Do I Have to Repeat the Prayer After Finding Out it was Performed After Expiry?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel


Is my prayer valid if I, as a Shar’i excused (Ma’dhur) person, prayed outside the prayer time due to OCD causing a delay in wudu?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate

I pray you are well.

No, you will not have to repeat your prayer. It will now be classed as a missed (qada) prayer. You will not have to renew your wudu due to the expiry of the prayer time.

[Ibn ’Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar]


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I pray this helps with your question.

[Mawlana] Ilyas Patel
Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 

Mawlana Ilyas Patel has received traditional education in various countries. He started his schooling in the UK and completed his hifz of the Quran in India. After that, he joined an Islamic seminary in the UK, where he studied secular and Aalimiyya sciences. Later, he traveled to Karachi, Pakistan, and other Middle Eastern countries to further his education. Mawlana has served as an Imam in the Republic of Ireland for several years and taught the Quran and other Islamic sciences to both children and adults. He also worked as a teacher and librarian at a local Islamic seminary in the UK for 12 years. Presently, he lives in the UK with his wife and is interested in books and gardening.