Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Namaz without understanding its meaning?

I was molested in teenage and who did it made me do things and got me addicted and since then I had been masturbating, I tried to get rid of it but couldn't. 24 years later I think I could and I had ...
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Accumulated zakaat money

My sister in law need money to build house. Can I accumulate the zakaat money of this year with next year so I can give her on next year to solve her problem in one go. Is it permissible.
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Doing good and bad deeds simultaneously(same time). Are they both accepted or it is a must not to sin at that particular moment you do that good deed?

Salaam aleikum. If someone does simultaneously (or at the same time) a good and a bad deed. Example: One individual simultaneously listens to quran, makes dhikr, la ilaha ilallah, Astagfirullah, ...
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Is it haram to have god in youre gamertag

I got signed for an org with the name god in it is it haram to have that in you’re gamer tag with no meaning at all its called god tier ?
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Is going (simply going as a tourist) to temples or churches or christian masses, shirk or kufr?

Is going (simply going as a tourist) to temples or churches or christian masses, shirk or kufr. Also, to what extent can a Muslim participate in the practices of other faiths. **Assuming the Muslim ...
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Do women have to cover their feet, hands and face?

I have been trying to look for the answer to this but can’t really find it. If you know please provide evidence from authentic Hadith or the Quran. This is just my opinion but leaving the feet,hands,...
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Is it halal to skip pray if I am sick or poor?

Imagine a person who has no access to hot water. Now this person has to endure cold to pray, and the other person can easily pray with hot water. How is it fair for cold water person to endure such a ...
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Are pictures of pigs OK?

If we had an icon on a software GUI that looked like a piggy bank would that be OK or is there a risk that some people would be offended by it?
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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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Should Muslim women observe the hijab if it is safer for them not to?

Quran 33:59 “ O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer garments. That is more suitable that they will be ...
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Niyat for jummah fard Arabic intention

Can someone tell me the niyat in Arabic for jummah? Like fajr fard is nayatun ossalaliyah lilala he... etc I know it’s supposed to be said in the heart but us bengalis verbalize it in Arabic
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Doing salah in a hurry as if the departure train has arrived. Are we punished for acts of worship that we do with bad quality?

Salaam alejkum. We know that we are punished for sins like shirk, gambling, theft, adultery, backbiting, usury etc... because there are overwhelming arguments from the quran and sunnah. But the big ...
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Where should i pray Sunnah rakat? at Home or at Mosque? [duplicate]

I know it's not compulsory, but i want to do it as prophet Mohammad(SAW) used to do. If i should pray Sunnah at home, what is the benefit of praying Sunnah at home than mosque? Should I Pray only Fard ...
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Praying sitting down

Salam alykum, I am an over the road truck driver which means I’m inside my truck 4 to 5 days a week. My question is can I pray sitting down inside my truck? My truck has a low roof and I can’t stand ...
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Can I create a fantasy story about Muslims on other planets?

I'm trying to make a fantasy story with Islamic teachings in it. It involves many planets populated with Muslims... however the Qiblah (Direction of where the Ka'bah is) is still the same. So as in, ...
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Cleaning after urination?

After urinating I clean my penis with toilet paper and wash it with water. Recently I noticed that after cleaning it with toilet paper small amount of urine appears at the top of it, it is so small ...
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What are the names of sahabas who were ashra-mubashra [duplicate]

I want to know the complete names of sahabas who were known as ashra-mubashra. Anyone who knows about it can tell here. Thank you
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Confusion on Imam leading the prayer

Salam, I am a 2nd yr HS student in the US. In my school, we have this place of prayer where we all gather around to Pray. It led by one of our students who takes the role of the Imam. Usually in ...
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Are corporate doctors sinful?

In today's capitalistic world, many professionals work in a corporate setting where the bottom line is to make more profit for the shareholders. In the medical field, we have many corporate ...
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Does grave sand eating gives sense of calm?

Today I was with my wife at her mother grave, as it’s been less than a week my wife cries a lot but while we were at her mother grave and crying, her neighbor told her to eat the sand/clay from the ...
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What age to bring kids to graveyard

My son grandma passed away and he is 3 years old. I wanted to ask what age should we bring kid to grave yard as there is a dispute in my family and I know that 3-4 is too small to bring them here. ...
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Is Etoro Halal?

They have an Islamic account as well : https://www.etoro.com/customer-service/islamic-account/ My doubt is mainly around CFDs (contract for differences).
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Can I exchange notes to coins but for a lower amount?

There are situations when we are need of coins. At times,some touts like to take advantage of the situation and take a fee to the exchange from us. For example: For a bill of $10, they return only $9....
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Dhikr isn't giving me dramatic improvement in all spheres of life. Why not?

I have tried many kind of dhikrs with the exception of reading Quran in Arabic because I don't know the language. I have said thousands of times estagfirullah, la ilahe ilallah etc. Sometimes I feel ...
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Why is this difference in order of namaz and fasting?

During the time of a woman's period she is allowed not to read the namaz and the namaz of that time she has not to read later too. But If a woman leaves a fasting during her periods, she has to fast ...
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Take interest and give away stuff instead [closed]

If I have 300 USD of interest in cash and a jewellery of 300 USD from halaal money, if I need cash right now, can I give the jewellery to charity instead and take the interest money?
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Being friends with non-muslims who speak/do haram

I recently had a change of mindset and lifestyle and now I'm doing my best to practice Islam and worship Allah but before all of this I made a lot of non-muslim friends (because I live in Europe) that ...
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Dealing in Interest while Living in a Non-Muslim Country

If a person lives in a country which has an interest based banking system then is he not allowed to work in any company or institution then? As all companies will comply with the government rules ...
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What is debt in islam?

Is debt just a money or it is any object we took from someone? For example when I was kid about 11 years old, sometimes I took from my friends games. Now I have some games which are not mine but I don'...
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What is number of possibilities of cases in Inheritance can occur while distributing inheritance according to the Quran?

Many books have been written on Islamic rules of inheritance. I am curious to know what could be number of possibilities of cases in inheritance distribution
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Is this bid'ah? Is this allowed [duplicate]

Selam alejkum. One individual wants to make every single day 1000 dhikrs with the thought that it is practical and will be helpful to him in the afterlife and this world. For this reason every single ...
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Will it be haram to earn money by lying while negotiating a (buying) deal

I know it's haram to lie. My question is more complicated than just lying to earn money. What if I want to see if the other person is giving me a reasonable price and to do that I lie that I am ...
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Is it halal to become a plastic surgeon in the modern world?

Asslamualikum, Dear Brothers / Sisters, I am doing medical and wanted to know weather I can choose plastic surgery as my specialty. In the modern day plastic surgery can also be used to beautify ...
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Differences Within Religion [closed]

As-salamu alaykum brothers and sisters of Islam. I had query something that is dividing my friends and making them lose their bonds so i humbly request to be tolerant and impartial in your opinions ...
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Is writting fiction novel Haram in Islam?what about writting romance genre?

I intend to write a dark,you know,a tragedy story.Therfore there will be for sure bad guys in my story.There will be violence and bad language used.A lot of bad things will happen to the MC(main ...
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What should I do as an employee

If an employee caught by me stealing money from the savings money and he said that I was expecting to put it tomorrow.what should I do as a honest employee?
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Reading sunnat prayers and its importance

I have heard some people said that sunnat prayers are a must after each/after each salah. What is the ruling about reading sunnat and why people says that reading Jummah (friday prayer) Sunnat and ...
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Can I change my eye colour temporarily?

I was wondering if I could lighten my eyes using honey and then get them to be from brown to a blue then change them back to brown using surgery when I'm older.Is that possible?
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Why do people fall in and out of religion?

There are some Muslims (including myself) who are religious for some time and then slowly fall out of the religion and then go back to being religious and so on... It's like a cycle. Does this mean ...
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Applying medicine in mouth will invalidate the fast?

If someone have mouth infection and apply medicine in mouth and throw that medicine outside than it will invalidate fast?
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Correct method of “sajda” for women

What is the exact method of sajda for women. Many people are confused for this. Many ladies put their elbows down and some do not put. Some Muslim scholars recommend that it's not mendatory to put ...
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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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why is the salah area for men and women same in makkah?

As it is prohibited in Islam for women to offer prayer in front of men then why it is allow in makkah that both men and women offer prayer in same area?
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Is it right to offer prayer with naked neck for women?

i have heard from some one that rolling of hair on head (making jura) and make naked neck is not right for women while offering prayer?
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Is zakat obligatory on divided gold?

If someone have distributed the gold into his children and children are unmarried than he is supposed to give zakat on that gold or not?
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Is it right or wrong to give answer to “Azaan” while in washroom?

Today this happened to me that i was in washroom and there is a call from prayer and i don't have any knowledge about what to do now.. Is it right if i give answer to Azaan in washroom? Thanks for any ...
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Fazaail of “GHUSAL”

What is the "fazeelat" of "Ghusal". How to perform it's "fraiz"? What to do if a person don't know the is "farz" on him/her? Thanks.
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Is it includes in gunnah/sin to have no knowledge about any matter/work and perform that work on our own desire?

Sometimes, I have no knowledge about any specific work or matter in Islam. Then I perform that work according my own desire. For example, I know the rules of performing wudu. If I don't perform it ...
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Bitting of nails during fast

I have a habit of bitting nails.I listen that during fasting is a person bite nail, the fast breaks. is it correct or not?
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Can a person stop the undigested wastes inside him and in that condition is it correct to offer the prayer?

Sometimes, after making wudu for salat and come from the bathroom, then suddenly I feel uncomfortable because my body wants to waste off undigested food from it. But I can not go again because I am in ...