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  • Having Doubts in Performing a Pillar during Prayer Date: 23-5-2021

    Salamu alaikum, I need to know in case a person has doubts about having performed a pillar during prayer. If he neglects that doubt and move on, is the prayer still valid? Will Allah punish me for something I forgot?Sometimes I doubt whether I have missed one sujood or rukuh and some of these times I decide to neglect these doubts and move on. Will.. 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

  • 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

  • Delivering a Class While People are Praying Date: 29-7-2018

    Assalamu alaykumIn our local masjid short duroos given (for about 10 minutes) right after fajr and maghrib salah. Because of the duroos people dont get enough time to say adhkaar which are to be said after fard salah so some people postpone saying adhkaar until the duroos is over. Is this postponing right or is it considered a bidah? .. More

  • Wearing too much perfume in congregational prayer Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalalam alaykum, noble Brother. As a muslim leader, kindly help to bring the issue of the blatant use of sprays and perfumes in the Muslims among men during the prayers to the plight of asthmatic Muslims. We know that perfumes are allowed in the Sunahfor men, but some men ignorantly do use sprays and perfumes and jump into the prayers oblivious of.. More

  • Join imaam in last Tashahhud or wait for new congregation Date: 21-12-2017

    When a person enters into a congregational prayer while the imam was in Tashahhud, what is the better thing to do for him once the imam says the Salaam? Can he say the salaam and join the second group who are just starting a new congregation, or must he continue with the first prayer by himself though he did not even catch one unit with the imam? May.. More

  • Praying among people while crying and shaking Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I weep at times during the prayer, without making sound, but my body moves when I cry, and hence my shoulders, who are in physical contact with other people, move; is there any harm if I pray in the masjid? I like to pray in the two Holy Mosques (Makkah and Al-Madinah). I have more Khushoo (humble.. More

  • He forgot a prostration and did not remember until those who prayed behind him had already left Date: 2-5-2017

    I prayed with the Imam and he forgot the second prostration in one of the Raka‘hs. Knowing that this was the Fajr prayer, what should those being led and the Imam do if this was remembered after the end of the prayer and the people had already departed? .. More

  • Using lift without permission to catch up prayer Date: 29-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I pray in a masjid on the third floor of a multipurpose building. There is a lift in which it is written that non-residents are not allowed to use it. 1) Now, as a non-resident, will I be sinful if I use the lift? 2) Sometimes, if I do not use that lift and use the stairs instead, I may miss the first Rak'ah (unit of prayer).. More

  • Putting out a fire takes precedence over performing prayer Date: 24-8-2015

    We work in an oilfield where there is an emergency system and a fire alarm. Whenever the alarm is heard, some procedures are immediately made and each employee should be in a certain place and has a certain role to perform. However, most times there is no real danger. It happened that once we heard the alarm while performing the prayer, and we did not.. More

  • Pray alone and his anger will not harm you Date: 23-8-2015

    Sometimes I pray behind my husband, whose recitation is so quick, especially in the inaudible prayers; that sometimes I am not able to recite Al-Faatihah in full, or I recite it very quickly, but in most cases I cannot complete its recitation. I alerted him many times to recite in a slower manner, and he responds for some time, but then he returns to.. More

  • Remaining in place of prayer for Thikr after the obligatory prayer Date: 16-1-2015

    Asalamu alikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu Is there anything in the Sunnah about not changing the place after completing a fard prayer? Some people say that one should sit at the same place where he offered the fard prayer and should change the place only when he wants to pray the nawaafil. They say that if he continues to sit at the same place and.. More

  • Scholars views regarding the one who offered the prayer as Imaam with one child Date: 14-1-2014

    I pray with my eight-year-old son. Is it considered a congregational prayer? Do I have to raise my voice with the Takbeer? .. More

  • Finding two congregational prayers in the Masjid Date: 14-1-2014

    Which one should I join when there are two simultaneous congregational prayers in the Masjid? The two congregational prayers are in the same Masjid but not in the same hall, as there is a wall separating them. Please advise. Thank you. .. More

  • Can one who is completing what he missed of a congregational prayer recite loudly? Date: 7-5-2013

    If an individual reached the Maghrib congregational prayer in the third Rak‘ah, should he recite in a low tone or out loud (as he makes up the two missed Rak‘ahs)? May Allaah Reward you... More