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The Sajdah of a Woman

Question: When making salaah in the Haramain, the Arab women insist on correcting our sadjah posture, (making it like that of men). They keep screaming at us saying haraam, haraam. How should we react, should we change our posture, as we cannot communicate with them? Answer: Bismihi Ta’ala Respected Sister …

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Women Attending the Masjid – A Detailed Response

  Prior to Eidul-Fitr 1439, the Jamiat KZN had received a question regarding the permissibility of women attending the Eid Salaah considering the new trend of  family Eid Gahs being arranged in different places.   In conformance with the established ruling of the Fuqahaa (Islamic jurists), the Jamiat had responded by …

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Will reciting the translation of a verse of Sajdah necessitate a Sajdah Tilawah?

Nasihah (Advice): The command of prostration Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “When a son of Adam recites a (verse of) Sajdah and prostrates, Shaitan withdraws weeping, saying: ‘Woe to me! The son of Adam was commanded to prostrate and he prostrated, and Paradise will be his; I was commanded …

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Replying to Athaan – Call of Prayer

Hadith: Sayyiduna Umar bin Khattaab Radhiyallahu Anhu reports Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “When the Muazzin calls “Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar” and one of you replies “Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar”; and then he calls, “Ash-hadu al-Laa Ilaaha Illallah” and you reply, “Ash-hadu al-Laa ilaaha illallah”; and then he calls, …

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One intention for twenty Rakaats Taraweeh Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Be patient in Salaah and be thankful to Allah   Sayyiduna Mugheerah Radhiyallahu Anhu says: Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to stand in Salaah till his feet or legs swelled. He was asked about it (i.e. the reason for offering such an unbearable Salaah) and He said, …

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