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

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Can jews pray Islamic prayers in a mosque?

As jews are allowed to pray in mosques by their rabbis, so if a Jew prays Islamic prayer(Salat) and joins the Congregational prayer is it allowed, I am not asking that it would be accepted by Allah or ...
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Is it allowed for a Jew to pray in mosques? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that Jews can pray in mosques according to their rabbis but not in churches as churches according to their rabbis are places of Idolatry , but does Islam allow a Jew to pray in ...
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Under what conditions does Allah accept a jama'at prayer?

It is said that if you pray in Jama'at, Allah will accept your prayer so long as one person in the jama'at prayed a valid prayer. But if nobody among the jama'at prayed a valid prayer, does Allah ...
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Istikarah prayer [closed]

After doing istikharah prayer,some ulama believe that one should open his heart to Allah and feels what his heart tells what he should do.On the other hand some ulama believe that one should just do ...
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Do we have to say 'Allahu Akbar' loudly in every rakat of every salat?

Do we have to say 'Allahu Akbar' loudly in every rakat of every salat? Or is it necessary in some specific salat or rakat?
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If I have urine on my clothes but do not know it?

Now suppose I have some urine or some drops of urine on my cloth. But I do not know it and am not aware of it. Now, I go and perform my salat. Now will my salah be ok? Or does it become qada?
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If I wear dirty clothes then wear clean clothes and do wadu am I considered pure?

Suppose I wear clothes having dried urine on them then after some time I change the clothes and wear clean clothes and do Wudu. Now, will I be considered pure? If not then what do I have to do? And if ...
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Sitting in front of a person praying namaz (salah)

Consider the scenario: I am sitting on my bed in a room. Now some person enters the room and starts praying namaz(salah) on the floor. His position while praying is such that he is facing me. Should I ...
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If I rush does my salah become Qaza?

Actually I have rushed through many of my salats or at least prayed faster than normal. So do I have to read these salats qaza again or do I ask forgiveness from Allah and repent and try not to do it ...
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Exposing awrah to the ground when praying

As-salamu-alikum, I just want to clarify that is it okay to pray when our awrah is exposed to the ground? for example, wearing thope without an under garment/ sarong wrap without under garment / ...
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Will my adha salat be in order if I skip 3 qaza salat and pray it later?

Suppose I have missed 2 fajr and an asr salat and now they are qaza. Now I perform my magrib salat but do not pray any qaza salat. Then I pray 2 fajr qaza salat before starting isha salat. And I ...
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What should Muslim do when they forgot to offer shalat?

I went to Mountain for vacation and forget to offer shalat when i was home. Because I realy tired I went to bed earlier and forgot to offer magrib and Isya. and then the day after I remembered that I ...
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Is it obligatory to supplicate after salah?

Is it obligatory to supplicate after every salah? If yes then what are rulings on it?
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What if I offer prayer while having pictures in my pocket?

I know that offering prayer in front of pictures or portraits is forbidden. If there is one or many pictures in the room we should not pray there. What if I have a picture in my pocket while I am ...
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Should I say two rakat or four rakat salat before faraz salat?

I am from Bangladesh, generally in our country we perform four rakat salat (Sunnah) before Faraz salat at Zohr, Asar and Isah, but at Macca they performed only two rakat sunnah. Why is that so? Is ...
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What is ruling related to 'Forefinger rule' of prayers? [closed]

There are many hadiths ruling on the 'forefinger rule' but I have no problem with them. I have studied the book, 'Guide to prayer from beginning to end'. There I read hadiths and also from other ...
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How to perform Qaza salat or namaz?

I was wondering how can I perform my Qaza salat. I mean how many rakat salat do i have to pray for Fajr,Zuhr,Asr,Magrib and Isha. And what time do i have to perform it?
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How long to wait after sunrise before offering fajr prayer?

Assalamu'Alaikum Fellow Community members, This is my very first question to the community and it's a simple one. Is there a hadith or quranic verse which tells how long one has to wait after ...
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Is it allowed to read namaz with a non mehram?

Assalam alaikum. I'm a 17_ year old girl from India . I go to tuitions in the evening here timings is from 5-8. And hence I had to read the Magrib Namaz(prayer) from the tuitions. And along with me ...
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Do the timings of my sunnah salaat at home depend on the adhaan in the masjid?

I have a question regarding the four Sunnahs before Zuhr, especially for ladies who don't pray in the Masjid and therefore can't hear the Adhan. Do these four Rakaat need to be performed immediately ...
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May females participate in Janaza salat?

Is female can participate in Janaza Salath? In my relative house they start praying Janaza Salath after the Janaza take out from the house. Is that allowed in Islam? or this is a kind of Bid'a?
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What is the Salah of Imam Hussain (a.s.)?

I’ve heard that there is a Salah as the Salah of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him) But I don’t know how its circumstance it. Does anyone know how it is? (notice: of course it doesn't mean that it is ...
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How to act in Mosque in Friday Prayer?

I begin praying in Mosque next Friday(InshaAllah). I never did a prayer in a Mosque(except when i was too young i think) and i need some tips how i should act to not look like a lost person... Can ...
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Should the imam make a special intention for leading a fard prayer?

Please let me know the neeyat for imam. During fard salat in company, one of us takes place of imam and leads the prayer. How should that person make neeyat for the prayer? Is it any different than ...
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Friday (Jummah) Prayers on a vacation trip

Assalamu alaikkum everyone! I just wanted to clarify the doubt that I have as what the title says. Not that I eagerly wanted to join the trip, but I've some official work to complete too. To make ...
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Is it fine to Offer Salah in Shirt contains Pictures?

I have Shirt that contains a Cartoon picture, for better understanding "Living Thing Picture" Can I offer Salah in it ? If yes then it would be as normal as in simple dress? or will be consider as ...
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Can I pray in this shirt?

I have a shirt which I got from a metal concert from a band that I enjoy. On the back of the shirt some of the song lyrics are printed which say "We are worshipping the gods that keep twisting our ...
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Where can I find the reference for Amal-e-Kathir?

I'm looking for a reference from which the definition of Amal-e-Kathir (Amal-e-Kaseer) for salaat has been derived/debated in Fiqah. As far as online searches go, I have come across a site which ...
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Salat look and read

I believe salat is the practical implementation of the Quran. I have a handy booklet of Quran and I always want to read big Surats from the Quran when I stand up for prayers in Salat. My query is can ...
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Where should we look during Salah?

I have noticed that different people look at different places when praying. Does it matter where we look when we pray and where should we really be looking at during each step?
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Praying while driving?

Some times i travel for long journeys where i am not able to stop and pray, would my salat be accepted if i pray while driving on high speed highways? or shall i pray and repeat the prayer at home or ...
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Is it permitted to stop praying when I lose concentration?

I recently heard that breaking in middle of the prayer is a bad thing, but I still don't know how bad it is it, whether it is a serious sin or just a hated action, or whether there are anything from ...
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What rewards does waking up for Fajr contain? [closed]

What benefits do you get for praying Fajr salah? As people struggle to wake up for Fajr, what benefits would one receive to motivate them to wake up for this salah?
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Prove zenith shadow addition to shadow of 1 height of object, to get Asr prayer time's shadow

Scholars say zenith shadow length of object should be added to 1 height of the object to get Asr time's shadow length, but in the texts of hadiths' it is only 1 height of object, without addition of ...
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How do you increase your rizq?

If you pray your salahs regularly and ask for an increase in wealth, but your wealth decreases, is that a test? How do you increase your rizq(sustenance) and wealth?
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Is it possible for a woman to be Imam al-jama’a for women? (Sunni view)

I’d like to know if it is possible for a woman to be Imam al-Jama’a? ( for wajib prayer(Salat)) Note: I am looking for the viewpoint of Sunni brothers.
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Is my congregational prayer invalid if a person walks in front of me?

So today in the mosque I arrived 2 ruk'as late for Asr prayer, when the imam finished I started to complete the remainder, during this time a guy decided to cross in front of me, I know it will ...
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How to focus in Salah?

In accordance with a verse of the holy Qur'an, a character of Mo'menin is Khoshoo'(humility) in Salah. Surah al-Mo'menoon, the first and second verses: قَدْ أَفْلَحَ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ . ...
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If I do a sin unknowingly, is it a sin?

Before I reached the age of puberty, my mother said I offer Salah too fast, so when she was in the room, I used to stay in Qayam for a bit after reciting Suraahs and then go to sajidah.
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Reciting the Quran in English

Let me start from introducing myself, I am an 18-year-old boy and have been thinking like crazy about this, but this is my conclusion to ask someone, because I have no idea. I was on a website ...
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Reference to Sh. Uthaimeen's fatwa in TAMIL

There are some people who think that they can combine salatul jumuah with Asr due to rain. A noble scholar, Sheikh Uthaimeen, from the recent past explains that this should not be done. It is in ...
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Joining Salah Late

Do I make the Niyyah if I joined late or just jump in? Do I read the Thana if I joined late or just jump in? Is it prohibited to join the Jammat while in Ruku or Sujood? Do I read Attahiyatu if I ...
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Alahuma Salee w salem ala sydna muhammad?

What is the meaning of the following (Alahuma Salee w salem ala sydna muhammad), is the salaa mentioned here is the same sala that we perform, asking this to understand how can we say Allah ...
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Do we have to pray as soon as the time for prayer comes?

Do we have to pray as soon as it is a valid time to do so or we have the whole time between two prayers (lets say for example its time to pray Duhr but I prayed befor Asr starts in 30 mins). Another ...
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How do Prayers keep a person away from sin?

According to Quran’s point of view one of the effects of Prayers is that it keeps one away from sins and unlawful things. Because Quran says: Recite, [O Muhammad], what has been revealed to you ...
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Must one perform the sunnah/nawafil prayers as well as the fard?

As we all know almost all prayers consist of Sunnahs, Nawafils and Fard. For example, the the Dhuhar prayer consists of, 4 rakat Sunnah, 4 rakat Fard, 2 rakat Sunnah, 2 rakat Nawafils. Now my ...
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Is it haram to pray Fajr befor duhr?

If i don`t manage to wake up for Fajr, can i pray once i wake up after sunrise or would it be Haram as the sun rises between the horns of the devil according to the following hadeeth: The Prophet ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Assalamu Alaikum all I'm new here and I can't find any questions that is related to "How to be an Imam." Just would like to establish that my question is here for my own setting (and hopefully for ...
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How does praying towards Kaabah not amount to Shirk?

Assalamu alaikum. I am following Islam and very proud to be Muslim. I have few question to clarify my doubts. Islam is against of idol workship and all the activities in Islam is different than the ...
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If one person is praying farz salaat,can another person join him in jamaat?

As salaamu alaikum, One person is praying farz salaat alone. Another person enters and he knows that the person already praying is offering farz salaat. Can he join him to form a jamaat? Thanks!