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Women’s Hair in Prayer

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher According to the Shafi’i school, for a woman, even one strand of exposed hair will invalidate a prayer. Also, when performing sujud, ones forehead must touch the surface (e.g. cloth, floor) one is praying on. I have many wisps of hair growing near my hairline, and sometimes,… read more »

Sending blessings on the Prophet in ruku and sujud

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Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Karim Yahya, SunniPath Academy Teacher Is it permissible, and even recommended, to send blessings on the Prophet (Allah bless and grant him peace) during the bow (ruku) and in prostration (sujud), such as saying ‘Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammad wa ‘ala aali Muhammad’ or ‘Allahumma salli ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad wa ‘ala aalihit tayibeen… read more »

How many missed fasts to make up

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher What does one do to make up missed fasts when he: 1.) Doesn’t remember how many he missed, due to them being random, and in several Ramadhan’s due to weakness (it could be any number of fasts)? and 2.) Some of the days he doesn’t even remember… read more »

Muslim Youth experiencing identity crisis

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Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, SunniPath Academy Teacher I feel that pakistani & indian muslim youth in USA are experiencing some sort of an identity crisis. They identify themselves similar to the Hispanic &/or Black gangsters, & then as Muslims. The language they speak is unislamic. I came across various web pages on the internet… read more »

Greeting the Mosque During the Friday Khutba

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher According to the Shaf‘i school, can one offer 2 rakats of tahhiyatul masjid while the imam is delivering the Friday khutba? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Once the person delivering the Friday sermon (khateeb) sits on the pulpit (minbar), it is forbidden… read more »

Using shampoo in the ghusl

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Is it permissible to wash one’s hair with shampoo during one’s purificatory bath (ghusl)? Or does one have to do it after one’s ghusl? Answer: It is plain that whoever applies shampoo or the like to his hair will pour water over it afterwards to remove it. And usually water… read more »

Do we have to make up missed prayers?      

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Is the position that says one does not have to make up missed prayers correct? Is it permissible to follow this position if one has many make-ups to do? Answer: Correct proofs and the unanimous consensus of those who the imams consider scholars has shown that it is obligatory to… read more »

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