Prayers (Salat)

Difference between ‘Imsak’ and ‘Subh’ time on calendar for fasting?

Question: In my Ramadhan calendar there is a column for ‘Imsak’ time and another one for ‘al-sobh’ prayer. If I drink water after Imsak but before al-sobh time is my fasting void? Answer: I will begin with some clarity to the meaning of ‘Imsak’, which is ‘to refrain from whatever that voids your fasting, such

Did Imam Ali allow Taraweeh prayers?

Question: A video has been circulating around recently of a public speaker claiming that ‘Taraweeh’ was an innovation that Imam Ali (as) had initially forbade, but that once some of his people insisted, the Imam allowed them to practice it. Is this correct? Answer: ‘Innovation’ البدعة  (as opposed to ‘Prophetic tradition’السُّنة) in the religious context means:

What does ‘Salawaat’ on Prophet Muhammad & his family mean?

Question: What does Salawaat mean, and why does it hold such a high importance in our faith? Answer: The Almighty Allah (SWT) orders in the Holy Qur’an all believers to join Him and the angles in sending Salaam and Salawaat to the Holy Prophet (SAW): إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا “Verily,

How to offer Salat (prayers) on airplane?

Question: How does one pray on an airplane? How do I find the Qibla (prayer direction), and can

Are there any ahadith to prove mentioning Imam Ali in the Adhaan is Mustahab?

Question: Are there any ahadith to prove mentioning Imam Ali (as) in the Adhaan or Eqamah is Mustahab

I am trying quit the sin of masturbation, do I need to repeat my prayers from the last 40 days?

Question: I have heard that if a Muslim masturbates, his prayers, duas and fasts are not accepted for

Do we have to wake up to pray the Fajr Prayer?

Question: Do we have to wake up for Salaat Al Fajr ? Or can we pray it once

Can one perform tayammum in lieu of a ghusl due to allergies for the Fajr Prayer?

Question: I have cold allergy problems. Whenever I perform obligatory bath before salatul fajar, I get cold, sneezing,

Which is better to recite, adhaan or iqamah?

Question: Based on an authentic tradition, before starting prayers, which is better to recite, adhaan or iqamah? Answer:

Can I pray with a shirt that has an animal or human picture on it?

Question: Can I pray with a shirt that has a picture or face of an animals or human