Is there anything like doing an opening for a masjid?

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Answered by: Maulana Tahsin Alam​


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Is there anything like doing an opening for a masjid in Islam? Is it sunnah or adaab etc?

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

There is no specific action that has been prescribed in the Sharīʿah to be fulfilled when opening a masjid. We ask Allāh SWT accept your efforts and the new masjid.


And Allah SWT alone knows best.


Written by Maulana Tahsin Alam

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