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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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Whether cat's hair on our clothes make our prayers unacceptable?

I am a Shia and my mom read somewhere that the hair of an animal whose flesh cannot be eaten, should not be on the clothes used for praying. So, if some cat hair is on our prayer clothes, then is the ...
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What does it mean for a prayer to be invalid or not accepted?

I keep hearing claims along the following lines: If you don't perform [some action] in [some specific manner] during [wudu/prayer], your prayer is invalid and not accepted. It seems, as per these ...
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Do I have to repray Isha due to constant flatulence?

I have this problem of constant gas. I read online that if you have this then you do one wudu per prayer. But sometimes really late at night it can go away. I am not sure specifically what time it ...
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Is prayer accepted if your hair isn't covered?

If I am out of home and do not have cover for my hair and it is time for prayer will it not be accepted if I pray?
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When does mispronunciation make a prayer invalid?

Salam, I just have a quick question. While I was praying after rising form bowing, I said accidentally : rabanaa wallakal ham instead of hamd Do you know if this makes a prayer invalid or do you have ...
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If a person has doubts about the oneness of Allah but he doesn't want to have these doubts, will his salah be accepted?

Let's say there is a man who is having doubts about the oneness of Allah. In his head, he keeps thinking that god is divisible or prophets can be parts of god. No matter how hard he tries, he just can'...
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Doing the Prostration of Forgetfulness twice

When I was praying Isha I was unsure if I didn't completely say subhanarabialala 3 times during sajda, so at the end I did the prostration of forgetfulness before the Salam, but I was not sure if I ...
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Can I pray qaza salahs leaving Nafls and Ghair Mokada Sunnah as routine?

Can I offer qaza salahs leaving Nafls and Ghair-Mokada Sunnah of 5 time prayers as a routine or I must first offer complete salah including Nafls and Ghair-Mokada Sunnahs? What is preferred way, ...
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Do you redo prayer if you think about maybe stopping it and restarting it?

During my Maghrib prayer, I accidentally cleared my throat for no reason (i think it is just a habit), and I wasn't sure whether or not I should re-do my prayer so I started to panic and paused for a ...
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How can I ensure my prayer is accepted when I encounter impurities from a shared school bathroom?

If somehow urine splits onto my pants and then it becomes dry and then I touched that part with wet hand, is my hand impure? Again if the dry part again comes in contact with water and becomes wet and ...
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How can a new Muslim fit in when praying in a mosque in Iran?

Inshallah, I will go to Iran again in May. I intend to pray in the mosques there and I would like to fit in better with my (presumably mostly Shia) sisters when doing so. Question: How can a new ...
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Praying at the Mosque Obligatory for Men?

Assalamu Alaikum. I heard that praying at the mosque is obligatory for men and that prayers performed alone wouldn't be accepted. Is this true? I'm 15 and have school and homework so trying to go to ...
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What if we are praying Salat in the wrong way unintentionally? Will we be forgiven by Allah? [closed]

What if we have been praying salat wrong unintentionally throughout our lives and don't know it. I've heard that Allah Almighty also gives importance to niyah. So in the following case because of our ...
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Will my non-obligatory prayer be accepted if I had the intention not to pray if something occurs?

I used pay two rakat after Magrib (we call it NAFILA but I don't know if this it actual name in Arabic). However, yesterday I had the intention not to pray these two rakat if after magrib the ...