congregational prayer

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Praying at home instead of masjid

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If someone prays alone at home instead of going to the masjid and praying in congregation then is his prayer valid or not? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If a male performs his fard salaah individually at home, his… read more »

Miscellaneous questions pertaining to salāh

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Please can you advise the ruling around taraweeh unfortunately at our masjid and many other masjids during taraweeh people leave at various times and the main jamat hall has many spaces however there are still people praying in side rooms, corridors, upstairs and various other places with large gaps between them and the main congregration…. read more »

Multiple Salah questions

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I know in hanafi school you cannot recite anything in congregational prayer be it  tarabih or  fard or  witr prayer.     So can I recite the translation of fatiha  and any other sura in my native language in my mind along with the imam in both silent and loud… read more »

The Blind Sahabi (radiyallahu’anhu) who asked to be excused from Salah with Jama’ah

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What is the authenticity of the narration about the blind man who asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about attending the congregational prayer?   Answer You are probably refering to the following authentic (sahih) Hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that a blind man came to Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and said: ‘O Rasulullah, I don’t have a guide to… read more »