Can I Pray Asr at an Earlier Time Due to Work?

Shaykh Tabraze Azam answers a question related to performing the Asr prayer at an earlier time due to work commitments, according to the Hanafi school of thought.   Question: Assalaam Alaykum Respected shaykh(s), I have an issue in that I find it difficult to pray Asr at the later (predominant) Hanafi time due to work commitments (there […]

Is My Prayer Valid If I Recite Silently?

Shaykh Abdurrahim Reasat answers a question related to the audibility of recitation in prayer, according to the Hanafi school of thought.   Question: Assalamu alaikum, I only recently learned that one must move their lips during recitation in prayer. Are all of my past prayers invalid? Does that ruling also apply to duas made throughout […]

Bowing and Placing Elbows in Prayer

Answered by Ustadh Torab Torabi Question: Please advise as to if the elbows should point out during bowing in Prayer or kept straight? Furthermore, please advise on if straightening the back after bowing includes keeping the neck straight. Should a person look forward as opposed to downwards in this position? (Hanafi positions appreciated please) Answer: Salaam Alaikum […]