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  • Prayer of Salutation to the Masjid Date: 1-12-2002

    Is the prayer of salutation to the mosque required only in places named as Masjid? Should we do it in places we pray in, on regular basis (Friday prayer), or those chapels in the prisons, used by different faiths groups on different days? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Greeting the mosque in the Mihraab Date: 12-11-2002

    Is it Makruh to perform Tahyat al-Masjid (greeting the mosque) towards the middle of the Mihrab (the place where Imam leads the prayers)?.. More

  • Tahiyat al-Masjid and Nafila prayers Date: 7-7-2002

    What is the difference between Tahiyat al-Masjid (the prayer of greeting the mosque) and Nafila? Does a Muslim have to do Tahiyat every time he has to pray?.. More

  • Praying two Rakahs during Khutbah Date: 28-6-2001

    If a Muslim arrives late for the Khutbah and prays his two Raka'at during the Khutbah is this Bida'? There is a Hadith which states that you must pray two Raka'at before you sit? Please answer me according to the Islamic laws of the Sunnah... More

  • Times of voluntary prayers Date: 4-4-2001

    Is it permissible to pray salutation to the mosque (Tahiyyatul-Masjid) during (Makrooh) undesirable times? The Hadith says: Narrated Abu Qatada Al-Aslami: Allah's Apostle said, "If anyone of you enters a mosque, he should pray two Raka'h before sitting." Another Hadith says: Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet had forbidden: the offering of two prayers,.. More