2248 fatwas

  • Using non-Arabic language in Sajdah Date: 3-11-1999

    I ASKED OTHER SCHOLARS ABOUT MAKING DUA IN A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ARABIC IN SAJDAH(PROSTRATION) AND I WAS INFORMED THAT IT WAS VALID AND COULD BE DONE. PLEASE COMMENT BASED ON QURAN AND SUNNAH... More

  • Non-Muslim tourists visiting mosques Date: 17-10-1999

    I'm working in a travel agency. Sometimes we have some non-Muslim tourists who want to visit mosques. Are they allowed to enter mosques or not?.. More

  • Form of Juma'h Khutbah in America Date: 15-10-1999

    HERE IN USA, ON FRIDAY THE KHATEEB WALKS TO THE MIMBAR AND DELIVERS THE SPEECH IN ENGLISH AND THEN THE PRAYER IS CALLED. THERE IS NO KHUTBAH IN ARABIC. IS IT ACCEPTED? REPLY IN DETAIL WITH THE PROOF AND GUIDANCE OF QUR'AN AND SUNNAH... More

  • Prayed Istikhara for something and felt poorly later Date: 12-10-1999

    Assalaam alaikum: I prayed Istikhara for something I am about to do, but afterward I started feeling bad with tightness in my chest whenever I approach the matter. Is this a sign from Allah to leave it or it is from the shaitan?.....Is it true that if you feel bad after this prayer that means not to do what you intended to do? Assalam alaikum.. More

  • Making up missed prayers Date: 12-10-1999

    What should I do about missed prayers? .. More

  • Time of Maghrib Prayer Date: 9-10-1999

    The time of maghrib: when does it start and end? Is there a set time for it, and is there a time when it is makrouh? .. More

  • Invoking Blessings Upon Prophet During Friday Khutbah Date: 7-10-1999

    During the khutbah, if the Imam says the name of the prophet (SAWS) do we have to say (SAWS - PBUH), or do we have just listen? .. More

  • What to say after Iqama Date: 7-10-1999

    What are we supposed to say after Iqama salat? Is there an invocation?.. More

  • Time of Isha prayer Date: 20-9-1999

    My question is about the Isha prayer. Why did the Prophet say that if it was not hard on my people I would have ordered them to delay the Isha prayer and especially for women? Please explain . Second question: if I am outside and the Isha prayer came, is it O.K. if I pray it when I go home and it is still during Isha time (i.e before 12 a.m.)? ls.. More

  • Going home to pray after prayer time comes in Date: 20-9-1999

    My question is about the Isha prayer. Why did the Prophet say that if it was not hard on my people I would have ordered them to delay the Isha prayer.and specially for women? please explain .the second part of my question: suppose I am outside and the Isha prayer came is it O.K. if I pray it when I go home and it is still during the Isha time (i.e.. More

  • Jumuah Khutbah given in language not Arabic Date: 3-9-1999

    Salaam! I would like to know if the Jumma Khutba can be given in any language other than Arabic. I have heard that none of the Sahaba gave Jumma Khutba in the local languages where they went. If this is the case, why do people give the Khutba in the local languages (ex. English, etc)? In our city some Imams give a talk in English followed by two Khutbas.. More

  • Delaying Isha prayer Date: 1-9-1999

    I know the hadeeeth which says that a woman can delay the Isha prayer. Why is it preferable to delay it? Another thing, suppose I have some friends and we are sitting and the prayer time came for Isha and i kept sitting with them for about an hour (still in the time of Isha), is this delay OK, or should I leave them and pray immediately? If so, why.. More

  • Praying in underwear Date: 29-8-1999

    Is it possible to pray only in underwear ?.. More

  • Eclipse Prayer Date: 29-8-1999

    What about koussouf prayer? .. More

  • Combining prayers Date: 25-8-1999

    When I am studying abroad, due to the short period between prayers, I missed some prayer times. For example, I go shopping in the morning, and can't return home till way after Asr prayer time. Can I combine the two prayers together (that is dhuhor and asr) in this case, because I can't find a place to pray while I am shopping (in Europe)? Thanx.. More