Combining the two sunnah rak’ahs of fajr along with the tahiyyatul-masjid

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Reference: http://www.alfawzan.af.org.sa/node/16197

Question: When he enters the masjid, he prays the [two sunnah] rak’ahs of the fajr [prayer], and combines it with the tahiyyatul-masjid; is that permissible?

Response: Yes [this is permissible], that he prays [the] two rak’ahs [of the fajr prayer] and intends by them [both] the tahiyyatul-masjid and the [two sunnah] rak’ahs of the fajr [prayer]; there is no harm in that. However, if he made the intention to pray the [two sunnah] rak’ahs of the fajr [prayer] – that would suffice him from [praying the two rak’ahs of] tahiyyatul-masjid.

Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

About Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.