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What is the cut off time of taking Suhoor & rules for fajr nafilah


Assalamu Alaikum
I would like to have some clarifications on following

What is the cut off time of taking Suhoor? . Is it immediately upon Fajr Adhan or can be extended for 5 – 10 minuts after adhan?

If I pray 2+1 rakaaths after tharaweeh, can I pray 2 rakaats before fajir adhan as Thahajud?.


Thank You For your question

Answer 1 :

Refer the ruling link: Start of Fast

Fasting means that a person must, in obedience to the commands of Allah, from the time of Adhan for Fajr prayers up to Maghrib

Answer 2:

Refer the ruling link: Rules for Fajr Nafilah

780. The Fajr Nafilah is offered before the Fajr prayers, and its time commences when Namaz-e-Shab has been completed, till the time of Namaz-e-Fajr draws near. But if someone delays it till redness is seen in the eastern sky, then it is better to pray namaz of Fajr.

781. The time for Namaz-e-Shab is from midnight till Adhan for Fajr prayers, and it is better to offer it nearer the time of Fajr prayers


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