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Eating Food Made by Non-Muslims

Eating Food Made by Non-Muslims: Permissible?

Wa`alaykumas-salamuwarahmatullahiwabarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Muslims are allowed to eat food prepared by any human as long as the food is clean, healthy, and prepared withhalal(lawful) ingredients. It is not required …

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Did Muslims and Islam Originate from Hinduism?

Short Answer: No.The origin of Islam and the Muslims had nothing to do with Hinduism, either as a religion or ethnicity. Islam started in the Arab world, but it is a universal message for all people. The roots of this confusion come from the fact that as soon as Islam came to the Indian Peninsula, …

Mixing with Non-Muslims to Call Them to Islam

Mixing with Non-Muslims to Call Them to Islam: Permissible?

Answer: Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is allowed to mix with the non-Muslims, sit with them and be polite with them as means of calling them to Allah. Answering …

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How Is a Muslim Different From a Hindu?

Salam(Peace) Ajit, I am happy to receive such challenging and important questions. Before I proceed, I would like to make two main points very clear. The first is that we should avoid stereotyping and branding people by the actions of some small groups. The second point is that we should start exploring each other and …

Were Hindus and Sikhs Forced to Convert to Islam

Were Hindus and Sikhs Forced to Convert to Islam?

SalamDear Mohammad, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. If we study the books of history that deal with the Moguls and other Muslim rulers of India, you come across many stories that describe Muslims as heartless brutes. In fact, you will find exaggerated stories of the martyrdom of many Sikh …

Will Hindus That Believe in One God Go to Hell

Will Hindus That Believe in One God Go to Hell?

SalamDear Muinul, Thank you for your questions and for contacting Ask About Islam. The term “people of the book” is never explicitly restricted to some defined set of people in the Quran or in something that the prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said. Who it applies to is therefore up to us …

India Hindus Share Ramadan With Muslims - About Islam

India Hindus Share Ramadan With Muslims

A shopkeeper at Urdu Bazar, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, has been observing fasting during the first 10 days of Ramadan over the past three decades, in a silent practices keep India’s harmonious and pluralistic.



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