163 fatwas

  • Replacement of the Friday Imaam in case he is absent Date: 28-11-2005

    If the Imaam is absent on Friday can any other person, from among the people gathered in the Mosque, can lead the Friday prayers, if so, what is the criteria? Is there any verse in the Quran or authentic Hadeeth of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) on this subject. Moreover, Is there any Hadeeth that says that if among the people gathered.. More

  • Two Friday prayer in the same village Date: 14-8-2005

    My question is: what is the distant to have two Friday prayer in a Muslim village according to Islam. There is one mosque which has enough space for the village crowd. Despite this can have two Friday prayer? Can you explain this with proofs of Hadeeth? .. More

  • Performing Thuhr prayer after Jumu'ah Date: 11-8-2005

    Is it permissible to perform Thuhr Salah after completing the Jumu'ah prayer? This is done by some Imaams in Cape Town, South Africa. Please issue me with Dhaleel as I like to be factual, as I am an ex-student of Al-Azhar in Cairo. .. More

  • Performing Jumu'ah prayer in China Date: 8-8-2005

    I'm Ashabi. I was an Indian. Now I was in China hardly one month. I came here for to study MBBS. There are five Muslim students with me from India. And here were four more Muslims from other countries. They three were here at least 4 year. My confusion was about Jumu'ah. Here the Masjid was very far from our dormitory. At Friday we all went to.. More

  • Allergies prevent him from attending Jum'ah prayer Date: 3-7-2005

    Thanks for your website. My question is about amending for Friday prayer. I have much more problems with allergic problems with perfume mobiles phones chemicals etc. At the moment I'm sleeping outside because of my allergic problems I have tried more than 20 apartments. I feel really bad when people have much perfume and now the problem is mobile.. More

  • His job on an oil rig conflicts with his religious duties Date: 28-6-2005

    I work in the oil field industry and can't perform the Jum'ah' prayer due to lack of number of Muslims on the rig. I also stay there sometimes for more than 1 month and therefore missing more than 3 Jum'ah prayers. Please advice me of what I should do in terms of the Shariah? .. More

  • Sunnah prayer before Friday prayer Date: 21-6-2005

    Is there a Sunnah Salat before the Friday prayer, except the one that you pray for the entering the Masjid?.. More

  • Reading a prepared speech for Friday Khutbah Date: 26-5-2005

    I have one question and I’ll be glad if you answer it.This week before Friday prayer a young lady wrote the Friday speech and submits it to a man to read it in Friday speech. The speech was written by her. Is that allowed by Islam or not? Why, why not! What about our pray following that man? It’s acceptable or not? There were strong argument.. More

  • Friday worship in the mosques Date: 21-12-2004

    When a Muslim goes to the Mosque on Friday to worship, what happens in that worship service? What I asking is: How long does the service last? What do people do and when? Do you sing songs? Does everyone worship together? Can different Mosques do different things in their worship?.. More

  • Missed three consecutive Friday prayers Date: 9-12-2004

    If Allaah has sealed my heart for not praying three consecutive Jumu'ah, will he forgive me if I do Du'a'? I want to by heart some parts of the Qur'an--will it be accepted? .. More

  • Khateeb does not sit during interval in Friday prayer Date: 5-12-2004

    I would like to thank you so much for this website to help all the human being all over the world. My question is our Imaam of Friday Prayer (Jumu'a Prayer) does not use something to sit down when he is having a rest and doing Du'aa between the first part of the speech and the second part. So is it obligation that he should use even chair to.. More

  • Rewards when arriving for Friday prayer Date: 27-10-2004

    I understand that it is preferable to go to the mosque even before Adhaan and it entails huge reward. But the narration says that the angels stop writing down after the Imaam rises on the pulpit and the Adhaan is given. This seems to suggest that there is no reward for persons who come after Adhaan and your answer to one of the previous.. More

  • Attendance at Jumu'ah (Friday) prayer Date: 14-10-2004

    This question regards Jumu'ah prayer. I am a 17-year-old going to a high school, here in the US. Every week a brother comes to pick us Muslims up for Salat al-Jumu'ah. However, there is one brother who doesn't come. I showed him the Fataawa from www.islam-qa.com which states that if the Adhaan cannot be heard, he doesn't have to attend.. More

  • Going to the Friday prayer early Date: 23-9-2004

    Allaah commands the believers to come for Friday prayer once the call for the prayer is made. I read many Hadeeth which says that there is a huge reward to come to the mosque before the Athan for the Friday prayer is made. I couldn't able to reconcile the two things. Qur'aan says that we should rush to the prayer once the Athan is given but.. More

  • Can not go to Friday prayer Date: 29-8-2004

    I own a pharmacy in California USA. It is very hard to find a pharmacist to take my place on Friday. The Masjid is 20 miles a way and it takes me 30 minutes to get there. I can no longer close the pharmacy and go to Friday prayer. Is this acceptable to miss the prayer? Or do I have to close the pharmacy? .. More