2338 fatwas

  • Mother Preventing Her Teenage Son from Going to the Mosque Date: 11-4-2022

    i am 16 teenage still studying living with my parents in a area close to a masjid but when I try to go to pray in the masjid my mother stops me calling me extremist and shaming in front of some my other family relatives and since she has a nervous disease she gets angry and falls to the ground and can even go to a coma just because I wanted to pray.. More

  • 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

  • Praying in Congregation in the Mosque at Ending Time of Prayer or Praying It Alone at Its Beginning Time Date: 27-3-2022

    I live in India and follow hanbali madhhab, the congregational prayer of asr is prayed at the time of necessity, as majority follows hanafi madhab, so my question is can I pray asr with congregation , delaying the time or should pray at home when the time of choice starts ? .. More

  • Disseminating Knowledge on Friday before the Imam Ascends the Pulpit Date: 27-3-2022

    asalamu alakium dear scholars my question is what is the authenticity of the hadith cited with the number 1/358 in imam hakims book al mustadrak this is the hadith of abu hurayrah delivering a lecture before jummah prayers is it saheeh hassan or daeef and what have the scholars in the past like imam dhahabi and contemporary scholars like albani and.. More

  • 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

  • Prayer in a Mosque Built on a Usurped Land Date: 27-3-2022

    Can I perform salath in a mosque, which was build on a land taken forcefully from the owner. .. More

  • Teacher Fining It Hard to Observe Prayer on Time Date: 27-3-2022

    Hello,I’ve a quick question.I’m a teacher and I want to pray consistently. Sadly this is not possible as I only got 10 min pauses in between my classes. I can’t pray five times a day properly and I really don’t want to delay my prayer. What can I do? Is it allowed to redo prayer afterwards?Thanks .. More

  • Praying ‘Asr in the Mosque Late with the Hanafi Madh'hab Date: 3-2-2022

    Assalamu walaikumI originally used the hanifa opinion to do wudu but then I found out that their way of Rubbing the arm (the wrist to the elbow or something like that) is wrong does that mean all salah I’ve performed with the hanifa version of wudu invalid also the mosque I go to is I think hanifa as their online prayer timetable shows the later asr.. More

  • A Woman Showing Part of Her Hair in Prayer or Outside the Prayer in Front of Non-Mahram Men Date: 22-12-2021

    Salam!I was wondering what the ruling on a little bit of the neck or hair showing intentionally is. I don't mean showing the whole neck, just a smaller part of it (if the veil is loose for example or if you wear a turtleneck shirt/dress).I heard of the 'less than a quarter' rule and some scholar's positions as well .. More

  • How to Pray 5 Prayers and Friday Prayer in a Non-Muslim Country where there Is No Mosque Date: 22-12-2021

    Salam aleikum i wanted to ask bcoz i live in a non muslim country and there is no mosque in the whole country is it okay if i attend friday prayers and all prayers in my house? .. 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

  • Cleaning and Maintaining the Mosque Is Not Contingent on the Imam Date: 5-12-2021

    Assalam alaykum,I had a question about helping a mosque as a volunteer (security or cleaning), so if the leaders of that mosque may have shortcomings or are not on the path of Sunnah is it permissible to help them and the Muslim community, knowing that the mosque needs to be maintained and secured on the day of the Friday prayer.BarakAllahu fikum .. More

  • Supplicating against One’s Own Self Date: 5-12-2021

    If somebody said to Allah that He should not accept their dua if they steal item X and then they steal X, do they have to return item X for Allah to accept their dua? I understand that stealing is a serious sin and the item needs to be returned for Allah to forgive the person, but I am more asking whether the person needs to return the item specifically.. More

  • Pauses While Reciting Al-Fatihah Date: 23-11-2021

    I read in a Fatwa that the recitation of the al fatiha is invalidated if you make a too long pause while reading it. How long is that pause and is the ruling the same for other parts of Salah? When i feel that i mispronounced something i sometimes take a short break probably not more than 10 seconds to decide whether it's just waswas or an actual mistake,.. More

  • Reciting the Qunoot Supplication in Witr Daily Date: 22-11-2021

    I have two things I would like to ask: Firstly, is it wrong to recite the dua qunoot daily in witr or to make it long? and Secondly, there is a hadith which says there are 3 people whom Allah has promised help and one of them is the one who marries to keep himself chaste but does this also apply to the one who intends to do so in order to keep himself.. More