2291 fatwas

  • Saying the Qunoot Du'aa Date: 23-1-2001

    I would like to ask if it is a Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (Salla Allaho Alaihi Wa Salam) to say Duaa' Alqunoot with the same rhythm and tajweed as he used to recite the Qur'an? If it is Sunnah, please provide the authentic Hadith that states so. If it is not, why do some Imams do that especially in Ramadan? .. More

  • Translation of Qunut of Hadeeth al-Hassan Ibn Ali Date: 23-1-2001

    I would appreciate it very much if you could tell me the Arabic translation to the Du'a. Qunut from the Hadeeth of al-Hassan Ibn Ali... More

  • Being excused from Fajr prayer Date: 15-1-2001

    Can you give me some examples of situations where a man is excused from attending the mosque for Fajr prayer? What distance is too far? What constitutes too much hardship? Is there any difference between the obligation on men to attend the mosque for the other 4 prayers?.. More

  • Tahajjud (night prayer) Date: 15-1-2001

    Please tell me about salat al- tahajjud according to the Sunnah... More

  • Praying at Home Date: 11-1-2001

    I am 10 minutes away from the Mosque and I used to pray in my home since I am busy. I know that it is 27 times better to pray at Mosque but is it a sin (HARAM) to pray in my home? .. More

  • Praying behind an Imam who shaves his beard Date: 2-1-2001

    Is it permissible to pray behind a Imam who has the ability to grow a beard but shaves it? Because it is reported in Sahih al-Bukhari that the Prophet (SAW) said: Cut the moustache and leave the beard alone; be different from the Mushrikeen. And in Sahih Muslim it is narrated by Abu Hurayrah (raa) that the Prophet (SAW) said:Trim the moustache and let.. More

  • An Imam who is unwanted Date: 2-1-2001

    What is the ruling of Islam in the case of someone assuming the role of Imam though he is not qualified and the Muslims do not want him to lead the prayer (they hate his Imamaha)?.. More

  • Crossing or joining hands after Ruku Date: 2-1-2001

    Does any Madhab allow crossing or joining your hands after standing from Ruku?.. More

  • Thikr in Congregation after Prayer Date: 1-1-2001

    I recently began attending a new Masjid and I observed them performing a specific Dhikr in congregation after every Salah. They claim a Sheikh instructed them to do so to protect the Masjid. I informed them, according to my knowledge their actions were not permissible for many reasons. Am I correct; is there such a Dhikr? Should it be done collectively? .. More

  • Is Taraweeh prayer obligatory? Date: 20-12-2000

    In Ramadan many people do not attend Tarawih. I think every one should perform Tarawih. Do we have to do perform it or not and how many Rakah? .. More

  • Number of rakahs of Taraweeh prayer Date: 20-12-2000

    My question is regarding Taraweeh prayers in the month of Ramadan: Why do Muslims of Middle Eastern origin pray 8 rakah and Muslims from India/Pakistan pray 20 Rakahs? Our Prophet (pbuh) prayed only 8, while Umar (ra) established 20 rakahs. Who should we to follow? Please explain in detail... More

  • Praying in the street if no mosque available Date: 18-12-2000

    I live in Canada and I cannot easily go to the mosque for prayer. Can I pray in the street when the prayer is called?.. More

  • Praying Fajr without Azan Date: 14-12-2000

    Q1) Recently we offered the Fajr prayer in the masjid. Due to the fact that time was running out (may be not more than 5 minutes for the Fajr time to be finished) we offered the prayer without calling for the Azan. Now question arises. a) Is the prayer we offered without Azan valid? b) If not what should be done to correct this? Please answer this.. More

  • Prayer While on the Plane Date: 23-11-2000

    Insha allah, I am an Indian, going for vacation by middle of Ramadan. The flight will leave Doha at midnight and will reach destination by next morning. Time for Fajr prayer will pass during the journey. How do I perform Fajr while I am in Flight? It is known that there is no gathering and shortening for Fajr prayer. Kindly advise Islamic ruling at.. More

  • Using money donated by non-Muslims to build mosque Date: 21-11-2000

    We live in Kyushu area, Japan, where there one no mosques. We started to collect money for building a mosque. Can we use money donated by non-Muslims to build the mosque?.. More