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congregational prayer

Praying Isha salah at home with Taraweeh

Question Respected mufti saab. many queries have been coming as to wether esha salaah with jamaa ah can be prayed at an earlier time whereas there is esha jamaa ah is taking place on the same vicinity in theasjid. many ulama have also expressed concern of the growing...

Muqtadi praying without Wudhu

Question Assalamu Alaikum, I performed a congregational prayer with one person. Soon after I realized that I had no whudu. However, the other person was leading the prayer. Is his prayer still valid? This was in University so I may not see that person again. I have...

Standing alone in the row/Saff

Question What is the ruling for someone reading Salah with jamat whilst alone in the saff?, I request that the answer be given with references jazaakallah. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Social Distancing in Salaah due to COVID-19

Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته What is the mas’ala regarding separation between muqtadis? And how much should be the gap if permissible? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In...

A justification for leaving out congregational prayer?

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Verily there were [many] prophets belonging to Allah [Ta’ala]; all of them used to hunt or search for prey. Regarding congregational prayer, your love for [wanting to attend] the congregation as well as its people, and your love for the remembrance of Allah …