Category: Prayer (Salaat)
Fatwa#: 31673
Asked Country: Qatar

Answered Date: Nov 30,-0001

Title: Difference between Salatul Ishraq and Salatud Duha

Question

Assalamu Alekum, 

What is the difference between "Isharaq prayer and Duha prayer? Or both are two names of a single prayers? Please answer. 

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Dear Brother,

Salatul Ishraq starts approximately fifteen minutes after sunrise and remains until one-fourth of the day. This is understood from the following hadith:

عن أنس، قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: من صلى الغداة في جماعة ثم قعد يذكر الله حتى تطلع الشمس، ثم صلى ركعتين كانت له كأجر حجة وعمرة، قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: تامة تامة تامة

Translation: Anas bin Malik Radhyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah said: “Whoever pra

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