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  • Praying in Congregation in the Mosque at Ending Time of Prayer or Praying It Alone at Its Beginning Time Date: 27-3-2022

    I live in India and follow hanbali madhhab, the congregational prayer of asr is prayed at the time of necessity, as majority follows hanafi madhab, so my question is can I pray asr with congregation , delaying the time or should pray at home when the time of choice starts ? .. More

  • Dentists Pray in Congregation in Dental Clinic as It Is Hard for Them to Go to Mosque Date: 21-11-2021

    Assalamualaikum. I am a dental doctor. I work in a dental clinic. I work here from 3 pm to 8 pm. We maintain proper cleanliness here, we have to come here and wear the prescribed clothes of the clinic. In this situation, it is difficult to get out of our clinic, so everyone prays congregation in a certain place of the clinic. It is done regularly. Will.. More

  • They Work in Dental Clinic and the Manager Does Not Let Them Go to Mosque to Pray Date: 18-11-2021

    Assalamualaikum, I am working in a dental clinic as a doctor.our working time 3 pm to 8 pm.so we pray congregation at clinic. If we go to masjid, pray and back to clinic at least 30 minutes needed for a prayer.if we will go to three prayers at mosque 1:30 hours needed. so our owner does not permit to go mosque because patients are always appointed at.. More

  • Leading the Family in Prayer Including Female Cousin and Her Husband Date: 2-12-2020

    As salamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu I have a question regarding the ruling on leading prayers in my house hold for the last few months my cousin and her husband have been living with our family they live in the basement we all eat together and watch tv from time to time i lead the prayer in my house my cousin who is a female has never been.. More

  • Lives Far; Is He Obliged To Attend Congregation? Date: 3-3-2020

    Here in Germany the Masaajid are not allowed to make the Adhan loudly. The nearest Masjid to my home as per beeline (linear distance) is 1.27km away but the actual walking distance is 2.4km because the way is not straight and I have to walk through the city. Then there is another Masjid that is around 1.6km away, both linear distance and actual walking.. More

  • Want to Pray in the Mosque Contrary to School's Instructions Date: 10-9-2019

    In the school where I teach, the principal asked the teachers to pray in congregation with the students in the school's premises instead of going to the nearby mosque so that the teachers would be able to guard the students. If there are already enough teachers to guard the students, do I have to go and pray in the nearby mosque or can I pray in the.. More

  • Walking Downstairs and Upstairs 5 Times a Day to Go to Mosque Date: 15-5-2019

    I live in the fifth floor of our building and there is no elevator. This means that I need to walk downstairs and upstairs 5 times per day in order to go the mosque. Can this (absence of elevator) be an excuse for not going to the mosque? .. More

  • Not Safe to Pray Fajr and Isha in Mosque Date: 6-2-2019

    My parent does not allow me to go to the mosque which is 10 mins away from my home for fajr and Esha salah. Because of fear that someone might attack me.Also because of these recent events. During Ramadan I used to stay in my grandparent place(less than 15 mins by car from my location) where I go to the mosque for fajr prayer alhamdulillah no harm happen.. More

  • Missing congregational prayer because of acne Date: 3-1-2018

    Is it permissible for anyone to pray at home during the daytime because he has acne on his face? I know that there are two opinions on the issue whether praying in congregation is obligatory, but I currently have this problem. .. More

  • Whether praying in congregation is Sunnah or obligation Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. The majority of the scholars say that praying in congregation is a highly-regarded action of the Sunnah, but that it is not obligatory. This means that though one misses the reward for attending the congregation, one is not sinful. Please mention the evidence based on which the majority based their opinion. .. More

  • What to do if only mosque in city is closed at time of Fajr prayer Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. There is only one mosque in my city. My house is ten minutes walking away from the mosque. At Fajr, the mosque is opened sometimes and sometimes closed. I cannot know whether it will be opened or closed before the prayer time. I oftentimes went to the mosque but could not pray because it was closed... More

  • Prophet did not order burning houses of those who miss congregational prayer Date: 24-10-2017

    Several critics of Islam quote a hadith which states that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,ordered to burn the houses of the people who do not offer the prayer in congregation. These critics claim that this is barbaric and that Islam teaches hate. This is the hadith: Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Messenger.. More

  • Missing congregational prayer to stand guard Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Oftentimes, guards/policeman stand and supervise while the congregation is praying the obligatory prayer. Once the prayer has ended, they pray by themselves. Is that ok? .. More

  • Praying individually while congregational prayer is held Date: 11-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. If someone prays the ‘Asr prayer at the masjid (or in an office prayer room) on his own while the main congregational prayer of ‘Asr (which is lead by the regular imam) is being held, is his prayer valid? .. More

  • Praying Sunnah and Fajr at home or Fajr only at mosque Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Which is better, praying the Sunnah prayer and the Fajr prayer at home, or praying only the obligatory prayer at the mosque? I just wanted to know that. .. More