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  • Where to place the Right Hand over the Left Hand in Prayer Date: 24-1-2018

    Sheikh u didnt reply my question plz read it carefull and reply with a proper answer and if u dont wanna do it or dont have time to do so then plz say "NO" dont keep us waitting for answer and when answer came you reffer us to different quetion which not the answer of mine sp plz read it care fully.Assalam o alikum,sheikh what is the opinion of four.. More

  • Taking shoes off before praying Date: 3-1-2018

    One of my colleagues has left the congregational and Friday prayers because he has to take off his shoes before entering the mosque. Because of that, for the last year, he has been praying the Thuhr prayer at home instead of the Friday prayer, and he prays the daily prayers at home or in the workplace. When we asked him about this, he said that he referred.. More

  • Killing mosquito while praying Date: 28-11-2017

    I am allergic. When a mosquito stings me, it irritates me a lot and does not stop itching. I cannot stop killing those insects, even during the prayer. Sometimes, the blood which was sucked by the mosquito is spread all over parts of my body when killing them. Do I have to repeat the ablution? .. More

  • Men covering head while praying Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If I do not cover my head during prayer to show that it is not obligatory in Islam, is that good or not? Our elders in the Salafi masjid raise questions about it. What should I do. How should I correct my intention? If I cover my head, is it for the people? And if I do not do so, then questions will.. More

  • Supplication against distraction in prayer Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear, respected Shaykh. My question is regarding the prayer. I read a hadith that says that when one is distracted from the prayer, it is because of a devil called Khuzan (may Allah, the Exalted, curse him). I read that the solution to this is to recite, "A‘oothu billaahi min ash-shaytaan-ir-rajeem," (I seek refuge in Allah from.. More

  • Standing while touching pillar of masjid in prayer Date: 25-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someome stands while touching a pillar of the masjid with his side of backside without a necessity while praying, is his prayer valid? .. More

  • Two people shaking hands in front of someone who is praying is equal to them passing in front of him Date: 2-5-2017

    My question is about two people in the mosque. They shake hands while there is a third person who is praying between them. As such, their hands are in the way of his Qiblah (prayer direction, the Ka'bah in Makkah). Is this considered passing in front of the one who is praying? .. More

  • Feeling both fear and peace in prayer Date: 29-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. How do we relax in the prayer when we are standing before Allaah? The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,was reported to have said, “…The coolness of my eyes has been made in the prayer (i.e., my comfort has been provided in prayer).” (Sunan An-Nasaa’i 3939; Darussalam graded it good.) The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi.. More

  • Praying in dark or on slope Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it true that one cannot pray in the dark, like with the lights off or in a dark place? And what about praying on a slope? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Weeping loudly in prayer Date: 23-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. This time, my question is regarding weeping loudly during the Qunoot supplication or while listening to the Quran recitation during the prayer; is that permissible or does it constitute innovation? .. More

  • Maaliki position on raising hands in prayer and saying Aameen aloud Date: 23-10-2016

    What is the position of the Maaliki School of Thought regarding raising the hands in the prayer and saying 'Aameen' (amen) out loud? .. More

  • Placing right hand over left hand in prayer not obligatory Date: 17-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please do not cite other fatwas as I do not understand! In Fatwa no. 324355, you say, "Placing the right hand over the left hand in prayer is a Sunnah and is not obligatory." Is that true? Do you have any hadith(s) regarding the matter? Can we pray while our left hand is over the right hand? .. More

  • Distance between feet in individual prayer Date: 16-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What should be the distance between one's feet when praying by yourself? .. More

  • Passing in front of person praying sunnah to join congregational prayer Date: 16-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. (1) Suppose that someone is praying a voluntary prayer while the iqaamah (second, small call to prayer) is being called. Is it permissible for me to pass in front of him to join the congregation? (2) If someone prays without a sutrah (an object that prevents others from passing in front of the praying person within his praying area).. More

  • Looking at place of prostration in prayer Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Salafi Shaykh. The scholars say that you should look at the place of prostation while bowing, but I would like to know what the opinion of four Imams of the Madhabs is Reguarding where one should look while bowing? May Allaah reward you. Please give a brief answer. .. More