Archives: Prayer

Can she sit and eat with a Muslim woman who does not pray?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Abandoning or Neglecting Salaat, Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

Please tell me whether Muslims can socialize with Muslims who do not pray at all in Islamic functions and weddings where they have been invited. Furthermore can we drink and eat from the same cups and plates.   Praise be to Allaah.Whoever does not pray at all is a kaafir and is not a Muslim, • Read More »

Ruling on taking sinners as friends

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Abandoning or Neglecting Salaat, Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Means of Dawah.

Is it permissable for a man who practice islam to talk, be friendly, and take a person who is muslim by name alone who drinks alcohol and does not pray as a friend and a helper? what is the ruling regarding taking those who do not practice their religion and go directly agains allah’s commandments as • Read More »

What is the benefit of praying istikhaarah when things are already decreed?

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Divine Will and Decree, Prayer Asking for Guidance, Supplication.

With regard to praying istikhaarah: it crosses one’s mind sometimes: What is the benefit of asking, supplicating and striving, when the decree of Allaah is what will come to pass?.   Praise be to Allaah.Allaah has made du’aa’ a means of attaining what one wants. The Lord enjoins it, as He says: “And your Lord • Read More »

The mahr of al-hoor al-‘iyn

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Paradise and Hell, Rulings on Mosques.

Is it true that the pebbles and crumbs in the mosque are a symbol of the dowry of the hoor al-‘iyn?.   Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: There is no saheeh hadeeth that defines the mahr of the hoor al-‘iyn. Everything that has been narrated concerning that is either very weak (da’eef jiddan) or fabricated (mawdoo’), • Read More »

Sending Blessings on the Angels in the Prayer

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Angels, Sifat al-Salaah (description of the prayer).

Is it permissible to send blessings on the angels in the tashahhud (sitting position in prayer) as I send blessings on the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)?   Praise be to Allah.In the answer to question Is it prescribed to send blessings upon the angels?,  we stated that it is prescribed to • Read More »

Ruling on sitting with one who does not pray and who denies that hijab is obligatory and mocks it, and mocks ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her)

June 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Abandoning or Neglecting Salaat, Basic Tenets of Faith.

What is the ruling on being in company with a person who does not pray or fast, he also denies that hejab is obligatory and makes fun of it. I heard him once making fun of A’esha may Allah be pleased with her. What is the ruling especially if he was not one of my • Read More »

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Praying behind someone who writes amulets

June 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Basic Tenets of Faith, Leading Prayer.

Is it permissible to pray behind an imam who writes amulets, which some people believe give protection against witchcraft and the evil eye? If it is not permissible, what should we do? Please note that we live in a village where there is only one mosque, in which the prayers led by this imam.   • Read More »

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