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What Are the Virtues for Reciting Surat Al-Kahf on Friday

What Are the Virtues for Reciting Surat Al-Kahf on Friday?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Whoever reads Surat Al-Kahf on the night of Jumu`ah (Friday), will have a light that will stretch between him and the Ancient House . 2- Whoever …

Why is Friday So Special For Muslims?

Why is Friday So Special For Muslims?

It is a blessed day that has been designated as such by God, Almighty; no other day of the week shares its virtues. A believer’s entire life is one of worship; even celebrations are conducted as worship. While there is no special place or special time…

Penn. Group Hosts Inclusive Friday Prayer

A new anti-Islamophobia group at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosted an inclusive Jumm`ah (Friday) prayer on October 13, to educate about Islam and counter hate inside the campus.

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Performing Friday Prayer before Its Time: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is better for Muslims to observe Friday Prayer at its agreed upon time, i.e., after sun’s zenith until the …

Delivering Friday Khutbah in English OK

Can the Friday Khutbah Be Delivered in English?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Friday sermon (khutbah) is all about communication and delivering a message; as such, it should be in the language of the people. Answering your question, Sheikh …

Does Listening to Surat al-Kahf on Friday Bring the Same Reward?

Does Listening to Surat al-Kahf on Friday Bring the Same Reward?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: The reward that results from reading Surat al-Kahf on Friday is only mentioned for the one who reads the surah. Answering your question, we would …

Singling out Fridays for Fasting

Singling out Fridays for Fasting: Valid?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is makruh to single out the day of Friday for fasting, unless that coincides with a fast which one usually observes, such as a …

Praying Jumu`ah before the Sun Passes the Zenith: Valid?

Praying Jumu`ah before the Sun Passes the Zenith: Valid?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: There is nothing wrong with praying Jumu‘ah approximately one hour before the beginning of the time for Zhuhr, but to be on the safe side …



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