528 fatwas

  • Performing Only Obligatory Prayer Date: 26-3-2020

    What is the ruling on praying only fard prayers? I used to always only perform the fard prayers for each prayer. Is all of the prayers I performed invalid? .. More

  • Lacks Khushoo’ in Prayer Date: 25-3-2020

    Assalamu Alaikum I do not know how to tell my story. Since I was little i was taught everything about Islam. And, praise be to Allah, I believe in Him, and that there is no God but Him, His messengers, may peace be with them all, His books, the day of judgment and in His decree. I also believe that prayer is obligatory, as well as zakat, etc. The.. More

  • Commended to Perform All Sunnah Acts of The Prayer Date: 23-2-2020

    When I pray, I do the minimum that's required. I aim for validity instead of reward. For example I do the obligatory actions and miss out probably most of the sunnah actions. And I slouch and cross my arms. I still respect Salah fully though, I just make it as easy as possible. Am I sinful for this in any way? And what about the Hadith about prayer.. More

  • Overcome by Sleep in Prayer Date: 18-2-2020

    If a person is very sleepy while praying, for example, he can barely stand or keep his eyes open, he keeps forgetting or does not know at which point of the prayer in which he is, he doesn't know that which he is saying, etc., then can he take a nap, even if he thinks that he will most likely miss the time of the prayer, and then perform it later? Especially.. More

  • Spitting On the Hand Whilst Praying In The Mosque Date: 11-11-2019

    In prayer, is it okay if i spit to bottom or the left in the masjid but then i catch the substance with my hand or my cloth or something else?. so then the masjid carpet or floor dont get dirty. .. More

  • Repetition of Al-Faatihah or Tashahhud Does Not Invalidate Prayer Date: 8-10-2019

    Assalam alaikum, Does repeating Fatiha or tashahud deliberately sometimes more than once invalidate Salah especially if the person suffers from doubts in nearly every Salah. Jazakallahu khair .. More

  • Cannot Catch up with the Imam If I Recite Al-Faatihah Date: 2-10-2019

    Since i am somewhat slow at reciting the faatiha, I barely catch the imam in rukoo' and sometimes i doubt whether i made rukoo' with him because he started to rise as i get into bowing position. So in this situations where i doubt having caught rukoo' with the imam, do i need to repeat the rakah? And does it matter if i feel most likely that i either.. More

  • Knowing the Time of the Prayers according to Calendars Date: 27-8-2019

    Is it true that one should add 3 to 5 min to the time of sunset which is stated in newspapers and various websites (like timeunitarium.com .. More

  • Putting a Tablet Under the Tongue While Praying Date: 30-6-2019

    I am a diabetic and heart patient. Time to time my diabetic level fluctuate. Can a I perform my obligatory prayer keeping something in my mouth, such as a tablet under the tongue to release my heart problem or a sweet to increase my sugar level in my body .. More

  • Positions of Raising Index Finger Date: 23-6-2019

    As-salaamu aleykum, I would like to know the Islamic meaning of pointing the index finger of the hand upwards. May Allaah bless you. .. More

  • When to Prostrate for Forgetfulness When Combining Prayers If Mistake Is in First Prayer Date: 9-5-2019

    If i combine prayers and do something in the first prayer that makes me have to do sujud sahw, do i do sujud sahw in the first prayer or in the second prayer ? .. More

  • Where to Place One’s Hands During Prostration Date: 8-5-2019

    Is it obligatory to line up hands with ears or shoulders in prostation? .. More

  • Prayed With A Paint Spot on His Nail Date: 10-4-2019

    Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhAbout a month ago i painted walls, i washed my hands to get rid of the paint, made wudu and prayed. The next day i came to know that there was still a little bit of paint on my nail left from the day before and the water couldnt reach this spot. What should i do? .. More

  • Turning the Head Slightly During Prayer Date: 25-3-2019

    Assalum alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. In the final rakaa of my prayer, after reciting salatul Ibrahimiyyah, I turned my face to my right side (as someone would do when saying the tasleem) and said the beginning of the dua after the tashahud (allahuma inni authu bika min athabi jahannam) without completing it. After I had realized my face was.. More

  • Making Up Missed Rak’ahs with the Imam Date: 19-3-2019

    If one misses 3 rakats in a 4 rakat salah how can he offer the misses 3 rakats ofsalah .. More