Combining Intenions of Sunnat and Fardh

Fatwa ID: 04101

Answered by: Alimah Maimoonah

 

Question

 

The scenario is: A man reads his 4 fardh of Zuhr salah at home intentionally and he leaves his 2 Sunnats, thereafter he goes and joins the imam in Jama'at of Zuhr, then will that 4 in Jama'at count as his remaining two Sunnats and two Nafl?

 

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

 

If a combined intention is made of performing two Nafl salaah (such as Tahiyyatul Masjid and Tahiyyatul wudhu, it is permissible. (It will be more rewarding to read them separately)

However, to combine intentions between Sunnah and Nafl in one salaah, this is not permissible.  (Ahsanul Fatawa page 453, volume 3)

 

 

Only Allah Knows Best

Written by Alimah Maimoonah

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

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