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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 »

Sujud in Martial Arts/Christian School

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Asalaamualaikum , JazaakAllah for taking time to answer my questions. 1) One time in college I signed up for a martial arts class. During the class people bowed and also even prostrated to a random inanimate thing on the wall. Me being very shy I felt awkward and off guard so I kind of… read more »

Salatut Tasbeeh

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Dear brother in Islam, Asalamu alikum wa rahmat ullahi wa barkatuhu, I would like to clarify offering “salatus tazwi” during Ramdan last 10 days/ lailatul qadr night is considered as Nafil or Not. Is it right to offer that Salah.  Please clarify. Jazak Allah Khair Your brother in Islam. … read more »

Another narration on the virtue of abundant sajdah (prostration)

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What is the source of this Hadith? حدثني معدان بن طلحة اليعمري، قال: لقيت ثوبان مولى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، فقلت له: دلني على عمل ينفعني الله به ويدخلني الله الجنة؟ فسكت عني مليا، ثم التفت إلي فقال: عليك بالسجود، فإني سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يقول: ما من عبد يسجد… read more »

The virtue of abundant sajdah (prostration)

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Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “There is no person who prostrates for the sake of Allah, except that Allah [due to this prostration] records a good deed for him, erases a bad deed and raises him in rank by a degree. Therefore, prostrate [by offering Salah] abundantly”   Answer Imam… read more »