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Can I pray Zuhr in a Christian prayer hall where I work?

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Mufti sahab my question is

The place where I work, there is a Christian prayer hall. Can I offer my Zuhr prayer in that prayer hall?

Jazak Allah



Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah’s guidance)

It would be Makruh Tahrimi (prohibitively disliked) to enter or pray Salah in a church, Synagogue, Hindu temple etc, being a place where gross Shirk is committed.

(Hanafi school: Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar; Shafi’ school: Ramli, Nihayat al-Muhtaj Sharh al-Minhaj)

And Only Allah Ta’ala Knows Best.

Moulana Qamruz Zaman
London, UK

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