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Multiple congregations at the Kaaba

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Were there recognized ulema who adopted and taught the practice of 4 different congregations at the Haram in Makkah? Were the Salafis the first to disagree with this practice or ulema from the 4 madhahib also disagreed with this practice?

Answer:
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah,

The practice of multiple congregations was adopted for expediency of teaching the pilgrims, and for those praying to be able to hear the imam’s recitation—not out of madhhab-based schisms.

Many scholars condemned it, though, including Imam Shihab al-Din al-Ramli of the Shafiis and Khayr al-Din al-Ramli of the Hanafis, in a joint fatwa. [Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar]

Wassalam,

Faraz Rabbani

 

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