Uncover the Islamic guidelines for shortening and combining prayers in relation to travel, specific circumstances, and certain times of the day. Understand the restrictions and allowances.
How long can we combine prayers?
1. If you intend to stay in a city for four days or fewer, then you can shorten and combine your prayers. 2. If you intend to stay more than four days, you cannot shorten or combine your prayers.
How many days can you shorten prayers?
It says in Fataawa al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah (8/95): The traveller who intends to stay in a place for more than four days cannot shorten his prayers. If he is going to stay for less than that, he may shorten his prayers.
Is it okay to combine prayers?
If there is hardship, whether by night or by day, it is permissible to put prayers together. End quote from ash-Sharh al-Mumti’ (4/393).
When can you shorten and combine prayers?
As for joining prayers, the reason for it is need and excuses, so if a person needs to he may join both shortened and full-length prayers whilst travelling, and he may join prayers when it is raining and so on, or because of sickness and the like, and for other reasons, because the purpose behind it is to spare the …
Can I combine 3 prayers?
Indeed, it is not permissible to combine three prayers, so it is not correct to combine Maghrib, `Isha and Fajr, for example. What is permitted is to combine Zuhr and `Asr , and Maghrib and `Isha’ , but Fajr cannot be combined with any other prayer.
Can you pray 3 prayers together?
It is permissible to combine daytime prayers Zuhr and ‘Asr together and nighttime prayers Maghrib and ‘Isha’ together when the necessity arises. It should be noted that the Hanbali madhhab is the most easy-going madhhab concerning excuses that make it permissible to combine prayers together while not being on travel.