260 fatwas

  • Night prayers during Ramadan Date: 8-12-2004

    I do pray Salat Qiyaam Al-layl at mosque for eight Raka'h plus 3 Raka'h of Salat Al-Witr every night. Now I want also to pray Salat al-Tahajjud at mid night because of the last 10 days of Ramadhaan so can you tell me how many Raka'h can I pray for these two times?.. More

  • A lady performing her Taraaweeh prayer in her home Date: 7-12-2004

    I have three questions: First, which one is better a lady to perform her Taraaweeh prayer in the mosque or in her home? Second, I am a busy mum I pray my Taraaweeh prayer at late hours in evening like 10:00 or 11:00. Is that allowed my third question? Does Tasbeeh prayer have Tashahhud? The four Raka's do I have to pray all of it together.. More

  • Women praying Taraaweeh in congregation Date: 7-12-2004

    Question No. 250027. The answer I got is not for my question. Let me make it more clear. For example there are ten girls, two of them are Haafiza. They pray at one of the Haafiza's house. They arrange a single row, now one of the Haafiza reside Qur'aan loudly so everybody can hear during Taraaweeh like a Jamaa'. Other Haafiza listened and.. More

  • Reward for prayers Date: 5-12-2004

    Sir in ordinary days and Ramadhaan days how many times we will get more benefit 1 is to 10 or 1 is to 70. See in India the people use to says if we pray one Raka's Salat then we will get 70 times more but in Arab countries use to says only 10 times more which one is true. As well if we pray in Madeenah how many Darja we will get more and in.. More

  • Numbers of Rak'ahs in Taraweeh prayer Date: 1-12-2004

    On what bases do the leaders of Masjid Al-Haraam and Nabawi offer twenty Rak’ahs when there is clear Hadeeth of Aa'ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, which says that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, never offered more than eight Rak’ahs regardless of any month? .. More

  • Recitation of Taraaweeh prayer Date: 25-11-2004

    Could you please tell me if you can read Taraaweeh prayer in four Raka'h at a time as well as two? Or do you have to read in only two Raka'h at a time?.. More

  • Making intention during Taraaweeh prayers Date: 18-11-2004

    Do you make intention (Niyyah) for 20 Raka'as Taraaweeh, at once or every Raka'as. .. More

  • Matters of Tahajjud prayer Date: 18-11-2004

    Should the Surah in Tahajjud prayer be recited loudly? Is Qunoot in the last Raka'h Sunnah or Fardh? i.e. if we forget to recite Qunoot do we have to do sujoodussaahwah? Hope you will answer this question. .. More

  • Taraaweeh prayer during Ramadan Date: 2-11-2004

    I have 3 questions about Ramadhaan according to Hanafi Madhab. I had an argument with a friend about these topics recently. 1. I know to go for Taraaweeh is not Fardh on anyone but Sunnah, but can you tell me the benefits for men to go to the Masjid and pray? 2) Is it necessary for Muslims to finish the Qur'aan during Ramadhaan? 3) And last,.. More

  • Taraaweeh prayers Date: 27-10-2004

    1) Taraaweeh prayer is there any Hadeeth that indicates that whole Qur'aan should be recited in these prayers? 2) Isn't better to recite few Surah slowly and with Khushou', than the whole Juz' and fast and sometimes nobody understands anything .. More

  • Clarification of the recommended Sunnah prayers Date: 23-9-2004

    I would like to ask you 3 questions in regards to prayers. Someone in an earlier fatwa asked you about the five daily prayers and the recommended Sunnah that go along with them. I am really concerned with the fact that you stated Thuhr prayer consisted of 4 Raka'h Sunnah before the Fard, and 2 after. I have always been taught that it was 2 Sunnah,.. More

  • Istikhaara prayer Date: 16-9-2004

    My friend is Ahmadi. He wants to select correct religion as he is in doubt. He wants to do Istikhaara for this matter. Is this right? .. More

  • Nawafil after obligatory prayers Date: 2-8-2004

    Regarding the Sunnah and Nafil Salaats that we offer before and after every Fardh with Jama'ah: are we allowed to offer four raka'as of Sunnah or Nafil salaats with one Salaam and two Tashahhud (sitting) or is it compulsory to offer all the salaats in two raka'as only? Please answer according to the Sunnah. .. More

  • Sunnah prayers while traveling Date: 29-7-2004

    My question is while in a journey are sunnah necessary to ‎pray or not? And please explain it briefly how we pray ‎in journeys do we only pray half farz in journey only. I will ‎wait for your reply. .. More

  • Repeating Istikharah regarding a marriage proposal Date: 21-7-2004

    I would like to know if you can help. A proposal was offered me for marriage and I wanted to take it saying, 'yes' but others put doubts in my mind and pressured me to do Istikharah. I prayed Istikharah and there are problems. I haven't answered to the marriage proposal, and if the other finished by ending the marriage proposal, would this be outcome.. More