544 fatwas

  • Pronouncing Sami’a Allahu Liman Hamidah Correctly Date: 26-3-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum.If you pray behind someone and you are not sure whether he correctly pronounced the sharp haa (حاء) in Sami’-Allaahu liman hamidah, is the prayer valid? And is it correct to go up to that person and inquire and is it also valid to continue to pray behind him while having this doubt? May Allaah reward you with good. .. More

  • Moving the Finger in Tashahhud Date: 26-3-2018

    As-Salamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullah,We read that Shu'ayb Arna'ut described the Prophet's movement of the finger in Tashahhud as "trembling unintentionally" due to the cold (as in the Hadith of Wa'il who visited in the winter), the old age of Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) and the return of the poison which weakened him. An indication of this is.. More

  • Waking Up Shortly before Sunrise with Wet Dreams Date: 19-3-2018

    AssalamualaikumIf a person wakes up about 15 minutes before sunrise but in a state of janaabah and when he completes ghusl the time for fajr had elapsed. It takes nearly 10 minutes for him to do ghusl maybe because of waswaas etc.Does he come under the heading of delibrately missing prayer and kufr? .. More

  • Last Tashahhud Is a Pillar of the Prayer Date: 27-2-2018

    salam. pls dont refer to other answers. is Salah valid if one reads the shortest version of tashahhud in last sitting? .. More

  • Intention Does not Have to be Uttered Date: 14-2-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum. I have a small question that I really need answered. I have been trying to get this question answered specifically but have not gotten a chance yet. It is not that big of a question anyways, and I did ask one Shaykh (may Allaah reward him with good) but he gave me a general answer. The question is: when making intention for any act.. More

  • Where to place the Right Hand over the Left Hand in Prayer Date: 24-1-2018

    Sheikh u didnt reply my question plz read it carefull and reply with a proper answer and if u dont wanna do it or dont have time to do so then plz say "NO" dont keep us waitting for answer and when answer came you reffer us to different quetion which not the answer of mine sp plz read it care fully.Assalam o alikum,sheikh what is the opinion of four.. More

  • Reciting Salaah Ibraaheemiyyah quickly in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the validity of the prayer of a person who recited the Salaah Al-Ibraaheemiyyah quickly or in a fast pace because of a reason? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Not sitting properly in Tashahhud for fear of passing gas Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the ruling on a person who does not completely sit during the Tashhahud? What if the person is sitting but is not completely at ease and low in their sitting position due to a fear of relaxing too much and consequently passing wind during the prayer? This happens to me throughout prayer, and I often feel that I have not met the requirement of.. More

  • Bowing and then reciting Al-Faatihah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs, Yesterday, in the third unit of prayer, I forgot to recite Surat Al-Faatihah and recited Surat Al-Ikhlaas and then bowed, but I then realized this and then said Takbeer (saying: Allahu Akbar [Allah is Most Great]) after raising my head from bowing or after saying: "Allah hears the one who praises.. More

  • Details about raising hands in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. When did our Prophet, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,start raising his hands in the prayer? According to Hanafi scholars, he did do so for some time but did not continue doing it. Can you please give me the details regarding raising the hands in prayer? .. More

  • Taking shoes off before praying Date: 3-1-2018

    One of my colleagues has left the congregational and Friday prayers because he has to take off his shoes before entering the mosque. Because of that, for the last year, he has been praying the Thuhr prayer at home instead of the Friday prayer, and he prays the daily prayers at home or in the workplace. When we asked him about this, he said that he referred.. More

  • Qunoot supplication with singular or plural pronoun Date: 3-1-2018

    I read your fatwa No. 236215, where you said: If you are leading the prayer as an imam, then you should use the plural pronoun in the Qunoot supplication because you supplicate for yourself and for the congregation. The Fiqh Encyclopedia reads, "If the praying person is an imam, it is desirable not to supplicate for himself only; rather, he should.. More

  • Making deliberate mistake in reciting Al-Faatihah in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Is your prayer valid if you deliberately make a minor error in Surat Al-Faatihah or the Tashahhud even though you can say it right? For example, I prefer to not elongate the "Daud" in "wala-d-daal-leen". Please answer according to the Shaafi‘i School of Fiqh. .. More

  • Shaafi'i view on prolonging sitting between two prostrations Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the Shaafi‘i position on elongating the sitting between the two prostrations? Is it valid to follow the opinion that it does not invalidate the prayer? .. More

  • Multiple intentions in voluntary prayer Date: 2-1-2018

    If I want to offer Salah Al-Haajah (prayer of need), can I make the intention of Salah At-Tawbah (prayer of repentance) as well? .. More