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obligatory prayers

Qunut in Fajr? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Is it okay if the Imam makes qunoot in Fajr prayer? If not, what should I do? The Imam makes it everyday.A: It is disliked to make qunut in the obligatory prayers including Fajr. The only exception is the main Imam (the ruler) during times of great strife and...

Interpretation of dream

Yesterday was the night of Shab-e-Barat. I wanted to fast but could not because of my exams. But I offered my obligatory prayers and with it I offered Salatus tasbih and other nafl. I went to sleep right after. In my dream, I dreamt of it being the same night of...

Can you Pray Salah at Midnight?

Answered by:  Imam Abdul-Malik Sheikh​ Question Can you pray Salah at midnight? بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful There is no harm in praying...

Evidence for Performing Missed Mandatory Prayers

Answered by Shaykh Mazhar Mahmood Question: Do I have to make up missed ritual prayers (ṣalāt)? If so, then what is the proof in the ḥadīth? Answer: Thank you/ Jazāk Allāh Khayr for your query. May Allāh Almighty give us the ability to understand and practice the...

Actions and supplications for pregnant women

Are there any recommended actions or supplications for a pregnant woman during and after pregnancy? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer There are many actions and supplications that have been mentioned by scholars based on the experience of the pious people of the past....

Urine drops after making istinja

Q: As a person suffering from voluntary drops of urine after making Istinja'a, in prayer and in some other times.1- Can I pray like that?2- Can I lead salaahs? People sometimes choose me to lead the salaah because I have memorized the Qur'an.3- Whenever I go to the...

Son becoming an athiest

Q: I have a few question and worries that has been troubling me for the past few years and I am not able to find a proper answer so far and I am not able to put this in the right order.My eldest son is a very brilliant student. I have tried my best to provide him with...