Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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Is it haram to swear if you are not insulting?

Is it haram to swear if you are not insulting anyone? For example "Today is a (f-word)-ing bad day!" or "Damn it I got a peice of (s-word) on my shoe"
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What if someone curses me?

What if someone curses me, like someone uses an F word on me? What should be my response to that person according to the teachings of Islam? Should I stay quiet or curse him/her back?
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Does Islam specify what to think to get to sleep? [closed]

Is there any Hadith where we are told what we should think about when we have our eyes shut and are trying to get to sleep?
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How to speak to a non-Muslim in order to invite them to Islam?

My question is maybe asked many times. I want to have some advices concerning how to speak about Islam (with a progressive way) to a non-Muslim friend, in order to invite this person to be a Muslim. ...
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Using subliminals for lighter eye color [duplicate]

Is it haraam to use the youtube 'subliminals' to lighter my eyes? Im not changing it from brown to green or blue...i want to get lighter color eye...is it haraam?am i changing Allah creation cause i ...
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How do you avoid bad thoughts whilst praying [closed]

How do you avoid bad thoughts whilst praying
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Why do we do tawaaf around Kaaba while we critize non-muslims? [duplicate]

A friend of mine asked me this question that why do we Muslims perform Tawaaf around Kaaba and perform sujood towards Kaaba which is made of stone while we strongly criticize non-Muslims specifically ...
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Is it permissible to add profit without manager's knowledge?

Detail: For example, a salesman makes a sales invoice of SAR-2,600/- and gets the cash from the customer & then he destroys the invoice and evidence then makes a new Invoice of SAR-2,400 and keeps ...
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What is sin and what is not?

I have a question in my mind from many year. I haven't got any perfect answer. In Islam, we have so many restriction that we can't do many thing, and we follow few things told. For an example we ...
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Kissing thumbs and then touching eyes after Muhammad name [duplicate]

I have seen many people in Friday prayer in khutbah when Muhammad (pbuh) is mention,that they would kiss there thumbs and then touch those to there closed eyes. Is there any reference to that in Quran ...
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Importance of Qul

I have read that there is no importance to Qul/Khatam or Barsi, but people do it. When someone do Qul of a deceased one, what should one recite? I don't know Arabic Quran so what else can I do? And if ...
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Why in Islam there are prescriptions regarding health? But not Penicillin?

There are rules in Islam like brushing teeth, being clean, avoiding dead animals and taking bath regularly and not fasting when it's harmful. Am I right to assume that such things exists in Islam ...
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Is weed (marijuana) forbidden? [duplicate]

As far as I know, there is no statement in Quaran or in Hadith clearly taking position about consumption of weed. My question is: is weed forbidden (haram) or allowed (halal), and the most important, ...
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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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Praying in front of a mirror

Is it permisible to pray salah in the room with mirrors ? as it is not allowed to pray salah in the presence of pictures than what is the ruling on pray salah in front of mirror ?
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If it is to hard for one to avoid smoking during fast than What is the expiation of it?

Many people not fast only because they cannot stop them self from smoking.what should be done in such a cases, Should they fast and pay a penalty for it?
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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 there a condition to use only toilet tissue for cleaning?

The ahadith mention using water or a minimum of 3 stones (stones=toilet tissue today) and the number should be odd. Scholars state both can be used together even though there is no Hadith where both ...
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pregnancy superstitions or truth?

I am 4 months pregnant. I'm still a student and have to go out almost everyday. I even feel like going on an outing or a small picnic. But my in-laws don't allow me and my husband to do so. What does ...
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Is wearing Christmas jumper forbidden?

Near Christmas the offices in Europe has Christmas jumper day. Is it allowed to wear something like Christmas jumper? I know it’s just a jumper but the fact it is “Christmas” and sort of participate ...
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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 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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will crying increase the probability of Dua granting?

I want to know if there is any relation between crying and praying?(from the viewpoint of Islam) And will the probability of prayers granting be increased by crying?
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Is Etoro Halal?

They have an Islamic account as well : https://www.etoro.com/customer-service/islamic-account/ My doubt is mainly around CFDs (contract for differences).
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Is buying a cheaper version of something commendable so less people are jealous of you?

If suppose instead of buying an expensive smartphone or car or house you bought an average priced one instead is this a good thing because less people will be jealous of you and thus you are causing ...
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learning how to kiss before marriage by watching kissing scenes

Salaamu'alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakaatuh. I have a sister who will be getting married soon, INSHALLAH. She is seriously nervous and obsessed with learning how to please her husband. And ...
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How to explain to a young girl why I wear a headscarf?

Yesterday, I was asked by a young girl (who is maybe six or seven) why I wear a headscarf, and I didn't manage to come up with a reasonable explanation. Question: How to explain to a young girl why I ...
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Man wearing simple women jeans?

Is it permissible for a man to wear women jeans (that is only simple one without any designs and other things)? As, sometimes, the material is very comfortable and they costs less.
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Reciting dikr while carrying janaza

What is the Islamic rule regarding the recitation of dikr (praise) and Qur'anic verses loudly or softly while carrying Kansas?
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Is watching movies or dramas is haram? [duplicate]

as we watch movies or drama so in Islam it is considered as haram. I am very confused because we watch daily a drama.
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Is it Haram to work online? [closed]

Many people is working on internet working website by sitting in home on computer they earn money . Is it Haram or halal to work on internet ?
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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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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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Prayers and how many times a day

Are you meant to pray 5 or 6 times a day? I have looked up prayer times where it gives 6 times for prayer as they have put two separate times for fajr and Soboh
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Is Masturbation really forbidden based on Quran 23:5-7? [closed]

I have heard people say that masturbation is forbidden because of the following verse. Quran 23:5-7 And they who guard their private parts. Except from their wives or those their right hands ...
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Is it permitted for a boy and a girl to be bestfriends? [duplicate]

Is it permitted in islam for a boy and a girl to be bestfriends? I mean to speak, associate in the normal bestfriend like manner without physical contact? P.S :- Please mind me if I'm asking ...
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What are the benefits accepting Islam as Religion? [closed]

I want to know some knowledge about the Islam. So that I can preach it to other people.
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Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim convert into Hindu? [closed]

Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim convert into Hindu and any other religion at his wish?
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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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Is it necessary to use toilet paper after using the water?

Is it important to use tissue paper after the using of water.
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Turkish Sunni Muslims [closed]

my question is Can Muslims (Specially Turkish Sunni Muslim) have two names? One as Public another as Nick name(which is completely different from his public name)? If yes then is it Haram to call/take ...
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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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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?