Questions tagged [salat]

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

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Will my prayers still be accepted even if they are imperfect?

I am still quite young, but I always try to make an effort to pray 5 times a day. I really do try my best. Although sometimes I feel as though my prayer is imperfect, so repeat it over and over again ...
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What's the ruling on pray behind an imam that doesn't recite with Tajweed?

This imam has been leading prayers in the mesjid for years. In fajr, salat al-jumuah, and the first 2 rak'ahs of maghrib and isha, he does recite with tajweed. But one time, in the third rak'ah of ...
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Will Allah punish me if I am married to a man who won’t pray?

Will Allah (swt) punish me if I am married to a man who doesn’t pray 5 times a day? I love my husband very much and it was my choice to marry him. He keeps on saying he will pray when it will be the ...
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Is there Salatul Janaza for a Hafiz?

If someone memorized the Qur'an before he died, should his body also be washed and will there be Salatul Janaza (funeral prayer)? It was narrated that Jaabir ibn ‘Abd-Allaah (may Allaah be pleased ...
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Is it forbidden to put cloth on one's mouth while praying?

I read in Muwatta' Malik, book of The Times of Prayer, Hadith no. 31 or 32: وَحَدَّثَنِي عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ الْمُجَبَّرِ، أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَرَى سَالِمَ بْنَ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ...
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Does Ibliss still pray to God?

Ibliss he was very truthful to God before Adam. My question does Ibliss still pray to Allah or has he stopped?
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During jama'at prayers, what are you suppose to do when the Imam is say Hamd and Surah?

Are you suppose to just listen the hamd of the Imam? What if you are too far away? Where should your mind be set to? Can you say any dhikr if you can't hear? If so what dhikrs are recommended?
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Is the prayer valid without reciting Attahiyat?

I want to know , Is my prayer valid if I don't recite Attahiyat (Tashahhud, [Arabic: تَشَهُّد‎])?
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When does the prayer time end? (Mainly Isha)

Asalamu 'Alaykum dear brothers and sisters, When does the time for each prayer end (Mainly Isha). For Isha, people say that it's after the half of the night or subh-sadiq (true dawn). I'm confused ...
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What should I do if I forgot to pray Fajr on Friday?

I didn't wake up for the Fajr of Friday as I was sick, then forgot to pray it after I woke up and prayed the Jumuaa (Friday) prayer. What should I do?
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Is it allowed to say ameen when imam asks Dua after every prayer?

I heard that duas cannot be asked in group and it should be asked alone but In my country, after every prayer , after completing the dhikr , imam asks Dua and all people say ameen thinking that the ...
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When we should perform sajdah sahu?

In the times when confusion comes in my salah, sometimes there is doubt that I have left a rakat and sometimes I am sure that I have left a rakat. I have to do sajdah sahu in second case but, what ...
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Teenager questions Is my fajr prayer valid?

Assalamualaykum It would be really helpful if somebody answered. I started praying fajr few minutes before sunrise. Example sunrise is at 5:40 and by the time i finished my prayer it was also 5:40. ...
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Doubts in salah

Salam. My issue here is I’m always having doubt in performing wudu or during salah. When ever I’m performing my wudu i have this doubt that maybe I missed some parts and during my salah i always have ...
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What Constitutes a Masjid?

At my college, we have an interfaith chapel building that houses spaces for all religions. In the lower level, a storage area had been converted in the 80s to become a prayer room for only Muslims to ...
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Is my prayer accepted if I read the duas on my own during prayer?

I do know how to pray, all the moves and what to do even I do not know the duas during the Salah, I’ve been praying only when I’m with my friends and I also do not know the sayings, and the only ...
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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 (prayer)? Or is it necessary in some specific salat or rakat?
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How do i know when my menses has fully ended?

So i know that i should wait for complete dryness or the white discharge before i can pray again. But what if there's a period of dryness with sudden yellow discharges for a day or two? When can i ...
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How should a person facing urinary incontinence pray and visiting mosques according to Islam?

I am just a 14 year old boy right now and I have had discovered urinary incontinence since i started offering namaz regularly (10/11 year old), I had these issues before but ignored them as I didn't ...
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To raise hands or not after standing up from Ruku?

I have seen some people raising hands after standing up from ruku but some don't raise their hands. Should I raise my hands or not after Ruku? What is the correct method according to Sunnah?
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Can you do wudhu with hair clips on? Do you have it take it off? Will your wudhu be accepted if you do wudhu without removing one hairclip?

Aassalamualaykum brother and sisters I have question please answer I usually wear on or two hair clips on to keep my front hair secure so I have a question is it permissible to wear your clips while ...
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Is it permissible to read silently in prayer?

Will salah/salat/prayer be accepted if all the Dhikr is made in heart (not even silently). Example is when you are making Tashshahud and just remember the Dhikr (Attahiyaathu...) in your heart. Not ...
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Do women need to check their menstruation before Fajr to see if they are required to also pray the previous night Isha?

Suppose a woman is menstruating at the time of sleep in the night that is the time of Esha. She knows that her menstruation is about to end and probably she will be able to do Fajr also. Does she ...
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There were no clocks 1400 years ago, why do we care so much about exact timings of Adhan and prayer, etc time today?

This has been bugging for like a lot lately. back in the day, I mean 14 centuries ago, there were no clocks, etc, people would simply look at the sky and if they felt it was morning or noon or what ...
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How do i know when it is forbidden to pray fajr?

How do i know when the sun has started to rise and therefore know when it is impermissible to pray fajr? Is it when there is some light outside or can i still pray fajr if there is some light outside?
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last tashhud dua

Can i say this dua ? Allahhumma inni asalukal afu wal afia fid duniya wal akhira In final tashhud duas or supplications after darood and rabbi jaani dua And then end prayer by salam both sides
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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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How to wash feet for Ablution at a workplace? Is Prayer valid without washing feet?

I want to offer prayers regularly but my office infrastructure does not have any wudu (ablution) arrangements. I can't wash my feet and that is my main doubt. Is my prayer valid without washing my ...
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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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How was the man who prayed badly praying?

The hadith of the man who prayed badly is often referenced, at least among Sunni schools, due to its clear descriptions of prayer; it describes, step-by-step, each of the mandatory forms of the ...
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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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did you break your wudu?

you feel like you are about to fart so you try to push your fart back in. While doing this, you feel some sort of movement in your back, it is like gas but it didn't come out. Is your wudu nullified?
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Is the sajdah tilawah (prostration of recitation) obligatory or recommended?

When in prayer you recite a section of the Qur'an that includes a sajdah, what is the ruling on performing the sajdah? Is it obligatory to do? Or is it recommended? I'm pretty sure there are madhahib-...
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Salah in a room of picture

Is it right that where we are praying Salat, there should be no picture of anybody? Can we pary in a room that has a picture?
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Did Prophet ever perform salat just before going to sleep

Is there a hadith that narates that the Prophet Muhammad SAW ever did a salat (as replacement for tahajud) just before going to sleep because he was afraid he couldn't wake up in time for doing the ...
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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 (invalid) my reciting "ALI UN WALI ULLAH" in salat... I have searched and heard many ...
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Is it permissible to say a portion of the Serenity prayer

I came across the following prayer titled the Serenity Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; ...
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What’s the ruling on praying without paying attention?

If one doesn’t pay attention to certain points while praying, does that mean that his prayers won’t be accepted at those points?
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Qasr prayer when camping?

I am leaving for a 2 night, 3 day camp tomorrow and wanted to know whether I should offer Qasr namaz (prayer) or complete namaz. the base camp is around 52 km from my home, and we have to trek for ...
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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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Missing salah due to breaking of wudu

Some days I pass wind during salah, and i have to do wudu again and again and wind keeps passing from the front or back when i do salah. What do i do when the time of prayer has passed because of this?...
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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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Praying with the urge to urinate

Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, Is it makrooh or is it impermissible to pray when you have the urge to urinate. When I’m at school, sometimes I need to go to the toilet but I take Wudu ...
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Is this action shirk?

Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, I would like to know if this action is classified as shirk. When a person was about 10 yrs old they started praying, but then they stopped praying, But ...
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Intense fear when focusing infront of me during salah [closed]

Al Salam Alaykum Brothers. I am a recent revert and I confidently believe that I am the target of several jinn both within me and around me. I have been trying to focus more during salah by focusing ...
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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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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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What is the concept of doing 'Qadha' salat (missed prayers)? Is it approved by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

Have Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) or his companions ever offered Qadha salat? Where in hadiths/Qur'an they are mentioned? If it is approved by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) then can one pray Zuhr qadha with '...
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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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Do Prophet Muhammad (SAW) hear us when we say السلام عليك ايها النبي in our prayer?

السلام عليكم، Do Prophet Muhammad (SAW) hear us when we say السلام عليك ايها النبي {translation: Peace be upon you O Prophet (SAW)} in our prayer when we reciting tashhud? There are sects which say ...