Fatwaa ID: 1264
Asalamualaikum Mufti Sahib, I hope you are well.
If someone has done something before in their life which will be questioned on the Day of Judgement, for example,
Missing a Sunnah Muakkadah, Sunnah Muakkadah is punishable
However, is there anyway to escape this punishment for missing Sunnah Muakkadah? Do we just make Tawbah?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
A person will be accountable for each and every action of his, good and bad. One should supplement his actions and doings with supererogatory actions. If there is deficiency in the prescribed actions, then this will supplement that. If there are shortcomings or sins, then these righteous deeds will do them away. In the enquired situation, make istighfaar and continue doing righteous deed. Allaah Ta’aala is Ever-Generous and Most-Merciful.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين
Darul Iftaa New York answers questions on issues pertaining to Shari’ah. These questions and answers are placed for public view on askthemufti.us for educational purposes. The rulings given here are based on the questions posed and should be read in conjunction with the questions. Many answers are unique to a particular scenario and cannot be taken as a basis to establish a ruling in another situation.
Darul Iftaa New York bears no responsibility with regard to its answers being used out of their intended contexts, nor with regard to any loss or damage that may be caused by acting on its answers or not doing so.
References and links to other websites should not be taken as an endorsement of all contents of those websites.
Answers may not be used as evidence in any court of law without prior written consent of Darul Iftaa New York.