2291 fatwas

  • That Incident Is Not the Result of Istikhaara and Not Necessary to Have a Dream Date: 18-6-2001

    My question is regarding a small incident that took place in the second day of an "Istikhara" that I did recently. I performed the "Istikhara" because I couldn't make up my mind about continuing my friendship with one of my friends. I didn't see any dream in the first night of Istikhara nor anything happened in the day. The second day, when I woke up.. More

  • Saying Ameen after Al-Fatihah Date: 12-6-2001

    Is there any Hadith about saying 'AAMEEN' loudly in the Fard prayer after Sura Fatiha?.. More

  • Reciting Qur'an in superogatory prayers Date: 11-6-2001

    Are superogatory prayers made loudly or softly?.. More

  • Number of Rakats for each prayer Date: 3-6-2001

    Tell me the number of Rakats in each Salah according to Hadiths... More

  • Covering of the feet for women Date: 3-6-2001

    As the issue of woman covering thier feet or not was not clearly answered in question 4076, could you please answer directly concerning only the covering of feet. Firstly when she prays and secondly when she goes outside?.. More

  • Raising Index Finger in Tashahhud Date: 31-5-2001

    I'm a little bit confused about raising the index finger in tashahud. I know for sure it's sunnah, but how should I do it? Hanafis raise the index finger once, but Sheikh Al-Albanee (May Allah have mercy on him) wrote it is incorrect. I know that the prophet (SAWS) urged us to supplicate with it . 1) Should I start supplicating with my index finger.. More

  • Time of Prayer Date: 30-5-2001

    What is the time period for each prayer? .. More

  • Praying behind a man who curses the Prophet's companions Date: 29-5-2001

    If an Imam, who attributes to the companions of the Prophet that from which the Qur'an has declared their innocence,is leading a prayer say "Magrib -Salat". Can a Sunni pray behind him? Or vice versa? What is a rule regarding this? Please comment on this. .. More

  • Muslim workers denied right to pray Eid-ul Adha Date: 27-5-2001

    What do you say about the Muslim workers not being allowed to pray for Eid-ul Adha in Golf Club. However, they resisted their manager for one hour to pray the Eid-ul Adha, even then he did not allow them to pray. Lastly they, i.e. workers, decided themselves to go for prayer of Eid-ul Adha by taking the firm decision that if the golf club authority.. More

  • Losing cousciousness while praying Date: 27-5-2001

    If anyone, while praying became affected by "Jinn" what should he do? What do you suggest?.. More

  • Not praying in mosque for security reasons Date: 23-5-2001

    My father refuses to let me to go to the mosque because of security reasons, and we all pray together in home and when I was praying before in the mosque they didn't pray, so when I pray in home they pray. Is praying in home with my family okay and not going to the mosque?.. More

  • Praying (Fard) alone without Iqamah Date: 21-5-2001

    Can I offer Fard (compulsory) Salah alone without saying Iqamat? What is the ruling regarding such Iqamat? Is it compulsory (Fard) to say it when one is praying alone? Is the Salah invalid if I don't say it? Please reply in the light of Qur'an and Sunnah... More

  • Joining Thuhr with ‘Asr in the Factory Date: 14-5-2001

    I work in a chicken factory. I cannot pray Thuhr at work due to my dirty clothes which will be full with blood and chicken waste. Can I join Thuhr with ‘Asr .. More

  • When in Sujood should hands or knees touch floor first? Date: 14-5-2001

    When you bow down to make Sujood in the Salat, do you put your hands on the floor first, or your knees first? Please, provide us with proof from Sunnah! According to Sheikh al Albani's book, you put your hands first!.. More

  • Praying behind Hanafees Date: 14-5-2001

    I am staying in Bombay, India and there are many almost 95% Hanafee sect followers. I was also Hanafee but Allah gave guidance and I was converted to Salafee/Ahle Hadith just 1 1/2 years ago. My question is can I pray Salah behind Hanafee Aalim (scholars)? Will my Salah be accepted? Some of the Salafee Ulama says it is OK, but some strictly says NO... More