Khalid Zaheer
“I am convinced about the veracity of my opinions, but I do consider it likely that they may turn out to be incorrect. Likewise, I am convinced about the incorrectness of the views different from mine, but I do concede the possibility that they may turn out to be correct.” — Imam Shafa’i

Worship: Prayers and Supplication

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  • [06-Aug-2013] The necessity for mahrem male relatives for women going for Hajj
  • [05-Aug-2013] Is knowledge of Arabic necessary for a full religious experience?
  • [22-Jul-2013] Can the Duration of Fasting Time be Shortened?
  • [09-Jul-2013] Is Offering Friday Prayers Religiously Useful Now
  • [08-Jun-2012] Can we say our formal prayer in languages other than Arabic
  • [30-Oct-2011] Is it a trial or effect of black magic?
  • [05-Oct-2011] How do we know that Islam is God's message?
  • [27-Aug-2008] Performing Sacrifice on combining Hajj and Umrah in a single journey
  • [07-Jun-2008] Making up for prayers and fasts for years gone by
  • [07-Jun-2008] Concerned about attention wandering during prayers
  • [04-Sep-2007] Farz and qaza namaz (Obligatory prayers missed)
  • [15-Jul-2007] Evidence for declaring some parts of prayer as non-obligatory
  • [07-Jul-2007] Understanding Intercession
  • [13-Jun-2007] Waseelah: The facts underlying the belief of Waseelah (Sufi Saints)
  • [05-May-2007] Praying for Maghfirat (Pardon) of deceased Non-Muslims, allowed or not?
  • [26-Jan-2007] Will Allah forgive and accept Tauba for harming a fellow being?
  • [09-Jan-2007] The concept of 'waseela' in the Qur'an
  • [09-Jan-2007] Offering Zuhur prayers after Asar prayers
  • [27-Dec-2006] Saying the prayers in Arabic vs reading the Qur'an in one's own language
  • [18-Dec-2006] Hajj sponsored by a non-Muslim government
  • [07-Dec-2006] Learning arabic
  • [07-Dec-2006] Does smoking break the wudhu?
  • [21-Nov-2006] Praying in the two sacred mosques, more rewarding
  • [10-Nov-2006] What is the procedure of performing Hajj?
  • [10-Nov-2006] Should we miss our prayers if we are not mindful of Allah?
  • [02-Nov-2006] Re: Offering prayers in Arabic versus one's native language
  • [28-Oct-2006] Qasr: Shortening of prayers
  • [18-Oct-2006] Portion of Salat in mother language
  • [18-Oct-2006] Portion of Salat in mother language
  • [11-Oct-2006] Optional parts of the prayer
  • [11-Oct-2006] Rafa Yadain, placement of hands, recitation and supplications in prayers
  • [08-Oct-2006] Offering prayers in Arabic versus one's native language
  • [08-Oct-2006] Offering prayers in one's own language
  • [04-Oct-2006] Difficulty in offering prayers in Western countries
  • [03-Oct-2006] Masah
  • [28-Sep-2006] How to improve prayers and spirituality
  • [28-Oct-2005] Re: What is the use of reciting the Quran or offering prayers in Arabic if I don't understand Arabic?
  • [12-Aug-2005] "Durood" on 'Aal-e-Ibrahim'
  • [02-Aug-2005] Re: Number of Rakahs in Witr Prayer
  • [22-Jul-2005] What is the use of reciting the Quran or offering prayers in Arabic if I don't understand Arabic?
  • [29-May-2005] Women Leading Mixed Congregations
  • [18-Mar-2005] Re: Bathing on Fridays - Is it mandatory?
  • [18-Mar-2005] Re: Is there any concept of jointly offered 'duas' in Islam?
  • [15-Mar-2005] The Significance of Surah Fatiha
  • [15-Mar-2005] Reciting Al-Fatiha upon the Dead. Does it make sense?
  • [27-Sep-2004] Remembering Allah and placing trust in Him
  • [21-Jul-2004] The Jahri and Sirri Prayers
  • Procedure and supplication of Istikhara
  • Meaning of the word "Alhamdulillah"
  • Dressing up for prayers and covering ankles
  • Covering ankles specifically for the duration of offering prayers
  • Meaning of the word 'Salaat'
  • Significance of reciting Surah Fatihah in prayers and its meaning
  • Imam reciting Surahs in some prayers, but not in some others
  • What Niyyah to have at the Friday prayer - Zuhr or Jum'ah?
  • Islamic source of the act of saying Niyyah before the prayers
  • Is reward of the prayer of a young person more than an old person?
  • Hadith stating reward of dua after fard prayer and your contradictory opinion
  • Verse regarding leaving the business and going for Jum'ah on Adaan
  • How to pray the sunnahs rakahs if missed before the fard prayers
  • How to make up a missed prayers - offering qazaa?
  • A further query regarding missed prayers
  • Significance of the 'Taravih' prayers in Ramadan
  • Two congregations for Isha in the hostel, one of them late into the night
  • Is there any concept of jointly offered 'duas' in Islam?
  • Supplications for various occasions and reciting them in Arabic vs our language
  • Unable to offer prayers regularly
  • Is it okay to offer prayers behind an Imam who suffers from "shirk" or "bid'at"?
  • Choosing a method of offering prayer
  • Number of Rakahs in Witr Prayer
  • Prayers being missed at job
  • Offering Witr prayers in Isha vs Tahajjud
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