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The imam prays taraweeh with the Mushaf

Question: What is the ruling on praying as the imaam and reading from a Mushaf especially in Taraweeh for a group of women at home? May Allah reward you with

Arriving at the masjid late for Ishaa in Ramadan

Question: If we arrive late for the Ishaa prayer in the masjid and the Taraweeh prayer has already started, should we pray Isha first or join the imam? Zaynab El-Kateb:

Q&a regarding tahajjud – taraweeh

Question: I have few questions regarding salatul tahajjud please.  Do we need to sleep n wake up to pray tahajjud or it will be considered tahajjud even if we stay

A woman praying with nylon socks

Question: Is it permissible to wear nylon socks to cover feet especially in salah? It’s a bit transparent but it doesn’t reveal the colour of the skin. May Allah reward

My Husband Hides His Islam From His Parents

Question: I am married to a convert to Islam of 9 years. He hides his Islam from his parents and sometimes would miss salah because he is afraid to get

Making dua after Salah

Question: Can we supplicate after salah? Zaynab El-Kateb: The Sunnah is to supplicate during prayer and before final salutations (tasleem). After prayer we recite prescribed remembrances of Allah such as

Differences between men and women’s prayer

Question: May you please clarify if there is a difference in the way men and women pray? There are narrations given to me stating that the women must sit on

Women praying janazah salah

Question: Can ladies pray janaza prayer separately before the body is taken to masjid for gents to pray janaza? Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes, ladies can pray salat janaza at home separately.

Delaying salah without a reason

Question: Is a person allowed to delay a particular prayer for no reason and pray it just in the last minutes? For example, Dhuhr starts at 12:30 pm and ends

The correct manner for the rakaatain after Wudu

Question: My doubts are regarding the two rakaat after performing the ablution. Did Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, pray them whenever he made the ablution, in any time, even