Wiping The Face After Prayers

Bismillah wal hamdulillah washShalatu wasSalamu ‘Ala Rasulillah Some people, when they finish making du’a or after the prayers wipe their face.  Is wiping one’s face after supplications (du’a) or after finishing the prayer (taslim) acceptable? Some Muslims who care about the ...

Performing Prayer When Food Has Been Served or When in Need of the Call of Nature

Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions. We all have certainly experienced having to choose between prayer or eating when food ...

Should A Muslimah Qadha Her Missed Prayers Due To Period?

As Muslim women, we are sometimes negligent of performing prayer at the beginning of time, either because of busy work, taking care of household chores, being occupied with doing duties, traffic jams, and so on so forth. How does Islamic ...

Learn What To Do If We Forget Raka’at During Prayer

Bismillahir Ar Rahmanir Rahiim. In the name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Forgetfulness is a normal thing which can happen with any human being. Sometimes during prayer we forget or doubt how many number of raka’at we have completed and wonder ...

Prayer #18: Taslim (Salam)

  Each prayer always ends with the salutation and turning to the right and saying “assalamu’alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barokaatuh,” then turning to the left while saying, “assalamu’alaikum wa rahmatullaah.” 1. Narrated Wail bin Hujr, Radhiyallahu Anhu: I prayed with ...

Prayer#16: Tashahhud Awal (at second raka’at) & Prayer #17: Tashahhud Akhir (at Last Rakaat)

The Prophet, Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam, sat for tashahhud after two cycles. When the prayer is performed for only 2 cycles, like the Fajr prayer, then he sat iftirasy (seated on the left foot and his right foot ...

Prayer #14: Sitting in between the two prostrations & # 15: Rise to the next rakaat

  Prayer #14: Sitting in between the two prostrations After finishing the prostration, rise to recite takbir (Allahu Akbar) and then stretch out your left foot, sit upon your left foot, enforced by your right foot, and expose your toes to the ...

Prayer #12: Standing i’tidal

In a Muslim prayer, the Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam, raised both his hands while standing i’tidal (after ruku’) in the way as is done on takbiratul ihram.  As noted in the following hadiths:   1. Abu Hurairah, Radhiyallahu Anhu, ...

Prayer # 10: Recitation after Al-Fatiha

After reading Surah Al-Fatihah we can read any Surah we want from the Qur’an. As mentioned in the following hadith: Narrated Abu Huraira, Radhiyallahu Anhu: Allah’s Messenger, Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam, said: “When you stand for prayer, ...