2291 fatwas

  • Conditions of the Jumu’ah Prayer Date: 10-5-2001

    What are the conditions of Salat al-Jumah, and where it is accepted? .. More

  • Difficulty Attending Friday Prayer Date: 10-5-2001

    I am staying in Japan to get a doctor degree in computer science. My question: I have a seminar on Friday in one university without any other Muslim; what can I do to pray Jumua'h? Is it possible to pray it with two person only, since I can ask my friend to go with me? Remark: There is another place for praying Jumua'h but it is far from the university.. More

  • Praying in mosque built with money from questionable sources Date: 9-5-2001

    I pray in a mosque called Alkhalil mosque in Adelaide Australia. This mosque is very big and new, build by Palestinian Muslim. I personally do not know the person who built the mosque but I heard that he trades with cigarettes and deals with interest (Riba). Some Muslims even accuses him of building this mosque with money of (Riba). I know he lives.. More

  • Praying behind an Imam who wears Tamimah Date: 9-5-2001

    Can one offer Salah behind an Imam wearing Tameemah (Qur'anic verses wrapped in a piece of cloth on the top of the arm)? I told the Imam and also gave the book stating that Tameemah is SHIRK as per Hadith of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi wa sallam written in musnad Ahmed, but he is saying that some Ulama's allow it. They say that intention should.. More

  • Praying at graves Date: 22-4-2001

    I was told that Imam Shaafi used to pray two Raka's at the grave of Abu Hanifah whenever he had some trouble and his trouble would go away with this act. Can this be done?.. More

  • Performing prayers leaving work Date: 19-4-2001

    Is it necessary for us to perform five daily prayers, leaving work which is necessary for our food?.. More

  • Prayer during Friday Khutba Date: 14-4-2001

    1. When the Imam climbs the Minbar in Jumu'a prayer for the Khutba, can you still pray 2 Raka'as of Sunnah from that time till the end of Khutba or not? Please, give authentic proof from Sunnah!2. Is there any voluntary Salat after salat ul-Jumu'a or not? Please, give us authentic proof from Sunnah!.. More

  • Women in prayer aligning themselves the same as the men Date: 11-4-2001

    My question is when women pray together should they put their shoulders and feet besides each others as men do because the Hadith directed to men didn't mention women? What is the right position?.. More

  • Invoking blessings on the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, in first Tashahhud Date: 8-4-2001

    Does Tashahhud mean the at Tahiyyaat and darood (invoking blessings on the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam)have to be recited or only at Tahiyyaat. Ex: while praying 4 Rak'ahs, during the 2nd Rak'ah when we sit for Tashahhud do we recite at Tahiyyaat and darood or only at Tahiyyaat?.. More

  • Making up missed prayers Date: 5-4-2001

    I attend high school in Chicago. Everyday I miss two prayers, Zuhr and Asr. Which one should I pray first at Asr time?.. More

  • Times of voluntary prayers Date: 4-4-2001

    Is it permissible to pray salutation to the mosque (Tahiyyatul-Masjid) during (Makrooh) undesirable times? The Hadith says: Narrated Abu Qatada Al-Aslami: Allah's Apostle said, "If anyone of you enters a mosque, he should pray two Raka'h before sitting." Another Hadith says: Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet had forbidden: the offering of two prayers,.. More

  • Followers reciting al-Fatiha in congregational prayer Date: 2-4-2001

    In Congregational prayer (Salah) while the Imam is reciting Fatiha, the followers should recite it at the same time or after he finishes it and say Amen?.. More

  • Raising hands during Du'a of Friday Khutba Date: 29-3-2001

    In the Friday Khutbah should we raise our hands during the Du'a?.. More

  • Men and Women Praying Together and Making Tawaaf during Hajj Date: 25-3-2001

    1) Are men and women allowed to pray together during Hajj season? I thought that Men and Women are allowed to perform Tawaf around the Kaba together? 2) Is it true that men cannot pray behind a woman. .. More

  • Travelling married couple staying together in the mosque at night Date: 25-3-2001

    Is it permissable for a man and wife to stay together inside the mosque at night. If they are travellers?.. More