Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Is it a sin to ask Allah for signs?

Is it sin to ask Allah for signs? Like for example, asking Allah to make something happen to give me a sign. Or asking Him to make “xyz” happen to let me know if what I’m doing is good or not.
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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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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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Does one woman can open and allow to touch other woman's her breast ??it is halal or haram?

As if a girl open up her breast in front of other girl and allow her close best friend to touched her breast?? It is halal or haraam?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ok to cut ties with a sexually abusive father?

My father had been molesting me ever since I was a child and stopped after I revealed to my family what he was doing. But still to this day he makes some inappropriate comments, it is clear he doesn’t ...
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Should Muslim women observe the hijab if it is safer for them not to?

Quran 33:59 “ O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer garments. That is more suitable that they will be ...
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How much should I pay as Sadaqah Fitr?

I know the following hadith: The Prophet (ﷺ) ordered (Muslims) to give one Sa' of dates or one Sa' of barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr. The people rewarded two Mudds of wheat as equal to that. https://sunnah....
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Making prayer on behalf of someone I care for who doesn't read namaaz

So let's just say that I want to pray fajr namaaz for someone I care for who doesn't read namaaz. If I read 2 farz namaaz on behalf of this person, would the Salah be accepted for the person or is ...
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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 write about god replying to me like he did moses

I'm writing a book/essay about solving mathematical problems. I write about praying and Allah replying, is this haram? I know for sure that writing about seeing him, or depicting him is wrong but I'm ...
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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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Are there any foods that have been suggested in Islam for a good sex life?

Are there any foods that have been suggested in Islam for a good sex life? If yes, could someone please reference to some Hadith or Quran regarding this?
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Evil thoughts during actions

If you have an evil thought about Islam when you do an action, and that thought is related to that action, are you held accountable? Even if you know that this thought is just a waswas?
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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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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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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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IS IT SUFFICIENT TO RUB IMPURITY UNDER TAP BUT THE STAIN IS STILL VISIBLE

ASSALAMUALIAKUM i got some impurity on my trousers i rubbed the place a little under water and used it but the stain of impurity was still visible and as the area was wet it touched with my skin so is ...
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Is it haram for women to use steel blades to shave hair?

There is a concept among muslim women that they cannot use steel blades for removing hair, some might say it is haram. So even removing hair is painful e.g through waxing is it fine unless it is not ...
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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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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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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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Should I make Qasar & jamma' if I move in-between city or islands in the same country?

I do know that when travelling more than a said distance it is permissible to perform Jammu(combining 2 prayers) and Qasar(shortening prayers) accordingly as per the guidance. But what I would like to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What to do with aqeeqah hair?

Narrated Samurah ibn Jundub: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: A boy is in pledge for his Aqiqah, Sacrifice is made for him on the seventh day, his head is shaved and he is given name. Abu Dawud ...
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Picture of engaged spouse

Is it allowed in islam to keep a photo of engaged spouse and look at it whenever groom likes? i know there is no concept called engagement but somehow in our case this has happened, so wondering is it ...
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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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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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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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Is crypto future trading halal or haram?

I recently started exploring crypto and noticed that exchange like Binance.com offers future trading on their platform. So I want to know if this is halal or haram? Binance clearly mentioned in their ...
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What are the boundaries of obeying parents?

If one's parents are sinners, how can that person obey them ? What are the boundaries of obeying parents ?
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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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How does being in relationship makes it haram?

My question is, is being in a relationship fine if there is nothing haram in it but just a tag. We do nothing haram, nor meet but it's just that there's this relationship tag. Also please let me know ...
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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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If someone spent some money from amanat (trust)?

Suppose a person, have amanat (money) of another person. Now, what is the islamic ruling regarding "if he/she spent some money from it, considering if the one whose amanat he/she has, asks for that, ...

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