334 fatwas

  • Praying behind latecomer after imaam makes tasleem Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom. When we arrived at the mosque to pray the congregational prayer, the imam had already made the final salutation, but we saw some latecomers who caught some units of the prayer, my question is: What is better: form a second congregational prayer, or take one of the latecomers as our imam. .. More

  • Abandoning prayer in mosque to avoid Tableeghis Date: 9-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I am 22 years old and have a very bad temper. I was really committed to praying in the mosque, but then some of the people of theTableeghi Jamaa’ah started approaching me and tried to enroll me in their activities. I really hate them for their false beliefs and Sufism as well as their abandoning the study of the.. More

  • No scholar held that man praying at home is disbeliever Date: 27-9-2016

    Please answer this question quickly and do not recommend other answers. Some scholars consider praying in congregation a condition for the validity of prayer. So if one deliberately prays at home, is he a disbeliever according to scholars? .. More

  • Quran memorizers leaving the congregational prayer Date: 23-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have a question. My question is that we have a problem in our place of prayer, which is that the ones that have memorized the Quran do not want to pray with people. I tried to force one of them by reminding them of the hadith of the prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam. .. More

  • Praying in congregation near end of prayer time Date: 18-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I like to pray on time. My husband has the habit of always delaying it. He always tells me to wait for him so that we can pray in congregation. Sometimes, it means that I have to wait until the end of the prayer time approaches. It causes issues between us because I want to pray on time and he does not let me do that. His argument.. More

  • Praying behind Imaam who prays quickly and makes mistakes in his recitation Date: 7-6-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. Please give me a quick response. At work, we, around 30 men, make congregation for the Maghrib prayer in the office prayer room. The problem, however, is that the regular imam prays very fast, and his recitation alsocontains some major mistakes. Besides him, though, there is another man who prays moderately and whose recitation is.. More

  • Praying in congregation without aligning feet with row Date: 27-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I just recently prayed the Ishaa prayer and wanted to ask about something. I was praying next to someone, and when we were bowing, I noticed that our legs did not align next to each other's very well. He was standing a little behind me and our legs were not parallel. Is this an issue? Also, please answer the previous questions that.. More

  • Praying on chair in Masjid Date: 10-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. In reference to your fatwa regarding praying seated in the chair; that it is of two types: praying the whole prayer seated, to place the back leg of the chair in line with the row; and to place the front leg of the chair in line with the row if you are sitting in the chair only for prostration and tashahhud. What I want know.. More

  • Praying behind a person who does not pray regularly Date: 7-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a 23-year-old does not regularly pray (some days he does not pray at all) and his father asks him to lead the prayer, especially when they pray at home, can he lead the prayer? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • The imaam delegating someone else to lead the people in prayer Date: 17-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom brothers in Islam, my questions are the following: 1. Considering the fact that the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam, andthe four Caliphs did not delegate others to lead the prayer, is it in accordance with the Sunnah to delegate another person to lead our prayer instead of the Amir/Imam of the community? 2. What should.. More

  • When the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, performed obligatory prayer at home Date: 27-1-2016

    Did ProphetMuhammad, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,ever pray at home? .. More

  • Praying behind an imaam with corrupt beliefs Date: 25-1-2016

    The imam in my locality believes that Allaah is above His Throne. In addition to that, he also believes that Allaah is everywhere. Can I pray behind this imam? [Please do not refer to similar questions that have already been asked on this website.] .. More

  • Joining two persons praying in congregation in the last sujood Date: 22-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Two are performing the prayer, one as the imam and another following him at his side, a little behind him. Another person enters during the last rak'ah (unit of prayer) during the sajdah (prostration). Should he follow the imam? And how? And if so, then what should the first guy do; move back or sit in sajdah and complete his prayer?.. More

  • Raising from rukoo' or sujood before the imaam Date: 16-1-2016

    This is a bit urgent, does doing raising from rukoo' or sujood before the imam invalidate one's prayer? If so under what conditions (intentional/unintentional) does the prayer need to be repeated? .. More

  • Validity of prayer behind the Murji'ah Date: 9-1-2016

    Praying behidn the Murji'ah is not allowed! It was narrated from Imam Muhammad bin Aslam that he said: “I heard Yazid ibn Harun say, “Whosoever is a caller/scholar of irjaa’, the prayer behind him has to be repeated.” [Al-Laalika’i 5/1067] Does this mean that that the Murjiah are disbelievers! May Allaah reward you Shaykh. .. More