Islam

Facts about Islam. There are 20 facts & answers about Islam

20. How does the Quran differ from the Bible?

The Bible is for the Christians and the Jews while the Quran is for the Muslims. The Bible is a collection of writings from different authors while the Quran is a recitation from its one and only prophet, Muhammad. Both the Bible and the Quran are guides of its believers towards spirituality and moral righteousness.

21. How many gods do Islam believe in?

one god
Just like traditional Jews and Christians, however, Muslims believe that the religion of the first humans, Adam and Eve, was monotheistic. Because it was corrupted into polytheism, Allah sent prophets who all taught that there is only one god.

22. In which countries Azan is not allowed in loudspeakers?

Limitation on calls to prayer by Muslims exist in countries including the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the UK, Austria, Norway, and Belgium. Some cities have independently banned or restricted the use of loudspeakers by mosques, including Lagos, Nigeria, and some communities in the US state of Michigan.

23. Is it allowed to sleep in a mosque?

Spending the last ten days of Ramadan in a mosque to devote oneself completely to worship, staying up most of the night, and sleeping little in the mosque itself, is a Sunnah. The Prophet used to do it, and so did some of his companions. It has been practiced ever since by many Muslims.

24. What are sins in Islam?

Sin is an important concept in Islamic ethics. Muslims see sin as anything that goes against the commands of God (Allah), a breach of the laws and norms laid down by religion. Islam teaches that sin is an act and not a state of being.

25. What can Muslims not do?

This meat is called “halal.” Muslims are also prohibited from gambling, taking interest, fortune-telling, killing, lying, stealing, cheating, oppressing or abusing others, being greedy or stingy, engaging in sex outside of marriage, disrespecting parents, and mistreating relatives, orphans or neighbors.

26. What does Jummah Mubarak mean?

Happy Friday
Jumma Mubarak literally means Happy Friday, where Jumma means "Friday" and Mubarak translates as "blessed". Muslims offer weekly prayers on Friday noon which is sacred to their religion and considered holy day according to Islamic beliefs.

27. What does Quran say about Jesus?

As in the Christian New Testament, the Quran (the central religious text of Islam) describes Jesus as al-Masīḥ (Arabic for messiah), born of a virgin, performing miracles, accompanied by disciples, rejected by the Jewish establishment, and being raised to heaven.

28. What does the Quran say about life?

The Islamic view is that life and death are given by God. The absolute prohibition is stated in the Quran, Surah 4:29 which states: "do not kill yourselves. Surely, Allah is Most Merciful to you." Life is sacred, and a gift from God; and it is only God, and not the human beings, who has the right to take it back.

29. What happens after death in Islam?

After death, most Muslims believe that the soul will enter Barzakh, a state of waiting, until the Day of Judgement. When a person dies, their soul is taken by Azra'il, the Angel of Death. God sends two angels to question the waiting soul.

30. What is Judgement day in Islam?

Yawm ad-Din is the Day of Judgement, when Allah will decide how people will spend their afterlife. Most Muslims believe they have free will to make their own choices. They also believe that they will be judged by God for those choices. ... In Islam, everyone, even non-Muslims, will be judged on their good and bad deeds.

31. What is the real purpose of life in Islam?

Muslims perceive that meaningful life is to serve God's purpose and living a life that is linked to an eternal life on one hand, and attaining existential meaning from worldly goals and moral virtues on the other.

32. What Islam says about love before marriage?

Generally, Muslims are told not to meet their spouse before marriage and are condemned from questioning this mentality. In truth, Islam teaches us love is kind, nourishing and pure. Meeting a spouse before marriage is wholly permitted and allowed if done with the right intentions and appropriately.

33. What Islam says about marriage?

Most Muslims believe marriage is a fundamental building block of life. Marriage is a contract between a man and woman to live together as husband and wife. The marriage contract is called a nikah. keep faithful to each other for the rest of their lives.

34. What type of religion is Islam?

monotheistic religion
listen) "submission [to God]") is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with 1.9 billion followers, or 24.9% of the world's population, known as Muslims.

35. Where is Allah located?

Given that Allah is just another name of Jewish God (Yahweh), Allah resides in the third heaven mentioned in the Bible. Note that this heaven is outside the creation of God. No man could go there and God could not come to its creation, and that's why he sent prophets.

36. Where Muhammad is buried?

The Green Dome, Medina, Saudi Arabia
Muhammad/Place of burial
The tomb of Prophet Mohammed, which is under the Green Dome, is in the al-Masjid al-Nabani Mosque in Medina and is considered to be the second holiest spot for Muslims across the world, the first being Mecca.

37. Which is older Quran or Bible?

The Bible is older than the Quran. The Quran was written by Muhammad in the 500 ADs. The Bible consists of books written centuries before. All of them were compiled into the Bible at a later time but the books themselves existed before the Quran.

38. Who is the first person to accept Islam?

The first converts to Islam at the time of Muhammad were: Khadija bint Khuwaylid - First person to convert and first free female convert. Ali ibn Abi Talib - First free male child in Muhammad's family to convert.

39. Why does Allah have 99 names?

Allah has many different descriptions and it is hard to represent him in a few words, so the Qur'an teaches that Allah has 99 names. Each of the 99 names relates to a particular attribute of Allah, making him easier to understand and relate to.

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