166 fatwas

  • Speech given before Friday Khutbah Date: 20-11-2002

    I am waiting for the answer for my Question bearing No. 51586 regarding speech shortly before the start of Jumu'ah Khutbah especially in the language other than Arabic. We are eager to know the answer to this question... More

  • Friday prayer in a chapel Date: 5-10-2002

    Unfortunately the lunch break at my work place is brief. This make it difficult for us to attend the Friday prayer at the local mosque. We started saying prayers in the Chapel at our work, which is the cleanest and isolated place. Could you please guide us whether is it right to do that, if yes how many at least should be there to say Friday prayer? .. More

  • Prison Imam offering consecutive Jumu'ah prayers Date: 22-9-2002

    Is it allowed for a single Muslim chaplain working inside a prison to lead the inmates in two Jumu'ah'(Friday) prayers in one day consecutively because of the prison's rules that make it difficult to gather everyone in the prison at the same time?.. More

  • Class time conflict with Jumu'ah prayer Date: 4-9-2002

    I am a student at one of the USA universities. I need one more semester to graduate. Next semester I have a time conflict between the Jumu'ah prayer time and the classes that I need. The first it has happened to me. What should I do?.. More

  • Praying Jumu'ah in Mosque with a tomb Date: 14-8-2002

    My apologies for asking this question once again. It is because that I need a little more clarification. For your valuable answer concerning the performance of Salat in Masjid (s) with tombs inside. What should one do in the case of performing the obligatory Jumu'ah Prayers in a Masjid with a tomb? I work in a town that has only one Masjid which has.. More

  • Time of Jumu'ah Prayer Date: 21-7-2002

    I am living in Italy and for the prayer of the Friday I got to the mosque. I observed that they make 'al-Azan' before the schedule time of Al-Zuhr (16 minutes before). Consequently, the 'Khutbah' starts also before this schedule time. However, the Salah itself is done after the schedule time. When I asked for an explanation, the responsible of the.. More

  • Jumu'ah prayer in non-Muslim countries Date: 8-7-2002

    Regarding Friday prayer in non-Islamic countries if there is no Masjid available. Is it possible to pray Friday at home if there is no other place? What should be done if there are only 2 or 3 people for Salat?.. More

  • The opening of the Khutba by the Prophet Date: 20-5-2002

    What is the reason behind the opening Khutba of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) when he begins with Thanaa and Tahmeed and the three verses of Qur'an regarding Taqwa and the mention of Bidah?.. More

  • Jumu'ah for Muslim prisoners Date: 6-5-2002

    Is it permissible for brothers who are incarcerated to conduct Jumu'ah on Fridays?.. More

  • Three Muslims Praying Friday Prayer Date: 3-3-2002

    We are three Muslims in Japan for three months. Can we pray Salah al-Jumu'ah as a group? .. More

  • Praying Jumu'ah twice in a mosque Date: 4-2-2002

    Why should Muslims pray Jumuah' prayers? Who should pray Jumuah'? Where should Jumuah' be prayed i.e. what level of congregation? Is Jumuah' Farthi (mandatory) or is it Sunnah?Can one pray Jumuah' twice if the mosque is small i.e. can one group pray first while the second group wait and then the second group pray their turn?.. More

  • Unable to Attend Jumu'ah Prayer Sometimes Date: 20-1-2002

    What happens if I can't attend the Jumu'ah prayer? Can I pray Jumu'ah at home? I am only able to go to the mosque sometimes. .. More

  • Permissibility of leaving Jumu'ah Prayer after performing Eid prayer Date: 19-1-2002

    Is it true that if one perform Eid prayer he can leave the Friday prayer? .. More

  • Minimum number of people for Jummah prayer Date: 8-1-2002

    What is the minimum number of people for jummah prayer?.. More

  • Entering the Friday prayer after it began Date: 1-1-2002

    If I entered the prayers on Friday and the Imam had already started the prayer. Do I pray two Rak'ah or do I have to pray four Rak'ah?.. More