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Questions tagged [jamaat]

Jamaat refers to the congregational prayer.

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What is the ruling on persecuted sects at odds with rulers?

My family is originally of Gulenist background. For those who don't know, they are referred to as "Hidhma" in Arabic (Hizmet in Turkish) which mean service. After political events from 2013-2016, they ...
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Praying behind someone who was late to the prayer

Assalamu alaykom, say that I reached the mosque late and the imam gave salam and then the ones who were late but were able to join the prayer stood up for a raka', is it alright that I join one of ...
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Will I incur sins if I stand in prayer even though my wudhu is broken?

Suppose I'm praying an obligatory prayer behind an Imam at a masjid. Suddenly my wudhu breaks (due to the passing of wind). Now, if I still keep standing in prayer will I incur sins? This should ...
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How to perform balance salah 3 rakah alone/ [duplicate]

If i go to salah lately and catch 4th rakah and continue with Imam finish then stand up and then How i continue with missing 1st rakah (Fateha + Ayaat)then sit and read attahiyatu again stand up 2nd ...
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Join a brother late to get benefit of fard salaah in congregation

When you come into mosque late for Zuhr, and someone is busy with salah, without you knowing if he is performing Sunnah Zuhr or Fard Zuhr, can you join that person and perform your Fard Zuhr and carry ...
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Continuing Salat after Imam goes to rukuh or sijdah and one haven't finished his/her kerat (reciting surah fatiha) yet in 3rd and 4th rakat

Assalamu-Alaikum, I recently facing a problem taking salat in jamat. In 1st and 2nd rakat (during Esha or Magrib) imam recites loudly and have no problem. But in 3rd and 4th rakat imam goes for rukuh ...
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If prayer left during jamaat [duplicate]

I want to ask some innocent question..If I say Isha prayer behind Imam and I missed 2 rakats out of 4,then what is the procedure of saying the complete prayer? Kindly guide me
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Do the muqtadis need to recite anything while praying behind the imam, whether it is during silent salah or loud salah?

When praying the fard of Dhuhr/Zuhr and Asr salah in congregation behind the imam, the imam recites everything silently. According to some websites, it is makrooh tahrimi to recite anything behind ...
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Raf'ol yadayn when I am praying behind a imam of different madhab

I'am used to do raf'ol yadayn in prayer... but when I am praying behind an imam, can I do rafol yadayn when imam didn't? or shouldn't I do that and need to follow the imam? If I do so, will my salat ...
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If i miss congregation salah?

Assalamuallaykum. I use to miss my congregation salah of zohar. I leave my collage and reach masjid to attend my zohar salah with jamat (in congregation) but the time for traveling is so long that i ...
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What is the correct manner to join Eid prayer when arriving late?

Often and we see it each time people come late to join the Eid prayer, some come late enough and pray in a new congregation, others come or arrive after the Imam has started the prayer. My question ...
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Namaz in maghrib with two people? [duplicate]

If there are two people one is imam and the other is follower and the time is of maghrib then can imam recite fatihha and surah loud.?
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Why don't we pray the Sunnah Rakaats of Salah in Jamaat (Congregation)?

Allah says in the Qu'ran: “When you (O Messenger Muhammad) are among them, and lead them in As‑Salaah (the prayer), let one party of them stand up [in Salaah (prayer)] with you taking their arms ...
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During jama'at prayers, what are you suppose to do when the Imam is say Hamd and Surah?

Are you suppose to just listen the hamd of the Imam? What if you are too far away? Where should your mind be set to? Can you say any dhikr if you can't hear? If so what dhikrs are recommended?
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prayer ba_jamat with three persons and standing position

If three persons want to perform prayer like father, son and mother what would be the stand position for jamaat of three.
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Is there any problem with praying the same salah twice?

I have 2 cases two discuss. I offered my salah well within time at my home, alone. I walked out of my house and saw a few of my friends who were going to the masjid to pray the same salah as a group (...
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How should one finish his prayer if he joins the jamaat in the third or the fourth rakat?

If a man comes to the masjid and sees that the congregation has already started and they are at the third or the fourth rakat, should he join them or wait for another congregation?
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How does one pray in congregation?

How does one participate in the 5 daily prayers in congregation? I know how to pray all of the 5 Prayers. All I require is knowledge of the do's and don'ts.
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prayer in group is it mandatory?

i live in a Westren non-islamic country, where masjids are far away from me and i cannot travel long distance to do my prayers in Jama'aat . according to the verse of Holy Quran "WARKUU MA'RAKEEN" ...
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When Jamaah of Masjid is audible from my home and I pray in my home, does that make my Salah a Jamaah Salaah?

My home is nearer to Masjid (mosque). All conducted Jamat in Masjid are clearly audible from my home. I have the following questions (please answer in both gender's view): Shall I do Salah by using ...
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Can an Imam interrupt a prayer for some reason?

I would like to know if it is possible for an Imam in congregation to interrupt the prayer for some reasons. For example some of the praying believers have been attacked or a he's hearing murmur or ...
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Can I perform Prayer (Salah) at home without looking the jammath in the masjid?

While I am at home can I pray Salah at home when the jammat timing is not over. And also I can't reach the Mosque on time to attend the jammat. So is there any problem if I pray alone at home?
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Is it possible to pray Jamat with just myself and my wife?

There are situation I cannot go to mosque for jamat (congregational prayer), but my wife is at home. Is it possible that I become imam and my wife is my mukim (I not sure this exact term). What is the ...
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Is a congregational prayer valid if the Imam isn't in his own row?

In our mosque, there isn't enough space to make two complete rows, so the Imam prays just one step in front of us (almost beside us), as in the following diagram: Is this sort of congregational ...
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Under what conditions does Allah accept a jama'at prayer?

It is said that if you pray in Jama'at, Allah will accept your prayer so long as one person in the jama'at prayed a valid prayer. But if nobody among the jama'at prayed a valid prayer, does Allah ...
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How to act in Mosque in Friday Prayer?

I begin praying in Mosque next Friday (InshaAllah). I never did a prayer in a Mosque (except when i was very young i think) and i need some tips how i should act to not look like a lost person... Can ...
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Can one pray Tahajjud later in the night after they have prayed 20 rakah Taraweeh

In almost all of the mosques here, Witr is prayed in congregation after the 20 rakah Taraweeh prayer. But as far as I know, Witr is to be prayed after Tahajjud if someone wishes to pray Tahajjud. So I ...
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Where to stand in jamaat when we came late

Some one came late to jamaat ,Imam and only one maamoom are performing the last rakaat of pray(in atahiyyath).maumoom stand at the very right side,then where should the second maumoom stand?(left side ...
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When imam forgets in prayer?

What should a person do if the imam forgets a sujood in prayer and the mamoom (the one(s) who prayers behind the imam, as following him) indicates, but the imam continues and does not do Sajdatu Sahu. ...
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Where to start in Prayer? If someone enters in Prayer with a group of people praying together. [duplicate]

I want to ask question related to Prayer. It is considered more valuable if group of muslims pray "Faraz" together in the leadership of "imam". And one want to join them, while they have completed "2 ...
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Should darood be recited along with the congregational prayers if one joins it in the second. third or forth rakath? [duplicate]

If I join the congregational prayers/Jamaat in the second Rakat and said my prayer along with the imam through second, third and forth Rakat, should I also recite the Darood-e-Ibrahim along with the ...
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What is the minimum number of people required to form a jamaat?

What is the minimum number of people required to form a jamaath? (Any farz namaz)
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To what extent is movement permissible in order to silent the phone if it starts ringing during the prayer?

While saying the prayers if someones phone (while in the pocket or kept on the ground) starts to ring, is it allowed to silent it through some minimal movement? If so, what minimal movement in ...
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Can men and women stand next to each other during congregational prayers?

Is it permissible for men and women to stand next to each other and mixed together during congregational prayer? Will their prayers be void? Source required.
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How should I perform the missed rakats if joined a group prayers in the third unit/rakat? [duplicate]

If I join a group Salah during the third rakah, how I should perform the missed rakat? After Surah al Fatihah, I have to recite an additional Surah; because in farz Salah, it is only in the first two ...
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What is the proper way of saying Takbir for Eid?

I could see the takbir in all masjids, so I think it wouldn't be an innovation. But, I would like to know, What is the proper way of saying these Takbirs for Eid? In my masjid, they are saying ...
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Hadith that Narrates the Story of a Blind Man who Asked the Prophet(PBUH) about Congregational Prayer

The other day we were discussing the importance of Jammat(congregational) prayer. At one point, one of the guys said that a blind man came to the Prophet(PBUH) and said that he couldn't see and might ...
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Is it allowed to touch a person behind him to make congregation behind him?

I often see our brothers touching a person(who is praying a fard prayer)'s back for making jama'at prayer behind him. Even, I do that without knowing it correct or not? Did our Prophet(PBUH) told us ...
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Mother's prayer with her small male child

My son is only six years old and he doesn't know his entire salat yet to lead is it permissible to let him stand with me while I pray? I have three other young daughters and we are usually lead by my ...
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Is it permissible to join first 2 rakath of Esha Salat with the Taraweh Jamat and then continue on his own?

If one misses his Esha Salat, is it permissible for him to perform the first two rakats of his Esha Salat with the Taraweh Jamat and then continue on his own?
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Is it sunnah to make group dua after Fard jamaath prayer?

I know that it is sunnah of prophet(PBUH) to make group dua and say ameen for that. But, my question is Is it sunnah to make group dua after Fard jamaath prayer? In our area(Tamilnadu, India) we ...
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What is the minimum number of persons required for a jumuah jama'ath?

I heard someone saying 50, someone as 25 and someone says 3. My friend's brother is studying engineering in a college with total of 5 to 10 muslim boys. They are not allowed to go out for Jumuah. Can ...
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How should a third person join a jama'ath of two?

When two people want to pray in jama’ah and there is no third person available, the Imaam (leader) stands on the left and the muqtadi (follower) stands on the right, a few inches behind the Imaam and ...
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What are the orders about praying on bare floor to join Jamaat?

In our office the praying area space is quite small. Most of the time when in Jamat the carpet runs short and people join prayer on plain floor, and they put paper on the spot of Sajda. Is it ...
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What is the exact manner to join the Salat Jamat after arriving late?

Sometimes there is a scenario that Salat ba-jamat has been started and one person arrives at a time such that his one or more Rakat's are missed. Then in this situation what is the exact ruling to ...
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When praying in Jamaah, what should I do if I am the only one in the last row?

Asslamu allikum, When praying in jamaah (congregation/group), I happened to be the only one in the last row. What do I do? Do I have to usher some one to step back and be with me? Jazakallahu khayr.
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Can women use a recorded version of the Salah from a nearby mosque?

Most of the Muslim women and a considerable number of old and disabled slaves of Allah cannot leave home or go to the mosque for reasons relevant to them. It is of course rational for them to pray ...
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Should I discontinue Farz prayer if Jamat has formed?

Usually it happens while praying in prayer room at office, people gathered and form Jamat. So in this case, if you are in the middle of offering your individual Farz prayer. Should you discontinue the ...