Questions tagged [practical-islam]

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

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What kind of prayers one can read on shab-e-mehraj [duplicate]

Being a important when prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was ascended on heaven and any what and how prayers can one pray on night such as shab-e-mehraj
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The life of Jesus in the Quran [duplicate]

Jesus in the Quran was not crucified and lived to be a very old man before he died. Does The Holy Quran or the hadiths reveal that the Muslim Jesus took a wife or had children?
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Do we pray Fajr quietly or out aloud? [duplicate]

I have read that Zuhr and Asr should be prayed quietly and Maghrib and Isha a bit more loud. If so what about Fajr
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Who are the Christians and who are the Jews? [duplicate]

There are several groups of people who claim to be Christians. Some people in these groups say that people from other groups claiming to be Christians are not Christians. But, as we know from Islam, ...
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Is there any islamic reason for wearing niqaab (veiling of the face)? [duplicate]

Culture has begun to mingle with tradition and religion until people assume they are one and the same. In a new course I have signed up to, we are required to wear niqab (veil our faces) in front of ...
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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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Found money on the running road …Is it Haram to use it? [duplicate]

When I was on my way to play football game towards ground in the evening ..I found some amount of money on the running road that touches our ground . I don't know who is the owner of that amount so ...
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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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Can women wear panjtan pak name stone ring?

My friend gifted me a stone and the names of panjtan pak (The meaning of the word “Panjtan” is “five people”, and those are meant to be Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) , Hazrat Hassan (RA), Hazrat Hussain(RA) ...
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If a women strictly follows the all rules of Islam but a task is assigned to her as deliver audio lecture on social media Is it permissible?

If a women wear veil during studies but if a task is assigned to her i.e: to upload audio lecture on social media then Is it permissible that she can deliver audio lecture on social media. and If it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Is paying bail classed as bribery in Islam?

The definition of bail is: the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court. As we know, ...
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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