Monthly Archives: November 2011

Delaying prayer until night-time because of work

Q: Many workers delay Zuhr and ‘Asr prayers until night-time, giving the excuse that they are too busy at work or that their clothes are najis (impure) or not clean. What advice can you give them?A: Praise be to Allaah. It is not … Continue reading

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He hears the call to prayer but he does not respond

Q: What is the ruling on one who hears the adhaan and even the iqaamah and the prayer itself, but does not come to pray? What is the ruling on one who prays Jumu’ah (Friday prayer) only?A: Praise be to Allaah. If a … Continue reading

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Reciting al-Faatihah during prayer

Q: My question relates to the correct manner of praying Farz salaat behind an Imaam, specifically the recital of surah Al Fatiha. 1. Is it obligatory on us to quietly recite surah Al Fatiha whilst the Imaam recites it aloud, during the … Continue reading

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Why do we pray five times each day?

Q: I read in the Qur’aan that a man should pray three times: before sunrise, after sunset and in the middle of the day. So why do we pray five times? I hope that you will not give me the story … Continue reading

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Are the five daily prayers mentioned in the Qur’aan?

Q: The Holy Qur’an, Surah 30: Al Rum 17 “SO (GIVE) GLORY TO ALLAH, WHEN YE REACH EVENTIDE AND WHEN YE RISE IN THE MORNING;” 18 “YEA,TO HIM BE PRAISE, IN THE HEAVENS AND ON EARTH; AND IN THE LATE AFTERNOON … Continue reading

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Rights of Allah

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Salih al-`Uthaymeen Rights Basic to the Natural Human Constitution, and Affirmed by Divine Law © 1994 The Daar of Islamic Heritage Allah’s Rights upon His creation are the rights that must be kept the most. Allah is … Continue reading

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Rights of the Prophet (pbuh)

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Salih al-`Uthaymeen Rights Basic to the Natural Human Consitution and Affirmed by Divine Laws © 1994 The Daar of Islamic Heritage Rights of the Prophet are the most important, after the rights of Allah. There is no … Continue reading

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