January 25, 2023 2 mins

Do I Have to Perform Sujud Al-Sahw If I Was About to Go into Ruku’ after Recit...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question In ‘Isha prayer, I was on 2nd raka’a and almost went down for ruku’ before saying another sura after Fatiha. I was saying, “Allahu Akbar,” I stopped at “Al,” then went back to say surat al-Ikhlas and continued and did not do sujud al-sahw. Is this correct? Answer In […]
January 24, 2023 2 mins

Do I Have to Repeat My Prayers If I Mispronounce Some Words?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have been suffering from doubts in my prayers (OCD). Today I learned that I might have been mispronouncing “ghayril maghdubi” as “ghayrin maghdubi”. I correct my pronunciation in prayer when I notice, but sometimes I permit myself to rush because of my anxiety and fear I make the […]
January 24, 2023 2 mins

Is It Permissible to Pray ’Asr Prayer before Qada Prayer(s)?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Qada prayers are not permitted 30 minutes before Maghrib, and I have asked you before: what happens if I have to pray qada prayer(s) but Asr time is still on, and I have prayed the ‘Asr prayer of that day? You said to pray the Asr prayer first and […]
January 23, 2023 1 min

Is It Disliked to Pray behind an Imam Who Follows Another School?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question Is praying behind a non-Hanafi imam makruh? Answer The position of many leading scholars is that you should pray behind anyone who is qualified to lead, no matter which of the four schools he follows. That is most in line with the spirit of Islam and the command of […]