Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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ZamZam water effects

Salamo3alaykom; I'd like to ask about certain effects of ZamZam water. Now of course it's known to be a blessed water, however I'd like to ask whether it improves certain human features such as ...
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Confusion on Iman 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 Iman. Usually in ...
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what hairstyle for wadhu on long hair?

Salam to all* I really wish to know if hairstyle matters for whudu especially for long hair.I wear my hair up in a bun usually for wadhu. Should the hair be in a braid/ponytail easier for wadhu? ...
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How should we act with bad people in islam?

How should we act toward those who act inappropriately, who harm people of the society and who do bad deeds in the community?
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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 hospitals ...
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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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Making video and picture of grave

There is a trend that has boomed in popularity that for deceased people’s relative in another country people make video of burial as well as picture of grave after burial. As this is some what a ...
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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 $...
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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 ...
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Can she give the zakaah of her wealth to her brother who is sponsored by her father?

My brother got married about a year ago and is expecting a baby soon. Is it permissible for me to give him the zakaah of my wealth to help him with the expenses for the baby? Please note that he ...
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If the husband disappears without a trace, who is obliged to spend on his wife?

What should a wife do if her husband has abandoned her but she wants to remarry? By this, I mean that a husband has disappeared without a trace and has been gone for a year. He has not left any ...
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Is women hair cutting prohibited in Islam? [duplicate]

I have searched but didn't get any exact answer that, Are women allowed to cut hairs in Islam? Only cutting of hairs from bottom is prohibited? Or to make hairs like boy cut is prohibited?
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It is allowed in Islam for women to remove unnecessary hairs from face like beard?

some women have beard on there faces due to any hormonal problem or reaction of a medicine. so is it allowed in Islam to remove that unnecessary hairs from face or not?
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Drinking of Cold drinks/ fuzzy drinks ( coke, sprite etc) in Islam [duplicate]

As we know, alcohol is HARAAM in Islam. Their is no permission to drink at least 0.1% of alcohol because it is totally Haram and forbidden in Islam. But during manufacturing of cold drinks or fuzzy ...
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Is there a dua for when someone repeatedly vandalizes my car cover?

I park my car right at the side of my house and cover it. The previous year some one allegedly cut the cover and broke the side mirror intentionally and ran away. Last night they tried to do the same,...
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Dripping urine on paints during sneezing

I have a problem that I think most of the women have. During sneezing due to force of sneeze some drops of urine came out on the pants. When I am at home then I change my pants for offer salat but ...
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Can I recites Quran Pak on mobile phone or any other electronic device in crowd? [duplicate]

As I am a student and I have to go for my classes in the early morning. In the Holy month of Ramadan I wanted to reciting the Quran on daily basis 4 to 5 times. But as the tough schedule it becomes a ...
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What does Islam says about the praying of crippled person?

In our daily life there are a number of people who have health issues and some are also disabled. They are having difficulties in walking, sitting or in some cases standing. As a Muslim we know that ...
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What is the commandment about women veil on working place?

As a student and working lady we have to interact with a number of people even men in our everyday routine. If a women veil but cannot wear gloves for whole day because of it's working situation. As ...
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Do i need to pay debt i loaned as a kid

When i was a kid, about 10 years and didn't know about islam and about debt I was buying something and I didn't have enough money, I needed about 0.50$ so I asked to buy a thing and then I will give ...
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How to perform mandatory ghusal while fasting?

I know that there are three parts of mandatory ghusal(ghusal after nightfall or nocturnal emission) 1)rinse water into mouth 2)taking water into nostrils 3)passing water over whole body Please let ...
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Using commode easy/simple way? [closed]

I am south asian and my age is 29 We almost always use indian style toilet seats I am sorry. My question may seem inappropriate But it is very important and common problem and i am very confused ...