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

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Unable to pray because of impurity problem

I have a problem which I haven’t told to doctor as it is a odd problem. Basically when I urinate and empty my bladder I am always having dropped dripped off in my under garments when standing up. I ...
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When dua is done to allah [closed]

If someone making dua to complete his wish then he is murdering someone but it is impossible to murdering someone after complete dua then can Allah is die this person.
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say's raw milk that comes from a cow's stomach is clean for the point where people could drink it?

Surah 16 verse 66 says "Surely there is a lesson for you in the cattle: We provide you to drink out of that which is in their bellies between the faeces and the blood - pure milk - which is a ...
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What makes oral sex haraam?

It could be argued some may wish to do anal using a condom what's the problem but we have explicit text in Hadith it is haraam. So why not same for oral? Some may think it's perfectly fine and I'm ...
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Protected oral sex (with condom / dental dam) allowed?

With the objections of particularly the sexual fluids such as vaginal secretions, pre-ejaculate and semen entering the mouth and swallowing do any scholars find oral sex of the man with a (flavoured) ...
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Is it allowed to ask questions politely to the imam during his preach?

I've wondered a long time but never took my courage in both hands to ask a question. And then I just left with my questions and ask them to other muslims who couldn't give me a sufficient answer. So ...
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Can not fulfill Nazr (Vow)

If we vow for any thing and we can not complete this vow for some reason then Allah can take this thing from us towards Allah?
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Life-threatening situations

I wonder what Islam, more specifically the Quran or one of the many hadeeth have to say when it comes to life-threatening diseases. Many muslim people think they have to suffer the illness they're ...
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Quran Surah 13 verse 3 interpretation help? [duplicate]

In the Quran Surah 13 verse 3, it stated "He it is Who has stretched out the earth and has placed in it firm mountains and has caused the rivers to flow. He has made every fruit in pairs, two and two, ...
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Yet another question about Aisha's age [closed]

I'm currently interested in becoming a Muslim but I have some questions which no one at my local Mosque are able to answer sufficiently. First I have to setup the context. First I will define child ...
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Is Football app generates profit is halal?

Assalamualaikum! I am a software engineer. currently, I am working on the mobile game/app development and trying to set game player and content that's not violate Islamic rule about the cartoon. ...
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Does a fast gets break when eating unintentionally? [closed]

Salaam , I was on my fast today but nobody knew it . I just kept it secretly for some specific reason . An hour before the maghrib prayer my mother phoned me and and told me to come to my aunt's house ...
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Which namaz I can done to forgiveness

Please tell me that which namaz is required to forgiveness.beacause in my mind all time negative thought is produced about my family then I ask Allah this thought is accepted or not by using yes and ...
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Is it haram to say ''Oh my lord'' or ''Oh Lord''

I am 12 years old and I said "oh my Lord" AND "OH LORD". Is this considered shirk or am I disrespecting Allah?
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As a Christian can I marry a Muslim in an Islamic Nikah w/o first having 'secular' legal wedding?

I will try to be as short as possible in looking for an answer as I asked so many people but got no clear answer. I’m a Christian and my fiancé is Muslim. We want to do the Islamic wedding. We are ...
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Can I see any part of my wife? [closed]

We have been married many years but because she is conservative and perhaps because she is from a Muslim country she isn't as free with me as I'd like. If I want to look at her breasts and privates ...
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Is triming the pubic hair instead of shaving it allowed? [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatahu. I am confused. This is regarding the fitrah (5). It is mentioned that men should remove their pubic hair by shaving it. My question is can we trim it with ...
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In a haircut can the man's sideburns be trimmed?

As you are commanded to grow the beard does the beard include the sideburns all the way up to the top of the ears? So then the sideburns can't be trimmed to be a bit more tidy? Please clarify.
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Does saying Shahada for first time make one a muslim or do I need to follow all the rules?

I have been learning about Islam these past few months or so and I do believe there is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. If I ever have a question I'll usually try googling it ...
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Do I have to divide my zakat?

I owned around 700 US dollar for 1 lunar year. Now as far as I know, I am obliged to pay the zakat for this 700 dollar which is 2.5% of the amount. Now how should I divide this money for the zakat? ...
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Interpretation of surah 25 verse 53

“God is the one who caused two bodies of water to flow, one palpable and sweet, the other salty and bitter. He placed a barrier between them, a partition that they are forbidden to surmount”. ( ...
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Sleeping between Isha and Tahajjud [duplicate]

If I sleep after praying maghrib (because of my busy schedule) and wake up at night, can I pray Isha and Tahajjud together? I usually try to sleep between Isha and Tahajjud but for the last few days ...
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Is it permitted to go to work after Eid salah?

Is it allowed to go to work after Eid salah or should one take at least part or the whole day off. Evidence from Qur'an and Sunnah and the scholars please. (I live in non Muslim country).
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Is the Islamic representation of God self defeating? [duplicate]

This was an argument formed by a Christian I know. He said "And The Quran is self-defeating for a few reasons: it says the word of God cannot be corrupted, and yet the Bible is, that God is ...
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What is the reason behind Muslim remove foreskin from private part.?

When a new Muslim kid born their parent go to the doctor for removing the foreskin of private part, what is the Islamic history behind it..??
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Extended night time salat mentioned in Quran; Isha, Subh, Layl, fard, Terewih, or Nafila?

I am confused about the night time prayers mentioned in the Quran. From Yusuf Ali's English translation: 073.002 Stand (to prayer) by night, but not all night,- 073.003 Half of it,- or a little ...
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Can we sleep on our left side?

I've heard that sleeping on the left side is haram, but I've also heard that it is just not recommended (can still be done). Please tell me what you know on this topic with authentic evidence.
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Was there ever a society that used only the Muslim calendar?

It is my impression that someone using only the Muslim calendar would find it difficult to figure out whether a given date several years in the future would be during the summer or winter, or how long ...
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What is the mainstream Islamic view of Tasis (incorporation)?

Major Islamic scholar, Ibn Taymiyyah, wrote the book "Naqd at-Ta'sis (Criticism of incorporation)" I have searched for this work but have found nothing freely available on the Internet. I am ...
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Can a teenager who doesn't offer Namaz due to school schedule perform fasting on Ramadan? When Ramadan 2018 begins and ends in Odisha in India?

Can a teenager who doesn't offer Namaz due to school schedule perform fasting on Ramadan? Also, when Ramadan 2018 begins and ends in Odisha in India?
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Is following Saudi for moon sighting a valid opinion?

Can you please cite evidence text or YouTube videos or both for this please. My masjid follows Saudi and I'm in the UK.
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Is it permissible to offer Salah if you have nail polish on?

I wanted to know that if it is allowed to offer Salah while having your nail color on. My question is specific to the permissibility of performing wudu while having nail color on.
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should we or should we not blow on food before eating?

Is it prohibited to blow on your food to make it cool down before eating or should we wait for it to cool down naturally, according to shari'a?
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is it a sin to touch a prayer mat while a women is unclean? [duplicate]

My question is that if it is a sin to touch a prayer mat while menstruating? As i have to do house chores that means i have to touch the prayer mat every single day so does touching a prayer mat ...
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If I perform wudu and then have a shower thoroughly, will it be considered ghusl?

If after doing wudu, I have a shower thoroughly, with soap/shampoo, will it be considered ghusl?
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Is Cupping or Hijama allowed for healthy men or women?

What is the historical backgroung of Cupping or Hijama in islam? Is islam recommended it to all muslims? Only patients are referred for cupping according to sharah? Did our beloved Prophet PBUH ...
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Looking for a statement attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab about how to really know a person

I've at least once heard from Sheikh 'Omar 'Abdulkafi a story he attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab. As it is long ago I've already forgotten the details, but I hopefully can provide enough ...
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Working 12 days on 9 days off fly in fly out - mussafir?

Assalaamalaikum, I work a job where I fly from my home to a city (3 hours flight time) away. Stay there 12 days. Then fly home and stay at home for 9 days. Then repeat. On my 12 days away from home, ...
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What variables cause different Halaal certification bodies in a country?

In the UK, for example, there are at least 10 Halal Certification bodies (HCB). Can you please elaborate on the different issues involved that make a HCB have different requirements?
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How can I tell my non-Muslim brother and his wife that I cannot attend because it's haram due to mixing, alcohol, and music? [closed]

I live in the same house as my non-Muslim brother and his wife; his wedding party we be soon. How can I tell them I cannot attend because it's haram due to mixing, alcohol, and music?
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Was there a zamanu jahilliya(Era of ignorance) after the Prophet (PBUH)? [closed]

I am not that good at Tarikh, Islamic history, but I am concerned with how Islam is so divided more so in this generation. There is a lot of versions of simple things such as how the Prophet (PBUH) ...
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Why muslims are not allow to touch dogs?

So I my neighbor has a dog and it’s very playful. I really want to touch & play with him. But my mother told me muslims do not touch dogs. I asked her why & she said because it’s in Quran. She ...
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What is the difference in practical terms, between one who enters Al-Firdous and one who merely enters Jannah?

Al-Firdous is well-known as being the highest and loftiest part of Heaven (Jannah). A common dua recited, from the sunnah of the Prophet (saw) is: "O Allah, I ask You for al-Firdaws al-A‘la, the ...
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Can a husband and wife do video sex?

If the husband out of country for a job, can the husband and wife do video-sex and masturbation? Is this halal or haram?
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Is it advisable to exercise your back to perfect the rukoo?

Ideally you are supposed to have a level back when you are in rukoo. Is it advisable to exercise your back with stretching / Pilates style exercise and also to lose weight on your stomach so that your ...
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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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Is answering On Islam Stack Exchange can be considered as helping of other Muslims?

I have heared in a video by a scholar that helping a Muslim is good deed than fasting for 1 month , so my question the question and answer we provide here can be considered as help or in that video , ...
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Huge difference between timing of Azan-e-Fajir in normal days and in Ramadan?

As we usually see in Pakistan that In normal days Azan-e-Fajir is recited about 4:30am-5:00am in summers and in winters it ranging 5:45am - 6:00am depending upon the location. But when Ramadan comes, ...
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Is there a hadith describing the importance of sleep?

I am not getting enough sleep due to my praying timing. I finish night prayer at 11:00 pm, then go to sleep at 11:30 and used to wake up at 4:40 am, so I feel tired most of time. Can anyone identify ...
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If I am unable to find qibla, can I offer salat facing towards a direction other than qibla?

If I am unable to find the direction towards Makkah sharif, the qibla, is it okay to offer salat/namaz towards a direction other than qibla?