Missed Sunnats for Fajr

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Q: When I woke up for fajar and after I performed wudhu there were 3 minutes left for sunrise. I therefore performed only the 2 rakahs fardh fajar and did not offer the 2 rakah sunnah. Was I correct?

Should I offer the 2 rakahs sunnah later?



1. It is correct.

2. It is not obligatory to offer it later.

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


Answered by:

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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