Looking at the clock while performing Salaah

Q: Is it permissible to look quickly at the clock whilst reading sunnats, to make sure one does not read too long rakaats and miss the takbir oola?

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A: It is permissible, though not preferable.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)