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Answering the Phone while Praying

Answering the Phone while Praying: Possible?

Some friends were praying one of the prayers at home when the telephone started to ring, and it distracted them with its ringing for a long time. Is it permissible in such cases to take a few steps forwards or backwards and pick up the receiver and say “Allahu akbar” or raise one’s voice in recitation so that the caller will know that he is praying – by analogy with (the hadith which speaks of) opening the door to one who knocks or raising his voice so that he can hear you?

Forgetfully Prayed without Wudu: Valid?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Whoever prays forgetting that he did not have wudu has to repeat the Prayer. With …

Prayed in the Wrong Direction of Qiblah

Prayed in the Wrong Direction of Qiblah: Valid?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- One of the prerequisites for the Prayer is facing the direction of qiblah. 2- If one happens to be in a place where one cannot define …



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