Is It Disliked in Prayer to Recite Two Surahs That Are Not Consecutive and to Perform a Second Cycle Longer Than the First?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, I have read that it is disliked in prayer to recite Surahs that are not consecutive. I have also read that it is disliked to recite a longer Surah in the second cycle. Can you please clarify? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray […]

Can I Skip a Surah and Recite the One After It During Two Cycles of Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum, Can a person recite one surah in the first rakah and then in the second rakah he skips the next in sequence and jump to the third? For instance, if a person recites Surah Maun in the first rakah, can he skip Al Kauthar and recite Kafirun […]

Combining Different Parts of Different Chapters of the Qur’an in a Single Cycle: Permissible or Not?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is it permissible to combine parts of surahs when praying a rakat, such as reciting the first few verses of Baqara combined with ayat al kursi in one rakat. Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this reaches you in the best of health and faith. To recite […]