Hastening Fajr before Sunrise (Hanafi)

Ustadh Tabraze Azam gives advice on being pressed for time to pray fajr and how best to pray them in their time if one only has a few minutes. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I was praying fajr Salah with my brother as the imam. We didn’t have much time left till […]

What Is the Basis of Reciting the Qunut in the Fajr Prayer According to the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam aleykum, What are the proofs for the shafi’i position of regularly reciting the Qunut in the Fajr prayer? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. The Shafi’i school holds that the Qunut should be recited […]

How To Deal with Bleeding Just Before the Exiting of Prayer Time?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamualaykum warahmatulahi wabarakatu, 1) I had a few minutes left for fajr, and continuous blood was coming out from my throat. When I thought it had stopped I quickly did my wudu but when I was washing my feet blood came out so I quickly made an intention of […]

When Does it Really Become Prohibited to Eat During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum I have read that when fasting one should make sure that between the moment one stops eating and Fajr’s time there is a gap which would allow one to recite 50 verses of the Qur’an . What happens if one stops eating 5 minutes before Fajr? Answer: […]

When is the Exact End Time for the Dawn (Fajr) Prayer?

Question: Assalamaleikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. I know that the time for suhoor ends 10 minutes before fajr. Does this mean that the time for Isha ends 10 minutes before fajr as well, or can you pray until the start fajr (proper)? Answer: Walaikum Asalaam Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh. Bismillah. The time of Isha is […]

How to Pray Fajr Prayer on Time?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Salaam Alaikum In the past month or so I have been trouble waking up on time for Fajr Salah. I am getting a bit desperate, I have tried alarm clocks etc but just cant seem to wake up on time. I sleep straight after Isha. Please help, any advice, […]

Praying Sunnas of Fajr When You Are Likely to Miss the Congregation

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: If the Imam is in last rakat of Fajr prayer and I will not be able to get the catch the congreation if I pray the sunna of fajr, what would be ruling for the sunna prayer in that case? When should I pray them, if at all?  Answer: […]

Fajr Prayer, Sunrise and Makeups

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: What is the punishment for missing salaah unintentionally, such as oversleeping? Once I performed fajr after the compulsory ghusl, only realizing after sunrise that I had not poured water in my nostrils. Do the warnings in ahaadith also refer to the one who misses salaah unintentionally? e.g. the snake […]

The Importance of Fajr Prayer and How to Pray It on Time

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Assalamualaikum.  I keep missing my Fajir prayer all the time. After I wake up I feel so bad that I have missed it but it keeps happening . Please tell  me the importance of fajir prayer and how I can wake up. Answer: Wa alaikum salam wa rahmatullahi […]