2340 fatwas

  • Praying in place used by all religions Date: 7-2-2001

    We have here in the university a silence room (all persons Muslims and non-Muslims, Christians or even Hindus) go there to pray. It has a lot of symbols and pictures in it. Most of Muslims didn't like to use it at all. Turkish Muslims accepted that in the past . Now, the university has a larger numbers of Muslims. The international office suggested.. More

  • Praying While Holding an Infant Date: 4-2-2001

    I am married and Alhamdulillah I have a son (1 year and a month old). Due lack of mosques here I am forced to pray my prayers at home with my wife, during the prayer my son usually comes in front of me or tries to cross me and so I pick him up, during my prayer and hold him with me till I finish reciting Al-fatiha etc., then I do Ruku with him before.. More

  • Position of palms during Qunut Date: 29-1-2001

    Is it Sunnah to raise hands with palms facing up during Du'a Qunut? Give clear proof.Is it Haram to enter the elevator with a woman alone?.. More

  • Man praying with alien woman in presence of unmarriage woman Date: 23-1-2001

    Can a man pray in congregation with an alien woman in a house in the presence of a unmarriageable woman who is not praying due to her menses?.. More

  • Saying the Qunoot Du'aa Date: 23-1-2001

    I would like to ask if it is a Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (Salla Allaho Alaihi Wa Salam) to say Duaa' Alqunoot with the same rhythm and tajweed as he used to recite the Qur'an? If it is Sunnah, please provide the authentic Hadith that states so. If it is not, why do some Imams do that especially in Ramadan? .. More

  • Translation of Qunut of Hadeeth al-Hassan Ibn Ali Date: 23-1-2001

    I would appreciate it very much if you could tell me the Arabic translation to the Du'a. Qunut from the Hadeeth of al-Hassan Ibn Ali... More

  • Being Excused from Fajr Prayer Date: 15-1-2001

    Can you give me some examples of situations where a man is excused from attending the mosque for Fajr prayer? What distance is too far? What constitutes too much hardship? Is there any difference between the obligation on men to attend the mosque for the other 4 prayers? .. More

  • Tahajjud (night prayer) Date: 15-1-2001

    Please tell me about salat al- tahajjud according to the Sunnah... More

  • Praying at Home Date: 11-1-2001

    I am 10 minutes away from the Mosque and I used to pray in my home since I am busy. I know that it is 27 times better to pray at Mosque but is it a sin (HARAM) to pray in my home? .. More

  • Praying behind an Imam who shaves his beard Date: 2-1-2001

    Is it permissible to pray behind a Imam who has the ability to grow a beard but shaves it? Because it is reported in Sahih al-Bukhari that the Prophet (SAW) said: Cut the moustache and leave the beard alone; be different from the Mushrikeen. And in Sahih Muslim it is narrated by Abu Hurayrah (raa) that the Prophet (SAW) said:Trim the moustache and let.. More

  • An Imam who is unwanted Date: 2-1-2001

    What is the ruling of Islam in the case of someone assuming the role of Imam though he is not qualified and the Muslims do not want him to lead the prayer (they hate his Imamaha)?.. More

  • Crossing or joining hands after Ruku Date: 2-1-2001

    Does any Madhab allow crossing or joining your hands after standing from Ruku?.. More

  • Thikr in Congregation after Prayer Date: 1-1-2001

    I recently began attending a new Masjid and I observed them performing a specific Dhikr in congregation after every Salah. They claim a Sheikh instructed them to do so to protect the Masjid. I informed them, according to my knowledge their actions were not permissible for many reasons. Am I correct; is there such a Dhikr? Should it be done collectively? .. More

  • Is Taraweeh prayer obligatory? Date: 20-12-2000

    In Ramadan many people do not attend Tarawih. I think every one should perform Tarawih. Do we have to do perform it or not and how many Rakah? .. More

  • Number of Rak’ahs of Taraweeh prayer Date: 20-12-2000

    My question is regarding Taraweeh prayers in the month of Ramadan: Why do Muslims of Middle Eastern origin pray 8 rakah and Muslims from India/Pakistan pray 20 Rakahs? Our Prophet (pbuh) prayed only 8, while Umar (ra) established 20 rakahs. Who should we to follow? Please explain in detail. .. More