2012 November

This answer was collected from DarulIftaBirmingham.co.uk, which is run under the supervision of Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom.

Reading nafl prayers in pairs

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As salamu aleykum, The Prophet (saw) mentioned in a hadith that night prayers should be observed two rakaat by two rakaat (as narrated by the authors of Sunan) Does this mean that we should pray the nafila prayers after Salaat al Magrib in sets of 2? Then why we pray the 4 rakaat nafila before… read more »

Reading behind a barelvi Imam

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Reading behind a barelvi Imam? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer If the Imam holds such beliefs, which negate Imaan, such as believing the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam to be Haazir and Naazir and Alimul Ghaib, then it will not be permissible to read behind him, otherwise… read more »

Qasr at place of employment

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Would my uncle perform Qasr salah at his work place? His work place is 52 miles away from where he lives and he stays there for four nights a week. He goes every Thursdays and comes back on Sundays. For a year he prayed salah in full what should he do? Make qadha?   In the… read more »

Qadha and Kaffarah fasts

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I have some questions about making up fasts. 1) Is it correct that if one has broken multiple fasts in one Ramadhan, the person is only obliged to fast 60 consecutive days once? 2) Has the Qadha for every single broken fast to be made besides the Kaffarah? If so, does it matter when it… read more »