Living at a distance from the Musjid

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I live just more than 4.9 km from the nearest Masjid. Am I sinful in not attending the Masjid for Salaah?


A: No, however it is better and more rewarding for you to perform your Salaah in the Musjid.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Find more answers indexed from:
Read more answers with similar topics: