337 fatwas

  • Bowing the Head Down in Tasleem Has No Basis Date: 2-12-2020

    When finishing Salah (at the end of the prayer) is this the salam supposed to be done by bowing the head in the middle then looking right and bowing back in the middle and looking left or is it bida'ah to bow the head at all? Hope to get a reply soon. Thanks. Jazakallah khair.Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wa barakatu. .. More

  • Leading the Family in Prayer Including Female Cousin and Her Husband Date: 2-12-2020

    As salamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu I have a question regarding the ruling on leading prayers in my house hold for the last few months my cousin and her husband have been living with our family they live in the basement we all eat together and watch tv from time to time i lead the prayer in my house my cousin who is a female has never been.. More

  • After Finishing the Prayer, in which Direction should the Imaam Face Towards? Date: 16-7-2020

    Assalaamu 'alay kum, Where does the imam turn after the prayer, toward the people facing them directly or toward his right or left? Or are all three of these three places reported from the sunnah? .. More

  • Led People In Prayer and Thought that He Mispronounced a Letter Date: 9-6-2020

    I lead some people in Asr, but in one rakat, the first ‘ha’ of sami Allaahu liman hamidah’ I said as a strong 'ha' instead of light 'ha'. I later did the prostration of forgetfulness by myself. Was this salah valid for me? .. More

  • Praying Behind Imaams Who Pronounce Letters Improperly Date: 1-6-2020

    Asalamualikum all of those who are on this website. My question is that I live in an arab country and as so you know arabs are perfect in reading Quran. But still I find many arab imams pronouncing the letters of Surah Fatiha wrong. They pronounce the letter ض as ظ and letter ذ as د. I find extremely few imams who recite totally correct. This thing.. More

  • Lives Far; Is He Obliged To Attend Congregation? Date: 3-3-2020

    Here in Germany the Masaajid are not allowed to make the Adhan loudly. The nearest Masjid to my home as per beeline (linear distance) is 1.27km away but the actual walking distance is 2.4km because the way is not straight and I have to walk through the city. Then there is another Masjid that is around 1.6km away, both linear distance and actual walking.. More

  • The Imam Standing Higher Than Those Behind Him Date: 2-10-2019

    Assalam 'alaykum, Please i need a comprehensive evidence that prohibits the Imam having an elevated platform higher than the rest of the congregation for Salah. .. More

  • Want to Pray in the Mosque Contrary to School's Instructions Date: 10-9-2019

    In the school where I teach, the principal asked the teachers to pray in congregation with the students in the school's premises instead of going to the nearby mosque so that the teachers would be able to guard the students. If there are already enough teachers to guard the students, do I have to go and pray in the nearby mosque or can I pray in the.. More

  • Who Leads the Prayer if One of the Two is Praying an Optional Prayer Date: 10-9-2019

    If a person comes laye to the congregation and misses the prayer and then someone offers to pray with him, so as to give him "charity", then which one of them leads the prayer, can it only be two people, and is this valid for all of the 5 daily prayers? .. More

  • Prayed behind an Imam who Has Wrong Beliefs Date: 2-9-2019

    Assalamu alaykum. Suppose i prayed in a masjid for a whole month, then i came to know that the imam is a pure berelwi, who has severe shirki aqidah. Now are my all previous prayers invalid? Should i repeat them? .. More

  • Walking Downstairs and Upstairs 5 Times a Day to Go to Mosque Date: 15-5-2019

    I live in the fifth floor of our building and there is no elevator. This means that I need to walk downstairs and upstairs 5 times per day in order to go the mosque. Can this (absence of elevator) be an excuse for not going to the mosque? .. More

  • Following the Imaam During Congregational Prayers Date: 22-4-2019

    Salamualikum ! I came to learn that surah fathia is obligatory in salah in 3rd and 4th rakah . I used to lag behind Imam so people advised me not to lag . Anyways , this created fear of people in me . while praying in congregation while sitting between 2 prostrations i join the imam late in the next sajdah because I used to feel like I am leaving the.. 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

  • Etiquettes When Leading People In Prayer Date: 17-3-2019

    AsSalamualikum I have 1 question. You see, in my country, some shopping malls are equipped with prayer rooms. And most of the time, I am asked to be the Iman to a small group of people (around 2-4 it depends actually). Therefore, I was hoping that you could educate me on the rules and etiquette or everything I need to know to be an imam to both my family.. More

  • Not Safe to Pray Fajr and Isha in Mosque Date: 6-2-2019

    My parent does not allow me to go to the mosque which is 10 mins away from my home for fajr and Esha salah. Because of fear that someone might attack me.Also because of these recent events. During Ramadan I used to stay in my grandparent place(less than 15 mins by car from my location) where I go to the mosque for fajr prayer alhamdulillah no harm happen.. More