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Making up Missed Prayers

Ustadh Farid Dingle answers questions on whether making up missed prayers is obligatory. I hope this finds you well. I have a question with regards to missed prayers.From the age of 12-15 I never prayed. Between the ages of 16-17 I prayed twice a day. From 18 to now, sometimes I missed one prayer. All […]

Saying the Final Salams in Prayer behind an Imam

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers doubts about saying the final salams behind an imam. I have suffered from OCD in religious matters for over a year now. I used to repeat my salah and wudu due to confusion, doubts, etc., but I am getting better and your website has helped a lot. I am also receiving […]

Have I Sinned for Missing a Day of My Daily Schedule of Makeup Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1. A few months ago I made the intention to makeup the prayers I didn’t prayand I had been praying at least one day’s worth of make up prayers everyday since. For the last two days, I couldn’t bring myself to pray that amount. Have I sinned? […]

How Should I Make up Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1 – From what age is one accountable for missing prayer and must make them up ? 2 – For a period I stopped believing. Must I make up only the prayers I missed when I was a believer? 3 – When I first began praying I […]

When Should I Pray the Zuhr Prayer If I Have Delayed It up to the Disliked Time of the Asr Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum If one missed Zuhr and delayed Asr to its disliked time for whatever reason, should one still perform the Zuhr prayer before the Asr prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, if you have missed a prayer, yet at the same time, delayed praying `Asr until […]

Do I Have to Make up the Confirmed Sunna Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum, Do I have to make up the confirmed sunna prayers? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah.. No, confirmed sunnas are not made up after their time. [Shurunbulali, Maraqi al-Falah; Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar] No Make Ups for Missed Sunnas—But the Sunna of Not […]

Do I Repeat Prayers in Which a Necessary (Wajib) Action Was Omitted?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: In many instances I have recited out loud in the Dhuhr and Asr prayer when praying alone. I recently read that it is wajib to recite silently in these prayers when praying alone. Do I have to make up these prayers? Also, is it necessary to make up missed […]

How Can I Achieve a State of Purity Despite a Lack of Time and How Should I My Make up My Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum. I have in staying in a state of purity. I am always in a hurry to get out of the bathroom. This leads be to be impure. How can I remember to slow down? Since my purity is not on point, I am missing a lot of […]

Does Performing Hajj Remove the Duty to Make up Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Does performing Hajj remove the duty to make up prayers or fasts because it is forgiven? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, generally such traditions (hadith) are referring to minor sins (sagha’ir). Major sins still need to be compensated for by repentance, and unfulfilled duties need […]

Can I Make up Prayers by Praying Voluntary Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Is it true that the only way to make up missed obligatory prayers is by offering voluntary prayers? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, What you have been told is incorrect. Missed prayers must be specifically made up, namely, by intending that you are making up the […]