Making up missed Rakats in congregation

According to the above narration, scholars conclude if one joins the prayer whilst the Imam is standing (Qiyaam) or bowing (Ruku’), then he has caught the Rakat. If he joins after the Ruku’, then he has missed the Rakat, and he must make up the Rakat by repeating it. One must make up that particular Rakah’, for example, if one misses the first Rakat then when he makes it up he must recite the additional surah.

Introduction to Mukhtasar Al-Quduri

Mukhtasar Al-Quduri is a primer Fiqh text in the Hanafi school. Mukhtasar means abridged and Al-Quduri refers to the author. The author’s name is Abu Hasan Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Ahmed Al-Quduri. Al-Quduri is his nisba, there are three opinions on the origins of this name, either, 1) His occupation as a Pot Maker, 2) Area in Baghdad, 3) Area in Baghdad in which pots were made. He was born in 362 AH so a very early Hanafi scholar. Between him and Imam Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Shaybani there are four teachers. He was the head Faqih in Iraq at the time.

An Overview of Islamic Legal Maxims

Qawa’id al-Fiqhiyyah are a set of universally applied principles to Islamic Law. They especially come in handy when dealing with unprecedented matters. History of the Maxims These Islamic legal maxims were not formulated at once. The conceptual underpinnings of these maxims and their definitions developed gradually when jurisprudence blossomed at the hands of leading jurists…Continue reading An Overview of Islamic Legal Maxims