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 […]

Repeating Prayers in Maliki School for Not Doing “Dalk” in Wudu

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I just learned that it is obligatory to pass one limb over another limb in ghusl. Do I have to pray for all the years that my ghusl was not sound? Do these prayers become qada? I would like to have this answered according to the Maliki school. Answer: […]

New Converts, Making Up Missed Prayers, and Praying Confirmed Sunnas

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Asalamu alaikum I converted to Islam 7 years ago. It took over a years to start praying regularly as it took a while to learn and I was afraid to pray around my parents as they were so strongly against Islam.When I told them I was a Muslim initially […]

The Age of Puberty and Estimating Makeups (Qada’)

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I started praying 5 times daily when i turned 15. How many years of qada should i make up now?   Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. If one has been praying since puberty, one does not have to make up […]

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 […]

Does Each Makeup Prayer During Ramadan Count as 70 Makeup Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I have missed almost five years of missed prayers. It is also said that during Ramadan, when one prays a Fard prayer, he/she is counted as reading 70 to 70,000 times of that prayer. So can I make up my prayers according to this? Can I assume that […]