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  • Women Praying Thuhr on Friday Before Jumu'ah Date: 24-11-2019

    Can a women pray zuhr before jumma pyaryer of their men in the house .. Many says that women cannot pray zuhr before there men are back home from jumma prayer .. And i have classes so have to leave at 1 pm so can i offer zuhr at 12:30 .? .. More

  • Attending a Second Jumu’ah in the Same Mosque Date: 6-3-2019

    The closest masjid to my school holds 2 Jumuahs because there is not enough space for everyone and other masajid are too far away. First one is at 1-1:30pm and second one at 2-2:30pm while school ends at 1.15pm, so I need to run to catch at least 1 rakah from the first Jumuah.My questions are: 1. What should I do in this situation?and2. What if I miss.. More

  • Holding Friday prayer in auditorium before prayer is held in mosque Date: 3-1-2018

    Every week, we gather in an auditorium/large classroom to learn Quranic Arabic grammar before the Friday prayer. For the Friday prayer, we need to take a two-hour-break, as the Friday prayers are conducted at a delayed time in the local masjids. Could we conduct the Friday prayer in the auditorium/classroom on time and then continue the Arabic grammar.. More

  • Friday prayer must be offered in congregation Date: 28-12-2017

    I live in a small city with no mosques, there is only a small Islamic community with a small masjid, which I believe is inside their own house. However, I never go there because I do not feel comfortable with these people. They could be deviants or innovators, or even disbelievers (Allah knows best). Am I sinful If I do not pray the Friday prayer there?.. More

  • Listening to Friday sermon not obligatory on women Date: 22-8-2017

    This is a trivial question, but there is a mosque nearby my house, and they always hold the Friday prayer there. I am a woman, and I can vaguely hear the sermon becaise they use a loud speaker. What is the ruling on listening to it for me? Is it obligatory or optional? .. More

  • Leading prisoners in Friday prayer - Praying Friday prayer twice Date: 10-3-2016

    I am appointed as an imam for prisoners for the Friday prayers. This is usually on all fridays. Praying the Friday prayer in the mosque is more rewarding, so will I get the same rewards although we do the Friday prayer in a classroom or a yard? The atmosphere is not the same. As an Imam, what are the rewards for conducting the Friday prayers. Sometimes.. More

  • Going to another mosque if one missed the Friday prayer in the nearest one Date: 18-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you. Please, if I go to the mosque and discover that I have missed the Friday prayer, can I then pray the Dhuhr prayer there and then, or is it obligatory for me to go to another mosque that prays the Friday prayer later than the first mosque even if that involves having to use means of transport? .. More

  • Holding the Friday prayer inside school for safety reasons Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. We are an Islamic school in India. We offer the Dhohr prayer in our campus in congregation. Our school plans to start having the Friday preayer in the school taking safety and security into consideration so that the students do not need to go out to the mosque. The nearest mosque is about 200 metres away. Can we offer the Friday prayer.. More

  • Joining the Jumu‘ah prayer with the intention of performing the Thuhr prayer Date: 25-8-2015

    I was late for the Jumu‘ah prayer one day and did not listen to the Khutbah (sermon). I joined the Jumu‘ah prayer with the intention of performing the Thuhr prayer and, after the Imaam finished, I performed two extra Rak‘ahs (units of prayer), according to what I have read in this regard. However, I realized that many other people came late too.. More

  • Ruling on offering the Friday prayer on board a ship Date: 24-8-2015

    We work in an oilfield in the sea and live on board of a ship that does not sail but stands still in its place. We used to perform the Friday prayer until someone came and told us that it is not valid for us to do so. Thus, we stopped offering it. Please inform us of the Sharee'ah ruling on performing the Friday prayer in such a case. Is it obligatory.. More

  • Offering the prayer in congregation in the mosque is not specific to Ramadan Date: 24-8-2014

    In our place many people pray and fast in Radaman regularly and the mosque is always full. But we cannot see these people near Mosque after 30th of Ramadan. What we can say and think about them? One of our Imams said we should not talk anything about their behavior, and if we talk our prayer during the whole year will go waste. Is it right? Also in.. More

  • Friday prayer is valid in villages and cities Date: 25-7-2014

    I asked you the following questions... 1. What are the differences between Jaame masjid in the town or city and the masjid in the village area where five time daily prayer done ? 2. Is it permissible to pray friday prayer in the village area mosque ? Pls give me a clear answer because it is very urgent.... But you refered me the previously answered.. More

  • Can a woman offer the friday prayer at home? Date: 15-1-2014

    Is it permissible for a woman to offer the Friday prayer at her home? How many Rak‘ahs should she pray?.. More

  • Jumu‘ah (Friday) prayer for one who works in the desert Date: 15-1-2014

    Our work necessitates that we stay for a month in the desert and then we take a vacation. Is the Jumu‘ah prayer obligatory or recommended for us during this period of work? .. More

  • Traveling to another locality for the Friday prayer Date: 15-1-2014

    There is only one mosque in our village in which the Friday prayer is held. However, the prayer is delayed and not performed until shortly before the ‘Asr (i.e. afternoon) prayer under the pretext of making matters easy for those who are unable to catch the prayer on time. This is because of the western system of study and work which we adopt in our.. More