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

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About St.John of Damascus [closed]

I have read St.John of Damascus say that Muhammad(pubh)ruled“If a husband divorces his wife irrevocably, he cannot after that remarry her until she is married to another husband and he has divorced ...
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If I have skin problem that doesn’t allow me to take shower,do I still have to take shower after inter course? [closed]

Do I need to take shower after sex if I have skin problems
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Sharing how much one earn with spouse?

In indo-pak culture, there is a lot of parenting advice not to share expenses/pay with your wife. What does Islam say about it? Should one tell his pay to his parents? In my experience my mom is ...
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Working on websites with some haram content

I am a web developer and part of my job is that an agency hires me to develop websites for businesses. But sometimes, those websites have paragraphs related to the LGBT community. I already told them ...
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Do Christians and Jews, who lived, before Islam was founded go to Jannah?

I've been trying to find an answer to this question because at the start of a surah- I forgot which one I think it was backarah or al-Imran- it said that Jews and Christians will be rewarded but then ...
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Is fairness a part of Islam?

Is a muslim fair if he: He respects elders and not younger people He has mercy on younger people and not elders He only gives love to the ones he prefer, and not to the people who deserve it He only ...
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Takbeer and Rafa Yadain

What is Takbeer and Rafa Yadain? Why we raise our hands till our ears to say Allahu Akbar. What this gesture symbolizes?
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How long after sunset, before I can open my windows?

It's Sunnah to close and lock windows and doors after sunset. Is there a set time after sunset when it becomes ok within the Sunnah to re-open them?
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how can I perform wudu & salat easily?

Assalamualaikum. I am a young muslim. I have trouble with salat and wudu. It has been better than before, but I still take long, and taking long is my main problem. I take long in wudu because of how ...
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Understanding the recent incident over Nupur Sharma statement from authentic & religious people in this group [duplicate]

Gist of the issue: Regarding the nupur sharma incident, it is said she just mentioned what was in the Quran. So if that's the case then why there's so much backlash? What was wrong from her part? ...
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T-shirt Gift for Egyptian Muslim Co-worker? [closed]

I am in the United States and manage a team of data scientists, one of whom is a Muslim woman originally from Egypt. She wears a hijab (or an Al-Amira...I am not sure the difference). I would like to ...
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There is a women who is not muslim but she believes in one god and also everything else that islam has , but also respect other religions [duplicate]

There is a women who is not muslim but she believes in one god and also everything else that islam has , but also respect other religions,against idol worship and practices none religion. Can she be ...
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Will my fast still count if I had thoughts on breaking it?

I was feeling extreme thirst while fasting today. I did not feel sick but I woke up only one hour before suhoor and I did not get to drink that much water. I had thoughts about breaking my fast to ...
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What should I do to get rid of the burden of debt when I've forgotten all the necessary info. about the lenders to repay?

During my not practicing islam, I did some serious/deadly sins, of them Debt is in the top and the frightening problem is that I forget the lenders information totally! Now I'm Alhamdulillah a ...
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Work as an radiologist

Can I work as an radiologist? There is taking x rays of body parts,CT scans so would that be ok if patients are women becuase you cant pick only to treat men.
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What does Islam say about receiving oral sex between unmarried couples? What about same gender?

I want to ask you about some questions me and my friends were arguing about. What is the Islam opinion about receiving oral sex (opposite sex) not married? Also, what is the Islam opinion about ...
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What exotic animals can you eat and how are you ordained to kill them in the wild for example?

السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ Forgive my lack of foundation regarding this matter. So I know that the animals that are part of the an-na'am are camels, cows, goats and sheep ...
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Is it permissible if I pay to advertise for dawah on my social media?

I am managing a dawah page on social media alhamdulillah I have been able to share on my social media however I want to invite more people to our beautiful deen. I hope to do this by advertising my ...
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Is the water that goes a bit inside the (male) private part during istinja and comes out considered pure?

If water goes inside the (male) private part a little bit (but not too deep inside) while you are doing istinja, and you are confirmed that it went inside, and then it came out, is that water ...
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Are there any duas that will make my particular problem go away?

(This is question is intentionally left vague as it is meant to provide canonical answers to a wide class of questions.) I have a very particular problem that has been bothering me. Even if I prayed ...
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Can you compare something on earth to something in heaven?

This is a question a very intelligent friend of mine is asking. Abdul Basit's voice is described as "Voice of Heaven," is that allowed in islam? Is it halal to imagine heaven?
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Mom's Belongings After Her Death

Assalam o Allaikum everyone. This question is from a very dear friend of mine and I'll narrate as she did to me: "My mom recently died. We are 4 sisters in total and our father is still alive. ...
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I was sleeping suddenly I woke up after couple of seconds I got ejaculation I didn't got any erection or sexual fantasy. Will my ghusl break by this

I was sleeping suddenly I woke up and after some seconds I got a ejaculation I wasn't erected nor have a desire it was on it's own. Will my ghusl break?
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Consequences of the Innovators in the hereafter?

My grandfather had lead his whole life by practicing incorrect islamic laws and especially innovation. Recently he has afflicted with various old age diseases and waiting for death. My question is, ...
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Ruling on Keeping beard for the sake of beauty and giving charity for being merciful?

We know that keeping the beard is obligatory. [1]What if someone is keeping the beard for the sake of beauty, meaning, with beard he looks better than shaved face, so he keeps beard for that reason, ...
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If stains/traces of madhiy remain on garment after sprinkling water over it, does it matter?

We know that if we sprinkle a handful of water over madhiy on a garment, it is sufficient according to the most authentic opinion. But I have a doubt. If stains or traces of madhiy still remain after ...
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If madhiy comes out before semen is ejaculated, and then semen is ejaculated, is the semen mixed with madhiy considered najis?

If madhiy comes out before the ejaculation of semen, and then semen is ejaculated, and then the semen mixes with the madhiy, is the semen mixed with madhiy considered to be pure or najis? I'm of the ...
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Why do a child suffer because of their parents deeds? [closed]

Assalamu'alaikum, I was wondering this for long time. I suffered because of my parents ignorance since childhood, they denied to provide necessary things,they just provided me least minimum survival ...
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Can a muslim girl take her education from a non-mahram male teacher?

Can a muslim girl take her education in-person from a non-mahram muslim or non-muslim male teacher by attending his classroom? Here in my region this is norm and the parents and the girls doesn’t even ...
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Does swallowing something inedible invalidate salah?

I was praying earlier and I had the feeling that there was something like hair in my mouth, I’m not sure though. There was just a weird feeling against my cheek. Then after I finished, the feeling ...
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Is the prayer of a person valid who doesn’t recite Surah al-Fatiha in the silent raka't?

Imagine a man who brought up in a {so called (in fact they follow their whims & desires)} Hanafi family. And he offers his prayer like them meaning for instance he doesn’t recite the opening ...
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Why would a person being brought up with a belief that is against the Creator's Will when we as muslim don't have to deal with such a situation?

It is an extreme fact that very few people of other faiths are seen to convert to Islam. This means that converting to Islam is a little harder than usual for those of us who were born into a muslim ...
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Going direct into Sajood after qiyam

I was in fajr praying in a mosque today and in second Rakat the prayer leader said Takbir and everyone went direct into sujood. After takbir again everyone came back in qiyaam and continued the prayer ...
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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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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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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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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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