262 fatwas

  • Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid takes precedence over greeting worshippers in the mosque Date: 25-12-2012

    I went to the mosque to perform prayer and found some worshippers sitting inside the mosque waiting for the prayer so I greeted them saying, "Assalaamu ‘Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuh". Some of them returned the greeting while one of them objected, claiming that such an act was impermissible. He told me that I should have performed the prayer.. More

  • Scholars differ in opinion concerning Salat Al-Haajah (Need prayer) Date: 24-12-2012

    I need to know sufficient information about the Need Prayer. Does it consist of twelve Rak‘ahs?.. More

  • Place of Ishraaq prayer and time of Tahajjud prayer Date: 2-12-2012

    For Ishrak Prayer, is it a must to sit in mosque till the sun comes out or one can go home or Office and offer the two rakk'ah there also when the time is right. Also the first prayer call for fajar is for the Tahajud time starting or finishing. I mean can someone offer Tahajud Prayer after the first prayer call. .. More

  • When to say Tasbeeh during sitting for Tashahhud in Tasbeeh prayer Date: 10-11-2012

    Assalam alaykum.i'm very happy to receive the answer to my question on salaatustasbeeh.but dear sheikh,one part of my question has not been answered that is during first and second sittings do i recite the tasbehaat before tashahud or after it? .. More

  • Virtues of performing the Taraaweeh prayers Date: 10-11-2012

    assalam alaikm,, if a person pray tharaweeh heard his all sins will be forgiven,heard if pray 2nd day his parents sins be forgiven,if the parents already passed away will the sins of them forgiven?if the sins forgiven really are they without sins in the grave? if a muslim not practiced religion but a believer at his last moment if others make.. More

  • The way to perform the night prayer on a daily basis Date: 29-9-2012

    Assalamu Alaykum. I use to do 20 Rakats + 3( Shafa & witr ) for Salatul Layl. So, the 20 Rakats are 10 Prayers of 2 Rakats, and the 1rst Rakat I use to recite FATIHA and IKHLAS, 2nd Rakat: FATIHA and KAFIRUNA The Shafa prayer: 2 Rakats; 1rst FATIHA and NASS, 2nd FATIHA and FALAKHI. The Witr prayer, one Rakat: FATIHA, plus 3 IKHLASS plus FALAKHI,.. More

  • Different types of voluntary prayers Date: 8-8-2012

    Salaam Alaikum Shaikh, How many types of prayers are there in our Deen and can we pray the following prayers? The two rak'ahs of entering into pilgrim sanctity (Ihram) The two rak'ahs of need (Salatul Haajah) The two rak'ahs of leaving the house and entering it, The two rak'ahs of leaving the Prophet's mosque, The two rak'ahs of entering a land.. More

  • Is leaving the Naafilah prayers a sin? Date: 26-6-2012

    If a person offers only Furd(Obligatory)prayer and leaves sunnat and nafal i.e He only prays 4 furz of Zohr prayer then Is he 'SINFULL"....or not .. More

  • Performing two Rak’ahs Sunnah after ablution at times when it is disliked to pray Date: 22-2-2012

    Salam alaikum, I have heard that it is recomennded to pray 2 Rakaa after every Wudu. Can one pray those 2 Rakaa also at the time when praying is not allowed, such as after Asr? Would those 2 Rakaa be additional to the sunnah Rakaa before a fard prayer if I make Wudi for the fard prayer? Salam alaikum.. More

  • How to perform Istikhaarah and how to supplicate to Allaah Date: 2-2-2012

    assalamu alaikum va rahmathullahi va barakathuhu my family was arranging marriage with my cousin who wass not pious so i prayed isthikara that oh allah give him not to me but everything went opposite to my dua.so i started accepting it and started making dua to allah everytime that oh allah make my cousin pious and give him to me in whatever way you.. More

  • Sunnah after Maghrib Prayer and repeating Takbeer loudly behind the Imaam if necessary Date: 1-12-2011

    * Is there any extra nafl prayers mentioned in Sahih Ahadith after Maghrib prayer?? * Is it true that reading Surah Inshirah helps to keep the heart well.. since the Prophet's (pbuh) ''open heart surgery'' by the angels before going to Miraj was done by reciting it? * Why does the muazzin at masjid ul haram repeat 'takbir' after the imam? Is there any.. More

  • Performed Istikhaarah to change his course to medicine Date: 27-11-2011

    Assalamualaikum. I am a university student studying Islamic Banking. Recently I have been considering to change my course to Medicine. After doing istikhara, the events that follow are pointing more towards medicine.for example, during the economy class, the lecturer used doctor as an example.And in my englisg class, also mentioned about studying.. More

  • Performing the prayer of repentance after ‘Asr Date: 8-9-2011

    Salaam Alaikum Sheikh - After the completion of Asr prayer is it permissible to do the following things ? 1. To pray 4 Rak'ah which were to be done between Adhaan and Iqaama of Asr time and circumstantially missed before Fard prayer. 2. To pray 2 Rak'ah of forgiveness if committed any sin unexpectedly. 3. To pray 2 Rak'ah Sunnah prayer that were performed.. More

  • Making the intention in the two Rak’ahs before the Rak'ah of Witr Date: 26-6-2011

    assalamu alaikum Could you please tell me that while praying 3 rakat witr prayer with two tasleem, what intention should I have in the first two rakat? intention for witr prayer or sunnah prayer? jazak Allah khairan.. More

  • Prayer between two Athaans Date: 12-5-2011

    I perform the voluntary prayers based on the Hadeeth of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, which reads: "May Allaah shower with mercy whoever performs four Rak‘ahs before 'Asr (late afternoon) Prayer" and the saying of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam: "Between every two Athaans there is a prayer." The third time, he said: "For.. More