161 fatwas

  • Missing Friday prayer Date: 21-3-2010

    I'm working in an electrical company and I have to do shift duties. I have to give this service for 24 hrs to the public. My duty is to supervise the faults attended by the technicians and to give necessary information to attend it. Sometimes I miss my Friday prayer because of this and I always fear that it might not be an excuse, and I'm not allowed.. More

  • Holding two Jumu'ah prayers in the same mosque for necessity Date: 23-2-2010

    Assalamu Alikum. I live in north of the UK and we have a small mosque where we pray Jumaa. Because the number of people coming to pray jumaa is too large the mosque has decided to have two jumaa prayers. It is also most likely that the same imam will do the 2 prayers. 1. Is there anything wrong in having 2 jumaa prayers for this reason? 2. Is it permissible.. More

  • Correcting the Imaam during the Friday Khutbah Date: 30-9-2009

    Asalamu alaykum wa rahamatu allahi wa barakatu. Is it permissible to correct the Imam of Khubtbah Jumaa during the khutbah. It recently happened and a sister correcting Omar ibn Khatab was the example used to justify the behavior wa allahu alam. Jazak allahu khiran.. More

  • Listening to Friday Khutbah in case one does not understand it Date: 5-8-2009

    Assalamu Alaikkum when i go to jumma prayer is it permissable to recite quran ,zikr or make dua while imam gives his speech or kutba, because i am out of my country and i cannot understand imams language even a single word. jazakallahu hairan.. More

  • Ruling on the one who does not pray three Friday Prayers Date: 8-7-2009

    ASSALAMO ALAIKUM..! i m shafia... i wanted to know i have heared thosands of time that if a person skips three JUMMA'S NAMAZ.. so he will be no more MUSLIM...! IS it true.. if is dat so.. so how to convert in MUSLIM again.. sat d procisure to become MUSLIM again...! and is it aplicable in all muslims.., or just MALE persons...! please guide me.. More

  • Duration of Friday Khutbah Date: 2-7-2009

    As salamu aleykum, The local mosque offers on Friday always a long Khutbah of approx. 45 minutes. Is this not against the Sunnah, as in the Sunnah we are commanded to shorten the Khutbah of Friday as mentioned in ahadith in Sahih Muslim and Sunan Abu Dawud ? I read in a fatwa: The khutbah should be to the extend of the tiwaal e mufassal (i.e the Surahs.. More

  • Delaying the Friday prayer and shouting while Imaam is giving Khutbah Date: 11-6-2009

    QUESTION 1: Can a Jumuah (Friday prayer) be delayed or postponed? The Imam who is suppose to give the sermon is coming late. Jumuah should start at 1pm but Imam came at 1.45pm. QUESTION 2: During the sermon, can the worshipers shouted "Allahuakbar! Allahuakbar! and "you tell them!" Can the worshipers make such "noises" while the listening to.. More

  • Praying the Friday prayer before the beginning of Thuhr time Date: 8-4-2009

    Salam, im a university student and we are trying to organize a jumma for the students, most of them have a break from 12-2, we used to pray jumaa from 1-2, however with DST sala isnt till 1:45 is there any way we would be able to make the khutba at 1 however make adan and prayer at 1:45? Jazaka ALlahu Khairan or any other suggestions.. More

  • 10-Year-old boy attending the Friday prayer Date: 19-3-2009

    Assalaam u Alaikum, My son will be turning 12 years old soon and he will be going to Junior High School next year. The closest masjid is about 2 miles away and he will have to miss half a day of school on Fridays to attend the Jumu'ah prayer. I am not even sure if the school will allow it. At what age does Salatul Jumu'ah become compulsory for a boy.. More

  • A woman is not obliged to perform the Friday prayer Date: 15-1-2009

    salam alaykum wr wb, my question is does a female muslim have to pray jumaaat home. i take a shower then i pray 2 rakas jummah then i pray 4 rakas dhuhr then 2 rakas sunnah all at home. Do i have to do all those if i dont go to masjid.. More

  • Praying the Friday prayer before the time of Thuhr Date: 16-12-2008

    As Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, I live in a city where there is much fitnah and I'm not about to find a job. There is a smaller city about an hour away that has a good community but they do not pray Salatul Jum'ah at the correct time (they pray before the time of Salatul Thuhr). Is it haram for me to move to this city since there would.. More

  • Holding an Islamic studies Halaqah before going to Friday prayer Date: 15-12-2008

    Assalaamu 'Alaikum! In our country Friday is the weekly holiday and people have some time to spare on this day of the week. We conduct a halaqa starting from 10:30 in the morning on the Fridays and continue till around 11:45 – after which we all proceed to the mosque for Jumu'ah. The "jame" mosque is about 200 meters away from the house where the.. More

  • Praying Thuhr in congregation by a group who missed the Friday prayer Date: 3-12-2008

    Aslaam o Allaikum, If some 5 or 6 people missed the JUMA prayer by some reason, is it permissible to have Zoher prayer JAMA'A or each of them has to pray alone. Thanks in advance for your help. Ma' Salam... More

  • Bringing children to the Friday prayer Date: 23-11-2008

    A sister is asking the following question, "is it permissible to bring children to the friday khutbah? if a child runs around quietly, is it permissible to tell them to stop? if a child runs around and giggles or shouts, possibly disturbing the others, is it permissible to tell them to stop? if a person gets disturbed during the friday khutbah and doesn't.. More

  • Ruling on bending for few seconds during the Friday Khutbah Date: 15-11-2007

    I do see Imams during Friday Khutubah, they would bend for few seconds, what is why meaning of this, what do they say and what are the things expected of the congregation? I had a Fatwa that if just say " Allahuma soli ala mohamoddin" this is enough during Tashahhud. If the Imam or one personally recite something which is not a verse of the Holy Quran.. More