Fatwaa ID: 852
Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarkathu
What’s the right way to deal about the concept of missed salah in the past? Should we offer Qaza of them or just ask for forgiveness and no miss our upcoming Salah and offer more number of Sunnah and nafil to compensate to those missed fardh salah?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
A salaah remains obligatory on a person until performed. With the lapsing of its time, the obligation is not waived. Accordingly, if a salaah is missed or skipped, it must be made up. Along with that, sincere tawbah and istighfaar is necessary. Istighfaar alone without qadhaa is not sufficient.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
08/23/1444 AH – 03/15/2023 CE | AMG3-3497
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