Fatwa: # 40486
Category: Prayer (Salaat)
Country: Canada
Date: 10th May 2018


Qada of Qasr


i missed asar namaz while traveling

do i make up the namaz as two rakats or four rakats


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

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

You should perform the qasr amount (2 rak‘ats) for the ‘asr salah you missed while traveling.[1]

And Allah Ta‘ālā Knows Best.


Student, Darul Iftaa


Checked and Approved by:
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



النهر الفائق شرح كنز الدقائق (١/٣٥٠) 

(وفائتة) في (السفر والحضر تقضى ركعتين)، لو فاتت في السفر، (وأربعًا) لو في الحضر، لأن القضاء يحكي الأداء بخلاف فائتة الصحة والمرض حيث يعتبر فيهما حالة القضاء، والفرق أن المرض لا تأثير له في أصل الصلاة بل في وصفها بخلاف السفر، وقد صارت بالفوات دينًا فلا يتغير.

تحفة الملوك (ص: ٩٩-١٠٠) 

قَضَاء فَائِتَة الْحَضَر فِي السّفر وفائتة الْحَضَر تقضى فِي السّفر أَرْبعا وفائتة السّفر تقشى فِي الْحَضَر رَكْعَتَيْنِ وَالْمُعْتَبر فِي ذَلِك آخر الْوَقْت

درر الحكام شرح غرر الأحكام (١/١٣٥) 

إذَا قَضَى فَائِتَةَ السَّفَرِ فِي الْحَضَرِ يَقْصُرُ وَإِذَا قَضَى فَائِتَةَ الْحَضَرِ فِي السَّفَرِ يُتِمُّ

مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح (ص: ١٦٤) 

"وفائتة السفر و" فائتة "الحضر تقضى ركعتين وأربعا" فيه لف ونشر مرتب لأن القضاء بحسب الأداء

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (٢/٧٦)

ويقضي المقيم فائتة السفر ركعتين لأن القضاء يحكي الأداء إلا لضرورة.

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