Doubt in Salah

Doubt in Salah

Question:
It frequently happens during Namaz (Salah) that I forget the correct number of Rak’at I have performed. For example, I get confused during the Salah whether I have performed two Rak’ats or three Rak’ats. Normally in such a situation I repeat my Prayer all over again. Is this what we are supposed to […]

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Commiting a mistake Jama’ah

Commiting a mistake Jama’ah

Question:
If one is offering prayers (salah) in congregation (Jama’ah) and he commits a mistake under which sajdah for repentence becomes mandatory, then, can he offer such a sajdah at the end of the prayers (salah)? If yes, please specify the correct procedure for the same and clarify the situations under which one […]

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Making Dua in Sajda

Making Dua in Sajda

Question:
Is it permissible, under the Shariah, to make supplication (Du’a) while one is in Sajdah? It is commonly observed that some people after completing their prayer (salah) fall in sajdah and offer supplications in that position. Please explain the correct way in this respect.

Answer:
Supplication during sajdah is permissible, but the following points […]

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Sunnah Sallah between the Azaan and Fard of Maghrib

Sunnah Sallah between the Azaan and Fard of Maghrib

Q: As you know, in Saudi Arabia, Magreb prayers are usually offered ten minutes after the call for prayers. I have recently seen one Hadith which can be rendered into English as “No one should sit in the mosque until he has offered two rakah. “Agreed by […]

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Du’a e Qunoot

Du’a e Qunoot

Question:
(a) Why is du’a of qunoot prayed during the ‘Isha’ Prayers (specially in the Witr)? There must be a reason behind it.
(b) Since du’a qunoot is a du’a, can we use it in other prayers i.e. after finishing Fajr prayer?

Answer:
A. The forms of worship are prescribed by Allah Almighty and have been conveyed […]

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Khutbah of Jum’ah in the Arabic language

Khutbah of Jum’ah in the Arabic language

Question:
Is it necessary that the Khutbah of Jum’ah is given in Arabic language or can it be given in some other language also? Some people say that if it is given in a local language it may be more useful to the audience. (S A, Toronto)

Answer:
The Khutbah of Jum’ah […]

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Joining The Congregational Prayer Late

Joining The Congregational Prayer Late

Question:
If one joins the congregational prayer late (i.e.in 3rd or 4th rakah) what is the proper way to complete the prayer? in Which rakah he has to recite a surah and in which rakah he has to sit after Sajdah?

Answer:
A person who has not joined a prayer in the first rakah […]

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