`Ibadat – Worship



Worship of Allah, the Creator, in all its various forms.


Mash on Socks

A: I’m not very good when it comes to the details of the grades of traditions. Is it a forgery because one of its narrators is rejected? What you think are the reasons an author would include it in his book when the status of a hadith is highly doubtful?
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Women and Mosque Attendance

Q: Would you please mention the adab (etiquette) of women attending the mosque?

A:…Women should be assertive in forming regular women’s meetings at their local mosques to study Islam and to discuss Islamic solutions to women’s issues… Continue reading

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Requirements for Women Fasting Ramadan

Q: Please provide some guidelines on the requirements of women fasting during Ramadan.

A: … Allah grants special mercy for women, and requirements of worship are less stringent for them than for men… Continue reading

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Differences in Times of Imsak

…I just wanted some background on the issue of why there seems to be so much disparity on the time for when suhur ends and fajr starts… Continue reading

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Tahajjud Prayers (Night Vigil)

Can you tell me about Tahajjud?[fr]Tahajjud or vigil prayer means to rise at night after having slept and pray some nonobligatory raka`ats two by two.
It is a confirmed sunnah even if one can only do a little. Voluntary night prayer is superior to voluntary day prayer. Allah Most High said: “Lo! the vigil of the night is when impression is more keen and speech
more certain” (73:6).
The second half of the night is best for observing the night vigil. It is recommended to intend the night vigil prayer before going to sleep and to begin with two brief raka`ats. Recitation is neither loud nor mute but in between.[/fr] Continue reading

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