161 fatwas

  • His Masjid holds Jumu'ah prayer at time of 'Asr Date: 13-1-2013

    Salaam, I have a problem regarding salaatul-jumu'ah. My local masjid prays the salaatul-jumu'ah at around 1:35-1:40pm and finish around 1:50pm because they think that 'Asr starts at approximately 2:10. However, this masjid is wrong in their prayer times owing to where they get their information. All other mainstream masaajid start Asr at 1:40. I have.. More

  • The voice of the Imaam was not heard during the Friday prayer Date: 25-12-2012

    During the Friday prayer, electricity was cut off. Those who prayed outside the Masjid could not hear or see the Imaam. One of them advanced and led them in the Friday prayer while the Imaam led another congregational prayer inside the Masjid. What is the ruling on the congregation outside the Masjid? May Allaah reward you... More

  • Ruling on one who missed the Friday prayer due to sleep Date: 24-12-2012

    What is the ruling on missing the Friday prayer due to sleep?.. More

  • The intention for the Friday prayer Date: 21-9-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, what is the intention made for the Jumu’ah prayer? .. More

  • This is not an excuse for you to leave the Friday prayer Date: 12-4-2012

    We hv 2 small kids (2.5 & 1.5 yrs old) and we dnt hv any 3rd prsn in Qatar to take care of them. Coz of this i'm unable to offer JUMMA PRAYER as we both hv to sleep with one kid in separae rooms. I fear tat if i leave my sleeping kid behind may be my daughter get herself injured. Also, my wife claims its tough to handleboth kids alone coz if.. More

  • He works in a hospital and sometimes cannot attend Friday prayer Date: 23-8-2011

    A.S.W. I AM WORKING IN A HOSPITAL AND SOMETIME I CANT GO OUT TO MASJIZ FOR FRIDAY PRAYER.BUT WE ALL KNOW THIS IS MUST FOR EVERY MUSLIM.PLEASE GUIDE ME HOW CAN I ADJUST FRIDAY PRAYER WHEN I AM ON DUTY.. I AM VERY MUCH CONFUSED ABOUT THIS. SECONDALLY PLZ LET ME KNOW ABOUT SOME FACTS IN RAMZAN. IS THIS MUST TO COVER YOUR HEAD BY CAP WHOLE DAY IN RAMZAN... More

  • Translating the Khutbah while the Imaam is on the pulpit Date: 30-3-2011

    selam aliykum i have one question...is it permissable to transilate the concept of khutba while the imam is on the mimber befor finishing the khutba...coz one of our imam is doing it here..gezakumulahu khiera.. More

  • Preventing people from attending the Friday prayer because of crowdedness of the mosque Date: 25-11-2010

    Assalamu alaikum.Here in India during Jumuah the Mosques are so filled(though there are plenty of Mosques here, infact even 1km. apart) that people have to pray on road leading to road blocks and other difficulties especially being in a plural society creates ill feelings among them.Can this problem be solved if Scholars give a Fatwa once Mosques.. More

  • Why Friday prayer is only two Rak'ahs Date: 2-11-2010

    Salaam Alaikum, Why 2 rakats of Zuhar prayer are reduced on Fridays? Is it correct that it is done to accommodate Juma Khutba on Fridays. Jazak Allah.. More

  • He has been appointed to lead Friday prayer in the prison Date: 29-8-2010

    Assalamualaikum; I am appointed as a Khatib(Imam)for friday prayers for the about 50 prisoners in a room without mimbar. What is the reward for it? Friday prayers in mosque has more rewards right. What topics is advisable for me to deliver during the khutbah for them. They also are paying me some allowances for performing the prayers. Is it alright.. More

  • A man leading the female prison inmates in the Friday prayer Date: 1-8-2010

    In American prisons women of all faiths are accommodated to practice their religious worship and provided a faith leader to conduct it. In light of this, I have been asked to conduct two jumu'ah prayers for an all women prison (one maximum and minimum security residents). This is the only time they are allowed to congregate for collective worship.. More

  • His employer does not allow him to attend the Friday prayer Date: 21-7-2010

    salam alaykom i live in a kafir country and i was studying but me and my mother have decided that we want to return to our land so i stopped my studys and started working as a courier delivery driver and we need some money to pay off some debt and a riba debt which my mum took but my boss will not allow me to pray friday prayer and i feel i am falling.. More

  • Rulings of the Friday Khutbah Date: 4-7-2010

    Could you explain the conditions, pillars, wajibaat and sunan of giving khutbah? also, is it from the sunnah for the khateeb to tell people to send Peace and Blessings on the Prophet in the second khutbah?.. More

  • A husband declaring his wife a disbeliever does not affect their marriage Date: 24-3-2010

    Assalaamu alaikum, During an argument with her husband, a sister was told by her husband "you don't believe in God", 6 times in broad daylight, in a restaurant where other diners can here... The sister is asking if her marriage is still valid now that her husband has declared takfeer on her? Is there any (islamic legal) implication to our marriage?.. More

  • His work conflicts with performing the Friday prayer Date: 24-3-2010

    assalamou alaikoum recently my work situation changed as i no longer have the ability to go to Joumouaa (Friday prayer) in the same way that i use to. the reason for that is that rosters have changed. my work is bus driver for the general public. and my duty is to report for work and get to drive the bus according to a set timetable which means that.. More