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  • Making up for missed prayers if their number is not known Date: 12-11-2015

    I started praying when I almostturned 16 if my memory serves me correctly. I missed most prayers before that, not all. Even after 16, for some time, I may have missed prayers due to not bathing after a wet dream. I have read that one should make up for the missed prayers out of caution.1- My first question is, from what time? I have an approximate,.. More

  • Ruling on performing a prayer whose time is due before making up a missed one Date: 24-8-2015

    I heard some scholars saying that if a person offered the ‘Asr prayer and then remembered that he had not offered the Thuhr prayer, he must offer the Thuhr prayer and then offer the ‘Asr prayer again, since offering prayers according to the prescribed order is obligatory. However, it is narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Making up for prayers performed incorrectly Date: 18-4-2015

    Assalamu alaykum respected scholars. Six months ago, I went through an incredible religious awakening after reading the Quran for the first time (I'm Muslim-born), and this has prompted me to study my religion further and start taking my five pillars more seriously, with salah being my absolute top priority. However, even though I've turned to Allah.. More

  • Making up for deliberately missed prayer in a time of dislike Date: 9-2-2015

    asalaam alaikum prayers that are miss intentionally without any valid reason can we make the prayer in makrooh times?[I know we can make prayer in makrooh times if we miss for a valid reason] .. More

  • What to do when one is not sure whether he has performed a certain prayer Date: 24-7-2014

    I don't remember whether I prayed Isha yesterday, there is an equal chance or whether I did or did not.. .. More

  • Does the person who embraces Islam have to perform the prayers he missed on that day? Date: 15-3-2014

    Assalaam alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh. If a person converts to Islam during the day does he/she have to make up for the prayers that he/she has lost of that day? For example if a person converts to Islam when it is asr time. Do he have to make up fajr and dhuhr? Jazakallahu khayran. .. More

  • Missing an obligatory prayer does not affect the validity of other prayers Date: 14-1-2014

    If a person misses the ‘Ishaa' prayer, is his Fajr prayer invalid or rejected? .. More

  • The form of the made up prayer is the same as the offered prayer Date: 14-1-2014

    Is it permissible to offer the prayer in congregation after the prayer time has elapsed, like, for example, offering the Fajr prayer after sunrise?.. More

  • Remembering a missed prayer while praying a present one Date: 13-1-2014

    While I was leading about ten persons in the Maghrib (sunset) prayer, I remembered that I did not pray the ‘Asr (the afternoon prayer). I was doubtful during the prayer whether I had prayed ‘Asr or not and then became almost certain of not praying it at the end of the prayer. After the end of prayer, I asked those who were praying behind me whether.. More

  • Ruling on having sexual intercourse until the time for prayer elapses Date: 13-1-2014

    As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakaatuh. I had sexual intercourse with my wife while we were in a different country and was not aware of the prayer times (due to the time difference). I had intercourse with my wife at the time of Fajr and did not realize the passage of time until after sunrise. I hope that Allaah The Almighty Will Accept.. More

  • Observing the proper sequence when making up for missed prayers is not a condition for their validity Date: 12-1-2014

    My son performed the Maghrib prayer in congregation with me and then told me that he had not performed the ‘Asr prayer. It is well known that observing the proper sequence is important when making up for a missed prayer. I told him to perform the ‘Asr prayer afterwards and that he should observe order when making up for missed prayers in the future... More

  • Observing sequence in making up missed prayers Date: 27-11-2013

    salama aleikoum ustadh, I read there is ikhtilaaf in making up prayers in order, hanafiyyah and malikiyyah says if more than 6 then one doesn't have to make it up in order which i belief is the most correct but i am hanbali (although not at all costs everytime without proof). Because if one has to make up in order and one was neglictful in puberty so.. More

  • Making up prayer and fasting because of bleeding that accompanies abortion Date: 8-5-2013

    I experienced miscarriage in the first month of pregnancy during Ramadhaan but I did not realize the reason behind the bleeding so I considered it menstruation. Therefore, I abstained from fasting and offering the prayer for twelve days. Afterwards the doctor informed me that it was a miscarriage, not menstruation, so how can I make up the prayer? Can.. More

  • Whoever doubts his prayer should make it up Date: 25-12-2012

    I underwent surgery for a polydactyl, to remove my extra finger. The time of the operation was at about 1am in the morning and the time of the Fajr prayer was at about 5am. My husband woke me to perform the Fajr prayer but I was semi-conscious due to the effects of the anesthesia. Although I had not regained full consciousness yet, I started the prayer.. More

  • Onset of menstruation during prayer time does not necessitate making it up Date: 25-12-2012

    I experienced menstrual pain before noon, but I did not start bleeding and the Thuhr prayer became due. I delayed the Thuhr Prayer until 1pm and, when I went to perform the prayer, I found that the bleeding had started. Is it a sin that I had delayed the Thuhr prayer that way? Am I to be blamed for delaying the prayer in such a case?.. More