Prayer

When does the last third of the night begin and end? – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

Outset and end of the last third of night  [1] Q: It is reported in the Hadith that Allah descends every night to the lowest heaven in the last third of the night [2]. When does the last third of the night begin and end? A: There are Mutawatir Hadiths (a Hadith reported by a significant number of narrators(…)

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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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Who has more right to be the imam for the prayer? Young Boy who memorized more Qur’an or the Adult? – Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzan

Question: Who has more right to be the imam for the prayer? Is it the young boy who has not reached puberty but he has (memorized) half of the Quran or is it the adult who has (memorize) five juz (of Quran) but he also has (knowledge) from the sunnah just as Aqeedah (belief), hadeeth(…)

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Cutting the Prayer to Move Away from One who Smells – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: Noble Shaykh, if I stand within the congregational prayer and the one standing next to me reeks with the scent of smoke can I change my place after the opening Takbeer and stand in another place if the smell is too much for me? Answer: If one is standing in the rank next to(…)

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Spanking the Children for other than the Prayer – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: Noble Shaykh, is it permissible to spank the child who is under ten years old for the prayer, and is he to be spanked for other than the prayer, such as for discipline? And at what age can he be spanked? Answer: As for spanking him for the prayer, then it is not permissible(…)

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Supplicating within the Prayer in other than the Arabic Language – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling of supplication within the prayer in a language other than Arabic; specifically for a man who is not good in the Arabic language? Answer: Supplicating in other than the Arabic language for a person who does not know Arabic is permissible, whether it be in the prayer or outside of(…)

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The Fitna of Music in the Masjid – A warning against musical ringtones – A reminder from Shaykh Abdur Razzaq Al Badr

In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful; all praises belong to Allah the Lord of all that exists and I bear witness that nothing has the right to be worshipped except for Allah alone without partners.  And I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may the Salat and(…)

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How far should I walk to a Sutrah after Imam finished the Prayer? – Answered by Shaykh Al Albani (may Allah have mercy upon him)

Question: If a person comes late to the congregational prayer, and he catches three rakats of Thur prayer, then the Imaam finishes the prayer; how far should he walk in order to pray behind a sutrah? Shaykh Al Albani: He should walk a distance, such that if he is seen, no one will say that he isnot praying. Question: If someone says(…)

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Wearing dirty clothes is not from humility – Explained by Shaykh Fawzan

Questioner: May Allah grant you good. The questioner says: An Imaam of a masjid has a lot of money; but when he comes to the prayer, he comes wearing a dirty Izar and a dirty shirt. And when I say to him: “Why don’t you buy some new clothes for the prayer”? He says: “Whoever(…)

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Beautification in Prayer – By: Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzan

BEAUTIFICATION IN PRAYER  By: Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzan Question: May Allaah treat you well. The questioner says: the imam of the masjid possesses a lot of wealth, but when he comes to the prayer; he wears a dirty Izaar (bottom waist wrap) and a dirty garment. When I say to him why doesn’t he purchase new(…)

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Free E-Book – Common Mistakes in Prayer by Shaykh Muhammad Bazmool

[Free E-Book – Download PDF Here] Source: http://mtws.posthaven.com Related Links: Meaning of Pecking Like A Rooster, Looking Around Like A Fox, Squatting Like A Monkey in Salah Why is it that we can’t attach our feet to each other’s feet in Salaah? Related posts: [E-Book] The Descripitions of the Prophets Prayer from Pure Sunnah With illustrations – Shaykh(…)

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[E-Book] The Descripitions of the Prophets Prayer from Pure Sunnah With illustrations – Shaykh Muhammad Bazmool

[Click Here to Read or Download PDF] This eBook MAY be copied, used, and distributed for FREE, for Da’wah and teaching purposes only. It may not be printed and sold for profit without the permission of al-Binaa ebook publishing and MTWS Publishing. Publisher’s Information: MTWS Publishing / Markaz Tawheed was-Sunnah Translator: Raha ibn Donald Batts Translation Verified By: Aboo Qaylah(…)

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Some Mistakes Made concerning the manner of raising the hands With the Takbeer

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Some Mistakes Made concerning the manner of raising the hands With the Takbeer From the contradictions of the Sunnah regarding the manner of raising the hands with the Takbeer, is what some of the worshipers do. From that: 1. Raising the hands under the shoulders to(…)

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Student of knowledge does not pray in the Masjid ? – Answered by Shaykh Abdur Rahman Al Baraak

 Student of knowledge does not pray in the Masjid ? Answered by Shaykh Abdur Rahman Al Baraak [Click Here to Watch the Video] Questioner: What is your view of a student of knowledge who does not pray in congregation, and when there is a discussion concerning this issue he says: “I examined the proofs and(…)

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Guidelines to Conduct a Self- Assessment – Ibn al-Qayyim

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Guidelines to Conduct a Self- Assessment By Ibn Il-Qayyim (d.751H) who said, “And mankind, with regard to their performance of prayer are of five levels: The First: The level of the one who is negligent and wrongs his soul. He is the one who falls short in performing(…)

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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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Proposing to a Woman who Does not Cover in Hopes of Changing Her – Shaykh Muhammad Firkoos

Proposing to a Woman who Does not Cover in Hopes of Changing Her by Shaykh Muhammad Firkoos Question: Is it permissible to propose to a woman who prays but does not cover (i.e. she is Mutabarrijah), intending to compel her to wear the Jilbaab after marriage? What is your advice? Answer: All the praise is(…)

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[Excellent Read] Etiquettes within the Houses of Allah (Masaajid) – Mustafa George

Etiquettes within the Houses of Allah Mustafa George DeBerry (hafidhahullaah) بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Every Muslim is aware of the sacredness of the Houses of Allah. The Masjid was from the first matters of importance that the Prophet Mohammed (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) attended to upon his arrival in(…)

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