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Note: This is a controversial topic. When Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said his companions to do something, by that he meant it. Which means there is no other go for the followers. And that is Fard. But, Sunnah is either what deduced from the behaviour of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) or if he has explicitly said that it is 'voluntary upon one if he performs so and so ...


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Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him) said: Voluntary prayers done in congregation are of two types, one of which it is Sunnah to do in congregation, such as the eclipse prayer, prayers for rain, and qiyaam during Ramadaan (Taraweeh). These are always done in congregation as is the Sunnah. The second type are not done in ...


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Yes. Imams often and regularly break up surat similarly when reciting in tarawih. Generally, only al-Fatihah is considered strictly necessary when reciting fard salat; beyond that you may recite from the Qur'an however is easy for you. To my knowledge, the general ruling for any recitation after al-Fatihah is that it should be at least three ayat, but ...


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Qur'an There are these two ayah: And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [necessarily] appears thereof and to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their chests and not expose their adornment except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands' ...


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All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions. The paragraph you mentioned is not hadith. It is actually from the book Radd al Mukhtar in Arabic, which is used as a reference for Fatwa in Hanafi jurisprudence. You can see here written (in which would be a translated form) that ...


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Is there any reason why we don't pray the Sunnah rakaats of prayer in congregation like we pray the Fard rakaats in congregation? I believe you are asking about the Sunnah Mu'akkadah (oft-repeated Sunnah prayers). If so, it is because neither the Prophet ﷺ not his companions set a precedent in this matter. They would pray these Sunnah prayers ...


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In Islam children are neither asked nor ordered to perform hajj nor to perform any worship until they reache puberty as their actions won't be recorded as stated in the known hadith: There are three whose actions are not recorded: a lunatic whose mind is deranged till he is restored to consciousness, a sleeper till he awakes, and a boy till he reaches ...


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As far as I searched, it has mentioned approximately 10 items in regard to repelling and defense which seems four of them are related to the military defense. Of course apparently it has not mentioned directly regarding self-defense, but anyhow it could be inferred from the text that it is people obligation to do it in some ways. فَهَزَمُوهُم بِإِذْنِ ...


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Sunnah prayers are those which Prophet (SAW) used to do that, in addition to Fard prayers. Of course they are not obligatory, but the Prophet (SAW) used to do it. Why don't you want to do something which our Prophet (SAW) had done. You can leave Sunnah prayers when the Fard prayers are about to get Qada (i.e., their time is about to finish). In such case, ...


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In Fard nimaz (in case of 4 rakkats) in first two rakkats,at least three Verses from Holy Quran (Ayat) will be recited after Surah Fateha and in the rest of two just Surah Fate ha will be recited. Whereas in Sunnah/Nafal Prayers,in all four rakats,after Fateha ,any surah from Holy Quran (min.three Ayat) will be recited. Allah hum sub ko Nimaz ki pabandi atta ...


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The only difference in the prayer is the intention (niyyat). When praying fard, your intention should be for fard prayer. When praying non-fard prayer i.e. Sunnah/nafl, your intention should be for non-fard prayer. Besides this, the way you pray is the same for all.


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From my own knowledge I understand that for a ghusl to be valid it must meet the 3 obligatory criteria which is to make the water reach the nose mouth and then wash all the body including the head making sure all parts of the body is washed. This must be done with clean water. But I believe from the way you described it your ghusl will be invalid because you ...


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Certainly: fard is a due on you while sunnah is optional. By simple logic if you had a duty and missed to do it, would the person who issued it accept it and reward you (the same) if you've made something else? Further in a qudsi hadith Allah has said: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Allah said, 'I will declare war against him who shows hostility to a pious ...


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Most adhkar are mustahab. Fard ones are those said in Salah, Adhaan, Talbiyah, Takbirat al-Tashriq, replying to Salam, saying Tasmiyah on slaughtering cattle etc. https://islamqa.info/en/answers/253005/the-virtue-of-remembering-allah-dhikr-may-he-be-exalted-is-everyone-who-remembers-allah-little-a-hypocrite Remembering Allah, may He be exalted, may be ...


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Converts do not have any other special rights above that of other common Muslims, At the beginning of Islam everyone was a convert before the sahaba gave birth to children.


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Short answer: No you can't, but you can use the time to pray any nafl or recite the Qur'an. Allah told us: ... prayer has been decreed upon the believers a decree of specified times. (5:103) So if you want to pray those sunnah porayers which are considered as sunnah muakadah by many madhhabs and are related to specific fard prayers (also called as-sunan ...


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As a Muslim you can advise someone or remind someone but you cannot make someone. Your job is to invite. If you have good intentions, use different methods to get people to pray then you have done your part. Sometimes your steadfastness is the best dawah.


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The most known examples are the funeral prayer (salat al-Janazah beside the janazah -burying itself- and the ghusl of the dead person), jihad, memorizing quran, getting or seeking knowledge, enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil and ijtihad. What constitutes fard al-kifaya فرض كفاية is that it is an obligation on the Ummah, but if any of them ...


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I disagree with the term "Rights of Body" it's more like you have obligations towards your physical body, like you cannot harm it, or you cannot do something which will harm it (there are exceptions, though). As for illness, there's a hadith that, God created every illness and cure for every illness, so seek out the cure (translations may differ slightly). I ...


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According to the Hanafi school, such a prayer would be invalid. Prayer is by intention, so a follower can only perform fard prayer if the imam is leading fard prayer. It would however be permissible to perform sunnah prayers behind a tarawih imam, since the intention of the imam is equal to or stronger than the intention of the follower (i.e. nafl < ...


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