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  • Disseminating Knowledge on Friday before the Imam Ascends the Pulpit Date: 27-3-2022

    asalamu alakium dear scholars my question is what is the authenticity of the hadith cited with the number 1/358 in imam hakims book al mustadrak this is the hadith of abu hurayrah delivering a lecture before jummah prayers is it saheeh hassan or daeef and what have the scholars in the past like imam dhahabi and contemporary scholars like albani and.. More

  • What to Do at the Time of Iqaamah and Khutbah Date: 19-10-2021

    Assalamu AlaikumWhat to do in the time of iqama and khutba? And can we do dhkir in these times? .. More

  • Conditions Of a Jumu'ah Speaker Date: 4-8-2019

    Assalamu Alaykum What are the conditions for a Khateeb? Does he necessarily needs to be an Aalim i.e. someone who has studied formally at an Islamic institution or is it enough for him to be sahihul aqeedah who has good knowledge of Arabic language to refer to the book of salaf to read the khutbah for people on Jumuah or Eidayn. .. More

  • Abandoning the Friday Khutbah Date: 10-1-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum.If a person is always late for Jumu’ah and misses the khutbah but catches the prayer, then does he fall into the threat of those whose hearts may be concealed? What if this person tries but is habitually unpunctual?Jazaakum-Allaah Khayran. .. More

  • Leaving mosque during Friday sermon to make a non-Muslim utter the Shahaadah Date: 18-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you go out of the mosque while the Friday sermon is ongoingto have a non-Muslim who wants to be Muslimsay the Shahadah (the two testimonies of Faith)? .. More

  • Delivering Friday sermon in other language Date: 5-4-2016

    On Fridays, after the azan is called for the Friday prayer, our imam sits on the pulpit and gives a lecture in Bangla. After the lecture, he tells us to pray four units of sunnah prayer. After the sunnah prayer, azan is made inside the mosque, and then the imam stands up on the pulpit and gives the sermon in Arabic, after that, he leads us in the two-unit.. More

  • Giving non-Arabic 'bayaan' before Friday khutbah Date: 3-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In the masjid of our locality, the Friday khutbah (sermon) is given in arabic. However, before the Arabic khutbah, the imam gives an extra lecture/speech that is called 'bayan' in our local language for 15 to 20 minutes. Now, is this correct? And are the rulings of the khutbah also applied to this extra bayan, like not talking to.. More

  • Using visual aids in Friday sermon Date: 22-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My question is the following: Can I use pictures/images or any visual aids about my topicto show to the attendees while I am delivering the Friday sermon? Kindly answer my question according to the Islamic point of view. Thank you, and may Allaah reward you. .. More

  • No specific outfit to be worn by the Imaam and the Khateeb Date: 2-9-2015

    Should the Imaam or the Khateeb (i.e. the person who delivers the Friday sermon) wear a specific outfit such as a turban and cloak? Can he lead the prayer while wearing a suit consisting of a jacket and trousers? .. More

  • A Khateeb loses his state of ablution while giving the Friday sermon Date: 24-8-2015

    Dear brothers in Islam, what should the Imaam do if he loses his ablution while giving the Friday sermon? May Allaah Almighty reward you the best for serving Islam. .. More

  • A non-Muslim giving the Friday khutbah Date: 20-8-2015

    I live in a non-Muslim western country and genuine non-Muslims sometimes attend the Jumu‘ah (i.e. Friday) prayer with us. Is it valid and accepted in the Sharee'ah that a non-Muslim gives the Khutbah (sermon)? If it is impermissible, how do we refute the claim of those who say otherwise? They argue that it is not conditioned for the one giving the.. More

  • Reading a book while the Imaam delivers Friday Khutbah Date: 11-5-2015

    the other day during jumah someone i know was reading an islamic book whilst the khutbah was being done. the khutbah in my mosque is done by reciting the quran. i told the person that someone told me to tell him not to read islamic books whilst khutbah is being done because you should only be listening to the quran. he told me because the khutbah is.. More

  • Jumu‘ah prayer not held by only women Date: 8-4-2015

    Assalam u alaikumI want to understand the permissibility of a woman leading ONLY women on jummah prayer? Is a woman allowed to lead other women in jummah prayer and is the prayer accepted or does the prayer REQUIRE a male imam? If so, why does the jummah prayer require a male and what is the difference between a male and female leading salah for their.. More

  • Listening to Khutbah on Youtube and then praying Jumu'ah alone Date: 17-2-2014

    Assalam alaikum. My question is regarding jummah salah. Suppose the nearest masjid is far away (say 30 minute drive) and its a work day. Is it permissible to listen to a khutbah on youtube and offer two rakah salah alone? Are there more than one opinion on this matter? Jazak Allah Khair .. More

  • 'Whoever fiddles with pebbles has engaged in idle action' Date: 23-1-2014

    The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Whoever performs ablution perfectly and walks to the mosque and does not fiddle with pebbles, his sins will be forgiven.” What is the meaning of this Hadeeth, especially the part where it says 'and does not fiddle with pebbles'? May Allaah Reward you... More