Is it obligatory to make up missed prayers?

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If one has not always been praying, is it then fard for him to make up the prayers (according to the Hanafi school of thought)? If yes, then when should he pray them? Should it be after the fard daily prayers? And how many times a day?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullah,

Please see the links:

Nawawi on making up missed prayers: scholarly consensus 

My Intention In Makeup’s: Do I Have to Specify? 

Makeup Prayers: Adhans, Iqamas & Not Talking About Them 

The Disliked Times for Makeup Prayers 

Qadha, Displacement of Du’a Qunoot, Qunoot Nazila 

My Mother has 30 Years of Prayers to makeup: Can she make the expiatory payments instead? 


Hanafi Fiqh Staff

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