Performing salaah as soon as the time sets it

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: A male has a valid reason for performing Salaah at home. For Fajr Salaah, should he perform it when it is still dark (like for woman at home) or when it is bright (like for men in the Masjid)?


A: It is permissible for him to perform it as soon as the time of Salaah sets in.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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