Wrong Number of Cycles During Prayer

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I prayed maghrib prayer in 4 cycles instead of 3, would this invalidate the prayer ? Also dose going back to repeat a missed step during the prayer when remembering soon after invalidate the prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, If you sat for the final […]

Swaying in Prayer

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Sometimes I find myself rocking slightly up and down and/or rocking back and forth in prayer, usually in the standing or tashahud positions. Sometimes when I do this while standing, a part of my heel may even lift off of the ground. Does this motion invalidate my […]

Shares of a Bank

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I work in a bank and as part of my work we are given employee benefits such as being able to own shares. What is the ruling regarding this? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, it would not be permitted to purchase or own shares or […]

Making Up Fasts

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Last Ramadan, I missed 10 fasts due to an illness. Do I have to make them up before this coming Ramadan 2019 and will I be sinful if I don`t? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you do not need to make up your missed fasts […]

Touching a Younger Brother

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a younger brother. He kisses and sucks my breast, and I kiss his belly and suck his nipple as sign of caress. Is it permissible? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I pray you are well. While it may not be sinful in […]

Nosebleed and Wudu

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum If a nosebleed occurs when blowing water in your nose, should you stop blowing water into your nose? Also your nose wont be able to recover because of constantly blowing water in your nose. Should you skip blowing water? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh […]

Keeping Wudu in Prayer.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling on trying to avoid releasing gas during salat? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I pray you are well. Praying whilst needs to break wind or relieve yourself is prohibitively disliked. It is superior to end the prayer, renew one’s wudu, […]

Awra (Nudity).

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Can you please explain in detail the awra (nudity) of a man in different situations, in front of men, women, unmarriagable kin and so forth? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. ‘Awra and Modesty It is impermissible for a man […]

Teenager’s Moustache.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I came across the Hadith concerning the trimming and shaving of moustache under the chapter of combing the hair. My family follow the Hanafi school. Is my 15 years old boy required to trim or shave his moustache? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, He should trim […]

Reciting Quran in a State of Janaba.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I know that we shouldn’t read the Quran while in janaba but I was too shy to tell my cousin I was in janaba when she ask me to read for her. so I read Quran while in Janaba. What should I do? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam […]