Forced to Sit without Tahiyat al Masjid

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the sunna of tahiyat al masjid and whether it is best to sit down during the iqama or to stand. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I live in an area where there is only one mosque within walking distance and it is the local mosque affiliated […]

Does Leaving Out the Call to Commence (Iqama) Invalidate or Affect my Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum, If I omit to perform the Iqama does it nullify my prayer? Answer: walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The call to commence (iqama) is a confirmed sunna for men–as the basis of their prayer is the group […]

Maliki Ruling on Calling the Adhan and Iqama in the Ears of Newborns

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: What is the Maliki ruling on calling the Adhaan & Iqamaah in the ears of newborn children? Answer: Imam Malik on Calling the Adhan and Iqaama in the Ears of a Newborn According to Imam Malik, the practice of calling the Adhaan & Iqamaah in the ears of newborn […]

Giving the Call to Prayer (adhan) in an area where it is already given

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: We offer prayers in Jamat at our office without giving Adan because we all hear Adan from near surroundings.   Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the best of health and spirits, insha’Allah. According to the Hanafi school, if the call to prayer […]

Differences Between the Adhan & Iqama

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: What are the differences between the adhan and iqama? Answer: assalamu `alaykum Generally, the call to prayer (adhan) and the call to commence (iqama) are the same. However, there are a few differences between them, which include: 1. The additional wording of “the prayer has commenced” (qad qamat al-salat) […]

Islamic Knowledge Podcasts

Download podcasts directly onto your device by visiting the SeekersHub Podcast or click on each individual link for direct download. . The Prophet – A Tremendous Blessing In His Book, Allah Most High describes the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) as a person of tremendous character. In this khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains what a tremendous blessing […]