Do you guys have idea about room , spaces that you can use to pray if that place doesn't have any prayer room (musholla) . Like if I'm at school or at the mall or whatever. And there is no prayer room, where should i pray?

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The default is that you can pray anywhere. There is no obligation to pray in a place that is specially designated for prayer:

وجعلت لنا الأرض كلها مسجدا

the whole earth has been made a mosque for us


حيثما أدركتك الصلاة فصل، والأرض لك مسجد

Wherever the time for the prayer comes upon you, perform the prayer, for all the earth is a place of worshipping for you.


There are only exceptions in this rule where prayer is disliked for example a place where there is filth (bath, toilet, garbage dump, animal beds and slaughtering places) or a graveyard or in a church\temple of non-muslims or in the middle of a path where it blocks and hinders other people. Some of these are disagreed upon.

  • Good Answer. Jazzakk Allahu Khair.
    – Shafeek
    Commented Oct 29, 2023 at 12:30

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