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  • Describing Allaah's Attributes Date: 18-5-2005

    Sometimes I read poems of Muslims. They write things like God is beauty God is truth, but as converted Muslim one of the philosophical ideas who made me Muslim (it is of course Allaah Who guided me) is the principle that we only know about God that what he gave us from knowledge about Him (Aayat Al-Kursiyy). My question: Can we say God is beauty?.. More

  • Those whom Allaah loves Date: 30-12-2004

    Does Allaah love only those that believe in Him or does He love all human beings? .. More

  • Allaah's location Date: 18-11-2004

    The Salafi scholars say that Allaah is above seven heavens and never comes inside the creation. But, we read in the Qur'aan that Allaah spoke with Moosaa, may Allaah exalt his mention,in Mountain Toorand Allaah spoke with him behind a tree. Does this not mean that Allaah comes inside the creation as well? Does a person become Kaafir.. More

  • Interpreting Allaah's Attributes Date: 9-9-2004

    Salafi scholars say that the Allaah's Attributes as mentioned in the Qur'aan and Sunnah should not be interpreted in figurative or metaphorical sense. They insist all Muslims to believe that Allaah have two eyes, two hands, feet, shin, face, heart, fingers, etc. But I really couldn't understand why the same Salafi scholars interpret the following.. More

  • Using Allaah's Names Date: 29-8-2004

    Many People use the Ninety-Nine Names of Allah as (e.g. Ar-Rahman (The Merciful). The word "A" or "Ar" which means "the" I don't know why many people use it. They have a poster, links, sites with "THE" in translation of "Al" or "Ar" not ("Ya Rahman, Ya etc.") Shouldn't people respect Allah and call Allaah's Names in "YA" (O' Merciful, O' etc.)?.. More

  • Allah's Eyes Date: 10-8-2004

    Imam Ibn Qayyim says on commenting the Hadith "You must know that he (the Dajjal) is one-eyed and Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, is not one-eyed". Imam Ibn Qayyim says that this Hadith confirms that Allah has two eyes. A scholar said that this is same as saying if it is not BLACK then it is WHITE? Is the scholar not correct? .. More

  • Location of Allah Date: 10-6-2003

    This is an urgent matter as it is dividing our small mosque community. One brother insists that he will not pray behind our elder brother because the elder brother believes Allah is present everywhere while the younger brother insists that we must all believe that Allah (SWT) is only above His "Arsh". My own reading of the Qur'an is that Allah (SWT).. More

  • Using words in daily practice that are attributes of Allah Date: 1-4-2003

    Is this right to use word 'create' or 'creator' in our daily life as the word is among the Names of Allah (Al-Khaliq). In computer science different languages are used and this word is used in these languages, e.g. 'create table' is a command in a language to generate a table. Also guide me which words can be used in our daily life which are also among.. More

  • Reference to Allah as masculine Date: 9-9-2001

    Why is Allah (SWT) always referred to as He and why not She. Though we all know that He is of neither sex. My intended wife is a bit of a feminist. She keeps asking me this question and more often that not, I am answerless. Please help me out... More

  • Where is Allah located? Date: 23-10-1999