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Working out the Direction of Prayer

Working out the Direction of Prayer

Recently, I attended a wedding in Birmingham at Nawab’s and there was much confusion over the direction of Qibla. I saw various people praying in three different directions!. The problem arises by using your smartphone compass indoors. You will not get an accurate reading. In fact, you will get multiple different directions depending on where you stand in the building, the construction materials used and whether you get a GPS signal as well. Inside of a building you will get…

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Salafi Foot Jamming – updated

Salafi Foot Jamming – updated

UPDATE 4: Mufti Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf analyses the evidence – http://www.zamzamacademy.com/2010/09/feet-to-feet-toe-to-toe/ UPDATE 3: Shaykh Hamza Yusuf explaining the “feet to feet” – the narrator for the hadith was an 8 year old boy as elucidated by Ibn Hajr al-Asqalani. See http://youtu.be/Q8AdSuKKrwY UPDATE 2: al-Talib’s blog has an excerpt from the 3rd edition of Fiqh al-Imam [published by White Thread Press] by Mufti AbdurRahman ibn Yusuf “Feet to Feet, Toe to Toe?” which discusses the hadith that the Salafis rely on…

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