2340 fatwas

  • Praying the Obligatory Prayer alone without Iqaamah Date: 21-5-2001

    Can I offer Fard (compulsory) Salah alone without saying Iqamat? What is the ruling regarding such Iqamat? Is it compulsory (Fard) to say it when one is praying alone? Is the Salah invalid if I don't say it? Please reply in the light of Qur'an and Sunnah. .. More

  • Joining Thuhr with ‘Asr in the Factory Date: 14-5-2001

    I work in a chicken factory. I cannot pray Thuhr at work due to my dirty clothes which will be full with blood and chicken waste. Can I join Thuhr with ‘Asr .. More

  • When in Sujood should hands or knees touch floor first? Date: 14-5-2001

    When you bow down to make Sujood in the Salat, do you put your hands on the floor first, or your knees first? Please, provide us with proof from Sunnah! According to Sheikh al Albani's book, you put your hands first!.. More

  • Praying behind Hanafees Date: 14-5-2001

    I am staying in Bombay, India and there are many almost 95% Hanafee sect followers. I was also Hanafee but Allah gave guidance and I was converted to Salafee/Ahle Hadith just 1 1/2 years ago. My question is can I pray Salah behind Hanafee Aalim (scholars)? Will my Salah be accepted? Some of the Salafee Ulama says it is OK, but some strictly says NO... More

  • Conditions of the Jumu’ah Prayer Date: 10-5-2001

    What are the conditions of Salat al-Jumah, and where it is accepted? .. More

  • Difficulty Attending Friday Prayer Date: 10-5-2001

    I am staying in Japan to get a doctor degree in computer science. My question: I have a seminar on Friday in one university without any other Muslim; what can I do to pray Jumua'h? Is it possible to pray it with two person only, since I can ask my friend to go with me? Remark: There is another place for praying Jumua'h but it is far from the university.. More

  • Praying in Mosque Built with Money From Questionable Sources Date: 9-5-2001

    I pray in a mosque called Alkhalil mosque in Adelaide Australia. This mosque is very big and new, build by Palestinian Muslim. I personally do not know the person who built the mosque but I heard that he trades with cigarettes and deals with interest (Riba). Some Muslims even accuses him of building this mosque with money of (Riba). I know he lives.. More

  • Praying behind an Imam who wears Tamimah Date: 9-5-2001

    Can one offer Salah behind an Imam wearing Tameemah (Qur'anic verses wrapped in a piece of cloth on the top of the arm)? I told the Imam and also gave the book stating that Tameemah is SHIRK as per Hadith of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi wa sallam written in musnad Ahmed, but he is saying that some Ulama's allow it. They say that intention should.. More

  • Praying at graves Date: 22-4-2001

    I was told that Imam Shaafi used to pray two Raka's at the grave of Abu Hanifah whenever he had some trouble and his trouble would go away with this act. Can this be done?.. More

  • Performing prayers leaving work Date: 19-4-2001

    Is it necessary for us to perform five daily prayers, leaving work which is necessary for our food?.. More

  • Prayer During the Friday Khutbah Date: 14-4-2001

    1. When the Imam climbs the Minbar in Jumu'a prayer for the Khutba, can you still pray 2 Raka'as of Sunnah from that time till the end of Khutba or not? Please, give authentic proof from Sunnah!2. Is there any voluntary Salat after salat ul-Jumu'a or not? Please, give us authentic proof from Sunnah! .. More

  • Women in Prayer Aligning Themselves the Same as Men Date: 11-4-2001

    My question is when women pray together should they put their shoulders and feet besides each others as men do because the Hadith directed to men didn't mention women? What is the right position? .. More

  • Invoking blessings on the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, in first Tashahhud Date: 8-4-2001

    Does Tashahhud mean the at Tahiyyaat and darood (invoking blessings on the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam)have to be recited or only at Tahiyyaat. Ex: while praying 4 Rak'ahs, during the 2nd Rak'ah when we sit for Tashahhud do we recite at Tahiyyaat and darood or only at Tahiyyaat?.. More

  • Making up missed prayers Date: 5-4-2001

    I attend high school in Chicago. Everyday I miss two prayers, Zuhr and Asr. Which one should I pray first at Asr time?.. 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