Prayer (Shafii)

November 29, 2022 2 mins

Is It Valid for a Different Imam to Lead the Prayer than the One Who Delivers th...

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  There is a masjid in the community wherein they have a khateeb to deliver the sermon, but a different imam leads the Jumu’a prayer. Is this acceptable? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. May Allah alleviate our difficulties and guide us to that which […]
November 18, 2022 2 mins

How to Understand the Irregular Bleeding after Getting an IUD (Non-hormonal) for...

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I have a lot of irregular bleeding after getting an IUD (non-hormonal) for birth control. I am getting new bleeding often, which is more than spotting. I get random heavy brownish bleeding that stays heavy for a whole week. Then one week later, even heavier bright red bleeding comes, […]
November 15, 2022 3 mins

When Does Laughing Break One’s Prayer in the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I would like to know the Shafi’i opinion on laughing in prayer. I heard it is “what is loud or when you can discern two letters.” What does this mean exactly? What would constitute “loud” if the person next to you could hear you? What if the sound you […]
November 13, 2022 3 mins

Are My Prayers Valid despite My Speech Impediment?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  First, I’d like to thank you for all the good things you’re doing for the Ummah on this website. May Allah bless you all, accept your good deeds, and make everything easy. I have a severe recurring speech impediment that often comes up in prayer. Sometimes I can recite […]