Prayer

September 9, 2022 1 min

What If I Am Unsure about Reciting Sura Fatiha in the Prayer?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question What should I do if I don’t remember whether I read sura Fatiha or not,  what should I do? Answer Reciting the Fatiha and a sura or three verses after the opening Takbir is mandatory (wajib). If one does not remember whether one recited the Fatiha or not with […]
September 9, 2022 1 min

Do I Need to Perform Sajdat al-Sahw If I Don’t Raise a Finger in Tashahhud?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Is Sajdat al-Sahw compulsory in the following cases? If I forget to raise a finger in tashahhud or think I didn’t raise it If I don’t say bismillah before reading a sura Answer Raising a finger and pronouncing the basmala before the Fatiha in every rak’a is an emphasized […]
September 8, 2022 2 mins

What Is the Ruling in Case of Doubt about the Transfer of Impurity?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I just recently discovered that my 23-year-old brother does not wash after he urinates from drops on the toilet seat, and we all use the same toilet. What do we do with him and ourselves? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Purification is Based […]
September 7, 2022 1 min

Do I Shorten My Prayers When Working Regularly in Travel Distance?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I work in London but have a family in Nottingham. I traverse London Nottingham every week, spending four nights of work days in London. Is it permissible for me to shorten prayers while working in London? Answer Yes, you should shorten your prayers when you go to London for […]