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

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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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When and how many times should we recite Bismillah in salah?

When and how many times should we recite Bismillah in salah?
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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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How should one finish his prayer if he joins the jamaat in the third or the fourth rakat?

If a man comes to the masjid and sees that the congregation has already started and they are at the third or the fourth rakat, should he join them or wait for another congregation?
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Does praying four rakaats before and after zuhr make the fire of Hell haram?

I have read this from somewhere but want to know if this is true or not? Looking for answers from the Sunni perspective. Virtues of the Four Rak'aah Sunnah of Zuhr The Prophet (sallallahu ...
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What do you say during the final Tashahhud, and when standing up from Rukuu'?

What is obligatory to say in salah? Question: In salah, is saying: rabbi ighfir li (Arabic: ربى اغفر لى) and rabbana wa lak al-hamd (Arabic: ربنا ولك الحمد) obligatory or is it sunnah? Also when you ...
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How should I perform prostration of forgetfulness (sujuud al-sahw) when I forget one rak'a in prayers

I was leading the Isha prayer. I forgot the last raka and the people reminded me by saying 'Subhan Allah'. So, I got up and completed that raka and I did the taya. When the taya was complete I did 2 ...
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From the the Sunni Hanafi perspective, can the nafl prayers before Jumu'ah prayers be prayed after Jumu'ah prayers instead?

Is praying two Fard Jumu'ah behind the imam enough? I usually pray 2 sunnah tahiyatul masjid, 4 sunnah kabla-l jumuah, 2 fard with imam, and 4 sunnah ba'dal- Jumu'ah. Is it permissible to omit 4 ...
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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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Performing jumma prayer in the battle field

Is it permissible to offer jummah prayer behind a qualified imam in the battlefield when the regular salat is offered in individualistic approach?
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Is it required to offer at least a Nafl Namaz between a Qaza and a Farz Namaaz?

I had heard that farz namaaz can't be offered directly after praying a qaza namaaz and vice-versa (i.e. qaza namaaz can't be offered directly after praying a farz namaaz). Either there has to be a ...
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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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Is it permitted to pray for the guy whom I love to get him as life partner? What is the best way to pray?

I am Fatema from Bangladesh. I love a boy and he also loves me. We got close many times, but never engaged in sex and keep praying to the Almighty to keep us together through to marriage, in a halal ...
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Does crying because of a sin break the wudu or invalidate prayer?

If one cries in prayer out of remorse and guilt for a sin that he committed invalidate the prayer or the wudu? I know crying due to worldly affairs invalidates the prayer but what if you cry out of ...
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According to the Hanafi school, can I pray in a shirt that has a print about worshiping other gods?

I have a shirt which I got from a metal concert from a band that I enjoy. On the back of the shirt, some of the song lyrics are printed which say "We are worshipping the gods that keep twisting our ...
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How should I perform Tasleem when joining late

How should I perform the tasleem on the fourth rakat when I join late in jamaat. Lets say on the third rakat? Do I complete it as everyone does and then do the remaining missed rakat? Do the missed ...
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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's the evidence for moving finger horizontally in tashahhud?

I believe Malikis do this however I saw a brother who crossed his hands doing the index finger movement not vertically like most people but left to right to left to right... Malikis pray with hands by ...
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Does tiny amount of discharge from arousal affect wudu?

Salam, I am a woman and I have this very embarrassing issue. Sometimes (particularly the week following my period and the week before it) I cannot help but get this type of discharge while doing wudu....
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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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Praying fajr after sunrise

I just wanted to ask if it is okay to pray after sunrise someone I know has 5 kids and they trouble her so she gets tired and prays fajr after sunrise willl allah forgive her if she dies upon this or ...
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How to remove the sleep habit against prayer?

I have a big problem where I usually miss Dhuhr prayer or pray Dhuhr 10 minutes before Asr prayer because I always delay my alarm. For example, if Dhuhr is at 11:30am and Asr is at 3:00pm, I would ...
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Mispronounced 'Innaka hamidun majid' as 'Innaka hamidum majid'

Assalamualaikum, I've been praying all of Ramadan and trying to for the past year (onlu started a year ago) and I only just realised I've been pronouncing 'hamidun' as 'hamidum'. Is there any sin on ...
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Should i say Bismillah silently or loudly?

Is it OK if I say Bismillah silently ( in my mind ) ? Or should I say it loudly ? Eg : Before eating
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I have urine inconsistency problem. Should I continue reading the holy Quran if some drops have fallen in my underwear?

I have a urine inconsistency problem. Whenever I go to washroom to pass urine some of it is still left in my bladder or penis. After sometime some drops come out and fall in my underwear. When I read ...
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Is making dua by raising hand after sunnah prayer valid?

Assalamualaikum. I am seeing some hadith that making dua by raising hand after prayer is not valid. I found the following fatwa that is recommending making dua by raising hands after fard prayer. ...
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How to make dua? Please help!

I am very confused because I'm not sure at what point in my prayer that i'm suppose to do dua. Do I do dua in a fard prayer? Do I do dua between the tashahhud and salam? Do I do dua after salam (end ...
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My job entitles looking at bad things (Nudity and Vulgar Images). Do these break my fast?

I work in content moderation for a social app company. Basically I delete the posts, pictures, videos that are vulgar. Which should not be up there. 80% of these things contain nudity and pornographic ...
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Can I play a audio version of salat out loud and repeat after it if I don't know how to pray?

I was muslim my whole life, but I just recently realised that I am not a good muslim. Please guide me how to pray.
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How to line up a few followers in family congregational Salah?

How should a few family members line up in congregational Salah in following cases? A husband and a wife (or a son and a mother, or a brother and a sister, or a father and a daughter - a male and a ...
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Is this hadith Sahih or weak?

Narrated Abu Hurairah: A man was praying with his lower garment hanging down. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said to him: Go and perform ablution. He then went and performed ablution. He then came and he ...
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making dua in salah

can I make dua in prostration in mother tongue? if I can then when inside in salah or I should make extra prostration/sperate prostration without salah to make dua? can I make dua in prostration of ...
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Watching horoscope out of curiosity. Will my salat not be accepted for 40 days because of what I did in both cases?

One of the first things I learned about Islam is that horoscope is kufr and magic and prayers are not accepted for 49 days. But one day, out of curiosity I browsed the horoscope on the internet not ...
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Doing salah in a hurry as if the departure train has arrived. Are we punished for acts of worship that we do with bad quality?

Salaam alejkum. We know that we are punished for sins like shirk, gambling, theft, adultery, backbiting, usury etc... because there are overwhelming arguments from the quran and sunnah. But the big ...
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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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Cleaning after urination?

After urinating I clean my penis with toilet paper and wash it with water. Recently I noticed that after cleaning it with toilet paper small amount of urine appears at the top of it, it is so small ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Imam shows awrah during prayer validity of Salaah?

If a member of the congregation sees the awrah of the Imam such as when he is bending in sujood and his back is exposed what should he do? Should he say STOP! And explain why there and then or until ...
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Can a female pray regular salah if she has been diagnosed with PCOS?

I have PCOS and my monthly cycles are not regular. Sometimes there is also spotting which lasts for weeks. Am I allowed to offer salah?