Which Days Are Recommended for One to Move into a New House?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Which days are recommended in Islam for one to move into a new house? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, After quite some searching, I am personally not aware of any hadith or principle that would suggest that any day is better for moving house […]

Would Scratching or Stretching My Hand Invalidate My Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum Would scratching or stretching my hand invalidate my prayer? Would pulling up my trousers using two hands invalidate my prayer? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. In the Hanafi school, excessive movement invalidates prayer. Excessive movement is defined as movement that an onlooker […]

My Wife Does Not Want to Move in With My Elderly Mother and Disabled Brother. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My elderly mother lives alone at home. I am her youngest child, and I live with my wife and children in our own home. I would like to move back in with my mother but my wife is does not want to because of the neighbourhood and my […]

What Are the Rulings Related to Fidgeting in Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, What are the rulings related to moving (fidgeting) in prayer? For example, are slight tremors a problem? Also, at what points in prayer is tranquillity required and what is the level of the requirement? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you […]

Is It Impermissible to Move Back and Forth While Reciting Qur’an?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamalaikum, I was visiting Saudi Arabia once and an arab lady over there told me that we should not move back and forth while reciting Quran because it imitates the jews, and she told me some hadith related to this. Is it impermissible for us to move back and […]