170 fatwas

  • Friday worship in the mosques Date: 21-12-2004

    When a Muslim goes to the Mosque on Friday to worship, what happens in that worship service? What I asking is: How long does the service last? What do people do and when? Do you sing songs? Does everyone worship together? Can different Mosques do different things in their worship?.. More

  • Missed three consecutive Friday prayers Date: 9-12-2004

    If Allaah has sealed my heart for not praying three consecutive Jumu'ah, will he forgive me if I do Du'a'? I want to by heart some parts of the Qur'an--will it be accepted? .. 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

  • Rewards when arriving for Friday prayer Date: 27-10-2004

    I understand that it is preferable to go to the mosque even before Adhaan and it entails huge reward. But the narration says that the angels stop writing down after the Imaam rises on the pulpit and the Adhaan is given. This seems to suggest that there is no reward for persons who come after Adhaan and your answer to one of the previous.. More

  • Attendance at Jumu'ah (Friday) prayer Date: 14-10-2004

    This question regards Jumu'ah prayer. I am a 17-year-old going to a high school, here in the US. Every week a brother comes to pick us Muslims up for Salat al-Jumu'ah. However, there is one brother who doesn't come. I showed him the Fataawa from www.islam-qa.com which states that if the Adhaan cannot be heard, he doesn't have to attend.. More

  • Going to the Friday prayer early Date: 23-9-2004

    Allaah commands the believers to come for Friday prayer once the call for the prayer is made. I read many Hadeeth which says that there is a huge reward to come to the mosque before the Athan for the Friday prayer is made. I couldn't able to reconcile the two things. Qur'aan says that we should rush to the prayer once the Athan is given but.. More

  • Can not go to Friday prayer Date: 29-8-2004

    I own a pharmacy in California USA. It is very hard to find a pharmacist to take my place on Friday. The Masjid is 20 miles a way and it takes me 30 minutes to get there. I can no longer close the pharmacy and go to Friday prayer. Is this acceptable to miss the prayer? Or do I have to close the pharmacy? .. More

  • Praying alone or in congregation in the mosque Date: 9-8-2004

    Is it considered asin if you do not pray Jumu'ah" in the Masjid and pray alone at home without strong reason that stops you from going to the Mosque. So if it is not a sin is it 'Makrooh' or what? Please in the message that you are going to send, mention the name of the scholar that answers my question... More

  • Breaking one's Wudu and trying to make Friday prayer in Jumu'ah Date: 2-8-2004

    1. If one misses the Jumu'ah (Friday prayer) service due to passing of wind, can he go to another mosque to observe the prayer? 2. What is Islamic Fiqh? .. 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

  • Prays Jumu'ah and other prayers individually Date: 15-7-2004

    I study in a Christian school where the lunch break is between 12:00and 12:45. So I pray Zuhr and Friday prayer after 12:30 in the school without making Jama'ah. Is it permitted?.. 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

  • Raka'h after the Jumu'ah prayer and meaning of Jazakallah Date: 13-6-2004

    1. I would like to know how many Sunah Rakah's are to be offered for Jumuah Prayer, growing up I prayed 2 rakah upon entering the mosque and after jamah salat i have prayed 2 rakah and then 2 again but I am unsure as to the significance of the sunah rakahs. If you have already answered this question could you please guide me to the fatwa number? 2... More

  • Problems with attending Jumu'a prayer early Date: 12-5-2004

    I live in a country where innovations are rampant. Among these innovations is reading the Qur’an loud in-group in the Masjid, after both Fajr and Maghrib and before Salat al-Jumu’a. The reading is so loud that it prevents me from making Salat or reading the Qur’an in the Masjid. I decided therefore not to go to the Jumu’a prayer early... 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