Is It Preferable for Women by Default To Pray All Their Salaah at the Beginning Times or Does the Recommended Times Apply to Them Also

CategoriesSalaah [724]

Fatwa ID: 05554


Answered by: Alimah Safiyya-Maryam Ahmed




Is it preferable for women by default to pray all their salaah at the beginning times or does the recommended times apply to them also?



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




It is preferred for women who will be praying in their homes to pray at the beginning times of all the salahs as they are not partaking in the congregation. Please note how our Beloved Prophet [sallAllahualaihiwasallam] made the matter of salah for women so easy by stating that our prayer in our home is better and more rewardable than going out to the Masjid! Alhamdulillah.



Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Safiyya-Maryam Ahmed

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham





ولهذا أولى للنساء أن يصلين في أول الوقت لأنهن لا يخرجن الى الجماعة, كذا في مبسوطي شمس الأئمة وفخر الإسلام (رد المحتار, جلد ٢,كتاب الصلاة, صفحة ٢٥, دار عالم الكتب)

عن عبد الله بن مسعود ، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : ” صلاة المرأة في بيتها أفضل من صلاتها في حجرتها وصلاتها في مخدعها أفضل من صلاتها في بيتها ” . (سنن أبي داود, كتاب الصلاة, باب التشديد في ذلك, حديث ٥٧٠)




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