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  • If the Khateeb engages in idle talk, then he should not be listened to Date: 15-1-2014

    If the Imaam dispraises or praises someone for whom it is not permissible, will the obligation of listening to the Khutbah be annulled? .. More

  • Ruling on using the Siwaak during the Khutbah (sermon) of Jumu‘ah Date: 15-1-2014

    What is the ruling on using the Siwaak (natural toothbrush) during the Khutbah (sermon) of Jumu‘ah, and is this comparable to (the Hadeeth about) touching pebbles? .. More

  • Stepping over others to get to the first row for prayer: when it is permissible and when it is not Date: 14-1-2014

    What is the ruling about the one who tries to get to the first row (for prayer), tapping people on the shoulders and asking them to make way for him? .. More

  • Remembering a missed prayer during the Friday Khutbah Date: 14-1-2014

    One remembered during the Friday Khutbah (i.e. sermon) that he did not perform the Subh (i.e. morning) prayer. When he makes up for the Subh prayer after the Jumu’ah (i.e. Friday) prayer, is he required to perform the Thuhr (i.e. noon) prayer afterwards with four Rak‘ahs? .. More

  • Ruling on returning the greeting while the Imaam is delivering the Khutbah Date: 14-1-2014

    Is it permissible to speak during the Khutbah (sermon) of Jumu‘ah even if only to ask about the Qiblah (direction of prayer) for someone who wants to pray when entering the Masjid or even if only to return the greeting? If this speech is not permissible, please provide the Hadeeths and such that prove that. Thank you very much for this service. .. More

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

    selam aliykum i have one 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sitting in the position of Habwah during the Friday Khutbah Date: 2-9-2007

    Al-sallamu Al-laikoum Is it prohibited to sit on hips by erecting feet, stricking them to the stomach and holding them with hands on Frifay while imam is delivering the sermon? Please, indicate a Hadeeth on this issue. Jazzakoum Allahu khair.. More

  • Saying Aameen after the Imaam's supplications in the Friday sermon Date: 29-11-2005

    This question is a reply question to the answer of Fatwa 85371 under title “Jum'ah sermon Du'a is Sunnah.” The following is part of your Fatwa. “As for the Du'a of the Imaam during Friday sermon and the fact that the people praying with him say Aameen, this is Sunnah.” My question is since this is one of our hot titles among my colleges.. More