Questions tagged [practical-islam]

'Practical Islam' is putting Islam to practice, and applying it in everyday life.

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What islam says about the parents who doesn’t care about their children’s religious practices i.e. prayer?

If the parents teach their children to prioritize worldly success over success in the hereafter or if they do not pay much attention about their children, whether they are committing sins or not ...
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Hadith About ladies who give herself to prophet [duplicate]

Can you please explain the context of this hadith Sahih al-Bukhari 4788 I used to look down upon those ladies who had given themselves to Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and I used to say, "Can a lady give ...
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Am I complaining too much to Allah? How can I stop this?

For any bad or mishap I complain to Allah a lot. It feels like I am pissed and just blaming him for everything. But just after that I feel bad and start doing Istigfar. I wanted his help, though I ...
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Praying in congregation at home

If a person fails to reach the mosque and time of prayer in the mosque is now gone (the congregational prayer has been offered in the mosque), does he have to offer congregation at home or can he pray ...
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Are listing one’s pronouns halal or haram?

I’m aware a similar question has been asked about this, but it didn’t give a satisfactory answer. In regards to pronouns, I’m referring to the mainstream trend that people have been putting “he/him”, “...
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What kind of sujud sahw is needed in the given case if any?

I'd like to know the scholarly/madhhab view(s) on the following case: Let's assume at the end of the second raka'a in a prayer instead of sitting for the tashahhud I stood up, but before doing ...
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Is it Makruh to remove natural vegetation from a grave?

I came across the below today: Grass, etc. should be placed on the grave of the deceased, as long as it remains fresh it will continue to do tasbīh, it is for this reason that removing fresh grass ...
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Ghusl after repentance from kufr

Can a new muslim delay ghusl after repentance from kufr if he is sick and doing ghusl may worsen his condition ?
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How to do wudu with stuffed nose

When I am sick it always becomes hard for me to do wudu because I can’t inhale the water I put in my nose and when I blow the water out, my nose starts leaking. What should I do?
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Can one sell or donate breast milk in Islam?

In the west, we have milk banks where many women either sell or donate their breast milk. Given the fact that suckling five times makes a child mahram to the woman & also makes her own children ...
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Is it permissible to use sarcasm and exaggeration to make someone laugh?

Since lying isn’t allowed when joking, is it permissible to use sarcasm or exaggeration to make someone laugh?
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Why Prophet Mahummad Spill Water on the Child's Face and Also Prophet Also Says to Not to Waste Water

I was Reading An Hadith from sunnah.com:77 There This was Written, When I was a boy of five, I remember, the Prophet (ﷺ) took water from a bucket (used for getting water out of a well) with his mouth ...
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Image prohibition in islam

aSSALAMU aLAIKUM, I know taking photos is not haram.But editing the color or physical features of it is haram. I was making an intro video where the logo of my channel in which there is a person comes ...
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Ruling on school textbook having images

I am a student , and all my textbooks have images sometimes which i need for studying diagrams even though in exam I will not draw them with their heads.I cant cut because they are so many.If ...
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Is it a sin to ask "gifted" people for help?

My brother knows a girl who claims to be gifted, she says she can read people's spirits and talk to them. I have been going through a tough time recently, and my brother knows so out of curiosity he ...
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Does Islam allow celebrating the attainment of puberty?

I have observed a few cultures that throw a party, calling upon their relatives and close friends for lunch or dinner to acknowledge when their daughter has reached puberty. While I have read that ...
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Are observing all anniversaries disallowed in Islam?

From previous experiences, I understand that Celebrating Birthdays is considered Makruh by many scholars Mourning the death of someone should be restricted to three days except for the closest ...
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Is this Shirk(Urgent answer pls) [duplicate]

My mom is a computer teacher and she got board in the corridor to decorate and she added an animated drawing to make it look good.I told her not to hang it but she says who cares about angels not ...
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What will happen if a Muslim doesn't wants to follow the five pillars of Islam?

If a person who is either born in or converted to Islam, doesn't want to follow the fundamentals (five pillars e.g Imaan, Namaz, Roza, Zakat, and Hajj) of Islam, then what will happen, what our ...
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Lie or Hide the sins?

I know this is a different question but I hope someone has an answer for it. In Islam, it’s a sin to lie. At the same time, it’s a sin to expose your sins. If a person asks another person to tell them ...
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Can a day in the Gregorian calendar correspond to two different days in the Islamic Hijri Calendar?

I am developing an application which allows users to convert from Gregorian to Hijri dates and vice-versa. I am thinking about whether to just have an input box for the date (e.g. 8/21/2021), or to ...
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Did our beloved prophet (saw) observe extra (nafil) prayer after praying rawwatib(12 raka sunnah)?

Did our beloved prophet (saw) observe extra (nafil) prayer after praying rawwatib(12 raka sunnah) prayer like I saw in the mosque people pray 2/4 raka nafil after every salah?
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Problems with urinary incontinence

I am suffering from urinary incontinence, but it doesn't happen all the time. It only happens sometimes every day and I can't predict when it happens. Whenever I pray I insert a pad and start praying. ...
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Do I have to repeat my Salah?

I was praying and after i did tasleem at the end (I didn’t realize it before tasleem) I realized that I might have prayed 3 rakat instead of four. Do I have to make the sajda of forgiveness or pray ...
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Does your wudu break if a dog licks you? [duplicate]

I know that you're supposed to wash the part of your body where a dog has licked seven times. But do you also have to redo your wudu?
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Read kalima while washing hands

When our hands are not pak (dirty) for example after getting out of the washroom we wash hands and while washing read kalima three times. So is it necessary or not? kalima: (The Six Kalimah, also ...
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Do women not have the right to divorce?

I thought that Islam gave women the right to divorce but this answer on an Islamic website is saying that women can not. It says that if they wanted to they would have to make a request and take their ...
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How to recognize Najasat (Mani,Madhi,Wadhi) on white cltohes

Whenever I went to sleep, I got surrounded by thoughts (some of them are sexual thoughts). While lying on bed I had a doubt of some najasat leaking. Usually, when I woke up I checked if it has najasat ...
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What is the proper way to respond if someone thanks us by saying 'Jazakallah Khair'?

What is the proper way to respond if someone thanks us by saying 'Jazakallah Khair'? Do I say wa ʾiyyākum (وَإِيَّاكُمْ‎) or do I say "wa ʾantum fa-jazākumu-llāhu khayran" (وَأَنْتُمْ ...
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Consummation of marriage

Are the kissing and touching of husband and wife to each other the consummation of marriage in Islam? Or is intercourse necessary?
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Men parting hair to side in islam

I heard that it is permissible for men to part their hair from middle or keep them backward. I want to know that is it permissible for men to part their hair from one side? My front hairs have round ...
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I have urine incontinence, can I do tayammum?

I have urine incontinence and it makes salat and wudu very difficult to do. Sometimes I even do wudu 3 times just to pray 1 salat. Can I do tayammum because doing wudu and repeating salat everytime I ...
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What to do if someone swears at religion?

Someone was swearing at God and our religion and using words like “gay” etc to try and insult the religion. How do you respond? Do you swear back or attack them or what? Also they try to burn Quran do ...
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What are some free islamic counselling websites?

Recently I have undergone severe hardships and trials , and now I am feeling depressed and suicidal. I know I am not supposed to kill myself because its a great sin. I feel depressed, deeply ...
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Can a Muslim woman marry a disabled Muslim man? [closed]

I am a disabled muslim man thinking of proposing to someone. What do Muslim women think about marrying a disabled Muslim man? Am I considered a burden? What does hadith say about disabled man marrying?...
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Do all disbelievers go to Hell eternally including Muslims with low faith?

I’m a born Muslim. I became agnostic for a few years but I’ve went back to being a Muslim again, alhamdulillah. My family are also Muslim except my one of brothers became an agnostic and the other an ...
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Is streaming free online movies haram? I didn't download it. Is it consider stealing?

I had this question for the longest time and I am confused. I just stream on a website without downloading any of these movies, is it consider stealing? If it is, should I pay back the cost or I ...
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Obligatory Prayers - Dua

I wanted to know in Obligatory prayers if we can ask for something in it. Not asking for worldly things but asking for forgiveness. After saying, "subhana rabbiyal alaa", can we ask for ...
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Till what limits is it completely fard on a son/daughter to obey his/her parents?

Salam everyone, This is a question that has been on my mind for quite a long time. I will present an example so that it makes more logical sense. I know that it is not permissible to disobey my ...
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Is it a sin to ask Allah for signs?

Is it sin to ask Allah for signs? Like for example, asking Allah to make something happen to give me a sign. Or asking Him to make “xyz” happen to let me know if what I’m doing is good or not.
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Regarding extraterrestrial beings

It seems kind of weird to me that humans could be the only intelligent beings in this universe. We are so small. Does Allah say that aliens exist? Are there any hadiths or verses in the Quran that ...
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Is my prayer invalid! Condition of being ease?

I was praying after bowing i stand up my one hand was on hair while standing i was making hair correct, and i go to sujood. Is my standing will considered as ease, because being in ease in every ...
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Question regarding Qur'an 5:51

I am confused regarding this verse. I have many friends who are non-muslim, but have helped me in many things, and I have helped them too. Should I break my ties of friendship with them?? In the ...
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Is using lgbt supported services haram?

Salam What if you wanted for example to buy a car from Mercedes Benz, a company that supports lgbt? Would it be haram to buy the car since they support lgbt? Same with for example using Disney+ or ...
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drawing characters that are already created in shows or anything

Is it haram to draw a face or a character or an animal that's from a book or a show or a movie something that's basically already created but you're drawing it on a different canvas your drawing the ...
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Is it haram to have attractiveness as a criteria when marrying someone?

Assalamu Alaikum. So I have a question regarding attraction in Islam. Is it haram, when you’re seeking and wishing to marry someone, to have sexual attraction as a criteria? Because, and this is just ...
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Why does law of attraction work?

If law of attraction works doesn’t it go against God? By using it you are able to get anything you want as long as you believe you can, even if it’s something bad. It worked on so many people ...
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How did the Prophet pbuh wipe his hair in wudu if his hair was long (up to shoulders)?

Assalamu Alaikum, I have trouble with this in wudu because I have a lot of hair that reaches between my earlobes and shoulders so when I wipe my hair with water in wudu backwards and forwards it goes ...
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Thoughts about leaving islam [closed]

I was a born a muslim and turned agnostic for a few years and went back to Islam a few months ago. I told my mom and sister about it and they were really happy for me. I started praying again and ...
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Is this true about Zubair (a companion)

Is it true that prophet Muhammad’s close companion beat his wives? If so, how was he promised paradise? Prophet Muhammad said: Abu Bakr will be in Paradise, ‘Umar will be in Paradise, ‘Usmaan will be ...

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