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Salam.Is istikhara namaz obligatory?

asked 44343 suniza's gravatar image

Istikhara prayers are not obligatory but we have been instructed by the Prophet Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam to perform the Istikhara prayer whenever we make decisions in our life, including when we make some major decisions in life. Therefore, we should always make an effort to perform Istikhara, whether we see it as a way in receiving guidance or whether we perform it as a supplication dua.

Istikhara can be performed night or day. Some people do Isikhara with most of their prayers except for afte Fajr and Asr when sujood is forbidden.

May Allah SWT bless us with divine guidance from Himself and may He give us the understanding to make the correct decisions and may He put goodness in whatever He chooses for us. Ameen.

answered 5287 stronghold's gravatar image

The brother has given the haqq, the only prayers that are fard is the five all else are naufal, some are sunnah muaqata highly recommended. Salaam

(Sep 20 '13 at 14:11) yaqin ♦ yaqin's gravatar image
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