Invalidation of Prayer by Inaccurate Pronunciation

Ustadh Jamir Meah clarifies the rulings on mistakes in pronunciation during prayer and what one can do to rectify them.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. A long time ago I read an answer to a question on a different site which has been causing problems I could not resolve until now. […]

Pronunciation Errors in Prayer

Ustadh Farid Dingle clarifies questions about pronunciation in prayer. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. For almost a year now I have had a problem regarding the validity of prayers due to errors in pronounciation. I will therefore describe the situation in extensive detail so as to exclude any misunderstanding and to ensure an […]

Should One Do the Prostration of Forgetfulness Due to Pronunciation Errors?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salaamu alaykum, In Salah,is the prostration of forgetfulness required if one repeats verses due to pronunciation errors? (Hanafi School) Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, You should not be repeating verses due to pronunciation errors. For the most part, such non-deliberate errors are completely excused. Further, even reciting with correct tajwid […]

What Can I Do About Anxiety in Prayer and Waswas Regarding My Pronunciation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum. During prayer I tend to spend a lot of time correcting my words. Sometimes I end up reading it 5/6 times. Also at the start of an obligatory prayer I get anxious and don’t think Allah will accept my prayer. What can i do to get rid […]

Repeating Phrases Like “Allahu Akbar” in Prayer Due to Bad Pronunciation

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: [1] Is repeating phrases like Allah u Akbar allowed in the salah if they were not correctly pronounced once.. many times it happens that i am able to say “Allah u Ak” “bar” is not pronounced properly one time so i repeat it and say “Bar” again clearly. Does […]