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  • Turning the Head Slightly During Prayer Date: 25-3-2019

    Assalum alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. In the final rakaa of my prayer, after reciting salatul Ibrahimiyyah, I turned my face to my right side (as someone would do when saying the tasleem) and said the beginning of the dua after the tashahud (allahuma inni authu bika min athabi jahannam) without completing it. After I had realized my face was.. More

  • Putting Mobile Phone on Silent Mode While Praying Date: 27-11-2018

    Assalamu alaykum. If i forget to make my phone silent and start praying (in congregation) then remember during prayer, should I immediately make it silent or should I wait untill it rings and then make it silent? .. More

  • Loses Khushoo' in Prayer Due to Whispers Date: 8-10-2018

    I get these whispers for example in Salah and I lose Kushoo saying “so what if Allah is infront of me while I pray” then other times I understand how big of a deal it is and what it means if Allah is infront of me and I have more Kushoo. What should I do? .. More

  • Turning off mobile phone on floor while praying Date: 21-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Suppose that a man keeps his android mobile on the floor in front of him without putting it on silent. Then he starts praying in congregation. After a while, the mobile starts ringing while the imam is reciting. How should he stop it? .. More

  • Praying with smell of garlic on hands Date: 20-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I can smell garlic from my fingers/nails for even more than 20 hours even after washing them with soap many times. Is there any sin on me or did I do something disliked by praying with this smell? I use soap that is a little bit scented. (It is halal, praise be to Allaah.) I have a face wash.. More

  • Praying with retainers in mouth Date: 23-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can I pray with my retainers inserted in my mouth? I have been having pronunciation issues ever since I adjusted my jawline, and due to the shape of the retainers, they may actually make it easier for me to pronounce my words. .. More

  • Definition of Ishtimaal as-Sammaa' and Al-Ihtibaa' Date: 13-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. This is a hadith from Sahih Bhukhaari, Volume 1, Book 10, Number 558: Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,forbade two kinds of sales, two kinds of dresses, and two prayers. He forbade offering prayers after the Fajr prayer till the rising of the sun and after the 'Asr prayer till its setting... More

  • Praying on carpets bearing images of animals Date: 17-5-2016

    What is the ruling on using carpets used that have pictures of animals in the mosque? Is praying on them allowed? .. More

  • Placing prostration counter on prayer mat Date: 6-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. We have developed a product that records prostrations and rakʻahs (units of prayer)performed by the worshipper while praying. The product is placed in front of the prayer mat. A small screen that displays the number of prostrations performed is mounted on the product. It does not contain any video or music. People often forget.. More

  • Praying while holding in wind Date: 24-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In most of my prayers, I feel like passing wind, so I do hold it in sometimes and continue my prayer, especially when it happens too often. I do not have any medical issues that could cause that; I prayed about this, but it seems to be more of a psychological issue. I always feel guilty about holding it in because when I ask about.. More

  • Ruling on repeating Al-Faatihah in prayer instead of reciting another soorah Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know the ruling on the follwoing: 1. Reciting Al-Faatihah as another surah after Al-Faatihah in the prayer. 2. Reciting the du'as (invocations) after the azan without actually having heard the azan. .. More

  • Disliked to place anything in the Mihraab that causes distractions Date: 6-10-2015

    Asalam o alikun sir my question is that Digital clock placed near the mehrab.is acceptable.either it is jaiaz.any type of disturbance is occered in their namaz or not .. More

  • There is no harm in turning off a cell phone during the prayer with a slight movement Date: 24-8-2015

    What is the religious ruling on an Imaam whose cell phone rings during the prayer (and he does not answer it)? Does this invalidate his prayer? .. More

  • Placing one's hands on the waist during the prayer Date: 20-8-2015

    What is meant by the forbiddance of placing one's hands on his waist during the prayer? .. More

  • Yawning should be suppressed in prayer Date: 30-4-2015

    Assalamu Alaikkum. Jazakkallah for responding me. And I would like to know about yawning during prayer.I went through the Fatwa no.152883 and still I have a Question,that if it happens several time(very often)will the same fatwa apply?and do we want to say 'A'oodhubillah' every time? Because,I start to yawn continuously during Salah,not only for Fajr,also.. More