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What is Shabeena and is it permissible.

Question: I want to know about “Shabeena”. We are in USA and for the last few years we are doing Shabeena in the last few nights of Ramadan. The way that we pray is the Imam (who is also reciting in Taraweeh) leaves a few rakaats of Taraweeh and prays those rakaats as...

Salaatul Janaazah after the Farz and Sunnah Salaah.

Question: The custom over here is that Salaatul Janaazah is normally read at the door of the Masjid. Some people are of the opinion that if it is read at the time of Zuhr, Asr or any such time of Salaat where there is Nafl and Sunnat after the Farz, then Janaazah must...

Performing Tahyatul Masjid at the time of Fajr.

Question: A person performs the sunnah of Fajr at home and comes to the masjid and performs wudhu, then enters the masjid and performs the salaah for entering the masjid. He then joins the jamaat to perform the Farz Salaah. Is this or any other nafl salaah allowed?...

Nafl Salaat in Jamaat.

Question: Is it allowed to perform four (4) rakaats Nafl Salaat in Jamaat (congregation) reciting Surah Fatiha once (1) and Surah Ikhlas fifty (50) times in each rakaat? I have seen this practised by some of my Muslim brothers and would like to know if this is valid...

Which are the best days for nafl fast

Question: Assalamu alaikum May Allah continue to reward all the teachers and alims at the darul uloom for their tireless service to the deen of islam.I would like to find out which days are permissible for observing Nafl (Optional) fasts? Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam,...

Making dua in sajdah.

Q. Can we make dua while in a state of sajdah during any prayer (farz, sunnah, witr, nafl prayer)? A. Yes, it is permissible to make dua in Nafl Salaah in the Sajda posture. However, your dua will have to be made in Arabic seeing that you are in Salaah. If you wish to...

He broke his itikaf after 8 days due to illness.

Question: A person was performing sunnah itikaf during the last 10 days of Ramadan. He broke his itikaf after 8 days due to illness. • Does he have to make qada for the Itikaf? • If so, for how many days, 2 days or 10 days? • If qada is necessary, is it required to be...