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

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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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Sickness that urges the body to make a (random) movement when salat

A person have a certain type of sickness, that urges his body to move frequently at random times (he cannot predict when). Like an example of it is stretching your feet or hand. If he doesn't do it he ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How should one make up salah they missed while on a plane journey?

I have heard that one should pray salah on the plane. However, sometimes people forget to pray salah. If they were on a plane journey, and they missed some salah, and when they land and remember salah,...
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What is the wisdom behind going to the Eid prayer from one path and returning from another?

Most of us know that is sunnah to go to the Eid prayer from one way and return from a different way. Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah: On the Day of 'Id the Prophet (ﷺ) used to return (after ...
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What are the blessings of praying in a specific spot in the Prophet's mosque?

When my mother when on Umrah, she prayed at this spot where loads of people wanted to pray there and she said it was 'very nice'. My cousin who is a Hafiz told my aunts who went Umrah last year to ...
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I missed the four rakath sunnath salat before dhuhr, should I perform that later according to Hanafi madhab?

I entered the mosque during the time of iqamath of Dhuhr salat, so I joined the congregation and prayed the fard salat and then prayed two rakath of sunnah salat. So should I perform the four rakath ...
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What to do after forgetting to perform Sajda as-Suhw?

I mistakenly recited Tashahhud in the first Raka' and then I did in the second one, too. I remembered that I have to perform Sajda as-Sahw but in the end I forgot and I continued with rest of my ...
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Are there sahih hadith giving instructions on how to pray or whether to raise or fold your hands when praying?

I am from a sect of madheheb called Ibadhi from Oman. I am curious to know if there are any teachings of the Prophet on how to pray, or instructions from the Prophet when you pray to raise your hands ...
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Is there a time limit for making up a salat?

When missing a salat, is there any time limit after which you can't make up this salat anymore?
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Is there evidence that combining prayers is not permissible without hardship?

There is an authentic hadith which says: The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) observed the noon and afternoon prayers together, and the sunset and Isha' prayers together without being in ...
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What to do if not jumuah 3x (or more) in a row

I just did it because i lazy and now i regret it. I heard that it means i'm kafir now because i didn't jumuah 3x in a row , what i should do now to go back to islam ? I also heard that not jumuah 3x ...
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Are you allowed to cry because of how beautiful the Quran is?(In Salat)

are you allowed to cry because of how beautiful the Quran is?*(In Salat) because of how beautiful the signs and meanings are?
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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 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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Praying Fajr before sunrise but a bit late

In my country Fajr time starts at 5.30 and I have to wake up at 6.30 to go to work. By waking up at 6.30 or 6.00 and then praying Fajr prayer, do I still get the same rewards as praying at 5.30 ?
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Should I say “Ameen” loudly if I'm the only one to do so?

In a congregation where the "Ameen" is said silently after the Fatiha such as the Hanafi, if I'm of the view that the stronger view is it should be say loudly or my particular school of thought ...
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Shiism- who leads prayers during Imam-e-zamana, when he's present in the masjid/praying place?

Sunni scholars have consensus that leader of Muslims leads prayers when he's present. I want to know stand of Shia regarding lead of prayers when Imam-e-Zamana (Imam Mahdi) is present.
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What is the niyyat for nafl namaz?

I always say the niyyat or intention in my language, because I don't know so would anyone help me to tell the niyyat in arabic with transliteration.
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How authentic is salat ul hajah?

I have read a hadith about salat ul hajah or prayer of need which says pray two rakat after ablution and then making a particular Dua. But the grade of the hadith is daif. My question is, is there any ...
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What to say before starting your prayers?

I remember when starting prayers you say something before the Fatiha. It was something like "Oh allah, I'm about to start praying Isha, please accept it" it was right after the Adhan and when you put ...
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How to know when to pray?

Nearly every single mosque or prayer time table web site has different timings, that differ between each other in hours, therefore how would I know whether I am praying too early or not? Due to the ...
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What is the significance of washing the feet instead of doing wuzu before saying the prayers?

What is the significance of washing the feet instead of doing the wuzu* before saying the prayers? Does it equate to wuzu? Or is it a type of wuzu? * by wuzu I mean the widely know practice ...
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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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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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Should I check my underwear each time before prayer?

Sometimes I find impurities on my underwear. So should I check for impurities each time before salah? I also have feeling sometimes of impurity but don't know if it's a waswasah or not.
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What if I offer prayer while having pictures in my pocket?

I know that offering prayer in front of pictures or portraits is forbidden. If there is one or many pictures in the room we should not pray there. What if I have a picture in my pocket while I am ...
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How to get rid of laziness? Am I cursed?

Since I was young until today I've always believed in Allah strongly. When I became a teenager I started being friends with bad influences. I started going out with guys (only hugging and making out), ...
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the qilblah faces my bed and I share a room with my sister. Is it permissible for her to pray while I am sleeping/on the bed?

I share a room with my sister and the room is very small. The qiblah faces my bed so when my sister prays she is facing me. My bed is not a floor bed, it haves a platform. Meaning when she prays I am ...
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Is my prayer invalid! Condition of being ease?

I was praying after bowing i stand up my one hand was on hair while standing i was making hair correct, and i go to sujood. Is my standing will considered as ease, because being in ease in every ...
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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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Putting hands on my chest

If someone puts their left hand over their right hand is their salat still valid or no If they did it by mistake.
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Will Allah accept the repentance of people who are not fluent in reading their prayers in salat?

Assalamualaikum.. I just wanna ask and make sure.. Assume there is someone who wants to repent nasuha, but he is not yet fluent in reading his prayer. Is his repentance prayer valid and accepted?
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Can you commit shirk and evil eye in the mind?

I have really bad anxiety and I think I have intrusive thoughts/OCD. I have these awful thoughts that disrespects Allah(SWT) and I am scared. I keep doing my shahada because these thoughts sometimes ...
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Regarding silent recitation

When someone is reciting silently in Salah how to get the sound of ع غ perfectly ? Should someone practice it outside salah
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How is farz ghusl done exactly?

This has been on my mind for a while and I have looked at several explanations but I’m still confused. Are we supposed to wash our private parts first and then the whole body once? Or are we not ...
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Can a person continue his prayer when the time of prayer is about to end and his wudu breaks?

A person was unable to pray Luhar on time due to certain issues out of his control ( he wasn't travelling so Kasr Jammu can't be done ) . However as soon as he could, he took wudu and came to pray at ...
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Is it permissible to offer Salah with your lower garment overlapped with socks?

Assalam o alaikum, Is it permissible to pray with your lower garment (i.e. pants) overlapped with socks? The image displays an example. Jazakallah khair. Note: The pants are above the ankles while ...
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Is dua not accepted for 40 days after drinking?

I know Salah isn't accepted for 40 days. I want to know if this applies to dua.
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Question regarding mani ( semen )

My question might sound stupid but I attained puberty very recently and I don't know the answers to these questions. I tried many other sources but with no success. If you woke up with a erection ...
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How many rakats did the prophet pray at al aqsa

Salam, I listened to a talk on current affairs in Palestine and there was a Hadith I believe that stated that one of the prophets travelled a long way to pray just 2 rakat salat at masjid al aqsa. I’m ...
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Can i pray at home even if the mosque is close to my house and it's safe

I live in an islamic country. And mosque is very close to my house. But if i still pray at home will it be counted ?
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Performing salah

What happens if your underwear was a bit shown like for example the name around the underwear champion when going into sujud and ruku is the prayer valid or not?
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Missing Salah because i lost track of time doing something else

Assalamualaykum, I had to pray my isha but i got caught up doing something else and didn’t know about the time . When i was done I checked the time and realised I missed Isha by 3 minutes. I quickly ...