2248 fatwas

  • Prayed Incorrectly Until Age of 16 Date: 12-6-2019

    As Salamu aleykum respected scholar. I'm praying salah since I'm 12 years old. But i prayed incorrectly until i turned 16(at least i think so) because nobody taught me the correct way. I'm trying to make them up but i also realized that even after 16 i mostly prayed in our house on a wooden floor that was painted with paintbrush made of pig hair. Does.. More

  • Walking Downstairs and Upstairs 5 Times a Day to Go to Mosque Date: 15-5-2019

    I live in the fifth floor of our building and there is no elevator. This means that I need to walk downstairs and upstairs 5 times per day in order to go the mosque. Can this (absence of elevator) be an excuse for not going to the mosque? .. More

  • When to Prostrate for Forgetfulness When Combining Prayers If Mistake Is in First Prayer Date: 9-5-2019

    If i combine prayers and do something in the first prayer that makes me have to do sujud sahw, do i do sujud sahw in the first prayer or in the second prayer ? .. More

  • Where to Place One’s Hands During Prostration Date: 8-5-2019

    Is it obligatory to line up hands with ears or shoulders in prostation? .. More

  • Following the Imaam During Congregational Prayers Date: 22-4-2019

    Salamualikum ! I came to learn that surah fathia is obligatory in salah in 3rd and 4th rakah . I used to lag behind Imam so people advised me not to lag . Anyways , this created fear of people in me . while praying in congregation while sitting between 2 prostrations i join the imam late in the next sajdah because I used to feel like I am leaving the.. More

  • Prayed With A Paint Spot on His Nail Date: 10-4-2019

    Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhAbout a month ago i painted walls, i washed my hands to get rid of the paint, made wudu and prayed. The next day i came to know that there was still a little bit of paint on my nail left from the day before and the water couldnt reach this spot. What should i do? .. More

  • Delaying Making Up a Missed Prayer Date: 8-4-2019

    If someone misses Fajr unintentionally and wakes up after sunrise but sleeps again deliberately and prays it later, will his prayer be valid, will he come under the same ruling as whom scholars have said about that deliberately missing the prayer or this matter is a little broader in scope (as he deliberately didn't sleep till sunrise) ? .. More

  • Method of Purifying a Carpet or Seat from Urine Date: 7-4-2019

    Assalamu alaykum sheikh i just wanted to ask, what are we meant to do if something hard to wash has urine on it. For example, say someone urinated on a car seat or on a carpet that covers the whole house, and the urine dried, are the carpet and car seats tahir? if we sit on the car seat or step on the carpet, are we tahir? can we pray on that carpet?sheikh.. More

  • The Difference Between a Musalla and a Mosque Date: 1-4-2019

    Hello,Salaam alaykom, I live in Sweden, in a small suburb and we do not have an official mosque here in my small town, we only have a relatively small section within an apartment building that is being rented by us from the muncipality on a monthly basis and is officially called an "islamic culture center". Within this center some people pray 5 times.. More

  • Turning the Head Slightly During Prayer Date: 25-3-2019

    Assalum alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. In the final rakaa of my prayer, after reciting salatul Ibrahimiyyah, I turned my face to my right side (as someone would do when saying the tasleem) and said the beginning of the dua after the tashahud (allahuma inni authu bika min athabi jahannam) without completing it. After I had realized my face was.. More

  • Performed Prayer While in a State of Sexual Impurity Date: 24-3-2019

    What is the ruling, if a person is in sexual impurity and offers salah in congregation, noting that he did so because he was too embarrassed to tell his colleagues that he is in the state of impurity? .. More

  • Prayed With a Little Hole in His Trousers Date: 24-3-2019

    May you all be blessed, I prayed Salatul Asr and realised afterwards that I had prayed in my trousers which have a small rip in them that is about the size of a corn kernel, which I think exposes an area of the thigh. I knew about it before, but had forgotten about it when I wore them on this occasion. Should I repeat the prayer from that day, even.. More

  • Making Up Missed Rak’ahs with the Imam Date: 19-3-2019

    If one misses 3 rakats in a 4 rakat salah how can he offer the misses 3 rakats ofsalah .. More

  • Etiquettes When Leading People In Prayer Date: 17-3-2019

    AsSalamualikum I have 1 question. You see, in my country, some shopping malls are equipped with prayer rooms. And most of the time, I am asked to be the Iman to a small group of people (around 2-4 it depends actually). Therefore, I was hoping that you could educate me on the rules and etiquette or everything I need to know to be an imam to both my family.. More

  • Pray Fajr When There Is Light Pollution or Overlapping of Twilights Date: 13-3-2019

    In Germany around summer time we have the problem of "persistent twilight" which basically means that the end of evening twilight (Maghrib) "overlaps" with the morning twilight (Fajr), if we use 18° for Fajr. In cities we can not really observe it because of light pollution and hence the Muslims here have different prayer times. In Fatwa 268246 you.. More