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?


A: It is permissible, though not preferable.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)