Day Questions

If one knows without a doubt that he himself is a sinner, but people do not know this and consider him pious and ask him to lead prayers, is it permissible for him to do so and will their prayers be accepted?

It is not permissible for him to present himself to lead the congregational prayer if he knows that he does not fulfil the requirements of the Imam of the prayer, in such a way he would be considered as cheating them. If they asked him to lead the prayer, it is permissible to do so, although it is better not to in this particular case as well. If he was praying alone and someone decided to pray behind him in congregation, then his prayer is in order and he has not committed a sin. If he was not qualified to lead the prayer, he should not apply the laws of the congregational prayer on him, for example, referring to the people praying behind him when he has doubts.

Is it permissible to see the sex positions shown by dolls (non-living things)?

It is not permissible if this causes lust and desire.

If the body of the deceased is crooked, is it necessary to straighten his body and legs for burial, or do we bury him the way he is?

<p style="text-align: left;">If his body is bent like that permanently in such a way that it cannot be placed straight, then it is not obligatory to straighten the body.</p>

In Dhuhr and Asr prayers, are we allowed to recite the Bismillah in the first two rak'ats loudly?

<p style="text-align: left;">It is recommended to recite the Bismillah in a loud voice in the said case.</p>