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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Two Imams leading the Friday worship Date: 21-7-2004

    Can two imams lead the Friday prayer, one reading the khutbah and the other leading prayers?.. More

  • The Khutba and Friday prayer Date: 14-6-2004

    Is the Friday Khutba fard or Sunnah according to Qur'an and Sunnah. If some one intentionally misses the Khutba but attends the prayer has he completed the salat of Jumu'ah? .. More

  • Praying Jumu’ah in congregation Date: 26-4-2004

    According to a famous Hadith, on the day of Jumu’a (Friday)one should reach the mosque as soon as possible and as time goes by the Thawab (reward) becomes less and less and once the Imam stands up the angels close their book and anyone entering after that does not getrewardedfor Jumu’a. Under these circumstances what about those who enter.. More

  • Delivering Friday sermon in local language Date: 17-3-2004

    The pray in Friday noon in Sierra Leone is in the Sierra Leone language and I didn't understand any word for that.Can I pray in my room?.. More

  • A preacher jokes during Khutba so that people will not get sleepy Date: 18-2-2004

    My question is regarding giving Khutbah or sermon prayer. I have heard that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) when he gave his Friday Khutbah, his eyes turned red in seriousness. Is this true? So, if it is, is it permissible for an Imam or Khatib to add a little joke on his sermon as to add a little humour so that the Ma'moom will not.. More

  • Makes ablution and misses Friday Khutbah Date: 24-5-2003

    I have a problem controlling my ablution (Wudu). So I make ablution when the Iqama is close to being called the Friday prayer. I don't listen to the Khutbah. Is it acceptable to pray like this or should I pray Zuhr?.. More

  • Supplication during the pause of the Friday Sermon Date: 20-5-2003

    Is there any specific Du'a (supplication) to be said during the pause between the two parts of the Friday Khutbah (sermon)? Is there any Prophetic Hadith regarding this?.. More

  • Role of the Imam Date: 14-5-2003

    Is it necessary or compulsory in Islam that the Imam of the Masjid should lead the Jumaat congregation and give the Khutbah? Why!.. More

  • Making Du'a cursing people Date: 26-4-2003

    During Du'a (supplication) can a person curse another person or a nation? The reason for this question is after Jumuah on last Friday the Imam was supplicating loudly and cursing Yahoodi and Nasrani due to Iraq war. What is your opinion on Iraq war?.. More

  • Women performing Khutbah for Eid or Fard Prayer Date: 26-2-2003

    Is it admissible to perform Khutbha by ladies for Eid prayer or for Fardh prayers?.. More

  • Questionable practices by a Khateeb Date: 28-1-2003

    Recently I attended a Juma Prayer in which I noticed some practices that some scholar considers a Bidah (to avoid) and some other scholars (including those whom this young Khateeb follows consider as allowable). The Practices were as follows: 1- When the Khateeb made a supplication, he wiped his face with both of his hands. I asked him the reason,.. More

  • Making speeches before Khutbah Date: 14-1-2003

    In some mosques in Qatar, before starting the "Khutba", there will be some speeches especially in Urdu language. This important time, is actually to be used for "dhikr, reciting Quran etc. Is it correct to make such speeches before Khutba, it is a hindrance to those people who don't known the language, from reciting Quran, Dhikr etc. Hence, I would.. More

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