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Prophet's Hadiths on Eclipses

Prophet's Hadiths on Eclipses

Lunar and solar eclipses used to give rise to superstitious beliefs that people adopted as explanations for the strange occurrence. A solar eclipse happened during the lifetime of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). It was a great chance for him to demolish some myths related to this phenomenon. People used to believe that eclipses happened due …

Prayers Only Five A Day

Prayers: Only Five A Day?

Now, I want to know if there are other prayers that should be performed along with the five obligatory ones

Eclipse Prayer

Eclipse Prayer: Does the Imam Read the Qur'an Out Loud or Silently?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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: With regard to how the eclipse prayer is performed, you are advised to follow the Imam of the masjid. He is trained to handle these …

Prayers, Festivities Mark Indonesia's Solar Eclipse

Thousands of tourists have flocked to Indonesia to witness a total solar eclipse that will sweep the archipelago next Wednesday, in a country which marks the phenomenon with a mix of Muslim prayers and colorful tribal rituals.



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