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Mistakes in Tajwid

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I have heard that in surah al fatiha ” اَلۡحَمۡدُ ” has to be pronounced from the throat. I have pronounced all my previous prayers without pronouncing it from my throat. Dose all my previous prayers are invalid? Answer: assalamu alaykum No, this does not invalidate your […]

Recitation Errors in Prayer.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I am learning to pray with tajwid but it makes me very self conscious…sometimes I repeat a word many times to correct it…Do these mistakes invalidate the prayer? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Most recitation errors are excusable. Focus on your pronunciation outside of the prayer, and […]

Mistake in Sajda al-Sahw

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if making mistakes in the forgetfulness prostration invalidates the prayer.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What do I do when I make a mistake in sajda al-sahw [forgetfulness prostration]? And I mean the sajda al-sahw that you do by giving salam to the right and then […]

Should I Apply the Rules of Tajwid When Reciting Remembrances?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Should a person apply the rules of tajwid while reciting/reading morning and evening dhikrs (rememberance of Allah) ? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The specific rules of tajwid (ghunna/madd) are applicable to the Qur’an alone, as Shaykh Ali Hani confirmed when I consulted him about this […]

Does a Mistake in the Recitation of the Fatiha Invalidate My Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum In the Zuhr prayer I most likely recited ‘an’ in ‘an amta’ with an ‘Ain’ sound. I however did not stop and correct this and completed the Fatiha. Does this invalidate my prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, the majority [if not all] unintentional recitation […]

Is My Prayer Still Valid If I Fail to Recite the Tashahud Correctly?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is my prayer still valid if I recite the tashahud erroneously in one place, like saying the letter “alif” instead of the letter “ayn”? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Yes, your prayer would be valid as the vast majority of pronunciation errors don’t affect the validity or soundness of […]

Should I Repeat All My Prayers Because of Mistakes in the Fatiha?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:As salaamu alaykum, If someone has been reading a letter of the Fatiha incorrectly for some time but is not sure how long does he need to repeat all his past prayers? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and faith, […]

Mistakes in Recitation During my Prayers: How not to Loose Hope of Them Being Accepted?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalaamu alaikum I know the rules of Tajwid but I always make mistakes in my recitation during prayer because it is difficult for me to remember those rules. I cry a lot because of that because my prayers will never be accepted. What should I do? Answer: Wa alaikum […]

Should I Stop Reciting the Qur’an Because of my Mistakes?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I think my recitation of Qur’an is full of mistakes. I do have intention to improve this. Should I continue to recite or should I wait until it is improved? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, […]

Using a Mushaf With Color Coded Tajwid Rules

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is there a particular preference for the Uthmani script when beginners (especially children) recite the qur’an? Should beginners (especially children) recite qur’an from the tajweed they remember (by memory) or should they use a qur’an that gives them hints or clues of the tajweed rules applied? Answer: Wa alaikum […]