Questions tagged [salat]

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

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Is standing in salah with chest a little forward incorrect?

In Qiyam, I stand with a straight back and eyes looking at the place of prostration however I've seen some (elderly) brothers who stand with their upper body a little forward so it's not vertical. ...
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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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What is the evidence for dispense of the prayer or the taharah if it is not possible to perform ritual purity?

In the fatwa islamweb #135469 -which I used as a reference for my answer on How could a Muslim pray from the Moon? it is said: This is my own translation take it carefully فذهب جمهور العلماء إلى ...
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Is it permitted to pray in state of Janabah, if time will run out in doing ghusl?

I want to ask, If a person wakes up at home from his regular night sleep in a state of Janabah and his condition (after he wakes up) is that: 1) he is not deprived of water at his home. 2) he has ...
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Does tahiyyet al masjid count as part of the before-fard sunnah prayers? [duplicate]

Al salam alaykum. I'm reading about the sunnah rakaat before fard prayers (i.e. 2+2 before and after dhur). Does tahiyyet al masjid count as part of the 2 before prayer?
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Islamic prayer and yom kippur

not sure if I should ask here or on the judaism one. I have heard that Muhammad created the prayer services based on the Jewish holiday of yom kippur, and that explains 5 prayers a day and bowing ...
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Pus from a small pimple

I burst a pimple on my thigh to remove its pus, and just rubbed on the pus with fingers, then wore the undergarments and pant, without cleaning the pus and/or blood that got stick on thigh after ...
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What is a Muslim's responsibility towards a non-committed Muslim?

If a Muslim doesn't pray regularly or neglect other obligatory acts, what is the responsibility of other Muslim's towards him? What if one doesn't perform this responsibility? Is he sinning?
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Proof for 2 rak'at Nafl after Zuhr, Maghrib, Isha?

In books it mentions that after the Fardh and Sunnah for the above prayers you can optionally pray 2 Rak'at Nafl. Which Hadith says this please?
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What was the qibla before migration?

What was the qibla for prayer in the Meccan period, before migration? I remember stories from sirah that the Prophet used to pray at the Kaaba during his stay in Mecca and I've always assumed that ...
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Can't concentrate during salaah while standing

My achilles tendon is short so i can't stand on my heels, only on my foot. The problem is that it is very hard for me to maintain my balance like that and and because of it it is very hard for me to ...
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Praying behind someone who was late to the prayer

Assalamu alaykom, say that I reached the mosque late and the imam gave salam and then the ones who were late but were able to join the prayer stood up for a raka', is it alright that I join one of ...
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What are the limits -if any- of following an Imam in congregation?

The question Raf'ol yadayn when I am praying behind a imam of different madhab leads me to ask what are the limits of following an imam according to the scholars of the different schools of fiqh. ...
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How did Muslims in the past wake up for fajr?

I hope this question is relevant enough for this section of StackExchange, as it's more towards history rather than Islam itself. Nowadays, people depend on alarm clocks or the loud sound of athan ...
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Regarding Sujud

Salamu'alaikum. Please is it permissible for someone to spend longer time in Sujud while the Imam had already gotten up? If no, kindly help me with the Hadith that prohibits that. Jazakumullah ...
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What rulings and fiqh views are there for prayers and wudu' with bandage?

Years ago I had a Scaphoid fracture and before consulting a physician I made wudu' and later got a cast. According what I researched at the time the maliki school of fiqh considers praying with this ...
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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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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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Do i have to wash the undergarment?

Do i have to watch my undergarments in washing machine if a little drop of urine comes on it? I was praying suddenly felt a tiny drop of urine came in my underwear, its common and i cant control it. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...