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  • Jum'aa sermon Du'a is sunnah Date: 29-12-2002

    Assalamu Alaikum.Please advice me on the Du'a which is asked by the Imam at the end of his khuthuba during Jummah prayers.Istn this the same as asking Du'a in chorus.Wassalaam... More

  • Speech given before Friday Khutbah Date: 20-11-2002

    I am waiting for the answer for my Question bearing No. 51586 regarding speech shortly before the start of Jumu'ah Khutbah especially in the language other than Arabic. We are eager to know the answer to this question... More

  • The opening of the Khutba by the Prophet Date: 20-5-2002

    What is the reason behind the opening Khutba of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) when he begins with Thanaa and Tahmeed and the three verses of Qur'an regarding Taqwa and the mention of Bidah?.. More

  • Entering the Friday prayer after it began Date: 1-1-2002

    If I entered the prayers on Friday and the Imam had already started the prayer. Do I pray two Rak'ah or do I have to pray four Rak'ah?.. More

  • Gathering for sermon inside the mosque after Jumah prayers Date: 26-12-2001

    What is the fatwa about gathering and having sermon inside a mosque immediatley after Jumah prayers?.. More

  • Prayer during Friday Khutba Date: 14-4-2001

    1. When the Imam climbs the Minbar in Jumu'a prayer for the Khutba, can you still pray 2 Raka'as of Sunnah from that time till the end of Khutba or not? Please, give authentic proof from Sunnah!2. Is there any voluntary Salat after salat ul-Jumu'a or not? Please, give us authentic proof from Sunnah!.. More

  • Raising hands during Du'a of Friday Khutba Date: 29-3-2001

    In the Friday Khutbah should we raise our hands during the Du'a?.. More

  • What the Khateeb says before Friday Khutbah Date: 18-11-2000

    What is the Islamic ruling on the following procedure? I am from Cape Town, South Africa, and in our place a Khateeb (who delivers the Friday sermon) pronounces before ascending the pulpit the words of blessings for the Prophet and he also does so between two Khutbas. Is this correct according to the Qur'an and Hadith. .. More

  • Form of Juma'h Khutbah in America Date: 15-10-1999

    HERE IN USA, ON FRIDAY THE KHATEEB WALKS TO THE MIMBAR AND DELIVERS THE SPEECH IN ENGLISH AND THEN THE PRAYER IS CALLED. THERE IS NO KHUTBAH IN ARABIC. IS IT ACCEPTED? REPLY IN DETAIL WITH THE PROOF AND GUIDANCE OF QUR'AN AND SUNNAH... More

  • Invoking Blessings Upon Prophet During Friday Khutbah Date: 7-10-1999

    During the khutbah, if the Imam says the name of the prophet (SAWS) do we have to say (SAWS - PBUH), or do we have just listen? .. More

  • Jumuah Khutbah given in language not Arabic Date: 3-9-1999

    Salaam! I would like to know if the Jumma Khutba can be given in any language other than Arabic. I have heard that none of the Sahaba gave Jumma Khutba in the local languages where they went. If this is the case, why do people give the Khutba in the local languages (ex. English, etc)? In our city some Imams give a talk in English followed by two Khutbas.. More