545 fatwas

  • What to say in Rukoo' and Sujood Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum! I sent you two questions, but you did not answer me and said that there are already similar questions. However, that is not true! The answers that you gave me did not answer my question. Please, I need an answer. I am not pleased with the answer because you linked me to other questions which did not answer my question! You can look.. More

  • When to say Takbeer in transition from standing to Rukoo’ in prayer Date: 7-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read the following on https://islamqa.info/en/82627 concerning the Takbeeraat of movement: "So he should start saying Takbeer (saying: Allaahu Akbar) when he starts to bow and end it before he reaches the bowing position so that his Takbeer comes between the two postures of standing and bowing." But how about if you raise your hands.. More

  • Reciting Soorah in inaudible congregational prayer Date: 7-6-2016

    The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,was performing the Thuhr prayer when a person praying behind him began to recite “Sabbih Isma Rabbik Al-A’la.” Upon completing his prayers, the Messenger, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,asked who that was. The person identified himself, so the Messenger, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa.. More

  • Saying Aameen loudly after Faatihah Date: 4-6-2016

    How can we prove that saying ameen out loud after the Faatihah was a regular practice of the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,and not something that he did only at the initial stages of teaching how to perform the prayer (as claimed by the Hanafis)? How can we prove that this practice of saying "ameen" loudly was not abrogated? .. More

  • When it is obligatory to repeat the prayer Date: 30-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I asked a question yesterday regarding wiping over the socks during Wudu' (fatwa 2614667), and I thank you so much for the very swift response. It was a referral to another fatwa that covered half of the question. The other half of the question was not clearly addressed, and I feel that I probably should have been.. More

  • Moving pointed finger in tashahhud Date: 30-5-2016

    Could it be that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,moved his finger in the prayer due to old age and not being able to keep it still, like it was reported from 'Aa'ishah, that he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,would sit in the prayer in his old age? This would explain why Waa'il, a Companion from Yemen who spent little time with the Prophet,.. More

  • How Imaam Maalik extended his index finger in tashahhud Date: 27-5-2016

    In fatwa no. 276157, you mentioned the reason why Maalik pointed with the palm facing left in the Tashahhud; is this what Maalik saw the people of Madinah do, and was this Maalik's opinion or the opinion of those who came later in his school? Was Ibn Abi Zayd the first to mention this type of pointing in his Risalah? .. More

  • Pointing index finger between prostrations Date: 17-5-2016

    We read in the Silsilah that Al-Albaani said that as far as he knows Ibn Al-Qayyim was the first to hold the legality of pointing between prostrations. Is it true that pointing at this time was never reported from any of the Salaf? Also, is Abdur-Razzaq As-San'ani considered weak when narrating alone from Ath-Thawri? .. More

  • Praying on carpets bearing images of animals Date: 17-5-2016

    What is the ruling on using carpets used that have pictures of animals in the mosque? Is praying on them allowed? .. More

  • Distance between feet in individual prayer Date: 16-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What should be the distance between one's feet when praying by yourself? .. More

  • Passing in front of person praying sunnah to join congregational prayer Date: 16-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. (1) Suppose that someone is praying a voluntary prayer while the iqaamah (second, small call to prayer) is being called. Is it permissible for me to pass in front of him to join the congregation? (2) If someone prays without a sutrah (an object that prevents others from passing in front of the praying person within his praying area).. More

  • Looking at place of prostration in prayer Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Salafi Shaykh. The scholars say that you should look at the place of prostation while bowing, but I would like to know what the opinion of four Imams of the Madhabs is Reguarding where one should look while bowing? May Allaah reward you. Please give a brief answer. .. More

  • Standing on toes does not invalidate prayer Date: 11-5-2016

    Is your prayer invalid if your heals do not touch the ground when you stand up in prayer? Sometimes, my feet are on my skirt, so then I stand on my toes to pull the skirt from underneath them. Does this invalid my prayer? .. More

  • Tasbeeh in bowing and prostration is Sunnah, not obligation Date: 11-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have just concluded the Maghrib prayer behind the imam (I was following behind the imam) when I got up from bowing and realized (or at least predominantly believe) that I forgot to do tasbeeh (saying 'sobhaan Allaah') even once. At the time, I was distracted with errant thoughts and did not realize until I was in the middle of the.. More

  • Fighting urge to laugh while praying Date: 21-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I often feel the urge to laugh during my prayer, without any reason. So if I interrupt my recitation while attempting not to laugh and then restart it, is my prayer valid? May Allaah reward you. .. More