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  • Making a Promise to Build a Mosque

    Asalam alaykum wa rahmatuLLAH wa barakatuhu, I want to ask for expiation for someone who made a promise to build a mosque on a piece of land he owns but later changes his mind. He told one or two persons of his intention. May Almighty Allah increase His Rahman upon you. .. More

  • Mother Preventing Her Teenage Son from Going to the Mosque

    i am 16 teenage still studying living with my parents in a area close to a masjid but when I try to go to pray in the masjid my mother stops me calling me extremist and shaming in front of some my other family relatives and since she has a nervous disease she gets angry and falls to the ground and can even go to a coma just because I wanted to pray.. More

  • Cleaning and Maintaining the Mosque Is Not Contingent on the Imam

    Assalam alaykum,I had a question about helping a mosque as a volunteer (security or cleaning), so if the leaders of that mosque may have shortcomings or are not on the path of Sunnah is it permissible to help them and the Muslim community, knowing that the mosque needs to be maintained and secured on the day of the Friday prayer.BarakAllahu fikum .. More

  • Talking about Worldly Matters in the Mosque

    Regarding the Masjid,some scholars said speaking of wordly matters is permissible as long as it disturbs none and other said it is no at all.Please,dear Mufti,i seek clarity and firm truth on the matter. .. More

  • Establishing another Mosque To Foster Their Unity Amongst Muslims

    Salam We live in a small to medium town in the US. We have had a mosque here but the mosque hasn't been run properly and has been taken over by the followers of a very unreasonable scholar from Saudi who makes tabdi' of people all the time and is very harsh. The mosque leadership thus is obsessed with its sectarian dawah at the cost of the rest of.. More

  • What Matters is Leaving The Mus-haf in The Mosque

    If i borrow something from place A and then i put it back on other place but still in the same area, is that okay?. Example is in a masjid i took a quran from a shelf in the right side of the masjid. But after finished using it, i put it in another shelf but still in that masjid. .. More

  • Great Reward for Praying In The Mosque

    Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakathuhu My home is far away from masjid, usually adhaan I will not be audible in my home,Am I obliged to pray in masjid? I know the adhaan and salaat times. it will take 5 minutes to go masjid in vehicle. Will I get extra rewards I pray in masjid .. More

  • A non-Muslim Cleaning the Mosque

    Is it permissible for a Non-Muslim male or a female cleaner to clean the Masjid (Mosque)? .. More

  • The Difference Between a Musalla and a Mosque

    Hello,Salaam alaykom, I live in Sweden, in a small suburb and we do not have an official mosque here in my small town, we only have a relatively small section within an apartment building that is being rented by us from the muncipality on a monthly basis and is officially called an "islamic culture center". Within this center some people pray 5 times.. More

  • Cutting Hair inside the Mosque

    is it permissible for a man to cut his hair inside masjid? .. More

  • Praying in mosque better than praying in prayer room

    A kind person has arranged a room for the five prayers with a paid imam in his building. It is nearer to my home than the mosque. I pray there, but one of my neigbhours told me that it is far better to pray in a mosque. Please give your opinion from a religious viewpoint. .. More

  • I'tikaaf is not a communal obligation

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, Shaykhs. I had a query regarding I‘tikaaf (spiritual retreat in the mosque)during the last ten days of Ramadan. Our imam gave us hadiths about I‘tikaaf during the Friday sermon, and I want to know whether they are Saheeh (authentic)? One is as follows: "The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Reward of guarding masjid

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Sheikh. My question is about the one who guards the masjid; what is his reward, and what are the conditions for that? What I mean is, does he get the reward of one who is doing jihad by protecting the masjid, especially in a disbelieving country where attacks have been happening? For example, one hadith states that the reward.. More

  • Eating inside the mosque

    Assalaamu alaykum. If the administrative committee or authority of a mosque puts up a poster which has written on it, “No eating or drinking in the mosque except for Iftaar (pre-dawn meal taken before fasting) and Suhoor (braking the fast)” (or words to that effect), then does that make it haram to eat in the mosque at times other than Iftaar and.. More

  • Eating garlic and brushing teeth before going to masjid

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.Shaykh, if I eat garlic and brush my teeth, can I then go to the masjid? It has happened with me that I drank fresh juice made of fruits and garlic and brushed my teeth, but then I started burping with a garlic smell, and the taste/smell of garlic also returned to my mouth later. What am I to do in such.. More