2245 fatwas

  • Want to Pray in the Mosque Contrary to School's Instructions Date: 10-9-2019

    In the school where I teach, the principal asked the teachers to pray in congregation with the students in the school's premises instead of going to the nearby mosque so that the teachers would be able to guard the students. If there are already enough teachers to guard the students, do I have to go and pray in the nearby mosque or can I pray in the.. More

  • Who Leads the Prayer if One of the Two is Praying an Optional Prayer Date: 10-9-2019

    If a person comes laye to the congregation and misses the prayer and then someone offers to pray with him, so as to give him "charity", then which one of them leads the prayer, can it only be two people, and is this valid for all of the 5 daily prayers? .. More

  • A non-Muslim Cleaning the Mosque Date: 5-9-2019

    Is it permissible for a Non-Muslim male or a female cleaner to clean the Masjid (Mosque)? .. More

  • Prayed behind an Imam who Has Wrong Beliefs Date: 2-9-2019

    Assalamu alaykum. Suppose i prayed in a masjid for a whole month, then i came to know that the imam is a pure berelwi, who has severe shirki aqidah. Now are my all previous prayers invalid? Should i repeat them? .. More

  • Knowing the Time of the Prayers according to Calendars Date: 27-8-2019

    Is it true that one should add 3 to 5 min to the time of sunset which is stated in newspapers and various websites (like timeunitarium.com .. More

  • Conditions Of a Jumu'ah Speaker Date: 4-8-2019

    Assalamu Alaykum What are the conditions for a Khateeb? Does he necessarily needs to be an Aalim i.e. someone who has studied formally at an Islamic institution or is it enough for him to be sahihul aqeedah who has good knowledge of Arabic language to refer to the book of salaf to read the khutbah for people on Jumuah or Eidayn. .. More

  • The Fajr Sunnah Suffices from Having to Pray After Ablution Date: 4-8-2019

    What is the ruling on praying voluntary prayers after the athaan of Fajr but before praying the mandatory prayer? I mean beyond the 2 sunnah .. More

  • Prostration of Forgetfulness after Sunrise Date: 28-7-2019

    A person finishes Fajr before the end of its time, but after the prayer when doing the forgetfulness prostration sunrise enters. Is the salah valid? What if a person finishes Fajr outside its time and performed the forgetfulness prostration after the prayer during sunrise? .. More

  • Prayer and Fasting When travelling More than Four Days Date: 3-7-2019

    Al Salamu Alaykum I traveled to another country for 8 days during Ramadan and Eid. I stayed in the same city for the whole of my trip. I shortened all my prayers and combined some of prayers throughout the whole trip and I broke my fast 4 days out of Ramadan. I have read that the period one is considered a traveler is only 4 days but allegedly some.. More

  • Putting a Tablet Under the Tongue While Praying Date: 30-6-2019

    I am a diabetic and heart patient. Time to time my diabetic level fluctuate. Can a I perform my obligatory prayer keeping something in my mouth, such as a tablet under the tongue to release my heart problem or a sweet to increase my sugar level in my body .. More

  • Positions of Raising Index Finger Date: 23-6-2019

    As-salaamu aleykum, I would like to know the Islamic meaning of pointing the index finger of the hand upwards. May Allaah bless you. .. More

  • Prayed Incorrectly Until Age of 16 Date: 12-6-2019

    As Salamu aleykum respected scholar. I'm praying salah since I'm 12 years old. But i prayed incorrectly until i turned 16(at least i think so) because nobody taught me the correct way. I'm trying to make them up but i also realized that even after 16 i mostly prayed in our house on a wooden floor that was painted with paintbrush made of pig hair. Does.. More

  • Walking Downstairs and Upstairs 5 Times a Day to Go to Mosque Date: 15-5-2019

    I live in the fifth floor of our building and there is no elevator. This means that I need to walk downstairs and upstairs 5 times per day in order to go the mosque. Can this (absence of elevator) be an excuse for not going to the mosque? .. More

  • When to Prostrate for Forgetfulness When Combining Prayers If Mistake Is in First Prayer Date: 9-5-2019

    If i combine prayers and do something in the first prayer that makes me have to do sujud sahw, do i do sujud sahw in the first prayer or in the second prayer ? .. More

  • Where to Place One’s Hands During Prostration Date: 8-5-2019

    Is it obligatory to line up hands with ears or shoulders in prostation? .. More