Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Speaking of waswas?

There is a Hadith that says that Allah SWT will forgive his Ummah whatever crosses their mind so long as they do not speak of it or act upon it. Now my question is, what is considered “speaking” here?...
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Can a muslim stay unmarried [duplicate]

Assalamu alaikum, Can a muslim man stay unmarried in life? Is there any sayings that support this? or contradict this?I was just casually asking, Thanks in advance :)
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Intimacy during menopause

Is it halal or marukh for wife to give orgasm by masterbuation while wife is on menopause (periods) or is it not permitted? I ask because masterbuation is not prohibited (by ur own hands) but if wife ...
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Is it okay to have close friendships with non Muslims?

Assalamualaikum.My sister has some of her friends from different communities and she gets along quite well with them.She is in good friendship with each of them.But my mom, getting some issues with it,...
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Is Allah subjective or objective?

I was believing in Allah objectively praying and leading my intentions and my heart according to all thy divine rules expecting love and light and guidance etc... But when I back to read my reality ...
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Can we pray on something other than a prayer mat?

Obviously prayer mats are the main answer ; But in the case a prayer mat isn't available what else can I use ? ( eg : A mattress. ? )
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Is it necessary to raise the hands up after finishing a rakah?

Should I raise my hands up to ear level after standing up from Sajdah ? I have seen some people do this bit others don't. Is this necessary ?
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Is it haram to do freelance work using our company name [duplicate]

Iam a software developer, currently our company is closed and we have no work.now I got a freelance work from my colleague and he used our company name to get this project.is it haram? please help me.
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When someone greets me with “salaam,” is it more proper to respond “salaam,” or should I respond “as-salamu alaykum”?

I have some Muslim friends and they use different forms of greeting, so I am a little confused. What would be a proper response to "salaam"? When should I use the full "as-salamu alaikum"? When ...
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Please help me understand this Taweez. What is the purpose or use of it

Please help me understand this Taweez. What is the purpose or use of it
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At what age is zakat compulsory? [duplicate]

I would like to pay zakat for all my four children.They dont earn.I earn.So how much should I pay for them and is zakat compulsory for them? 2 of my children earn money through freelancing one is 17 ...
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About sending gifts

If someone gifts me something like a cake and I send the cake to another person , is it wrong in Islam? I don't mean to hurt anyone. Also can you use a gift in a way the other person you think wouldn'...
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Does toothbrush break your fast? [duplicate]

I want to know for maintaining my teeth I need to brush them regularly. I heard there are ways to brush without breaking your fast.
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Reward for not fleeing

I heard if someone who catches the recent corona virus and does not flee from it. He gets a martyr's reward in Islam. It makes sense right?
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Dealing with toxic people in islam

I tripped and hurt someone by accident. He demanded loads of money or jail. In this situation or in any general situation,when you get in trouble is it OK to tell a lie in Islam? If you won't you and ...
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Small children doing crimes [closed]

In reality and legally, punishment for crimes should depend upon the age of a person. If he is a minor, the punishment should be less severe. What happened with me was I was invigilating and some kid ...
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saying alhamdulilah after sneezing in toilet

I know that you need say alhamdulilah after sneezing even if you are in middle of a prayer. But sometimes I sneeze in toilet. But in toilet what I know you are not allowed to say Allah's name. So I ...
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Can I ask Allah to make my mum Muslim [duplicate]

My mum is Christian, can I make dua to Allah to make her Muslim. I have shown many of the errors and contradictions in the bible and proved how the Quran is the word of God by showing the prophecies ...
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is this hadith Sahih and what is it's reference?

The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: There are two qualities, no Muslim man acquires them but he will enter Paradise, and they are simple and easy. He should ...
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Help me In recovering [closed]

Hello Brothers and Sisters, I am writing here as a resort for help. I dont know what to do. months ago i got involved in things I shouldn't have, I had been talking with a guy from my middle eastern ...
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My question is, is it wrong for me to ask my parents to apologize to my friend?

As-salaamu 'alaykum, I have a question about a situation that I'm in. A couple of days ago, I was sick and had a very high fever. A dear friend of mine took care of me and made sure I didn't exhaust ...
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What are the mistakes of women that can not be forgive by allah?

I am a good friend of a girl who is mushlim and she is upset all the time that she did wrong that cannot be forgive by Allah and she did not tell me that what she did wrong and by this she always ...
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Is White Whine Vinegar halaal when it is in food? [duplicate]

I am not sure if white whine vinegar is halaal. I have searched through different websites and some say that it is halaal? Also I am not sure if spirit vinegar is halaal?
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My bones are damaged i cant offer salah

I cant offer prayers normally.Im struggling very hard to even sit and lay down on the bed offering salah.Can anyone help me?
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is it haram to imagine our future sex by speaking with my engaged ? we already decided to get marry but we cannot do this because of quarantine

I am a Muslim and I am about to marry soon inshallah. However, our steps of marriage are so slow. Our family knows that we want to marry but because of some conditions like coronavirus, we cannot get ...
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Pride in the heart

Alhamdulilah I was class topper of my class for a long time and I didnt want to lose my frame. I was making Dua related to knowledge and I remembered this hadith that a person shall not enter jannah ...
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Bad words thoughts about parents

Will Allah punish person who has bad thoughts about parents and cursing thoughts about even if he or she doesn't want to have it. Is it a sin?
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Bad Thoughts about parents

Having bad thoughts or bad words thoughts about parents will Allah punish such person ? Is it a sin?
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If I am wearing dirty clothes, then do wudu, then change into clean clothes, am I considered pure?

For example, I am wearing my clothes and then I farted. Can I continue wearing these clothes while performing wudu and then change into clean clothes after wudu? Will that make e pure? Or should I ...
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Is my salah invalid

I have been having whisper of Satan for along time. Subhanallah now almost fine but while I pray Salah I get some thoughts so I stop reading the surah and think positive about what came into my mind ...
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Muslim husband seeing his child with her mother alone in their home

My husband just found out he had a 1 year old child. The mother is non Muslim. He goes over there to see baby alone. I do not like mother’s dialogue with my husband. She is personal with him and way ...
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Can Muslim Eat Sea Lobster? [duplicate]

I am a Muslim and now living in China. Today My Chinese friend invite to eat lobster. They bought two types lobster. One is so big and they say it is from the sea. And another little from the pond or ...
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Which salat (namaz) among the five times in a day to be performed silently? [duplicate]

Which salat (namaz) among the five times in a day to be performed silently?
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Dealing with elder siblings [closed]

I am an 18yr old Muslim boy. My elder sister always feels she can boss me around. She's just 2 years older than me. Does an elder siblings have any power over a younger sibling?
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Dua getting answered

I made a dua then I became hasty even after knowing that I shouldn't do that I did but I want my dua to get answered. What to do?
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Saying bad words to shaytan

I most of the time abuse and say bad words to satan. When he brings some bad thoughts. Is this permissible?
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This question is regarding Qata Ta'alluqi. Please check the question below:

Assalamu alaikum, I had a fight with my father, left the house and moved to different location, then my father also moved to a different location. I want to patch up with him but he does not want to ...
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Children sinning

If a children sins at the age of 12 but has some sign of puberty is his sins accountable. If did some sins such as disrespecting and saying bad words to parents will Allah forgive him? And some sins ...
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Is spanking myself forbidden in islam?

Sorry for that very private question but: Can i spank myself without the knowledge of any body just because i like spanking and it help me to reduce my passion ?I won’t be seeing or touching myself ...
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How to make up for decades of missed salah, [duplicate]

I have not prayed regularly for decades of my life. I am really trying hard to become regular now, using salah timimg apps. How do I make up for all the thousands of missed salahs?
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Dealing with a toxic father in islam

I have an overdemanding, selfish, abusive(physically and verbally), oppressive, bossy, fornicating and unreligious father. He is a Muslim but doesn't even know how to pray properly. He doesn't fully ...
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Why is marriage so important?

In Islam you cant have relationships out of marriage because it may lead to Zina. Why cant there be any love or relationships outside marriage? Lets say that you are completely devoted to someone and ...
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I don't know Arabic Is it okay to read Quran in my language? [duplicate]

When I was little, my father taught me how to read the quran. I had never understood what it really says. Is reading in Arabic more important than understanding what the quran says? My father says ...
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What is the meaning of tawqeef and ijtihad of sahabah? [duplicate]

I would like to know the meaning of the expressions tawqeef, and ijtihad of sahabah in the context of the quote below. There's a kind of difference of opinion on whether the names of the surahs ...
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Doing miswak and coronavirus [closed]

Can I do miswak five times before every prayer nowadays. Because they're saying not to touch anything or bring it your mouth and other organs.
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Is investment in digital gold Halal?

If someone wants to buy digital gold or wants to invest in a commodity mutual fund which invests in gold, for short term or long term, until he makes some good profit, then can he do that? Is it ...
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Are you allowed to cry because of how beautiful the Quran is?(In Salat)

are you allowed to cry because of how beautiful the Quran is?*(In Salat) because of how beautiful the signs and meanings are?
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Acquisition fee is haram

Is this haram in Islam that are shown in above picture by circle?
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HELP, URGENT!!! PLEASE RESPOND!

I exposed my sins and sometimes foolishly I expose others too if I sincerely repent to Allah. Can i still have my sins concealed on the Day of Judgement. I cannot stop thinking!
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What is it like to mention Allah aloud after praying inside the mosque? (zikr o llah)

Today I’m with some of my friends which belongs to very Islamic cultural background, while talking about sharia one of my friend tell us that to recite wazaif ( tasbihat) is not good. I’m surprised ...

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