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Vowing to Fast for 40 Fridays

Vowing to Fast for 40 Fridays: Valid?

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: 1- It goes without saying that fulfilling a vow is a vital teaching in Islam. But the vow has to …

The Power Of One Hour

Friday is a very important day for Muslims. However there is an hour on a Friday where Allah will grant a dua that you will ask Him for. Powerful reminder!

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 …

10+ Hadiths about Friday

10+ Hadiths about Friday

Friday is a special day in Islam; a whole Surah of the Qur’an is named after it and various hadiths explain its merits, rituals, etiquette, do’s and don’ts. Why does Friday have this special status? What is the etiquette of going to Friday Prayer? What is the punishment of those who neglect Jumu`ah? And what …

Sign Language

Friday Sermon in Sign Language: Allowed?

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 permissible, while the imam is delivering the khutbah, for someone who masters sign language to interpret it for the deaf in …

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…

Muslim sabbath

Why Don't Muslims Observe the Sabbath? Can I?

Salaam alaikum, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I understand that you miss the Sabbath since it was a time for relaxation and rest in your family. There is a practice similar to the Sabbath in the Islamic tradition, but not really practiced the same way. Christianity says that the …

Du`aa'

What Is the Hour of Answering Du`aa' on Friday?

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: 1- Some scholars maintain that the hour of answering du`aa’ on Friday lasts from after `Asr until the sun sets. 2- Other …

6 Things That Make Friday (Jumu'ah) Special

6 Things That Make Friday (Jumu'ah) Special

Allah has made two days in the year our official festive days – Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. But we often neglect a third, and more frequently occurring, festive day– the Day of Jumu‘ah. Here are some of the reasons why this day is so special.



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