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Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Which suras or ayas are good/recomended to recite when I'm down?

Sometimes I feel in University presentations that people are unjust to me, even before I tryed so hard and the differences are obvious (from other works), people sometimes think that we are the super-...
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How does one have true faith?

I am having many doubts regarding Islam, but I want to have true faith. How does one know when he has true faith? Is certainty necessary for it?
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Decision taken by order of parents

If mother says to do any work with one way and father says to do other ways but the work is same. what should be done the children to keep the respect of parents?? And also to keep the respect of ...
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Is wearing Christmas jumper forbidden?

Near Christmas the offices in Europe has Christmas jumper day. Is it allowed to wear something like Christmas jumper? I know it’s just a jumper but the fact it is “Christmas” and sort of participate ...
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What is the award for non-Muslim on their best deeds?

As we are Muslim Allah anounced award for our each good deeds like jannah for good people but if the non-Muslim is same and doing good deeds like he is helping others he is not telling alie he is ...
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is our sadaqa accepted if we gave our sadaqa to professional beggers?

we live in a society where we have some time no idea about actually needy people and gave our sadaqa to some time professionl beggers as my concern I gave them my sadaqa to any begger because of ...
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Does using urinals make bathing compulsory?

I live in Europe and sometimes I use urinals, I am getting better at praying and getting to know my religion better. As the bathroom was full I had to use the urinal. My question is if one can simply ...
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Ruling About Video Gaming Business

AOA, We are marketing company and some game companies approach us to promote their games, we get paid after their promoting games and game companies also get satisfied for example. We promote/...
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What's the exact time for the nail cutting?

The people says that cannot cut the nail in the night time.But i think that in past their are no lights and now there are to many lights.The people can easily cut their nails.Please tell me the ...
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Rules and regulations of property distribution in case of religious changing

If someone changed his/her religious what will be the criteria of distribution of inheritance property?? Is it will be changed according to previous religious or current religious??
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Is this considered as belief in Omens?

A man proceeds to do something, and something negative happens (for eg : he gets hurt or his t shirt tears etc) He takes this as a sign to not proceed to do that particular thing because he takes it ...
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Found money on the running road …Is it Haram to use it? [duplicate]

When I was on my way to play football game towards ground in the evening ..I found some amount of money on the running road that touches our ground . I don't know who is the owner of that amount so ...
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What does “Yarhamukallah” mean?

When someone sneezes, we often say “Yarhamukallah”. What does the “Yarhamukallah” actually means? Is there any restrictions to not to say “Yarhamukallah” to someone or we always should answer this ...
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Is watching movies or dramas is haram?

as we watch movies or drama so in Islam it is considered as haram. I am very confused because we watch daily a drama.
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Is it Haram to work online? [closed]

Many people is working on internet working website by sitting in home on computer they earn money . Is it Haram or halal to work on internet ?
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can I pray zohar and asar prayer combined or should pray qaza?

I am at university when there is time of zohar but free at that time but at the time of asar I AM THERE AT class and unable to offer prayer and when my class become over there is no time of asar so ...
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Is it haram for women to use steel blades to shave hair?

There is a concept among muslim women that they cannot use steel blades for removing hair, some might say it is haram. So even removing hair is painful e.g through waxing is it fine unless it is not ...
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Praying in front of a mirror

Is it permisible to pray salah in the room with mirrors ? as it is not allowed to pray salah in the presence of pictures than what is the ruling on pray salah in front of mirror ?
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What are the boundaries of obeying parents?

If one's parents are sinners, how can that person obey them ? What are the boundaries of obeying parents ?
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Seeking waseela from dead grand parents and “peer”

Assalam Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I met a "Muslim" who was very zealous about his 'Qadriyya' Sufi Silsila. He said he seeks waseela from his dead grand parents, his peers, and from the Holy ...
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What should one do when he makes fake promise of Allah?

One of my relative did fake promise of Allah in court that he lives in Islamabad.but his intension is just to get out of this situation.Now what should he do?Is there any kafara?
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In islam who is martyred between indian muslim soldiers and pakistani muslim soldiers?

There are muslim soldiers in india who are also on border and on the Pakistan border they are also muslim soldiers so who gets martyred when they fires on each other between indian muslim soldier and ...
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How to express condolence to a person stricken by calamity and how to adequatly answer?

During our lifetime we encounter usually a couple of happy and sad incidents like that of the death of a beloved person or that of a relative. And as we are informed from the sunnah: “The ...
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Magrhib & Isha Qasr

Assalamu alaikum I am a musafir, i want to know how to Qasr a Magrhib during Isha time and how many rakaat and what will be my intention Thank you
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Is it mandatory to show intention of business?

Asslam O Alaykum, Dear Gentelmen/women, I have intention to do business, but in start i am not disclosing it to people. I just say that I bought item "a" for X price. If someone likes to buy then i ...
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How can we check sincerity in our deeds?

The individual should keep his intention (niyyah) in mind and correct it before doing any deed.how can we do that ? As the messenger of Allah (S.A.W) say; "verily actions are by intention". So what ...
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Can women wear panjtan pak name stone ring?

My friend gifted me a stone and the names of panjtan pak (The meaning of the word “Panjtan” is “five people”, and those are meant to be Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) , Hazrat Hassan (RA), Hazrat Hussain(RA) ...
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Facts about schizophrenia; Is the sufferer still accountable?

Are those who suffer from mental disorders such as schizophrenia no longer accountable for prayer and other obligatory duties ? Is there any hadith for satisfying the answer of this question ?
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Can i pray zuhr and asr as jama and qasr at the time of fajr? [duplicate]

I am a student. At the time of exam, I travel for 2 hours and as soon as I reach my destination I have to start my examination of 3 hours duration and after that I have to travel back home which takes ...
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Which should be preferable. To obey the father or to fast?

I am asking this question on the bahalf of a muslim sister. She is 26 years old unmarried girl and fast regularly on Monday and Thrusday. But her father wants to limit it to one day only. If she go ...
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Can I kiss or hug my friend's wife who is like a sister to me?

My wife and I have a family friend (consisting of husband, wife and two kids). My relationship with my friend's wife is very precious and I have no intention of sin. We are like sister and brother to ...
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Does A woman has a right on her husband for providing a separate house?

As from many Hadith and sunnah it is prove that man should provide a separate room to his wife.Can a woman has right on her husband that he provide him a separate house on her demand ,if he is ...
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What do Islam say about mercy killing?

i want to know what Islams says about mercy killing. Does Islam allow killing someone who is very ill, in order to stop them suffering any more pain or it is forbidden in Islam.
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How to deal with papers on which Allah's name is mentioned?

What is the sharia's ruling about personal names found in newspapers etc that include either the Prophet's name or Allah's name (Abdullah, AbdulHadi,Muhammad Qasim). How may these papers be disposed ...
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If there is a man who is a non muslim but he spends his whole life serving humanity and doing good deeds. Will he still go to hell? [duplicate]

If there are two persons. One is muslim and other one is non muslim. Then non muslims spends his whole life doing good deeds and never hurting humanity will he still go hell after death? And the other ...
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If a women strictly follows the all rules of Islam but a task is assigned to her as deliver audio lecture on social media Is it permissible?

If a women wear veil during studies but if a task is assigned to her i.e: to upload audio lecture on social media then Is it permissible that she can deliver audio lecture on social media. and If it ...
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what is punishment for blasphemy in Islam and how can we stop it? [duplicate]

A person who is blasphemous and stand with his words, i mean no sign of regression whatever he said and he keep on doing that then what would be the solution of that person according to Islam. How we ...
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If it is to hard for one to avoid smoking during fast than What is the expiation of it?

Many people not fast only because they cannot stop them self from smoking.what should be done in such a cases, Should they fast and pay a penalty for it?
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What should be my attitude when I see conflict in science and Islam at some point? [closed]

Narrated by Abu Dhar: The prophet asked me at sunset,"Do you know where the sun goes(at the time of sunset)? "I replied, "Allah and His Apostle know better." He said,"it goes(i.e travels) till ...
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Can women use hair threading machine?

Nowadays hair threading machines for women are also available in market.Can women use these machines to remove hair from her face and from other parts of body.? Is there any restriction according to ...
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What are the criteria for social intercourse with non-Muslims? Is it permissible for a Muslim state to be business or strategic partners with them?

What are the criteria for social intercourse with non-Muslims.can we do business with jews or christan is it true for muslim according to Islam? O believers! Take not for friends My and your enemies, ...
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Did Sahaba (Ra) eat 3 meals a day?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Prophet Muhammed (Saw) said that the worst vessel to fill is one's stomach. (Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2380) Keeping that in mind, Did the Sahaba* or the ...
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Is circumcision compulsory for those who want to convert to Islam? What's the Shia perspective?

According to Shia Islam, is it compulsory for a male person to get circumcised before converting to Islam? Or is circumcision included in the process of conversion to Shia Islam?
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How can I enjoy wearing a hijab, start praying Fajr etc.?

I have come to that point in my life where I actually feel stuck. I have come to the realization that no matter how hard I work, there will always be something of this worldly life that I can’t have. ...
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What is the teaching of Islam about paying tax to the state if one is paying zakat on his belongings?

Are taxes are acceptable in Islamic state and if yes than what is the teaching of Islam regarding a person which is paying zakat but not paying state tax??
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Settling debts of a person died?

Assalmu Alaikum My name is Ashfaq Aboobacker I am writing this to check what is the advice when a person die and he has personal / individual debts to be settled as well as the bank loan. We talk ...
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Is it okay to send blessings to a relative by watching is grave online?

If a relative has been buried in another country, is it okay to use technology by sending someone to the grave and then watching the grave using a service say WhatsApp and give blessings?
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Rewarding the person who helps catch a thief, Islamic or not?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a scenario where a Muslim has something of his stolen, and another Muslim brother comes along and informs him of the thief and his whereabouts and gives a ...
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Forced marriage

Assalamu alaikum I said yes to a proposal from a guy a couple of months ago. He is deendar prays and appeared to be of good character. We are supposed to get married next month. We started chatting ...
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Selling Musical Instruments and Comic Books

Assalamu Alaikum to My Brothers in Islam, Can a Muslim who unfortunately in his Jahaliyyah past owned Musical instruments and comic books, sell them now in order to use whatever money gained from ...