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One Imam leading two jummahs

If in a Masjid there are 2 Juma Prayer and the same Imam leads both the prayers is it ok and permisible to pray that prayer.



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

According to the Hanafi Madhab, in order for a congregation to be valid, the nature of Imam;s salah must correspond with that of the muqtadī (follower) in all its aspects.[1]


The second Jumu‘ah salah of an Imam who has already performed his Jumu‘ah Salah once before, is in fact a Nafl Salah. The people following him in this second Jummah congregation are fulfilling their obligatory (fardh) salah. Since the salah of a follower completing his fardh behind an Imam performing Nafl is not valid, this second Jummah therefore will not be valid.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Faisal bin Abdul Hameed,
Montréal, Canada

Checked and Concurred by,
Maulana Ismail Desai 

[1]  ((و) لا (مفترض بمتنفل وبمفترض فرضا آخر) لأن اتحاد الصلاتين شرط عندنا)…(قوله وبمفترض فرضا آخر) سواء تغاير الفرضان اسما أو صفة (الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين ج1  ص579 ، دار الفكر)

قوله – عليه الصلاة والسلام – «إنما جعل الإمام ليؤتم به فلا تختلفوا على أئمتكم» وهو يوجب الموافقة في نفس الصلاة وأوصافها وفي الأفعال وصفة الفرضية لم توجد في صلاة الإمام فقد اختلفوا عليه. ولهذا لا تجوز الجمعة خلف من يصلي الظهر أو الفجر أو النفل (تبيين الحقائق شرح كنز الدقائق ج1  ص141، المطبعة الكبرى الأميرية)


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