Can I Combine the Intention of the Prayer of the Oft-Repentant With Other Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam

Question: As salam alaykum,

1- Is it permitted to include the two sunna units (rak`ats) after the Maghrib prayer in the units for the Prayer of the Oft-Repentant (awwabin)?

2 – With the remaining 4 units of the Prayer of the Oft-Repentant can one pray 4 units of a makeup prayer?

Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah.

(1) Yes, it is permitted to include the two sunna units (rak`ats) after the Maghrib prayer in the units for the Prayer of the Oft-Repentant (awwabin), which are six in number.

(2) It is permissible to combine the intentions of a makeup prayer with that of non-confirmed sunna prayers.

Please see: Is It Valid to Combine Multiple Intentions in One Prayer?

And Allah alone knows best.

wassalam,

Tabraze Azam

Checked & Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani