Authentic Fatwas Regarding Salah (Prayer)


Fatwas : Salah (Prayer)

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  1. Obligation to perform Salah on Mukallaf

Making up missed Salah due to unawareness of sleep, etc.

  1. Making up missed Salah because of sleep or forgetfulness
  2. Making Up Missed Salah because of being unconscious or sick 
  3. Making Up Missed Salah because of being unconscious or sick
  4. Salah of mad people
  5. Salah of people who drink Khamr
  6. Making up unintentionally missed Salah
  7. Whether a Person should Repeat Salah if they Forget a Salah and Offer the Ones after it
  8. Exhorting children to pray
  9. Deliberate abandoning or delaying of Salah after its prescribed time and what results from that behavior 
  10. Deliberate delaying of Salah after its prescribed time and what results from that behavior

Adhan and Iqamah

  1. Ruling on Adhan and Iqamah
  2. The Mu’adhin’s turning right and left when saying “Hay `ala Al-Salah” and “Hay `ala al-Falah”
  3. Adding the phrase “al-salatu khayrun min-al-nawm” to the Fajr Adhan
  4. Elongating voice while making the Adhan
  5. Making additions to the Adhan
  6. Missing some Adhan phrases
  7. Can a Mu’adhin be substituted when he cannot complete the Adhan?
  8. Making Adhan through loudspeakers
  9. Annoucing Adhan through a cassette recorder 
  10. Making Adhan while being ritually pure
  11. Making Adhan inside or outside the Masjid
  12. Making Adhan without the Imam’s permission
  13. Making Adhan in the Masjids of the same neighborhood
  14. Is someone who has missed the congregational Salah required to make Adhan for praying individually?
  15. Making Iqamah without Adhan and missing some words of the Iqamah
  16. The ruling on Iqamah
  17. Making Adhan and Iqamah for the Tahajjud Prayer
  18. Making Adhan when the time is due
  19. Woman’s Adhan
  20. Repeating after the Mu’adhin and making Du`a’ after Adhan and Iqamah
  21. Repeating after the Mu’adhin and making Du`a’ between Adhan and Iqamah
  22. Bid`ahs related to Adhan
  23. Preconditions of Salah

Becoming due

  1. Times of the daily five prayers
  2. Zhuhr and `Asr Prayers
  3. The middle prayer
  4. Astronomical Calculations
  5. Performing prayer before or after its due time
  6. Waking up as Junub and passing the time of prayer after taking Ghusl
  7. Performing prayer before or after its due time
  8. Prayer of a menstruating woman
  9. Offering the missed Salahs in order

Covering the `Awrah

  1. Ruling on covering the `Awrah
  2. Man’s `Awrah
  3. Salah of a Woman
  4. Wearing something bearing a cross while praying


  1. Taharah from major and minor ritual impurity as a condition for the validity of Salah
  2. Making up for the Salah offered without making Wudu’
  3. Invalidating Wudu’ during Salah
  4. Bleeding during Salah
  5. Doubts occurring in Salah and Hajj
  6. Performing more than one Salah with the same Wudu’
  7. More than one Salah with the same Wudu’
  8. Offering obligatory Salah with Wudu’ made for a supererogatory Salah
  9. Removing Najasah from the body and clothes
  10. Purity of the place of Salah
  11. Offering Salah in prohibited places
  12. Offering Salah while wearing shoes

Rulings related to Masjids

  1. Definition of Masjid
  2. Excellence of building Masjids
  3. If there are many Masjids in a city, which will be the best?
  4. Excellence of Salah offered in Makkah
  5. Excellence of the Salah offered in the Prophet’s Masjid
  6. Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa
  7. Demolishing a Masjid and rebuilding it
  8. Buying entertainment places and turning them into Masjids
  9. Building a Masjid where it will not be frequented by Muslims on a regular basis
  10. Building two-storey Masjids
  11. Maintaining Masjids using the money of Sadaqah Jariyah
  12. Using the surplus of funds allocated to build a certain Masjid for the construction of another
  13. Spending the money donated to a Masjid
  14. Redirecting donations allocated to build a Masjid, which was not successfully built, in order to build another
  15. Offering Salah in a Masjid whose construction was financed by ill-gotten funds
  16. Asking for aids to build a Masjid
  17. Building stores underneath Masjids
  18. Constructing over Masjids
  19. Including the bathroom area within the Masjid
  20. Building domes over the Masjid
  21. Fixing something broken in the Masjid
  22. Building bathrooms around the Masjid
  23. Hanging pictures in Masjids – offering Salah in a place where pictures are hung
  24. Building Mihrabs in Masjids
  25. Constructing minarets in Masjids and building graves over them
  26. Offering Salah in the graveyards
  27. The Masjids built by non-Muslim states to their Muslim communities
  28. Hiring non-Muslims to build a Masjid
  29. Buying a church to turn it into a Masjid
  30. Offering Salah inside churches
  31. Offering Salah at the places of the People of the Book
  32. Getting out of the Masjid after the Adhan is made
  33. A Junub entering a Masjid
  34. The menstruating woman entering a Masjid
  35. The ruling on admitting children to the Masjid
  36. A non-Muslim entering a Masjid
  37. Sleeping in the Masjid
  38. Talking while in the Masjid
  39. Discussing worldly matters in Masjids
  40. Abandoning idle talk in Masjids
  41. Announcing a Lost Item in the Masjid
  42. Selling in the Masjid
  43. Begging in Masjids
  44. Begging in Masjid
  45. Eating in Masjid
  46. Greeting people in the Masjid
  47. Sitting in Masjids with feet stretched towards Qiblah
  48. Collecting donations in Masjids
  49. Establishing a gym beneath a Masjid
  50. Bringing magazines that have photographs to the Masjids
  51. Announcing a title deed in the Masjid
  52. Playing in Masjids
  53. Clapping
  54. Locking Masjids

The Qiblah

  1. Building the Ka`bah
  2. The Wisdom behind taking the Ka`bah as a Qiblah
  3. Facing the Qiblah
  4. Defining the Qiblah
  5. Marking lines on a straw mat of a Masjid to define rows

The Niyyah

  1. The ruling on making Niyyah before offering Salah
  2. Saying the Niyyah in prayer out loud
  3. Ruling on pronouncing the Niyyah
  4. Pronouncing the Niyyah
  5. Having two Niyyahs when offering a supererogatory prayer
  6. The Imam’s Niyyah suffices the men and women behind him
  7. A person praying alone changing his Niyyah to be an Imam

The etiquette of Salah

  1. Excellence of walking to do obligatory acts such as during Hajj
  2. Coming late after hearing the Adhan
  3. Ruling on someone riding to go pray
  4. Ruling on saying “may Allah accept!” after the Salah
  5. Choosing a place in the Masjid to sit where none else can sit
  6. Ruling on reciting the Qur’an when hearing the Iqamah and using the Miswak before Salah
  7. Ruling on saying “Truly! Allah is with the patient” to the Imam while bowing
  8. Taking a Sutrah for Salah and dropping the excellence of the first row
  9. Standing to pray at the beginning or during the Adhan

Description of Salah

  1. Takbirat-ul-Ihram and raising hands during Takbir
  2. Pronouncing Takbir loudly by the Ma’mum
  3. Takbir on starting Salah and on Ruku`
  4. Saying Takbir to start join the Imam while bowing
  5. Raising Hands in Salah
  6. Holding the two hands and releasing them in Salah

Isti`adhah, Basmalah and Du`a’-ul-Istiftah

  1. When to say Du`a’ Al-Istiftah
  2. Saying Basmalah loudly or secretly
  3. Du`a’ Al-Istiftah as said between Takbir and recitation
  4. Saying Basmalah secretly and the its evidence
  5. Saying Basmalah secretly or loudly at the beginning of Salah
  6. Saying Basmalah in Salah as a Prophetic practice
  7. Whether saying Basmalah in Salah is in all Rak`ahs or only the first
  8. Ruling on reciting Basmalah during Salah
  9. Ruling on reciting Basmalah in Salah out loud
  10. Ruling on saying Basmalah after reciting Al-Fatihah in Salah and whether it is said loudly or secretly
  11. Saying Basmalah before each Surah or after Takbirat-ul-Ihram and whether it is a practice in the Qur’an or Sunnah
  12. Ruling on Isti`adhah in Salah
  13. Yawning during Salah

Reciting Qur’an during Salah

  1. Ruling on a Mu’mum reciting Al-Fatihah after saying “Amin” behind the Imam
  2. Ruling on a Mu’mum reciting Al-Fatihah
  3. Ruling on forgetting to recite Al-Fatihah
  4. Ruling on reciting only Al-Fatihah on all Salahs
  5. The length of recitation after reciting Al-Fatihah in Salah
  6. Ruling on reciting Qur’an according to its order in Salah and sufficiency of reciting Al-Fatihah during the last two Rak`ahs
  7. Ruling on reciting Qur’an according to its order in Salah
  8. The length of recitation when leading old men and the proper interval between Adhan and Iqamah
  9. Ruling on reciting secretly while offering prayers whose recitation should be out loud
  10. Ruling on a person praying alone raising the voice and ruling on praying Maghrib before its due time
  11. Ruling and evidence on Tajwid of Qur’an recitation in Salah
  12. Ruling on reciting the Qur’an with different modes in Salah
  13. The wisdom behind reciting a Surah after Al-Fatihah only during the first two Rak`ahs
  14. The Imam forgetting while reciting
  15. Reciting from the Mus-haf
  16. Ruling on someone unable to memorize Al-Fatihah and what to say instead
  17. Reciting Qudsi Hadith instead of the Qur’an in Salah
  18. Correcting the Imam during Salah
  19. Salah of a mute person
  20. Performing Salah in non-Arabic language
  21. Reciting two Surahs in one Rak`ah
  22. A Ma’mum’s recitation of the Qur’an in Prayer
  23. Salah of the latecomer
  24. The Wisdom behind secret and loud Recitation
  25. Recitation on the Friday Fajr Prayer
  26. Optional Night Salah
  27. Saying ‘Amin’ in Salah

Ruku` and Sujud

  1. The Prophet’s Ruku` and practices after Taslim
  2. What is to be said after standing up from Ruku`
  3. Sujud
  4. Being excused in prostrating
  5. Supplication said in Sujud
  6. Supplication said in Sujud-ul-Sahw and Sujud-ul-Tilawah
  7. Sitting between the Two Prostrations
  8. Jalsat-ul-Istirahah

The first Tashahhud

  1. Tashahhud as confirmed from the Prophet
  2. Dropping the first Tashahhud intentionally
  3. Dropping the first Tashahhud forgetfully
  4. Ma’mum following the Imam in Tashahhud
  5. Formula of Tashahhud
  6. The way of pronouncing Tashahhud
  7. Joining the Imam during the first Tashahhud of Maghrib Prayer
  8. The way of saying the first Tashahhud
  9. Supplication said after Tshahhud
  10. Invoking blessings on the Prophet during the Tashahhud
  11. The form of sending blessings on the Prophet in the Tashahhud
  12. Takbir in Salah

Makruh acts that distract a person during Salah

  1. Looking upward and closing the eyes
  2. Suppressing the urge to urinate or defecate
  3. Looking around during Salah
  4. Killing a serpent
  5. Answering the phone during Salah
  6. Saying “Al-hamdu lillah” upon sneezing in Salah
  7. Greeting the person offering Salah
  8. Tucking clothes
  9. Abscence of mind during Salah
  10. Placing one’s hand on the mouth to block yawning
  11. Qunut

The final Tashahhud

  1. Ma’mum abandoning saying Tashahhud while praying with the Imam
  2. Description of sitting between the two prostrations
  3. Whether Tawarruk sitting is obligatory or Sunnah
  4. Pointing with the index finger during Tashahud
  5. Reciting the last Tashahud after the Imam says Taslim
  6. Supplication said after the final Tashahhud

Invoking blessings on the Prophet

  1. Supplications of invoking blessings on the Prophet
  2. Obligation of invoking blessings on the Prophet in the final Tashahhud
  3. Al-Salah Al-Ibrahimiyyah or Salat-ul-Fatih
  4. Definition of Al-Salah Al-Ibrahimiyyah and Salat-ul-Fatih
  5. Adding the word “Sayyiduna” while sending blessings on the Prophet
  6. Validity of Salat-ul-Fatih

Reciting Taslim in Salah

  1. Reciting Taslim is obligatory
  2. The Mu’mum looking at the Imam when saying Taslim
  3. The Ma’mum leaving before the Imam
  4. Legislating Taslim to end the Salah
  5. The Imam departing from the right or left sides
  6. Wiping the face with hands after Salah
  7. Taking Sutrah in Salah

Tranquil Submission

  1. Salah behind an Imam who is not in a state of tranquil submission
  2. Being hasty during the Subh Prayer

Nullifiers of Salah

  1. Laughing as a nullifier of Salah
  2. Ruling on laughing during Salah
  3. The claim of the excellence of a married man’s Salah over that of a single man

Tasbih and Dhikr after Salah

  1. Saying supplications after the prescribed Salah
  2. Reciting Ayat-ul-Kursy and the Mu`awwidhatayn
  3. Remembering Allah using Misbahah
  4. Meaning of Tasbih
  5. Du`a’ in a language other than Arabic
  6. Du`a’ after offering Salah
  7. Greeting each other after Salah


  1. Obligation of Sujud-ul-Sahw
  2. Description of Sujud-ul-Sahw
  3. Missing one Rak`ah and only realizing after Taslim
  4. Increase or Decrease in Salah
  5. The latecomer following the Imam in offering Sujud-ul-Sahw
  6. Increase or Decrease in Salah
  7. Forgetting one of the pillars of Salah
  8. Sujud as a pillar of Salah
  9. An Imam forgetting the first Tashahhud
  10. Performing Sujud-ul-Sahw before or after the Taslim
  11. Pronouncing Takbir on standing to make up for a missing part
  12. Sujud-ul-Sahw Supplications
  13. Prostration of the latecomer
  14. A Mu’mum saying Taslim before the Imam forgetfully
  15. Mamums’ Sahw in Salah
  16. Sujud-ul-Sahw in a supererogatory Salah
  17. Sujud-ul-Tilawah during Salah
  18. Saying the Takbir for Sujud-ul-Tilawah
  19. Satan’s insinuations during Salah
  20. Du`a’ that repels insinuations during Salah
  21. Supererogatory Salah

Tarawih Prayer

  1. Ruling on Tarawih prayer
  2. Performing Tarawih in congregation in a Masjid
  3. Offering Tarawih Prayers at home
  4. Reciting from the Mus-haf in Tarawih
  5. Optional Night Salah

Al-Sunan Al-Rawatib

  1. Reciting Qur’an in Salah
  2. Changing a person’s place to perform the Supererogatory Salah
  3. Similarity of essential parts and obligations between Nafilah as Fardh
  4. A Salah between each two Adhans
  5. Supererogatory Prayers perfecting the Obligatory Prayer
  6. Offering the Sunnah Salah at home
  7. Abandoning Al-Sunan Al-Rawatib
  8. Offering supererogatory Salah after the Adhan of Fajr
  9. Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid and the Sunnah of Fajr Prayer
  10. Offering the two supererogatory Rak`ahs (units of prayer) prior to Fajr Prayer after Iqamah


  1. Ruling on Sujud-ul-Tilawah
  2. Saying the Takbir for Sujud-ul-Tilawah
  3. Taharah as a prerequisite for Sujud-ul-Tilawah
  4. A menstruating woman offering Sujud-ul-Tilawah and Sujud-ul-Shukr
  5. A woman offering Sujud-ul-Tilawah without a veil
  6. Passing in front of someone offering Sujud-ul-Tilawah
  7. Praying at the forbidden times (Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid)

Congregational Salah

  1. Ruling on Congregational Salah
  2. Forsaking congregational Salah without a legal excuse
  3. The minimal number of participants in congregational Salah
  4. The difference between praying congregationally and individually
  5. Ruling on a Muslim abandoning congregational Salah to pray alone
  6. Praying individually at home though neighboring the Masjid
  7. Neglecting Salah in congregation without a valid excuse
  8. Offering Salah at the workplace despite having a nearby Masjid
  9. Necessity of giving up congregational Salah for anyone who persists in committing sinful acts
  10. Obligation of congregational Salah on a Muslim who can hear the Adhan at a distance
  11. Working during the time of Congregational Salah to obey managers
  12. Whether a Person should quit the Congregational Salah if they see some abominable acts there
  13. Building a Masjid near the house, but congregational Salah is rarely performed there
  14. Leaving the congregation and offering Salah at home
  15. Forsaking those who abandon Salah
  16. Establishing a second congregation in the Masjid
  17. Offering supererogatory Prayer after Iqamah for obligatory Prayer is announced
  18. Counting the Rak`ah when joining the Imam during Ruku`
  19. Waiting or joining prayer for someone entering the Masjid when the people are reciting Tashahhud

Women’s Salah

  1. Muslim Women Going to the Masjid
  2. Women Offering Salah in the Presence of Men
  3. The Tent made for Women to offer Salah next to the Masjid


  1. The most worthy to lead the prayer
  2. Offering Salah behind an Imam who does not recite the Qur’an well
  3. Offering Salah behind a Mushrik
  4. Salah behind a Tijany Sufi
  5. Offering Salah behind an Imam believing in Hulul
  6. Salah behind Imams of unknown creed
  7. Whether Disagreement in the Branches of Fiqh Prevents Following each other in Salah
  8. Praying behind a Fasiq
  9. A banker leading prayer
  10. Praying behind an Imam of a Masjid in which Jumu`ah prayer is not established
  11. Being led by a bachelor in Salah
  12. Imamate of a blind or disabled Imam
  13. The Imamate of an illegitimate child
  14. Imamate of a boy
  15. A woman leading other women in congregational Salah
  16. Imamate of a person suffering from enuresis
  17. Changing one’s intention from Zhuhr to `Asr prayer during prayer
  18. Prolonging Salah
  19. The prayer of a Ma’mum in front of the Imam
  20. Wages for the Imamate
  21. Should a person offering Salah individually leave his Salah to join the congregation
  22. Offering Salah behind women in case of necessity

Salah performed individually

  1. Entering a Masjid after the Iqamah has been announced to find the rows complete
  2. Offering Salah alone behind the congregational rows

Conveying what the Imam says

  1. Ruling on conveying what the Imam says
  2. Conveying what the Imam says
  3. Following the Imam in Salah

Straightening the rows

  1. Ruling on leaving gaps between those performing Salah and separating shoulders and feet while standing
  2. People offering Salah lining up in rows through standing shoulder to shoulder and foot to foot
  3. Marking lines on a straw mat of a Masjid to define rows
  4. A Ma’mum leaving the row in Salah
  5. Position of a Ma’mum
  6. The most worthy people of standing behind the Imam
  7. The place of the Ma’mum and the Imam
  8. The position of boys in a row during Salah
  9. Including children in congregational Salah

Interrupting Salah with or without a legal excuse

  1. Interrupting Salah to kill a snake or scorpion
  2. Interrupting Salah to kill vermin’s or to get a wandering child nearer
  3. Interrupting Salah to avoid a dangerous accident
  4. Huffing during Salah
  5. Excuses for missing the Congregational Salah
  6. Obligation of Jumu`ah and Congregational Salah Performance on the Elderly

Salah of the excused

  1. Abandoning Jumu`ah and congregational Salah for the job
  2. Danger as an excuse for refraining from Congregational Salah
  3. Validity of dreading imamate as a reason for abandoning the congregation
  4. Firemen offering Salah
  5. Offering Salah in the workplace

Salah of the sick

  1. Salah of an elderly who lost all feelings
  2. Salah of an elderly woman who cannot stand up
  3. Salah of an elderly or sick person who cannot stand up
  4. A sick person praying in the condition their health permits them
  5. Salah of a disabled or unconscious person
  6. Salah of a bed-ridden patient
  7. Dropping standing in Salah for an excuse
  8. Salah of a piles patient
  9. Salah and Taharah of a bed-ridden patient
  10. Salah of an anesthetized person
  11. Making up for the missed Salah by an anesthetized person
  12. Salah by someone who had a tooth plucked and cannot speak
  13. Salah, Sawm and charity on behalf of an elderly man
  14. Salah as much as health conditions permit
  15. Salah of someone who cannot sit
  16. Obligation of offering Salah for a sane patient
  17. Impermissibility of delaying Salah due to a sickness
  18. Obligation of a sick person performing Salah as their health permits them
  19. Salah of a patient who cannot control the urination
  20. Salah of a mute and deaf person
  21. Salah of someone suffering from an eye disease

Salah while traveling

  1. How to shorten the Salah
  2. Salah of a taxi driver passing the distance allowing shortening and its rulings
  3. Shortening Salah in entertainment trips
  4. Staying for four days in a place during a journey forbidding shortening Salah
  5. Shortening the Maghrib Prayer

Ruling on performing Salah on a plane

  1. Ruling on performing Salah on a plane fearing the due time is over
  2. How to pray in the plane
  3. Looking for the Qiblan when praying in a plane
  4. Salah of a person riding an animal or the like
  5. Validity of offering obligatory Salah on an animal whether moving or not
  6. Praying in a plane while sitting
  7. Shortening the Salah after covering a certain distance in a short time
  8. Following the correct order of prayers as the basic rule
  9. A traveler praying after a resident
  10. Combing Maghrib and `Isha’ at the time of Maghrib at some parts of Europe where `Isha’ time is due at the middle of the night
  11. Combining between prayers without a valid excuse
  12. Combining Salah due to rain
  13. The time when a person on a journey can combine between two prayers
  14. Permissibility of combining Maghrib and `Isha’ prayers if one is forbidden from going to the Masjid at the time of `Isha’
  15. Combining prayers with one Adhan and two Iqamahs
  16. Combining Salah when not traveling due to difficulties with work
  17. Should someone who sleeps until the time for Prayer has expired perform the traveler Prayer
  18. Shortening Salah in the place of marriage
  19. Intention to shorten Salah
  20. Shortening Salah by a traveler who returns to his country for two days

Istikharah and Prayer for Need

  1. How to offer Istikharah and Prayer for Need
  2. Memorizing or reading the supplication of Istikharah from a book
  3. When to say the supplication of Istikharah
  4. Bid`ahs committed in Salah
  5. Salah Al-Qada’ Al-`Umry


Jumu‘ah Prayer

  1. Obligation of Jumu`ah Prayer and the minimum number of its attendees
  2. Jumu`ah Prayer on the day of `Eid
  3. Employees whose work necessitates their presence at the time of Jumu`ah Prayer
  4. Attending Doctors may not offer Jumu`ah Prayer
  5. A guard may be exempted from Friday Prayer
  6. Offering Jumu‘ah Prayer at home
  7. Delaying the Jumu‘ah Prayer
  8. The First Adhan for Jumu‘ah Prayer
  9. A traveler being an Imam for resident people in Jumu`ah Prayer
  10. Traveling on Fridays
  11. Offering Friday Prayer for a traveler
  12. Offering Jumu`ah Prayer in the village
  13. Women following Jumu`ah Prayer on the radio
  14. Joining the Jumu`ah Prayer
  15. Friday Khutbah
  16. Invocation during the Friday Khutbah
  17. The Imam’s Greeting the congregation
  18. Leading Jumu`ah Prayer by a person other than the one who delivers the Khutbah
  19. Receiving a payment for delivering the Friday khutbah
  20. Making up for the Jumu`ah Khutbah
  21. Speaking while the Imam is delivering the Friday Khutbah
  22. Translating the Friday Khutbah
  23. Some Bid`ah of the Friday Khutbah
  24. Multiple Jumu`ah Prayers in the same town
  25. Offering the Jumu`ah Prayer on two floors due to narrowness of the Masjid
  26. Preaches at Salah


  1. Ruling on Salat-ul-`Eidayn
  2. Women going out for `Eid prayer
  3. Children going out for `Eid prayer
  4. Postponing Salat-ul-`Eid after the Day of `Eid
  5. Places for offering Salat-ul-‘Eid
  6. Preparing more than one place to offer `Eid prayers in one city
  7. Offering Salat-ul-`Eid in a sports club
  8. Takbir in Salat-ul-‘Eid
  9. What is said between the Takbir in Salat-ul-`Eid
  10. Du`a in Salat-ul-`Eid
  11. Offering Tahiyyat Al-Masjid in the `Eid praying place
  12. Making up for the `Eid Prayers
  13. General Takbir at `Eid-ul-Adha
  14. Takbir on the Days of Tashriq
  15. Adhan for Salat-ul-‘Eid
  16. Celebrations



  1. The Imam forgetting some Takbir during Salat-ul-Istisqa’ and `Eid prayers
  2. Offering Salat-ul-Istisqa’ and the two `Eid prayers in a public square where Bid`ah celebrations are held
  3. Wisdom behind turning the cloth during Salat-ul-Istisqa’
  4. Description of Salat-ul-Istisqa’
  5. Salat-ul-`Eid or Salat-ul-Istisqa’ coming on a Friday


  1. Patience during illness
  2. Patience during hardship
  3. What should be said at times of adversity

Encouraging someone dying to say: “La ilaha illa Allah”

  1. Scholars’ opinions regarding Talqin after death
  2. Talqin the dead, wailing when following the funeral procession and walking and sitting on the graves
  3. Eating up the property of the deceased

Rights due from a deceased’s estate

  1. What is paid from the deceased’s money
  2. The debt on a dead person

Expediting the debt payment for the deceased

  1. Permissibility of delaying the repayment of a dead person’s debt until its due time
  2. A deceased person being indebted to the government
  3. Reward of a woman who dies in labor

Washing, shrouding and carrying the dead

  1. Preparing the dead person for burial
  2. Preparing and burying the dead in non-Muslim countries
  3. The deceased’s gold tooth
  4. Washing a frozen corpse
  5. How to wash the dead
  6. Washing the remains of one who has taken his own life
  7. Shrouding the dead
  8. A man’s washing of the corpse of a woman
  9. A son washing his deceased mother’s body
  10. A woman washing her dead husband
  11. A husband putting his dead wife in the grave
  12. A menstruating woman washing the dead
  13. Circumcision of the Dead
  14. Permissibility of kissing the dead after washing his body
  15. Washing the dead whose body is cut in an acident
  16. Making Haste in Burying the Dead
  17. Washing and shrouding someone who dies during Salah
  18. Ruling on washing and burying the body of one unjustly murdered in a tribal feud
  19. Ruling on martyrdom of anyone dying in a car accident
  20. When the corpses of Muslims and non-Muslims are mixed together
  21. How to Handle Unidentifiable Corpses inMakkah

Funeral Prayer

  1. Ruling on Funeral Prayer
  2. Du‘a’ during the Funeral Prayer
  3. Raising one’s hands in the Funeral Prayer
  4. Taslim at the end of Funeral Prayer
  5. Offering Funeral Prayers for an indebted person
  6. Offering Funeral Prayers at the cemetery
  7. Offering Funeral Prayers at the grave
  8. Performing the Funeral Prayer for two dead people
  9. Funeral Prayer for one who committed suicide
  10. Burial time
  11. Ruling on making up for what is missed in the Funeral Prayer
  12. Burying the dead before offering Funeral Prayer
  13. Calling People to the Funeral Prayer
  14. Offering Funeral Prayer at forbidden times
  15. Washing a stillborn baby
  16. Ruling on Children who Die at an Early Age
  17. Funeral Prayers offered for a child after his burial
  18. Funeral Prayer regarding a miscarried fetus
  19. Offering Funeral Prayer for an unmarried woman
  20. Ruling on those who die having abandoned Salah
  21. Offering Funeral prayer on a disbeliever or an illegitimate child
  22. Funeral Prayer following the execution of a Had or Qisas
  23. Women offering the Funeral Prayer
  24. Funeral Prayer in absentia
  25. Uncovering the Face of the Dead when Burying him
  26. Reciting Al-Fatihah in the Funeral Prayer

Burying the dead

  1. Description of the grave
  2. Description of the burial
  3. Hastening to prepare the deceased for burial and covering the body
  4. Those who die in car accidents
  5. Burying more than one dead person in the same grave
  6. Burying the dead in a coffin
  7. Placing Bricks in the Grave at the Time of Burial
  8. Putting dung in graves
  9. Building on the Graves
  10. Gathering martyrs’ remains
  11. Burying vipers and vermin
  12. Burying hair or nails one clips
  13. Burning human remaining such as a limb or hair
  14. What should be done with amputated human body parts
  15. Sending a body from one country to another
  16. Returning a body to its homeland
  17. Transporting the body of a dead Muslim from a non-Muslim country
  18. Burying a Muslim in non-Muslim graveyards
  19. Burying disbelievers in Muslim graveyards

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