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

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Is this method of raising index finger in tashahhud correct?

With my right hand, I create a ring with my thumb and middle finger and raise the index finger from the very start of the tashahhud and drop it just before the tasleem. It is kept pointing towards the ...
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What is the Qibla inside the Kaaba? [duplicate]

Assalam o Alaikum to all my Muslim brothers, If one were to get the opportunity to pray Salah inside the Kaaba, which direction should he face?
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The Adhan for Fajr is almost to the end of time, but dawn is half an hour before

Prayer timetable says that dawn is at 3:53am, and the sun rises at 5:45am. The Adhan for Fajr is very close to 5:45, something like 20minutes before. My question is, if I am going to fast(Dhul Hijja) ...
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If an earthquake hits during prayer, can we stop prayer?

Asalam o Alikum! I try to find the answer to my question using stackexchange, Google, and another search engine, but I did not any. I have a very simple question, If during praying earthquake hit, ...
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Unable to pray because of impurity problem

I have a problem which I haven’t told to doctor as it is a odd problem. Basically when I urinate and empty my bladder I am always having dropped dripped off in my under garments when standing up. I ...
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Can you read sura Fatihah after the Fatihah in Salaah?

After reciting Al Fatihah you can recite another sura in rak'ats 1 and 2. Can that sura be sura Fatihah?
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Salat with injured mouth(specifically tongue)

Assalamoalaikum, i have injured my mouth and am unable to speak for a few days, how should i perform my salat during this period?
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How to pray while being observed and you are hiding your conversion from your family?

I embraced Islam recently thanks to Allah. I was brought up and am living now in a christian society, which is a very bad environment that hinders me from clinching to my new religion. My question ...
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Flies that landed on dog feces. Redo wudu?

Salaam. Recently I was doing my laundry in a friend's house when I noticed flies buzzing atop a pile of dog manure. I am wondering if I have to do redo my wudu if I come into contact with such flies? ...
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Rabbana lakal hamd in women's prayer

I'm a woman, I want to know that it is compulsory to say rabbana lakal hamd after ruku in women's' namaz, somebody said to me it is important when you perform prayer with ja'mat, if you are praying ...
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Praying salah in a Christian household

Asalamu Alaykum, So for the next month and a half I’ll be staying at my aunts house. My mom side of the family are all Christians. And i was just wondering if I’m able to pray in a Christian household ...
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Prayer with difficulty in Sujood only

I have googled and watched enough YouTube videos only to confuse myself further. When one is able to stand for prayer and bow for for Ruku but is unable to do Sujood only, as the problem lies with the ...
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How to interpret the ahadith about joining two prayers due to rain?

One day (in winter) an imam came from the next close city (about 20-25kms away) and held the Friday Khotba in the mosque I was at. Afterwards he said we will inchallah pray the 'Asr now as it is ...
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Does bad odour make the salat invalid?

I wondered that if your clothes smelled really bad and you would pray a salat would it make your salat invalid? Please give a detailed answer with supporting evidence. Thank you.
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Is there any evidence that one can join prayers -without being on a journey- only in a mosque?

There are a couple of ahadith showing that the Prophet () and his sahaba () joined the dhor and 'asr prayers (by praying them one after one at the time of the later one) and Maghrib and 'isha' prayers ...
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Where should i put my hands when praying [closed]

When praying, there are alot of views as to where you should put your hands in prayer, please calrify, ps. No fights!just clear answer
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How long do we have to obey the parents?

Do we have to obey the parents in every condition or they say or put on us, what if it is something that is continuos forever until you die, such as: always offer the sunnah prayers for every prayer, ...
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Is it allowed to follow the imam at the same time

I see alot of people praying in the mosque in congregation, they always go into rukoo' at the same time of the imam when he is about to say Allaahu akbar, but then, they go into rukoo' when he is ...
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Is it obligatory to pray at the mosque for a baaligh?

I wanted to ask whether it is obligatory to pray at the mosque for someone who has reached the age of puberty, and if his parents disagree with him even thoufh he lives close, then in this matter what ...
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Did Musa(AS) used to pray salaat?

I wanted to know about Musa's (AS) prayers because one of my friend says that Mohammed(SAW) brought namaz and the earlier messengers did not. But I heard that Musa(AS) used to pray 3 times in a day....
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Is in Admob VPN is Hram or Halal?

Iam using VPN to click on Ads to get high earning.Is it haram or halal? I am not use VPN to unblock sites which are blocked by our government but I just change my country location to other countries ...
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If I see a worshipper's bare back in prayer should I tell him?

When a brother is wearing something like t-shirt or top and hasn't tucked it into his jeans and tightened his belt or something similar part of his 'awrah such as the top of his bottom and bottom of ...
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What are the matters for which a person can delay praying an obligatory prayer?

I wanted to ask what are the things that make it permissible for a person to delay an obligatory prayer such as 'asr.
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Can we offer Qadha of a prayer after Fard of Fajr and Asr? [duplicate]

Voluntary prayers are forbidden after the Fard of Fajr and Asr till the time for the respective prayers are over. But can we offer qadha of a prayer at that time?
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Prayer and it's requirements [closed]

After a fair bit of reading including Quranic versus (and correct me if I am wrong) Christians or People of the Book do have every opportunity to enter Heaven as do Muslims however I am a little ...
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Would Salat in impure cloth riya when i remind of my cloth being impure at the last ruku of my salat?

Assalamu Alaikum. I've prayed my salat ul fajr today but i didn't remember that my clothe was impure. And this came to my mind when i was already on the second ruku of my salat in jama'ah.Before it ...
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Is it obligatory to keep our back horizontal while bowing in prayer?

It is obligatory to keep your back straight while bowing. But is it also obligatory to keep it horizontal?
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I would like know how to perform 'kazaa-e-umri'?

I have perform a salah / namaz at mosque during ramdan.I feel that I want to do kaza for recent all namaz. I would like to know procedure as well as ayat can recite during namaz. Thank you.
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Is it proven to say this du'a before niyyah of salah?

Inni Wajjhatu Wajhiya Lillazi Fataras Samawati Wal Ardha Hanifaun Wa Maa Ana Minal Mushrikeen. Translation: "I have made myself attentive towards Him who has created the earth & sky & I ...
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Missing Eid prayer

Here is U.K. I have a brother who has exam on the same date it’s eid and the timing clash. They are one of final exams. What can one do? If missing eid namaz will his Ramadan be accepted as school won’...
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Offering salah in shirts with brand logo

This shirt has a deer-shaped logo (with no eyes) which is seen on its pocket. Does offering salah in this kind of shirt invalidate my salah?
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Is it okay to take breaks during salah

For example i am praying 20 rakats taraweeh, but After finishing one rakat I hear a family member has a need etc. So I quickly go deal with it and then resume prayer? Is that okay?
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How to interpret the ahadith about the prohibition of praying between the pillars of a mosque?

We may read in the sunnah: “We were forbidden to form a row between two pillars at the time of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), and we would be repelled from them forcefully.” (Sunan ibn Majah) "We ...
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What are the different opinions on a person who vomits or got nose bleeding druring the prayer?

In the sunnah we find this hadith in sunan ibn Majah (Qualified as da'if): “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: ‘Whoever vomits, has a nosebleed, belches, or emits prostatic fluid, should stop praying;...
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Salah of Isha behind imam

If I am taking Salah behind imam in Isha after one rakah, after finishing the Salah imam made Salah right side, I also did the Salam and imediately I remember that one rakah need to be performed, then ...
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what is time after salat become kaza

I only know about fajr and zhur, that fajr is qada when there is light in the sky and zhur become qada when the golden hour starts but I want to know what are other times that other Salat time are ...
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Is it permitted to leave Eid salah before the Khutbah?

The Eid salah is the reverse of Jumu'ah in that it's the salah then Khutbah not Khutbah then salah. I read you must stay until the end of the Khutbah but is there a valid view to leave after the salah ...
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Can Salat-ul-Tasbeeh be prayed during Dahwa e kubra?

Can we pray Salat-ul-Tasbeeh during dahwa e kubra (time before start of zuhur prayer) ?
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Direction of Salah

We all pray towards the Qibla in one direction, the smallest route towards the Kaaba. However, if you pray salah in the opppsite direction, aren't you still facing the Qiblah? Your facing a longer ...
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Sleeping between Isha and Tahajjud [duplicate]

If I sleep after praying maghrib (because of my busy schedule) and wake up at night, can I pray Isha and Tahajjud together? I usually try to sleep between Isha and Tahajjud but for the last few days ...
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In arabic, is the word salat (or salah, not sure), meaning the muslim prayer was there before islam, or did islam introduced the word?

Peace everyone. As a quranist i believe that Quran contains all the islamic details. Allah says in the Quran to do salat, so i was wondering if the word salat was there before Quran?
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Is it a sin not to concentrate in Salah?

Concentration in Salah is very important as far as I know. But is it a sin not to concentrate in Salah?
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Will I incur sins if I stand in prayer even though my wudhu is broken?

Suppose I'm praying an obligatory prayer behind an Imam at a masjid. Suddenly my wudhu breaks (due to the passing of wind). Now, if I still keep standing in prayer will I incur sins? This should ...
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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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Is praying sometimes just because one is lazy, then he has become a weak Muslim?

I’m asking this because, I read somewhere in Islamqa saying this: If the one who does not pray does not do it because he denies that it is obligatory, even though he is aware that Allah has ...
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Extended night time salat mentioned in Quran; Isha, Subh, Layl, fard, Terewih, or Nafila?

I am confused about the night time prayers mentioned in the Quran. From Yusuf Ali's English translation: 073.002 Stand (to prayer) by night, but not all night,- 073.003 Half of it,- or a little ...
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Have I done ghusul?

Assalamualikum, I was gonna pray namaz today, but I had to do ghusl first, so I went and took a shower. But during my time taking shower I forgot about the ghusl part or I forgot to mention the words ...
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Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina?

Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina? Was it Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him), or was it any Sahaba? If so, what was their name?
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What is the difference between “rabbana lakalhamd” and “rabbana valakalahamd”?

I heard that that in namaz saying rabbana lakalhamd and rabbana valakalahamd both are elgible. I want to know what the difference is between rabbana lakalhamd and valakalahamd.
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How to get a dua accepted?

How to get my dua answered? How to earn Allah's mercy? I have been praying desperately for past many months but life still is not improving significantly. Sometimes things improve and then they become ...