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Q: It is said that a small mosque is less than 40 dhira. What would this measure in square meters?


A: A Musjid-e-kabeer is a Musjid which is 334,451 square metres or more. Hence a Musjid-e-sagheer (small musjid) is a musjid which is less than 334.451 square metres.

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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