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

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Is it acceptable to Praying with Animals' logo T shirts

Some of My T shirts or Football Jerseys have Images of Animal's logo Like lion, Tiger etc so Can I pray with these logo's T shirts (https://i.stack.imgur.com/MIoob.jpg)
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Why must wudu be done to pray?

Why must wudu be done to pray? According to Islam, if someone wants to be sanctified, he must take a bath and if he wants to pray, he must do wudu. Can it be explained scientifically? As a Muslim I ...
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What's the ruling on delaying Fajr azan?

In my country, which follows the Hanafi madhab, they give the Azan around an hour after fajr actually comes, not only that, but then they give the iqama around half an hour after the azan. Note they ...
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Confused over whether result of my istikhara is positive or negative

I have been interested in a girl I met in my university. I wanted to ask for her hand in marriage but she told me she was already engaged to someone from her family (although she was interested in me ...
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Why does the Imam not read out aloud during Zohar and Asar salat? [duplicate]

When performing salat with congregation, the Imam reads out Surah Fatiha and a verse audibly for the first 2 rakats of Fazar, Magrib and Ishaa. So is there any reason why it's not read out aloud ...
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Praying while wearing pants with dried urine on it

I've had this issue earlier, but the good thought of asking it somewhere online just came into my mind and here i'm. My question is that can I offer the salah, recite Quran & do any other sacred ...
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Reading sunnat prayers and its importance

I have heard some people said that sunnat prayers are a must after each/after each salah. What is the ruling about reading sunnat and why people says that reading Jummah (friday prayer) Sunnat and ...
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Traslation of صلّى in more contexts pls answer

Salamo3alaykom, as I've asked some minutes ago, I'd like to ask about the meaning of the word or verb صلّى and what I may have understood is that it can mean "praying" or also "sending blessings". Can ...
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Can men pray at home for avoiding the bad smell of people at mosque?

Can men pray at home for avoiding the bad smell of people at mosque? Its very irritating. can i pray at home for concentrate on salah by avoiding those bad smells coming from people's sweating dress ...
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Is it permissible to give someone money for praying?

Suppose if I had a brother that doesn't pray, and no matter how much you advice he won't pray, but he cares about money so if you give him money he will start praying, and if I kept giving him until ...
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My question is about our common proceeder of performing salah

Which verses did the Prophet used to recite in every salat like tradition Sura Al Fatiha, yet the Quran was not compiled into verses and Sura as we knows today!? All I knows is the earliest starting ...
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Will we gain 27 times more reward praying Taraweeh in Jamat or congregation than praying at home?

“Prayer in congregation is better than prayer alone by twenty seven degrees.” -Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Al-Bukhārī 619, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 650 As we can pray Taraweeh both in congregation or Jamat and at ...
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Do we say Subhanaka dua in congregation in the masjid?

A few days ago I went to the masjid for the first time in ramadan. I prayed the 2 rakkats that we're suppose to pray when entering the masjid. Then when it was time to pray qiyyam illayl witr in ...
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Will my salat be accepted if I don't understand the meaning of what I am reciting?

My language is not Arabic. While reciting Sura in Salat I don't understand the meaning of these Sura. I have tried to remember the meanings during Salat and found that I can't pray properly. Since I ...
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What is the meaning of reciting silently?

What does it mean when we pray/read/recite silently? Is whispering considered silent? Because I whisper when I pray or read quran from mushaf or when I read athkar. When I whisper I can hear myself. ...
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What's more virtuous, to pray sitting or standing?

Which is better, to spend Qiyam Al-Layl praying sitting, with khushoo and overall feeling comfortable, or to pray standing, tolerating pain because you've standing for some hours, with less or ...
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Is it permissible to sit while praying if you started praying standing?

Yesterday when I was praying, I was standing for so long that my legs started shaking uncontrollably, with this much pain I thought it would be impossible to have khushoo, therefore, after that salah, ...
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Which one is Qunut?

Which one is the ‘Qunut’ prayed in ‘Witr’? I found the following two in the various place, This is the one I use in the ‘Witr’ اَللَّهُمَّ إنا نَسْتَعِينُكَ وَنَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَنُؤْمِنُ بِكَ ...
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What did the Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-Salam) offer when worshipped all night?

The Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-Salam) used to worship all night during the last ten nights of Ramadan, what did he do in them? Like did he make part of it praying, part of it istighfar, part of it ...
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Is it permissible to pray while leaning on the wall?

When someone want to pray all night, his back hurts because of how long he stood. Is he allowed to pray leaning on the wall or would that go against the Sunnah of the Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-...
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Haven’t Started Praying Yet, And Can I use Phone To Read Namaz?

I Forgot How To Read Namaz So When I Want To Read it, Can I Read it Through My Phone? I have Written How To Read Namaz, Can I Place My Mobile On the Namaz And By Looking At It And Start Praying? Is ...
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In Shia religion, in salat can we give three shadah?

In Salat while sitting can we give three shadah? As one of my friends told me about that it makes salah as BAATIL my reciting ALI UN WALI ULLAH in salat.. I have searched and heard many scholar, but I ...
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Should I pray behind Imam that recites too fast and skips words?

At the place where I live (in my masjid), imam do prayers very fast. To give you an idea we finish Isha prayer + Tarawih + Witr prayer in about 30 minutes. He's going that fast that he sometimes skips ...
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Correct method of “sajda” for women

What is the exact method of sajda for women. Many people are confused for this. Many ladies put their elbows down and some do not put. Some Muslim scholars recommend that it's not mendatory to put ...
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Why Shia and Sunnis Salat is different

This question is stuck in my head from quite some time now that why shia and sunnis are offering namaz in a different way, in fact, most of the namaz part is different. I am a Sunni Muslim and one of ...
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why is the salah area for men and women same in makkah?

As it is prohibited in Islam for women to offer prayer in front of men then why it is allow in makkah that both men and women offer prayer in same area?
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Is it right to offer prayer with naked neck for women?

i have heard from some one that rolling of hair on head (making jura) and make naked neck is not right for women while offering prayer?
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Can we offer Salat with closed eyes?

why is it necessary to open our eyes during namaz. What if we close them. I read in a lot of books but did not get a relevant answer
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Joining jamat after the commencement of salat [duplicate]

How do I join salat when the jamat consists of Imam and only one Musalli who are standing side by side?
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Does a cold invalidate fasting and praying?

It's Ramadan now, so I am fasting but I have a cold so my nose is always leaking with fluid (mucus, clear liquid). Does this invalidate my fast and prayers because uncleanness is coming out of me? I ...
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Can someone pray at the place of another one

Suppose Ahmad has not pray isha because of traveling on a plane. And Ahmad said that to Ibrahim. And before paying the isha pray, Ahmad died. Can Ibrahim pray at the place of Ahmad. And generally can ...
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What are the benefits of Tahujat Namaz? [closed]

What a person can be rewarded of tahujat Namaz ? And i heared that Tahujat namaz can only be prayed if you slept for an hour or two what if i can't sleep during Ramzan then i can pray Tahujat Namaz? ...
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Can a person stop the undigested wastes inside him and in that condition is it correct to offer the prayer?

Sometimes, after making wudu for salat and come from the bathroom, then suddenly I feel uncomfortable because my body wants to waste off undigested food from it. But I can not go again because I am in ...
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Is fasting invalid if not all prayers were made?

For example: if someone was fasting and they prayed fajr then slept through dhuhr prayer and asr prayer (missed both prayers) then woke up and prayed maghrib (then ate to break the fast) and then ...
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What to do if someone doubts themselves?

If someone is praying and always thinks that: they are doing the prayer wrong, a little of their hair came out of the hijab, they think their feet was exposed, they were 2 hours late for prayer. All ...
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What about if you work with alcohol but don't drink it?, is that samething?

I heard if you drink alcohol, your salah wouldn't be accepted for 40 days, what about if you work with alcohol but don't drink it?, is that samething?. Another way of asking above question, is ...
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Scared of Praying because of Fear of Death

Due to having some anxiety issues and being scared too easily, once i heard a man who died while praying jumah after which I became frightened even though death is a gift towards a new life however i ...
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Dripping urine on paints during sneezing

I have a problem that I think most of the women have. During sneezing due to force of sneeze some drops of urine came out on the pants. When I am at home then I change my pants for offer salat but ...
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Are we allowed to have one wudu for all five prayers?

If someone did wudu once in a day and prayed all the five prayers with just that one wudu, is it permissible even if he did not do anything to break the wudu?
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Stearyl Alcohol and Urea in my face cream?

After doing wudu, I put face cream that contains stearyl alcohol and urea. I also pray with that cream. I am also fasting (it is Ramadan now). Is it ok to use this cream or did my wudu/prayers/fast ...
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swallowing excessive saliva while fasting will break your roza or not?

Asslam o alaikum to all of my brothers and sisters.. Well my question is that i have searched in google that when a person swallow his saliva while fasting is this breaks persons fast..? Everywhere it ...
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Question about the time frame between prayers?

For example, if Dhuhr prayer starts at 11:30am and ends at Asr prayer 3:00pm, so the time frame for Dhuhr prayer is 3 hours and a half. Some people say that offering Dhuhr prayer earlier in this time ...
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Delaying Dhuhr prayer after its time but in the time-frame? [duplicate]

I am a single woman with no day job. Usually after Fajr prayer (3:30am) I read morning athkar and Quran, then go to bed at 5:30am and wake up at 1:30pm to pray Dhuhr (which starts at 11:30am). I pray ...
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can i cover the head with a hoodie during salaah

I recently went to masjid for prayers. And to cover my head i used my hoodie instead of wearing a cap. But then some told me you should not wear a hood as it is what Christians do .
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What does Islam says about the praying of crippled person?

In our daily life there are a number of people who have health issues and some are also disabled. They are having difficulties in walking, sitting or in some cases standing. As a Muslim we know that ...
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Namaz in Arabic Language

As all muslims offer the prayers in Arabic language. it is easy for those who are muslims by birth because they recite Quran and offer prayer in Arabic. But this become difficult for those who are ...
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I fell asleep and zuhr finished

I can't remember exactly what happened but I think I were sitting down waiting for someone to get out of the bathroom so I could do wudu so I can pray Zuhr? I was in my room right near my bed so I ...
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Is it permissible to skip taraweeh?

As Muslims, we have to pray fajr, dhuhr, asr, maghrib, and isha. But during Ramadan there is taraweeh prayer. If I skip taraweeh throughout the whole ramadan, is that permissible? Is it ok to skip ...
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What are all the Ramadan prayers?

I know that we have to pray Fajr, Duhur, Asir, Maghrib, Isha. There is a prayer called Taraweeh aswell (Is Taraweeh the same as Isha? Is it compulsory to pray it or can I skip it?). There is also ...
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Are we allowed to pray from heart?

I have tried searching for an answer but have got nothing satisfactory. I heard that you are not allowed to pray in your heart/mind and at the very least must move your lips when reciting the Quran ...