'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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May Allah let us go to the prophet Muhammad' s ( pbuh) tomb for seeking tranquility?

In Surah Baqrah , verse 248 , we read : وَقَالَ لَهُمْ نَبِيُّهُمْ إِنَّ آيَةَ مُلْكِهِ أَن يَأْتِيَكُمُ التَّابُوتُ فِيهِ سَكِينَةٌ مِّن رَّ‌بِّكُمْ وَبَقِيَّةٌ مِّمَّا تَرَ‌كَ آلُ مُوسَىٰ ...
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Who killed Usman RA [closed]

The War between Ali RA and Muawiya took place on this issue of seeking revenge on the killers of Uthman RA. The party of Muawiya asked the killers of Usman to be handed over to them. It is very ...
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What was the reason given by Ali RA to make truce with Muawiya? [closed]

This book by Ibadi Muslims who are the modern descendants of the Naharwanis(also called as Khawarijites by their opponents) assert that Ali RA was mistaken in requiring to do truce with Muawiya when ...
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Should we trust on the answers found here for Islamic questions [migrated]

Well I was thinking, though this site provides a ground to ask the Islamic questions here and get informed for what we seek, but should we accept and follow the replies we get here? My personal ...
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are ISIS on the correct path [closed]

are ISIS doing correct way by establishing a caliphate. as they don't do any thing out of islam that is the reason why I got this doubt. is abu bakr al baghdadi in his righteous righteous way. I ...
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Is it possible for a person to become Hypocrite(Munafiq) without himself knowing so?

It is clear that in today's time all those who are Muslims irrespective of sects really believe Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet hence they can't be the kind of Munafiq at the time of the Prophet (pbuh). ...
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What should a muslim do if he can't perform 'ightisal'?

What should a muslim do if he can't perform 'ightisal'? What are the alternatives? Thanks.
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Concept of Raza(permission) of Imam in Islam

Is Raza(permission) of authoritative leader \caliph\ Imam required to lead prayers in Islam? Assuming the leader \Amir exists among us.
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Ramadan: is there a solution to long summer days?

The current fasting times in the England are from 2:30am until 9:40pm. I have a full time job, a pregnant wife and a 15 month old child. My wife and I go to sleep at 10 as our daughter is up at 6:30 ...
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Is it haraam to draw an eye?

Is it haraam to draw an eye? Just an eye and no face? Answers on the internet are varying. If yes, why? I tried searching on the internet but no luck.
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Is it haraam to chat with girls on internet? [duplicate]

Is it haraam to chat with girls on internet? Once I used to play a game, in which I made friends with a person. I later found out that she was a Muslim girl, that too from Saudi Arabi. When I asked ...
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Use of embryo stem cells: Is Islam against it?

Assalamualaikum, I'm involved in a personal work in which I have to do a presentation on tissue regeneration using embryo cells. In the presentation there are a part of biology and a second part of ...
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Haram property of others, like alcohol or .. in your hand!

I wanted to know if there is any responsibility over you if by accident you encounter a Haram material which belongs to others but you can destroy it or have the ability to destroy it. This can be ...
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Parents vs Wife — how to satisfy both of them

Assalamualaikum. Hello brothers and sisters in Islam. Last year I have come to UK for MS studies, it is a one year course, Insallah only three months have left for the course completion. I am ...
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In states that have welfare funded through taxation is Zakat still obligatory?

Zakat, as I understand it is for funding charity to the poor in the Ummah. If one however lives in a state which has welfare funded through taxation, and one is a tax-payer, is it still neccessary to ...
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Is God testing me now in compensation for my sins?

Ever since I asked Allah to forgive all of my past, present, and future sins, I'm enduring more hardship and feeling more unhappy. I read that God would test us in compensation for our sins. If that's ...
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Is it right or wrong - “Assalamualaikum”?

Some days ago, I came to know that "Inshallah" is wrong and the correct one is "In shaa Allah". Similarly, Are these right or wrong? Assalamualaikum. Jazak Allahu Khairun. Alhamdulillah. Subhan ...
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Should I make Qasar & jamma' if I move in-between city or islands in the same country?

I do know that when travelling more than a said distance it is permissible to perform Jammu(combining 2 prayers) and Qasar(shortening prayers) accordingly as per the guidance. But what I would like to ...
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Non-Mahram communication via sms, email, facebook, social gatherings

Assalamu Alaikum, I know we cant talk with non-mahram but the fact is when we are studying at a college its however impossible so we are advised limit the communication to only what is important and ...
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Question regarding Qasr(shortening the prayers) for someone working in another city

I live in a city called Lahore and I was able to find a job in another city called Mianwali (430 Kms away). After moving there, I used to visit my family weekly or fortnightly (12 ~ 13 days). Should I ...
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Picture of engaged spouse

Is it allowed in islam to keep a photo of engaged spouse and look at it whenever groom likes? i know there is no concept called engagement but somehow in our case this has happened, so wondering is it ...
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Speaking during sex

Is it allowed to talk with spouse during the sexual intercourse ? i have heard as its not good to talk. and is there any dua (invocation) to be recited before having intercourse every time and any ...
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How much and to whom I should give I Zakah ?

I would like to know how much amount of zakath should be given and to whom it can be given. I am an employee at a company and my salar is always at the end of the month. Can I give goods as zakah ...
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Why in Islam there are prescriptions regarding health? but not Penicillin?

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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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 ۖ [الفتح-48] Sahih ...
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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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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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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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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 ...