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Salaah commencement time and the Azaan

  Nasihah (Advice): Salaat at its fixed time Sayyiduna Abu Qatada bin Rabiy Radhiyallahu Anhu says he heard Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam saying, “Allah has stated, “I have ordained 5 times daily Salaat for your followers. I have made a promise with Myself that whoever is regular in performing …

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Qasar Salah In Safr( Travelling )

Question: My question is related to safr. I was born and raised in Dubai, UAE and my parents are still living in the same house. I have got a job in Alain, which is more than 140km away from Dubai. I have bought an apartment in Alain and stay in …

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Wearing the Hat (topi)

Question: Is it makruh for men not to cover their head ? Is Wearing the Topi the practice of the Prophet SallAllahu Alayhi Wasallam Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Wearing the Topi has been the practice of the Prophet SallAllahu Alayhi …

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Qiraat behind the imam?

Question During Siri Salah (where Imam leads silently, Duhar and Asar) what the Muktadi (praying behind Imam) has to recite silently after Surah Fatiha? Has he to wait till Imam recites Zami Surah (Surah following Surah Fatiha) or the Muktadi has to silently recite any Surah following Surah Fatiha? Answer …

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Is Tayammum permitted due to shortage of time?

  Nasihah (Advice): Encouragement to make Wudhu at home before going to the Musjid   The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever performs Wudhu thoroughly (by observing all the Sunnahs and etiquettes of Wudhu) and thereafter goes to Salaah and prays the Salaah in congregation or in the …

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Exposure of a female’s hair in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): It is more rewarding for females to pray at home:   Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’oud (Radhiyallahu Anhu) said: “The Salaah (prayer) of a woman is more virtuous and rewarding in her home than anywhere else.” (Tabrani) __________________________________________   Question:   Q.Growing up I was taught that not …

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Wudhu with ‘Halaal’ nail polish

Question   What is the ruling on “halal” water permeable nail polishes? They have begun to be used more commonly, with the idea that they are okay to use as wudhu would be valid with water permeable nail polish (as opposed to wudhu not being valid with regular nail polish …

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Multiple intentions in Nafl Salaah

Nasihah (Advice): Salaatut Taubah (The Salaah of repentance):   Sayyiduna Abud Dardaa’ (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) said: “If a person commits a sin and thereafter regrets and performs Wudhu properly and prays two Rak’ahs Salaah, and sincerely asks Allah for forgiveness, Allah will most certainly …

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Can I perform Salaah on a Chair?

Question: Can I perform Salaah on a Chair?  Answer:   In the last decade or two, many Masaajid have seen a phenomenal increase in Musallis performing Salaah while sitting on chairs. At the same time one hardly finds anyone performing Salaah while sitting in the Tashahhud position on the floor …

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Ruling of performing Salāh whilst seated on a chair?

Question: What is the ruling of performing Salāh whilst seated on a chair? Beware of the Chair بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم و صلى الله على النبي الكريم Answer: As long as a person is able to stand, it will not be permissible for him to sit unless he in incapable …

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