217 fatwas

  • It is disliked to sleep before the time of 'Ishaa' starts Date: 11-5-2014

    Salam, Whenever my period is nearby,I become very weak in my salaat.What I mean by that is that I would delay one of my prayers,which it is mostly Isha by sleeping.I have been seeing a pattern for this for about a year.I tried to figure out on ways to help myself to pray Isha on time.For examples,my family would try to wake me up whenever they see me.. More

  • Her daughter stopped praying because of psychological distress Date: 7-5-2014

    AsSalaamu Alykum wa Rahmatula wb. I am a single mother of three children. My daughter is the eldest and is 14 years old. Her father took me to court on false accusations and our daughter disgusted with him despite my talking to her decided she did not want to see him anymore. I found out she was abused mentally by her step mom and pushed up against.. More

  • Accepting Islam on condition of praying only two daily prayers Date: 7-4-2014

    Assalaamu 'alaykum. On one website I've read that Sh. al-Albani said that the Prophet (may people and blessings of Allah be upon him) allowed a new muslim to pray only twice a day. However I can't find it any more. Could you mention this narration and explain it, if possible? .. More

  • Does the person who embraces Islam have to perform the prayers he missed on that day? Date: 15-3-2014

    Assalaam alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh. If a person converts to Islam during the day does he/she have to make up for the prayers that he/she has lost of that day? For example if a person converts to Islam when it is asr time. Do he have to make up fajr and dhuhr? Jazakallahu khayran. .. More

  • The ideal method to deal with a prayer-negligent son Date: 15-1-2014

    My eldest son (in his first year in college) does not pray. I have repeatedly advised him but all my attempts have been in vain. What should I do? .. More

  • Assisting means to wake up in order to offer the prayer Date: 15-1-2014

    I adjust the alarm clock so as to wake up to offer the Fajr prayer. However, I switch it off when it rings, what should I do? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Missing an obligatory prayer does not affect the validity of other prayers Date: 14-1-2014

    If a person misses the ‘Ishaa' prayer, is his Fajr prayer invalid or rejected? .. More

  • The form of the made up prayer is the same as the offered prayer Date: 14-1-2014

    Is it permissible to offer the prayer in congregation after the prayer time has elapsed, like, for example, offering the Fajr prayer after sunrise?.. More

  • Abandoning prayer for fear of showing off Date: 14-1-2014

    My father orders me to pray. However, whenever I decide to pray, my father watches me and therefore I abandon the prayer for fear of showing off. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling? .. More

  • Which is the first prayer? Date: 14-1-2014

    As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullaah.Which of the two prayers is the first one; Fajr or Thuhr? May Allaah The Almighty Reward you the best. .. More

  • Performing prayer boosters Date: 14-1-2014

    I am 13 years old. Neither I, my father, my brother nor my older sister perform the prayer. What should I do so that Allaah Would Guide me and them to pray? Please advise. May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Can a bride abstain from performing prayer for a period of three days? Date: 14-1-2014

    I am about to get married and I have heard that it is permissible for the bride to abstain from performing prayers and ritual Ghusl (i.e. bathing of the entire body) for three days so as to keep her adornment unchanged after the wedding ceremony. Is this true or not? What should a bride do during this period, since I wish to retain the Satisfaction.. More

  • Prayer gives a person comfort, tranquility and assurance Date: 14-1-2014

    I do not maintain my prayer and I am afflicted by grief and I feel that I am sick at heart. What should I do? .. More

  • Remembering a missed prayer while praying a present one Date: 13-1-2014

    While I was leading about ten persons in the Maghrib (sunset) prayer, I remembered that I did not pray the ‘Asr (the afternoon prayer). I was doubtful during the prayer whether I had prayed ‘Asr or not and then became almost certain of not praying it at the end of the prayer. After the end of prayer, I asked those who were praying behind me whether.. More

  • Ruling on having sexual intercourse until the time for prayer elapses Date: 13-1-2014

    As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakaatuh. I had sexual intercourse with my wife while we were in a different country and was not aware of the prayer times (due to the time difference). I had intercourse with my wife at the time of Fajr and did not realize the passage of time until after sunrise. I hope that Allaah The Almighty Will Accept.. More