Khutbah in another language

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Why do we find some people who give khutbah of jummah and eideen in other language other then arabic and other say just keep to arabic please provied proofs from quran and hidth and the consenses of the best genorations by their sayings and affermations and the same with the prophet


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Dear Brother,

In principle, if the khutbah of Jumu’ah and ‘eed is delivered in any language other than Arabic it will be Makruh-Tahrimi, however the khutbah will be valid.

You may refer to Fatwa #35234 and 19080.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tareque Ahmed

Student Darul Iftaa
New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


كتاب المسائل 463/1

عمدة الرعاية بتحشية شرح الوقاية (3/ 56)

فإنّه لا شكَّ في أنَّ الخطبةَ بغيرِ العربيَّةِ خلافُ السُّنَّةِ المتوارثةِ عن النَّبيِّ – صلى الله عليه وسلم – والصَّحابة – رضي الله عنهم – فيكون مكروهاً تحريماً

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