Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Promise made to allah

Assalamu alaikum I don't know I made a promise to allah or not when I was suffered some serious waswas problems . I thought may be leather used in my country are from pigs so I'm worried and ...
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Take interest and give away stuff instead [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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In Shia's Islam, is it possible to make Nikkah again with that person from we recently take divorce?

When a man had given divorce to his wife, recite all seegay ( that specific words by which divorce become properly valid ) and spent 3 months which gave the time for thinking "Is the decision of ...
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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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Can my parents force me to wear the niqaab islamically? If I don't wear it am I sinning?

Salaam I'm a 15 year old girl who goes to an islamic private school. Because of my mum constantly urging me to wear the niqaab I decided to wear it a year back. My older sister also started to wear ...
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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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Why lying on the belly is forbidden in Islam?

In Islam lying on the belly or lying with your belly down is forbidden. Why is that so? Why sleeping with the belly down is forbidden? What is the narration forbidding that?
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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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what is the commandment about beggars in Islam?

I have read rules and orders about beggars in Islam but I'm still confused. In our daily life we interact with a number of beggars, some of them are in a very miserable condition while some are ...
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Is this bid'ah? Is this allowed

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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Honey imroving eyesight

Assalumu Allaykum I've heard from many sources that honey can change your eye color however I've also heard it can improve your eyesight. Therefore I'm asking someone with islamic knowledge if I am ...
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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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Why is learning Islam on your own from books/youtube traditionally forbidden?

Why has it been traditionally forbidden to study Islam on your own, and do the reasons apply today? My thinking is that the only reasons are that you could be misled into false interpretations, ...
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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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What should be the intention and practices for Sadaqah?

I have 2 questions about the intention one should make when giving sadaqah, and hope someone here knows the answer. Is there a recommended intention one should make when giving sadaqah? Is it ...
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How to repent for apostasy?

I have committed apostasy several years ago, but in secret. Then I reintroduced myself back to Islam. But I didn't know that I should've repented in 3 days, now I do know that ruling. I still haven't ...
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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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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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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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Is it permissible to read romance books?

I love reading fiction books as entertainment. Unlike others, I tend to avoid watching TV, and instead read books which have numerous educational benefits. I read a variety of fiction novels, but I ...
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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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How were khutbahs given before invention of microphone?

How exactly did the Imam read the Qirat or deliver a Khutbah in the past before the invention of the microphone so as to make a group of 1000 - 2000 people hear him? In some case the population ...
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Why is pork forbidden in Islam?

Is there a reason behind pig/pork/boar being forbidden in Islam? What is this reason? How is it justified, and what are the benefits of it in day-to-day life?
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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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Qada' of nafl/sunna prayers

In this post there's a quote of a maliki point of view regarding how to make up at least fajr prayer (malikis distinct between the sunna and fard of fajr by calling the fard sobh). I also know that ...
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Selling Quran and visual impaired

I can understand this is a weird question, but I want to help visually impaired friends, and reading this question about selling services, I have many doubts. I am planning to have a Text-to-Speech ...
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Different day of Eid around the world?

Why we do have different day of Eid around the world. I have seen mostly in our country we have Eid day one day after Saudi Arabia. what is the reason for that?
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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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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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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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Is standing in salah with chest a little forward incorrect?

In Qiyam, I stand with a straight back and eyes looking at the place of prostration however I've seen some (elderly) brothers who stand with their upper body a little forward so it's not vertical. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Islamic Lunar Calendar

Asslamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Please bear with me. There is a doubt that i have regarding the 12 months in Quran 9:36 and how to interpret it. Allah Ta'ala says in the Qur'an 9:36 : "...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why muslims aren't allowed to be a part of christmas gathering?

One thing I don't understand is why do they advise muslims not be a part of the gathering? When in the end Allah knows best. My intention is never going to be to accept what the gathering is about. ...
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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?