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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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Reciting Tasbih audibly in Salaah

Q. when reading Salaah in jamaat, sometimes I end up standing next to a person who recites the duas and tasbihs so loud that I can hear what he is reading and this disturbs my concentration. Please advise   (Query published as received)     All the Duas should be recited …

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The Times of Salaah

QnA Snapshots: The Times of Salaah Cii Radio Mufti AK Hoosen What time does Fajr Salaah set in and end? Regarding the times of salaah Allah SWT makes reference and alludes to it in various places in the Noble Quraan. “Verily Salaah for the believers is on appointed times.” Therefore …

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Durood Sharif in Salah

  Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Thaubaan (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Do not cause harm to the servants of Allah and do not find fault in them nor should you search for faults in them. Whoever deliberately looks for faults in his fellow Muslim, …

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QnA on Salaah

QnA Snapshots: Get to know your Salaah Cii Radio | 19 May 2014/19 Rajab 1435 Mufti Ak Hoosen Where does the name Salaah come from and why do we call our prayer Salaah? In the Arabic language we find the word Assalaah which comes from the word Assila – Silatur Rahim is the joining of family ties, between siblings …

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Standing after the Imaam’s Salaam

  Question and Answer:   Q. Regarding Salaah, if a Musalli (person following the Imam) joins the Imaam in salaah after the first rakaah has already been read, should the Musalli get up, to complete the missed rakaah, after the Imam completes both salaams or after the Imam’s first salaam …

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Clothing below the ankles in ruku for males?

  Question and Answer:   Q. Sometimes during ruku and sajdah mu kurtah goes below my ankles,but when I am standing it is above my ankles. Is this ok?     (Query published as received)   This is permissible. The prohibition of the clothing being below the ankles for males …

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Collective Dua after the Fard Salāh?

Question: Is it permissible for the Imām to make a collective dua after the Fard Salāh? Answer: Although congregational Dua after Farḍ Ṣalāh is not explicitly proven from any Ḥadīth, this much is proven that it is a time when Duas are accepted, also the virtues of collective Dua have been proven …

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Sneezing Duahs in Salaah

Jamiatul Ulama KZN Daily Q&A   Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When one of you sneezes, he should say Alhamdulillah (all praise is to Allah) and the person near him should say Yarhamukallah (may Allah have mercy on you). Upon hearing …

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At which point does a person become a Musafir

Nasihah (Advice): The lofty position of the Mu’azzin:   Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that he heard the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) say: “The people with the longest necks on the day of Qiyamah will be the Mu’azzins”. (Sahih Muslim, Hadith#: 387)   The commentators of Hadith explain that what is …

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