Question:icdbd-QA/0026 Assalamu Alaikum, When one prays at sitting position, where should she place her hands at times of rukoo and sujood? Should she place the hands at the knee at both times or will she lift up her hands on air in the manner of doing sujood? JazakAllau Khair Answer: [By Dr. Saifullah] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam, Praise be to Allah. One should normally place one's hand on the knees during rukoo and sujood while praying in sitting position. However, if he/she places the forehead on something, like the back of the seat in front…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0025 Assalamu Alaikum, I want to know how I can understand by my own the end times of Asr and Maghrib salah without looking at the sun or sky since it is not possible always? Is there any approximate hour or minute calculation for this purpose? Because sometimes I get confused if I have time or not for these 2 particular salah when I get late? Answer: [By Dr. Saifullah] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam, Praise be to Allah. The best solution for this is to collect a "chart", which gives you the "round the year…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0024 Assalamu Alaikum, Is it permissible to keep Golam as someone'e name,e.g. Golam Khaza? If not then what steps should be done in this regard when the person's age is almost 70 and all his properties are named by his name and for past years he did kurbani using this name and hajj too? Answer: [By Dr. Saifullah] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam, Praise be to Allah. It is not right to name a person by such names as Golam Khawza, Golam Ali etc and the offense may range from "makruh" to "haram" depending on the…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0023 Assalamualaikum, Can Matchmaking be taken as a profession? If yes, then, can a matchmaker charge his customers as per their income or social status? Fi Amanillah Answer: [By Dr. Saifullah] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam, Praise be to Allah. It is permissible to take matchmaking as a profession. The matchmaker can charge any amount which is fixed beforehand and agreed upon by both sides (i.e. the matchmaker and the client). And Allah knows the best.continue reading →