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Etiquette for praying with small children (Part 2)

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Answered by Sidi Moustafa Elqabbany I wanted to enquire about the etiquette for women praying with small kids? When is it acceptable for women to carry their children while praying? Is this etiquette different for fard vs. sunnah salah or while praying in ”jama vs. praying alone? Answer: There are a number of considerations: the… read more »

Praying Makeups in Congregation      

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Answered by Sidi Moustafa Elqabbany Can you pray qada prayers in jama’ah? Answer: It is not sinful to offer makeup (qada’) prayers in congregation, but the exact ruling varies: 1. Offering a makeup prayer behind someone offering a current prayer is disliked (makruh). The opposite is also disliked. 2. Offering a makeup prayer behind someone… read more »

Saying “Sayyidina” during the prayer

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher I’m currently teaching at the Islamic School, and while teaching the kids the tashahhud, I told them to say “Sayyidina Muhammad” (may the greatest blessings and peace be upon him). A mother came to the principal and said that this constitutes equating the Prophet (Allah bless him… read more »

Worship & Prayer on Laylat al-Qadr

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Does one attain the reward of worshiping on laylat al-qadr for any act of worship performed on that night? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, One attains unto the reward of worshipping on the Night of Power through any worship one performs that night. The most important is to strive… read more »

Why is Jumu`ah Prayer Held on Friday?

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Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: as salamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh Do we know why Salah Jumu`a is on fridays? I mean, the jews believe that God created the universe in 6 days and rested on the seventh, so they also have to rest that day. My religion-teacher (who don’t believe in any… read more »

When Can One Pray Salat al-Duha?

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Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: In a prayer schedule there is the time for Fajr and Shuruq. Shuruq time indicates the end of the Fajr prayer. Since we cannot pray immediately after Shuruq, when can we perform the Duha prayer? How many minutes after the Shuruq time in a prayer schedule can… read more »