When should one recite the dua for entering the Musjid?

Q: When should I say the dua for entering the masjid (“Allahoma-ftah lee abwaba Rahmatik”): when entering the entering hall containing the shoe racks etc, or when entering the actual prayer area?

Bismillaah

A: When entering the boundary where the Musjid commences.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


Q: What is counted as being within the musjid boundries: Is it only the actual prayer area or is it also the entering hall which contains the shoe racks etc?

Bismillaah

A: The area which is designated for Salaah.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)