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In Shia religion, in salat can we give three shadah? Although, this phrase "ALI UN WALI ULLAH" is considered as a significant phrase/belief for Shia Islam, but, to the best of my knowledge, it is recited (only) in Adan/Aqamah of Salah of Shia (as a Mustahab practice/Dua); and Shia Islam (AFAIK) doesn't regard/allow it among the wajib parts of Salah, such as ...


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Sunnah prayers are important because they make up for any deficiencies in the Fard prayers we offer. Sunnah prayers are broken down into two categories. The first are the Sunnah Muakkadah (high emphasis). Since the Prophet (ﷺ) consistently used to perform the Sunnah Muakkadah prayers (and never left them without reason), Muslims should also regularly perform ...


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It is considered makruh to pray in clothes which have an image of a living thing on them. * English translation is my own, so may contain mistakes فقال الحنفية - كما في الدر وحاشية الطحطاوي - يكره للمصلي لبس ثوب فيه تماثيل ذي روح The saying of the Hanafis - ... - is that it is disliked for a praying person to be wearing clothes that have ...


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Yes, you can pray in them since they are acceptable simply because these pictures don't contain anything improper or Haram in Islam such as women with inappropriate clothes, wine, curses, bad words, and the like. But keep in mind that what you wear should also cover your 'Awrah which is between your navel and knees. There are verses and Ahadiths that ...


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The Hanafis consider it recommended to delay Fajr. They do it based on the hadith of the Prophet ﷺ: أسفروا بالفجر فإنه أعظم للأجر Delay fajr till whiteness for it fetches the maximum reward. — Nasai , Tirmidhi References: Al-Hidayah fi Sharh Bidayat al-Mubtadi الموسوعة الفقهية


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We can't answer your question as the only one who could answer it is you. Istikhara beside consulting knowledgeable people or asking for advice is what we may call a tool or possibility to help us make decisions in our life. You pray an extra nafl prayer and then make a certain du'a and ask this way for help in making a decision. Allah may lead you by ...


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Definitely it was not possible for 10000 people to listen Imam without microphone. There's no hidden magic that you're looking forward. But for prayers, Takbeerat were recalled by persons in mid to be audible to farthest.


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It can mean both. From the root ص ل و , it can mean: to perform the salat to pray/worship to bless someone i.e. صَلَّى ٱللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ meaning ‘Blessings be upon him and progeny From the Hadith: يَقُولُ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ ‏ "‏ إِذَا سَمِعْتُمُ الْمُؤَذِّنَ فَقُولُوا مِثْلَ مَا يَقُولُ وَصَلُّوا عَلَىَّ ...


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May Allah forgive me if I am wrong, but I think that it is permissible. It is permitted to punish kids above ten years old in order to motivate them to pray. If punishing is permitted then positive incentives should also be permitted as it achieves the same goal.


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Yes, it's permissible. You can ask him to pray with concentration and attention and slow. Slowly he'll start praying without money.


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What makes you guarantee yourself to not be one of those men you criticize? Allah Almighty said in Surah Al-Hujurat (49) — Verse 11: In Arabic (the exact wording): ...يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا يَسْخَرْ قَوْمٌ مِنْ قَوْمٍ عَسَى أَنْ يَكُونُوا خَيْرًا مِنْهُمْ In English (in what it means): O you who have believed, let not a people ridicule [...


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Your mother is absolutely right..Quran doesn't mention anywhere not to keep a dog. There was time when Mohammed PBUH used to pray while the dogs used to play around nearby.dogs were allowed in mecca Medina however later the hadith contradicted this. But I believe we should go with quran as after all the reason quran came to the world was coz Allah wanted ...


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Praying Taraweeh (nafil/voluntary prayer) at home is better if you can. Simply because it was practice of Prophet s.a.w and also of people like Umar R.A. "Al-Bukhaari (2010) narrated from ‘Abd ar-Rahmaan ibn ‘Abd al-Qaari’ that he said: I went out with ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab (may Allah be pleased with him) one night in Ramadan to the mosque, where we saw the ...


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From the wording of the hadith: "Prayer in congregation is better than the prayer of a man by himself by twenty-seven degrees." (Al-Muwatta') or Prayer said in a congregation is twenty-five degrees more excellent than prayer said by a single person. (Sahih Muslim) One could conclude that this applies for any prayer. But when we check more ...


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God willing, you will be accepted, but you can memorize Surat Al-Fatihah and translate it into English and understand its meaning and pray it so your prayers are correct. And with time you can memorize small Surats to pray with them. I ask God to help you to make the prayer


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Pray standing as much you can comfortably and then pray sitting is better if tired and can't focus.


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Reciting silently has two meanings in the prayer: For a male recitor it means to recite in a manner that you move your lips, and only you and a person which is close to you may hear your recitation. For a female recitor it means that you move your lips, but none can hear you. As a loud recitation for a woman can't be louder than silent recitation of a man. ...


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Qur'an and Adhkar: When reciting the Qur'an out of the prayer, it is is more favorably in Islam to read it with Tarteel which you wouldn't be able to do in whispering, and it is better to be done in a moderate voice. Surat Al-Muzammel (73) — Verse 4, in Arabic (the exact wording): وَرَتِّلِ الۡقُرۡاٰنَ تَرۡتِيۡلًا ؕ‏... In English (in what it means): ...


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Prophet pbuh did not order people to wear cap whilst praying salat sometimes he used to take off his head covering to use as a sutra. Only Indo-Pak moulanas say that covering head in salat is better without any proof.


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In the last ten days of Ramadan which would have a Laylat Al-Qader in one of them, the prophet (PBUH) used to do the following which are summarized in four points. Firstly: He used to stay awake at the whole night praying, supplicating Allah Almighty, seeking His forgiveness, and the likes. Narrated by A'isha: When the last ten days of Ramadan came, ...


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In the matter of qunoot there are many different views on when (which prayer and whether it has to be done before or after ruku' and whether it is allowed to initiate it by takbeer) it is performed, whether it is mandoob, recommended or sunnah and which wording is used, but be aware that one isn't limited to the proposed wordings. The shafi'i school of fiqh ...


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Asalam ALikum ! The First one you mentioned is Dua e Qanoot; which should be recited in Vitr https://www.islamicfinder.org/duas/masnoon/dua-e-qunoot-recited-in-witr-prayer/ the 2nd one is Qanoot e Nazila which is prayed When the Muslims Community is afflicted with some hardship then Qunoot-E-Naazilah should be recited in the Fajr Salaat. check this for ...


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Actually there is no connection with fast and saliva. Saliva is just your own body fluid, so swallowing it or not do not have effect on your fast. If you get too much obsessed with not trying to swallow saliva then the saliva will get produced more than it usually get produced. So better to leave it usual way and don't get obsessed with saliva, as it does ...


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Swallowing unavoidable things such as one’s saliva,is not invalidate the fast. So excessive saliva will not breaks one's fast.


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The hadīth in question is as follows: عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ: «اعْتَدِلُوا فِي السُّجُودِ، وَلاَ يَبْسُطْ أَحَدُكُمْ ذِرَاعَيْهِ انْبِسَاطَ الكَلْبِ» The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said, “Be straight in the prostrations and none of you should spread his forearms (on the ground) like a dog spreads (his front legs).”[1]


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The actual time for Tahajjud Salah is after one wakes up from his/her sleep and the most virtuous time is towards the latter portion of the night. [1] However if one is not able to awaken for the performance of Tahajjud Salah, then he/she should perform Nafl Salah before sleeping.


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It is permitted if you are sick and that your sickness would worsen if you prayed while standing or that the recovery of it would get delayed. The prophet (SAW) said about praying (it is narrated by al-Bukhaari (1050) from ‘Imraan ibn Husayn): Pray standing; if you cannot, then sitting; and if you cannot, then lying on your side. As for your case, you ...


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No it is not necessary to perform a separate ablution before every prayer.But if you do separate ablution for every prayer it is more good.


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Like any other contentious issue between the sects, this is not an easy question. Each opinion has sources for their preferred way. But like Muhammad Naveed Ashiq mentioned Shias rely on traditions from descendants of Rasul Allah (as) for their beliefs and practices. These start from Ali ibn Abi Talib, a close companion and family member, going down to ...


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As Shia religion is based on teaching on IMAM JAFFAR SADIQ(AS) and Imam(AS) is the grandson of IMAM ALI (AS).. The way RASOOL ALLAH (SAWW) teaches to Mola Ali (AS) they delivered to their grandson IMAM JAFFAR SADIQ(AS).. As Ahle-Sunnat follows the teaching of Hazrat Abu Hanifa.. He was one the scholar of his time, which came after 70 years of RASOOL(SAWW) ...


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It is not right for women to expose their necks in prayers since any part of the body, except for the face and hands, should be covered as it is considered 'Awrah; otherwise, they should repeat their prayer due its specified time. See the Fatwa here The scholars mentioned that the Wudu has to include washing the face which is permitted to be revealed in ...


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The prophet () told us to ... pray as you've seen me praying … (Sahih al-Bukhari) This should apply to both men and women. So there's basically no difference in the manner we pray. Nevertheless some scholars recommended that ladies should pray in a more compact manner (having their body parts:arms and legs closer to the body) to avoid showing men details ...


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Closed eyes may induce sleepiness mostly during Tahajjud or Fajr Prayer. ... It is Makruh disliked to close the eyes in Salaah. Rasulullah (Peace be upon him) said “When you perform Salaah do not close your eyes”.


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it is good to praying with open eyes if you didn't have any valid reason to offer prayer with closed eyes.


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No, a one can offer his own prayer because prayer is separately obligatory on each Muslim, and every one have to answer about his own deeds in heaven.


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Actually the sunnah shows that our prophet () used to pray with open eyes. Therefore scholars considered this as the best manner to pray. Nevertheless the most essential thing in salah is "khushu' الخشوع" or what is often translated concentration in the prayer. They who are during their prayer humbly submissive (23:2) Therefore some scholars consider ...


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The scholars are agreed that it is makrooh to close the eyes for no reason when praying. The author of al-Rawd stated that it is makrooh because this is what the Jews do. (al-Rawd al-Murabba’, 1/95).


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There is difference of opinion among the schools on whether performing سجدة التلاوة is obligatory. The view of the Hanafis is that it is obligatory, their evidence includes: The verse of the Quran where those who do not prostrate on hearing the Quran are denounced; and condemnation is not done except on a forbidden action or on abstaining from what is ...


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This is not much sure about your situation because there is no such intentions. This cold flu or any other allergies comes from Allah commandment so this is not invalidate your fast. This is all about intentions.


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No amount of phlegm breaks the fast unless it is intentionally swallowed. Open to correction.


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No you are not able to say prayer with "Napaak"" clothes and body. You are saying that you are in university so you have to first change your clothes if possible otherwise wash your clothes and body parts that where you are sure that urine dropped on that area and you see it. If your clothes color is like you can't judge that where urine dropped then you ...


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That's a hilarious problem with you and you have to take care about this. Now come to your question's answer: Your 1st priority is to change the pants and clothes which are dirty (napak) but if it is not possible and you have to pray then washed out only the area which is exactly dirty by urine and also wash your legs touched to the dirty pants than start ...


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No another person can't allowed to perform someone prayer because everyone have to answer and responsible for his or her own actions. And prayer is obligated on every Muslim on a certain period of time so everyone have to perform his own prayer. Allah granted us with qaza namaz if you are not able to perform prayer you can perform it later which is called ...


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