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

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Join a brother late to get benefit of fard salaah in congregation

When you come into mosque late for Zuhr, and someone is busy with salah, without you knowing if he is performing Sunnah Zuhr or Fard Zuhr, can you join that person and perform your Fard Zuhr and carry ...
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Offering Jummah in house because it dangerous going outside

Is it allowed to offer Jummah prayer inside the house when moving outside could be dangerous and/or life threatening? How do we know our jummah or any other prayer is being accepted? How do I make ...
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What if someone makes a mistake reciting Surah fatiha in prayer?

If while praying a person makes a mistake in Surah Fatiha and realizes his mistake after saying Ameen does he have to begin recitation again from the beginning or should he start from the Ayah that he ...
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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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Is joining Maghrib and Isha salah together everyday for 2 months allowed?

In summer, around May 20 to July 20, the twilight in the sky doesn't disappear or disappears very late, after midnight. It was narrated from 'Abdullah ibn 'Amr ibn al-‘Aas (may Allah be pleased with ...
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Will my adha salat be in order if I skip 3 qaza salat and pray it later?

Suppose I have missed 2 fajr and an asr salat and now they are qaza. Now I perform my magrib salat but do not pray any qaza salat. Then I pray 2 fajr qaza salat before starting isha salat. And I ...
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What should i do for Jummah when at sea for 3-5 weeks?

As Salamu Alaykum, I am at sea for anything for 3 to 5 weeks as a fisherman, but I am also the only Muslim on the vessel. This has created a problem for me in that on Friday I am the only person ...
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What's the significance of placing one's right hand over the head after the prayer?

What is the significance of placing the right hand on one's head after the prayer? Is it a manner of praying/supplication? If so, how is it different from the usual raising of the palms and having ...
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If you have continuous gas during prayer, can you purposely let it out?

I have this very embarrassing problem with gas and anxiety, and it is continuous and affecting my prayer. I am physically so exhausted and tired because every time I pray I have to hold it in. I know ...
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Imams mispronouncing/changing words in al Fatiha?

Al salam alaykom, I have been to two prayers where the imams mispronounced or changed words in Al Fatiha. Can anyone please let me know if these errors invalidate the prayer? The first one was on ...
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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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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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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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Is it common among Sufis to not feel obligated to pray, drink wine, etc.?

From On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam (Faysal Al-Tafriqa Bayn Al-Islam wal Zandaqa) by Al-Ghazali (translation: pdf) writes: Included among such matters would be the claims of ...
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How should I offer Friday prayers if the mosque is far way from where I live?

I have migrated from my home city, to join an engineering college as an undergrade which is a days travel from my hometown. The question I want to ask is that the college is located in an area where ...
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Do I have to say this dua before every salah?

Inni wajjahtu wajhiya lillahi fatiri s-mawaati wal ard hanii-fa-n wamaa ana minal mushrikeen. For example, let's say I want to pray Maghrib (3 raka'a fard and 2 raka'a sunnah). So, I first recite ...
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Can people with disability use computers to pray in their locality?

I have an idea of developing a social network where people who can't go to the mosque for a valid reason can use a computer to virtually pray together in their locality. Is is right in Islam to do so? ...
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Is it acceptable to pray any number of rakahs in Sunnah prayer?

I am a self-taught Muslim. It is my understanding that the number of rakahs in Sunnah prayer (any Sunnah prayer) should be 2. If you want to pray 4, then you break it up (2 + 2). Even in taraweeh, we ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad SAW send blessing upon himself?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Someone asked me a question and I didn't have a clear answer to this. Please clarify it for me. Did the Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW himself read Darood E Ibrahim ...
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Is reading kaza salah allowed the next day?

I live in Europe and my work commute is long, the only prayer I have time to read on time are Fajr, Maghrib (in summers) and Isha. The rest I have to read as Kaza. Sometimes I am so out of energy that ...
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Under what conditions does Allah accept a jama'at prayer?

It is said that if you pray in Jama'at, Allah will accept your prayer so long as one person in the jama'at prayed a valid prayer. But if nobody among the jama'at prayed a valid prayer, does Allah ...
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Sujud Sahw for mistaking in a part of a surah during salah

I was the imam for a Maghrib prayer and while reciting an ayah from al-Kahf I ended it with "Muslim" instead of "walam yaj'al lahu iwaja" Then I asked my ma'mum to do Sujud Sahw, but they rejected ...
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Where can I find the reference for Amal-e-Kathir?

I'm looking for a reference from which the definition of Amal-e-Kathir (Amal-e-Kaseer) for salaat has been derived/debated in Fiqah. As far as online searches go, I have come across a site which ...
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Cat touching during prayer - can I move him without invalidating salat?

I was taught as a kid to raise my finger when I'm reciting the shahadat and then stopped practicing Islam and now in my thirties trying to start practicing it again and starting to do the 5-daily ...
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How do you combine salah?

How do you combine salah? For example, if you are combining Maghrib and Isha, do you pray the fard of Maghrib, the Sunnah of maghrib and then pray fard of Isha, Sunnah of Isha and Witr of Isha? The ...
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Can i hold saliva in mouth until im done praying?

When im fasting i tend to collect saliva in my mouth when im praying and when im done praying i spit it out. Unfortunately for me the taste of drinking water is very strong so i always feel like im ...
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Did Imam Ibn Jarir al Tabari say women can be Imams of prayer?

Whenever I searched about the issue of the permissibility of a woman leading a prayer, I find that many people cite al Tabari as having given a verdict that women can indeed lead the prayer. But I ...
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Not praying Jumma Prayers since April 2020

In Corona Pandemic, I've not prayed any Jumma Prayer since April. Not even in Home as Juhr. As we know about missing 3 jumma sequentially, is it applicable in this corona situation? My nearest mosque ...
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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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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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Not going to masjid because of hostile people?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Where i stay, there are only 2 masjids near by. Both of them are run/dominated by the same group of Muslim brothers. Because of the way that i pray (Rafa yadain ...
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Praying Namaz (Salah) & Durood e Ibrahimi

As-Asalamu Alaykum, I wanted to clarify when praying Farz Namaz (Fard Salat) when to recite durood e Ibrahim. I am asking since I want to clarify someone’s conept. Example: (for this example I am ...
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Is losing wudu during the prayer, and then continuing the prayer haraam?

Salam alaykum brothers, today when I was at the mosque, I lost my wudu during the prayer (2nd rakaat, while reciting Surah Al-Fatiha if I remember correctly), after that I was too embarrassed to just ...
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If the Khutbah is heard from far away place, not in the vicinity of the mosque, should the one who hears listen attentively?

In many places, the Friday khutbah from the mosque is transmitted through loudspeakers which are otherwise used for Adhan and Iqamah only. Sometimes one may hear the khutbah while in the bathroom or ...
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Can a person who does not know to pray and what do the recitations reading off their phone/device?

If a person does not know how to pray and or is trying to learn a new Surah do so reading it off their phone during salat. For example, if the person puts on a complete Salat tutorial with ...
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Is it okay to repeat parts in prayers if I catch myself losing focus?

I'm trying to pray while being in full focus of the meaning and emotions of my words. Sometimes my mind gets clouded with thoughts of doubt, anxiety, self deprecation, and fear that I am being selfish ...
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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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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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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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What if we are unsure if we have committed a mistake during salat

While I am praying namaz i sometimes forget which rakat was I on or whether I have missed sometging or not. Maybe these are from the shaitaan. What to do Then? Should I perform Sajdah-e-suhu or should ...
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What is the authenticity of this hadith about an incident during the battle of Khandaq?

In his al-Bidaya wa-Nihaya ibn Kathir quotes a hadith he says that only al-Bazzar أبو بكر البزار has compiled it: وقال الحافظ أبو بكر البزار : حدثنا محمد بن معمر ، حدثنا مؤمل ، يعني ابن إسماعيل ،...
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How far apart should one's feet be in Salaah?

I've seen two extremes: some put their feet very close to each other (some group state 4 fingers width apart) and others stand very wide with the feet even further away from their shoulders and it can ...
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Am I committing a sin by performing fajr late due to nocturnal emissions?

I do not masturbate, but sometimes I have unintentional nocturnal emissions (without having a dream), so I need to make ghusl before praying. The problem is fajr time is very early, and at that time ...
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Difference between prayer times in two mosques of different school of thought

Is dhuhr prayer timings are different in Wahabi and sunni muslims? I googled timing of prayers and found in my location dhuhr prayer timing is 12:32 whereas in our nearby masjid it is performed after ...
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Getting high and praying by accident?

Let's say you had a friend that smoked and you didn't but he smoked w you in a car or room outdoors whatever's the case be this is just an example and you got high from the smell of there smoke can ...
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What to do when Isha times on mosque calendar is wrong?

2 days ago, I was going to pray Isha. The mosque timetable said Isha starts at 10:38. However, Isha starts when twilight finishes. رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَنْ وَقْتِ الصَّلَوَاتِ فَقَالَ ‏...
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May a woman pray in front of a man if he is using a sutrah?

Ordinarily, women should not pray in front of men: The best rows for men are the first rows, and the worst ones the last ones, and the best rows for women are the last ones and the worst ones for ...
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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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Was my prayer valid given that it was performed after masturbating and performing ghusl without rinsing my mouth and nose?

From 12-16 I was masturbating. I have stopped now. But before, when I was performing ghusl, I never rinsed my mouth or nose because I didn't know it was farz. I thought only pouring water was farz. ...
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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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