salaat Archives - IslamQA

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.

Terms and conditions for taubah

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Q: Is there any specific salaat/terms & conditions of repentance in Islam? Is reciting of 5th Kalimah or Istighafar enough for repentance?  A: For the taubah to be accepted one needs to be sincere in his taubah and remorseful for his past. He should promise Allah that he will never return to that sin and he… read more »

Chairs in the Musjid

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Q: In our Masjid, as in many others there is a proliferation of chairs that are being used by Musallees to perform their salaat. 1. Can one Musallee (who uses a chair) place another chair reserving that place for another Musallee (who also uses the chair) in the absence of that Musallee. This implies that… read more »


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Q: What is the procedure of doing binaa in salaat? Do you have to go back to the same place in Haram or is it ok to read from anywhere in the Haram once you have redone your wudhu. And how do you rejoin the salat, in which rakaat etc in the situation where the… read more »