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A Musjid-e-kabeer is a Musjid which is 334,451 square metres or more.

Question : Will the musjid still be considered Musjid -e-Kabeer if the total musjid area is example 400 square meters, however spread out over four floors of 100 square meters each floor.


A: The Musjid will not be a Musjid-e-Kabeer. Musjid-e-Kabeer is that Musjid whose ground floor is 334,451 square metres or more.

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.

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