'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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Why in Islam there are prescriptions regarding health? but not Penicillin? [on hold]

There are rules in Islam like brushing teeth, being clean, avoiding dead animals and taking bath regularly and not fasting when it's harmful. Am I right to assume that such things exists in Islam ...
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Getting Married with Different-harakah Muslim

I don't know if people out there (out of Indonesia, Asia) know about Salafi, Tarbiyah and Hizb-ut Tahrir. But in my country, these 3 manhajs are the most famous ones (or so I know). So, I am 22 years ...
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How can the muslims be “forceful” and “merciful” according to the noble Quran considering the present situation of the world?

Allah, the exalted, says in the noble Quran as such: مُّحَمَّدٌ رَّسُولُ اللَّـهِ ۚ وَالَّذِينَ مَعَهُ أَشِدَّاءُ عَلَى الْكُفَّارِ رُحَمَاءُ بَيْنَهُمْ ۖ Muhammad is the Messenger of ...
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What is adornment in 24:60

(As for women past child-bearing, who have no hope of marriage) and do not need to get married, (it is no sin for them) for such women (if they discard their (outer) clothing) in front of ...
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Why we should not sleep after Asr?

I've heard that it's sunnah not to sleep or nap after asr but nobody can tell me why…
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Cleanliness in Islam [closed]

AOA Brothers & Sisters. I have a question regarding the cleaning of my private areas. I'm a little sensitive and though i may realize that its wrong to have my private areas need to be clean i ...
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Sex Education for Muslims children? Who's responsibility is it?

This is a sensitive topic and I am sure many of us (including me) were never educated about sex, puberty, adolescence etc. In fact in Muslim society, anything slighly related to the opposite gender ...
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is life insurance halal in Islam which is based on Takaful method?

i know normal life insurance is haram which is provided by traditional interest/riba/gambling based banking company. but if life insurance provided by any Islamic bank then will it be halal where ...
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is google adsense earning halal in Islam?

you know any website can connect with google adsense and can publish advertisement through google adsense. and in this way website owner can earn money(google takes money from advertisement ...
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How much Sales Profit is acceptable in Islam?

I've heard about how selling something more than what it really values is a sin in Quran, but I wanted to ask then how much you can get more money from what you buy and sell (trading fee) to someone ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) Washed his Hands before eat?

Assalammu'alaykum, anyone know about how the Prophet washed his hands? di he used soap or something? I hope the answer will be based on the shahih Hadist. Thank you and Wassalam
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How one can go close to stranger with intention of marriage?

As looking/meeting stranger females is haram and one cannot go for relation with any unmarried. If one's parents are not serious about child's marriage. How can one search and come close to a suitable ...
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Heaven and Hell

My question is that if my bad deed surpasses my good deed then why do I go to hell since Allah already knows what good deed and bad deed I'm going to do before I die? Since Allah has already delegated ...
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Piracy in the work place?

AoA, I have read the posts on this page, Is using pirated software allowed?. My question is, if you work for a company which uses pirated software, what do you do? I've seen many situations where the ...
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Does reciting and listening to the Holy Quran have equal rewards? [duplicate]

If I don't know how to read Arabic language and just listen to the Holy Quran or recite the Holy Quran by following the audio. Does these these to acts have equal rewards?
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Cult you have all in jannah? [duplicate]

In Jannah, can you ask for your own universe or universes? where you create it's start, end, energy, physics, laws, creatures etc, and your own judgements to end your creations if you wish to? ...
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will it possible to have in jannah your own galaxy or universe?

it came my mind and i want ask that it is possible to wish or have your own galaxy or even your own universe in jannah? as it possible that jannah is located one multiverse or parallel universe? as ...
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Allah's guidance for non muslims up to the age of 40

I heard from the older folks in my community that, Allah's guidance for non-muslims will be till the age of 40. Which means, Allah will show them all the signs for them to convert until they reach the ...
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Is it correct to name the child as 'Nabi' or 'Rasul'?

We'd already had a discussion about the meanings of these words - Nabi and Rasul. I'm seeing some muslim people having these words in their name, for example Rasul Muhammad Muhammd Nabi Yusuf Nabi ...
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How to act in difficult situations with dishonest people?

What are we suppose to do if we can't get along with someone at work or as neighbor. Suppose someone is dishonest or cheating in his dealing with another. Do you ignore him or pray for him? What does ...
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How to encourage people not to use living creatures pictures? [closed]

Islam is not giving permission for using living creatures pictures. Which has soul. Narrated Ibn Abbas: Abu Talha, a companion of Allah's Apostle and one of those who fought at Badr together with ...
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Arabs and other nationalities

Do Arabs stand a better chance in getting into Heaven as the Holy Quran is written in Arabic? What i'm trying to ask is that, since they know Arabic and the Holy Quran is written in Arabic, isn't it ...
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What would be the practical steps towards helping a friend taking a decision to become a Muslim

Al Salam Alikum, I have a Christian friend who has a genuine interest in Islam, I would like to know what are the steps I can take in order to help her feel more secure regarding Islam, and ...
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Is drinking water while standing haram

What does Islam say about drinking water while standing? Is it haram or simply not liked ?
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Is sucking on one's own blood halal

Assalamu Alaikum In case if a person gets hurt and bleeds , is it ok to suck on that blood or it is Haram?
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Responsibilities of common muslim in spreading Islam

What are the responsibilities of common muslim to spread Islam? A common person is one that is not a scholar in Islam and does not hold any position within the government. Please give references from ...
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Ear piercing in Islam

Islam doesn't allow to change the features created by Allah like removing the face hairs, creating a space between tooth artificially to look beautiful.- Bhukhari I have some questions under ...
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Would it be permissible to do mashaa on the wig when redoing wahdu if the wig was worn in wahdu?

I have alopecia, my hair has fallen. So I was wondering if I could do the mashah while doing wahdu, if I ready have a valid wadhu, while wearing the wig? Similar to washing feet and wearing socks.
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Hypersexuality, nymphomania and related medical conditions

What should an unmarried woman who has frequent, unexplained sexual urges do? The Prophetic advice of fasting does not seem to be working in this case.
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Is hijab obligatory in Islam?

Is hijab an obligation(wajib) in Islam? And is it obligatory on upon governments to propagate and enforce it?
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Can a muslim be actor?

If a muslim could be actor, is there anything about acting that a muslim must avoid to do? Males and women can act in the same stage together? In what situations they're allowed and in what ...
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Can a muslim cook pig meat?

If someone asks for my help to cook something that has pig meat, can I help this person? I'm not going to eat, just going to help cook the food.
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Can a muslim practice yoga?

Considering the origins and the foundations of the yoga, can a muslim practice yoga as body activity instead as a set of tenets and beliefs?
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Can a muslim work to a boss of other religion and / or with bad behavior?

If a muslim is hired to work for a company, but this company have practices from other religions - such as, celebrate the New Year of Common Era or Christmas -, what should he does? He must change his ...
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Can I receive missionaries in my house?

Missionaries from other religions often comes to the house of everyone in the neighborhood. I used to speak with them, but today I'm trying to avoid them. I should receive them in my house or I must ...
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why 9th rabi-ul-awwal is celebrated as ed-e-zehra?

i want to know ,what is the significance of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal ? shia believes that on this day mukhtar-al-saqafi had send the heads of the killer's of imam Hussein to his family, after looking at ...
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Living in a non-muslim country

If I'm not living in a islamic country; do I have different duties and efforts to realize than in an islamic country?
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How Islam conceives overworking

Accordingly to Islam, is something recommended or not to someone overwork? I'm working for about 12 hours a day, I don't really need so much work to live (that is two working journeys).
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Test Tube babies

There are various methods in Assisted reproductive technology i.e. IUI, IVF, ICSI and further variances of ICSI. It is stated here that The Islamic community, after the fatwa on ART by Gad El-Hak ...
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Practical islam [closed]

Recently in the last couple of weeks I have done some silly stupid mistakes.(sorry for language don't know how else to describe it). Where I have had to part with money on three occasions. These ...
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Why is taking notes in Friday-prayer sermon disallowed/prohibited/haram in Islam?

I have heard numerous times that taking note on Friday Jummah sermon is discouraged. I do not really understand the reason why? People who claim its not allowed because it will be a type of ...
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Covering Face In The House

There have been great debates on covering face in Islam. As per my knowledge, two great Sahaba, Abdullah Ibne Maso'od and Abdullah Ibne Abbas, have difference of opinion on the subject. Some people ...
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Is creating an app of a drinking game prohibited?

Assalam o Alaikum I am an iPhone app developer. Recently I am assigned to create an app of a drinking game (namely Beer Pong). When I searched about it, I found that it is a drinking game. It is ...
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What is the proper way of finding a woman to marry with?

I am looking for a general consensus on how to properly meet/find/get introduced to woman to marry with. Imagine someone who doesn't have a lot of friends, no parents or other family close to him. So ...
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Is there any pray or suggestion in Islam to getting back on track?

Here is the situation: My friend, once use to pray(salat) 5 times and fast and everything but now he even don't pray friday prayers. I try to understand why he has become like this. He doesn't listen ...
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What kind of istinja is permissible in Islam?

I want to know what kind of istinja (paper/water/other??) is allowed in Islam in the following 2 situations: Situation 1: When someone is healthy/not sick. Situation 2: When someone is sick. ...
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Is it permissible for muslim men/women to modify or set their eye brows?

Assalam Va Allaikum can I please have references for whether modifying ,setting or doing anything with the eye brows for the sole purpose of looking good/better is permissible for our muslim ...
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To what extent is premarital love permissible?

It is known that love before marriages are not at allowed. But can we please have Hadith or reference from Quran which clarifies the extent to which premarital love is permissible.? Do we have any ...
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Denying access to porn sites [closed]

Is there a way to block porn sites? There are many approaches to access them even with a program like "anti porn". Important: I'm NOT expecting answers like "control your self". They don't make any ...
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Do daawah in a video game environment

I have a crazy idea. I involve a lot in a type of online multiplayer video game and getting pretty 'rich' in the game, but now I realize its not all important than the life-after (for a while now...) ...