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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.

Reciting aloud in silent salaahs

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Q: If in a silent prayer, during recitation of Surah al Fatiha, how much of it is recited loudly would require sajdah sahw ? Is it correct that according to Abu Hanifa if 1 ayaat is recited loudly it will require sajdah sahw, but according to Imamayn it is 3 ayaat? If one recites ”ihdina’s”… read more »

Stopping in-between words in Salaah

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Q: During Quran recitation or during the Zikrs and duaas while in salaah if one stops at the half of a word and after 2 seconds one continue does the Salaah break? For example when one wants to read “Alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin…” one says “Al…” after 2 seconds “…Hamdulillahi…” or one starts from begining again. Another example when reciting… read more »


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Q: Is the sajdah sahw only waajib in those instances when it is allowed to pray? For example if one is praying Fajr and after the salaam the sun does rise, does he need to do sajdah sahw or his he absolved ? If not does he later need to repeat the Fajr (because he did… read more »

Masbooq making both salaams with the Imam

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Q: A masbooq makes both salaams with the Imam and then realizes that he is a masbooq. How should he complete his salaah? A: If the masbooq only realised his mistake after saying the meem of the first Salaam then upon completing his missed rakaats he will he will make sajdah-e-sahw.  ( ولفظ السلام ) مرتين… read more »