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Conditions for the validity of prayer

1-Islam: Prayer is not valid if performed by an unbeliever. 2-Sanity: Prayer is not valid if performed by an insane person. 3-Puberty: It is not required of a child until he or she attains puberty. 4-Purification: From any discharge that invalidates ablution. 5-Appropriate time: Each prayer has its appointed time range and for a prayer to be valid. 6-Covering the awrah, which is the private parts and the area around them. 7-Avoiding all impurity on one’s body, clothes and the place where one is praying. 8-Facing the qiblah (i.e. the direction towards the Ka bah) when one is able to do so. 9-Intention: The intention is a mental process and need not be vocalized.

Conditions for Adhan and Iqamah

1- They must be done by a sane Muslim man. 2- The Adhan must be done at the time when the prayer falls due. If it is done earlier, it is invalid. The iqamah should be done just before starting the prayer, 3- Both must be done in the right order. 4-  Both should be done in Arabic and in the specific wording explained in the Sunnah.

Adhan and Iqamah for Women

Women are not required to do either of these duties, but a number of eminent scholars, such as al-Shafi'i and Ahmad ibn Hanbal say that it is perfectly acceptable if they do or not.

Postnatal discharge

Postnatal discharge: This refers to the blood discharged by women after childbirth. Rulings: The same rules regarding menstruation apply to postnatal discharge, except for the following: 1.The menstrual period serves as a time mark. 2.The menstrual period confirms that the woman is not pregnant. 3.If a woman needs to do some consecutive fasting in compensation for a sin and she has the period, her fasting before and after the period is deemed consecutive.

Menses: Definition

The Arabic term, al-Hayd, which means ‘menstruation’, refers in Islamic context to the natural discharge of blood by a healthy woman on certain times from the lining of the uterus through the vagina, without the woman having had a childbirth.

Dry ablution - How it is done?

To perform dry ablution, one needs to have the right intention, then say ‘in the name of Allah’, then strike the ground with both hands once, blow the dust off them or shake them, then wipe over one’s face and hands up to the wrists.

Dry Ablution

Dry ablution is a legitimate concession granted by Allah says in the Qur’an to His servants. It is one of the distinctive aspects of Islamic law and it is peculiar to the Muslim community.

Ghusl, or taking a bath

Ghusul means pouring pure water over the entire body in a particular way, with the intention of worshipping Allah. ‘If you are in a state of ceremonial impurity, purify yourselves.’ (5:6).

Wiping over the khuff

To wipe over the khuff instead of washing one’s feet for ablution is valid according to the general view of Sunni scholars. It is a concession given by Allah to make things easier for His servants.

Ablution, i.e. Wudu’

In Islamic contexts it means ‘the use of water in respect of four organs, the face, arms, head and feet, in a particular way defined by Islam with the intention of worship.

Recommended practices of sound nature

Allah’s Messenger -PBUH- said: “Ten practices are part of sound human nature: trimming the moustache, growing one’s beard, brushing one’s teeth, rinsing one’s nose, clipping one’s nails, washing the back of finger joints, plucking armpit hair, shaving pubic hair and washing private parts.”