I Keep Missing Prayers and Don’t Want to Be Muslim Anymore. What Can I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have depression and I struggle to pray on time. I get very nervous about making wudu and praying at work. I want to be seen as normal at work. Confronting anyone about why I do such and such thing gives me a lot of anxiety. Also, I […]

Can I Pray Fajr After Sunrise if I Wake Up Late?

Answered by Saira AbuBakr Question: I sometimes wake up after sunrise and I am not able to pray fajr prayer on time. Is it okay if I pray it after sunrise? Answer: walaikum salaam wa RahmatuAllah, May Allah bless you for asking the question. Waking up for the dawn prayer is a struggle for many […]

Is It Disbelief to Miss Prayers and Pray Them Late?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: A hadith states that if one’s obligatory prayers are lacking, the Lord will say: “Look and see whether My slave has any voluntary prayers which may be used to make up what is lacking in his obligatory prayers.” Then all his deeds will be examined and dealt with in […]

Will Allah Reject All of Our Good Deeds If We Neglect Our Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said: “When a person meets Allah after neglecting his prayer, he will meet him as if he had not worshipped him at all, nor done any good deeds.” Awn bin Abdullah said: “When a person is buried, the first question which will be asked him will […]

What Happens If the Current Prayer Time Exits While I Am Praying?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If an obligatory prayer is considerably delayed to an extent that upon completing the prayer (or in the final rak’aa), the time for the next prayer arrives, is the former prayer accepted as being prayed on time? In other words, when one commences the delayed prayer, he is on […]

My Husband Is Not Practicing: What Can I Do To Make Him A Better Muslim?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: I have a question regarding prayers and fasting. My husband doesn’t seem to take the five prayers and tarawih seriously. We have sexual relations at night after Isha’ prayer and plan to bathe right after Fajr enters. However, my husband always ends up going back to sleep without […]