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  • Praying (Fard) alone without Iqamah Date: 21-5-2001

    Can I offer Fard (compulsory) Salah alone without saying Iqamat? What is the ruling regarding such Iqamat? Is it compulsory (Fard) to say it when one is praying alone? Is the Salah invalid if I don't say it? Please reply in the light of Qur'an and Sunnah... More

  • Praying Fajr without Azan Date: 14-12-2000

    Q1) Recently we offered the Fajr prayer in the masjid. Due to the fact that time was running out (may be not more than 5 minutes for the Fajr time to be finished) we offered the prayer without calling for the Azan. Now question arises. a) Is the prayer we offered without Azan valid? b) If not what should be done to correct this? Please answer this.. More

  • Why Do We Say ‘Prayer Is Better than Sleep’? Date: 13-11-2000

    Why do we say ‘Prayer Is better than sleep’? in Fajr prayer? .. More

  • Covering for Azan at home Date: 24-8-2000

    Is it obligatory for a female to cover her head during the 'Azan' when she is at home?.. More

  • Kissing thumb nails and rubbing eyelids Date: 2-1-2000

    You may have noticed that some Muslims kiss the nails of their thumbs and rub them on their eyelids while hearing the Prophet's name during the Adhan. The question is whether this is permissible or not and who are the people practising such a thing?.. More

  • What to say after Iqama Date: 7-10-1999

    What are we supposed to say after Iqama salat? Is there an invocation?.. More