Questions tagged [salat]

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

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How should I conduct myself in prayer [duplicate]

I wanted to know in prayer how should I behave?.Should I be fearing ,loving or imagining god .Or Should I concentrate on the words am saying and say them with belief.
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Our prayer will be accepted or not if a na_mehram come and we offering our prayer?

If we are praying at our home and our cousins those are na_mehram for us. In that case our prayer (salat) will be accepted or not ? What should we do in that case?
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Is it necessary to perform a seperate ablution before every prayer?

I have searched but didn't get any exact hadees related to it that more than one prayer can be offer in one ablution or we have to perform a seperate ablution for every prayer.
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Does istikharah work if you just read it without doing salah?

Does istikharah still work if someone reads the istikharah without doing salah? For example, if someone is sitting on their office desk or if they are reading it before bed. Or does istikharah only ...
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Missing jum'ah on Friday

Is there a Hadith that you can observe just two rakaat when you get to the mosque shortly after it is concluded
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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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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 should I do if I went to sleep and missed Fajr?

I got up for fajr time and I were tired so I decided to go to sleep but I put an alarm on. When I woke up it was passed fajr time. What should I do?
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Must I leave the classroom to pray?

Salam alykum brothers and sisters, My question is at the time of prayer must I leave the classroom to go pray or is it permissible to wait until after the class to pray? Thanks in advance
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Can the 2 sunnah Fajr rakats be offered before going to sleep? [duplicate]

For example, you pray Isha, then after midnight before going to sleep you perform the sunnah for Fajr, instead of sleeping, waking up, and doing it right before Fajr.
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Why do we remain silent when praying asr and dhuhr? [duplicate]

Assalamu alaikum I want ask about salah dhuhr and 'asr Why when we salah 'asr and dhuhr always not speak like other like salah maghrib and 'isha' ?
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When exactly do you say “allahu akbar” during salah?

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh I am a revert to Islam and have a question concerning the precise timing of when to say "allahu akbar" during prayer. I was told by one party that you ...
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Use of earplugs while praying [duplicate]

Sometime people around my neighborhood have parties and most of the time they use DJ for their enjoyment. As you all know it's too loud. How can i pray or even have wudu as it gets weaken listening to ...
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Do we pray Fajr quietly or out aloud? [duplicate]

I have read that Zuhr and Asr should be prayed quietly and Maghrib and Isha a bit more loud. If so what about Fajr
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Can we join fajr prayer? [duplicate]

According to some websites the prayers we can join, due to an excuse, are zuhr and asr or maghrib and isha. Can fajr be joint with anything and if not why?
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Why is the 4 rakat Sunnah before Asr and Isha not included in the hadith?

In this hadith: "Allaah will build a house in Heaven for whoever is diligent in observing 12 Sunnah Rak'aat (as follows): 4 Rak'aat before and 2 after the Dhuhr (Midday) Prayer, 2 after the Maghrib (...
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How can I make up for prayers I have missed in the past? [duplicate]

How can I make up for prayers I have missed in the past? Can I only pray Fard and Witr for future prayers and Fard and Witr for what I have missed and not any of the Sunnah and Nafls. I am not sure ...
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Is it permissible for women to pray by whispering? [duplicate]

Is it permissible for women to pray by whispering? Like it’s not completely silent and you’ll still be able to hear it but it’s not loud. Is this okay in the following situations: in general (all ...
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Is the prayer valid if recitation is done without audible voice?

After I preformed Asr, I read that you have to recite in a way that you can hear yourself but while I was preforming Asr, I recited some verses while moving my lips and tongue but I didn't make a ...
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How should one pray two by two rak'ats of naafil?

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, i heard that Duma should be prayed two by two, that's saying the Salam in each second rakah, does that mean that (1) you have to announce (by heart) the ...
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Making a mistake when praying aloud when you’re alone

I’ve heard that you can pray the fard of fajr, maghreb and isha aloud when you’re alone. How about when you make a mistake in prayer, do you still have to give Salam to both shoulders and then go back ...
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What if your salahs are being invalidated and you never find out?

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I want to know what happens if a person has been doing a mistake that invalidates his salah, and dies before realising it? Also, the saying is if somebody is ...
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Would Salah still be accepted, even with a simple intention? [duplicate]

Will my salah still be accepted if I had a simple intention such as “I intend to pray Fajr” and would it still be accepted if I knew that I was praying a certain salah but forgot to make the intention?...
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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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How to handle waswasa?

Everytime I try to pray and whatever is in front of me I get thoughts in my head as if I'm praying to that object and in my head I will argue against it and say that no this is just a wall for example ...
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Do we have to follow any specific order of reciting surah"s in namaz? [duplicate]

Aslamuailikum Sir, We are students , and i was acting as a imaam for fajr And in first Rakat after surah fateh i recited Surah an Nasr (having 3 ayats) and in second ayat after surah fateh i recited ...
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Does dry skin break wudu? (Repeat)

This is a copy of another question I deleted. That question was unclear and when edited it seemed nobody got to see the edited version. Therefore, here is a more clear version: Basically I done wudu ...
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Are you allowed to pray on a floor that’s najis?

Are you allowed to pray on a floor that’s najis, but dry, if you are praying on a prayer mat? By dry najis I mean that there for example has been something najis such as blood that has dried up.
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What is the preferred time for praying Witr salah in Maliki fiqh?

Recently I was checking Witr prayer time for Maliki fiqh. Most of what I found what that how it should be prayed at Fajar time. After Subh. I was wondering, is it standard to pray it after subh? Is ...
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Do we get punished for missing Fajr due to sleep, even if we intended to wake up for Fajr and we did our full effort to wake up?

I heard a Hadith about people gettting punished in the grave for missing Fajr (The punishment is being struck with a rock to the head) but I just wanted to know if this Hadith is authentic and if it ...
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Do you pray Sunnah and Fard separately?

Ok, it is a bit complex for me. Suppose you are praying for Fajr and you have got 2 rakat sunnah and 2 fard. How do you pray them? All in one go or do you pray sunnah first by making Niyah and in the ...
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Is a poor homeless beggar exempt from his 5 daily salat? [closed]

Suppose a poor beggar who lives on streets and suffers from hunger everyday but gets by struggling everyday. He is also a Muslim, but I want to know if he is exempt from offering Salat due to his ...
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If 1 rak'ah of fazr salat is done within the waqt, then will the salat be acceptable?

Well, we all know that salat must be performed within the waqt (specified time span). Now I heard once that if 1 rak'ah of the obligatory fazr salah (2 rak'ah) is performed within the waqt, that is, ...
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Is it haram to lose wudu during the pray, and then continue the prayer?

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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Accidentally recitate more

Assalamu'alaiykum Is somebody salat valid if someone recite more than needed accidentally? For example, if someone recite a surah after Al-Fatihah in third rakaah of Isya, even just the basmallah ...
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Why is salah necessarily Arabic? [duplicate]

Why can't one say all the prayers in English? Isn't it better to use the language you understand?
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How were khutbahs given before invention of microphone?

How exactly did the Imam read the Qirat or deliver a Khutbah in the past before the invention of the microphone so as to make a group of 1000 - 2000 people hear him? In some case the population ...
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Four Witnesses for Zina

Assalamu alaikum If a Muslim say that , it is not possible to bring four witness for Zina in this modern times as defined in Quran Surah Noor verse 13, this quranic requirement doesn’t have a ground ...
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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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Can we pray kaza (missed) prayer after 12:00 am midnight?

Can we pray multiple (missed) prayers after midnight if missed?
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How do we know how to perform salat?

where does our knowledge of rulings concerning salat comes from. What are the relevant hadiths and Quran verse that tells us how to perform salat And How do we know which part of salat is fard and ...
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Can I offer my Namaz while wearing makeup?

My question is about that can I offer prayer while wearing makeup and nail polish, or can I wear these in general? My classmate says that if I did my wudu before applying nail paint then I can offer ...
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Should salah be done as soon as possible?

Can it be done at any time before the next salah begins (providing it isn't during a forbidden time), or should it be done as soon as possible? Is it sunnah to pray as soon as you can, or fard/wajib?
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can we wear embroidered animal figures during Namaz?

I heared that embroidery patterns including animal figures (horse, ducks, pandas, etc.) is religiously objectionable .we can't wear these clothes during Namaz. Can I wear those clothes (t-shirts) ...
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Is only surah Fatiha enough to fulfill fard of Qiraah during salah?

For example on the 2nd rakkah of Fajr, is it satisfactory to ONLY recite surah Al Fatiha? Or is it farz to read an additional surah from the Quran after that?
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Can I make Dua in English, must it be a Surah from Quran? [duplicate]

I don't speak Arabic, therefore if I'm making dua to Allah does it always have to be a surah from the Quran or can I make dua in English anytime too? For example: “O’ Allah please help me to do well ...
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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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Breaking of wadu during prayer

If we recite prayer and sudden blow off and wadu breakdown then what order for us to to complete prayer. Explain me based on hadith and fiqh references.
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Do I say “bismillah” in 2nd rakat?

before starting every work as a muslims we say "bismillah". before starting namaz in ist rakat we say bismillah is it important to say bismillah in 2nd rakat and 3rd rakat or not?
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Praying in front of a mirror

Is it permisible to pray salah in the room with mirrors ? as it is not allowed to pray salah in the presence of pictures than what is the ruling on pray salah in front of mirror ?