[As a rule] it is permissible [for a man] to pray the voluntary prayer – such as the taraaweeh – at home.
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The taraaweeh prayer at home
[As a rule] there is no harm in you praying it (the taraaweeh prayer) at home, since it is [a] voluntary [prayer].
Weigh the bags of rice used for Zakaatul-Fitr
Should the weight printed on bags of rice [or other staple foods intended for zakaatul-fitr] be relied upon, or should they be weighed again?
Listening to backbiting
What is the ruling regarding listening to backbiting?
Fasting Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays every week
My habit is to fast Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays every week, so is there any harm in that?
Unable to make-up Ramadhaan fasts for four years
My wife, who is currently breast feeding, has three or four Ramadhaan’s worth of fasts to make up as she was unable to fast them because she was either pregnant or breastfeeding [at the time].
Unable to fast for three years due to pregnancy every year
For three years my wife has been giving birth at the beginning of the month of Ramadhaan and [as such] has not fasted three Ramadhaans. Advice us as to what is the expiation?
Fasting during pregnancy
There is a woman who was nine months pregnant when Ramadhaan arrived, and at the beginning of the month discharge, not blood, would flow from her and she continued to fast whilst the discharge flowed.
Not fasting in Ramadhaan due to military duties
I am a soldier and Ramadhaan has arrived, so is it permissible for me to refrain from fasting, bearing in mind that my [military] duties do not help me when I’m fasting (i.e. he experiences much hardship)?
Swallowed water whilst doing wudhoo
What is the ruling about one who, whilst doing ablution, swallowed some water?