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Qadha Umri

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Assalam alaykum. My question is why is it obligatory to pray qadha umri if someone had missed salah since a long time? Many scholars say that salah which are missed intentionally by the person does not have qadha stating that the person missed it by neglecting intentionally and not due to a valid shariah… read more »

Hadith regarding a Dua

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I wanted to know whether it would correct to do amal upon the hadith below? Albani has said the narraton is weak. I would appreciate it very much if you could give ref and proof of what the position of the salaf was in regards to the dua and doing amal upon the it?… read more »

Imam Nawawi’s View on Taqleed

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Last two times , 8 didnt got my answer , i hope this time i will . There are two views of imam al nawawi , first is – 3] Imam al-Nawawi writes in Al-Majmu‘ Sharh Al-Muhadhdhab:“The second view is it is obligatory (yalzamuhu) for him to follow one particular school, and that was… read more »

Duaa in Salah

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I am really confused about how to make duaa for salat and i have many doubts? (Read the entire thing to understand what i am saying has it is not in right order) Are we allowed to make duaa after fard prayer and by that i mean like for example in Zuhr prayer… read more »

Proof for Istibraa

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Assalamualaikum. I do istibraa (eg. cough, steps) after toilet to clear the leftover urine. However, some brother has asked for reference of this practice from hadith or life of sahaba. Could you please provide reference for the satisfaction of brothers. Jazakallahukhair. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most… read more »

Du’as for removing difficulties and worries

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What du’a should one read when faced with problems and difficulties? Answer 1) Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was distressed he would recite: ‘La ilaha illalahul ‘Azimul Halim, La ilaha illallahu Rabbul ‘Arshil ‘Azim, La ilaha illallahu Rabbus Samawati Wa Rabbul Ardi Wa Rabbul ‘Arshil Karim’… read more »

Sitting and drinking water

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Looking at the narrations below, what is the Sunnah? To stand and drink, or to sit whilst drinking? a) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said “No person should stand and drink water, and if one forgetfully stood and drank it, it should be vomited out” (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2026) b) Imam Ahmad narrated that Sayyiduna ‘Ali… read more »