134 fatwas

  • Calculating the Distance from the City to Shorten Prayers when Traveling Date: 27-3-2022

    Al Salam Alaikum,You said that if a person wants to shorten his prayer due to travel he must measure the distance from the city limits to the intended place of travel. However, what about a someone who lives in a non-Muslim country and does not know the city limits, what can he do? Can he measure it from his house? Jazakum Allahu Khairan .. More

  • Delaying the Prayer Until After One Reaches His Destination Date: 30-5-2021

    Asalamualaikum, I have a a question concerning prayer and travelling. Is it permissible to delay prayer until after your trip is over and when you’ve reached your destination? Jazakallah. .. More

  • Suffers Great Difficulty in Falling Asleep and Waking Up Date: 25-6-2020

    Sheikh, I have a serious issue falling asleep, I had it since childhood. Now, I have started to pray 5 times a day, and sometimes I hold myself awake until fajr time, prays and than go to sleep, but I cant fall asleep and quite often I just lie in my bed and try hard to fall asleep, often after 4-5 hours I fall asleep and than if I wake up again for.. More

  • Combining Prayers Due to Ritual Purity Issues Date: 13-5-2020

    I want a clear explation about a person with spinal cord injury who is unable to control and feel his bladder and bowel movement and used catheter and diaper and a care giver change his diaper currently the person use teymum to perform udu whenever the time is due for salah each morning and evening a care giver change his diaper. Is it obligatory to.. More

  • Commuting to and Back from Work Daily: Can He Shorten Prayers? Date: 8-4-2020

    If a person travels every day for work(leave morning them come home at night), or perhaps he does this for some period of time but not always, then can he combine his prayers at his destination? .. More

  • Combining and Shortening Prayers Before Starting Journey Date: 12-2-2020

    Assalamo alaikum, Could you please tell me whether i can pray zuhar and asar together before leaving for airport if time for zohar has entered? Jazakallahu khairan .. More

  • Prayer and Fasting When travelling More than Four Days Date: 3-7-2019

    Al Salamu Alaykum I traveled to another country for 8 days during Ramadan and Eid. I stayed in the same city for the whole of my trip. I shortened all my prayers and combined some of prayers throughout the whole trip and I broke my fast 4 days out of Ramadan. I have read that the period one is considered a traveler is only 4 days but allegedly some.. More

  • Combined Maghrib and ‘Ishaa’ In Light Rain Date: 3-12-2018

    Assalamu Alaikkum Now I am on visit to US. Here there is a mosque (with Quran classes and madrasas) where Egyptian Imams (Hafidhs) lead the prayers for more than 300 people including women and children. On a day when there was a small rain in winter season they prayed Magrib prayer and right away prayed the Essa prayer also together saying because of.. More

  • Prayer and Purification for Ill People Date: 16-7-2018

    Assalamu AlaikumMy wife met with an accident recently, and her body from neck down is paralysed. She can't move her arms or legs, has no control over her bowel movements or urination - A tube is inserted for urination. She has not been bathed as she had surgery few days back. What is the Islamic law regarding her Tahara (bathing, wudu, tayamum) and.. More

  • Inability to stand in prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.Respected Shaykhs, I just read your previous answer, No. 354958, today, but before that I was unaware of the ruling, and I will repeat those two prayers, Allah willing, but please answer the following. A short, quick reply by email will be needful, Allah willing. Q: I sit and pray on a chair; I mostly.. More

  • Doubting validity of combined prayers Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, Shaykhs. I combine the prayer, and I was combining the Maghrib and the ‘Ishaa’ prayer at the time of the Maghrib during this Ramadan, and the time for the ‘Ishaa’ began, most probably. I say 'most probably', as here in Makkah, the azan is given later than at its due time, so I cannot be sure.. More

  • Combining prayers without traveling Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that we are not allowed to join prayers without travelling unless there is a need and if it is not done as a habit. Even so, I have heard that we must do it in a congregation and in a mosque unless we are travelling. Otherwise, it is not allowed. The reason is that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,never joined prayers.. More

  • Time of 'Asr starts while combining Thuhr and 'Asr Date: 26-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I was combining the Thuhr and ‘Asr prayer at the time of the Thuhr, and the azan for the ‘Asr started while I was still praying the ‘Asr. Are my prayers valid? Do I need to repeat them? If yes, then only the ‘Asr, or the Thuhr also? Also, I suffer from illnesses that require the renewal.. More

  • Prayer of incapacitated person Date: 14-11-2017

    My mother is paralyzed on the right side. She can only move her left hand and leg. At times, she can remember things, and sometimes she cannot do so. She is unable to speak, except for a few sounds like; aum, oi, attoi and sometimes just humming. All of this makes it difficult to understand what she is trying to say. She wears adult diapers, which she.. More

  • Delaying prayer because of fear Date: 13-11-2017

    So, if someone is in a place that is kind of broken down and scary and the prayer time is about to end, are they excused from praying until they reach a safer place after the prayer time although they do not know for sure whether their life is in danger? .. More