Fajr Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Making taubah for sins

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Q: I was listening to one of your recordings. I came to know that we should not talk about sins in detail when making tawbah.. have I understood correctly? If I mistakenly backbite shouldn’t I say forgive me for backbiting..or forgive me I couldn’t pray fajr today? I am not clear. Can you explain? A:… read more »

Sleeping after fajr

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Q: What are some of the worldly harms of habitually sleeping after Fajr without a valid reason? A: It is an experience of many righteous people that you may suffer a memory loss or weakness of the mind. Further, you will be deprived of barkat. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by:… read more »

Sajdah sahw for not reading long surahs in salaah?

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Q: I made the intention in my heart to recite long surahs in fajr salaah, but I forgot and recited short surahs instead. Does this make sejdah sahw waajib? A: No. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. وفي الولوالجية الأصل في هذا أن المتروك ثلاثة أنواع فرض وسنة وواجب ففي الأول أمكنه التدارك بالقضاء… read more »

Performing qadha salaah in order

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Q: I have a lot of qadha salaah. Is it permissible to read all the fajr qadha salaah first and then all the zuhr qadha salaah and so on. Or should I read it in order: fajr zuhr asr maghrib esha fajr zuhr…. A: Both ways are permissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best…. read more »

Eating after sehri ends

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Q: I woke up this morning and drank water after fajr. Not realizing I needed to fast today. However, since then I haven’t eaten or drank and want to keep my fast. Would it be accepted? I didn’t know I had to fast today and a friend told me.  A: Since you had eaten, you cannot… read more »