218 fatwas

  • Salat ul-Wusta Date: 13-3-2004

    What is "Salat ul-Wusta" mentioned in Surah Al-Baqara? A friend says it is "Fajr" prayer since our Islamic day starts at "Maghrib" (sunset)... More

  • Misses two prayers while at school Date: 2-3-2004

    WhenI'm atschoolI miss 2 prayers. Whatshould I do?.. More

  • Works on a production line and needs to pray Date: 24-2-2004

    I have a question regarding Salat. I work from 2:00 pm till 11: 00 pm. How do I pray the Asr and Maghrib I work on a production line and it is very hard to leave the line and go to pray. .. More

  • Making up missed prayers from years ago Date: 19-2-2004

    I don't know how many prayers I have missed my entire life of 24 years, but at least I can guess the amount is (at least 50 obligatory prayers and 50 Wajib plus some more prayers when I was in traveling). I heard that when making up those prayers one should recall the time or date of each prayer, otherwise they are not valid. Some prayers.. More

  • Making up Fajr and Zuhr at the same time Date: 29-1-2004

    I want to make up the many missed prayers of Fajr and Zuhr at the some time if it permissible... More

  • Unable to pray Zuhr prayer due to work Date: 1-1-2004

    Now that Ramadan is coming I have a sorrow because I should do all the prayers on time! I am working in the call Centre of a European company and have no possibility to make the Zuhr prayer. May I do it later on?.. More

  • Subh and Fajr are the same prayers Date: 10-12-2003

    Give me a difference between al-Subh and Al-Fajr... More

  • Pray in your workplace Date: 16-11-2003

    I am working in a private company whose owners are non-believers. Hence to do my prayers in time, especially the Salah of Asr and Maghrib, there is no facility to perform these prayers in time. Hence I have to do the missing prayers - Asr and Maghrib - in the time of Isha. Kindly advise me whether my prayers in late hours along with other prayers.. More

  • Repent and Start Praying Immediately Date: 11-10-2003

    I'm Algerian and I live in London for 6 years, I was a good Muslim and I love Allah and fear Him but for about 3 months I have not done my Salat (prayer). I know it is forbidden and it's a big sin but I want to make Salat and I can't, I cry and I make Du'a to Allah for help I don't know what's happening to me. I want to be a good Muslim again. Please,.. More

  • Sleeping before Isha Date: 14-9-2003

    In summer, time for Isha prayer is very late at night in our land. The elderly and weak persons cannot wait for so long and fall asleep. Is there any alleviation in Fiqh for such people?.. More

  • There Are only 5 Obligatory Prayers Date: 8-9-2003

    How many required Salat are there in Islam? I had thought there were five - Fajr, Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib, and Isha. But on calendars with prayer times, I notice there is another prayer after Fajr - the Shuruq. Is Shuruq obligatory? Does this bring the number of obligatory Salat to six? .. More

  • Making up a missed prayer Date: 15-7-2003

    If one misses a Fard prayer, either intentionally or unintentionally, is it correct, according to the Qur'an and Sunnah, to pray that prayer as a missed prayer even though its proper time has expired?.. More

  • Working conditions conflict with prayer times Date: 9-7-2003

    My nature of job is of supporting machines at a Departmental Store. The person on duty is to carry the company's hand phone. There is also a Mosque which is only a five minutes walk. Performing daily prayers is no problem for me. Cashier machines, etc. need to be supported when there is any technical or other breakdown. Some problems can be solved by.. More

  • Forgot Isha until Fajr Date: 18-6-2003

    A Muslim brother forgot somehow to remember to pray Isha until he was going to Fajr prayer at the Masjid. What should he do to make up for Isha and Witr that he forgot?.. More

  • Mother and Brother Pray Irregularly Date: 11-5-2003

    My mother and brother don't pray regularly. I want to see them praying five times. They are not listening to my words. Can you guide me? .. More