'Practical Islam' is putting Islam to practice, and applying it in everyday life. Note that Islam came as a practical, applicable religion for all times, places, and peoples .

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Sura Kahf verse No.86

86 Until, when she reached the setting place of the sun, she found it setting(end) ina spring of black muddy (or hot) water. And she found near it a people. We said : “O Dhul-Qarnain! Either you ...
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Tahajjud Prayers - Range of Rakats to be offered [on hold]

How many minimum and maximum rakats of Tahajjud can be prayed in one night?Please describe the range with factual anecdotes or hadith...
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Ruling Over Not Knowing The Effects of Something

Assalamualaikum Brothers & Sisters. I have recently contacted a problem. It's a little complicated and little embarrassing so i'm going to give you a simpler example. For Example: I ate something ...
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Can dua change my destiny?

I have a really specific situation. I need to get a minimum grade of BBB in my exams however I feel as though I will get far from this. It is compulsory I get these grades otherwise I cannot continue ...
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Offering Sunnah prayer while Fajr congregation prayer is going on

Is it permissible to offer the two Sunnah rakat at the Fajr while congregation prayer of the fardh is going on? Please give some clarification and references jazakomullah khaira.
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Going from “never prayed in my life” to my first prayer?

Prayer is central to Islam, but as a newbie, I find myself in the situation where I've never actually prayed in my life (ever) and now I'm trying to figure out how to pray. So I YouTubed how to pray, ...
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Figuring out right calculation method of prayer time

I shifted to uk last year and I have been confused by the fact that people I live with think they are hardcore and correct in Islam and everything and get hot headed when told them to correct e.g. The ...
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Should a Muslim not conceal being a Muslim from others?

Citing the Quran 2:42: And do not mix the truth with falsehood or conceal the truth while you know [it]. Q: Does this imply a Muslim should not conceal being a Muslim from others? I could ...
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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend wanted to pray Namaz but before that he had preformed an impure act. He didn't know at the time but he just preformed the obligatory Wudhu and went on ...
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Creating news website is halal or haram?

I am a professional blogger and earning from adsense . I am going to start a news blog but before starting it i want to know whether sharing news like political news, sports news, weather news, ...
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From the Islamic perspective, how can a Christian pray to Allah?

According to Dr. Zakir Naik, if you are a True Christian, then you can still go to Jannah. And to be a true Christian, you have to meet some conditions: You have to believe in one God (no trinity) ...
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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

Can I fast without suhur(not during Ramadan)? The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said : <"Eat Suhur(pre dawn meal).Surely there is a blessing in Suhur.">
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So righteous women are devoutly obedient ,Meaning of obedient wife?

Can someone please define the word "obey" in the context of this verse. http://quran.com/4/34 Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they ...
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What does “Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam” mean?

Asslamu allikum I would like to know the usage of Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam. What is the appropriate answer to Jazakumu Allahu khairan wasalaam? Do I reply Amin? When is it best used and, is ...
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Is telling a fact considered to be “chit-chat”?

Let's give an example. In my work, there is a guy who is not friendly to me at all, he tries to make exercise a huge pressure on me, without having right to do it because he is not my boss or director....
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investment without accepting loss on the invested amount. Permissible or not?

My friend wants to invest with someone. He is willing to accept the profit or loss on the income amount. But he is not willing to accept the loss on the amount invested. For example if he want to ...
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How am I supposed to pray when I'm having terrible headaches?

From the Verse (4:103) and some ahadith -like (Sahih al-Bukhari 1117) Narrated `Imran bin Husain: I had piles, so I asked the Prophet (ﷺ) about the prayer. He said, "Pray while standing and ...
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Ruling on shortening both sides and back of the hair more than the middle

is it prohibited for Muslim men to shorten hair from both sides and back than middle?
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Is it permissilbe to chat with the fiance?

My name is Rizwan. I am 26 year old. I got engaged a month ago. After the engagement I talked with my fiancé by messaging just to know about her nature. Whether she is compatible with me or not. Now I'...
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Is it compulsory for Imam of a masjid/mosque to have a beard?

Recently an acquaintance of mine was refused for being the imam of a mosque, just on the ground that he does'nt had a beard. He is a admirable and pious man with a sound knowledge of Quran. He is also ...
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How to avoid masturbation and sincerly repent doing it?

Assalamualikum, i hope i can get answers because i am desperate, I'm a 19 years old girl, i used masturbate in the past by watching explicit images (astaghfirullah), but since i started praying ...
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How Muslims should deal with Islamophobia?

How should we as muslims should deal with the people who have these weird and perverted notions about Islam and our prophet muhammad(pbup).Especially those mainstream media literate people whose only ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) a christian before the first ayah was revealed to him?

I read in a biography that before Muhammad (pbuh) became a prophet, he always prayed and fasted in the mountain of Hera. So that probably means that he knew about Allah and Jesus (pbuh) and all the ...
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How do I get rid of irrelevant thinking?

I am Muslim. I want to be a good Muslim. I do pray salat. However, sometimes some irrelevant thoughts come on my head. How can I get rid of them?
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Is jihad an integral part of Islam?

After the Brussels attack, ISIS released a video that said this,"Every Muslim who is well aware of the history of Islam, knows that the holy war against infidels is an integral part of Islam, and ...
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What are the rewards of observing nafl fasts?

Is there any special reward for observing nafl fasts? Please, add reference from Quran and Sunnah.
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Are Sunnah prayers obligatory in Islam?

Are Sunnah prayers obligatory or are they nafl?
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Having a crush on someone

Is it haram in islam to have a crush on someone? I have a crush on this girl (who is also muslim) but I haven't yet spoken to her properly, I haven't made much effort to get in touch with her or have ...
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How to continue prayer if one found out he missed or added a rak'a or a part of the rak'a?

My point is what exactly should a person do in the moment he/she realize that he/she missed or added a part of rak'a to his prayer. Here two exemplary situations: I stood up after finishing the 4th ...
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Are there any foods that have been suggested in Islam for a good sex life?

Are there any foods that have been suggested in Islam for a good sex life? If yes, could someone please reference to some Hadith or Quran regarding this?
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Does Talbinah is helpful for sex life?

Content of Talbinah is Barley, Honey, Milk. Does it helpful anyhow for sex life? There is Hadith nerrating Talbinah is good for sick person. But I wonder where else it can be helpful. I might not ...
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Are there more than 99 names of Allah?

Did Allah teach the people of the Book names other than his 99 in Islam? Why did the jews call God as Elohim or YHWH?
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Is it true that the Prophet Mohamed said he inspired himself from the Apostles of Jesus-Christ?

I read a few years ago a translation of the Coran very near the text and done by a serious author. I read: "The prophet Mohamed inspired himself from the teaching of the Apostles of Jerusalem, ...
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What to say when I pray?

What verses should I recite when I pray? And what are some ways to keep up prayers while driving a truck? I currently read few pages of the Qur'an every night. And I'm a over the road team driver.
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Will my zakat be accepted if:

so i am 14 and i work at a coffee shop after school from which i get about £30 pounds a week. i would try to save at least half of it (at times i missed ,because I'm human) and then send it to the ...
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Why does Islam want everyone to be converted into their religion? [closed]

I have attended many seminars regarding the Islam to know it closely so that my some of the assumptions be cleared as much as possible. One of the e-seminar that I just watched was of Dr.Zakir. He ...
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Are there any rules of ghusl al mayit if the person died in a dry area?

We know that in Islam once we have no water present and we did effort to search for it, we are allowed to do tayamum instead of wudu (ritual purification) for prayer or even ghusl al janabah (bathing/...
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Is Cryonics / Cryopreservation Haram under Sharia Law?

Is cryonics / Cryopreservation haram, according to sharia law? Are there any sheikhs issuing fatwas, out right prohibiting cryonics as haram ?
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how do i help a muslim friend?

first, i would like to give an introduction please, so you dont get the wrong idea: so she's, 14, a really nice, kind, intelligent, funny, religious, down to earth,financially and emotionally weak ...
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Missed Friday Prayers

I normally leave for prayers at 12pm. But on a particular Friday, I was informed at 12:10pm as I was leaving that I have to be on standby due to vendor visiting my workplace and I have to provide ...
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Is speaking without knowledge not about Islam still a sin? Is being biased haram?

I know speaking of Islam without knowlege is forbidden. But what about speaking without knowledge not involved with Islam? Example: Many non Muslims write their own biased and personal definitions of ...
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Is lying to prevent a great sin allowed?

Is it permissible to lie in order to avoid a great sin? For example, a person was invited to an inappropriate party, so he acted sick to slip away and not attend it. So in such cases, would lying be ...
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Why Muslim countries not well developed in science&technology?

Why are not now Muslim countries well developed in science & technology whereas this was not the case in era between 8th-12th centuries after BC?
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how to deal with present day complications? [closed]

salam everyone, because i know your obvious answer is going to be you should follow quran and sunnah and it has the solutions to all problems and ...but what about the present day problems not ...
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Lying in Islam and its punishment

If circumstances make a person lie to someone (maybe his parents, teacher, friend, etc.) and then afterwards he understands that he has committed a grave mistake, what should he do? Should he tell the ...
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Should one always defend Islam when spoken of negatively?

I wonder, how is it looked upon to refrain from "speaking out" in these situations, in an attempt to avoid conflict. For instance, in a situation where an individual speaks negatively of Islam, is it ...
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Principles of invitation to Islam

What are the best way for giving dawah to non-Muslims? I consider it cause it's an essential part of Islam. Should we show them that the Quran is the literal word of God Almighty? And how, if it is ...
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Broken trust between spouse and how live by it

Lately me and my Mrs have argument and to win it, she bought my past I.e a affair I had in past before marriage and I only told her that so she knows I am open to her and honest. Now my trust is ...
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Where does bad behavior come from in Islam and what is the difference between a sin?

In Judaims and Christianity they have the term 'sin'. Originally the sin comes from the sin of Adam in the garden of eden. Does moslims don't believe that story in the garden? And how do moslims ...
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Is Discrimination Among children Allowed? Girls and boys?

Does Islam Allow Discrimination Among Daughters and sons? As a Parent, is it Okay to let your Son do Things that Aren't allowed in Islam but stop your daughter from doing it just because she is a ...