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  • Missing congregational prayer because of rain Date: 7-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We have only one umbrella, so when it is raning, we have to make a difficult choice: either my father can go, or I can. We cannot go both. So who should go to the masjid? How severe does the rain have to be for us to not go to the masjid? We fear that we may catch a cold as your clothes can get wet,.. More

  • Missing congregational prayer because of bad body smell Date: 25-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaiyum, shaykh. I suffered from a strange condition of anxiety that makes my body smell so bad that I cannot go to a mosque or any other place because of this. This problem has made me antisocial. My question is: how do I relieve myself from this anxiety that causes this body odor according to Islam, and what about praying in the mosque?.. More

  • Performing prayer again to help someone earn reward of congregation Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wabarakaatuhu. I am unable to pray the Thuhr prayer in the masijd because of my exams. If my father/mother have already prayed the Sunnah of the Thuhr and the Thuhr itself already, can they still pray with me so that I can get the reward of the congregation and the reward of attending the beginning of the prayer? If.. More

  • Reward of congregational prayer Date: 27-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read a hadith that relates that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said that the Fajr and ‘Ishaa’ prayersare difficult to perform in congregation for the hypocrite. Does this hadith make it obligatory to perform the Fajr and ‘Ishaa’ in congregation? Is it obligatory for the Muslim male ot perform all the prayers.. More

  • Abandoning prayer in mosque to avoid Tableeghis Date: 10-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I am 22 years old and have a very bad temper. I was really committed to praying in the mosque, but then some of the people of theTableeghi Jamaa’ah started approaching me and tried to enroll me in their activities. I really hate them for their false beliefs and Sufism as well as their abandoning the study of the.. More

  • No scholar held that man praying at home is disbeliever Date: 27-9-2016

    Please answer this question quickly and do not recommend other answers. Some scholars consider praying in congregation a condition for the validity of prayer. So if one deliberately prays at home, is he a disbeliever according to scholars? .. More

  • Quran memorizers leaving the congregational prayer Date: 23-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have a question. My question is that we have a problem in our place of prayer, which is that the ones that have memorized the Quran do not want to pray with people. I tried to force one of them by reminding them of the hadith of the prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam. .. More

  • Praying in congregation near end of prayer time Date: 18-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I like to pray on time. My husband has the habit of always delaying it. He always tells me to wait for him so that we can pray in congregation. Sometimes, it means that I have to wait until the end of the prayer time approaches. It causes issues between us because I want to pray on time and he does not let me do that. His argument.. More

  • When the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, performed obligatory prayer at home Date: 28-1-2016

    Did ProphetMuhammad, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,ever pray at home? .. More

  • Choosing between praying alone in the masjid or at home in congregation Date: 10-12-2015

    What is better: praying alone in the masjid (nobody goes to the masjid in Ramadan for the Maghrib prayer) or praying at home together with your wife? .. More

  • Not attending congregational prayer in the mosque out of fear for oneself Date: 7-11-2015

    I live in a colony of soldiers, though many civilians are mixed within. Our country is, sometimes, subject to terrorist attacks that may specifically target the police or soldiers, and there have also been some attacks on mosques. As such, according to my father, our mosque is a possible target. Sometimes, for a few days after such an attack, he would.. More

  • Congregational prayer in the mosque is not obligatory if Athaan is not heard without aid Date: 13-5-2015

    Assalam o Alaikum. Iam a student of knowledge alhamdullilah My question is that the mosque is approx a km from my home actually it is an islamic center and i go to study there but my parents don't allow me to live there and so i miss the fajar prayer in congregation? Note that they have sent my smaller brother to another city to study engineering and.. More

  • Praying in congregation at home if one is exempted from praying in the mosque Date: 11-5-2015

    Salaam.I heard that congregation is Fard inside a mosque. But I live far away from a mosque. I'm in the U.S so I can't hear the iqamah. This means I MUST pray the congregation at home (correct?). But here's the thing. No one gives the iqamaah at my house. We just pray when never it's time for prayer. Sometimes, if I see my family remember praying a.. More

  • Not obligatory to attend Masjid where Imaam's prayer is invalid Date: 27-4-2015

    If at one's local masjid, there is an imaam who it is not valid to pray behind, but the masjid may have other imaams, is one obligated to still attend the masjid and join the congregation if one sees one of the other imaams leading the prayer, and leave the congregation if one sees that the one leading the prayer is the one who it is not valid to pray.. More

  • Evil are those people who do not know Allaah except in Ramadan Date: 22-7-2014

    Salamu Aleikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatu and Ramadhan Kareem i hope Allah makes ur siyam easy and accepted and opens the doors of Jannah for u I need ur advice on something plz ,today is the first day of Ramadhan and i was going for fajr and im 16 and just love being in the first row apparently the mosque was packed (we use to pray with just 2 rows.. More