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  • Very Unpunctual and Misses a Lot of Prayers Date: 3-12-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum.I am a person that is generally unpunctual for more or less everything and specifically unpunctual when it comes to praying on time. So I miss a lot of my prayers a lot of the times, quite honestly. The whole unpunctuality problem started off from waswasah and now very rarely am I able to pray all five prayers on time. However, I recently.. More

  • Unable To Wake Up For Fajr Prayer Date: 25-11-2018

    Assalamu'alaikum wa rahmatullahDear Shaykh No matter how much I try I am unable to wake up for Fajar. Furthermore, I am suffer from extreme laziness in morning that I am even unable to do my studies prior to midnoon. I feel I am spiritually sick and I am suffering spiritual disease. Please guide what should I do? I really want to make Fajar regular.. More

  • She Prays Fajr 15 Minutes before Sunrise Date: 23-10-2018

    Assslam Alikum Shaikh, hope this reaches you in the best of health and emaan. I am writing this question on behalf of my wife on the importance of praying fajr at an early time. Alhumdullilah she is a practicing Muslim and she is knowledgeable about the deen. Since we had a baby, she doesn’t get a proper sleep since the baby wakes up many times throughout.. More

  • Scholars Differed About the Ruling on Abandoning the Prayer Date: 7-10-2018

    Asalaam alaikum. i know islamweb hold opinion abandon salah is minor kufr so i thought you were right people to ask. I wanted to ask how do the majority of scholars reconcile their view that abandon salah is minor kufr with these narrations. Could you please explain how they would intrepret the following ayat and narrations.1. Surah maryam ayah 59-60-.. More

  • Praying Part of a Prayer During its Prescribed Teme Date: 11-7-2018

    suppose, i am returning home from my office in running bus on road while maghrib time running. bus is running and if i get down for prayer, bus may not wait for me and it will be hard for me to catch local bus and then return home as it is long distance. in that case what should i do? should i pray in bus though there is hardly scope for pray standing,.. More

  • Abandoning the Prayer is Not Apostasy Date: 30-5-2018

    salam. what is this website's view on a Muslim who doesn't pray (is he kafir or not)? and what is its evidence behind the view? .. More

  • Waking up late for the Fajr Prayer Date: 19-3-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum.I woke up late for fajr this morning and had about ten minutes left. I found that my phone battery had died, hence I didn’t hear my alarm. I went to perform wudoo’ and didn’t have my phone on me to keep track of the time. When I finished, I looked at the time and it said 8:19am and the timetables of the local mosques say sunrise.. More

  • Fate of one who believes that missing prayers deliberately is only sin and not Kufr Date: 9-9-2017

    Respected Shaykh, In fatwa no. 83724, you have mentioned that the scholars differed with regards to a person becoming a disbeliever if they deliberately miss a prayer (or prayers) out of laziness. Some said that this person still remains a believer while others said that he has become a disbeliever. Each group has their evidences. My question is.. More

  • Staying up late and missing Fajr prayer Date: 13-10-2016

    Please answer this simple question as soon as possible. I read other questions on the site, but they did not address the issue. What is the ruling on one who wakes up at Fajr most of the time but sometimes unnecessarily stays up till late at night and sets an alarm and asks others to wake him but still sleeps throughout the Fajr. Is he sinning while.. More

  • Wrong to maltreat person who neglects prayer Date: 19-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am from Sri Lanka. I heard a speech regarding the prayer. The speaker mentioned that if a person neglects the prayer, he is worse than a dog. Moreover, he said that if that person would be suffering and dying and would need some water to be cured, it would be preferable not to give water to him as.. More

  • Delaying 'Asr and then forgetting to perform it Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding the difference between neglecting and forgetting the prayer. If there are 30 minutes left for 'Asrand I wait with the intention of praying in about 15 minutes, and then, while I am eating, I forget about 'Asrand the sun goes down. Does this fall under neglect or forgetting, because I forgot at the end?.. More

  • She misses Thuhr and ‘Asr prayers because of work Date: 16-9-2015

    assalamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, I am a single mother and I work 9hrs a day in the medical field where I cannot take a break to offer salah. This means I will miss Dhuhr and Asr prayers. Does that mean that when I make them up once I get home that Fajr, Maghrib, and Isha are then invalid, or does that mean that dhuhr and Asr are invalid? .. More

  • Falling asleep before a prayer's time and therefore missing it Date: 20-8-2015

    I am a young man who works as a nurse. On Thursdays my work starts at 8:00 PM and lasts until 10:00 AM. Afterwards, I go to sleep and miss the Jumu‘ah (Friday) prayer which is at 12:50 PM. Taking into consideration that all my efforts to wake up were in vain, am I excused by the Sharee'ah for not attending it? .. More

  • Cursing a person who does not pray Date: 20-8-2015

    I listened to an Islamic recording concerning one who does not pray. It is mentioned that such a person is a disbeliever, cursed and disobedient. Is there a specific ruling for each case? When is his heart sealed and stamped? May Allaah Almighty reward you? .. More

  • Debate between Imaams Ahmad and Ash-Shaafi‘i about unbelief and leaving prayer Date: 19-4-2015

    Shaykh, is this story true: ''There is a debate between Imams Shafi’i and Ahmad which Ibn al-Subki documented in Tabaqat al-Shafiyyah al-Kubra 2/61. Imam Ahmad debated Imam Shafi’i on the point of one who abandons the prayer for no reason. The account is as follows: Shafi’i said to Imam Ahmad, “Do you say that he disbelieves?” Imam Ahmad replied,.. More