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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 …

Performing Jumuah Prayer before Sun Reaches Zenith

Performing Jumuah Prayer before Sun Reaches Zenith: 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- The majority of Muslim jurists agree that the time of Friday Prayer is the same time of Zhuhr Prayer …

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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Two Friday Prayers in One Mosque Due to Crowdedness: 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: Muslim scholars agree that the Friday Prayer can be performed in the same mosque twice if there is a need. In …

Penn. Muslim Students Move Friday Prayer to Church

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – Muslim students at Pennsylvania’s Lehigh University are grateful to their Christian colleagues after they were able to move their Friday congregational prayer to the campus memorial church, allowing more Muslim students to join the service. “The basement of the Dialogue Center isn’t that big, so the space is congested,” Ibrahim Hashmi, a …

Hurricane Harvey and Eid

Hurricane Harvey, Delaying Eid and Community Relief

Hurricane Harvey and Eid… how to deal with the questions posed by this crisis? For example, how to perform Eid and Jumuah prayers in these difficult circumctances? In this video, Sheikh Joe Bradford explains the possibility of cancelling Jumuah prayer due to the difficult circumstances in areas affected by the hurricane. He also discusses the …

Canadian Ministers Endorse Muslim Prayer in Schools

Two Canadian ministers endorsed on Thursday, March 23, Muslim weekly Friday prayer at schools, commending Peel municipality, Ontario, for allowing it and putting an end to brawling debate in which Islamophobic comments were yelled.

Is It Recommended to Recite Surat Aal `Imran on Friday

Is It Recommended to Recite Surat Aal `Imran 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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause …



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