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Why Didn't Prophet Muhammad Designate His Successor?

Short Answer: This video summarizes the answer. Islam is valid for every time and place. If the prophet (peace be upon him) had appointed a successor, this would have limited succession to only one method, which is designation. He therefore left the options open for later generations. _____________________________________ Salam Dear Sara, For your question, let us first start with …

The Righteous Caliphs... Why to Be Followed

The Righteous Caliphs... Why to Be Followed?

As-Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah Brother Muhammad, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. You know that the four righteous caliphs were not only the imams (guides and leaders) and rulers of the Muslims, immediately following Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), but also they were among the closest of …

Are Monarchies from Islam

Are Monarchies from Islam?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Initially, monarchies are not from Islam because one of the most qualified men must lead a country. However, monarchies have been in place in the Muslim world since more than 1400 years because the khilafah only lasted 30 years. Even at …



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