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Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: what is an imam?
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what is an imam?

what is an imam? In general an Imam is the man leads the recitation of prayer when two or more worshipers are present. However the Imam may have much greater authority in many cases he is the leader of a mosque as well as the community. Some groups also add a little more to the Imam’s authority to b...
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is the difference between Kufr and Kaafir?
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Views: 129

What is the difference between Kufr and Kaafir?

What is the difference between Kufr and Kaafir? Actually I have been given two definitions for kufr, so I am not sure which is correct. (hopefully some people that actually practice Islam will jump in and help clarify this.) The first definition I found says: Kufr refers to hiding, denying, or cover...
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is a Naasibi?
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Views: 114

What is a Naasibi?

What is a Naasibi? Nasb in Arabic refers to setting something up or raising it. Mukhtaar al-Sihaah, 1/275. I also found a couple of quotes regarding the Naasibis: Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen said: The Naasibis are those who set themselves up against Ahl al-Bayt (the members of the Prophet’s household) and...
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is shirk?
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Views: 131

What is shirk?

What is shirk? Shirk gets a little bit complicated but for a very simple definition: Shirk means to ascribe a partner or rival to Allaah in Lordship, worship or in His names and attributes. Actions which are defined as shirk generally fall into two areas Major Shirk and Minor Shirk. [I am copying th...
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is haraam?
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Views: 98

What is haraam?

What is haraam? As I understand it Haraam things are anything that is harmful to the interests of Islam every evil thing (as defined by Islam). As well as many actions, jobs, foods, etc. which have been ruled as bad either for Islam or the Muslim person. Basically anything that is forbidden by Islam.
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is a Tawheed?
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Views: 116

What is a Tawheed?

What is a Tawheed? I would really like someone that practices Islam to add some more detail or make corrections. But as I understand it: Tawheed means to bear witness that there is no god except Allaah is to deny that anyone other than Allaah has the right to be worshipped, and to affirm that this i...
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is a faasiq?
Replies: 0
Views: 123

What is a faasiq?

What is a faasiq?


A Faasiq is:

A Muslim that is following non-islamic doctrine or practices.
A Muslim (evil doer) a Muslim doing evil/wrong to other Muslims.
A Muslim who commits a great major sin or repeatedly commits minor sins.
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is takfeer?
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Views: 110

What is takfeer?

What is takfeer?

Takfeer is the act of ruling a muslim to be a kaafir (a non-believer) or a faasiq (evil doer).
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is a Muhsin?
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Views: 117

What is a Muhsin?

What is a Muhsin?


A Muhsin is a Muslim that does good deeds (to other Muslims) solely for the sake of Allaah.
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Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Islam Terms
Topic: What is gheebah?
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: What is gheebah?

Humm.

Guess this statement does not apply to Islam:

"That which you do not want done to yourself or to your family, do not do to anyone else."