Salat (prayer) is the practice of formal worship in Islam.

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How am I supposed to pray when I'm having terrible headaches?

From the Verse (4:103) and some ahadith -like (Sahih al-Bukhari 1117) Narrated `Imran bin Husain: I had piles, so I asked the Prophet (ﷺ) about the prayer. He said, "Pray while standing and ...
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Would Allah ever decrease our good deeds?

According to Surah Muhammad Verse 35: "So do not weaken and call for peace while you are superior; and Allah is with you and will never deprive you of [the reward of] your deeds." - Quran 47:35 But ...
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Can women pray in public, like men?

Asalamu-alaikum, When we are travelling, men often find mosques or pray in the public. (This is when shortening the prayer is not an option). But for women, how can they manage? Many scholars ...
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Is it compulsory for Imam of a masjid/mosque to have a beard?

Recently an acquaintance of mine was refused for being the imam of a mosque, just on the ground that he does'nt had a beard. He is a admirable and pious man with a sound knowledge of Quran. He is also ...
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How many adhans are there for Friday prayer?

I've heard brother's say that there's two, and yet other mosques only have the one. I've also noticed, there's mosques where they have two, everyone performs the Sunnah prayer at the same time. Is ...
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Dua after namaz or dua in namaz

My first question was (Not praying in masjid when imam is a government paid employee?). I want to add some more in it. They did not say Dua after salat by raising their hands. I asked them why you are ...
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Offering salath without knowing that you are not clean

As salam Walai kum What happens if a persons unknowingly performs fardh salath, even though he is not clean (ejaculated in the night) and does wudhu, performs fajr and also recites quran being the ...
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What do I do if I missed joined prayers?

So basically, I have a list of prayers that I missed over the years due to multiple things (not laziness), and have finally got around to making them up. Two of the prayers are the Dhuhr and Asr which ...
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What people recite having their right-hand on their forehead after every fajr salat?

After every salat in masjid, I often see that some people recite something putting their right-hands on their head or forehead and counts in another hand. What is that dua and where they have found ...
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Must you be smiling and exited to make prayer?

Just because my face is not full of this happy or smiling expression... My daughter in law says Allah wants us to show this smiling and excited look on my face when I pray, Why, are you being judged ...
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Not praying in masjid when imam is a government paid employee?

I noticed that my relatives (living in Dubai) do not pray at the masjid, even when it is only at a 2-minute walk from their home. They offer all their prayers at home, including the Jumma salah. ...
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Allah and his form

Assalam alaikum everyone, I have a question that I like to know the answers if anyone could help me out, I do know that it states in the Quraan that Allah has no image or forms etc. so when we pray ...
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What are the rewards of observing nafl fasts?

Is there any special reward for observing nafl fasts? Please, add reference from Quran and Sunnah.
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Are Sunnah prayers obligatory in Islam?

Are Sunnah prayers obligatory or are they nafl?
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Is it okey to pray salah in a room where I have my own pictures?

Please kindly provide me an expert answer need to clear this confusion. Because according to me I'm not worshiping my own picture so how its effect my values.... Kindly need a proper answer. TIA.
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How to continue prayer if one found out he missed or added a rak'a or a part of the rak'a?

My point is what exactly should a person do in the moment he/she realize that he/she missed or added a part of rak'a to his prayer. Here two exemplary situations: I stood up after finishing the 4th ...
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Is there any evidence in the Qur'an or Hadith which permits delaying Adhan?

In our state in India, some of scholars in the mosques are trying to keep the accuracy of the Azan timing by calling the Azan 5 minutes earlier for Subh and 5 minutes later for Magrib. They are ...
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What is the evidence for those who say comibing of prayers without hardship is not permissible?

There is a very authentic hadith which says.. The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) observed the noon and afternoon prayers together, and the sunset and Isha' prayers together without ...
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Can we recite two or more surahs in one rakat when praying?

Assalamu Alaikum. I just want to know that when praying, can we read 2 or more surahs (chapters of Qur'an) in one rakat?
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Will my salah be accepted if I pray at home?

I read a hadith that said Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) wanted to burn the houses of those who prayed at home. So this indicated that it is wajib to pray in congregation. I also read another hadith that ...
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How much does a prayer bump take to appear?

Do you have a prayer bump? How much does it take to appear? Would I have one if I have a lengthy (about half an hour) sajdah every day? How can it be erased?
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Thana (Dua Isteftah) is necessary on missing Rakah or not?

Asalamualikum sir, I want to ask you that if I say missing Rakah then SANA is necessary or not for 1st RAKAH, please give me a satisfactory answer. Thanks.
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Help me to find the reason to salat/prayer ( Importance of the Prayer) [closed]

Assalamu'alaikum, our brother and sister. I'm a Muslim, I Muslim from birth. But until know my age is 17, I'm stil lazy to do salat/prayer. I just pray if I have a reason to do that. I hope you can ...
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Do the phrases: “Allah ul-Akbar”, and; “Allahu Akbar”, have the same meaning?

I am learning Arabic, and I was wondering if there is a difference.
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Thinking of Prophet Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihi Wasallam during Namaz

I am a Sunni Muslim. Though, we all read darood in Namaz and know that darood-e-ibrahim which we read has Mahammad (Sallallo Alaihi Wasallam)'s name many times. I think of my beloved Prophet every ...
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Number of Rakahs in Sunnah Prayer

Asalamu Alaikum, I am a self-taught Muslim. It is my understanding that the number of rakahs in Sunnah prayer (any Sunnah prayer) should be 2. If you want to pray 4, then you break it up (2 + 2). ...
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Missed Jumua in second rakahath

I missed the second rukuh of the jumua. I reached just after the second rakuh(2nd rakaht)and I got ihthidal in second rakahth. My question is I want to do zuhar(complate 4 rakah) or I want to do only ...
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Why do people wear hats when they Pray? [duplicate]

This has been another issue I continuously wonder about, when people are just about to offer prayer or when they enter a Mosque they put on hats similar to the one in the picture below: What's its ...
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What to do when cap falls from head in salat?

Sometimes, in salat, My Tupi (cap/hat) falls in the ground from the head when I go to Sijda or sometime in Ruku. May be it is for my long hair. But I want to know, according to Quran and Hadis, what ...
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How can we offer Fard Namaz with just two people

Assalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, We offer namaz in office whenever we get time..and sometimes its like we are only two who offer namaz..so one of the guy act as imam.My question is how can we ...
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What are duas? Are they the things that you want or the things that you need?

The thing is that I heard that Allah loves being asked, right. Unlike humans, right? Does Allah love being "nagged"? What does dua mean? Does dua mean making a wish or requesting? If so, does Allah ...
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Does Allah send a person to hell if he is mad at them?

This may sound like a stupid question but maybe that is because I am not smart when it comes to Islamic stuff. In the hadith, it said that if one does not ask Allah: Allah gets angry. But what is ...
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Is it haram and sinful to be greedy in other's dua and asking Allah not to grant them?

I am not going to lie, when I was young and ignorant I would make dua to Allah asking him not to grant the duas of the Muslims I hate. They were not good Muslims because they bullied me and so I asked ...
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Are all travellers allowed to join prayers?

I will be going to a ceremony the day after tomorrow in another city quite far away. This ceremony will last for 3 hours. Is it permissible for me to join Asr and Zuhr prayers as the ceremony will end ...
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Is using Arabic when you dont understand it an innovation or a real part of the religion?

As a convert this was my first serious question. I just convinced myself that Islam is closer to the straight path than Christianity which meant that alot of people have added to the religion. After ...
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What are the best Apps for Salah & Dua?

Assalam o alaikum I Hope everyone is doing great. I am looking for best Islamic Salah and dua apps so I can recite, memorize and practice different Surah, Dua and much more.
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Is there nothing in the Quran and Hadith about praying in Arabic? [duplicate]

The prophet, peace be upon him, prayed in his native language which he can easily understand. Also there is a hadith that states you should take a breath between surahs while saying prayer and I think ...
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Namaaz and its question

Do early prophets use to offer salah.as salah was made farz when muhammed(pbuh)was there. Do early prophets use to recite Quran in their salah?
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Is it halal to pray to Allah by saying for Muhammad's sake?

Assalamu-e-alekum Im coming to the point Ive been raised in 2 different culture and to be honest i kinda know nothing about islamic details and all. I want you to help me correct through proper hadis ...
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When should one stand during Iqama ? From the beginning or from qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh?

When should we (muqtadi) stand up during Iqama (the second call to prayers)? Some people sit on the saff till "qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh" is said. I found a Hadith Which says: The Messenger of Allah (Allah ...
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Question about tahajjud prayer

Some deaf people do tahajjud prayer, we sometimes do but we heard that tahajjud prayer is easy as we think so we would like to know from your learning about tahajjud prayer Can you tell us what to ...
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When Jamaah of Masjid is audible from my home, does my Salaah consider as Jamaah Salaah, if I do it from my home?

Assalamu alaikum. My home is nearer to Masjid. All conducted Jamat in Masjid are clearly audible from my home. I have following question(please answer in both gender's view) Shall I do Salaah by ...
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Will I go to Jahannam? [closed]

Assalamu aliakum, I know god is the one to make the final judgement, but I've a question. I keep a strained relationship with my father. I'm 25 now. My father does not go to work nor he looks after ...
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Can Qaza salat be prayed in short form?

I came to know that Qaza salat can be prayed or it is allowed to pray it in quicker manner by following some rules.The link is given below: ...
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Where in Islam is it mentioned that Muslims have to prayer 5x a day

Where in the Quran and Hadith is it mentioned that Muslims have to pray 5x a day
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Shaking Hand After Faraz Salat

Is it sunnah to shake hands (musafaha) with other people in the mosque after finishing Faraz Salat (At the end of salam in right and then left). If so, then can you please provide any Authentic Hadith ...
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Talking during congregation

In Mosques people these days chit chat in the first rakah and join in from between. Is their Salah valid? Surely Allah wouldn't welcome people for whom chit chat is more important than Allah, ...
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Does it invalidate prayer to read it fast?

In prayer is it okay if you are in a rush, and read quickly in my head? If the last letter of a word and the first letter of another word overlap one another, even if you know you are saying ...
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An Answer after Assalamualaikum in salat

As a moslem, we know that the answer of "Assalamualaikum" is Wa'alaikumsalam. So, when we pray, and we are being an Imam. In the last raka'at, we say "Assalamualaikum", my question is: "Why the ma'mum ...
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Does tiny amount of discharge from arousal affect wudu?

Salam, I am a woman and I have this very embarrassing issue. Sometimes (particularly the week following my period and the week before it) I cannot help but get this type of discharge while doing ...