'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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Can I marry a Muslim girl?

I am from India.I am an orthodox hindu who doesn't even eat meat? But I want to marry a pakistani girl who is Muslim because I love her.So how can I make it happen ?
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Why does the Hijri calendar continue indefinitely?

assalaamu `alaykum, raHmat Allah wa-barakaatuhu In the Hebrew calendrical reckoning, there is a concept know as `ibbur (lit., "impregnation") whereby a month is added every so often in order to keep ...
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Does Islam support pedophilia or child marriages?

Everyone know that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) married Ayesha (RA) when she was 6 and consummated when she was 9. So, does it mean Islam supports child marriages? If at all muslims consider ...
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Is this video right with the Islam? (non English) [closed]

Saw this video on the web http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=85f_1423684081 Is the translation in this video right? And is it right with the Islam?
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what are the rights of un-married girls to choose husband in Islam?

please provide the answer and if possible the reference 1 : what rights does a girl has to choose her husband by her self ?? 2 : up to what limit and what right her parents have over her will ?? 3 ...
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YOGA IN ISLAM - is it allowed or not?

We have compulsory yoga classes at our school once in every week.It has been included in our curriculum to help students with their academics as it has got a lot of benefits. Boys and girls have ...
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Is Crucifixion as punishment allowed in Islam [closed]

As in the recent news of ISIS (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2953742/ISIS-publicly-executes-two-spies-CRUCIFIES-armed-insurgents-young-boys-watch-on.html) executing Mossad spies using ...
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What does islam say about Birthday Celebrations [duplicate]

I want to know about the birthday celebrations according to islam
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Lighting up candles

As per my own observations, i have seen people lighting up candles as a memorial. Muslims are doing the same as well. I want to know Is there any reference of this act, in an sect/branch? What is ...
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Is working as a recruitment consultant within financial services halal or haram?

I work as an IT Recruitment Consultant within the financial services community. I take a job request from a banking type firm and then i find someone who can do that job. If the bank hires the person ...
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Is it permissible to celebrate or participate in other religion festivals?

Is it permissible to celebrate or participate in other religion festivals like Christmas (Christian), Diwali Puja (Hindu)? EDIT: Does it, in any way, impose that participating in a puja (worship) of ...
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Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females?

Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females? Two examples are (but not limited to): Females should or must lack a university level education, and focus on housework. Males ...
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Seeking help/thoughts on career in finance (investment banking, etc.)

Salaams. I am a Muslim undergraduate student in the US who is contemplating career options and thinking about the finance track that a lot of undergrads gravitate towards (positions in investment ...
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Is deleting the Qu'ran from a computer prohibited?

I am new to this website and quite new to learning about Islam and have many questions of the differing ambiguities which I find confusing, although I hope you can help me answer them. I know it is ...
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Celebration of Eid ul Adha for a vegan muslim

As you already know during the day of Eid ul Adha, muslims sacrifice an animal (sheep,cow ...) as Ibrahim (pbuh) did in name of God. I'm muslim so I absolutely respect my religion but I'm also vegan ...
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Is it necessary for a woman to marry?

Is it necessary for a woman to marry once in her life? is there any punishment for her if she doesn't marry anyone? I heard from some one that it is asked not to offer that woman's funeral who doesn't ...
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No relationship between husband and wife from three years

what if there is no relationship from consecutive 3 years between a husband and wife and they have intention to divorce each other but did not do this because of family pressure? What is the status of ...
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Are non-Muslims discouraged from wearing traditional Muslim clothes?

I am not a follower of Islam or any other sect of Christianity or Judaism. Despite the differences in many of the ideals and teachings from these religions and what I believe, I feel that I should ...
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What is Role of Satan in Sin?

People often say that "I did this sin because Satan lead me to do" or Satan is responsible for our bad things and sins etc... My Question is. When Satan rejected to do Sajjdah to Human(Adam A.S) ...
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From a 'Sunni' perspective, would it be permissible for a 'Sunni' to pray in a 'Shia' Masjid? [duplicate]

Of course, there are various forms of Shi'ism.. with varying practices amongst them. To simplify the question, would it be allowed for me to pray in a 'Twelver Shia' Masjid? Assuming that it does not ...
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How to positively and politely avoid eye contact with the opposite sex in non-Muslim societies?

I live in Jordan (Arabic and Muslim country) and I'm traveling to USA. There's one issue to me that people there expects eye contact during conversation, which is something I don't do - as part of ...
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Why sins always seems delicious and attractive?

Why Sins always seems attractive, like its far easy to tell lie but not truth. because some time truth hurts people. Its difficult to say prayer but easy to watch movie. A person even try to ...
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Can one earn profit from act that is to do for the sake of Allah or our deen?

I heard that if someone doing something for the sake of Allah ONLY, one should not earn any worldly profit from it, while the otherwise statement as well. However, neither of them that I saw any ...
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buying a lost iphone from someone

My friend want to sell an iphone to me. He claims, he found it lost on a plane. My friend is non-muslim and he used this phone for some time now he plans to sell it I am buying it from my friend with ...
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Can I pray in this shirt?

I have a shirt which I got from a metal concert from a band that I enjoy. On the back of the shirt some of the song lyrics are printed which say "We are worshipping the gods that keep twisting our ...
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will crying increase the probability of Dua granting?

I want to know if there is any relation between crying and praying?(from the viewpoint of Islam) And will the probability of prayers granting be increased by crying?
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Importance of Qul

I have read that there is no importance to Qul/Khatam or Barsi, but people do it. When someone do Qul of a deceased one, what should one recite? I don't know Arabic Quran so what else can I do? And if ...
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Similarities between Hinduism and Islam

Hinduism and Islam are two great religions in the world. There are a lot of misconceptions about both of these religions. There have been a number of conflicts between the followers of these ...
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What is Circle “Daira” in islamic point of view

Here in our area and in some other old villages people do Circle "Daira" to find something which is missing/stolen or somebody who is missing and they says that they can know what is its condition. I ...
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What Is The Significance Of Raising The Index Finger In Islam; Not Specifically In Prayer?

I am not Muslim, but I have noticed in the media that the index finger is often raised by some Muslims when speaking and this seems to have more significance than just emphasising the point, as ...
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Is there “CHANCE (LUCK)” according to Islam?

Many of times, you can hear that plenty of people use the word 'Chance' in their talking, even in their believing. For example if a person won an award in a bank or lottery, afterwards other people ...
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What is meant by “striking one another's necks” in the hadith

What is meant by "striking one another's necks" in the following hadith: It was narrated that Salamah bin Nufail al-Kindi said: "I was sitting with the Messenger of Allah (SAW) when a man said: ...
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Is it Haram to work in Bank?

I was wondering would it be haram to work in a bank as the banks profits are a result of interest which is haram in Islam, if it is haram would that mean it would be haram even if a person acquired a ...
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Who is entitled to appoint the ruler of an Islamic government? [duplicate]

As Muslims there is no doubt that we will all be accountable for each and every one of our deeds: يا بُنَيَّ إِنَّها إِنْ تَكُ مِثْقالَ حَبَّةٍ مِنْ خَرْدَلٍ فَتَكُنْ في‏ صَخْرَةٍ أَوْ فِي ...
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Are Pringles Halal or Haram?

I just wanted to confirm whether Pringles and Knorr products are halal or Haram, because recently a friend told me that they were Haram because in pringles used e471 so I just want to confirm it that ...
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Do we have to pray as soon as the time for prayer comes?

Do we have to pray as soon as it is a valid time to do so or we have the whole time between two prayers (lets say for example its time to pray Duhr but I prayed befor Asr starts in 30 mins). Another ...
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Is bathing/swimming without covering the whole body permitted for women?

I know that in many cultures it's normal, for women, to cover up your whole body when you want to swim indoors, outdoors or just want to use the bathtub. What I'm wondering about is if there's ...
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Is a contagious Muslim exempt from Haj?

It seems that Saudi Arabia is denying men from Ebola-infected areas entry: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2014/08/guinea-west-africa-ebola-havoc-worst-hit-death-toll-dis-2014817221533942276.html ...
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Do we have to lower our gaze towards female charaters in books,animation,etc.?

Do we have to lower our gaze towards towards female characters in animations,games and books? Or just in real life?
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Assalamu Alaikum all I'm new here and I can't find any questions that is related to "How to be an Imam." Just would like to establish that my question is here for my own setting (and hopefully for ...
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Inappropriate behaviour, using the internet [closed]

My daughter has recently reverted to Islam. She is using 'Skype' to talk to a Muslim man who lives in another country, she calls him her 'boyfriend', and says they are in love. She has told me they ...
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Is praying in a Mosque Fard?

Asalam-o-Alaikum My dear brothers, The country I currently live in does not allow for a Call to prayers to be made, therefore according to the below hadith, is my prayer Invalid at home or is it ...
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Is deleting something islamic okay?

I am also user here and always answer some questions if needed. I also use a site which lets me download Qur'an ayah in image format. Now I have used it for answering purpose so the purpose is ...
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Is it okay to say یا رسول الله

It is okay to say یا رسول الله. The word "یا" means "O" which only can be used if somebody is in front of you. If I say "یا الله" then it is okay because Allah is everywhere so I can say this but ...
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Is Tawassol (recourse) allowed in Islam? (shia view)

Allah, the exalted, says in the noble Quran as such: وَالَّذِي هُوَ يُطْعِمُنِي وَيَسْقِينِ ﴿٧٩﴾ وَإِذَا مَرِ‌ضْتُ فَهُوَ يَشْفِينِ ﴿٨٠ "And it is He who feeds me and gives me drink;And ...
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How should I acknowledge a new baby under Islam in western society?

My parent's neighbors are Muslim. We are not. The neighbors' daughter in law just gave birth to their first grandchild, a little girl who is named Fatima. In the US, one gives a gift for a new baby. ...
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How can people pray in space?

I have been wondering about the interpretation of scholars regarding praying in an environment rather then earth. For example today there already astronauts living on the space station for months. Or ...
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nikah before civil marriage?

I have converted to Islam 8 years ago but my husband does not hold the same religious beliefs. He is Sikh. I stopped all marital relations and it began to divide us greatly. He is rather prejudiced ...
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What does quran say about watching series?

What does Islam say about watching a series only once a day without getting addicted to it ?
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Which Salwat “صلوات” is correct?

Have you ever come across this Hadith: حدثنی سعید ابن یحیی: خدثنا ابی:حدثنا مسعر عن الحکم عن ابن ابی لیلی عن کعب ابن عجره (رضی الله عنه): قیل یا رسول الله! اما السلام علیک فقد عرفناه، فکیف ...