.68 MB, The Wives Of The Messenger….pdf)

File: f571a78187e561d⋯.pdf (7.25 MB, The Wives Of The Prophet M….pdf)

>>33249

I had these saved on my computer that deal specifically with the Prophet PBUH's wives. I have some others that talk about different female Sahaba if you would be interested.


610092  No.33254

>>33252

Dump eet


42b617  No.33257

File: 381724f1dd0097c⋯.pdf (13.7 MB, Great Women Of Islam Who W….pdf)

>>33254

These are the books i have about female companions (RA) and women's issues


42b617  No.33258

File: fcf65b6778e8f9d⋯.pdf (1.96 MB, Hijab - Abdulaziz Addwesh.pdf)

File: 3d611e00ec778c2⋯.pdf (634.15 KB, I Appeal To Your Sense Of ….pdf)

File: 072bc5dcae289ea⋯.pdf (268.65 KB, Islam - Elevation Of Women….pdf)


42b617  No.33259

File: e3319cb209d56a1⋯.pdf (754.8 KB, Niqaab According To Qur'an….pdf)

File: 43be737e993aca6⋯.pdf (814.03 KB, Natural Blood Of Women (2n….pdf)

File: 605a9167206e5ff⋯.pdf (3.36 MB, Noble Women Around The Mes….pdf)


42b617  No.33260

File: 14e8636d062df89⋯.pdf (2.61 MB, Respond To The Suspicion O….pdf)

File: c67f904cc8461ea⋯.pdf (1.2 MB, Saudi Women - Towards A Ne….pdf)

File: 62ba6b4077910ff⋯.pdf (2.72 MB, Seeds Of Righteousness - T….pdf)


42b617  No.33261

File: a4f289650f0be48⋯.pdf (607.13 KB, The Hijab - Why - Muhammad….pdf)

File: 99eb51c46af556f⋯.pdf (1.76 MB, The Ideal Muslimah - Muham….pdf)

File: d82aa82b6502104⋯.pdf (509.95 KB, The Face Veil - Naasirudde….pdf)


42b617  No.33262

File: 6f8e42d6f645d0f⋯.pdf (3.92 MB, The Muslim Woman's Dress A….pdf)

File: 825ae730216105d⋯.pdf (621.32 KB, The Rights And Duties Of W….pdf)

File: 683cb211238fbe4⋯.pdf (371.12 KB, The Muslim Woman And Her H….pdf)


42b617  No.33263

File: db7e05e8b4650bb⋯.pdf (1.45 MB, The Wisdom Behind The Isla….pdf)

File: b7d96ff18a9b3cf⋯.pdf (7.99 MB, Women Around The Messenger….pdf)

File: e37a00035acf312⋯.pdf (2.85 MB, Women Finally On The Shore….pdf)


42b617  No.33264

File: f6157d3948cb43e⋯.pdf (1.58 MB, Women In Islam - B Aisha L….pdf)

File: 0f4d74a6a8e2453⋯.pdf (2.77 MB, Women In Islam And Refutat….pdf)

File: e225900845211e7⋯.pdf (989.77 KB, Women In Islam Versus Wome….pdf)


42b617  No.33265

File: 858a464e2dbf88a⋯.pdf (777.97 KB, Dangers In The Home - Muha….pdf)

File: 2d8922391afd61f⋯.pdf (4.71 MB, Advice On Establishing An ….pdf)

File: 98577240f2118fc⋯.pdf (962.81 KB, Family System In Islam - Z….pdf)

>>33264

these ones are more geared towards raising a family


42b617  No.33266

File: 5ee2f38b8432fff⋯.pdf (1.58 MB, Fiqh Of Love - Marriage In….pdf)

File: 8a302bf9b73287e⋯.pdf (1.43 MB, Governing Yourself And You….pdf)

File: 9073aecf4d40b14⋯.pdf (1.27 MB, Like A Garment - Yasir Qad….pdf)


42b617  No.33267

File: d10442abc6f0150⋯.pdf (5.14 MB, Nurturing Eeman In Childre….pdf)

File: 9cec80874fde164⋯.pdf (2.23 MB, Our Daughters And Hijab - ….pdf)

File: 5b560f4887b9c07⋯.pdf (3.15 MB, Raising Children In Islam ….pdf)


42b617  No.33268

File: c37c4adf428f3af⋯.pdf (336.99 KB, Rights Of Children In Isla….pdf)

File: a4619b9636fd27a⋯.pdf (9.6 MB, The Fiqh Of Marriage In Th….pdf)

File: e1a572f03cfb00f⋯.pdf (4.15 MB, The Ingredients For A Happ….pdf)


42b617  No.33270

File: 61026286e3bdde7⋯.pdf (1.51 MB, Winning The Heart Of Your ….pdf)

File: cc24e95f5291500⋯.pdf (984.59 KB, Youth's Problems - Issues ….pdf)

File: 266d3f92fa40313⋯.pdf (990.2 KB, The Muslim Home - 40 Recom….pdf)


42b617  No.33271

File: 66b73a126a8e3eb⋯.pdf (312.41 KB, Status Of Women In Islam.pdf)

File: 7e1ae1675d0a023⋯.pdf (1.79 MB, The Burqa And Niqab - Unco….pdf)

File: fce9b375dc463d7⋯.pdf (2.69 MB, The Burqa And Niqab - Unco….pdf)

>>33270

pamphlets


42b617  No.33273

File: c5d9f582a1396ca⋯.pdf (6.45 MB, The Dress Code Of The Musl….pdf)

File: defee12ce9c01fa⋯.pdf (2.58 MB, The Hijab - Devotion To Go….pdf)

File: 8afb2fa1e62a547⋯.pdf (2.28 MB, The Hijab - Reflections By….pdf)


42b617  No.33274

File: d40ddf957f8ac14⋯.pdf (172.21 KB, The Status Of Women In Isl….pdf)

File: aa972d354ed6eeb⋯.pdf (151.09 KB, The Veiling Of The Muslim ….pdf)

File: e98fa434b821ded⋯.pdf (638.11 KB, Uneviling The Mystery - Hi….pdf)


42b617  No.33275

File: b27420b9201f27a⋯.pdf (2.54 MB, Women In Islaam - Separati….pdf)

File: 1998dec344bc8cf⋯.pdf (2.05 MB, Women In Islam - Beyond St….pdf)

File: a9e24f5b5e7ac23⋯.pdf (1.63 MB, Women's Rights In Islam - ….pdf)


cdac43  No.33276

wew lad


ff4de0  No.33283

That was a huge information dump. Kudos!


610092  No.33287


0e4cd4  No.33289

File: 543aa98b220c5e8⋯.jpg (519.7 KB, 939x624, 313:208, 1b083e88d6db1cb3363bc18fc0….jpg)

>>28691

Salam. Great question imo, it's something quite important to achieve in order to live in accordance with God's order.

I would suggest the following strategy: knowing your place in the universe, knowing your relative position relative to God and God's creatures; and understanding your purpose in this life.

The best way to understand stuff about God is reading (and understanding) Quran. Quran says that it's a book that's meant to be meditated upon, its verses shouldn't just be recited but also thought about. (Chapter Sad iirc) Quran also claims that in God's creation are obvious signs about God's attributes (power, wisdom, mercy...). Just start by looking at yourself, how complex your mind is, your physiology, how your immune system works and protects you, how your dreams serve to help memorize stuff; all this is God's doing. It's God's gift to you.

So from here, you can try to figure out your place in the universe. Quran says that mankind was created for the SOLE purpose of worshiping God (can't remember the reference sorry). Worship in Islam encompasses a wide range of actions and... even simple thoughts can be considered worship (meditation, feeling gratitude, planning worship actions, struggling against your whims...). And among actions, just smiling to your brother in order to make him happy constitutes an act of worship; because helping and protecting God's creatures, which is basically his property, is worship.

To me, humility amounts to knowing one's place in the universe and not trying to go beyond (by taking the role of the one and only judge, or the creator, etc). One great imam (forgot which one sorry) once said that when he sees someone older than him, he thinks "this guy has lived longer and has had the time to worship God more than me", and when he sees someone younger he thinks "I lived longer than him, and have had more time to sin". To me, this is an example of wisdom and humility.

And think of it this way: will finding other people's flaw help you in any way ? No it won't, knowing YOUR flaws is what should be of interest, because then you can fix it and become better God willing, and getting closer to him.

About your God, know this. He is jealous and resentful. If your intention is to impress another creature instead of seeking your lord's satisfaction... well, how do I put it. Let's just say that he hates that. And

God is the only one deserving your humility and desire to please. Look at how unimportant a food that your prepare becomes, when it rots and feeds bacteria and fungi instead of you, who cooked it. Compared to you, this food has no importance, so you throw it out. Well imagine the distance between you and God, and how he would react if you worship someone other than him... Justice would have it that you be cursed on the spot. But quite fortunately for many of us, God is forgiving and merciful.

And while about to commit a sin, never think of how small your sin is. Think of how great the one you're disobeying is.


0e4cd4  No.33292

File: fcd9bcfd6a81a69⋯.jpg (426.26 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 1454274622455.jpg)

>>33289

>>28691

After you're done understanding your relative position to God (i.e his creation and slave), you can start thinking about your relationship. Quran says that God knows everything, and that mankind was created flawed on purpose. And in order to fulfill your mission here, you cannot possibly do without God's help, that is impossible. You need to constantly beg God to give you the strength and guidance to accomplish what he commands you. So you're the one in need, and he's the giver and provider; and you should never forget that. And you should also know that asking God for stuff because you realize you can't manage it alone and that all that exists is bent to his will... is a form of worship.

Read about space, galaxies, physics, biology, Earth's history, evolution, psychology... all that is God's doing. He's reality's sysadmin, he made all that from scratch, not only things we wouldn't think of, but also things that we can't even begin to comprehend even after examining it with a microscope for decades. And you're a tiny little program in the middle of this, with a specific task to achieve. And it is in your best interest not to mess with all the other creatures, since they're part of that scheme; and it's your duty to jump on any opportunity you got to help them. And beware of transgression against God's established order: God decided for his creatures to have rights. So don't lie to them, don't hurt them and don't cheat.

Also reflect upon what you are, what you will be, and what you own. Are you a body ? That body won't last very long. Are you a soul ? Well, if the soul isn't mortal, where are you guiding it ? Into a resting place, or in a place of torment ?

What do you truly own ? Your body ? Your friends ? Your money ? All that will disappear at your death, and maybe even before that actually. Do you think basing your life and happiness upon such ephemeral things is a good strategy ? Because God is eternal and never withers. Quran says that the one who bets all he has on God has caught the strongest and most reliable rope.

I recently heard a lesson by a sheikh I like; he said something about how we think about money. He asked if the money we own is the one in our bank account, or the one we spend ? Well, since we don't have the money we spend anymore, one would say that the money we own is the one that stays in the bank account. Except that money will disappear very soon. And what is the only thing that remains ? The actions of worship that you've presented to your maker; all that will come back to you and benefit you on the day when no possession and no relative will be of any help.

And God has promised his creatures that every bit of money, effort and sacrificed they put forth in obedience to his orders, they will find after they die and come back to life. Every moment or penny you give to God doesn't go, it stays waiting for you, until the day you will need it. So don't let earthly possessions deceive you: what man truly is and owns isn't what will wither and disappear at his death, but what will benefit him once he is brought before his judge.


0e4cd4  No.33293

File: ea47419a2631137⋯.jpg (544.37 KB, 1600x1228, 400:307, 1452502214089.jpg)

>>33292

>>28691

When you understand all that, whilst prostrating yourself to your lord and creator, I think you achieved humility.

Could be wrong tho. Anyway, I hope this helps. May God bless you with guidance and make you among the most humble of his servants.


cdac43  No.33314

>>33289

>About your God, know this. He is jealous and resentful

umm this is christian speak


41ddad  No.33316

>>33275

That was quite a dump, I'm impressed ^~^

So I have a question, should an mukhanathun observe hijab??


ff4de0  No.33317

>>33316

>should an mukhanathun observe hijab?

No.


cdac43  No.33318

>>33316

No since a mukhanath is an effeminate male, but still islamically treated as a man.

Narrated AbuHurayrah:

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) cursed the man who dressed like a woman and the woman who dressed like a man.

Sunan Abi Dawud 4098

Narrated Ibn 'Abbas:

"The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) cursed those men who behave effeminately and those women whose behavior is masculine."

Vol. 5, Book 41, Hadith 2785

Narrated Um Salama:

The Prophet (ﷺ) came to me while there was an effeminate man sitting with me, The Prophet (ﷺ) then said, "These (effeminate men) should never enter upon your houses (O women!)."

Sahih al-Bukhari 4324


cdac43  No.33322

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.


b220d0  No.33343

File: 85cdabeb2e4087e⋯.jpg (22.83 KB, 430x397, 430:397, Feels_good_man.jpg)

>>33318

>tfw prophet muhammad (pbuh) knows about rapid onset gender dysphoria before science even understand about it

Truly a man ahead of his time.


ff4de0  No.33345

File: 0ced7bdee29bee7⋯.jpg (23.28 KB, 230x345, 2:3, Bilal.jpg)

Just watched this.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3576728/

It's pretty good. No, it's not the 100% true story blah blah blah and don't expect pure accuracy, but it's pretty good. It's loosely based on the life of Bilal ibn Rabah. Give it a watch if you find the time.


cdac43  No.33347

>>33345

>lying about the life of sahaba


369b3f  No.33348

Anyone here know or care about Druze theology?


cdac43  No.33349

>>33343

Our prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) is as-sadiq al masduq he never lies.


cdac43  No.33350

>>33348

I knew a druze guy, he told me a bit about it. It's basically a distant sect of nusayriah shiism (believe Ali is god) but they are in the esoteric mix of gnosticism and hindusim. It's complete polytheism and a literal meme religion.


ff4de0  No.33355

>>33347

It never claims to be factual and, thus, is not a lie. I see it as more for a stepping stone for people unfamiliar with the story of Bilal to want to seek more. Like teaching a child how to add before trying to explain calculus.


cdac43  No.33361

>>33355

They don't have to claim it's true, they distorted it intentionally and present a different story of his life, it is a lie by definition. Any child can learn the story of bilal.


ff4de0  No.33362

>>33361

Have you actually seen the movie?


369b3f  No.33369

>>33350

Sure but is that how Druze people feel about it?


e24cd4  No.33373

>>33314

Quoting the Quran here brother.

>3:4

>5:95

and many others

Christians view God as full of love to the point he systematically fogives everything, and can even take human form which the Quranic God would never do because he is intrinsically unfathomable by the human mind

>>33318

based

degenerate tr*ps on suicide watch

>>33345

huh, thanks for the rec, this might be interesting


cdac43  No.33376

>>33373

You claimed Allah SWT is jealous why?


cdac43  No.33377

>>33369

Druze don't really take their religion seriously, they drink, fornicate, anything goes really. They don't mind taking from other religions since they don't claim to be muslim.


3212b6  No.33380

>>33376

He's a christian missionary spreading his nonsense as usual thinking he's being subtle.


42b617  No.33384

>>33380

[Quran 49:12] O you who have believed, avoid much negative assumption. Indeed, some assumption is sin.

You should probably avoid calling someone who claims to be Muslim a Christian.

>>33373

I don’t think you can use the word jealous to describe Allah, since jealous is a negative term. Generally all kinds of imperfection and negativity cannot be attributed to Allah SWT.


cdac43  No.33393

oh and suddenly he went mute


391e5f  No.33402

What's the deal with Alawites anyway?


cdac43  No.33407

>>33402

They are kuffar, they believe Ali is God.


ed3957  No.33435

it really confuses me how much we hear you cant do this, you shouldnt do that, while the greater harm that is not seen easily is not talked about. for instance, drugs are prohibited. lsd, weed, if i want to experience these things id be doing something that is not right. but i can, if i want to, not work, not follow my potential and do work, and instead entertain myself. isnt it basically the same thing. I mean the things that are considered "worse" arent always "worse" and it bugges me that something that could perhaps even benefit me is worse than something im already doing which is not bad. I don't know.


11274d  No.33446

Hi /islam/,

I've been having some troubles with my parents, but my father in particular.

Long story short, he's an alcoholic with a lot of problems, which I won't go into.

I feel like it is my obligation to visit him, and help him "get better", the problem is that I've been trying for two years now and nothing has changed.

Every time I am with him he is drunk and shouts at me about several topics, which are always the same.

I feel trapped between my obligation of visiting and helping my father, and the futility of this action. Any advice with alcoholic relatives would be much appreciated, because I really do not know what to do.


ff4de0  No.33448

>>33446

>I've been trying for two years now

He's your father. Try for another twenty.

No child can compensate his father unless he finds him as a slave, buys him, and sets him free. Sahih Muslim 2787


cdac43  No.33462

>>33435

drugs can never benefit, ever

>>33446

go when he isnt drunk


11274d  No.33504

>>19586

Yo /islam/

I posted this on /christian/ yesterday:

"I'd like to know what Christianity thinks about Arius and his teachings about the nature of God.

>emphasized the Father's divinity over the Son

As someone who has been raised as an non-religion, and studied the bible on his own, his teachings make a lot more sense than the conventional teachings of the church."

The result was them calling me a Muslim, and saying it's been refuted, without posting anything to add to the discussion.

As they say his teaching was in line with Islam, I'd like to know what /islam/ thinks about Arius and his teachings.


cdac43  No.33509

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>33504

I suggest this documentary, it's based on discoveries made by egyptian historian Fadel Soliman, he presents his findings here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8x--RH967U

It's a theory that arians are the real christians.


985e8f  No.33520

>>33509

Interesting, thanks for sharing.


6deef7  No.33523

File: 26fc9e37b4769b8⋯.jpg (43.9 KB, 353x640, 353:640, Huijiangzhi_(Gazetteer_of_….jpg)

I really struggle with belief because it is hard and I am weak. I entered a state of overt disbelief and de jure apostized when I told people I am an atheist. Furthermore, something I cannot forgive of myself, I insulted the prophet with others in an effort to make myself hate Islam and not re-embrace Islam. I feel shame. I also read quotes from people like Joseph Stalin say there is no God, or scientists. How can you overcome this? Are we just hypocrites? Would it be easier to believe in God if we were poor and never read this stuff in the first place? I hate being an atheist, I am so miserable and alone. It is hard for me to be an atheist because atheists are so hateful and I cannot stand being around them. Pic unrelited.


6deef7  No.33524

File: bb8a274119b931a⋯.jpg (320.81 KB, 800x1202, 400:601, 800px-Lying_down_on_the_VL….jpg)

Am I real? They say mass is real and maybe our consciousness is an illusion, but the mass itself is real, right?

One day in 2017 I woke up after being asleep for a long time and I thought that a girl I knew was not really conscious at all. And I can see that perhaps I was really right. Apparently we have souls? But animals don't, which I agree. Are there some humans who don't have souls? Like drug users. I don't have schizophrenia or any other disorder but I really have no idea. For me nihilism is like holding my breath and I cannot do it for long periods of time but I fear that nihilism could be the base of things. I fear that there is an illusion placed on me.


ff4de0  No.33525

>>33523

Well, first of all Islam is not anti-science. Also, in Islam, the only unforgivable sin is shirk (polytheism). Declaring yourself atheist is not shirk, insulting the Prophet is not shirk. Even if you cannot forgive yourself, all you need to do is ask God and you will be forgiven.

>>33524

>Am I real?

Yes.

>we have souls?

Yep.

>But animals don't

We don't really know that for sure.

>Are there some humans who don't have souls?

No. Every human has a soul.


cdac43  No.33528

>>33523

No need to despair, you can always come back to Islam. What's your reason for initially "wanting" to be an atheist? I have so philosophical proofs of God but this isn't for everyone, since humans are not robots, sometimes we need emotional support as well not just logical arguments.


cdac43  No.33529

>>33524

Yes we humans have souls, so do animals but they don't have agency to do good or wrong, so they are not judged eternally like us. They are fully instinct, we are a mix of instinct and free will. Because of that every human has a unique soul and are considered autonomous. Nihilism and darwinian atheism is very dangerous since it can see humans are just clever animals, and that means there's no consequences in shedding human blood. That's why the atheists like stalin found it easy to slaughter millions of humans.

>For me nihilism is like holding my breath

I think that's because you have a conscious and you feel remorse for what you did, but remorse is the first step for forgiveness.


cdac43  No.33530

>>33524

>I fear that there is an illusion placed on me.

I feel like this sometimes, like I am not real, or I am different from my person. Like a 3rd person video game. I think this is from the satan to confuse us.


11274d  No.33531

>>33523

No one is able to proof God exists or not with science or any other means, so if Stalin or some scientist says that there is not God they're purely basing this on their belief.

The reason we should believe in God is because we need hope. We need to know that there is punishment for the wicked and redemption for the fallen. God is the only rock upon which a stable life can be build.


8c31dd  No.33556

Islam has always seemed rather restrictive to me. I mean, stuff like music and drawings of animate beings which have the potential to be so beautiful are haram? Like, can anyone tell me what's halal because that seems like it'd be easier to list than what's haram. Sorry if I'm coming off as confrontational, but I hope you guys understand and can possibly address these grievances.


cdac43  No.33557

>>33556

The halal things which Allah ﷻ‬ has allowed are more numerous than the few haram filth He ﷻ‬ has forbidden. If you need to draw, you can draw many things, forests, mountains, rivers. Is that really a grievance that will stop you from accepting Islam?


3212b6  No.33558

>>33557

The official Maliki position is that any types of drawings are halal.


cdac43  No.33572

>>33558

Evidence?


3212b6  No.33663

>>33572

http://www.feqhweb.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18614&p=130207&viewfull=1#post130207

The mainstream maliki opinion is that only figures, statues etc(one of the term they use is cast a shade), are forbidden. As for drawings then they wouldn't fall under the prohibition regardless whether or not what's depicted is a living creature.

But with that said, I personally find the case for that all statues are in essence permissible stronger, and that the prohibition can only be understood to be about idols. An interesting article making this case, relying greatly on the fact that the Sahaba(ra) left alone statues, is the following(translated into English):

http://hawramani.com/a-traditionalist-critique-of-the-islamic-prohibition-on-taswir/

(original) http://www.ibnamin.com/statue.htm

There are also the fatawaa of Rashid Ridha discussing the issue in detail.


ba4cc3  No.33664

>>33523

hmmm my friend, answering your state is a hard one. I want to explain a couple concepts before talking to you.

- Islam isn't a religion that is blindly lived. You have a mind, Allah gave that to you. Allah also gave you oppertunities to think/act and reflect.

- Satan works by giving doubt. So if you keep doubting the past/future, know that its just Satan whispering to your heart.

Ok now to the real part. The human is on the world to be tested. Everyones test is unique, the game is played for X amount of time and untill that time is over youre still in the test. Just because you made a crash in a racing game doesnt mean the game is already over. You still have 40 years to live (If Allah wills it, for me its about the concept of life).

You say that you dont want to be what you are. That is a conflict between ego and heart. Your ego want to move in one way and your heart wants to move the other way. Most people solve this issue by becomming psychopaths and giving up on love and hopes. This way of living is ☻ty (ive lived it).

The other way is to accept the path and slowly walk it. The most important property in islam is not how much/hard you grind, but how consistent and easy you do your thing. Hence why you see many muslims relaxed and calm, thats something the religion brings you.

If youre arabic you will have gotten to learn the religion with pure hate. examples of this is: if your finger isnt in position x while praying your finger will be cut off in afterlife. and many more retarded stuff like this. If you really think that Allah will be busy with your finger and foot positioning (or anything simple/humane) like that, you might need to see a doctor. For Allah, the most important thing is: intention. What did you intend when doing x. The action might have been wrong, but the intention was pure. do you think Allah will reward you for your action or punish you for the action?

Islam is a very big topic, you gotta understand the way the prophet (sav) thinks. This way you will understand why we do what we do, you will love it. Islam is flawless, muslims are flawed. Dont look at muslims as if they are saints. You have prophets and saints as role models. You have many scholars explaining in a sweet tone how things work. Don't try to make this a science, learning love is harder than anything on this world. Training your ego is even harder than that.

You are what you are, you can become whatever you want. Choose and stick. Once you commit let no one take you down. (going down = depression = bad )


ba4cc3  No.33665

>>33556

yessss the good questions. Ok man, there was this one guy aight? his name was Abu Sufyan. This guy lived in times of hz. Ebu Bekir and hz. Omer. The Khalifs have fought wars against that guy and his gang gang. Why would they fight? Because that dumass Abu Sufyan was claiming to be the next prophet and created his own version of Islam.

So this version of islam later became Wahhabism/Salafism. They hate everything, everything is bad, everything is gonna kill us, etc etc. They are people in that kind of mindset. Humans arent stupid right? What is the essence of a haram? Something that harms us, or is bad for us, its destructive. And a Halal is something that is accepted, its progressive. If a simple human like me can understand these concepts, why cant Wahhabis understand this? Because its a political movement, they dont want to understand, they just want to create problems. problems that we will keep on discussing without an end, without an answer, just wasting the time we have.

Its movement is mostly in arabic countrys. If youre arabic, you will need to think twice with a healthy mind about what is said to you.

Oh and their way of manipulation is saying that the Hadith we read are all fake hadith and the hadith they read are the best hadith. Its really childish to play around with the Prophet sav words. A muslim can feel what is halal and haram. If you dont believe me, go to a bar and see how you feel before you even enter.

And besides that, this life isnt about preventing 1 mistake, its about making many mistakes and surrendering to Allah, to understand that everything Allah has given us is for the good of our own. If you dont understand that, research, see, walk, jump, do something that will make you see the bigger picture. Why not make 1 mistake and grow from it instead of cry in a corner and never become anything.

Don't take people with 3 iq serious, rules never changed in the past 10.000 years, the religion never changed, the people and circumstances only changed (aka politics). Follow love, love will take you higher.


ba4cc3  No.33666

>>33557

i dont know who the ☻ youre but you dont even sound muslim to me. if this triggers you, im gonna write you off as jidf


3212b6  No.33667

>>33665

>Because its a political movement

as opposed to your rafidhi cult of the basement-dwelling imam and wilayatul faqih?


ba4cc3  No.33668

>>33435

Interesting point of view my friend. a beautiful philosophical discussion can start with your question. But im a simple mind. So i will only be able to explain my view simply.

Allah isnt playing a sport with you. Allah isnt giving you 1 point for x and -1 point for y. And when youre dead we do x-y>0=heaven x-y<0=hell. It might seem like that, but that is not how life works. I assume that youre young and havent started life yet. Youre very strong and dont need to lean on Allahs help (you do, but young people get everything free from Allah). Once you get older, charity stops. This is when people become either lovefull or really sour.

Islam teaches you how to love and nothing more. Because the only thing you can experience, is your inner world. Your thoughts are only yours, not even your gf shares the same thoughts as you. Maybe in your eyes person x is wonderful. But person x's inner world is rotten and black. You dont see that, you only see your own inner world. You are alone on this world, youre getting tested alone, youre gonna die alone and youre gonna get rewarded/punished alone. Not even your mom will have a single word. The love you experience for someone or something is actually the love you receive from Allah, or what buddist call mother nature, the All in satanism, the One in arabic cultures.

So the goal in Islam isnt to stay away from bad and we will allow you to heaven. But the goal is to find love in the lines created by Allah.


ba4cc3  No.33669

>>33667

>as opposed to your rafidhi cult of the basement-dwelling imam and wilayatul faqih?

I dont understand you my friend, im not arabic. please use english words to properly explain your butthurt


3212b6  No.33670

>>33669

>ajmi goes on irrelevant rant about muh wahbi boogey man and evil "arabics"

>calls other people butthurt

wew


ba4cc3  No.33672

>>33670

youre going pretty off topic. ive looked up your arabic words, and its connected to shia. I have nothing to do with shia. Youre confirming what i have said about wahhabis. If you are a muslim, and you love people because of Allah, why are you picking a fight with me? If you want to fight the standpoint of "wahhabis arent bad", i will fight you, but dont do childish things. there are people that get lost because of dumb people like you, no wonder isis even finds soldiers


cdac43  No.33677

>>33666

What makes you say I'm not muslim?


ff4de0  No.33678

>>33676

I'd say that's pretty self explanatory. If you're going to make a thread, you have to have at least 50 characters in the OP.


cdac43  No.33679

>>33663

>Rashid Ridha

The guy who believed in darwinism, and allegorical interpretation of the Qur'anic the story of Adam.

that usury (riba) is permitted in certain cases

that building statues is permissible in Islam

That supported the British against the Ottomans

And had a huge interest in Freemasonry,

And his patron was Abdulaziz Ibn Saud the murtadd


cdac43  No.33680

>>33665

>Abu Sufyan was claiming to be the next prophet and created his own version of Islam.

>So this version of islam later became Wahhabism/Salafism

>And a Halal is something that is accepted, its progressive.

>Follow love, love will take you higher.

You don't know anything lol


cdac43  No.33681

>>33668

>So the goal in Islam isnt to stay away from bad and we will allow you to heaven. But the goal is to find love in the lines created by Allah.

comedic gold


3212b6  No.33692

>>33679

I see the kafir LARPer managed to find out about wikipedia, congratulations.

(TAKFIRI WAS BANNED FOR THIS POST)

cdac43  No.33704

>>33692

t.buttblasted saudi shill


6fac94  No.33726

>>33679

This is a legit opinion to which everyone is entitled. Not everyone has to agree with every scholar. No ban.

>>33692

This is an attack specifically against a poster for having a different opinion about a scholar. 24 hour ban.

>>33704

This is an attack against a specific poster in response to an attack against him. While frowned upon, it is not a bannable offense as it is retaliation, not instigation.

ATTACK THE ARGUMENT, NOT THE POSTER

I fail to see why this is such a difficult concept.


cdac43  No.33728

>>33726

>While frowned upon, it is not a bannable offense as it is retaliation, not instigation.

Yeah sorry but I think it's the same saudi guy who always takfirs ppl who don't like saudi leaders sadly.


3212b6  No.33731

>>33726

Your rules are arbitrary and retarded since his takfir was apparently a "legit opinion" but mine wasn't.

>Not everyone has to agree with every scholar.

If calling someone an apostate is "not agreeing" then likewise I just disagreed with that poster.

>This is an attack specifically against a poster for having a different opinion about a scholar.

Nope it wasn't as I've already explained twice to you. You're just lying now.

>it is not a bannable offense as it is retaliation

my post you banned before was also a retaliation to his takfir and attacks. So this is the second time you went against your own rules.

The third of your own rules you contradict is:

>[3] Bans will not be handed out over political or personal differences.

So I really don't see why you even bothered "reminding" people of rules that don't even apply in the first place.


37fca4  No.33732

>>33731

First of all, I'm not the one who banned you, but I am the one who lifted the ban. Rule 3 doesn't apply unless you can prove you were banned for arguing with a member of the staff.

Second, you weren't defending yourself. You were defending Rashid Ridha. Unless you are Ridha …

I really don't care if people here call celebrities or politicians or scholars or kings apostates. The rules apply solely to the users of this board. Making takfir against Ridha is not a violation of the rules of this board, but making takfir against a user of this board is. You're obviously butthurt, but I'm not changing the rules and I'm not firing my Vol.


3212b6  No.33733

>>33732

>Rule 3 doesn't apply

Clearly I was banned for personal opinions.

>you weren't defending yourself.

I was since I'm the one who referred to his fatwa in the first place, whereupon he attacked me by claiming I was citing as an authority on Islam an apostate, after he had looked something up on wikipedia.

>The rules apply solely to the users of this board.

The rule doesn't specify that. It just says declaring takfir on anyone. A sane person would assume that declaring takfir on Muslim scholars would be worse than some anonymous person.

>I'm not changing the rules

uh ok, I never told you to but whatever.


f660ca  No.33736

>>33733

>I was banned for personal opinions

You were banned for declaring another user apostate. That goes beyond personal opinion.

>The rule doesn't specify …

I'm not playing that game. I am not creating 100,000 different rules to satisfy every minutia of every permutation. If the rules applied to the whole world, then I'd have to ban people for declaring Trump a kafr or whatever. I expect people here to be adults and act like adults, not imageboard autists. I hold this board to a higher standard than /b/.


cdac43  No.33742

>>33733

Also, I didnt takfir ridha, simply think he is deviant and his opinion holds no weight. Unless you can refute the claims on wikipedia about ridha? Also, why takfir me without evidence? Is it because I did takfir of ibn saud?


ba4cc3  No.33746

>>33677

im not saying youre not muslim, the saudi family is muslim. im saying youre shilling for the jidf and using disinformation and hate to subvert people


ba4cc3  No.33747

>>33680

>>33681

tell me what you think is flawed about my philosophy, im honestly curious


3212b6  No.33749

>>33742

It's enough as evidence that someone has made up their own innovated version of Islam. Due to your immense ignorance your fiqh and aqida are full of contradictions. Don't you feel any shame in making takfir of people who spent their lives serving Islam, while you're ignorant and probably a recent convert, that you ask questions like is this song haram, as you did earlier in the thread?

Anyway, you and your HT ilk say things like

>That supported the British against the Ottomans

But how do you prove that the ottomans were Muslims? They had replaced sharia with man made laws centuries earlier. They're more kuffar by your standards than Saudi Arabia has ever been.

And in classical fiqh it's permissible for Muslims to seek military aid from kuffar against bughaat, eg khawarij factions. So where did Saudi Arabia ally with kuffar against Muslims? Against Saddam's military campaigns to spread ba'athism in Mekkah? Or the khawarij that have declared war on Saudi Arabia? Or the ottomans who we've already concluded were apostates? You can't present a single example of Saudi Arabia allying with kuffar to get rid of Islamic rule, since it has never happened outside of your roleplaying fiction.


cdac43  No.33759

File: a96b44b354ebd20⋯.jpg (1.29 MB, 1538x1148, 769:574, ibn saud.jpg)

File: 63f17dc4c2175d6⋯.jpg (1 MB, 3369x2292, 1123:764, abdullah bush.jpg)

File: 757e8d7852dd06c⋯.jpg (232.01 KB, 1300x1175, 52:47, salman-trump.jpg)

>>33746

>im saying youre shilling for the jidf and using disinformation and hate to subvert people

I posted:

>The halal things which Allah ﷻ‬ has allowed are more numerous than the few haram filth He ﷻ‬ has forbidden. If you need to draw, you can draw many things, forests, mountains, rivers. Is that really a grievance that will stop you from accepting Islam?

What's hateful or jewish about that?

>>33747

Because you are making stuff up, at least quote the quran and sunnah to prove your claims kid.

>>33749

>while you're ignorant and probably a recent convert, that you ask questions like is this song haram, as you did earlier in the thread?

When??? Not even kidding what are you on about.

>you and your HT ilk say things like

im not HT lol

>That supported the British against the Ottomans

When did I say that? Stop with the assumptions dude.

>But how do you prove that the ottomans were Muslims? They had replaced sharia with man made laws centuries earlier. They're more kuffar by your standards than Saudi Arabia has ever been.

Funny how you make up my argument in your head as if I actually said it then try to debate yourself by refuting your own argument lmao. Seriously do you have mental issues? Calm down, stop seething and worshiping ale saud. I never said those things faisal.

>You can't present a single example of Saudi Arabia allying with kuffar to get rid of Islamic rule, since it has never happened outside of your roleplaying fiction.

MFW


722cde  No.33860

I'm doing some research on Islam and I was wondering whether the claim that drawing animate creatures is haram. The claim is that there are many lines in the hadith and qu'ran that support this but I haven't seen any. Could one of you tell me whether it's true or not and provide a source?


ff4de0  No.33861

>>33860

I would think someone genuinely doing research would at the very least know how to use a catalog. Even worse, there's discussion of this exact topic right here in this thread!

If you don't know how to ctrl-F, then how can you ever do any research?


b19198  No.33866

File: 38626a9265e6cbd⋯.jpg (41.6 KB, 505x427, 505:427, contemplative_jojo.jpg)

Not a Muslim, while I understand the uproars over usage of religious chants (like with the Fire Temple theme in TLoZ: OoT) or even the depiction of the Muhammad (too many examples to name), why is it not okay to depict the Quran? Exempli gratia:

>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JoJo%27s_Bizarre_Adventure_(1993_anime_series)#Controversy

>In May 2008, both studio A.P.P.P. and Shueisha halted OVA/manga shipments of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure after a complaint had been launched against them from Egyptian Islamic fundamentalists, after noticing a scene in the OVAs that has the villain, Dio Brando, reading a book depicting pages from the Qur'an.


cdac43  No.33867

>>33866

Because they insulted Islam.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, a popular anime published by Shueisha Inc, features a baddie called Dio Brando who picks a Quran from a bookshelf and examines it before ordering the deaths of the hero and his chums.

This scene depicts Muslims as terrorists, which is not true at all. This is an insult to the religion and the producers would be considered to be enemies of Islam.


d1cbce  No.33906

>>33867

Well, to be fair, the scene involved in the manga was supposed to be Dio just reading a book (with just scrawls shown, you know, typical stuff you see in mangas). The animators however wanted to be authentic and added some Arabic text. Unfortunately, they're not literate in Arabic and just grabbed the first thing they could think off. It's an honest mistake to be fair. Remember, this is made in like the late 80's and early 90's so they can't just look it up online


d1cbce  No.33907

>>33867

In other words, they did it out of blindness and ignorance rather than malice.


b19198  No.33913

File: c28374c9b213974⋯.gif (426.7 KB, 200x198, 100:99, wait_what.gif)

>>33867

>This scene depicts Muslims as terrorists

No, what? Dio Brando is an inhuman vampire who hides out in Egypt during the 1980s. It makes sense that he'd read the Quran, because he's in Egypt, and he's highly intelligent/has a bit of a scholarly streak, left over from before he became a vampire. He murders because he's an evil vampire and needs to heal, not because he's Muslim, which he is not, and surely an arrogant, self-worshiping demon like Dio would be an enemy of Islam? In Part 2 of the series, the protagonists team up with Nazis to defeat a threat of all humanity, and the Nazis are clearly shown as bad in the series, even if they're helping the good guys, and this is because JoJo's consistent theme (up until Part 4, and then it becomes more subtle) is "humanity vs. inhumanity"—first a vampire and zombies, then Aztec super-human vampires, then the same vampire from before and his army of cult-followers. If there were ever Muslims (there is a certain Muhammad Avdol/Abdul who fights with the Stardust Crusaders against Dio Brando, though he is a fortune-teller and is never shown praying or to be Muslim), even if the creator did not like Muslims at all, they'd be fighting against whatever evil threatens humanity regardless.


b19198  No.33914

>>33913

*Also, Dio is extremely weak and spends the whole of Part 3 healing, so he's cooped up in a dark room all day for weeks, so of course he'd read.


f14451  No.33923

>>33913

And again..that scene was anime only. The manga version just have him read a generic book.


cdac43  No.33924

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>33907

You can't know that, many video games have put islamic heritage in an evil way. See vid, this is nothing new in the industry where there is many islamophobes.

>>33913

He is a villain using the quran to justify killing, even if he isn't a muslim. This is insulting to us even if you disagree. Since you are not a muslim I don't see why you are forcing us to accept using Islamic scripture in entertainment, this alone is not respectful to the islamic community.

>>33923

Yes and that's why they asked to modify the manga not the anime.


ff4de0  No.33926

>>33866

>why is this not ok?

>>33867

>because it insults Islam

>>33913

>lol hahaha (smug) no it doesn't lolol

F*ck you.


cbdc59  No.33927

>>33924

And you can't know that they put it in there because of malice. Were you there when they add it in? And no..the manga came first, chief and yes, it's just a generic book in the manga. And you're jumping to conclusions here belies what's wrong with the world today, this tendency to jump into negative thoughts about others. Let me remind you of Al-Hujurat, verse 12, :"O you who have believed, avoid much [negative] assumption. Indeed, some assumption is sin"

If they are doing it out of malice, that's up to them and Allah SWT and if it's out of ignorance, well, ignorance can be fixed.


cdac43  No.33930

>>33927

Their intention is IRRELEVANT in this case, using islamic material or heritage for entertainment is not allowed especially not for kaffirs.


4a5afa  No.33933

Can I do Wudu while naked? Like, I just stepped out of the showers and I want to do wudu before I put on clothes.


ff4de0  No.33934

>>33933

Yes, although you could have just made wudu in the shower.


37cb0a  No.33940

I have sinned so much and I fear my past. I have been broken so many times like a twig when I should have been like steel. But I can't let this vanity keep me from being myself (a Muslim). Because that would be worse than disbelief, it would be disbelief plus disbelief.

When I started learning about Islam my view of the world was totally changed but I did not like being wrong so I insulted Islam. I just found so many of the old essays in my google drive that I wrote for english and philosophy class where I would slander Islam but the more I read for the sake of citing sources in these papers the more I realized I was wrong but I kept ignoring it.

Eventually I knew Islam was right but I still kept this to myself and kept insulting it because its so much easier to fit in. But there is no reason to revel in waste like an animal. Nobody likes feeling this way.

Its atrocious. This way of thinking.

fools like Majid Nawaz who hate Muslims but pretend to be Muslims. I would much rather live where Muslims dont have to hate themselves because of the puppet stewardship of fake imams and professional crusaders.

Disbelief is a mental illness. I was wrong thinking that you can tolerate these people because if you try to invite them to Islam on their own terms they will spit on you and pull you into disbelief. I wonder if they weren't getting paid for this and getting social media attention like prostitutes if they would still insult the religion? Probably not because they would be left with nothing, not even their vanity.


37cb0a  No.33941

Allah is merciful and a lot of the time I fantasized about proving myself through means and standards of the disbelievers like self-mutilation like in game of thrones when the unsullied cut off their own nipple. I'm not kidding, I was being absurd. I wanted an easy repentence. But the only way to make up lost prayers is to just prayer. Allah is merciful, preventing me from the danger of vain acts.


b19198  No.33942

File: c1f1d1d0bad24bb⋯.png (53.52 KB, 183x267, 61:89, mike_what.png)

>>33924

>>33926

You people are worse than nu/pol/, and that is saying something. See ya around I guess.


ff4de0  No.33954

>>33942

If you don't want the answer, don't ask the question.


cdac43  No.33957

>>33940

>fools like Majid Nawaz who hate Muslims but pretend to be Muslims. I would much rather live where Muslims dont have to hate themselves because of the puppet stewardship of fake imams and professional crusaders.

And from the worst munafiqeen are the 'ulama-I-soo (evil scholars).

The Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) reminded us in the hadith of musnad ahmed that:

Abu Dhar said, "I was with the Prophet (SAW) one day and I heard him saying: "There is something I fear for my Ummah than the Dajjal." It was then that I became afraid, so I said: "Oh Rasool Allah! Which thing is that?" He (SAW) said; "Misguided and astray scholars."

[Musnad Ahmad (5/145) No. 21334 and 21335]

Rasul Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “There will appear in the end times, people who seek the Dunya with religion. In front of the people they wear clothes made of wool to give the impression of their humility, their speeches are sweeter than sugar, but their hearts are the hearts of wolves (very fond of wealth and position). Allah says, ‘Are you fooled by Me (the mercy and opportunities I give) or that you dare towards Me? By My Self, I swear. I will send down disasters from among their own on those who turn decent people into confusion so they are not able to get away from it.’” [Tirmidhi]

"And if they break their oaths after their treaty and defame your religion, then fight the imams of kufr, for indeed, there are no oaths [sacred] to them; [fight them that] they might cease." 9:12


cdac43  No.33958

>>33942

>kafir asks why he cant insult islam

>is explained why

>still insists


75b5a3  No.33963

Is Canadian society more accepting of Muslim converts than American society?


cdac43  No.34024

>>33963

Depends on the province/state.


000000  No.34070

Hi, if you own a fast food restaurant and every Monday, every customer customer can win a free meal with a 1 in 10 chance would this be considered betting? Is this haram?

I don't do this, I just want to be sure it's halal before doing anything like that.


a86a47  No.34071

>>34070

This is not a very black and white situation. Some brothers/sisters will say that it is not, and some will say it is haram since it can be considered betting because there's a "fee" for participating. My solution to you, is that, just give those free meal away as sadaqah, never mention anything, not a word. Just from the bottom of your heart, you just want to be nice to someone one day, and give them a free meal. People will always remember your good deeds, and would also recommend your restaurant to other people. As long as your keep you foods delicious and warm and fresh, your restaurant clean. Insha allah, your restaurant will be successful, brother/sister.


000000  No.34076

>>34071

Thanks for the answer, I don't personally own a restaurant (maybe one day), sorry if it seemed that way. It was more about knowing if that practice was allowed.


8829c4  No.34116

Not to be a wignat, but what's Islam's view on race? I know Muhammad said that tribes are valid. But how has Islam historically perceived Zanj (blacks) in the past, and how do they view blacks now? What about whites or Asians?


ff4de0  No.34117

>>34116

Islam is indifferent to race. All Muslims are equal, regardless of ethnicity or nationality.


cdac43  No.34119

>>34116

Islamic tradition known as Hadith states that in his final sermon the Prophet Muhammad, Allah's Blessings and Peace be upon him, said:

"There is no superiority for an Arab over a non-Arab, nor for a non-Arab over an Arab. Neither is the white superior over the black, nor is the black superior over the white – except by piety."


cdac43  No.34120

>>34116

O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted. - (49:13)

The quran says value in the Lord's eyes is piety (not race, lineage, wealth or beauty, ect.. )


000000  No.34123

Hello, what are the 5 necessities of the sharia (according the maliki school if there is a difference among schools) please? I saw a video where the person said that the 5 necessities are religion, life, lineage, honor, wealth but read somewhere that the 5 necessities are religion, life, mind, lineage, wealth.


ff4de0  No.34124

>>34123

It's pretty much the same across the board. Islamic Law was made to protect five things (religion, self, mind, offspring, and property), which are the main rights of human in this life.

Excellent blog on the matter:

https://abdulqadeerbaksh.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/the-five-higher-goals-of-shariah-law/


5dff9e  No.34125

File: aea6549009d9607⋯.jpg (45.87 KB, 633x562, 633:562, K3E2ujv.jpg)

Is it better to be a Muslim sinners than an atheist? Islam resonates with me deeply, but I have to masturbate every few days and have sex with older women/hookers very now and then to have basic intimacy needs met, I'm also not ready to pray 5 times a day, but I enjoy studying Islam and want to convert.

I want to marry ASAP, but doubt it's gonna happen anytime soon. Is it permissible to delay public conversion until you've found a right girl to marry? All sins are erased after conversion, but it feels like cheating and I already said shahada privately.


ff4de0  No.34126

>>34125

>Is it better to be a Muslim sinners than an atheist?

Yes.

>Islam resonates with me deeply

Why?

>not ready to pray 5 times a day

But you claim you "have to" masturbate and commit zina?


b19198  No.34127

Not sure if you're aware, but I thought this mod for Warband was interesting. It's not finished yet though; Feb 28.

https://www.moddb.com/mods/rise-and-fall-rise-of-islam-634-ad


dfc1a1  No.34128

>>34125

What do you mean by basic intimacy needs? What condition is so important that you have to hire prostitutes?

If you've said your shahadah privately and you believe in Islam, you're already a Muslim. Public conversion just helps you introduce yourself to the community.


cedde2  No.34129

i have a fiqh question i swear so badly to a person i look it up its taazir crime one hodja said it needs 39 clubs another one said it needs 80 clubs or should i turn myself in to regular law guy threatened me to broke my arm and legs i was going to try knife him if he were broke in my home but he just throw a stone i ring and call me a few time should i ask him to club me where should he hit me


cdac43  No.34130

>>34125

Better to be a muslim because at least that will save you from hell. You are obliged to pray, there's no excuse for not praying, unlike fasting, hajj and zakat, the only condition to pray is to be muslim. No circumstance allows a slave of Allah to abandon salat, not even the sick since they can pray even with their fingers, eyes or just minds. But you HAVE to pray; "Your Lord has said, "Pray to Me for I shall answer you prayers. Those who are too proud to worship Me will soon go to hell in disgrace". (40:60)

but even when you convert you cannot marry a virgin if you remain a fornicator.

"The fornicator does not marry except a [female] fornicator or polytheist, and none marries her except a fornicator or a polytheist, and that has been made unlawful to the believers."(24:3)

Know that so Allah may have mercy on you, after the shahada all previous sins are erased, but next ones are recorded, so if you have the evil intention to keep fornicating I suggest reading up on the wrath of Allah and His torments in hell for fornicators as well as those who take it lightly to sin. If you have a true intention and fear for Allah you would give that up, and at least only stick to masturbation if you can't help yourself.

You cannot delay conversion, you did it privately now go say it in a congregation of muslim witnesses.


708581  No.34131

File: 312862eb77ab40e⋯.jpg (2.36 MB, 2392x3968, 299:496, 1549234230036 (1).jpg)

Hello friends. I saw this chart floating around and decided to go through it. Do any of you have suggestions on the order I should go through these, additional books I should read, or advice for learning about Islam as a Catholic? Thank you!


ff4de0  No.34132

File: c4d593df950635f⋯.jpg (3.41 MB, 2392x3045, 2392:3045, In Order.jpg)

File: 75ffcefe84841ac⋯.jpg (47.09 KB, 355x499, 355:499, 1.jpg)

>>34131

I edited to give you the order I believe you should read these texts in. All of the other texts are either not important or you can read at your leisure. I'm also adding another book that should be on the list.


204e07  No.34133

File: 12e5ed3963d58e6⋯.jpg (2.73 MB, 2392x3968, 299:496, muh boooks.jpg)

>>34131

You should start with a translation of the Quran. Avoid reading a translation of the Quran that comes with commentary, because all the commentaries that I have seen are blatant misrepresentations and distortions of the text.

>>34132

The book not on the list that you added is good, I would recommend reading that after the Quran.


204e07  No.34134

File: 5876831d70278fa⋯.pdf (2.02 MB, The Concept Of God In Isla….pdf)

File: 688f0b01e4be657⋯.pdf (7.3 MB, The Fundamentals Of Tawhee….pdf)

File: 128d77b3b0d9c95⋯.pdf (1.51 MB, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) - ….pdf)

>>34133

Here is a book not on the list and 2 pamphlets.


cdac43  No.34137

>>34131

This is heavily influence by western modernist garbage with a touch of orientalism. Read a regular free quran translation, ideally all of them at the same time for extra understanding. Read the sealed nectar by Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri which is sira (biography) and read (exegesis) tafsir ibn kathir and tafsir ibn abbas if you have time. Then as extra you can read kitab al tawheed by Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab.

free sites:

>quran, on settings you can choose multiple translators

https://quran.com/?local=en

>most comprehensive translation list I know

https://www.islamawakened.com/index.php/qur-an

>legacy quran.com for old school feel & lighter weight

https://legacy.quran.com/

>aesthetic

https://www.quranful.com/

>exegesis (tafsir), bulky & old but usable

https://www.altafsir.com/Tafasir.asp?tMadhNo=0&tTafsirNo=0&tSoraNo=1&tAyahNo=1&tDisplay=no&LanguageID=2

>ibn kathir

http://www.qtafsir.com/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=610

>free online tafsir, some incomplete I recommend ibn abbas and ibn kathir but fill in the gaps

https://quranx.com/Tafsirs

As for the books Sealed Nectar and Kitab al-tawheed you can find an english PDF verson online easily by googling. Good reading and may Allah (swt) guide you.


cdac43  No.34138

>>34133

This, plus most of the authors don't even claim to be muslims. You don't learn Islamic knowledge from non muslims duh!!


204e07  No.34178

File: b318cf4182c703f⋯.pdf (2.82 MB, The Qur'an - English Meani….pdf)

File: 2f64f36568c1a38⋯.pdf (1.03 MB, An Explanation Of Muhammad….pdf)

File: c88357a6a9505b8⋯.pdf (3.37 MB, Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum - The….pdf)

Trying to learn about Islam through the books written by non-Muslims is like trying to learn astronomy from the flat-earth society. Sure, they will tell you about the stars and things that they see in the sky, but to them space is just an illusion. You could never learn about planets, stars, or galaxies from them, because the flat-earth people will not accept their existence. Every time they talk about such topics, they will always shape the story to their own subconscious belief that what they are talking about isn’t really real. Even if they try to be objective in what they are saying, you will never get a real presentation of the subject, and if you believe the things that they say, you will undoubtedly be misinformed.


ce7a79  No.34191

File: e3fc20337b41380⋯.jpeg (694.46 KB, 1280x1024, 5:4, 6B963F96-94EB-4D86-99AA-E….jpeg)

What’s Islam’s stance on the environment & animals? Does the Quran and Hadith of such a things?

t. Agnostic

Pic unrelated, pretty comfy though.


ff4de0  No.34192

>>34191

We are stewards of the Earth and have a responsibility to protect the environment.

And it is He who has made you successors upon the earth and has raised some of you above others in degrees [of rank] that He may try you through what He has given you. Indeed, your Lord is swift in penalty; but indeed, He is Forgiving and Merciful. [6:165]

O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, and eat and drink, but be not excessive. Indeed, He likes not those who commit excess. [7:31]


46ae55  No.34194

>>34192

Thank you for answering my question. Btw this is a pretty comfy board you got here, lots of interesting discussion.


cdac43  No.34198

>>34191

>>34192

I will also add this verse, is very relevant in our days due to pollution.

"Corruption has appeared throughout the land and sea by [reason of] what the hands of people have earned so He may let them taste part of [the consequence of] what they have done that perhaps they will return [to righteousness]."-Qu'ran (30:41)


000000  No.34291

Hello,

what is the Islamic opinion on people who say things like "white people are more intelligent than black people, but black people are more athletic than white people" ? I would personally say that is racist, are there any articles/videos on this topic by Muslim scholars?


ff4de0  No.34292

>>34291

Always consider the source. You'll find that pretty much everyone who says "white people are more intelligent" are dumb as f*ck white people, thus disproving their own statement. Are there differences between ethnicities? Of course! Some are darker in skin than others and there's a variety of languages; but in Islam, all are equal.

And among His wonders is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your tongues and colors. For in this, behold, there are messages indeed for all who are possessed of innate knowledge! [30:22]

Oh men! Behold, We have created you all out of a male and a female, and have made you into nations and tribes, so that you might come to know one another. Verily, the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the one who is most deeply conscious of Him. Behold, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware [49:13]

Racism has no place in Islam.


28dff4  No.34296

Christian here. How can you ever have epistemic certainty that you've submitted enough, and that Allah won't punish you?


000000  No.34479

Hi, if you lose wudu during prayer should you finish it, leave immediately to redo it, say salam then leave? What's the proper way to leave the prayer when losing wudu?

Thanks


cdac43  No.34483

>>34291

Depends on their intentions, if they are talking about genetic differences there's nothing racist about it. If they are trying to justify a "master-race" then it is racist.


cdac43  No.34484

>>34479

Say A’udhu billahi min ash Shaytanir Rajim

أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم

I seek Allah’s protection/refuge/shelter from Shaitaan, the Accursed one.

Then salam both sides, then go redo the wuduu, then come back and start over.


cdac43  No.34485

>>34296

You don't.

``Say, "I am not something original among the messengers, nor do I know what will be done with me or with you. I only follow that which is revealed to me, and I am not but a clear warner." (46:9)``

``"And who accept as true the [coming of the] Day of Judgment;" (70:26)``

``"And who stand in dread of their Sustainer's chastisement;" (70:27)``

``"Surely the chastisement of their Lord is a thing none can feel secure from." (70:28)``


5d98a6  No.34513

>>34296

My personal view, which may or may not be backed by the Quran, is that you can't know you've submitted enough, or abstained from sin enough, or done good enough, because this isn't something you have business looking to count. I don't think doing good things most of the time warrants you to commit a sin some of the time just because you've done more good. The deterrence effect just wouldn't be there.


cdac43  No.34520

>>34513

Also man is forgetful, and is biased, so you might think you are muslim while actually being a mushrik, like in the case of nationalists or democrats. That's why we ask Allah (SWT) to guide us to the straight path in every rakat.


02f528  No.34522

What are some interesting gnostic, occult or esoteric muslim sects I can look into?


a4530e  No.34523

>>34522

There aren’t any. The idea that there is some kind of “secret religious knowledge” that is only for a certain special few is foreign to Islam. All Islamic knowledge is open to everyone and is not to be hidden or deluded by secret rituals or other occult like practices.


cdac43  No.34524

>>34522

There are none, those are not Islam by definition, since islam is a clear message

>4.52. This is a clear message for humankind, that they may be warned by it, and that they should know that He is One God, and that people of discernment may reflect and be mindful.

هَـذَا بَلاَغٌ لِّلنَّاسِ وَلِيُنذَرُواْ بِهِ وَلِيَعْلَمُواْ أَنَّمَا هُوَ إِلَـهٌ وَاحِدٌ وَلِيَذَّكَّرَ أُوْلُواْ الأَلْبَابِ

Like those who claim to know the secret the prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) told Abu Bakr (ra) in the cave, when it's written clearly what He (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) told Abu Bakr in Verse (9:40), that's one example of the fools who claim exclusive knowledge.


cdac43  No.34525

>>34524

*14:52


5d98a6  No.34531

>>34523

>All Islamic knowledge is open to everyone and is not to be hidden or deluded by secret rituals or other occult like practices.

It shouldn't be, but I can unfortunately think of one way it is.

Especially in the west, there's this insistence that everything be done in Arabic. When I was a kid, most of the molvis I met only taught the Arabic alphabet, and after that, they'd just make people sound things out, without them understanding anything. There's the hiding element.

And I think that that's a contributing factor to extremism. If people don't understand, they can be told anything by anyone, and we see that all of the time in the news. And here's the delusion element.


cdac43  No.34533

>>34531

That's not secretive, you're just too lazy to learn arabic and google search translations/tafsir.


28dff4  No.34547

>>34523

>>34513

>``"Surely the chastisement of their Lord is a thing none can feel secure from." (70:28)``

Thank you for scripture. It reminds me of the New Testament:

“You believe that God is one. You do well. The demons also believe, and shudder.”

To never feel secure from the wrath of God is our definition of Hell. Truly then I ask you, what comfort such a faith provides?




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