Husband in Conflict with In-Laws

Ustadh Farid Dingle gives advice on how to heal relations between a husband and his in-laws, improve communication, and how the Fatiha is an excellent dua. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have been married for 7 yrs. Masha Allah everything has been fine but suddenly my husband’s behavior towards my family […]

Should I Follow a Fast Imam Even if It Entails Not Reciting the Fatiha? [Shafi'i School]

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: My question is in regards to reciting surah fatiha and following the imam. I was reciting surah fatiha behind the imam but the imam was so fast that when the imam was in ruku, I was still reciting fatiha. Is my prayer valid? Answer: Assalamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa […]

Praying Behind a Fast Imam

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is one’s prayer valid if he/she is not able to completely recite Surah Fatiha in 3rd or 4th rakat behind an imam because he went to ruku early?  I noticed that many imams recite surah fatiha in loud part (first 2 rakahs) slowly but during 3rd and 4th […]