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  • How to Pray 5 Prayers and Friday Prayer in a Non-Muslim Country where there Is No Mosque Date: 22-12-2021

    Salam aleikum i wanted to ask bcoz i live in a non muslim country and there is no mosque in the whole country is it okay if i attend friday prayers and all prayers in my house? .. More

  • His Parents Are Not Allowing Him to Attend the Prayer in the Mosque Due to Coronavirus Date: 25-5-2021

    The masjid is 20mins on the bike from my house and I cannot hear the athan from the masjid if it were called out loud, my parents are not allowing me to attend the masjid due to the coronavirus situation. I am wearing a mask and keeping my distance at the masjid and we have only a maximum of 8 people allowed inside so there isn't much contact. Am I.. More

  • Wants to Skip Jumu'ah Prayer out of Fear of Coronavirus Date: 20-10-2020

    Alsalam Alikom, my wife is pregnant, is it haram to skip Friday prayer to avoid the big crowd? I worry about me getting Corona since I might transmit it to her. Although I started attending social events with 10 to 20 people. Is my skipping Friday prayer haram?Please adviceThank you, .. More

  • A Person with an Unpleasant Odor Should Not Enter the Mosque Date: 30-9-2020

    If a person does not have the materials/tools necessary in order to become clean and remove bad odor from his body, then must he still attend Friday prayer? For example, he is homeless and smells very badly. .. More

  • Students Holding Multiple Jumu'ah Prayers Because of Lectures Date: 16-3-2020

    Asalamu Alkium, I organize Jummah Prayers at my University in Canada. Within the time for Dhur we usually do 2 Jummahs to best accommodate students. However every year. We get about 25-30 students that are unable to make it to both Jummahs due to classes or a lab that span the time for both. The idea of making a 3rd Jummah comes up which divides our.. More

  • Women Praying Thuhr on Friday Before Jumu'ah Date: 24-11-2019

    Can a women pray zuhr before jumma pyaryer of their men in the house .. Many says that women cannot pray zuhr before there men are back home from jumma prayer .. And i have classes so have to leave at 1 pm so can i offer zuhr at 12:30 .? .. More

  • Attending a Second Jumu’ah in the Same Mosque Date: 6-3-2019

    The closest masjid to my school holds 2 Jumuahs because there is not enough space for everyone and other masajid are too far away. First one is at 1-1:30pm and second one at 2-2:30pm while school ends at 1.15pm, so I need to run to catch at least 1 rakah from the first Jumuah.My questions are: 1. What should I do in this situation?and2. What if I miss.. More

  • Holding Friday prayer in auditorium before prayer is held in mosque Date: 3-1-2018

    Every week, we gather in an auditorium/large classroom to learn Quranic Arabic grammar before the Friday prayer. For the Friday prayer, we need to take a two-hour-break, as the Friday prayers are conducted at a delayed time in the local masjids. Could we conduct the Friday prayer in the auditorium/classroom on time and then continue the Arabic grammar.. More

  • Friday prayer must be offered in congregation Date: 28-12-2017

    I live in a small city with no mosques, there is only a small Islamic community with a small masjid, which I believe is inside their own house. However, I never go there because I do not feel comfortable with these people. They could be deviants or innovators, or even disbelievers (Allah knows best). Am I sinful If I do not pray the Friday prayer there?.. More

  • Listening to Friday sermon not obligatory on women Date: 22-8-2017

    This is a trivial question, but there is a mosque nearby my house, and they always hold the Friday prayer there. I am a woman, and I can vaguely hear the sermon becaise they use a loud speaker. What is the ruling on listening to it for me? Is it obligatory or optional? .. More

  • Leading prisoners in Friday prayer - Praying Friday prayer twice Date: 10-3-2016

    I am appointed as an imam for prisoners for the Friday prayers. This is usually on all fridays. Praying the Friday prayer in the mosque is more rewarding, so will I get the same rewards although we do the Friday prayer in a classroom or a yard? The atmosphere is not the same. As an Imam, what are the rewards for conducting the Friday prayers. Sometimes.. More

  • Going to another mosque if one missed the Friday prayer in the nearest one Date: 18-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you. Please, if I go to the mosque and discover that I have missed the Friday prayer, can I then pray the Dhuhr prayer there and then, or is it obligatory for me to go to another mosque that prays the Friday prayer later than the first mosque even if that involves having to use means of transport? .. More

  • Holding the Friday prayer inside school for safety reasons Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. We are an Islamic school in India. We offer the Dhohr prayer in our campus in congregation. Our school plans to start having the Friday preayer in the school taking safety and security into consideration so that the students do not need to go out to the mosque. The nearest mosque is about 200 metres away. Can we offer the Friday prayer.. More

  • Joining the Jumu‘ah prayer with the intention of performing the Thuhr prayer Date: 25-8-2015

    I was late for the Jumu‘ah prayer one day and did not listen to the Khutbah (sermon). I joined the Jumu‘ah prayer with the intention of performing the Thuhr prayer and, after the Imaam finished, I performed two extra Rak‘ahs (units of prayer), according to what I have read in this regard. However, I realized that many other people came late too.. More

  • Ruling on offering the Friday prayer on board a ship Date: 24-8-2015

    We work in an oilfield in the sea and live on board of a ship that does not sail but stands still in its place. We used to perform the Friday prayer until someone came and told us that it is not valid for us to do so. Thus, we stopped offering it. Please inform us of the Sharee'ah ruling on performing the Friday prayer in such a case. Is it obligatory.. More