I AM TOO BUSY TO HAVE TIME FOR SUPEREROGATORY PRAYERS, WHAT SHOULD I DO REGARDING THIS? 

Questioner: A person who wishes to observe supererogatory prayers after the obligatory prayers but has no time for it due his busyness, what should he do about this?

Dr Sharof: All these excuses based on busyness should (be neglected) because we have so many things to face in our graves. A person who will die and be bundled like the fishes in a canister and be thrown into his graves! It is better for you to be steadfast on whatever will benefit you. Why don’t you have time? Is the two units of prayer he will pray more than five minutes? And (yet he says) there is no time for this. For this reason we should be careful, there is time. We would have answered this question (that is, reason along with him) if there is really no time.

[SOURCE: The question and answer session of the tape titled, “The Prophet’s methodology regarding ‘Eid-al-Adha”]

Translated by Aboo Aaishah Al Odeomeey

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