Hanafi Fiqh

Facing The Feet Of The Deceased Towards The Qiblah

Q. It is a common practice to face the feet of the deceased towards the Qiblah after passing away before burial. This practice does not make sense because a person doesn’t face their feet towards the Qiblah whilst sleeping out of respect, so how would it be correct to do so after passing away? Please advise.

Hanafi Fiqh

Ritual Prayer (Ṣalāh) in a Car

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I travel long distances. Can I offer my prayers while seated when the car is stopped? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Nafl (optional) prayers are permitted while seated in a...

Hanafi Fiqh

Qiblah Direction

In California, all Masjid's have a Qiblah direction of Northeast 23°. There's one Masjid, where they're stating that the Northeast Qiblah direction is incorrect, therefore, they changed the Qiblah direction to East. Due to this change, is it permissible to pray...

Hanafi Fiqh

Slaughtering Chicken

Assalamualaikum, If a person wants to slaughter a chicken, does the person have to make it's face towards the qiblah or can the chicken be slaughtered no matter what direction it is facing? الجواب وباللہ التوفیق It is from amongst the Sunnats of slaughtering to face...

Hanafi Fiqh

Correct way of slaughtering

Assalamualaikum, Can you please elaborate what is the correct way/steps of doing qurbani in regular days for normal consumption? الجواب وباللہ التوفیق One who is slaughtering should face Qiblah while slaughtering and make the animal face Qiblah. The way to do it is to...

Hanafi Fiqh

Covid-19: Eid Salah in the Garden

Covid-19: Eid Ṣalāh in the Garden Question We have read your Eid guidelines endorsed by some of the leading British scholars and thank you for providing the Eid Khuṭbah template. We hope you can address a specific query. We are three neighbours who...