Prayer (Shafii)

March 17, 2023 2 mins

How To Pray Missed Fajr Prayers Behind the Imam?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I have embarked on making up for the missed prayers in my youth. This Ramadan, we are performing our tarawih at home, and I read an earlier post that advised that one pray the missed fajr prayers behind the imam. Would one still be required to perform the Qunut? […]
March 16, 2023 3 mins

Should an Excused Person Renew Ablution for Witr?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Do I have to take a fresh ablution for witr after praying ‘Isha, considering that I have an illness that perpetually causes me to nullify my ablution? What are the specifications/details regarding taking a separate ablution for “every” Prayer? Answer In the Name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Especially […]
March 15, 2023 1 min

If the Sun Begins to Rise While I Am Still in Fajr Prayer. Is My Prayer Valid in...

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question I was late for the Fajr prayer; only two minutes were left. I finished just at sunrise after praying the qirats, tashahudd, durud, and dua masura quickly while keeping up with the Fara’id, Sunan, and Wajibat. Is my prayer valid or not? Answer Thank you for your important question. It […]
March 2, 2023 4 mins

How Should a Paralyzed Patient Pray?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I have a condition that renders me motionless and effectively paralyzed for long periods of time. Consequently, I regularly find myself unable to perform ablution or dry ablution, and other times I am unable to face the Qibla during prayer. Do I have to make up all these prayers, […]