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How should the Night Prayer be Prayed?

Imaam al-Hajjaawee said in his book ‘Zaadul-Mustaqni`’ [a very summarised book on the Fiqh methodology of Imaam Ahmad rahimahullaah]: “And the Taraaweeh [prayer] is twenty units (rak`ahs).” Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah said in his explanation ‘ash-Sharhul Mumti`’ vol. … Continue reading

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Praying the Sunnah of Fajr Before Praying the Fajr Prayer – Even if the Time has Passed

Shaykh Abdul Azeez ibn Baz rahimahullaah was asked the following question: Q: I wake up late sometimes in the morning, and there are only six or seven minutes left till sunrise; & I perform ablution – so should I start … Continue reading

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Praying in Folded Garments

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah was asked the following question: Q: What is the ruling on a person folding his sleeves during the prayer? A: If he were to fold them because of the prayer then it enters into the … Continue reading

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The Takbeer (Saying ‘Allaahu Akbar’) in the Eid Prayer

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah in his Majmoo Fataawaa vol. 16 pge. 244 was asked the following question: Q: What is the ruling of the extra takbeers (saying ‘Allaahu akbar’) in the Eid prayer? And what is to be said … Continue reading

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Where Does the Row for the Prayer Start From?

Q: Where do the rows for prayer start? Do they start from (directly) behind the imam or from the right-hand side? A: The first row for the prayer starts from behind the imam and stretches to the right and left … Continue reading

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The Reward of Prayer & Reading the Quraan are Not to be Gifted to Anybody

Shaykh Abdul Azeez ibn Baaz rahimahullaah in his Majmoo` Fataawaa vol. 13 pg. 259 was asked the following question: Q: My mother cannot read or write, so it is permissible for me to read the Noble Quraan and pray supererogatory … Continue reading

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The Ruling of Tawaaf & Reading the Quraan on Behalf of the Deceased

Shaykh Abdul Azeez ibn Baaz rahimahullaah in his Majmoo` Fataawaa vol. 13 pg. 258 was asked the following question: Q: I perform tawaaf (circumambulation of the Ka`bah) occasionally; on behalf of one of my relatives, or my father, or my deceased … Continue reading

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