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Another Comment on ‘Where Was Adam’(by a brother)

I was reading one of your responses concerning where was Adam (AS) and I commend you on your excellent thoughts. Also, I just wanted to say in regards to it that Allah saying He was going to place a vicegerent on earth does not negate or necessarily approve the fact that Allah placed Adam (AS) … Read more »

A comment on “where was Adam”

The paradise was not on earth that is why Allah states: “GET YE ALL DOWN FROM HERE”. The statement “I AM GOING TO CREATE A KHALIFAH ON EARTH” is a statement of intent, otherwise Allah would say “I DID CREATE A KHALIFAH ON EARTH”. If that is the case, then the question arises: “where were … Read more »

Where was Adam(pbuh)?

Question It is stated in Qur’an that when Allah Ta`ala created Adam he was in Jannat. Now Jannat is a different place than this planet earth (as in these days every place is known to man and there is no place which is like Jannat). Now after the incidence when Adam and Hawwa erred in … Read more »

Was Satan(Iblis)an angel?

Question My question is about Surah 2: 34: ‘And behold, we said to ANGELS: “bow down to Adam”. And they bowed down, except Iblis. He refused and was haughty. My understanding from the holy Qura’n about the angels, is that they always obey Allah Ta`ala and they don’t have any free will. What I would … Read more »

Angel’s concerns about creation of Adam?

Question In Surah Al-Baqarah, Ayah 30, it is said: “And when your Lord said to the angels, I am going to place in the earth a khalifah, they said: What! wilt Thou place in it such as shall make mischief in it and shed blood, and we celebrate Thy praise and extol Thy holiness? He … Read more »

Predestination and supplication

Question Assalam-u-Alaikum, In Surah Hadeed Allah Says that Allah has predestined whatever good accrues to a person or whatever he loses so that he should not fret over what he loses or he is proud of what he gets. If all these things are predestined, then what is the use of praying to Allah for warding … Read more »

Monotheism in Mecca

Question In a book that I was recently using for my research into the concept of monotheism, I ran across an interesting statement, which I was hoping to get some comment on. The author was proposing that the mention of “there is no God but Allah” came into being in the Qur’an only in the … Read more »


Question In one of your responses it is said that in our choice between good and evil, we are bound neither by our knowledge of right and wrong nor by external or internal forces. We may be bound by external forces in whether or not we are able to carry out our choice. Yet we … Read more »

Understanding the Aim of This World

Question I would like to ask why ALLAH ALMIGHTY send us in this agony full world and ALLAH says no one pays for anyone else’s deeds then why are we sent in this world over the mistake done by Adam and Eve…and if Satan disobeyed ALLAH ALMIGHTY then why did ALLAH bring us into this … Read more »

Are We Forced to be Slaves of God?

Question Are we forced to be the slaves of Allah, if yes than why we are expected to love Allah when he made us slaves not friends? Answer God created us with free will so to say that we are forced into anything would be fallacious. The word “‘abd” denotes servitude and worship. Depending on … Read more »

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