2288 fatwas

  • Intention in Making up for a Missed Prayer and Selling Alcohol-Containing Medicines Date: 15-1-2018

    A)I know for an act of worship to be valid, one must have the right intention. My problem is I've missed salah for many years and I am now making all of them up so my Intention is "I am making up my first fajr prayer" however I got confused on one of the days and said "I am making up my ninth Fajr prayer" etc when it reality it was the 10th I was making.. More

  • Student Keen on Performing the Prayer in Congregation Date: 11-1-2018

    I have to visit a long way (about 20 km) from my varsity to home. It is easier for me to use varsity bus otherwise it becomes tough for me to reach my home. But the problem is that the Varsity bus schedule overlaps the congregation time. such as jamat of zuhr held at 1.30 and the bus starts at 1.15 and reaches to my home at 1.45 and if I take the bus.. More

  • Abandoning the Friday Khutbah Date: 10-1-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum.If a person is always late for Jumu’ah and misses the khutbah but catches the prayer, then does he fall into the threat of those whose hearts may be concealed? What if this person tries but is habitually unpunctual?Jazaakum-Allaah Khayran. .. More

  • Inability to leave mosque when imaam is committing innovation Date: 3-1-2018

    What should I do when the imam of the masjid starts doing innovations? I cannot leave because there are people in the back rows, and it is troublesome to go past them. .. More

  • Correcting imaam with other than Tasbeeh Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. In our area, whenever an imam makes a mistake, like standing after the second unit of prayer without sitting for Tashahhud or sitting for Tashahhud after the third one, people behind him make Takbeer (saying: Allahu Akbar [Allah is Most Great]), instead of Tasbeeh (saying: Sobhaan Allah [glory to Allah]) to make him aware. Is that.. More

  • Praying behind imam who makes clear mistakes in Al-Faatihah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer me directly without refering to another fatwa. If, after entering the masjid, I found that the imam makes clear major mistakes in Surat Al-Faatihah, as he is weak in recitation, while I know the correct recitation, should I join him or pray alone? Or should I join him first and then repeat the prayer? Praying alone while.. More

  • Reciting Salaah Ibraaheemiyyah quickly in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the validity of the prayer of a person who recited the Salaah Al-Ibraaheemiyyah quickly or in a fast pace because of a reason? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Not sitting properly in Tashahhud for fear of passing gas Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the ruling on a person who does not completely sit during the Tashhahud? What if the person is sitting but is not completely at ease and low in their sitting position due to a fear of relaxing too much and consequently passing wind during the prayer? This happens to me throughout prayer, and I often feel that I have not met the requirement of.. More

  • Bowing and then reciting Al-Faatihah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs, Yesterday, in the third unit of prayer, I forgot to recite Surat Al-Faatihah and recited Surat Al-Ikhlaas and then bowed, but I then realized this and then said Takbeer (saying: Allahu Akbar [Allah is Most Great]) after raising my head from bowing or after saying: "Allah hears the one who praises.. More

  • Praying in mosque better than praying in prayer room Date: 3-1-2018

    A kind person has arranged a room for the five prayers with a paid imam in his building. It is nearer to my home than the mosque. I pray there, but one of my neigbhours told me that it is far better to pray in a mosque. Please give your opinion from a religious viewpoint. .. More

  • Observing order in making up for many missed prayers Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have read several fatwas on making up for missed prayers, but I am still confused. I need to make up a lot of prayers (most of them I performed incorrectly, some I missed because of oversleeping, and others I missed deliberately). I read that the order in making up prayers is a condition for their.. More

  • Awakening sleeping person for prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    I have a grandmother who is very old and is scared all the time. She always has to have someone in the room, and it has gotten to the point where she will not sleep at night and will not let the person who stays with her (my mom) sleep either. She cries, whimpers, constantly calls outin fear, and gives constant little tasks. Now my mother has forbidden.. More

  • Details about raising hands in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. When did our Prophet, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,start raising his hands in the prayer? According to Hanafi scholars, he did do so for some time but did not continue doing it. Can you please give me the details regarding raising the hands in prayer? .. More

  • Inability to stand in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.Respected Shaykhs, I just read your previous answer, No. 354958, today, but before that I was unaware of the ruling, and I will repeat those two prayers, Allah willing, but please answer the following. A short, quick reply by email will be needful, Allah willing. Q: I sit and pray on a chair; I mostly.. More

  • Praying behind imam who is not in state of ablution Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I understand that the view adopted at islamweb regarding if the imam led the prayer without ablution is that only the imam has to make up for it, and not the congregation, according to some of the scholars. However, what is the evidence for those who say that the congregation must make up for it as well? I know that the hanafis say.. More