Prayer Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Waking up with the imaam from rukoo

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Q: If I prayed along with the imam and when he got up from ruku I got up along with him, I did not wait till he got up fully. Is my prayer valid?  A: The namaaz is valid, but it is makrooh. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo… read more »

Sitting and performing nafl salaah

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Q: Is it permissible to sit and pray nafl salah even if one is physically fit. I see lot of people who are doing hard physically challenging work but when it comes to prayer, they sit and offer the sunnah prayers in dhuhur maghrib and eesha. A: It is permissible for one who is physically… read more »