Questions tagged [muslim-practices]

is about things Muslims do in their daily life be it according to shari'a or not.

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How did the prophet teach others?

In my city children are taught in (mainly) two different ways: they are taught really strictly or not taught at all. Ive seen some people who grow up very conservative but when they hit their late ...
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Is it permissible to maintain a personal diary or journal?

I was recently informed that it is frowned upon to keep a personal journal because: 1) There is a possibility of your sins being exposed to others 2) There is a possibility of unintentionally ...
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Is this method of raising index finger in tashahhud correct?

With my right hand, I create a ring with my thumb and middle finger and raise the index finger from the very start of the tashahhud and drop it just before the tasleem. It is kept pointing towards the ...
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Is it compulsory to recite short duas in Arabic?

I wanted to know if the short duas, like while travelling, while getting on a vehicle, while entering/exiting toilets, making decision for wudu/salat, etc are compulsory to be said in Arabic or could ...
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Is taking shoes off on home entry a Sunnah?

We take shoes off for the mosque but many also do so for their home to keep it clean. Is this a Sunnah however?
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is my fast broken if i might have had dry sperm

when i woke up my penis was hard i went to eat suhoor but i felt something in my penis so i went to check and there was nothing in my underwear so i went to pee and i noticed white dry tiny things ...
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How can a Muslim know if they are a hypocrite or a sinner?

I have been praying and reading the Quran but I’m worried that I might be a hypocrite. I found out what that means a while ago and how bad the punishments are, and I’m scared because I fit some of its ...
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Benefitting the deceased by giving charity on his behalf

My friend father died – may Allah have mercy on him – and he want to give ongoing charity on behalf of his soul so as to increase his good deeds and raise him in status before his Lord, such as ...
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Is slandering major sin in Islam and their Prayers wont be accepted?

One of my relatives always prays on time and fasts and wear hijab, but she slanders her relatives and she talked bad about my cousins so they wont get married. Her life is very hard and she always ...
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Female doctor- no handshake, but ok with medical touch during examination

I (obviously male body, though I actually identify as genderqueer) recently visited my doctor for the first time. She declined to shake hands during intros "for religious reasons", and even dodged ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

Some Muslims after a Fardh Salaah recite a wazifah (Allah's name or Ya Nur or Quranic ayah) so many times you then blow on your fingers and rub over your eyes. Virtue of doing so is Allah will ...
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Life-threatening situations

I wonder what Islam, more specifically the Quran or one of the many hadeeth have to say when it comes to life-threatening diseases. Many muslim people think they have to suffer the illness they're ...
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Since I am a videographer I have a question

would it be haram for me to film events such as weddings or places where alcohol is consumed and music played if I don't take part?
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Can we keep a dead person's image as phone wallpaper?

My mother passed away 8 years back. Since then I have kept my mother's photo as a wallpaper on my phone. My family members are asking me to remove it from wallpaper and store it in photo album only. ...
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Should I say “Ameen” loudly if I'm the only one to do so?

In a congregation where the "Ameen" is said silently after the Fatiha such as the Hanafi, if I'm of the view that the stronger view is it should be say loudly or my particular school of thought ...
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is my fast broken if i accidentally swallow water during wudu

after waking up for suhoor i was busy figuring out if something is haram so when i went to pray fajr there was 5 mins left and i went to go make wudu and while i was making wudu when i washed my mouth ...
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After istakhara should we wait for dream or follow our feeling

Till now I use to believe that istakhara is praying Isha prayer and praying the dua and going to sleep but this post invalidated that theory. The following is from that website Some people mistakenly ...
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Would the fast be invalid?

I have a question, if a woman had a sexual thought and uncontrollably some fluid may have came out because of this (without touching herself) is her fast still valid and would she have to do ghusl?
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What should I do about my contact prayer while I'm at work?

With Ramadan coming up I am looking for guides as to what i should do about my contact prayer while i am at work. I am currently working 6 at night to 6:15 in the morning.
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Will i be removed from islam?

Will a person be removed from islam if he thinks he is removed from islam, but actually he is not removed from islam? (For example, if he misses his prayer partially purposefully or commits a sin)
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Is dry blood impure?

Asalaam-wale-kum, I have dry scalp during the winters. When i scratch it, i see dry blood, some brown and white things underneath my nails. Are these things impure? I just take them out with my nails ...
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Asking Allah for forgiveness?

What if someone watched gay porn but then stopped and became straight does he ask Allah to forgive him for being gay or watching porn ? I was gay/homosexual but then became straight do I still ask ...
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What is idle talk and is it haram?

What does idle talk mean as I’ve seen it referenced to singing and dancing sometimes but then I heard that it is when you talk about useless things (can’t remember where I heard this from). If it is ...
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How to maneuver one person to the right of Imam during Salat?

While during salat there are only two persons (an imam and a jamaat) and the jamaat initially stand to the left of the imam (the correct one should be on the right & the Imam already in Salah ...
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Impurity concerns

Salaam, I wanted to ask a question. My husband has his phone in his trouser pocket when using the toilet. Does it make his phone dirty or impure? I am suffering from major anxiety, i find everything ...
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Can someone explain to me these seemingly blasphemous Hadeeth? Sunan Abu Dawud 1669, Sunan Abu Dawud 5224, Musnad Ahmad 12237

Musnad Ahmad 12237: He (muhammad) crepy unawares behind him (Zahir) and hugged him.The man said,"get off me"who is this?". Then he turned his head and discovered that it was the prophet....