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

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Namaz ruling for flight attendants?

Asslamualaikum. I'm working with Qatar Airways. I stay in Doha, Qatar. Every after 1 or 2 days I leave Doha and go for a flight ( another destination). I stay there for 1 or 2 days and come back to ...
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How is Tahajjud prayed? [duplicate]

I never prayed Tahajjud before. Now I have found out about its importance and reward. But I am having some misunderstanding regarding how to pray it. Let me explain with real example. I was praying ...
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How to maneuver one person to the right of Imam during Salat?

While during salat there are only two persons (an imam and a jamaat) and the jamaat initially stand to the left of the imam (the correct one should be on the right & the Imam already in Salah ...
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Niyat for jummah fard Arabic intention

Can someone tell me the niyat in Arabic for jummah? Like fajr fard is nayatun ossalaliyah lilala he... etc I know it’s supposed to be said in the heart but us bengalis verbalize it in Arabic
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Where should i pray Sunnah rakat? at Home or at Mosque? [duplicate]

I know it's not compulsory, but i want to do it as prophet Mohammad(SAW) used to do. If i should pray Sunnah at home, what is the benefit of praying Sunnah at home than mosque? Should I Pray only Fard ...
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Which scholars consider a congregation invalid if a person leads it without the permission of the regular imam?

In this video Sheikh ibn 'Othaymneen gave a fatwa about the case of a mu'addhin who performs the iqamah and would start the payer if the regular imam wouldn't appear within the time frame defined by ...
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Can a person give iqama while the adhan is being given?

The scenario is this, The adhan is calling out and in between the adhan (while still calling), someone gives iqama is the prayer valid or invalid (this was the adhan for maghrib). The context is ...
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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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Praying sitting down

Salam alykum, I am an over the road truck driver which means I’m inside my truck 4 to 5 days a week. My question is can I pray sitting down inside my truck? My truck has a low roof and I can’t stand ...
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Is there any report that our Prophet (ﷺ) prayed more than one Salah with a single wudu?

As the title of my question says: Is there any report that our prophet SAW (PBUH) performed one Wudu' and prayed more than one Salah with it?
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Communication with Allah

Assalamoalaikum Recently I have been praying for something to be happen, its been 1.5months that I am making dua for it even offering salat-e-hajat also repenting to Allah. Due to some facts it is ...
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Joining nimaz in ist rakat in rakuh [duplicate]

I joined in ist rakat and jamaat was in raku. Do I have to repeat ist rakat OR Joining in rakuh will complete ist rakat.
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Raising hands when making dua in salah

Does raising your hands after tashahud to make dua durin salah invalidate salah? I heard that doing so during salah is bidah.
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If someone couldn't finish his Al-Fatiha recitation behind an imam, is it valid if he makes up that rakah at the end?

Today when I was praying behind the Imam in Salatul Isha, he was reciting very quickly (he usually recites slower) so at the third rakah, I didn't have time to finish Surah Al-Fatiha, and in the ...
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How do a muslim woman pray if she doesn’t have a hijab?

I’ve watched a film based on a true incident where a muslim girl’s plane crashed and she ended up in a forest. She’s got some minor injuries & some of her clothes were ripped including her hijab. ...
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What should a person who came late to the salah do if he forgot to make up the missing rakahs?

I came to pray in the mesjid and I missed one rakah and I forgot to pray that one rakah after the imam finished the salah, a few minutes after we finished the salah, I remembered that so I just prayed ...
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Salam (Taslim) in Jamat Prayer

What is the best way to perform taslim (salam) in Jamat prayer? Do we need to say salam just after , when Imam says the first salam or do we need to wait until he says the second salam? Please give ...
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Confusion on Imam leading the prayer

Salam, I am a 2nd yr HS student in the US. In my school, we have this place of prayer where we all gather around to Pray. It led by one of our students who takes the role of the Imam. Usually in ...
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If someone doesn't pray, but refrain himself from eating haram food (eg-pork), will it be regarded as good deed?

Assalamu Alaikum everyone. Lets say, there is a sunni muslim named "Farook". Farook believes everything about Islam. But, he does Not pray, due to laziness. He refrains himself from some haram ...
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Is it permissible to walk (change one's place) while praying?

If someone started praying, and while he was praying, he noticed that he was in the way (e.g. he was close to an entrance) and there was pole (or anything that can be used as a sutra) in front of him, ...
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Is Jamaat allowed in home?

In my extended family, there r many boys (brothers), they rather do a jamaat in house rather than go to a near mosque. Not joining them makes me feel bad but it also makes me feel bad if I don't go to ...
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Can i pray in just a night gown at home?

Can I pray wearing just a nightgown without wearing any underwear, as long as the nightgown and head covering covers the awrat?
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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 إِذَا ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is it acceptable to Praying with Animals' logo T shirts

Some of My T shirts or Football Jerseys have Images of Animal's logo Like lion, Tiger etc so Can I pray with these logo's T shirts (https://i.stack.imgur.com/MIoob.jpg)
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What's the ruling on delaying Fajr azan?

In my country, which follows the Hanafi madhab, they give the Azan around an hour after fajr actually comes, not only that, but then they give the iqama around half an hour after the azan. Note they ...
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Confused over whether result of my istikhara is positive or negative

I have been interested in a girl I met in my university. I wanted to ask for her hand in marriage but she told me she was already engaged to someone from her family (although she was interested in me ...
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Reading sunnat prayers and its importance

I have heard some people said that sunnat prayers are a must after each/after each salah. What is the ruling about reading sunnat and why people says that reading Jummah (friday prayer) Sunnat and ...
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Traslation of صلّى in more contexts pls answer

Salamo3alaykom, as I've asked some minutes ago, I'd like to ask about the meaning of the word or verb صلّى and what I may have understood is that it can mean "praying" or also "sending blessings". Can ...
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Can men pray at home for avoiding the bad smell of people at mosque?

Can men pray at home for avoiding the bad smell of people at mosque? Its very irritating. can i pray at home for concentrate on salah by avoiding those bad smells coming from people's sweating dress ...
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Is it permissible to give someone money for praying?

Suppose if I had a brother that doesn't pray, and no matter how much you advice he won't pray, but he cares about money so if you give him money he will start praying, and if I kept giving him until ...
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Will we gain 27 times more reward praying Taraweeh in Jamat or congregation than praying at home?

“Prayer in congregation is better than prayer alone by twenty seven degrees.” -Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Al-Bukhārī 619, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 650 As we can pray Taraweeh both in congregation or Jamat and at ...
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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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What is the meaning of reciting silently?

What does it mean when we pray/read/recite silently? Is whispering considered silent? Because I whisper when I pray or read quran from mushaf or when I read athkar. When I whisper I can hear myself. ...
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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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Is it permissible to sit while praying if you started praying standing?

Yesterday when I was praying, I was standing for so long that my legs started shaking uncontrollably, with this much pain I thought it would be impossible to have khushoo, therefore, after that salah, ...
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Which one is Qunut?

Which one is the ‘Qunut’ prayed in ‘Witr’? I found the following two in the various place, This is the one I use in the ‘Witr’ اَللَّهُمَّ إنا نَسْتَعِينُكَ وَنَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَنُؤْمِنُ بِكَ ...
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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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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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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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Should I pray behind Imam that recites too fast and skips words?

At the place where I live (in my masjid), imam do prayers very fast. To give you an idea we finish Isha prayer + Tarawih + Witr prayer in about 30 minutes. He's going that fast that he sometimes skips ...
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Correct method of “sajda” for women

What is the exact method of sajda for women. Many people are confused for this. Many ladies put their elbows down and some do not put. Some Muslim scholars recommend that it's not mendatory to put ...
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Why Shia and Sunnis Salat is different

This question is stuck in my head from quite some time now that why shia and sunnis are offering namaz in a different way, in fact, most of the namaz part is different. I am a Sunni Muslim and one of ...
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Is it right to offer prayer with naked neck for women?

i have heard from some one that rolling of hair on head (making jura) and make naked neck is not right for women while offering prayer?

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