Salaah

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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MEMORY FOAM PRAYER MAT

Question: Assalamu alaykum Some of the Arab countries are producing a prayer mat made of memory foam, called “sajjada dhakiyya.” Would sujud on such a prayer mat be valid, as it feels similar to a cushion or mattress? Jazakumulla khayra Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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FILLING THE SUFOOF

Question: While performing salah in jamah can i pull someone who is not close enough (not touching shoulder to shoulder) due to the fact that he joined bit later or has moved away in salah a bit away. Is it the duty of Imam to check and correct if not …

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DOUBT IN NUMBER OF RAK’AAT READ

Question:    i have read that hesitation in salah invalidates one’s prayer, is this correct? For example im performing isha and im doubting whether im in my 4th raka or i may have done an extra raka(5) then i hesitate whether i should break my salah or not but still …

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