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 […]

Does Raising My Voice in Prayer Invalidate It?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu’alaykum I was praying and I mistakenly voiced out a little of the du’a before the salaam even though it was not loud. Is my prayer still valid? When I’m praying my blouse’s zip makes a little sound with my movements. Can this invalidate my prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum […]

Must I Repeat Prayers Behind an Imam With a Short Beard or Bare Head?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have been advised that a prayer must be repeated if it is performed behind someone who does not have a fist length beard or his head covered and wears short sleeved clothing. Is it correct? Should I pray alone when on more than one occasion I have noticed […]