Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.
Q: I was praying Asr Salaah with Jamaat and had missed 3 rakats. I forgot to recite a surah in the second rakah, so I recited a surah in the third rakah, and also did sajdah sahw. Is this correct? A: The salaah is valid. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti… read more »
Q: Surah Fatihah must be read in every rakah of Salah to be complete, isn’t? Then in Salatul Janazah why Surah Fatihah is not read, what if we read it ? A: Salaatul Janaazah is a dua. It is not a namaaz. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)… read more »
6-7 years back when I initially started practicing islam, I took many oaths but could not adhere to them. I dont remember the exact wordings of the oath and also i dont remember exact number of such oaths. The oaths were for not reading newspaper, not watching television etc. Number of such oaths may… read more »
In fard salaah, is it ok to read subhanallah once or 3 times in the last 2 rakaah instead of surah fatehah? in this case will namaz be valid? Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If one is performing… read more »
If a salaah is missed whilst traveling, does the qadha remain kasr (2 rakaah instead of 4) or should it be read in full? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If one misses the Salaah whilst in a Sharie… read more »
Please can you advise the ruling around taraweeh unfortunately at our masjid and many other masjids during taraweeh people leave at various times and the main jamat hall has many spaces however there are still people praying in side rooms, corridors, upstairs and various other places with large gaps between them and the main… read more »
As-salamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullahi wa-barakatuh my beloved and respected scholars, If I miss the 4 rakaats sunnah before zuhr when performing salah in congregation, what is the best way of making up these 4 rakaat? Is it best performed before or after the remaining 2 sunnah? When in ruku… read more »