Islam What When Where How for non Muslims

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil
Last modified on April 24th, 2021

non Muslims ask about Islam Questions answers

If you a non-muslim or muslim here, i am sharing with you answers of some Common questions about Islam. These questions comes in every non-muslim mind when they want to think about islam.

Followers of islam are called?

Followers of islam are called muslims.

When was islam founded?

Prophet Muhammad was the founder of Islam with the Holy Quran. It’s near abut 7th century.

what are the 6 main beliefs of islam?

  1. Belief in Allah as the one and only God
  2. Belief in the Day of Judgement…
  3. Belief in the holy books
  4. Belief in angels
  5. Belief in the all Prophets from first to Hazrat Muhammad.
  6. Belief in Predestination…

when did islam begin?

It’s near abut 7th century.

where did islam originate?

Islam originates in Mecca

What does islam mean?
In Arabic islam means “submission” and in the religious context Islam means “submission to the will of God”.
“Islam” is derived from the Arabic word “sal’m” and its actual meanings are peace.
So, the Islam is the religion with peace and tolerance.

What are the 5 pillars of islam?

  1. the declaration of faith (shahada)
  2. prayer (salah)
  3. alms-giving (zakat)
  4. fasting (sawm)
  5. pilgrimage (hajj)

What is the difference between islam and muslim?
Islam is the religion of peace and mulsim are the human beings who follow Islam religion.

What is islam place of worship?
Mosque is the place of worship in islam.

How did islam spread so quickly?
Islam spread so quickly, because Islam is the religion of peace and Prophet Muhammad present the Islam by educating the people with Holy Quran. Quran is the Holy book and give equal rights to every kind of human being whether he/she is white or black etc.

The holy book of islam is called….?
The holy book of islam is called Quran.

What is the one unforgivable sin in islam?
Shirk (To admit anyone else equal to God)is the one unforgivable sin in islam.

Which is the oldest religion in the world hinduism or islam?
Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world.

is islam a religion of peace? |Does islam mean peace?
Yes, islam is a religion of peace.

Is islam monotheistic or polytheistic
Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are religion with the monotheistic belief in a God. Hinduism is a polytheistic religion with a belief in many gods.

Who is the messiah in islam?
According to Holy Quran, Jesus (Isa) is the messiah (Masih), who will come back to the earth on a specific decided time. Jesus will come again with full of power.

How did muhammad start islam?
Islam was started by Holy Prophet and with the Holy Quran.

is islam and muslim the same?
No, islam and muslim are not same. Islam is the religion and muslims are the followers of islam.

Which event spread islam to india?
The rise of the Mughal empire was the event to spread islam in india.

What cultures influenced islam?
Muslims culture has influenced from the following cultures;

  • Bangladeshi culture
  • Indonesian culture
  • Arabic Cultures
  • Somali culture
  • Berber culture
  • Persian culture
  • Pakistani culture
  • Malay culture
  • Egyptian culture
  • Caucasian culture
  • Turkish culture
  • Mongol culture
  • Indian culture

Where is islam practiced?
Firstly, Islam was practiced in Hira cave, then spread to Makkah and Madiah and now a days, islam is praticed all over the world.

Differences between islam and christianity?

Chirstians admits Hazrat Eisa and all prophets of God before Hazrat Eisa but according to most of the christians Prophet Muhammad is not a prophet of God.

Muslims admit all prophets of God including Hazrat Eisa Prophet Muhammad.

What are the main similarities between christianity and islam?
Followers of christianity and islam accepts Hazrat Eisa, and all the prophets of God before Hazrat Eisa.

Is is islam monotheistic?
Yes, islam is a monotheistic religion.

what are the 5 prayer times in islam?

  1. Fajr prayer time: dawn, before sunrise.
  2. Zuhr prayer time: midday, after the sun passes its highest.
  3. Asr prayer time: the late part of the afternoon.
  4. Maghrib prayer time: just after sunset.
  5. Isha prayer time: between sunset and midnight.

what are the practices of islam?

  • Faith (shahada). The belief that “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is the
  • Messenger of God”.
  • Prayer (salat). …
  • To give a decided amount to poor peoples (zakat). …
  • Fasting (sawm).
  • Pilgrimage (hajj).

Homosexuality is allowed in islam?
No, Homosexuality is not allowed in islam.
How many followers does islam have?
According to a study in 2015, Islam has 24.1% of the world population.

Homosexuality is allowed in islam?
No, Homosexuality is not allowed in islam.
How many followers does islam have?
According to a study in 2015, Islam has 24.1% of the world population.
what does islam say about dogs?
keeping a dog at home is not advisable according to Islam. Suppose if a dog is needed for guarding or any other special purpose, the the dog must be kept in a proper place.

What does islam teach?
Islam teaches that God is merciful, unique, powerful than all, and has guided the human beings through prophets, and Holy books.

What was the religion of afghanistan before islam?
Religion of afghanistan before islam were Zoroastrianism, Surya worship, Christianity, Paganism, Hinduism and Buddhism.

What food is allowed in islam?
All Haram food are not allowed. Some examples are given below;

  • Dairy: Products Milk, yogurt (from a kosher certified animal) , cheese
  • Meat: Kosher beef, lamb, chicken, turkey, duck, goose and fish
  • Parve Fruits, fish, cereal products, vegetables, eggs, grains, nuts
    What food is forbidden in islam?
  • All Halal food are allowed. Some examples are given below;
  • Animal products or by-products made from any non-certified animal
  • Pork, reptiles, amphibians and insects
  • Shellfish (including lobster, oysters, mussels), shrimp and scallops

which is the first war of islam?
The Battle of Badr was he first war of islam.
Which of the following statements best describes the spread of Islam under the first four caliphs?
a. Arabs conquered the peoples east of Persia and converted them to Islam.
b. Arabs united under Islam and defeated nearby empires.
c. Byzantine emperors embraced Islam in the region.
d. Persians were united and spread Islam as they conquered.
Answer: b. Arabs united under Islam and defeated nearby empires.

is self flagellation allowed in Islam?
Sorry this is a question that can hurt some of the population, so i am not answering this.

What does inshallah mean in islam?
Inshallah means “if Allah wills it”.

which pet is allowed in islam?
Only vegetarian animals are allowed to to eat in islam. Birds that eat seeds and vegetables are also allowed. Some of the Birds that eat forbidden items like insects are not allowed and only allowed if insects are not a major part of their diet.

Is it allowed to kiss private parts in islam?
Yes, it is only allowed for husband and wife to kiss the private parts.

What is the sacred text of islam?
The most important sacred text of Islam is the Quran. Quran is the Holy book and 1,400 years ago, Quran revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

How many convert to islam every year?
According to rough internet study, if we only discuss about United States, Approximately 30,000 people converting to Islam annually.
If we discuss about United Kingdom, then Approximately 14,000 and 25,000 people converting to Islam annually.

How many gods does islam have?
Allah is the only God. There is no other God.

how many prophets are there in islam?
The names of approximately 25 prophets are mentioned in the Quran. But believers of islam belive that prophets are total 124000 in number.
How did islam spread to southeast asia?
Islam in Asia began in the 7th century during the lifetime of Muhammad.
What are different sects of islam?
It is believe that till the last day there will be 72 sects in the world.
What are the two holiest cities in islam?
Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia are the two holiest cities in islam.
How many wives can you have in islam?
Muslims can have 4 wives in islam.
Is islam a violent religion?
No,islam is not a violent religion.

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