I Wasn’t Praying on Time. Were My Good Deeds Valid? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have fed poor people for the expiation of an oath at a time in which I did not pray properly. Was my expiation accepted? I am basing my doubt upon the Hadith that states that a person deeds are not accepted if he missed the Asr […]

The Prayer Comes in While I Am in Class. What Can I Do? (Habib Umar Bin Hafiz)

Answered by  Habib Umar bin Hafiz Question: Assalam aleykum I am student, and usually the time for Dhuhr prayer comes in while I am in class. We are not allowed to leave the class for prayer, so what is the best thing to do in this situation? Answer: [Assalam alaykum] Establishing the Prayer in the Most Beautiful […]

How Can I Be More Steadfast in My Prayers?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: AsSalaamu alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh! Please advise a way to be steadfast in prayers. I always begin with intentions of continuing making all of my prayers but then laziness sets in and I will go many days without. I understand the need and the obligation yet, I always […]

How Can I Pray on Time With My Very Busy Job and Very Long Hours?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: I am a night shift nurse. I do twelve hour shifts, 5 nights a week (up to eight shifts in a row) for two different hospitals. When I get off I must commute home right away to help get the kids dressed, fed, and off to school so […]