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Women and the Eid Gah

The practice of Nabi Kareem Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam was to perform Eid Salaah on an open field at the outskirts of the city. It is thus Sunnah to perform Eid Salaah at the “Musallah” (Eid Gah). Indeed in the time of Nabi Kareem Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam women attended the Eid …

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Reciting aloud in Nafl Salaah

Question:  May one read Nafl Salaah aloud during the day if one is reading alone? Can I recite aloud in Nafl Salaah during the night?  Answer:  There is no record of it being the practice of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) or the Sahabah to recite aloud in regular Nafl Salaah …

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Repetition of Istikharah

Title: Do I have to repeat my Istikharah if I have done it a few months before getting married? Question: I would like to know the specifics if istighara regarding marriage. If one performs istighara a few months before deciding to marry someone, is this istighara valid, or does the …

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I work 180Km from home, Am I a Musafir?

Question:  I work approximately 180km from home (town ‘N’) & stay with students (town ‘U’). I go back home either at the end of the week (work: Monday – Friday= 5days) or at the end of 2nd week (work: Monday to Sunday to Friday=12 days). My family will move down …

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How do I pray Salaah at home with my wife following me?

Question:   Please advise the procedure of how Salaah should be performed if the husband and wife perform Salaah at home.   Answer:   The wife should stand directly behind the husband and the husband should lead the Salaah by making the intention that he is leading a female in …

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Can one wipe his nose in Salaah if it is dripping?

Question: I would like to know of any ruling regarding the use of a handkerchief/ tissue in salaah. a) Can one hold it in salaah and use it when needed in salaah? b) Can one retrieve it from a pocket whilst in salaah? c) Can one blow the nose (loudly …

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Salaah on an Airplane

Question: I would like to know if a person performs his Fardh Salaah in an airplane will he have to repeat his Salaah, when he lands? Jazakumullah. Answer: It is permissible to pray Salaah on an airplane whilst it is in motion. It is advisable to repeat the Salaah after landing …

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