Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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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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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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HELP, URGENT!!! PLEASE RESPOND!

I exposed my sins and sometimes foolishly I expose others too if I sincerely repent to Allah. Can i still have my sins concealed on the Day of Judgement. I cannot stop thinking!
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Cutting hair on monday

Someone told me that cutting hair on monday is prohibited. He quoted a hadith also regarding this. Please tell me is there any hadith like this if yes can you please mention the refrence
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Doing good and bad deeds simultaneously(same time). Are they both accepted or it is a must not to sin at that particular moment you do that good deed?

Salaam aleikum. If someone does simultaneously (or at the same time) a good and a bad deed. Example: One individual simultaneously listens to quran, makes dhikr, la ilaha ilallah, Astagfirullah, ...
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What is it like to mention Allah aloud after praying inside the mosque? (zikr o llah)

Today I’m with some of my friends which belongs to very Islamic cultural background, while talking about sharia one of my friend tell us that to recite wazaif ( tasbihat) is not good. I’m surprised ...
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Is `13` unlucky in Islam

I found that in some cultures or religions people think that the number 13 is an unlucky number, I'm wondering if this is accepted in Islam or not? and why?
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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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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 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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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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Namaz without understanding its meaning?

I was molested in teenage and who did it made me do things and got me addicted and since then I had been masturbating, I tried to get rid of it but couldn't. 24 years later I think I could and I had ...
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Accumulated zakaat money

My sister in law need money to build house. Can I accumulate the zakaat money of this year with next year so I can give her on next year to solve her problem in one go. Is it permissible.
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What does being an obedient wife really mean? [duplicate]

As I understand, Muslim wives are required to be obedient: ... So righteous women are devoutly obedient, guarding in [the husband's] absence what Allah would have them guard. ... -- Qur'an 4:34 ...
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Is it haram to have god in youre gamertag

I got signed for an org with the name god in it is it haram to have that in you’re gamer tag with no meaning at all its called god tier ?
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How can I escape from a haraam multilevel network marketing scheme?

I'm a 20 year old Muslim boy, residing in India, and recently I came across these associates of multilevel network marketing who promised me wealth, fortune and fulfillment of all my lavish dreams. If ...
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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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How does one have true faith?

I am having many doubts regarding Islam, but I want to have true faith. How does one know when he has true faith? Is certainty necessary for it?
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If i miss congregation salah?

Assalamuallaykum. I use to miss my congregation salah of zohar. I leave my collage and reach masjid to attend my zohar salah with jamat (in congregation) but the time for traveling is so long that i ...
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Filling gaps in rows once namaz has commenced

Can someone please shed some light on what should be done if space becomes free in front of you once namaaz has commenced. I have noticed ,especially in tarawee prayer gaps/space in the front rows ...
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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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Are girls/women mahrams of/to each other?

I want to know are all the girls/women mahrams of/to each other? If yes, then can a group of girls travel on their own without a male-mahram?
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Is going (simply going as a tourist) to temples or churches or christian masses, shirk or kufr?

Is going (simply going as a tourist) to temples or churches or christian masses, shirk or kufr. Also, to what extent can a Muslim participate in the practices of other faiths. **Assuming the Muslim ...
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If sleep is a blessing, the people who sleep more are more blessed?

In Islam sleep is considered as blessing and security and a sign of Allah. I'm not 100% clear about the whole thing. Of course its a sign of Allah, I read here: http://islamfrominside.com/Pages/...
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Magrhib & Isha Qasr

Assalamu alaikum I am a musafir, i want to know how to Qasr a Magrhib during Isha time and how many rakaat and what will be my intention Thank you
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Is it acceptable to perform istakhara in English? If so, how?

I am not good at learning and speaking Arabic and few matters has arisen in life, where I need guidance from Allah. Is it possible to do istakhara in English or just listen to the dua for istakhara? ...
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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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How does one make the home halal when living with a Christian guardian?

Wa salaamaleykum I am I newly converted Muslim. My family is specifically Catholic. How can I make my living area halal? Specifically, there are many photos and figurines, depicting people & ...
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If one was bullied their whole life by all kinds of people, and has developed hatred towards those people, does Allah still blame him/her?

If someone is really shy or quiet they are easy to get picked on by others. So if someone or a bunch of people who belittes you constantly for their own sense of humour amongst their friends, or ...
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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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Does A woman has a right on her husband for providing a separate house?

As from many Hadith and sunnah it is prove that man should provide a separate room to his wife.Can a woman has right on her husband that he provide him a separate house on her demand ,if he is ...
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Can I exchange notes to coins but for a lower amount?

There are situations when we are need of coins. At times,some touts like to take advantage of the situation and take a fee to the exchange from us. For example: For a bill of $10, they return only $9....
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Are corporate doctors sinful?

In today's capitalistic world, many professionals work in a corporate setting where the bottom line is to make more profit for the shareholders. In the medical field, we have many corporate ...
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Why is Quran a miracle?

Is it true that the Quran is a miracle of eternity? What are the signs of miraculousness of the Qur'an now? What is extraordinary in this book that I can now understand and wonder now? If this is ...
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Is it halal to skip pray if I am sick or poor?

Imagine a person who has no access to hot water. Now this person has to endure cold to pray, and the other person can easily pray with hot water. How is it fair for cold water person to endure such a ...
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Are pictures of pigs OK?

If we had an icon on a software GUI that looked like a piggy bank would that be OK or is there a risk that some people would be offended by it?
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Where and to whom can I ask for answers to my questions and doubts?

AsslamuAlaikum. When searching for specific questions online, you come across so many islamic Q and A sites where it seems like some guy asked a question which was answered by a knowledgeable islamic ...
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How to maneuver one person to the right of Imam during Salat?

While during salat there are only two persons (an imam and a jamaat) and the jamaat initially stand to the left of the imam (the correct one should be on the right & the Imam already in Salah ...
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Niyat for jummah fard Arabic intention

Can someone tell me the niyat in Arabic for jummah? Like fajr fard is nayatun ossalaliyah lilala he... etc I know it’s supposed to be said in the heart but us bengalis verbalize it in Arabic
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What does Islam says about the praying of crippled person?

In our daily life there are a number of people who have health issues and some are also disabled. They are having difficulties in walking, sitting or in some cases standing. As a Muslim we know that ...
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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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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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Doing salah in a hurry as if the departure train has arrived. Are we punished for acts of worship that we do with bad quality?

Salaam alejkum. We know that we are punished for sins like shirk, gambling, theft, adultery, backbiting, usury etc... because there are overwhelming arguments from the quran and sunnah. But the big ...
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Forced marriage

Assalamu alaikum I said yes to a proposal from a guy a couple of months ago. He is deendar prays and appeared to be of good character. We are supposed to get married next month. We started chatting ...
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Where should i pray Sunnah rakat? at Home or at Mosque? [duplicate]

I know it's not compulsory, but i want to do it as prophet Mohammad(SAW) used to do. If i should pray Sunnah at home, what is the benefit of praying Sunnah at home than mosque? Should I Pray only Fard ...
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Ruling on celebration of birth; Is the term 'Bidah' applicable here?

There is a word Bid'ah in Islam and it means innovation in religious matters. Some Islamic scholars says that birthday is Bid'ah as it was not celebrated by any of the prophets, apostles and their ...
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Praying sitting down

Salam alykum, I am an over the road truck driver which means I’m inside my truck 4 to 5 days a week. My question is can I pray sitting down inside my truck? My truck has a low roof and I can’t stand ...
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How to give loan to Allah?

In holy Quran there is a verse in Surat Al-Ĥadīd (The Iron) - سورة الحديد about giving loan to Allah. Surat Al-Ĥadīd (ayah 11. ) Sahih International Who is it that would loan Allah a goodly loan ...
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Confusion on Imam leading the prayer

Salam, I am a 2nd yr HS student in the US. In my school, we have this place of prayer where we all gather around to Pray. It led by one of our students who takes the role of the Imam. Usually in ...

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