Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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What should be my attitude when I see conflict in science and Islam at some point? [closed]

Narrated by Abu Dhar: The prophet asked me at sunset,"Do you know where the sun goes(at the time of sunset)? "I replied, "Allah and His Apostle know better." He said,"it goes(i.e travels) till ...
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Can women use hair threading machine?

Nowadays hair threading machines for women are also available in market.Can women use these machines to remove hair from her face and from other parts of body.? Is there any restriction according to ...
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Is circumcision compulsory for those who want to convert to Islam? What's the Shia perspective?

According to Shia Islam, is it compulsory for a male person to get circumcised before converting to Islam? Or is circumcision included in the process of conversion to Shia Islam?
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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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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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Selling Musical Instruments and Comic Books

Assalamu Alaikum to My Brothers in Islam, Can a Muslim who unfortunately in his Jahaliyyah past owned Musical instruments and comic books, sell them now in order to use whatever money gained from ...
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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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Why is salah performed in a melodious way sometimes?

Why do I hear some Muslims performing salah in a melodious way (like singing) sometimes and sometimes just spoken? Is there a difference?
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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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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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Can a person who does not know to pray and what do the recitations reading off their phone/device?

If a person does not know how to pray and or is trying to learn a new Surah do so reading it off their phone during salat. For example, if the person puts on a complete Salat tutorial with ...
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I sinned what should I do?

I am a Muslim female. In the past I was very insecure and used photos of other girls and I claimed that those were photos of me when I sent it to other guys I was talking to online when they would ask,...
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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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How do I own a cat if Islam forbids it's sale?

I was recently made aware that Islam forbids the buying and selling of cats and dogs. lt was narrated from Abu Az-Zubair that Jabir said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) forbade the price of a cat." ...
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Can a person burden himself more than what it can take? [closed]

I know very well that nothing happens except by the will of Allah. I also know sometimes we have to face the consequence of our sins. I also know according to Quran: لَا يُكَلِّفُ اللَّهُ نَفْسًا ...
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Is it wrong to tell someone “Allah will judge me”

I've been in few conversations with Muslims who are clearly doing haram but they fail to acknowledge it or just reply back "Allah will judge me so you don't have to worry about me". For example they ...
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Except with the rectiation of the qur'an do we need to seek refuge from satan when quoting/reading verses?

Allah the almighty told us in the Qur'an: So when you recite the Qur'an, [first] seek refuge in Allah from Satan, the expelled [from His mercy]. (16:98) If taken literally we only need to do the ...
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Does Islam consider present day Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh as part of “Hind”?

With respect to below question: What is Ghazwa-e-Hind? and Hadith: It was narrated that Thawban, the freed slave of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'There ...
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What exactly happened in this part of the Hadith?

Rifa'a divorced his wife whereupon 'AbdurRahman bin Az-Zubair Al-Qurazi married her. 'Aisha said that the lady (came), wearing a green veil (and complained to her (Aisha) of her husband and showed her ...
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Can a grown male interact and play with his cousin's young daughter?

Assam o Alaikum to my Muslim brothers. My cousin has a very young daughter Masha Allah! She's barely 6 Masha Allah. Can I interact with her and lift her up and pinch her checks with affection just ...
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How did Muslims in the past wake up for fajr?

I hope this question is relevant enough for this section of StackExchange, as it's more towards history rather than Islam itself. Nowadays, people depend on alarm clocks or the loud sound of athan ...
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Is a marriage without a written contract and a late dowry valid?

One year ago i married my lovely husband without a marriage contract but in front of about 20-30 witnesses from my husbands family in morocco and a lovely iman who came and blessed our marriage. ...
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Do i have to wash the undergarment?

Do i have to watch my undergarments in washing machine if a little drop of urine comes on it? I was praying suddenly felt a tiny drop of urine came in my underwear, its common and i cant control it. ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say's raw milk that comes from a cow's stomach is clean for the point where people could drink it?

Surah 16 verse 66 says "Surely there is a lesson for you in the cattle: We provide you to drink out of that which is in their bellies between the faeces and the blood - pure milk - which is a ...
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Protected oral sex (with condom / dental dam) allowed?

With the objections of particularly the sexual fluids such as vaginal secretions, pre-ejaculate and semen entering the mouth and swallowing do any scholars find oral sex of the man with a (flavoured) ...
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What are the conditions to harm someone if the person did something terrible to you or your family in the following scenarios? (no killing)

I pondered a while ago when it is allowed to harm someone for the damage the person has afflicted upon yourself or a family member and till what extent? Let's say someone has stolen something from ...
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Is it allowed to ask questions politely to the imam during his preach?

I've wondered a long time but never took my courage in both hands to ask a question. And then I just left with my questions and ask them to other muslims who couldn't give me a sufficient answer. So ...
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Can not fulfill Nazr (Vow)

If we vow for any thing and we can not complete this vow for some reason then Allah can take this thing from us towards Allah?
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Life-threatening situations

I wonder what Islam, more specifically the Quran or one of the many hadeeth have to say when it comes to life-threatening diseases. Many muslim people think they have to suffer the illness they're ...
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Does a fast gets break when eating unintentionally? [closed]

Salaam , I was on my fast today but nobody knew it . I just kept it secretly for some specific reason . An hour before the maghrib prayer my mother phoned me and and told me to come to my aunt's house ...
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Which namaz I can done to forgiveness

Please tell me that which namaz is required to forgiveness.beacause in my mind all time negative thought is produced about my family then I ask Allah this thought is accepted or not by using yes and ...
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Is it haram to say ''Oh my lord'' or ''Oh Lord'' [duplicate]

I am 12 years old and I said "oh my Lord" AND "OH LORD". Is this considered shirk or am I disrespecting Allah?
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Is the concept of Honeymoon foreign to Islam?

Over the recent months, I have a small but significant number of people tell me that going on honeymoon trips is contrary to Islam. They don't cite any references but say that Islam only encourages ...
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As a Christian can I marry a Muslim in an Islamic Nikah w/o first having 'secular' legal wedding?

I will try to be as short as possible in looking for an answer as I asked so many people but got no clear answer. I’m a Christian and my fiancé is Muslim. We want to do the Islamic wedding. We are ...
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Can I see any part of my wife? [closed]

We have been married many years but because she is conservative and perhaps because she is from a Muslim country she isn't as free with me as I'd like. If I want to look at her breasts and privates ...
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Does saying Shahada for first time make one a muslim or do I need to follow all the rules?

I have been learning about Islam these past few months or so and I do believe there is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. If I ever have a question I'll usually try googling it ...
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Do I have to divide my zakat?

I owned around 700 US dollar for 1 lunar year. Now as far as I know, I am obliged to pay the zakat for this 700 dollar which is 2.5% of the amount. Now how should I divide this money for the zakat? ...
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Interpretation of surah 25 verse 53

“God is the one who caused two bodies of water to flow, one palpable and sweet, the other salty and bitter. He placed a barrier between them, a partition that they are forbidden to surmount”. ( ...
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Sleeping between Isha and Tahajjud [duplicate]

If I sleep after praying maghrib (because of my busy schedule) and wake up at night, can I pray Isha and Tahajjud together? I usually try to sleep between Isha and Tahajjud but for the last few days ...
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Extended night time salat mentioned in Quran; Isha, Subh, Layl, fard, Terewih, or Nafila?

I am confused about the night time prayers mentioned in the Quran. From Yusuf Ali's English translation: 073.002 Stand (to prayer) by night, but not all night,- 073.003 Half of it,- or a little ...
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What is the mainstream Islamic view of Tasis (incorporation)?

Major Islamic scholar, Ibn Taymiyyah, wrote the book "Naqd at-Ta'sis (Criticism of incorporation)" I have searched for this work but have found nothing freely available on the Internet. I am ...
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Is it permissible to offer Salah if you have nail polish on?

I wanted to know that if it is allowed to offer Salah while having your nail color on. My question is specific to the permissibility of performing wudu while having nail color on.
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should we or should we not blow on food before eating?

Is it prohibited to blow on your food to make it cool down before eating or should we wait for it to cool down naturally, according to shari'a?
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If I perform wudu and then have a shower thoroughly, will it be considered ghusl?

If after doing wudu, I have a shower thoroughly, with soap/shampoo, will it be considered ghusl?
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Looking for a statement attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab about how to really know a person

I've at least once heard from Sheikh 'Omar 'Abdulkafi a story he attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab. As it is long ago I've already forgotten the details, but I hopefully can provide enough ...
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Was there a zamanu jahilliya(Era of ignorance) after the Prophet (PBUH)? [closed]

I am not that good at Tarikh, Islamic history, but I am concerned with how Islam is so divided more so in this generation. There is a lot of versions of simple things such as how the Prophet (PBUH) ...
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Why muslims are not allow to touch dogs?

My neighbour 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 the Quran. She ...
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What is the difference in practical terms, between one who enters Al-Firdous and one who merely enters Jannah?

Al-Firdous is well-known as being the highest and loftiest part of Heaven (Jannah). A common dua recited, from the sunnah of the Prophet (saw) is: "O Allah, I ask You for al-Firdaws al-A‘la, the ...
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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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Huge difference between timing of Azan-e-Fajir in normal days and in Ramadan?

As we usually see in Pakistan that In normal days Azan-e-Fajir is recited about 4:30am-5:00am in summers and in winters it ranging 5:45am - 6:00am depending upon the location. But when Ramadan comes, ...

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