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Ruling on Following the Imam Leading the Prayer while Sitting

I work as an Imam and since I have sustained a back injury, I lead the prayer while sitting on a chair and can`t make ruku or sujud. What is the ruling of Sharia on my prayer and that of those praying behind me?

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Ruling on Holding Multiple Congregations Concurrently for the Same Prayer in the Same Mosque

What is the ruling of Sharia on holding more than one congregation concurrently for the same prayer in the same mosque?

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Following the Prescribed Sequence of Prayer by Watching Imaam Via Screen is Valid

Is it permissible to place a screen in the women`s prayer place displaying the Imaam as if he was in front of them so as for their prayer to be accurate; especially, silent prayer?

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Awareness of Imam`s Positions is a Condition for the Validity of Following him

What is the ruling on joining the congregation at a place separated from the Imam`s? Is following the Imam, although he is two stores above, valid?

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Ruling on Reciting Al-Faatihah by the Persons Led in Prayer

What is the ruling on reciting Al-Faatihah by the persons led by the Imam in non-Silent Prayer?

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Ruling on Following the Imam when the Person Led in Prayer isn`t in the Same Building

Is it permissible for the person offering Hajj or Umrah and staying at one of the hotels surrounding the Sacred Precincts to follow the Imam of the Sacred Precincts from his hotel`s Mosala (place of prayer), knowing that these hotels` speakers are connected with those of the Sacred Precincts. Therefore, he can listen to the call for prayers, the Iqamah and the prayer itself?

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Does Performing Friday Prayer at Home due to Snowy Weather Suffice?

Does performing Friday Prayer at Home due to snowy weather suffice? or free one from the liability before Almighty Allah?

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Holding Religious Activities for the Deaf at the Mosque in Ramadan

Is having religious activities by a group of deaf people, such as delivering lectures, religious competitions, and giving prizes, considered from the Qiyaam (voluntary night prayer) of the Night of Decree? Is a person rewarded for the Night of Decree if he perseveres on performing Qiyaam during the last ten days of Ramadan?

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: Ruling on Following the Imam from outside the Masjid

What`s the ruling on following the Imam from outside the Masjid when there is room inside to pray?

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It is Prayed that whoever Serves the Prayer Performers Receives a Reward Equal to theirs

Is it permissible for the persons who volunteer, during Ramadan, to regulate the traffic and park the cars of Isha` and Taraweeh prayer performers to offer those prayers after the congregation leaves?

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It is Permissible for a Woman to Lead Women in Prayer

Is it permissible for a woman to lead women in prayer ?

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Ruling on Allocating a Place outside the Masjid for Taraweeh Prayer

What is the ruling of Sharia on allocating a place outside the Masjid for performing Taraweeh prayer?

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Ruling on Following the Imaam upon Offering an Additional Rak`ah

If an Imaam stood to add a fifth Rak`ah and the Ma`moomeen (those praying behind the Imaam) were split into: 1- a group which is certain that he had performed four Rak`ahs, and remained sitting until they offered Tasleem with him.2- a group which is certain that he had performed four Rak`ahs, but followed him in performing a fifth Rak`ah.3- a group which is uncertain or arrived late and followed the Imaam. Which group is right?

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Taking a Salary for Working as an Imam is Permissible

Is it permissible for a person to work as an Imam against a certain sum of money?

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Does the Multiplied Reward for Prayer Apply only to al-Masjid Al-Haraam?

Is the reward for prayer within the boundary of the Haram (Sanctuary) multiplied to one hundred thousand or does that apply only to al-Masjid al-Haraam?

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