Prayer

May 13, 2022 3 mins

How Do We Understand the Hadith on Yawning and the Shaytan?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question How do we understand the hadiths on yawning and the Shaytan? Does ٍShaytan cause us to yawn every time or just in prayer? Does he literally enter us if we don’t cover our mouths with our hands? I read another hadith that said, “Sneezing, dozing and yawning during […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

What Should I Do if I Forgot to Perform the First Tashahud?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question While praying I forgot whether I recited the first tashahhud or not. I didn’t do any prostration of forgetfulness (sajdat al-sahw) until a couple of minutes later deliberately since I am still not really understanding when to do this prostration. Is the first tashahhud mandatory (wajib)? Answer In the […]
May 12, 2022 2 mins

What Should I Do If I Failed to Perform the Forgetfulness Prostrations?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question While praying isha, I recited durood sharif in the first sitting, then I was supposed to make sujud as sahw but didn’t know how to do it so I remade the prayer; is this permissible? And before that I had finished my prayer with doubts, and I should have […]
May 11, 2022 3 mins

Can One Pray Sitting Because of Living with One’s Islamophobic Family?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My revert friend only gets a few minutes time window during dhuhr when she is alone, so along with it, she offers qada (make-ups) of all other prayers. Will she be held responsible for missing salah at their right time due to family threats and being impossible for her […]