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Do Good and Evil Both Come from Allah?

Short Answer: The foreknowledge of Allah is different from predestination. “All good that comes to man and all evil that befalls him flow originally from Allah’s will: that is, everything is from Allah. When man uses his free will and makes a wrong choice out of several available options, evil follows. We should remember that evil …


Destiny and Fate: Our Choice or Allah's?

Short Answer:  In Islam we accept things that happened in the past as being Allah’s will. And Allah knows our intentions. When we freely choose goodness over evil, it is obvious that we sincerely believe in it. Allah is Most Merciful and Most Just. He creates what He wills and He causes it to die when …

How Much of Your Life is Determined? Understanding Qadar

How Much of Your Life is Determined? Understanding Qadar

The first qadar is one that you have no choice in. It is destined for you, determined for you, it is with the knowledge of Allah, with the Will of Allah, with the creation of Allah, and with the ability of Allah. It has those four levels of the qadar of Allah. And those are…

How to Understand Fate and Free Will

How to Understand Fate and Free Will?

Short Answer: It is our very lack of knowledge which gives us free will. God’s knowledge covers everything created, its past and its future. Destiny as conceived by Islam, therefore, does not take away our freedom of choice and action. __________________________________________ Salam Dear Tarique, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask …


Telomere, Ageing & Cancer: Islamic Perspective

They now believe that ageing can be slowed down or reversed through manipulating the length of Telomere, the antidote for cancer may lie in activating telomerase, and chronic, age-related diseases can be kissed goodbye very soon.

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Divorce: God's Will or A Result of Our Own Actions?

Short Answer: Divorce is a result of our free will as human beings. We choose to leave our spouses or they choose to leave us for their own reasons. Although Allah knew before you were even born that you would marry this person and divorce them, too, it cannot be said that he made the divorce happen: …

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My Bad Luck: Is it Jinn Possession, Black Magic, or Fate?

Walaykum Asalam waRahmat Allah, Dear Sister, Thank you for sending your question to Ask About Islam and sharing your concerns with us. May Allah enable us to help you adequately, and may you find the right answer that truly benefits you here and in the hereafter. Don’t Obsess Over Jinn and Black Magic Now, first of all, do NOT concern …

If Fate is Predetermined Then Where is Our Freewill?

The answer is simple. The fact that it is written, does not mean we are aware of it. It only means that Allah is aware of what we will do, but is not compelling us to do it. Among Muslims there are those who believe we do not have a choice or freewill…

Are We Judged for What’s Already Destined

Are We Judged for What’s Already Destined?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Allah has wrote His plan and kept it in what is called the “Preserved Tablet.” He had this plan before He created anything. Then, humans, like the jinn, were created with a free will. We are free to choose between good …

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