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Cutting one’s hair uneven lengths

Q:1. Is qaza' haram or makrooh?2. If I want to cut my hair short on the sides and keep it large on the top but my intention isn't to imitate anyone and I'm only doing it because I believe I would personally look better would this be considered haram?A:1. It is...

Performing salaah after the time has expired

Q: I got wrong time by mistake and prayed Fajr after sunrise and Zuhr at Asr time Asr at Maghrib and Maghrib at Isha time. So do I have to pray qaza or should I count the wrong time salah as qaza?A: The namaaz is valid. In future be more careful.And Allah Ta'ala (الله...

Qadha Salaah

Q: I have done some stupid things like missing my Salah. I have missed Salah for few years since I became an adult but I also missed my Salah a lot when I had a job and I now I don't know the exact number of Salah I have missed. Do I need to make up all Salah I...

Making a mistake in Surah Fajr during salaah

Q: While offering qaza of esha salaah, I made the following mistake during the recitation of aayat 15 and 16 of Surah Fajr, instead of فَيَقُولُ I recited فَيَقُولَ. Is my prayer valid?A: It is valid.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim...

Fidyah for qadha salaah

Q: My father has willed for us to pay fidyah for his qaza namaazes. We live in the US but also have a house and wheat fields in Pakistan.1. Can we give his fida in Pakistan or do we have to give it in the US?2. He has about 50 years of qaza namaazes and the rate per...

Performing qadha salaah out of sequence

Q: I offer qaza prayers of the prayers which I did not offer correctly 4 years ago. I mistakenly offered 3 rakahs of Asr qaza instead of 4 rakahs and then offered Maghrib qaza. Will I have to repeat the maghrib qaza along with the Asr qazaa?A: No.And Allah Ta'ala...

Performing qadha salaah at the time of zawaal

Q: I prayed qaza of zuhr and asr during forbidden time before zuhr. Should I repeat it? A: If you performed qaza of zohar and asar at the time of zawaal, then the salaah is not valid. You should repeat the salaah.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered...

Status of performing two rakaats after tawaaf

Q:1. Please explain to me the status of the 2 rakats after tawaf, is it mandatory or nafil?2. If someone does not offer these 2 rakats, should he have to offer qaza? A:1. It is waajib (mandatory).2. One should not delay in performing the two rakaats of salaah after...