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Who Should make Istikharah

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Q: Is there anyone that you can refer me to, someone that can perform istikharah on my behalf? I have tried reading and performing but am not sure. A: The purpose of Istikhaarah is to ‘consult’ with Allah Ta’aala, and through the blessing of this act, gain Barakah in the future endeavour. Istikhaarah should be… read more »

Reverting to Mathhab and Repeating Salaah

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Q: I have recently converted to orthodox Islam from Salafism, and began following the Hanafi Math-hab. I wanted to know whether the prayers that I was performing as a Salafi are invalid and need to be repeated because of the dodgy fiqh that was being followed? When I bled, I followed the opinion that bleeding… read more »

On Witr and Sunna Prayers

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 1 & 2. Is witr prayer 3 rakah in a row? Or you finish with two salams and then pray one separate? 3. I read in Sunni Path: In the 3rd and 4th rakah of the obligatory prayer one can say Subhan Allah three times instead of reciting the fatiha?… read more »

Intention for tahajjud prayers   

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I have already searched the sunnipath archives regarding the topic of tahajjud and could not find the answer to my question. I wanted to know that when one prays tahajjud, when making neea, is tahajjud the waqt (time) of the salah or the name? For example, would saying “2 rakah… read more »


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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Can somebody tell me if one can take dispensations within the makeup prayers to make it easier, if one has many years of prayers to make up. I’ve only heard/read of only one fatwa, that by Shaykh Ahmed Rida Khan concerning this. He said:1. One can miss Surah Fatiha in… read more »

Reciting the same surah in each rakah

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Answered by Shaykh Sohail Hanif, SunniPath Academy Teacher During prayer, when you recite surah fatiha in each rakah, do you recite a different surah too or can you just recite the same surah in each rakah after surah fatiha? Answer: Assalamu alaykum It is somewhat disliked (makruh tanzihan) to repeat the same sura in consecutive… read more »

Extra Surah in the 3rd/4th Rakah

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Does sajda sahw have to be made if an additional surah is recited after fatiha in the third or fourth rakah? Answer: If one recites a sura after the Fatiha in the third or four rakats of an obligatory (fard) prayer, you have done something that is somewhat disliked (makruh… read more »

The Night Vigil (Tahajjud) Prayer

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Answered by SunniPath Answer Service Team Could you please give me guidance on how to perform tahajjud salah – how many rakah is it, is it in twos or fours, and what is the exact time for performing the tahajjud salah? Please also refer me to any English book that I could read to enhance… read more »

Travel Question

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Answered by Shaykh Abu Usamah Zayd is traveling and the time for Isha comes in. Zayd goes in the Masjid , sees a Jamaa’ah, and joins it. After the Salah is finished , Zayd realises that the the Jama’ah were non-Hanafis praying delayed Maghrib (takheer). after that they make Isha. What is the Status of… read more »