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

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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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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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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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Is Salah of men prayed with tight pants and jeans accepted?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. One of the conditions for Salah is covering one's Awrah. Is Salah of men prayed ...
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Is the alternate version of Tashahhud valid or a Bidah?

In Tashahhud, Muslims say: ٱلتَّحِيَّاتُ لِلَّٰهِ وَٱلصَّلَوَاتُ وَٱلطَّيِّبَاتُ، ٱلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلنَّبِيُّ وَرَحْمَةُ ٱللَّٰهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ But recently, I've found out, there are ...
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Is the hadith about holding hands below the navel in Musannaf Abi Shaibah, Sahih?

I have found 2 Hadiths in Musannaf Abi Shaibah on which Hajrat Wahid ibn Hujur (R.A) says that Prophet holds hands below the navel is that hadith Sahih? Reference: Musannaf Abi Shaibah Hadith no: 3959....
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Missed Prayers and Fast due to not knowing about rules

As-salaam 'Alaykum. I got my period in almost two years ago in 2019. I was 11 when I got my period. I thought that praying and fasting were based on age. This year was the first year I fasted for all ...
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How much area man should cover his body in salah?

If a man has to offer salah,how much minimum area of his body should be covered? answer with reference please
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Will Allah Forgive my broken fasts and Skipped Salah

Even though i was raised a muslim, i quickly strayed away from islam at the age of 12, since then i only pretended to be a muslim, i broke my fasts when no one was looking and only pretended to pray ...
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Rule and benefits of joining feet's together during solat

Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Please if anyone can help me with this question I will appreciate it What are the rules I mean is it compulsory to join feet's during prayer When I was ...
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Is juma the most important prayer?

Many Muslims go to juma and juma only even though they should be doing the 5 prayers. However some people I know don’t pray at all so I think it’s better to go juma then not pray at all. Is there a ...
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Smoking Cigarette

My Question : Does smoking Cigarette invalidate prayer for 40 days? I am not chain smoker but I need to smoke only before toilet ..I do not go for mosque or prayer after smoking ..pls answer my ...
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What is the right way to perform corrections in the prayer?

I know about sujud sahw etc. But what is unclear to me is the correct proceeding while praying if one discovered a mistake, let me give some excamples: You stood up for the third rak'a started ...
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praying in a room where there were 2 men who were working on the computer

assalamu a'laikum. I have my tutions from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Saying the prayer of asr is preferred for a time being. So i said my prayer at the office room. There were 2 men working. They were not ...
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how people will establish salat ( أَقِمِ ٱلصَّلَوٰةَ)?

Firstly Allah will judge/account for salat on the Day of Judgment... The triliteral root ṣād lām wāw (ص ل و) occurs 99 times in the Quran, in four derived forms: Verses And establish prayer and give ...
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Can we delay salah when you can neither do wudu nor tayammum?

Asalam alikum, We live in a cold place where in winters all the water freezes in the morning until afternoon. So water is available only in the afternoon. Besides we cannot do tayammum as the earth is ...
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How does a mute person pray salah?

I'm in contact with a revert brother who was born deaf. He can't speak either. He is currently learning to recite Arabic for salah, and he says he's just thinking about the meaning and moving his lips....
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Do Shias have a different way to offer prayer?

If they do pray in a different way, how do they do so? Note that I, in no way intend to undermine or offend the Shia community by asking this question.
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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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Seeing discharge after ghusl

Today I had made ghusl because I thought my period was done. I then prayed and carried on with my day. After Maghrib I went to the bathroom and saw a brownish-reddish discharge. The colour was dark ...
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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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What is the grade of this hadith about praying with lower garment hanging down?

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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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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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 ...