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

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Can I pray beside a Flag?

Can I pray salah beside my flag, The flag is not infront of me but it is about 2 metres from where I pray is it allowed or do I have to remove my flag? The Turkish Flag, Moon and star
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Why were the Prophet and his companions causally chilling in Thamud? If it was prohibited?

Narrated Abdullah bin Umar: The people landed at the land of Thamud called Al-Hijr along with Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and they took water from its well for drinking and kneading the dough with it as ...
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Did our beloved Prophet (ﷺ) observe extra (Nawafil) prayer besides the Rawwatib (12 Raka't of Sunnah)?

Did the prophet observe optional prayers beyond the sunan ar-Rawwatib? Which Nawafil prayers exist and are proven to be authentic?
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Why is the Dunya discouraged? If haram is forbidden, isnt it logical to promote Halal? Why issue blanket statements like Dunya bad"?

From Modern daees, Imaams, sheikhs to Classical scholars. I always come across this statement "Donot chase the temporary pleasure of Dunya, Chase the eternal pleasure of the Hereafter" or &...
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Whatever I read in Islam is giving me a Nihilistic impression, is this actually how Islam is? Even the classical works give this impression

Its all nice if there is a balance between achieving things in this world, and hereafter, But I donot see or read any prominent Islamic figure encouraging this. Its always ALL OR NOTHING kind of ...
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Is my ghusl valid or not? [duplicate]

I have masturbated and did gusl immediately in the bathroom itself . Is my gusl valid
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Am I obliged to give honest suggestion or advice to an unfair boss who asked for my advice (not a part of my job)?

I work in the morning and pursue higher studies in the evening. My team lead at work is my class fellow in university in the evening. He makes my team-mates (at work), but not me, do his university ...
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Do I have to repeat my Salah?

I was praying and after i did tasleem at the end (I didn’t realize it before tasleem) I realized that I might have prayed 3 rakat instead of four. Do I have to make the sajda of forgiveness or pray ...
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Till what limits is it completely fard on a son/daughter to obey his/her parents?

Salam everyone, This is a question that has been on my mind for quite a long time. I will present an example so that it makes more logical sense. I know that it is not permissible to disobey my ...
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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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About film industry and salah relating it

Assalamualakum. Iam an assistant film director from india.And iam always having a big trouble inside my mind when iam working on my set about prayers and i cant pray at exact time everyday all the ...
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Do reverts really need to say the shahadah in arabic?

Islamqa.info tells the shahadah can be affirmed in its meaning. https://www.google.com/amp/s/islamqa.info/amp/en/answers/239026 The following are instances in Quran & sunni corpus where people ...
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Is uttering of Testimony a condition to enter Islam?

The common practice seen or heard of people entering Islam is by uttering the twin declarations. Since a deaf or mute person who wants to enter Islam cannot say these testimonies, I was trying to ...
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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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Why didn’t the Prophet(ﷺ) order the Magians/Zoroastrians to be expelled from Arabia?

It’s well known in the time of the Prophet(ﷺ), Zoroastrians made up the Majority of Bahrain which is Morden day eastern Arabia. We have Hadiths of the Prophet ordering the expulsion of Jews and ...
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Hadith about Licking others fingers after eating?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Regarding etiquettes of eating : It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “When one of you eats food, let him not wipe his hand until he has ...
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Are Jobs Involving Video Editing for Influencers Haram?

Is working for a social media influencer or YouTuber nowadays considered haram in Islam? Specifically, if you edit their videos (excluding any 18+ content but including music videos featuring both men ...
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Will my fast still count if I had thoughts on breaking it?

I was feeling extreme thirst while fasting today. I did not feel sick but I woke up only one hour before suhoor and I did not get to drink that much water. I had thoughts about breaking my fast to ...
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Did Ibn Masud(RA) believe the Quran was created?

Allah has not created in the heavens nor in the earth what is more magnificent than Ayat Al-Kursi." Sufyan said: "Because Ayat Al-Kursi is the Speech of Allah, and Allah's Speech is greater ...
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Is it true that the pagans used to walk around the Kaaba as well? [closed]

If so, would that mean that we’re copying pagans? I remember hearing a while ago about some man that twisted the abrahamic beliefs in Arabia and that’s why the pagans did this, is it true? Can anyone ...
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Does (prostatic fluid/precum/madhiy etc.) require washing the part of the cloth stained? Does it require washing the private part?

In the name of Allah the Compassionate, Merciful. I want to talk about the necessary things that need to be done if I get some prostatic fluid on my clothes. If I'm on the bathroom, I'd inshallah be ...
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Is it sufficient to rub an impurity under tap water if the stain is still visible afterwards?

I got an impurity on my trousers. I rubbed the place a little under water. Then I used it, but the stain of impurity was still visible, as the area was wet. It touched my skin. Is the trouser impure? ...
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Permissible bath times for infants

Assalaamu alaikum warahmathullahi wabarakathu ameen. I have a 3-month old daughter alhumdulillah. She finds it difficult to fall asleep and when she falls asleep, she awakes at the smallest movement ...
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Do disbelievers automatically go to hell?

As far as I know, If a Person is not a muslim, then He or her has not chance to go to Jannah. If the person is a disbeliever because he has never known the existence of Islam, then he can be accepted ...
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Permissibility of working under other's name with consent

My sister recently applied for a tutoring job with good payment online. However, due to being occupied with household chores, she asked me to tutor the kids under her name and profile (without the one ...
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Rewarding the person who helps catch a thief, Islamic or not?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a scenario where a Muslim has something of his stolen, and another Muslim brother comes along and informs him of the thief and his whereabouts and gives a ...
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Language of jummah Khutbahs

Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Q1: Why do we find some people doing jummah Khutbahs in ARABIC ENGLISH MIX can we find anywhere from the prophet doing it or requesting it to his companion ...
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Validity of my Nikkah

I wasn't ready to get married. Due to some traumas and my mental health issues I'm uncomfortable with anyone getting close to me or touching me. But my parents never understood. They accepted a ...
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Parents apologising to their own children?

What does Islam say about parents apologising to children. I posted a thread previously about differences in cultures. Again, I am part of 2 cultures, and based on 1 of them, parents apologising to ...
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What can I do if someone stole something and wants to pay back but moved away

Salam alikum I know someone who stole lots of food and toys from several different places but now he wants to pay back the money but cannot return to the places because he moved away what should he do?...
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Is it recommended to perform 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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Marriage and its rights [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum I want to ask that if a couple is engaged can they do a hidden nikah for making further things halal on them ?? Is it permissible for us to chat meet and so on ??
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How can a Muslim know if they are a hypocrite or a sinner?

I have been praying and reading the Quran but I’m worried that I might be a hypocrite. I found out what that means a while ago and how bad the punishments are, and I’m scared because I fit some of its ...
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What is the correct method of wiping the body after reading the last 3 surahs?

Aishah [R.A] reported that the Messenger of Allah [S.A.W] used to recite "Qul huwallahu ahad", "Qul a'oothu birrabilfalaq" and "Qul a'oothu birrabinnaas" every night when he went to sleep, then wiped ...
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Why do Sunni Muslims not reach out to the people of Gaza as stated in Quran?

Why do Sunni Muslims not reach out to the people of Gaza as stated in Quran 26:277: Except those who believe, do good, remember Allah often, and ˹poetically˺ avenge ˹the believers˺ after being ...
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Can you only pray fard prayer on time without praying sunnah muakkadah before or after it

I work 9-6 office job which is currently approx 80 kms away which needs daily commuting and on that also chances are I might get late sometimes and currently I pray fajr and Isha and the rest 3 qadha ...
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Taking khula makes me sinful?

My husband is a mumma's boy he never provided for me as he was in a liberal family he wanted me to do job outside and do everything like a man does for his family as he is jobless most of the time he ...
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Ruling for a person taking sleeping pills regarding fajr?

Assalamu Alaikum, I'm a patient of OCD. I take antipsychotic sleep causing pills without which I can't sleep. But they cause dizziness and when though I wake up for fajr but can't hold myself due to ...
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I Accidentally ejaculated is my fast broken?

Must the fast be continued or the fast is completely broken
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Is writing fiction novel Haram in Islam? What about writing romance genre?

I intend to write a dark story, you know, a tragedy. Therefore 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 main ...
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Praying in congregation at home

If a person fails to reach the mosque and time of prayer in the mosque is now gone (the congregational prayer has been offered in the mosque), does he have to offer congregation at home or can he pray ...
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Consequences of the Innovators in the hereafter?

My grandfather had lead his whole life by practicing incorrect islamic laws and especially innovation. Recently he has afflicted with various old age diseases and waiting for death. My question is, ...
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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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What is the source for the time of Isha and Maghrib in degrees of the sun?

Ive heard people say that the time of isha is when the red glow dissapears from the western sky, Ive heard some people say this is when the sun is at 13 degrees however Ive heard other people say this ...
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Does the rule of certainty apply even if you feel urine coming out while doing istinja, but you can't find evidence of urine?

I was doing istinja and felt some urine come out. I checked to see if there was actually urine by checking my private part. I saw a water drop stay on the penis and then drop into the toilet, but this ...
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Is it fardh on me to wear a niqab?

I was 14 when my father and mother forced me to wear a niqab without even describing me the benefits of this. Obviously, I knew but I never had that sense of acknowledgement in my head. On their force ...
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Lie or Hide the sins?

I know this is a different question but I hope someone has an answer for it. In Islam, it’s a sin to lie. At the same time, it’s a sin to expose your sins. If a person asks another person to tell them ...
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is life insurance halal in Islam which is based on Takaful method?

I know normal life insurance is Haram (forbidden) which is provided by traditional interest/Riba/gambling based banking company. But if life insurance provided by any Islamic bank then will it be ...
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I don't know if I can still use the water

I want to wash a cloth that there is urine on it ,not sure though.the hand I used to put detergent on the urine part was also the same hand I used to pour water so I don't know if the urine has ...
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Introducing kids to namaz as a regular

What is the right way to make kid who turned 8 pray regularly? Fajr is early so they are sleeping, at zhur they r at school, they come back at asr. What is the way Islam has mentioned to make kids ...

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