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Doubts in salah

Salam It has become my bad habit to doubt whether i prayed three or four rakats. Actually i think i don’t forget but fear that i will forget. Then i start doubting. What should i do ? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Firstly, you should try...

Sajdah sahw

Assalamu alaikum, Do i need to do prostration for forgetfullness if i repeat one word of sanaa twice before surah fatiha and what if i recite the entire sanaa before fatiha? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, You do not have to perform Sajda...

How many Takbir in Eid salaah?

What’s the wisdom behind the extra takbeer in ‘Eid salaah? Some scholars are of the opinion that it is there to explicitly express gratitude for the festival and happiness Allah the Almighty has granted. There has been a classical dispute amongst the scholars with...

A Hadith regarding the occurrences of the Hereafter

How sound is the Hadith in Mustadrak Al Hakim (8751) about the Day of Judgement? The Hadith states that everyone will be given light on Day of Judgement in accordance to their deeds. The Hadith continues to say that among the last people to enter Jannah will fall in prostration and it will be said to him ‘This is …

Another narration regarding the last person to enter Jannah

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whilst he, i.e. the last person to enter Jannah, is walking therein, he will suddenly see a light and fall in prostration. It will then be said to him: “What is the matter with you [i.e. …