September 21, 2023 3 mins

Can I Use Two Different Calculation and Estimation (Taqdir) Methods for Isha and...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I live in Scandinavia, where Isha and Fajr do not appear under certain months from late spring to late summer. Even Isha, according to the red twilight (Shafaq al-Ahmar), will become very late and then stop to appear. When I use an estimation (taqdir) for my prayer times, is […]
September 21, 2023 2 mins

What Do I If My Compass Keeps Showing the Qibla To Be In Different Directions?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question When I used to pray, I would pray at one spot, but then I found out this wasn’t the direction of the qibla, so I used my compass and found the correct direction. Then, when I would check this area with the compass again, the compass would have a different […]
September 19, 2023 2 mins

Obeying My Mother or Praying Jumu‘a

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question My parents are non-Muslims, and my mother gets very upset every time I go to the mosque. Is it necessary for me to stop going to Jumma and Eid prayers if my mother will be upset with me? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate […]
September 17, 2023 2 mins

When Is the Makruh Time of Maghrib Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I asked a scholar when maghrib makruh time came in, and he said 20 minutes after adhan. I would pray maghrib 25-33 minutes after the adhan, so I repented and decided to make up all the maghrib prayers I had prayed. But I found an answer from another scholar […]