266 fatwas

  • Sunnah (Supererogatory) Prayer Associated with Dhuhr Date: 29-3-2022

    Assalamu ‘Alaikum. Can you clarify how I should pray the 4 Rakah Sunnah prayer associated with Dhuhr? If im not misunderstood, I think that it is to be prayed in sets of two, with Tasleem being done after the 2nd Rakah. But should I say Salat Ibrahim in both the 2nd and 4th Rakah or just in the 4th Rakah? Please go into detail about what makes it.. More

  • Performing Istikharah for Taking Up an Exam Date: 12-12-2021

    I started preparing for a entrance exam a year ago I found it tough so I left it now I want to try it again but there is not much time left for preparing it and I am unsure can I do istikara for this and what if the answer comes positive but I don’t give the exam .. More

  • Starting the Tasbeeh Before Having Fully Prostrated on the Ground Date: 13-6-2021

    Assalamualaikum,In salah, during prostation, what if I say the tasbeeh before my forehead and nose touches the ground? Sometimes mistakenly I start saying the tasbeeh before my forehead and nose touches the ground, like, when my forehead and nose are just above the ground, I say 'sub' and after touching i say 'hana rabbial ala'. Is my prayer valid in.. More

  • Issue of Voluntary Night Prayer When One Is Very Tired Date: 12-2-2021

    Assalamu Alaikum. I have been performing Tahajjud prayer and continuing it. But there are some nights when I feel very tired and sleepy when I wake up yet I pray Tahajjud prayer because as far as I know that one should not miss it once he starts to continue it. Is it okay to sleep if I feel very tired, and should I perform qaja if I don't wake up. .. More

  • Time of Sunnah Prayers after the Obligatory Ones Date: 1-9-2020

    Assalamualaikum, I have a question regarding whether after you have prayed the fard prayer, and do supplication and tasbeeh, if you take a long time to do those, especially since it’s dhul hijja, will you get lower reward for the sunna prayers because you did them late, because you were doing supplication and tasbeeh? Jazakallah khair .. More

  • No Istikhaarah Is Required before Marriage Proposal Date: 1-6-2020

    Assalamualaikum, If there is someone we come across in our life we find is suitable, can we do isthikhara to know if we can proceed with a proposal for marriage? Jazak Allah Khair .. More

  • Praying the Three-Rak’ah Witr Prayer Two Rak’ahs and Then One Date: 22-3-2020

    assalamu alaykum. I have a question: Is it permissible to pray 2 rakkas of witr at the masjid and then pray the one rakaa left at home? i read that the prophet used to seperate the thrid and second rakaa of witr for a certain matter in saheeh al bukhari. What about If i m not a hanafi but the masjid people are hanafis, then is it permissible? .. More

  • The Fajr Sunnah Suffices from Having to Pray After Ablution Date: 4-8-2019

    What is the ruling on praying voluntary prayers after the athaan of Fajr but before praying the mandatory prayer? I mean beyond the 2 sunnah .. More

  • Raise Hands when Standing for Third Rak’ah in Witr Prayer Date: 7-10-2018

    If we pray 3 rakah witr with one tasleem, do we have to do rafaidayn after standing from second rakah?( Point to be noted that I am NOT asking about raising hands in Qunoot. I am asking before even starting reciting surah fatiha, do we have to do rafiuldayn?) In the hadith of sahih bukhari there is no mention of Tashahud but mention of rakah, has any.. More

  • Lack in Obligatory Prayers Is Compensated by Optional Prayers Date: 4-10-2018

    I heard that our Nafl prayers wont be accepted if we left any fard prayers in our life,is it true? Does the nafl prayers include Salatut Tawbaah and salatut tasbeeh that won't be accepted too even if we asked for forgiveness of those fard prayers? .. More

  • Should One Pray the Witr with the Imam or Individually Date: 4-9-2018

    ASSALAAMU ALAIKUM WA ROHMATULLOHI WABARAKAATUH Sheikh,in our country people follows Hanafi Madhab,thus in the RAMADAAN after Taraweeh the Imam leads the Witr Prayer Praying like Maghrib Salaat that is sitting after 2nd Rakah recites Tashahhud then stands up for the 3rd Rakah without Tasleem then recites Faatiha and a Surah following it and then raise.. More

  • Intended to Pray Qiyaam But Overslept Date: 2-8-2018

    As’salaamu Alaikum Shaykh, if I had the intention to pray on the night of laylatul-Qadr but then fell asleep because my 5 month old baby woke up in the middle of the night and I fell asleep trying to settle her. Have I missed out on the reward of laylatul-Qadr? .. More

  • Not Performing Nafl Prayers Date: 1-7-2018

    Scholars, I read in an earlier fatwa of yours that there is difference of opinion in whether or not missing nafahil prayers is sinful. I was wondering, what is the view of the majority of scholars/correct opinion? Please do not refer me to an existing fatwa. .. More

  • A House in Paradise for Praying Twelve Optional Rak'ahs Date: 30-5-2018

    Assalam aalekum it is in Hadith that person who will pray 12 rakah of prayer daily Allah will built palace in jannah if any one is praying 12 rakah daily daily Allah will built palace in jannah .. More

  • Determining the Last-Third Part of the Night Date: 24-5-2018

    Assalam Alaykum,When exactly is the range of time regarded as the last/Third period of the night most prescribed and recommended for prayer answering? .. More