Can I pray Tarawih Prayers If I Have Overdue Obligatory Prayers to Complete?

Shaykh Farid Dingle answers a question related to praying Tarawih salaah when one has overdue obligatory prayers to complete (according to the Shafi school of thought).   Question: Assalamu alaikum. For the past three years I haven’t been praying salah consistently and sometimes didn’t pray for months on end. I’m now taking my deen more […]

Constantly Skipping Prayers

Shaykh Jamir Meah offers counsel on how to establish prayer, to make up missed prayers, and how to deal with emotional stumbling blocks.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have been suffering from this problem for years. It is the worst problem in my life and I’m very scared. I have […]

Making up Missed Prayers

Ustadh Farid Dingle answers questions on whether making up missed prayers is obligatory. I hope this finds you well. I have a question with regards to missed prayers.From the age of 12-15 I never prayed. Between the ages of 16-17 I prayed twice a day. From 18 to now, sometimes I missed one prayer. All […]

How Can I Make up Several Years of Prayers Despite Being Very Busy?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1) I am performing my 5 years make up prayers (Qada). I really want to perform them well but I am a very busy person i.e. I am engaged in quranic studies and a college student also. Please give me any piece of advice to perform them […]

Do I Need to Make up Prayers If I Didn’t Know the Rulings Relating to Janaba?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Do I need to make up all my prayers in those months if I was in a state of janaba for months without realizing it? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray you’re well insha’Allah. Thank you for your question. One of the conditions of prayer is being in […]

Do I Have to Make up Missed Prayers During a Travel? (Hanbali)

Answered by Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael Question: Assalam alaykum, While travelling, sometimes it is impossible to offer even the shortened prayers due to the impossibility to perform wudu. Do I still have to make these prayers up? Answer: Dear questioner about making up prayers, YOU HAVE TO MAKE WUDU Before answering your question I have […]

Can I Make up Missed Prayers in the Mosque? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Can I make up missed prayers in the mosque? 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 Faraz […]

Is Missing Prayers Due to Impurity Shirk?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: My friend missed a prayer because while he was urinating he had an erection, which led him to release prostatic fluid. Has my friend committed shirk? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, No, what you have described is not shirk. But the right thing to so would have been to […]

Should I Make up Prayers Missed Because of Religious Ignorance?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am 20 years old and I started prayer when I was 16. I should’ve started when I was 13. My parents never really taught us to pray and I wasn’t really religious at that time. When I was 16 I started to look into Islam myself and that’s […]

How Should I Go About Making up a Lot of Missed Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaykum, 1. If I pray the minimum oblgatory requirements for the making up prayers will they be valid and accepted? 2. Can I make up prayers after Fajr (before sunrise), and after Asr? 3. Can I skip the Sunnah prayers and instead make up prayers? Answer: Wa […]