Imam Sitting on Chair for Taraweeh

Q: Can the Imaam sit on a chair and lead taraweeh prayers? A: Yes the Imam may sit and lead the salaah of a congregation that is standing behind him. However, the condition for this is that the sitting Imam must be able to perform a full sajda. If his sujood is done via movements […]

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Imam Sitting on Chair for Taraweeh

Q: Can the Imaam sit on a chair and lead taraweeh prayers? A: Yes the Imam may sit and lead the salaah of a congregation that is standing behind him. However, the condition for this is that the sitting Imam must be able to perform a full sajda. If his sujood is done via movements […]

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Masah on Leather Socks

Q: I do wudu, pray salaat, (e.g. fajr) and thereafter put on my leather socks before my wudu breaks, about half an hour after I’ve prayed fajr. I then break my wudu (by passing wind or going to the toilet). I then do wudu for zuhr, however this time I do masah on my leather […]

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Traveller and Salaah in Madinah

Q: We travel for umrah  and to Madinah very often. I wanted to know since we are musafir, how do we pray our salaah in the haram? Do we pray a separate musafir salaah and then salaah in jamah is read as a qadha of a previous salaah? A: If you are performing Salaah alone […]

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Dua for Istinja

Q: Is there a dua for making Istinja? I do not mean the dua for entering and leaving the toilet. A: According to our research, there is no Du'aa to be recited at the time of Istinjaa.  Allah Ta'aala knows best. Moulana Yusuf Laher Checked by: Mufti Siraj Desai

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Discharge While Urinating

Q: When I go to the toilet to relieve myself, some sperm drops comes out while urinating. Is ghusul wajib for that? A. The drops which come out at the time of urinating is Wadi and not sperm. Wadi breaks Wudhu and not Ghusl. Ghusl does not become compulsory after Wadi has been released. (Raddul […]

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Hajj Badal

Q: If we send someone for Hajj Badal (to send someone on behalf of another person for Hajj), is it necessary that that person must have perfomed his Hajj previously? Can we send someone on whom Hajj is Fardh, but he did not perform his own Hajj? A. Why are you sending someone for Haj […]

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