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  • Sunnah before Isha prayer Date: 25-1-2004

    Is there any Sunnah Ratib before Isha prayer?.. More

  • Time for praying Rawatib Date: 13-11-2003

    Can Sunnah prayers (Rawatib) be offered in the Mosque before the Azan is called?.. More

  • Rawatib should be prayed only in time Date: 9-10-2003

    Is Azan compulsory for offering Sunnah prayers? For Fard prayers it is necessary but can Sunnah prayers be offered before the Azan is called?.. More

  • Switching places for voluntary prayers after obligatory prayer Date: 13-9-2003

    After finishing the Fard prayers (obligatory), many people switch places with someone or move to a different spot in order to pray the Nafilah prayers. I was wondering if this is from the Sunnah or not and if I can get the evidence for this... More

  • Praying 2 Raka'a Sunnah after Fajr prayer Date: 2-6-2003

    I observe every second person in the mosque on daily basis, perform two Raka'a Sunnah after the Fajr Farz Salah almost all over the kingdom (Saudi Arabia). As far I know there is no Salah after far Farz prayers and once the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) had performed Qadha of Fajr prayers, he first said two Raka'a Sunnah and than Farz. Isn't.. More

  • Praying two Rak'ah Sunnah before praying Fajr at home Date: 19-2-2003

    In case we dont pray Fajar jama'ah in masjid due to lateness, then we pray fajar at home, should we pray the two rakah sunnah (rawatib) before we pray fajar or no need ?.. More

  • Sunnah prayers after obligatory prayers Date: 10-2-2003

    Tell me about Sunna after obligatory prayers?.. More

  • Praying Nafil prayers at home Date: 18-9-2002

    I go to pray to a mosque which is very close to my house (take about 3 minutes). So usually I pray Nafil prayers before Iqama at home and go to mosque for the Jamaah. Could you tell me the best way to do it, at home or in the mosque?.. More

  • Praying Sunnah of Fajr after Fajr Date: 14-9-2002

    Can I pray (Sunnah)of the Fajr after the Fajr?.. More

  • Number of Raka'h per prayer Date: 26-8-2002

    I would like to know the details of voluntary Raka'h of prayer per day. I know the obligatory Raka'h but I need to know Sunnah prayers as per different scholars; viz. Imam Shafi , Malik , Hambali , etc... More

  • Questions about prayers Date: 9-7-2002

    1) There is a Hadith saying that whoever prays 12 Raka'hs a day, Allah builds a palace for him/her in Heaven. Does the Hadith refer to 12 Raka'h everyday or only one day? 2) There is a Hadith narrated in Imam Ahmed saying that reciting Surah al-Ikhlas 10 or 11 times lead to a palace being built in Heaven. Is this Hadith Sahih? 3) There is a 4 Raka'h.. More

  • Sunnah and Nafl (Rawaatib) Prayers Date: 17-10-2001

    Please clarify regarding offering the voluntary prayers before and after the obligatory prayers? My viewpoint is that, as you love and hold affection for the Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, you must definitely follow his Sunnah. But some people regard it as next to obligation. For example, during Fajr prayer, people who come late.. More