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  • Missed asr prayer and maghrib started in masjid

    Missed asr prayer and maghrib started in masjid

    Praise be to Allah. Sheikh al-Islam Ibn Taimiyya (may the mercy of Allah be upon him) said that he should pray maghrib with the imam (prayer leader), then pray asr afterwards, as agreed upon by all leading scholars. The question of does he repeat maghrib has two scholarly opinions: the first is that he repeats. This is the saying of…

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    Fajr prayer called while praying witr.

    Praise be to Allah. Yes, if the call to prayer was during his witr, he should complete the prayer and he is excused. This matter is part of the case of the timing of witr prayer: i.e., does witr end at the start of the timing of the fajr prayer or at the end of the timing of the fajr…

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    Person praying doubts whether passed wind.

    Praise be to Allah. If he knows without doubt that wind has passed, then he should leave the prayer. However, if he is in doubt but is not certain, then he should not leave unless he becomes certain–by hearing the wind pass or smelling it. If he finds that he has passed wind, he should leave; otherwise he should pay…

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    Interruption of Wudu – Islam Question & Answer

    Praise be to Allah. Continuity would not be disrupted by such an action (according to the most viable opinion) even if his body had dried, because he was delayed due to an action required for his purity. The same is true if he were to move from one faucet to another in search of water. However, if continuity were disrupted…

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    Someone is disturbed while praying

    Someone is disturbed while praying Source

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    Prayer starts and person needs to go to bathroom

    Praise be to Allah. He should go to the restroom and tend to the call of nature even if this means he will miss the jama’at (congregational prayer). The evidence: Abullah Bin Arqam said, “The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: ‘If one of you needed to go to the restroom and the salaat starts, he should start…

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    How Do You Stay Focused While Praying?

    Praise be to Allah. This happened to one of the Companions of the Prophet (blessings and peace be upon him) whose name is ‘Uthman ibn Abi Al-’As, (may Allah be pleased with him). ’Uthman came complaining to the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him), and said: “The Shaytan comes between me and my prayer and causes me problems with…

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    When Can You Pray After a Miscarriage?

    Praise be to Allah. This case depends on the type of blood. Is the blood what is known as post-natal bleeding (nifas) or vaginal bleeding (istihadah ) (but not part of her regular period)?  The scholars have declared the regulation in this matter. They said:  “If she sees the blood after the abortion of a formed human being, then it…

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    Is Circumcision Necessary for Conversion?

    Praise be to Allah. Thank you for submitting this question. The issue of circumcision is one of the issues which in several cases forms a barrier for some of those who want to enter the religion of Islam. The matter is easier than many people think.  Male circumcision in Islam As for circumcision, it is one of the symbols of…

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    FAQ’s About Muslim Dietary Restrictions | Facts about the Muslims & the Religion of Islam

    This article will provide the reader with basic information on Islamic dietary restrictions. It will explain what kinds of foods Muslims can consume according to Islamic law. Although Islam is a single religion, it is important to recognize that there are 1.3 billion Muslims in the world. Therefore, Muslims are not a homogenous group and one will find different practices…

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