This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.

How should a new Muslim perform salaah?

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Q: How should a new Muslim perform salaah if he/she does not know any verses of the Holy Qur’aan? A: If a new Muslim is performing salaah alone, he should recite tasbeeh (Subhaanallah, Alhamdulillah, Allahu Akbar) in the qiyaam position. When he sits for qa’dah, since he does not know the dua of tashahhud, he… read more »


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Q: 1. What is tasbeeh-e-faatimi? 2. When should it be read? 3. What is the virtue of tasbeeh-e-faatimi? A: 1. Tasbeeh-e-Faatimi is to recite 33 times ‘Subhaanallah’, 33 times ‘Alhamdulillah’ and 34 times ‘Allahu Akbar’ 2. It is sunnah to recite Tasbeeh-e-Faatimi after the fardh salaah and before retiring to bed. 3. Hadhrat Ka’b bin… read more »

Correct tasbeeh after salaah

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Q: What is the correct zikr to recite after each salaah 1. 33x SubhanAllah 33x Alhumdulillah 34x Allahu Akbar Or 33x SubhanAllah 33x Alhumdulillah 33x Allahu Akbar 1x Laailaaha illallahu wahdahu La sharikalahu lahul mulku Walahul humdu wahuwa ala Kulli shayin qadeer. I am confused as I understand both are mentioned in the hadith. Which… read more »