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When Sujūd Al-Sahw Becomes Mandatory

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Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: I am a bit confused regarding Sajda Al-Sahw (Prostration for a mistake in ritual prayer). I would be grateful if you could explain the correct way of observing it. Does Sajda Al-Sahw only apply to wājibāt (obligatory matters) missed during prayers or for other things also? Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ… read more »

Supplication in Prostration

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I came to know that the best time to make duʿāʾ is while in prostration (sujūd). I have also heard that talking in ṣalāh will nullify ṣalāh. Please advise if saying duʿāʾ in sujūd, during prayers nullifies the ritual prayer. Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question…. read more »

Is it Acceptable to Shut the Eyes During Ritual Prayer?

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Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: Can a person praying close his or her eyes to avoid distractions? Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for contacting Mathabah for your question. Closing the eyes during the prayer is a disapproved action (makrūh). Abū Bakr ibn Masʾūd Al Kāsāni Al Ḥanafī [d. 587… read more »

The Prostration Position in Ritual Prayer for Women

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can women raise their elbows in ritual prayer (ṣalāh) when going for prostration? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. In general the four jurists, Imams Abū Ḥanīfah, Shāfi’īe, Mālik and Aḥmad bin Ḥanbal are of the opinion that a woman will compress her body in the… read more »

Minimum Duration of Bowing During Ritual Prayer

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Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: How long should the rukūʾ (bowing during ritual prayer) last? Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for contacting Mathabah for your question. A person must perform rukūʾ for the duration of saying ‘Subhān Allāh’ (Glory be to God) once. Abū Bakr ibn Mas’ūd Al Kāsāni… read more »

Lifting one’s foot during salaah

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Q: I read somewhere that you cannot lift your foot in prayer and it invalidates the prayer. But when I stand up from the sitting or prostration posture, I need to adjust my feet so that I am again facing qibla directly (my body seems to be a bit lost of the previous position). I heard… read more »

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