259 fatwas

  • Praying in Urban Areas to Other Than Qiblah Direction: One Must Repeat Prayer Date: 12-2-2021

    I prayed at a job without knowing the qiblah, so I faced a wall since I didn't know where the qiblah was. I could have done more to find it, since a mosque was five minutes away. I intend on repeating these prayers. Later I pictured the mosque in my head and imagined where the qiblah was and prayed in that direction a number of prayers. Later.. More

  • The Time of the Thuhr Prayer Date: 5-11-2020

    Assalamu alaikum. I go to an Islamic girls school which follows the hanafi madhab. In the summer we pray zuhr in school however in winter they believe we still have time to pray at home therefore we do not pray in class. The time that we get home from school is the time for asr, however they believe it is still zuhr time as they follow the hanafi madhab.. More

  • Issue of Experiencing Hadath Continuously without Cessation in Ablution or Prayer Date: 12-10-2020

    when I am in Namaz I get urine drop came out while 1 sneeze in sajdah2 prostration and ruku 3 getting from sajdah then I go to wash and make wudhu and second time also repeated and when I go to the wash room I saw the underwear was wet with previous washed and now mixed with present urine in that wet place I can't find uri e drops so what I do I get.. More

  • Praying with Pants Shaping The ‘Awrah Date: 5-1-2020

    Assalaamu alaikum wa Rahmatullah We most of Bangladeshis wear pants over shirts in offices. So the shape of our waists (below the navel) becomes visible to others. Particularly when we bow and prostrate in Salah, the shape of our backs and private parts become clear to others. In such a case, performing salah with these dresses would be correct or.. More

  • Prayed Incorrectly Until Age of 16 Date: 13-6-2019

    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

  • Method of Purifying a Carpet or Seat from Urine Date: 7-4-2019

    Assalamu alaykum sheikh i just wanted to ask, what are we meant to do if something hard to wash has urine on it. For example, say someone urinated on a car seat or on a carpet that covers the whole house, and the urine dried, are the carpet and car seats tahir? if we sit on the car seat or step on the carpet, are we tahir? can we pray on that carpet?sheikh.. More

  • Performed Prayer While in a State of Sexual Impurity Date: 24-3-2019

    What is the ruling, if a person is in sexual impurity and offers salah in congregation, noting that he did so because he was too embarrassed to tell his colleagues that he is in the state of impurity? .. More

  • Prayed With a Little Hole in His Trousers Date: 24-3-2019

    May you all be blessed, I prayed Salatul Asr and realised afterwards that I had prayed in my trousers which have a small rip in them that is about the size of a corn kernel, which I think exposes an area of the thigh. I knew about it before, but had forgotten about it when I wore them on this occasion. Should I repeat the prayer from that day, even.. More

  • Pray Fajr When There Is Light Pollution or Overlapping of Twilights Date: 13-3-2019

    In Germany around summer time we have the problem of "persistent twilight" which basically means that the end of evening twilight (Maghrib) "overlaps" with the morning twilight (Fajr), if we use 18° for Fajr. In cities we can not really observe it because of light pollution and hence the Muslims here have different prayer times. In Fatwa 268246 you.. More

  • Women Following the Imam When Separated by a Wide Road Date: 26-2-2019

    Question 1: The mens masjid is opposite the womens musalla by a road approximately 12 metres wide.There is full speaker connection between the two buildings. Is the salah of the women accepted if they follow the Imam even if the mens hall is not completely full?Question 2.What if the distance of 12 metres gap is increased to 24 metres. Is the women's.. More

  • Dispute About The Place of Prayer Date: 20-1-2019

    As Salam Alae kumI have a question and I want Islamic view on thisOne gentleman purchased 2 flats but the flats were in the name of 2 individuals who were part of a trust. He wanted them to prepare this place for offering salah for muslims of all sect and may be this was the reason why he did not purchase the flat in the name of the trust. In this part.. More

  • Pillars, Waajibaat and Sunan of The Prayer Date: 1-1-2019

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahe wabarakatahuMy question is that if we left any rukn in namaj like forgot to rafulyadain in some place, forgot to sit after 2nd rekah,forgot to recite some dua and at last we do sajda e sahu 2 prostration will my salah be valid or not? .. More

  • What Marks the Beginning of the ‘Ishaa’ prayer? Date: 6-8-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum. Is the disappearance of the red afterglow/twilight (i.e the time for the end of maghrib and beginning of ‘ishaa’) in exact accordance with the end time of nautical twilight or are they two different things (i.e. is the disappearance of the red afterglow/twilight and nautical twilight the same thing or two different things)?Jazaakum-Alla.. More

  • Ascertaining the Direction of the Qiblah Date: 5-8-2018

    I am using qibla app in android /smart phone during every prayer. In some waqt the direction in one point, in other waqt it deviates to some extent(several degrees). Allaah knows what is right, but I tried my best. Do I have to repeat previous prayer? .. More

  • Praying without Ascertaining the Direction of the Qiblah and with Impurities on his Clothes Date: 29-4-2018

    Assalamu alaikum. I read some of fatwas that if one delivrately doesnt find out the qiblah and prays in a random direction. He must make up for that prayer later. However another sheikh said that if i prayed a certain prayer in a cloth which had some impurity and i found that out after the time of prayer has ended for example I prayed zhur. And at the.. More