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

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Permissibility of buying haram food for friends?

Say I’m out with my non-Muslim friends and we go to a restaurant and I volunteer to pay the bill. Since they’re non-Muslim, they would generally eat haram while I eat halal. Would it be a sin if I ...
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What is the ruling with prayer rugs with Islamic pictures?

I saw a Muslim talk about how prayer rugs with the picture of Makkah (i.e. the Ka’ba) and the Prophet’s Masjid is haram because you’re placing these images on the ground (and some might get distracted ...
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Does moving in sujood position to fix your position make it invalid?

I did two Zuhr prayers because I moved to fix my postition but I don't know if that makes a prayer invalid but I just did another prayer just in case and then I was planning to do a third one but then ...
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question about intention to fast

i learned you can make intention to fast once for the whole month so on the third day of ramadan my fast was broken so i learned you can make an intention to fast for the whole month on the 7th day, ...
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How to pray the remaining Units of Witr if i join the witr congregation in 3rd rakah

i would love if you answer my query that is, how should i pray the remaining rakahs of witr if i have joined the witr congregation in the 3rd rakah. Should i raise my hands and recite dua when the ...
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I have something in my neck that ruins my prayer will Allah forgive me?

For a while there has been something in my neck that has been ruining my prayer and I was wondering if I will still get the reward for the prayer.
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Where was Allah when Adam and Eve were in Heaven?

I’m reading the story of Adam and Eve in chapter 7 of the Quran verses 19-22: “...But you and your wife, Adam, live in the Garden. Both of you eat whatever you like, but do not go near this tree or ...
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I need help this is urgent! Pls respond! Pls! pls respond! [duplicate]

When I pray and I get to Surat al Fatihah I keep on repeating al ham and I know it’s al hamdu lillahi rabbil alameen but I keep on repeating it. After some time I get frustrated and I think if this ...
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What happens if you sin before sleeping?

My question is, what would happen to a person if they committed a sin and didn’t repent, but prior to falling asleep, they recited the Shahada? In Islam, if one’s final words are the Shahada, they ...
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Taking Advantage of Allah’s mercy

I’ve watched videos and videos of Islamic motivational videos talking about how merciful Allah is to the sinner. But the thing is, it’s made me feel really guilty and vulnerable. Because I’ve began to ...
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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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When you spit out water during wudu is there water still in your mouth?

I was fasting and then I was taking wudu then I swallowed my saliva but Im confused if I broke my fast or not because I think I swallowed water but also saliva.
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Giving Khateras over Zoom — wearing a headscarf?

Salaam! Ramadan Kareem! I'm a student and I'm supposed to give a khatera for our MSA meeting over Zoom later this afternoon. I don't normally wear the hijab, but do I need to for this?
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Intention of breaking fast

I thought that I would fast the next day before I fell asleep but I woke up late and missed sehri and fajr prayer. I was hungry and had the intention of breaking my fast and intentionally swallowed ...
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How to monitor kid cleaniness after using toilet

How can a parent monitor that their children (kids) are cleaning themselves properly after relieving themselves as kids want to escape or lie about cleaning themselves and till what ages parent should ...
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Semen Stains Remaining On Clothes Even After thoroughly Washing The Garment

My question is about remnants of semen stain that can be clearly seen even after thoroughly washing the garment. There are many times when the semen stains are still visible after washing the garment ...
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I need help this is urgent! Pls respond! Pls respond! Pls! [closed]

When I pray and I get to Surat al Fatihah I keep on repeating al ham and I know it’s al hamdu lillahi rabbil alameen but I keep on repeating it. After some time I get frustrated and I think if this ...
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Should I Fast or not during exams/ while studying for exams?

Ramadan Mubarak I'm a student who, in less than two weeks will be sitting exams deciding which University I get into/if I get into University. Today is the first day of Ramadan and I have not fasted, ...
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I'm a muslim who wasn't tought how to pray and knew nothing until now, but I want to change. How do I start?

I was never tought anything about Islam. I know only the basics, like what's haram and what's not. I feel like it was a mistake that i never prayed and all of it.What do I need to start and how do I ...
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Does Islam allow sexual relations in slavery for a woman? [duplicate]

I know Islam allows sexual relations for a Muslim man and a female slave, but is it prohibited for a Muslim woman to do the same with a male slave? If yes, can you please explain why. Also, does the ...
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Doubts of purity and impurity

Asalamu alaykum. I have this problem with doubts that I would like to clarify. Whenever I wash myself either after urinating or passing stool. The water from private part drips on either my foot or my ...
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What should I do?

In my prayer when I recite Surat al Fatiha i say al hamdu lillaahi rabbil alameen over and over again because I just keep on saying you said it wrong and I keep on repeating al hamdu lillaahi rabbil ...
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Is it haram to have a poster of planets or rockets [duplicate]

I am trying to get a new poster about rockets but someone told me that posters are haram?
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Du'a to get rid of stress

I am going through a lot of stress and anxiety I really need help is there any dua that will 100% remove my anxiety. Pls help!!
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Is it haram to touch any animal with your feet?

My friend was petting a stray puppy with his feet. I told him don't do that. It is considered gunah. Because I heard that someone. But he told me it is not. And he asked me to provide him written ...
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Is paying interest allowed in Islam? How would Muslim navigate western finances, where basically everything has interest?

So I know that being the receiver of interest payments is not allowed in Islam. That said, is paying interest allowed? For example, would a Muslim be able to buy a home with a loan that charges ...
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Doubts of committing kufr

I recently reverted to Islam after leaving for a few years and I’m trying my best to be a good Muslim but I keep getting scared that I did something that is kufr and I’m now out of the fold of Islam ...
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Where can I find a good blog on Averroes

I enjoy learning about the philosophy of Averroes. Averroes was a contemporary of Maimonides (Jewish philosopher), Musa ibn Maymun in Arabic. Both were rationalists and great thinkers. Both lived in ...
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Why is there a different view among scholars on this topic

Salam, I was doing some research and There is a very different opinion about washing clothes in a washing machine. Like if a top got najis and he washed it with other clothes by default it is pure ...
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Is using loudspeaker &microphone for giving azan is allowed in islam?

Is using loudspeaker +microphone for giving azan is allowed in islam?Is there any proof of it given in quran that microphone and loudspeakers can't be used in azan???
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Lying due to a mistake

I applied to a certain place and for this year they made a requirement they had optional, but unfortunately I put yes to it, due to me thinking I might be able to achieve that, but I got lower than I ...
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Does Allah forgive the same sins done numerous times?

Part of forgiveness is to try your best to never repeat the same mistake again. But will Allah keep forgiving the sinner even when he intentionally keeps sinning when they know what they’re doing is ...
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What is the right way to perform corrections in the prayer?

I know about sujud sahw etc. But what is unclear to me is the correct proceeding while praying if one discovered a mistake, let me give some excamples: You stood up for the third rak'a started ...
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How does being in relationship makes it haram?

My question is, is being in a relationship fine if there is nothing haram in it but just a tag. We do nothing haram, nor meet but it's just that there's this relationship tag. Also please let me know ...
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Is it haram to eat/drink from someone who’s unrelated to you?

I know eating/sharing food isn’t haram, but I was wondering if it was haram if say someone who isn’t related to me were to drink from a bottle. Would It become haram for me to drink from that bottle ...
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Is watching teachers of opposite sex in digital learning is also haram?

Is learning digitally through YouTube is haram ? assume I m a girl, I m learning from a male teacher in YouTube. Is that also come under haram?
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Is yelling or screaming while giving islamic lecture permissible?

So i know from my knowledge when imam has to give islamic lecture or khutba, he needs give it normally or nicely. but however in my country Bangladesh, not all but some of the imam or sheikhs give ...
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Is this game shirk or not?

So one month ago I pleaded a game call Dream League Soccer which is a soccer/football game and when the player comes to the field he touches the ground before coming into the field but it is not me ...
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Does laughing at jokes like this take one out of Islam?

My brother isn’t a Muslim like me and he makes jokes a lot. I’m close with him but it’s hard cause he makes these jokes about Islam sometimes and I might laugh on accident or just stay quiet, and I’m ...
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Ruqya in islam, Performing Ruqya by myself [duplicate]

I learnt if a person doesn't ask for Ruqya, then the person will be amongst the people who wouldn't be questioned on the day of judgement, and I know Ruqya actually isn't Haraam. but, if I perform ...
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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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Is crypto future trading halal or haram?

I recently started exploring crypto and noticed that exchange like Binance.com offers future trading on their platform. So I want to know if this is halal or haram? Binance clearly mentioned in their ...
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Is hands free masturbation worse or the same as with hands?

I researched quite a lot into masturbation (not an imam or scholar) and my conclusion on it was makruh. I was wondering if it is worse to not use your hands e.g rubbing it on something. I do not want ...
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question about Allah

I recently converted to Islam. I was born a Muslim but stopped being one for a few years, and now I am again. I’m praying again, reading the Quran sometimes, and trying my best not to sin. This might ...
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Are there any essential acts to perform at a baby's birth?

after your baby's birth, as far as I know that, need to give Adhan baby's ear, some say firstly need to feed honey, doctor say feed milk (Mother). also There are many prejudices in different ...
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Determining if God exists or not now [closed]

How do you determine if God exists or not? Let all the humans jump into the water or travel to outside the Earth, if they all die, then it is a no, and if they do not, then does God exist? Systems ...
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Can we delay salah when you can neither do wudu nor tayammum?

Asalam alikum, We live in a cold place where in winters all the water freezes in the morning until afternoon. So water is available only in the afternoon. Besides we cannot do tayammum as the earth is ...
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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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Eating with those who are eating and drinking haram

I live in a foster family of non-muslims/ non-mahrams and they eat haram and drink haram and I am a Muslim. But there are my two sisters and brother there. My question is if they are drinking and ...
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Rules For Tasbeeh [duplicate]

Are there any specific rules for doing tasbeeh ? Rules specific to - Location at which to perform Posture Situation Or I can perform it anywhere at any time?

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