2255 fatwas

  • Time of Isha prayer Date: 20-9-1999

    My question is about the Isha prayer. Why did the Prophet say that if it was not hard on my people I would have ordered them to delay the Isha prayer and especially for women? Please explain . Second question: if I am outside and the Isha prayer came, is it O.K. if I pray it when I go home and it is still during Isha time (i.e before 12 a.m.)? ls.. More

  • Going home to pray after prayer time comes in Date: 20-9-1999

    My question is about the Isha prayer. Why did the Prophet say that if it was not hard on my people I would have ordered them to delay the Isha prayer.and specially for women? please explain .the second part of my question: suppose I am outside and the Isha prayer came is it O.K. if I pray it when I go home and it is still during the Isha time (i.e.. More

  • Jumuah Khutbah given in language not Arabic Date: 3-9-1999

    Salaam! I would like to know if the Jumma Khutba can be given in any language other than Arabic. I have heard that none of the Sahaba gave Jumma Khutba in the local languages where they went. If this is the case, why do people give the Khutba in the local languages (ex. English, etc)? In our city some Imams give a talk in English followed by two Khutbas.. More

  • Delaying Isha prayer Date: 1-9-1999

    I know the hadeeeth which says that a woman can delay the Isha prayer. Why is it preferable to delay it? Another thing, suppose I have some friends and we are sitting and the prayer time came for Isha and i kept sitting with them for about an hour (still in the time of Isha), is this delay OK, or should I leave them and pray immediately? If so, why.. More

  • Praying in underwear Date: 29-8-1999

    Is it possible to pray only in underwear ?.. More

  • Eclipse Prayer Date: 29-8-1999

    What about koussouf prayer? .. More

  • Combining prayers Date: 25-8-1999

    When I am studying abroad, due to the short period between prayers, I missed some prayer times. For example, I go shopping in the morning, and can't return home till way after Asr prayer time. Can I combine the two prayers together (that is dhuhor and asr) in this case, because I can't find a place to pray while I am shopping (in Europe)? Thanx.. More

  • The Istikhaarah prayer Date: 24-8-1999

    Tell me all about salat al istikhara. .. More

  • Non-Muslims entering a Mosque Date: 19-8-1999

    We have an islamic center in Napoli and we do - for da'wa - lessons for non-Muslim boys and girls, but some brothers do not agree because, they say, that the non-Muslims can't enter in to a mosque. But to explain Islam to non-Muslims the mosque is the best place. Please explain us the rules about that. If you can answer also in Arabic with a graphic.. More

  • Women praying in high voice Date: 19-8-1999

    Can women pray in a loud voice like men? Thanks very much. .. More

  • She'ah combining prayers Date: 18-8-1999

    We all know that shiite are always doing summation in exerting prayers i.eSalat Al Magrib + Al Isha. Is there any quotation from the Holy Qur'an or Hadeeth of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.)?.. More

  • Making Mosque in Christian Church with grave yard Date: 18-8-1999

    We are a group of Muslim families in a small town in UK. We are looking for a place to use as mosque. The only place we found is small church, but it is a in the middle of a cemetry ( a Christian Graveyard ). Can we use it as a mosque ?.. More

  • When to start the prayer Date: 15-8-1999

    When could you start to pray? Is it at the start of the Azan or after it?.. More

  • Wearing swimming shorts Date: 15-8-1999

    Q.1.Can we wear swimming shorts during the swimming, as it does not cover the whole Awra? Q.2. Shrimps are Halal or Haraam?... More

  • Women praying in congregation Date: 10-8-1999

    I would like to ask you about [salat elgamaah] congregation prayer for women: is it [fard] or sunnah? May God reward you for this great web site. That is all... More