Explore Islamic doctrines related to sleep patterns, prayer timings, and combining prayers. Keep reading to clarify misunderstandings and guide your daily routines according to Hadiths.
Is it allowed to sleep between Maghrib and Isha?
The Messenger of Allah (saws) discouraged and forbade the believers to choose to sleep between the magrib and isha prayers; but to the best of our knowledge there is no restriction in Shariah if one wishes to sleep between asr and magrib times, if one wishes to do so.
What is the time between Maghrib and Isha?
The time for Maghrib lasts from sunset until the disappearance of the red afterglow, which may sometimes be one and a half hours between Maghrib and ‘Isha’, or sometimes it may be one hour and twenty minutes, or one hour and seventeen minutes; it varies.
What happens if we sleep during Maghrib?
Yes, it is mentioned in many Hadeeths that sleeping between ASR and Maghrib is Makrouh (disliked) and cause many harms on health and well-being. It can cause mental problems and unhappiness. Hadeeth says: Who sleeps between ASR and Maghrib should not blame but himself when he finds disturbance in his mind.
Can you combine Maghrib and Isha if Travelling?
Praise be to Allah. The concession regarding prayer that are connected to travel is that one is allowed to join Zuhr and ‘Asr, and Maghrib and ‘Isha’, at the time of the earlier or later of the two.
Can you pray 2 prayers together?
It is permissible to combine Zuhr and ‘Asr together at the time of either of them and to combine Maghrib and ‘Isha’ together at the time of either of them. These four are the prayers that can be put together: Zuhr and ‘Asr, and Maghrib and ‘Isha’, at the time of either of them, either the first or the second.
Can Shia pray Maghrib and Isha together?
Shia Muslim usually perform zuhr and ʿasr prayers together and also maghrib and ʿisha prayers together and Sunnis perform them separately. In the books of jurisprudence, performing two prayers together is discussed in the section regarding the times of prayer and also mentioned in sections regarding purity and hajj.