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  • Lack in Obligatory Prayers Is Compensated by Optional Prayers Date: 4-10-2018

    I heard that our Nafl prayers wont be accepted if we left any fard prayers in our life,is it true? Does the nafl prayers include Salatut Tawbaah and salatut tasbeeh that won't be accepted too even if we asked for forgiveness of those fard prayers? .. More

  • Praying Sunnah of Fajr after sunrise (at time of dislike) Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Suppose that I got up just after sunrise. Should I begin with the Sunnah prayer of the Fajr, or should I pray the Fajr first and then pray its Sunnah prayer 15/20 minutes after sunrise knowing that voluntary prayers should not to be prayed at that time? .. More

  • Sunnah prayer when combining prayers Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. If a person is combining the Maghrib and ‘Ishaa’ prayers at the time of the Maghrib, can that person pray the Sunnah of the ‘Ishaa’ prayerafter its time begins, or must it also be prayed at the Maghrib time itself and it can thus not be delayed? And, please, also give advice for someone.. More

  • Manner of performing four-Rak‘ah Sunnah prayer Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. How should I pray the Sunnah prayer if I pray four Rak‘ahs (units of prayer) with one Salaam? Should I recite another surah after the Faatihah in every Rak‘ah? Should I sit in Tashahhud after two Rak‘ahs? .. More

  • How optional prayers complete missed obligatory prayers on Day of Judgment Date: 30-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I just wanted clarification on the following hadith. I cannot remember its exact wording, so I will paraphrase it, Allah willing. It is regarding the Day of Judgment, when a person will be being questioned about his prayer. Allah, the Exalted, will tell the angels to look into a persons prayer, as to whether it is complete or deficient... More

  • When to pray pre-prayer Sunnah if one missed congregational prayer Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I miss the Thuhr prayer with the congregation in the masjid, am I still able to pray four units of prayer before praying the Thuhr prayer by myself, or is it too late? For example, the prayer in congregation is at about 11:50, but if I miss the group prayer and pray at 12:30 by myself, can I still pray the additional voluntary.. More

  • Two Rak'ahs before Fajr not obligatory Date: 18-10-2016

    Are there any scholars who think that it is obligatory to offer the two-Rak‘ah (units of prayer) prayer before the two-Rak‘ahobligatory prayer of Fajr? .. More

  • Invalid to pray regular Sunnah of Maghrib before it Date: 22-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom dear Shaykh. May Allaah preserve your health and your eemaan (faith). Occasionally, my family are a little late to pray the Maghrib, so when this happens, I pray the two rakʻahs (units of prayer) of thesunnah of the Maghrib before it because I do not want to miss out on the Sunnah. Is this permissible or am I making an innovation?.. More

  • Why the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam, prayed 2 Rak'ahs after 'Asr though it is forbidden Date: 22-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaikh. While reading Sahih Al-Bukhaari, I read the following hadith that I already knew. Volume 1, Book 10, Number 560: Abu Sa'id Al-KhudriI narrated that he heard the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,say, "There is no prayer after the morning prayer till the sun rises, and there is no prayer after the ‘Asr prayer till the.. More

  • A Muslim is not denied the Prophet's intercession by leaving the Sunnah prayers Date: 26-12-2014

    Assalaamu alaikum, I have read that Sunnah Muakkada is very important practice for Muslims and if anyone leave this sunnah (with no due reason) than such person will be deprived of Shafa'a (intercession) of Prophet Muhammad (SallALLAH Alaihi wa Sallam) on the day of Qayamah. So I want to know whether this thing is true or not? Kindly give us Daleel.. More

  • Delaying Sunnah prayer until end of its due time Date: 30-1-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah. Dear Shaykh,My question is about the time of sunnah prayers that come after Farz Salah[Juhr,Magrib and Isha].After praying Isha in congregation,I sit for Zikr and Duas in the masjid.Then I pray the 2 rakaat sunnah prayer changing my position usually.But sometimes, when I am busy,I leave the masjid without praying the.. More

  • What is better: offering the Fajr voluntary prayer at home or in the Mosque? Date: 15-1-2014

    What is closer to the tradition of the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his Companions and their followers: offering the Fajr voluntary prayer at home or in the mosque? Please provide authentic narrations supporting your view. May Allaah Reward you best. .. More

  • Pray the two Rak‘ahs of Fajr, even if you are being attacked by a cavalry Date: 14-1-2014

    What is the ruling of the one who does not pray the two Rak‘ahs of Fajr, knowing that they are a confirmed Sunnah and not obligatory? .. More

  • Praying four Rak’ahs before Thuhr and four after it Date: 5-1-2014

    Dear Scholar. Assalam-o-Aliekom! There is a Hadith mentioned in your fatwa no. 84719 that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) said: "If anyone keeps on praying regularly four Raka'h before and four after the noon prayer, he will not enter the Hell-fire" [ Abu Dawood and al-Tirmizi ]. My question is how can I incorporate these naafil prayers in.. More

  • Praying Sunnah Rak'ahs of Fajr after the Iqaamah Date: 14-11-2013

    assalamu alaykum, Hanafi scholars say that it is permissible to pray Fajr Sunnah prayer even if Iqamah is called and if there is a chance to catup the Fajr Fard salah after praying Sunnah. The below are the evidence they give. Abdullah ibn Abi Moosa narrates: Ibn Masood(ra) came and the Imam was in the Fajr prayer. He performed the sunnah prayer behind.. More