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Making the palms of the hands and the fingers face the direction of the ears when raising the hands in prayer contradicts the sunnah

Imam Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyah-May Allah have mercy upon him-stated in his book ‘Raising the hands in prayer’, pg 281: ‘What is recommended is that his palms face towards the direction of the Qiblah and that he does not make them face towards his ears. Our scholars (the Hanbalis) and the Shafi’is have cleary mentioned(…)

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Can A Woman Pray Wearing Niqab? – Answered by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Can A Woman Pray Wearing Niqab? Answered by Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) [Watch Video with English captions Here] Question: Noble Shaykh, may Allah preserve you, what is the ruling for the woman wearing gloves and niqab while she establishes the prayer?  Shaykh Uthaymeen: As for her wearing gloves, then no problem if she is not in(…)

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The Description of the Fear Prayer – by Shaykh Muhammad Bazmool

The Description of the Fear Prayer By: Shaykh Muhammad Bazmool (Taken from Explanation of the Prophet’s Prayer Described pg. 140)[1] The fear prayer has a number of descriptions; each description is in accordance to the level of the fighting: The First Description:  That the Muslims performs the prayer by gesturing, neither bowing nor prostrating; only(…)

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How one in Salat replies to Salaam, in accordance with Sunnah

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma ba’d How one in Salat replies to Salaam, in accordance with Sunnah Recently, someone asked Shaykh Saalih as-Suhaymee (hafidhahullaah) : “How did the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) respond to someone giving (him) salams while he was praying?“ The Shaikh said the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihi wa(…)

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Sunnah Prayers Explained – Shaykh Bin Baz (rahimahullaah) – [Must Read]

Sunnah Prayers Explained by Shaykh Bin Baz May Allah have Mercy upon him Question: What are the Rawatib (Sunnah Prayers associated with Obligatory Prayers) which can be made up if the person misses them? Shaykh Bin Baz: The Rawatib which the Prophet, peace be upon him, used to preserve are twelve Rakats, these are the(…)

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The Ruku’ of the Messenger (sallaallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) – Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Umar Baazmool

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma ba’d The Ruku’ of the Messenger (sallaallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), by Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Umar Baazmool Taken From the Book: Sharh Sifah Salatin Nabee‘ (Explanation of the Prophet’s Prayer Described) [currently being translated] What is the description of the rukoo’? The description of the rukoo’ is(…)

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