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  • Starting the Prayer before the Athaan Is Complete Date: 17-4-2002

    Is it possible to start prayer immediately after the Muezzin calls Allahu Akbar or just wait until he finishes the whole Azan? We work hard here in America and have just limited time for lunch and rest, just 45 minutes. .. More

  • Prayer Times for Astronauts and Space Travelers Date: 28-1-2002

    Many non-Muslims have asked me, how will Islamic rules will apply on people travelling in space. Islam is a Universal relegion there must be a way to live our lives without using Sun or Moon as our indicators of time. .. More

  • Fasting and Praying Where Time Is Difficult To Determine Date: 16-1-2002

    Many non-Muslims have asked me, what the rules are for fasting and praying for people living in areas like Greenland, where days are very long. .. More

  • Time of Prayer Date: 30-5-2001

    What is the time period for each prayer? .. More

  • Times of Muslim Prayers Date: 20-7-2000

    Why are Muslims obliged to pray at a certain time? Fajr, Thuhr, ‘Asr, Maghrib and ‘Isha. .. More

  • Time of Maghrib Prayer Date: 9-10-1999

    The time of maghrib: when does it start and end? Is there a set time for it, and is there a time when it is makrouh? .. More

  • Issues Related to the Fajr, ‘Isha and Witr Prayers Date: 20-9-1999

    My question is about the Isha prayer. Why did the Prophet say that if it was not hard on my people I would have ordered them to delay the Isha prayer. and specially for women? please explain . the second part of my question: suppose I am outside and the Isha prayer came is it O.K. if I pray it when I go home and it is still during the Isha time (i.e.. More

  • Time of Isha prayer Date: 20-9-1999

    My question is about the Isha prayer. Why did the Prophet say that if it was not hard on my people I would have ordered them to delay the Isha prayer and especially for women? Please explain . Second question: if I am outside and the Isha prayer came, is it O.K. if I pray it when I go home and it is still during Isha time (i.e before 12 a.m.)? ls.. More

  • Delaying Isha prayer Date: 1-9-1999

    I know the hadeeeth which says that a woman can delay the Isha prayer. Why is it preferable to delay it? Another thing, suppose I have some friends and we are sitting and the prayer time came for Isha and i kept sitting with them for about an hour (still in the time of Isha), is this delay OK, or should I leave them and pray immediately? If so, why.. More

  • When to start the prayer Date: 15-8-1999

    When could you start to pray? Is it at the start of the Azan or after it?.. More