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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Salaah with women congregation

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Q: Does salah with  women congregation hold the same rewards as with men? or does the obligation of congregation fall? A: If for some reason you have to perform namaaz at home it will be more virtuous that you perform your namaaz with your household.  مطلب في كراهة تكرار الجماعة في المسجد أقول وبالله التوفيق… read more »

 How important or what status (Fardh, Wajib..) is Salah with congregation?

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Q: How important or what status (Fardh, Wajib..) is Salah with congregation? A: Generally, the fuqahaa say that it is sunnat-e-muakkadah and some say it is wajib. ( والجماعة سنة مؤكدة للرجال ) قال الزاهدي أرادوا بالتأكيد الوجوب … ( وقيل واجبة وعليه العامة ) قال الشامي في رد المحتار : قوله ( وقال الزاهدي الخ )… read more »

Reciting out of sequence in Salaah

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Q: Recently at a Jumu’ah salaah, the Imaam read Surah 110 Al-Nasr in the first Rakaat and then Surah 109 Al-Kafirun in the second rakaat. We have always been taught to read in ascending order, i.e. 109, 110, 111, 112 etc. The Imaam was a guest Shafee Imaam in a largely Hanafee congregation. What is the… read more »

Cautioning the congregation saying “In holidays we are not Muslims” sarcastically

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Q: An Imaam, while delivering a Jumuah Bayaan, mentioning about holidays said sarcastically: “In holidays we are not Muslims”, trying to tell the congregation that we should wake up and no matter holiday or not we have to fulfill the commands of Allah. What is the situation of his Imaan? A: Apparently he was cautioning them regarding adopting double standards… read more »

If someone prays at home intentionally then is it sunnah for him to repeat the same salaah after he has prayed?

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Q: One person said: “as praying in congregation is a strong sunnah, and although its intentionally abandoning is makruh tahrimi , the ulama said its repeating is sunnah.” Does this mean if some does pray at home intentionally then it is sunnah for him to repeat the same salaah after he has prayed? A: Salaah should be performed… read more »

Lady making dua in congregation

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Q: If one pious lady (mother-in-law) makes Ijtima’i Dua (group of people, only for her family) and others (Daughters, Son, Daughter-in-law and Son-in-law) said “Ameen”.  This scenario is happened due to son-in-low bought a new flat and mother-in-law make Dua for Barka. Because Women is not allowed to make as leader any program in Islamic Sharia. A:… read more »