260 fatwas

  • The methods of praying the Witr prayer Date: 4-9-2007

    Is the way of performing Witr according to the Hanafis related from Sunnah or has it some innovated things. Please mention the proof of Hanafi Witr salaah in regards of: -That it is 3 rakat with 2 sittings - That in all 3 rakat there is a surah to be read after Al Fatiha -That before qunut the hands must be raised when saying Allahu Akbar after completing.. More

  • Performing the prayer of salutation on entering the Haraam mosque Date: 10-5-2007

    A.S.A.K. Do we need to offer 2 rakat greeting prayer for kabbah like we do for mosque. Please quote with hadith. (mention name kabbah in hadith) Thanks.. More

  • Time of the Ishraaq prayer Date: 28-3-2007

    Mufti Sahib When does the time for Ishraak Salat finish. If i pray my Isharaak salat 1 hour the original time of ishraak will it be valid. Jazakallah.. More

  • A narration about performing the Sunnah prayer directly after the obligatory prayer Date: 20-2-2007

    As salamu aleykum, Does this hadeeth excist? Aishah R.A. said that the Prophet -may Allaah raise his rank- after the taslim in prayer used to sit as long at it takes to say . Allaahumma anta Al-Salaam wa minka Al-Salaam Tabaarakta Yaa Dhaa-l-Jalaali Wa Al-Ikraam." then he used to stand up to perform his sunnah prayer. (Muslim, Abu Dawud, Tirmizi).. More

  • Performing only one Rak’ah in Witr prayer Date: 19-2-2007

    As salamu aleykum, Is the following statement true? Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) is reported to have prohibited from performing one Rakaat only. (refer al-Tamheed vol.4 pg.177; al-Nukatu Tareefah pgs.182-183) Please can you quote fully those reports and tell me whether they are saheeh or weak?And why we still pray 1 rakat witr if rasulullah.. More

  • Performing the prayer of salutation to the mosque during Athaan Date: 23-1-2007

    IS it permissible to offer salat tahiatul masjid during azan.. More

  • Praying Tahajjud in congregation according to the Hanafi School Date: 23-11-2006

    Can you please inform me whether one is permitted to perform Tahajjud prayer in congregation (Jamaat) according to Hanafi Mazhab... More

  • Female students praying Taraaweeh in a hall in the university dorm Date: 10-10-2006

    aslm akm.i stay in a room the females university housing.in ramadhan they(females) perform taraweh in jamaa in a hall in the university dorms.is it okay if i perform taraweh on my own in the room,or if i do it in jamaa,out of my room in the hall?i would like to know which would yield me a higher ajr ,because i learnt that the prophet SAW said the.. More

  • The two Rak'as before the obligatory Fajr prayer Date: 31-8-2006

    is it compulsary that in fajr salah we should (compulsary) do sunnath before faraz salah??.. More

  • Performing supererogatory prayer before Fajr and 'Asr obligatory prayers Date: 24-8-2006

    Aasalamualikum wa rahmatullahe wa barakatuhu. I understand that we can not offer nafl Salah between Fajr & Ishraq and between Asr & Magrib. My question therefore is (1) Whether I say it in masjid or home, is it permissible to offer 2 or more rakat nafl Salah before I say my 2 rakat sunnat & 2 rakat fard in Fajr and 4 rakat sunnat & 4.. More

  • When to pray loudly during supererogatory night prayer Date: 16-8-2006

    while i understand from ur answers in the website that we can pray loudly in tahajjud,if we like; however my question is whether the entire prayer from start to salam can be offerred loudly or only Alfateha and sura or suras can be recited loudly. thanks. JazakumAllah khairan.. More

  • Praying Dhuha loudly and in congregation Date: 19-7-2006

    Assalaamu 'alay kum, Regarding the Duha prayer: 1. Can the recitation be audible? 2. Can it be prayed in congregration? Jazak Allah Khair.. More

  • Performing the Witr prayer with three continuous Raka'hs Date: 17-7-2006

    A person frequently performs only three rak'aat for tahajjud, making this his witr. What do you say about this?.. More

  • Sleeping, talking and eating after performing Istikhaarah prayer Date: 14-5-2006

    Assalamalikum, Could you please tell me the correct way of Isthikara prayer .I have been told that one should do this as the last thing before sleeping and not talk or eat after isthikhara prayers and sleep facing the Kabaa.Thanks.. More

  • Virtue of performing Dhuha prayer Date: 10-5-2006

    1. How do we perform Ad-Duha prayer? 2. Often being told by pious people that Ad-Duha can bring prosperity if you perform it regularly.Is there any sahih? 3. How do we recite Du'a in our sujud and rukuk?I'm very confuse, we have been taught on reciting Du'a after Salah with open hands... More