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  • Praying Tahiyyat Al-Masjid between Sunnah of Fajr and Fajr prayer Date: 30-11-2017

    Suppose I prayed the two-Rak‘ah (unit of prayer) Sunnah prayer of the Fajr at home and then I go to the mosque and have some time left for congregation. Is it permissible for me to pray Tahiyyat Al-Masjid (greeting the mosque) at that time? Does it contradict with the consequences of the Fajr prayer? Is it the same case in the Thuhr prayer? Is there.. More

  • Preacher of Friday sermon not required to pray Tahiyyat Al-Masjid Date: 17-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that on the Friday, after entering the masjid, the Prophet used to go to the minbar and start giving the sermon without praying Tahiyyat Al-Masjid (the prayer of greeting the mosque). However, between the two sermons, he would sit for a short time (though he did not pray before sitting). So how could I reconcile that with the.. More

  • Greeting a mosque or graveyard when passing by them in a car Date: 18-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for a wonderful informative forum. My question is: Is it permissible or is it required to greet a mosque as you drive pass it, or greet a graveyard when you drive past it? We have been doing that ever since we were young, and I wanted to know the significance of it. Wassalaam. .. More

  • Any prayer is sufficient for voluntary prayer after Wudhoo' and Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid Date: 20-8-2015

    What is the evidence from the Quran and the Sunnah that it is legitimate to perform one voluntary prayer with several intentions? For example, is it sound to perform a two-Rak'ah (unit of prayer) prayer intending the voluntary prayer after Wudhoo' (ablution), Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid and the pre-Thuhr (noon) voluntary prayers? .. More

  • Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid prayer when praying outside the mosque due to it being too crowded Date: 20-8-2015

    Some people listen to the Khutbah (sermon) and pray outside the mosque during the Friday prayer (on the sidewalk or in the street) due to the crowd inside. Is it recommended for those people to perform the Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid prayer before sitting down? Please take into consideration that such a place is not separated from the mosque, as the carpets.. More

  • Conditions which waive greeting the Masjid Date: 15-1-2014

    Is greeting the Masjid waived at any time? Thank you... More

  • Performing the Salah of Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid in the streets leading to Al-Masjid Al-Haraam Date: 15-1-2014

    During Hajj season, some pilgrims may perform the prayers in the streets leading to Al-Masjid Al-Haraam. Should they perform the Salaah of Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid in these streets? May Allaah The Almighty Reward you... More

  • Tahiyyatul-Masjid takes precedence over joining learning sessions in the Masjid Date: 13-1-2014

    Is it obligatory to listen to the Quran when it is recited? Is one no longer obliged to perform the Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid prayer if the Quran is being recited in the Masjid? When one enters the Masjid while a religious lecture is being delivered, should he join it or perform the Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid prayer first? .. More

  • Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid takes precedence over greeting worshippers in the mosque Date: 25-12-2012

    I went to the mosque to perform prayer and found some worshippers sitting inside the mosque waiting for the prayer so I greeted them saying, "Assalaamu ‘Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuh". Some of them returned the greeting while one of them objected, claiming that such an act was impermissible. He told me that I should have performed the prayer.. More

  • Sitting down before performing Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid Date: 17-2-2010

    As salamu alaykum, If someone enters the masjid and he sits down, is the tahiyaat al masjid prayer lifted up from this person i.e. he lost the reward and he cant pray it anymore ? Or can he pray it after a while of sitting, such as after the adhan of Dhuhr ? Also if he sits can he join the intention to the pre-sunnah of Dhuhr when he stands up lets.. More

  • When Tahiyyatul-Masjid is required Date: 23-4-2008

    Assalamualaykum I have a question and would be most grateful if you could clear my mind. Do we have to offer Tayatul Masjid again if we happen to relieve oneself in the washroom in the mosque premise while iktiqaf during the maghrib prayer and waiting for the isya prayer?.. More

  • Performing the prayer of salutation on entering the Haraam mosque Date: 10-5-2007

    A.S.A.K. Do we need to offer 2 rakat greeting prayer for kabbah like we do for mosque. Please quote with hadith. (mention name kabbah in hadith) Thanks.. More

  • Performing the prayer of salutation to the mosque during Athaan Date: 23-1-2007

    IS it permissible to offer salat tahiatul masjid during azan.. More

  • Prayers when entering the mosque just before the Iqaamah Date: 9-6-2005

    After entering the mosque, if there is not enough time left for the Iqaamah, which of the below listed prayers should be offered first. 1) Tahiyat Al-Masjid, or 2) 4 Raka'h Sunnah (for Thuhr Prayer)... More

  • Praying Tahiyyat al-Masjid while outside the Masjid Date: 25-5-2004

    Our Masjid is quite small so in Salah Jumua'h many of us have to pray outside the Masjid. Do we have to pray the two Rak'ah of Tahiyat although we are not in the Masjid?.. More