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Makruh acts that distract a person during Salah

Makruh acts that distract a person during Salah363

Q 9: A worshiper, while in the posture of standing during Salah (Prayer), should look at the spot of Sujud (prostration). Where should the worshiper look when performing Ruku` (bowing), Sujud and Tashahhud (testification recited in the sitting position in the second/ last unit o...

A worshiper, while in the posture362

Q 6: What is the ruling on a person who closes his eyes during prayer while standing, offering Ruku' (Bowing) or Sujud (Prostrating)?...

A person who closes his eyes during prayer264

Q 3: is it permissible for a person performing Salah to close their eyes when standing or performing Ruku` (bowing) and Sujud (Prostration) with the intention of perfecting Khushu` (the heart being submissively attuned to the act of worship) and not being distracted by his eyes?...

Suppressing the urge to urinate or defecate488

Q 6: Is it permissible to perform Salah (Prayer) although one feels the need to relieve oneself?...

Is it permissible to perform Salah189

Q: Sometimes, I have a strong urge to defecate before Salah (prayer), but as I start praying, I find that this urge disappears, will my Salah be accepted in this case? What if the opposite happens?...

Looking around during Salah408

Q 1: Once I was offering Salah in Al-Haram-ul-Makky (the Sacred Mosque in Makkah), then there came an African man to pray beside me. After he recited Takbirat-ul-Ihram (saying: "Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]" upon starting Prayer), he looked around then resumed Salah (Prayer...

Looking around during Salah

Q: How can we attain Khushu` (the heart being submissively attuned to the act of worship) while performing Salah (Prayer) and reciting the Qur'an?...

Killing a serpent218

Q 6: While offering one of the five obligatory Salahs (Prayers) a person sees a snake or scorpion in front of him; should he stop his Salah to kill them or should he complete his Salah?...

Answering the phone during Salah220

Q: Some people offer Salah (Prayer) at home. When the phone rings and keeps ringing for a long time, is it permissible - in such a case - for the performer of Salah to go forward or backwards a few steps to answer the phone, then say Takbir (saying: "Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]") or raise ...

Saying 'Al-hamdu lillah' upon sneezing in Salah256

Q 14: During Salah, should a person say: "Al-hamdu lillah (All praise is due to Allah)" upon sneezing and "A`udhu-Billahi mina Al-Shaytan-ir-Rajim (I seek refuge with Allah from the accursed Satan)" upon yawning?...