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  • Suffers Great Difficulty in Falling Asleep and Waking Up Date: 25-6-2020

    Sheikh, I have a serious issue falling asleep, I had it since childhood. Now, I have started to pray 5 times a day, and sometimes I hold myself awake until fajr time, prays and than go to sleep, but I cant fall asleep and quite often I just lie in my bed and try hard to fall asleep, often after 4-5 hours I fall asleep and than if I wake up again for.. More

  • Combining Prayers Due to Ritual Purity Issues Date: 13-5-2020

    I want a clear explation about a person with spinal cord injury who is unable to control and feel his bladder and bowel movement and used catheter and diaper and a care giver change his diaper currently the person use teymum to perform udu whenever the time is due for salah each morning and evening a care giver change his diaper. Is it obligatory to.. More

  • Commuting to and Back from Work Daily: Can He Shorten Prayers? Date: 8-4-2020

    If a person travels every day for work(leave morning them come home at night), or perhaps he does this for some period of time but not always, then can he combine his prayers at his destination? .. More

  • Combining and Shortening Prayers Before Starting Journey Date: 12-2-2020

    Assalamo alaikum, Could you please tell me whether i can pray zuhar and asar together before leaving for airport if time for zohar has entered? Jazakallahu khairan .. More

  • Combined Maghrib and ‘Ishaa’ In Light Rain Date: 3-12-2018

    Assalamu Alaikkum Now I am on visit to US. Here there is a mosque (with Quran classes and madrasas) where Egyptian Imams (Hafidhs) lead the prayers for more than 300 people including women and children. On a day when there was a small rain in winter season they prayed Magrib prayer and right away prayed the Essa prayer also together saying because of.. More

  • Doubting validity of combined prayers Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, Shaykhs. I combine the prayer, and I was combining the Maghrib and the ‘Ishaa’ prayer at the time of the Maghrib during this Ramadan, and the time for the ‘Ishaa’ began, most probably. I say 'most probably', as here in Makkah, the azan is given later than at its due time, so I cannot be sure.. More

  • Combining prayers without traveling Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that we are not allowed to join prayers without travelling unless there is a need and if it is not done as a habit. Even so, I have heard that we must do it in a congregation and in a mosque unless we are travelling. Otherwise, it is not allowed. The reason is that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,never joined prayers.. More

  • Time of 'Asr starts while combining Thuhr and 'Asr Date: 26-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I was combining the Thuhr and ‘Asr prayer at the time of the Thuhr, and the azan for the ‘Asr started while I was still praying the ‘Asr. Are my prayers valid? Do I need to repeat them? If yes, then only the ‘Asr, or the Thuhr also? Also, I suffer from illnesses that require the renewal.. More

  • Combining prayers to avoid OCD in ablution Date: 22-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, I suffer from continuos Waswaas (devilish whisperings) regarding ablution, so it takes a lot of time and mental pressure for me to perform ablution each time. Can I combine the Thuhr and ‘Asr and the Magrib and ‘Ishaa so that I can pray two prayers with one ablution till I get rid of this OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder)? .. More

  • Combining prayers due to old age Date: 11-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Praise be to Allaah, my maternal grandmother is over 100 years old. She prays some prayers before their defined time. She prays the ‘Ishaa prayer along with the Maghrib prayer, and the ‘Asr prayer along with the Thuhr prayer. My question is: can she continue praying this way due to her age? When.. More

  • Combining prayers without valid reason Date: 11-4-2017

    A long time ago, I used to combine prayers together; I did this out of ignorance. My question is: were those prayers valid? And if not, then what should I do now? I used to shorten the prayers as well. Someone had told me that it was permissible to combine prayers if someone could not pray on time, so I assumed, as he did not mention anything about.. More

  • Impermissible to combine Friday prayer and 'Asr for fear of missing 'Asr Date: 30-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Coming March 31th (a Friday), I have an exam that will take place during the afternoon. So I was thinking of combining the Friday prayer and the ‘Asr. I have seen on your website that you have stated that that is permissible for a traveler. I will not be traveling from one city to another, but the exam center is in a place of the.. More

  • Combining Thuhr and 'Asr in 'Arafah if praying in tent Date: 20-12-2016

    Should I shorten and combine the Thuhr and ‘Asr prayers on the day of ‘Arafat while performing the prayers in my tent, not in Namira Mosque? What about the Sunnah prayers; should l perform them during the stay of Hajj? .. More

  • Whether Makkans may shorten and combine prayers in Mina Date: 14-12-2016

    Residents of Makkah, when doing Hajj Ifraad, have to shorten the Thuhr, 'Asr, and Isha prayers, but they cannot combine the prayers during their stay in Mina; am I correct? .. More

  • Combining prayers due to sickness Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I once combined theThuhrand ‘Asras my mother was sick and had fever and said that she wanted to go the hospital, so as per my knowledge and understanding, I combined the Thuhrand ‘Asr at the time for the Thuhrand then went to the hospital with her. I combined these prayers because I need.. More