'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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names using lord

I have a friend whose facebook name is titled as "" lord faisal "" I tried to convince him that this was wrong , but he disagreed with me saying that there are many meanings of the term "" lord "" ...
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Is it okay to say “Allah Hafiz” at the end of conversation?

Assalamualaikum. We often say Allah Hafiz instead of Ta ta / bye bye! Is it only for avoid the culture of other religion or it has any other significance? Did Sahaba do that? What is the view ...
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Why dont people speak up when media or other people say “Islamic Terrorist” or “Muslim Terrorist”? [on hold]

Why dont Imams, or religious leaders, or scholars, or anyone make the point that per the religion of Islam there is no such thing as a Islamic Terrorist or a Muslim Terrorist? By the way, this ...
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Where was the first wall put inside the Mosque?

There is no wall separating men and women around the Kaba which is the Grand Mosque. Historically when and where did this start?
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Strictness of islam [closed]

Why is Islam so strict regarding some things like You have to have a beard if you want to go to heaven It is necessary for women to clad from top to bottom in black and even their wrist must ...
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What should I do about a riba-based loan I took out in ignorance?

I just finished my second year of University and I took out a loan with student finance. I didn't know about the subject of the interest (Riba). What do you suggest could be the best thing I can do? ...
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what is sin and what is not

I have a question in my mind from many year. I haven't got any perfect answer. In Islam, we have so many restriction that we can't do many thing, and we follow few things told. For an example we ...
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Are Fajr & Isha the Nautical Twilights?

For those of you who don't know what it is, consider going through this page or this is good too. The main concern is with morning fajr/Dawn prayer. People say the white thread - black thread, ...
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pregnancy superstitions or truth?

I am 4 months pregnant. I'm still a student and have to go out almost everyday. I even feel like going on an outing or a small picnic. But my in-laws don't allow me and my husband to do so. What does ...
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Is it permissible to donate ones body organs? [duplicate]

We have the technology and practices that can successfully transplant organs from one human to another. This practice saves thousands of lives, but the problem is the lack of resources; organs. There ...
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Breaking a promise I made in Allah's name

Today my friends asked me if I could say (I swear in God I will say the truth) so said that.... then they asked me a question(if I answered this question a lot of my friends will be in trouble) so I ...
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Islamic studies exam

I have seen other questions regarding cheating in exams but my question is only about exam/test of Islamic studies or Islamiat. Some people say that you can cheat in Islamiat exam/test because it ...
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how to make an hajuma / hajumat

Assalamualaikum, I need help kanala, is it okay if I make my own Hajuma / Hajumat (maaf for the spelling) for my son for protection? What Duaa's would I need to put inside and does it have to be ...
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Is it allowed to wish Happy Mothers day in islam

Title asks it all.. "Is it allowed to wish Happy Mothers day in islam" Edit: Here are the constraints. This is not a religious festival. And moreover, we don't wish non Muslims in this occasion. ...
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How does the islam justify to circumcise their people?

All people are designed and created by god. How does the islam justify to alter that design by circumcising people? Yes in the past it prevented diseases where hygiene was bad but nowdays it should ...
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Stealing and compensation in Islam

I am 14 and 1 or 2 years ago I had stolen a book from my friend without her knowing. She had inquired once about it, and she is my very close friend. I have repented to Allah (S.W.T) to forgive my ...
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What can be the reason behind natural disestar? [duplicate]

Islamic history says about many generations/tribes/cities which were destroyed with natural disasters, as a punishment of their wrongdoings. Quran brought out various types of stories about theses. It ...
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Is treatment from male doctors is ok or not according to islam?

Now a days approximately in all hospitals male/female doctors available but even then in many cases females must get treated from male doctors, what can they do in islamic point of view?
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If sleep is a blessing, the people who sleep more are more blessed?

In Islam sleep is considered as blessing and security and a sign of Allah. I'm not 100% clear about the whole thing. Of course its a sign of Allah, I read here: ...
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What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam?

What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam? I know one cannot pray intoxicated. (Surah An-Nisā' 4:43) However does the person suffering from auto-brewery syndrome have to adhere to ...
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Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim covert into Hindu

Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim convert into Hindu and any other religion at his wish? Thanks
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Turkish Sunni Muslims [closed]

my question is Can Muslims (Specially Turkish Sunni Muslim) have two names? One as Public another as Nick name(which is completely different from his public name)? If yes then is it Haram to call/take ...
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Cursing In Islam (is it haram)

I curse a lot because i am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. is it harm to curse in Islam ? What is the punishment ? How can i prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. ...
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How can we organize different types of activities in a day according to Islam?

As there are five wakt salat in a day, and these divide a day in-consecutively. Like, Fajr-Zuhr: around 7-8 hours Zuhr-Asr : around around 3-4 hours Asr-Magrib: around 2 hours & ...
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How to remember the time for prayer and to fight the Satan whispering to us?

I have a problem lately, I don't know why I keep missing my Isyaa' prayer. It's been almost 2 weeks now. I want to keep praying and pray to Allah and I keep forgetting or just jump into bed and sleep. ...
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Is `13` unlucky in Islam

I found that in some cultures or religions people think that the number 13 is an unlucky number, I'm wondering if this is accepted in Islam or not? and why?
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Does reciting fatiah and gifting rewards to the dead actually help them?

Does reciting Surah Fatiha once and Surah Tauheed three times and after that gifting thawab to dead people, actually help the dead in hereafter? I want to know the hadiths in favour of this custom. ...
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Can a mother give zakat to her unemployed and poor son?

My grandmother has four sons and three sisters. One of them is very poor and unemployed. He has a family. Can his mother and sisters give him zakat? Is it allowed in Islam?
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Definition of friendship in Islam [closed]

Is there a solid definition of friendship in Islam, and way of making friends in Islam? Are there specific references that we are abid to for making friends? Please referencing Quran and Hadith ...
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Islamic way of sex

I am a woman and me and my husband want children. I wanted to inquire is there a correct way to have sex. I have heard that one needs to do wudoo first then 2 rakaat nafil namaz to ask for allah's ...
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What is the stance of Islam on blood transfusion

What is the stance of Islam on blood transfusion? Can a Muslim receive blood from a non-Muslim who might not have been living a Muslim life, e.g. eating pork?
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Is it allowed to watch animated cartoons?

According to islam, what is the ruling on watching animated cartoons? If the cartoon has a animated scene of kissing, can I watch it? Should my kids be allowed to watch cartoons? I know that making ...
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Kissing thumbs and then touching eyes after Muhammad name [duplicate]

I have seen many people in Friday prayer in khutbah when Muhammad (pbuh) is mention,that they would kiss there thumbs and then touch those to there closed eyes. Is there any reference to that in Quran ...
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Should medical conditions be made known to a prospective spouse?

Is having a fibroid something I need to let a prospective spouse know about?
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How is the Gregorian week and the Islamic week aligned?

In Arabic dates off the week are numbered 1-7. In English and other similar languages, they are named after 'gods' and 'goddesses'. But hoe it's or that the Friday of one week matches the equivalent ...
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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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When to be harsh and when to be forgiving?

The holy and noble quran tell us that we should combat injustice, corruption...etc but we should be just. or let's say that there's someone who goes against law to gain more money (even if it's a ...
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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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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 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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Ruling on celebration of birth; Is the term 'Bidah' applicable here?

There is a word Bid'ah in Islam and it means innovation in religious matters. Some Islamic scholars says that birthday is Bid'ah as it was not celebrated by any of the prophets, apostles and their ...
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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? Question: I heard from some one that it is asked not to offer that woman's ...
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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 ...