Regarding ‘as-Salaah al-Wustaa’

Reference: Duroos wa Fataawa al-Hajj – Volume 1, Page 14, No.13

Question: What is the ‘as-salaah al-wustaa’?

Response: According to the correct opinion, ‘as-salaah al-wustaa’ is the ‘asr prayer; this is based upon his ﷺ statement [on] the day of Ahzaab:

«They occupied us away from as-salaah al-wustaa, the ‘asr prayer», transmitted by al-Bukhaaree (2931) and Muslim (628)

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. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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