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The End Times:

Based on

Numerical Analysis of

the Quran, Hadith,

Arabic Words, and

Historical Events.

 

Mahdi in 2017

Jesus (p) in 2022 (or 2023)

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Is Mohammad God?
Validity of Islam
Moon & Crescent
Is Islam Pagan?
Killling Infidels
Spread by Sword
No Compulsion
Allah: loving God
Banu Qurayza
Wine in Paradise
BeFriend Christians
Angels vs. Jinn
Night of Qadr
Slavery
Satanic Verses
Adam & Eve
Copied from Bible
Authenticity of Quran
Aisha's Age
Killing Apostates
Treating Non-Muslims
Sharia Punishments
Danish Cartoons
Is music or singing haram?
Abrogation in Quran
Ibn IssHaaq Stories
Day of Allah
Earth or Heaven first?
Muslims before Islam
Jesus of Aaron

 

 

What is the significance of the moon for Muslims? Do they worship the moon? Why do some mosques have a crescent on their domes?

Muslims do not worship the moon at all, directly or indirectly. The only significance of the moon for Muslims is that Islam has establishes lunar calendar (called Hijri calendar, meaning Migration calendar) that starts with the date of Prophet Mohammad's migration to Medina. The months in this calendar follow the phases of the moon. There are 12 months in the Islamic Hijri calendar and each month lasts 29-30 days. Other than its relation to the Islamic calendar, the moon has no religious significance for Muslims. At some point in history, some Muslims saw a need to have a symbol, similar to Christianity's adoption of the cross as its symbol, so these Muslims choose the crescent as a symbol.

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The End Times : Based on Numerical Analysis of

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