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Choosing Between Tarawih and Make-Up Prayers in Ramadan

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I have to make up many missed prayers, what is the ruling on whether to do tarawih prayer in Ramadan or to first make up the missed prayers instead and leave the tarawih. can you please give the ruling for both men and women.   Answer: Walaikum assalam wa […]

Should One Perform Sunna and Nafl Prayers When One Has Many Makeup Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can one pray salat at-tawbah, salat al-istikhara, salat al-hajah and other specific nafl prayers if one has qadas? If not, can one intend to pray the nafl prayer along with a qada prayer? For example, when one is praying a qada of Fajr after a fard Maghrib, can they […]

Does a Shafi`i Who Switched to the Hanafi School Have to Make up Missed Witr Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If I was a Shafi`i and then became Hanafi, do I need to make-up witr prayers that I prayed as one cycle (rak`at)? Can I follow the Shafi`i position on leaving the sunna prayers when obligated to perform make-up prayers, and if yes then do I have to follow […]

Praying The Confirmed Sunnas With Make-Ups: I Feel Overwhelmed

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I have realized that the prayers I was performing were invalid. Is it necessary for me to make them all up, including the Witr prayers?  Can I leave sunnah prayers in order to make up all these past prayers? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful […]