255 fatwas

  • 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

  • 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

  • Intention in Making up for a Missed Prayer and Selling Alcohol-Containing Medicines Date: 15-1-2018

    A)I know for an act of worship to be valid, one must have the right intention. My problem is I've missed salah for many years and I am now making all of them up so my Intention is "I am making up my first fajr prayer" however I got confused on one of the days and said "I am making up my ninth Fajr prayer" etc when it reality it was the 10th I was making.. More

  • Part of woman's arm uncovered in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two queries: 1. My prayer gown has men's shirt-like sleeves with buttons to fasten at the wrist and a slight opening above the buttons. The sleeves fully cover my arms; however, during some positions of the prayer, like when I raise my arms, a bit of the skin of my forearms can be seen through that opening. Does this amount.. More

  • Pretending to pray without ablution to keep makeup Date: 2-1-2018

    A woman who prays five times a day since many years once went to an Iftaar (breaking the fast) party at school. There were mostly girls there, but there were also some male professors. She was fully adorned with makeup. When her friend told her about the prayer, she felt that she could not perform ablution as she would have to wipe the makeup off, so.. More

  • Reconciling two ahaadeeth about time for ‘Asr prayer Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. We have a hadith wherein Jibreel (Gabriel) instructed the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,to pray the ‘Asr before the length of the shadow of an object becomes twice its height, but there is another hadith which states that the ‘Asr can be prayed as long as the sun does not turn yellow. So when does the time of necessity.. More