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What Is The Importance of Qadar As An Article of Faith?

Salam (Peace), Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First, we should understand what qadar means. For understanding’s sake we may simplify it as thus: qadar is the belief that every happening in the universe occurs within the parameters of a system God has set in motion, and that …

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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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Do Good and Evil Both Come from Allah?

Short Answer: “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 is the absence of good. Thus, it is true …

Is There Any Relation Between Karma and Destiny (Qadr)

Salam (Peace) Mohamed,  Thank you very much for contacting About Islam with your question.  The three basic beliefs of Islam are: tawheed, the mission (or prophethood), and the afterlife.  Tawheed is the belief in One God. The mission is the belief in the prophets as the carriers of the Divine Guidance. The afterlife is for man’s accountability for his actions here, …

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