Category Archives: Prayer

The Method for Making Up Prayers

The following question was asked of a marja`: I am a thirty year old lady and in the past I had been negligent in making all of the five daily prayers when I was younger. Whenever I make one of … Continue reading

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Several Jumu`ah Prayers Due to Lack of Space

The following enquiry was made by the marja` of Kuwait, Imam `Abdullah ibn Khalaf ibn Dahyan, to another marja`: There is a recorded statement by Imam Mansur al-Buhuti[1] in his Cliff Notes on the Uttermost Boundary[2] regarding the Jumu`ah prayer. … Continue reading

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Elderly People Praying on Chairs

The following query was put forward to the marja`: At the back of the masjid, chairs have been placed for the elderly – who cannot stand – to sit on and pray but they are behind the congregational rows where … Continue reading

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Women and Adulthood

The following question was asked: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, If there is a young lady that did not receive her monthly cycle until she reached eighteen years of age, should she obligated to pray and fast at thirteen … Continue reading

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Touching Wife or Shaking Hands and Nullification of Wudu’

The following enquiry was made to the maraji`: Does a man shaking hands with his wife or touching her upon entering the house nullify his wudu’? May Allah reward you with good for your answer.   The marja,` Imam `Abdur-Rahman … Continue reading

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Prayer at Secular University

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I live in Canada and leave from my house to go to university every day from the hours of 8am to 6pm. During my time at … Continue reading

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The Status of a Marriage to an Apostate or Unbeliever

The Shaikh, the Imam, the Marja`, the `Alim, Al-`Allamah Mustafa as-Suyuti ar-Ruhaibani mentioned about the marriage in question and any marriage like it: If one of the married couple that is not a Jew or Christian becomes a Muslim or … Continue reading

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Is Prostration Starting with the Knees or the Hands First?

The following question was asked: As-Salaamu `Alaikum, The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, said, “There is no prostration like the prostration of the stud camel.” Is this a weak hadith? If someone should prostrate … Continue reading

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