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The word *fard* literally means "obligatory." When an action is required of a Muslim in a situation, it is referred to as a *fard* action. It is a sin to leave off something that is *fard*.

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Is my salah valid if I make a mistake in al-fatiha

Is my prayer invalid if I made a recitation mistake in al-fatiha. in the verse: اهدنا الصرط المستقيم I said مستغيم instead of مستقيم. So I replaced the ق with غ. I made this mistake unintentionally. ...
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Najas on clothes

As Salam alaikum. I have prostatitis. And when I wash myself, sometimes there is a feeling that urine comes out, I check and there are drops of liquid on the tip itself, but at the same time it can be ...
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Urine on clothes

As Salam alaikum. Unfortunately, I suffer from prostatitis. And sometimes there are feelings as if urine has dripped, sometimes it happens that it's just an instigation, and it happens that it has ...
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Ruling for a person taking sleeping pills regarding fajr?

Assalamu Alaikum, I'm a patient of OCD. I take antipsychotic sleep causing pills without which I can't sleep. But they cause dizziness and when though I wake up for fajr but can't hold myself due to ...
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What to say on the 4th rakat during fard or sunnah prayer

My mom told me that during Dhuhr prayer or any prayer I have to say Doorood Ibraheem after Atayat. Is this a must? And will my Salah be accepted if I don't say this?
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Is iqamah necessary for Qaza Farz?

AssalamElaikum, Qaza Farz has different rules as I searched it on internet. For instance I came to know that we can offer Qaza Farz after Asr time expires. I have question about iqamah. As I know ...
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Should Takbir Tahrima be said loudly?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. Takbir Tahrima is a fard (obligatory) rukn of Salah. But should it be said ...
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Is my ghusl in the bathtub valid?

Hello so there have been a lot of thunderstorms recently which is why I have been kind of scared to do ghusl in the shower. Because of that, I took a cup of water to rinse my nose & mouth. Then I ...
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Is fard kaza salat more important than sunnah salat?

Is fard kaza salat more important than sunnah salat.
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Which azkar are mustahab and which are farz

Which adhkar are mustahab and which are fard. I would like to know that which adhkar are fard and which are mustahab. Please if you could elaborate the answer.
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Why aren't all commands of the Prophet treated as obligatory?

Muslims are commanded by Allah(SWT) to obey Him and His Messenger without exception: O you who believe, obey Allah, the Messenger, and those in command among you. If you disagree about something, ...
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What are the rights of converts on muslim ummah?

As converter have a great importance in Islam Prophet Muhammad (SAW) advised to financially help them with zakat so that they may not backup from there faith due to financial issues. What other ...
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Will voluntary fasts compensate any shortage in obligatory fasts on the Day of Judgement?

If I had fallen short of my obligatory fasts without being aware, will my voluntary fasts be counted to compensate them on the Day of Judgement like the way shortage in obligatory Salah is compensated ...
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Can an obligatory act be missed in favour of another?

Is there any thing as "precedence" when we perform obligatory acts? Here, "precedence" means that one of acts that is lower in status can be skipped in favor of an act higher in status in a situation ...
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Sequence of fard and sunnah salaah

As-salaam aleykum wa rahamatullah wa barkatahu. Can I change the sequence of sunnah and fard salaah? For example, if I am waiting for the congregation / jamaat for zohar fard can I offer 4 raqat ...
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Do I need to do Hajj again if I performed it as a child?

As'salamu Alaikum I tied ihram for hajj at the age of 4 years but all my arqams(rituals) were done by my father. So, as i am 20 years old now is it fard for me to do that hajj again.
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Is it obligatory for a Muslim, when he sees/meets a non-Muslim, to invite him to Islam?

Suppose I meet a non-Muslim on the streets, I greet him and we both start a conversation, is it obligatory for me to invite the non-Muslim towards Islam?
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Having children in Islam/quran [duplicate]

Is having children in islam farz/wajib if you are married to a woman? Does Quran say anything about it?
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Am I obligated to make others pray?

Is it an obligation to instruct other Muslims to pray during salah times like duhr? I'm asking if it is an obligation because honestly it is too difficult; sometimes and I'd rather just stay at home ...
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Why don't we pray the Sunnah Rakaats of Salah in Jamaat (Congregation)?

Allah says in the Qu'ran: “When you (O Messenger Muhammad) are among them, and lead them in As‑Salaah (the prayer), let one party of them stand up [in Salaah (prayer)] with you taking their arms with ...
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Can someone give me examples of fard kifaya?

I know that memorising the whole the Quran is fard kifaya but are there any other fard kifaya acts ?
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Is there any specific ayah in the Coran to oblige the wearing of hijab?

Is there any verse in the Coran that shows that Hijab is obligatory?
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What does "neither is Eid compulsory on her" imply?

I've seen this hadith e.g. at IslamQA.org: A woman should not raise her hands till her shoulders. ... [snip] ... Jumu’ah is not obligatory for her, but if she attends it, she will be absolved of ...
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Is it a sin to offer only fard salat?

Is it sinful to not offer sunah salat but offer only fard salat? e.g to offer 2 faraz in fajar slat? to offer 4 fard in zuhar salat? to offer 4 fard in asar salat? to offer 3 fard in maghrib salat? ...
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Is self-defense mandatory for a Muslim?

According to the Qur'an, does a Muslim have to defend himself against attacks by other people or illness (aka "value his life") or is it a "I don't have a problem if you do it"-mentality. Like: I ...
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Must one perform the sunnah/nawafil prayers as well as the fard? [duplicate]

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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Pray only fard rakaat

I have a doubt, can we pray only fard avoiding sunnah rakaat? After visiting several web pages I didn't find one solid answer to my question. I'm not saying that sunnah rakaats are useless but can we ...
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Difference between performing Fard and Sunnah prayer

A four rakaat fard prayer consists of: Takbeer, sana Two times Fatiha and a Surah Atehyat Two more times Fatiha (without aayah) Atehyaat, Durood and prayer (Rab-ee-Jaalnee...) Is there any ...
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Can one surah be used in FARD prayers?

When praying fard, is it allowed for one long surah be used for both of the raka'at? e.g. Praying ayahs 1-15 of surah mulk for the first raka'at and then continuing for ayahs 16-30 of surah mulk
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Is it permissible to join first 2 rakath of Esha Salat with the Taraweh Jamat and then continue on his own?

If one misses his Esha Salat, is it permissible for him to perform the first two rakats of his Esha Salat with the Taraweh Jamat and then continue on his own?
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Is Taqleed Fard in Islam? [duplicate]

Many of the followers of the 4 schools of thought claim that it is Fard to do Taqleed and join one of the 4 schools while there are others like Salafis who claim that Taqleed by a non-layman can be a ...
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When does hajj become farz?

As we know there is a certain rule when Zakat becomes Farz. But I suppose in case of Hajj, it cannot be that strict because the cost to travel to the Holy Makka differs from place to place. So what ...
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Is reading Qur'an fard?

Is reading Qur'an fard? If so, what kind of fard is it (e.g every Muslim must, or some Muslim must?). If not, what is it categorized as? Is it sunnah or wajib or anything else? Please don't answer ...
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Is Jihad obligatory for all Muslims?

As the question states is Jihad an obligation for all Muslims? And if so, are there different forms of Jihad which Muslims can perform?
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Is it permitted to not get married?

Marrying is not a farz in Islam. What if someone chooses not to get married and keep fasting to control desire?
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Should I discontinue Farz prayer if Jamat has formed?

Usually it happens while praying in prayer room at office, people gathered and form Jamat. So in this case, if you are in the middle of offering your individual Farz prayer. Should you discontinue the ...
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What is the difference between fard and wajib?

Which group of scholars differentiate between fard and wajib? What is the difference and when was it mentioned in the books? Do they represent different levels of obligation somehow?
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What are the "Five pillars of Islam"? [closed]

What is the importance of these five pillars? What happens if one of them is missing in someone's practice? I understand that each of these five ibadats/pillars actually exist in Islam, but why do ...
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