Qibla Direction and Prayer Validity

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about coming to realize that one has given others the wrong qibla direction. Question: Insha Allah this finds you very well. I wanted to ask about a situation related to the prayer validity and the qibla. Some months ago we had friends visit our home to which we had recently […]

Where Should One Look During Prayer in the Maliki School?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: What is the maliki position on where the eyes should be when sitting and standing while praying? Answer: According to Imam Malik, one has the face towards the Qibla as Allah says, “So turn your faces towards the Sacred Mosque” (Quran 2:144).  So, during sitting and standing, one would […]

Praying Rulings for The Sick, Injured, and Hospitalized

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: After surgery, a relative can barely move, doesn’t have his balance, lost his hearing in one ear, and cannot speak properly because of loss of muscle control in his face. While he is in the hospital, they are having him urinate into a bottle, and he cannot take a […]

Facing the General Direction of the Qibla When the Exact Direction is Known

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can one face the general direction of the qibla when the exact direction is known (such as facing directly East when the exact direction is East of North East, for example)? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful May Allah’s peace & blessings be upon His […]