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Dementia and Salah

Question: Respected My elder Bhabi(sister in law) father who resides in Bangladesh, is old and has dementia which has caused loss of memory to the extend that he is unable to remember what he performs and prays in his Salah, in this situation what would be the ruling in respect …

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WOMEN MAKING JAMAAT

Question: My question is, Can ladies make their own jammat for praying any Fard Salat? Mufti Akmal from Pakistan, he tells it makruh tahreemi, is it right? Please provide me detail explanation if it is allowed, if not allowed, or it can be allowed in some exception. Also please explain …

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BREAK SALAH IN FEAR OF ATTACK

Question: Are you allowed to break your salah if you feel like 90% certainty that someone is about to attack you or the congregation in order to defend? Or do you let them attack as you may die as a shaheed? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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MISTAKE IN NIYYAT IN SALAH

Question: As-salaamu alaykum wa rahmat Allah, I have a few questions related to intention in prayer: 1) If I go to pray Isha and for some reason my tongue slips and I accidentally say, “I make intention to pray maghrib” is my prayer valid if I continue, or do I …

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BECOMING PAAK DURING JOURNEY – QASAR

Question: Assalamualykum mufti. A woman leaves her hometown mpumalanga travels to Johannesburg where she stays for 4 days then she goes to pietermaritzburg where she stays for a further 7 days and then she goes to durban where she stays for 6 days. When she left home she was in …

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FAJR SUNNATS WHILST JAMAAT HAS COMMENCED

Question: what should I do if I did not perform my Fajr Sunnats and upon reaching the Masjid, the congregational Salaat commenced? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Ideally a person should perform the Sunnats at home. [1] If for …

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READING MISSED TARAWEEH AFTER WITR

Question: Asalamu Alaykum, If one misses a few rakahs of taraweeh, and then he prays witr with the jammah in the masjid. Can he make those rakahs of taraweeh up after the witr, on his own? I know that taraweeh is not waajib in the first place. But I would …

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PLACE OF SAJDAH IN SURAH SAAD

Question: Slms. Hope you are ok. Where does sajdah need to be made in para 23, sura sad? Jzk.   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Sajdah should be made after the word “حسن مآب”. If the Sajdah is made …

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MINOR LEADING TARAWEEH

Question: Slms Respected Mufti Saheb, we have a Hafiz who is 14 years of age and his beard and moustache has appeared. However, when asked, he said he is not baligh. Can he lead Taraweeh? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi …

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WOMEN WORKING AFTER JUMU’AH ADHAN

Question: Assalamu  Alaikum  Mufti saab My daughter is working at an Islamic Pre-School as a teacher. On Friday she knocks of 12:40. Jummah Azzan is at 12. Would this be acceptable? She does not pray at the Masjid   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most …

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