Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Regarding extraterrestrial beings

It seems kind of weird to me that humans could be the only intelligent beings in this universe. We are so small. Does Allah say that aliens exist? Are there any hadiths or verses in the Quran that ...
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Is my prayer invalid! Condition of being ease?

I was praying after bowing i stand up my one hand was on hair while standing i was making hair correct, and i go to sujood. Is my standing will considered as ease, because being in ease in every ...
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Question regarding Qur'an 5:51

I am confused regarding this verse. I have many friends who are non-muslim, but have helped me in many things, and I have helped them too. Should I break my ties of friendship with them?? In the ...
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Is using lgbt supported services haram?

Salam What if you wanted for example to buy a car from Mercedes Benz, a company that supports lgbt? Would it be haram to buy the car since they support lgbt? Same with for example using Disney+ or ...
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drawing characters that are already created in shows or anything

Is it haram to draw a face or a character or an animal that's from a book or a show or a movie something that's basically already created but you're drawing it on a different canvas your drawing the ...
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is it haram to put your pronouns in your bio on instagram?

I am a straight Muslim female, so is it okay to put she/her in my Instagram bio?
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Is it haram to have attractiveness as a criteria when marrying someone?

Assalamu Alaikum. So I have a question regarding attraction in Islam. Is it haram, when you’re seeking and wishing to marry someone, to have sexual attraction as a criteria? Because, and this is just ...
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Why does law of attraction work?

If law of attraction works doesn’t it go against God? By using it you are able to get anything you want as long as you believe you can, even if it’s something bad. It worked on so many people ...
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How did the Prophet pbuh wipe his hair in wudu if his hair was long (up to shoulders)?

Assalamu Alaikum, I have trouble with this in wudu because I have a lot of hair that reaches between my earlobes and shoulders so when I wipe my hair with water in wudu backwards and forwards it goes ...
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Thoughts about leaving islam [closed]

I was a born a muslim and turned agnostic for a few years and went back to Islam a few months ago. I told my mom and sister about it and they were really happy for me. I started praying again and ...
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Is this true about Zubair (a companion)

Is it true that prophet Muhammad’s close companion beat his wives? If so, how was he promised paradise? Prophet Muhammad said: Abu Bakr will be in Paradise, ‘Umar will be in Paradise, ‘Usmaan will be ...
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Do I need to make up these fasts/prayers?

I have been fasting but I skipped my prayers for a few days out of laziness and due to some personal things going on. I regret doing this and I just want to know if I need to make up the fasts and ...
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Was Zoroaster a prophet of Allah?

I have just recently heard about Zoroastrianism. I was curious to see what it was and surprised because a lot of the beliefs are similar to Islam for example monotheism, heaven/hell, prayer in a ...
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Can I continue fasting if I ate something after missing Suhoor?

I was unable to wake up for suhoor and as soon I woke up, I realized it was already Fajr time. I quickly took a sip of water since I missed Suhoor. Is my fast still valid?
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Does Allah love us?

I know Allah is the most merciful towards us but does He love us? For example, Christians’ view of God is seeing him as “love” and “light”. For them, you can speak to him whenever and however you want ...
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Do Muslims observe the “Sabbath”?

Peace, Blessings, and Divine Love. Doing research in trying to figure out how Muslims observe the "Shabbat/Sabbath", made me ask do Muslims observe a "Sabbath"? I came across ...
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When Allah gives you hardship can you ask Allah for help?

If your being tested with hardship and your being not being ungrateful can you do a dua to get rid of the hardship is that complaining or being ungrateful?
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How long does wife can stay away from husband

During a very fierce fight in which the wife says that husband is the cause of all fight in relation and intimidate husband to give her divorce or khula. what can a husband do in such cases e.g women ...
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My dad forces me to read quran and learn about islam [closed]

I'm 14. I am a muslim, but my dad forces me to learn quran and learn prayers from head. It makes me like islam less and takes me away from god. He never listens and doesn't understand. I want to learn ...
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Need help understanding this hadith?

It was narrated from Mu'adh bin Jabal that: the Messenger of Allah said: "No woman annoys her husband but his wife among houris (of Paradise) safs: 'Do not annoy him, may Allah destroy you, for ...
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What is complaining in Islam?

What is the meaning of complaining can you show me examples of complaining I want to know so I won't complain to Allah is saying I want to have a normal life complaining.
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I complained by accident will I still be tested by Allah(SWT)?

I had bad thoughts and thought that I was complaining I was saying I just want to live a better life but I thought I wasn't complaining will I still be held accountable for it?
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Mother is being too kind without consideration in business in the eye of islam

Assalamualaikum Brother and Sister, I have been helping my mother business for almost 3 years out of 6 years, the whole years employees come and go either resigned or had to be cut off until we have ...
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Why is not Fasting Punished so harshly?

This has been on my mind for a while. It's said that as Muslims we fast during the blessed month of Ramadan to achieve a greater closeness to Allah and better ourselves as muslims and people. So then ...
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How to wash long hair when making ghusl?

I have long hair which I can't get cut due to barbers being closed due to COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions. This makes it quite difficult for me to make ghusl since you have to make sure the water ...
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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(SWT) forgive me? [closed]

When I prayed the two Fard prayers of Fajr, my neck has been suffering for a while, also when I prayed Zuhr or Asr, and also during the one last rakats of Maghrib and the two last rakats for Isha. I ...
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Where was Allah when Adam and Eve were in Heaven? [closed]

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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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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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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