Salah/Prayer

The Miracle that Occurs Between Adhān, Iqāmah and Salah…

Alḥamdulillāh… All praise and thanks are due to the Almighty Allāh. I send peace and blessings upon Habībī Muḥammad, his household, companions and all those who follow his guided path. The most significant symbol of Islām is the ṣalāh. The best ṣalāh in rewards is that performed in a congregation.  Every proper ṣālah requires adhān […]


Q&A: Praying Isha instead of Maghrib

Question I said my Isha prayers instead of Magrib and later my alarm signaled me for Isha prayers, what should I do? Answer Forgetfulness is part of human nature. That’s why one is not punished due to forgetfulness, even if results in severe consequences. However, praying (solat) is an act of worship. Every act of […]


Q&A: Baby’s Urine, Purification and Salah

Question As a mother, during prayers, my son came and stood in front of me and urinated and the urine touched my dress. I want to know; what I should do in cases like this? Answer The urine of a baby, be it of a boy or a girl is unclean. However, the urine of […]


Q&A: Illegitimate Child Leading in Salah

  Question Can an illegitimate child lead in prayer as an Imam? Answer There’s no evidence in Islam, that an illegitimate child cannot be an Imam for Salah. This is to say, an illegitimate child can, just like any eligible Muslim male, lead in prayers an an Imam. This is provided he possesses piety, reads […]


Q&A: One Person’s Tarawih

  Question: Can one person perform Tarāwīḥ alone? Answer: Yes… One can perform Tarawih alone, at home, or at his workplace. You can also do it in the mosque, when there’s no one in the mosque doing Tarawih, except you. Actually, Tarawīh was done individually, during the time of the Prophet, āallā Allahu ʿalaihi wa […]


How to Make Utmost Use of Our Tarawih

Outline Introduction Background Can We Actually Hold Qurʾan in Ṣalāh? Benefits of holding Qurʾan in Tarāwīḥ Adab(s) to Observe When Following the Imām with Qurʾan How Would I Know Where the Imām Reads From? Conclusion Introduction Alḥamdulillāh… Infinite thanks and praises are due to Allāh, Lord of the month of Ramaḍān and the other eleven […]


Qiyamullail… Its Enhancers, Etiquettes and Stories

Outline Introduction Enhancers of Qiyamillail Etiquettes of Qiyamillail What did Rasulullah s.a.w do Before his Qiyam? Remembering Allah after waking up Performing Wudhu Performing the Qiyam Note After Qiyam Stories and Quotes Conclusion Introduction Alhamdulillah unlimited; all praise is due to Allah. All thanks are for Allah. All good is in the Good Hands of […]


8 Secrets For A More Rewarding Ramadan

Outline Introduction Reading Al-Qur’an Constant Remembrance of Allah (Zikr) Giving Sadaqah Being Helpful and Kind Performing Ṣalāh in Congregation What About the Sunan (the Voluntary Prayers)? Al-Kalimah Al-Tayyibah Doing a Small Da’wah to a Non-Muslim External Links for More Readings Conclusion Introduction Alhamdulillah; all praises are due to Allāh. All thanks are for Alalh. All good are in […]


Why Do I Find it Difficult to Pray?

Outline Introduction Solat is a Heavy Duty Indeed How Do We Motivate Ourselves to Steadily Adhere to Solat? Remember that Solat was Decreed and Prescribed by Allah, s.w.t. Visualize the Rewards Awaiting those Who Establish Solat Be Mindful of the Consequences of Missing Solat Let’s Seek Our Provision Through Performing Solat Our Sense of Value […]