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  • Crying while praying and Qur'an is recited Date: 31-3-2003

    Most of the time when praying I cry because of what it said in every verse of the Qur'an. Is that is Makruh?.. More

  • Is It Compulsory to Invoke Blessings upon Prophet When Hearing His Name While Praying? Date: 7-9-2002

    While I was praying, someone mentioned the Prophet's name. Is it compulsory on me to invoke blessing upon him? When we recite a verse that has Sajdah in prayer, is it compulsory to prostrate? .. More

  • Two names for Salat al-Fajr Date: 26-8-2002

    What is the difference between Salat al-Fajr and Salat al-Subh?.. More

  • Making Du'a within Salah Date: 24-8-2002

    Is it possible to make your own Du'a (I don't mean Dhikr) inside Fard Salah, for example: in Sajdah? Is it Sunnah or you need to do it after you finish making Salat?.. More

  • Wanting to break wind during Salah Date: 19-8-2002

    Is it true that when you are saying the Salat (i.e. Fajr, Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib, or Isha) and you want to break wind but you did not, that you have to perform Wudu again and repeat you Salat?.. More

  • Feeling desire to urinate during Salah Date: 19-8-2002

    When someone is if Salat (prayer) and he finds that he has a desire to urinate he must stop the prayer and repeat it after urinating. But, when we have a little desire that will not disturb us should we stop the prayer? I found the Hadith that said that the man who is disturbed by the desire of urinating or passing wind his prayer will not be accepted... More

  • Serious Situations Which May Need Attention during the Prayer Date: 24-6-2002

    Is there any situation which permits someone to interrupt the Prayer to attend to it? .. More

  • Group of People Praying Together with One Sutrah Date: 24-4-2002

    What is the ruling on a group of people praying together, (not in Jamaah) in rows with just a Sutrah in front of the first row? Does each person need their own Sutrah, or does the one suffice? .. More

  • Crossing in Front of a Person Praying Date: 23-4-2002

    Can I cross in front of a man praying without a Sutrah from distance of about 10 or 15 feet away or should I wait till he finished this prayer? Could you explain this according to Sunnah? .. More

  • Women Passing In Front of A Praying Person Date: 23-12-2001

    I am a new Muslim from USA I wonder how women in Islam are equated to dogs and donkeys in the Bukhari Hadith of Sutra. If this is how Islam treats women then what all I have heard about bad treatment of women in Islam is right. I want to leave this religion. .. More

  • Permissible Acts after 'Isha Prayer Date: 10-12-2001

    Must Salat al-Isha be the last act in the day or can do something afterwards like watching TV or talking with family? .. More

  • Children Passing in Front of Adults in Prayer Date: 14-11-2001

    I have forty two (42) person at home and when my sisters pray, my nephew and niece come front to pray and I don't know if it is ok because they can't find empty place. .. More

  • Actions During the Prayer Date: 25-9-2001

    1. What is your Fatwa on people praying without holding left and by right hand?2. Can we follow the Imam who conducts the prayers but does not hold his left hand by his right hand?3. Can we say one Salaam after Tashahood (finishing the prayer saying Assalamualikum wa Rahmatullah once)?4. Some People don't say Aameen after Imam says Walallaaleen? Kindly.. More

  • Overcome with Whispers about Ablution and Prayer Date: 20-8-2001

    How can a person overcome his obsessions that his Wudu and praying and cleanliness are not right so, he is always anxious and feel bad? .. More

  • Making up for an Obligatory Prayer at Forbidden Times Date: 31-7-2001

    When Salat is forbidden? If one misses a Fard Salat can he/she pray it during the sunrise or sunset or at the mid-day? Please explain regarding all conditions. .. More