265 fatwas

  • How to Hold the Mus'haf when Reciting from It in Prayer Date: 21-10-2021

    As-salamu alaykum brothers and sisters who are answering this. I have a question regarding praying with the Quran In hand. I know it’s not permissible to pray with the Quran in hand during fard salat but I would like to pray at least 2 rakaat of sunnah salat that are extra long every day. I however don’t memorize but a few Surat of the Quran. I’m.. More

  • His Room Is Too Small and Can’t Face the Qiblah Properly Date: 19-10-2021

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. Hi! I have question. I am praying my salah the normal way. After sometime(days or weeks) I noticed that my qibla is not correct I am facing front but my qibla is a little bit on my right. My question are1. Are my previous salah accepted or not?2. I am having a hard time praying my salah ( right qibla) because.. More

  • Praying in Pants with Holes But ‘Awrah Is Not Visible from Outside Date: 12-10-2021

    Assalamu'alaykum warahmatullahi wabarokatuh. I've already see the fatwa for question about hole in pants. But, what is the ruling when holes are found in every seam of pants? It's not only one hole, rather it's many but it's tiny. The awrah won't be visible from outside where as the inside is dark, but if I look from inside of the pants, I could see.. More

  • Had Lustful Thoughts and Doubts about Purity Date: 5-10-2021

    I had lusty thoughts for 1-2 mint in washroom then while washing hands after peeing I thought I felt a drop come out. Not sure if it's real or not and clothes were a little wet so cant be certain. Plz inform me about the fatwa. .. More

  • Praying in a Dancing Hall Date: 26-9-2021

    Is it haram to pray in a dancing hall .. More

  • Talking and Sounds that Invalidate Prayer Date: 23-5-2021

    Salaam, in regards to prayer, what counts as speaking? If I accidentally say the wrong thing during the prayer e.g. if I say Assalamu alaikum instead of Assalamu alaika in tahasshud but then correct it after, would it still count as speaking? What about if I need to clear my throat to allow for easier recitation? .. More

  • 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