Prayer, Past Sins, and the Hijab

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat gives valuable advice on how to make up prayers and not burn out. I’m sorry. I sent a question through earlier about making up missed prayers. I also wanted to ask, if I should be including the nafl prayers for dhuhr, maghrib and isha in my makeup prayers, or can these be […]

Making up Prayers and Fasts

Ustadh Farid Dingle clears up some confusion regarding making up missed fasts and prayers. I’ve been reading your answers about making up broken fasts. In the Ramadan Reader it says we must fast sixty consecutive days for any deliberately broken fasts. But in the answers section it says no expiation is stipulated, however all broken […]

Purity and Judging Pigskin

Ustadh Farid Dingle gives guidance on prayer and items made of pigskin. I have been using a leather wallet and recently found out that it is made of pig skin leather. I have performed some prayers while this wallet was in my pocket. Will I have to repeat such prayers?  Jazakum Allah khayr. The Short […]

Invalid Ghusl, Prayer, and the Fast

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat is asked about the conditions of a valid ghusl and if not having a valid ghusl invalidates the fast. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I got my first period when I was around ten years old. I was told that I would have to take a bath once […]

Is It Valid to Pray Make-Ups Behind Tarawih Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I have been making up my missed Fajr prayers in Tarawih congregations at a mosque. I make the intention that I am making up Fajr every two rak’as with the Imam and followed him. Is what I did sound? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Thank you for your question. […]

Is It Necessary to Make up Missed Prayers? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I didn’t pray during high school years. I’m assuming perhaps I started in my 20’s something. I’m not sure about the exact age. How many years of prayer do I have to make up? Should I really make them up? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for […]

What If I Have Too Many Prayers To Make Up? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What if I have too many prayers to make up? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh […]

To What Extent Can I Restrict the Sunnah Acts in Make-Up Prayers? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaikum, I have discovered that you can’t wipe over socks that allowed water to seep through. Now I have to make up almost a decade worth of prayer. Is there a minimum requirement (with regard to Sunna actions)in performing a make up prayer? Answer: Assalāmu ʿalaykum, I pray […]

What Is the Minimum Requirement for the Intention of Makeup Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum As part of my intention for each makeup prayer, I have been intended to “repeat the last Asr prayer I missed”. Is my intention valid or do I need to be more specific? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, your intention was valid, as were your […]

Can We Perform Make-Up Prayers After ‘Asr?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum Can we perform make-up prayers after ‘Asr? Can we perform make-up prayers during the 20 minutes before maghrib enters (one of the three disliked times)? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this message finds you well, insha’Allah. Yes, you can make up prayers after `Asr […]