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Jumah is the congregational prayer that men hold every Friday just after noon, it is prayed in the place of Dhur. On this day there is a Kutbah (Sermon) that is done before making the prayer.

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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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Is there a sunnah prayer before salat aljumua (Friday prayer)?

After the first adhan for salat al-jumu'a, but before the imam comes, I see many people praying two rakat. Then after the congregational salah is finished, they prayer another two rakat. I know that ...
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Why are the most important services in Islam held on Fridays?

So, I've lived in enough Muslim countries to understand that Friday and Saturday are, in fact, the closest thing there is to a weekend in the US (which would normally be Saturday and Sunday), but what ...
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Should the khateeb deliver the Friday khutbah in Arabic?

In my neighborhood, the Friday khutbah is delivered only using Arabic. There are other khateebs that use both Indonesian (or other languages) and Arabic. As far as I know, they replace the sermon by ...
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Why is Jummah Important? (Jumu'ah/ Jumma'h/ Friday)

Jummah is considered the best day of the week. Why is it so important? The purpose of this question is to have detailed, high quality answers detailing the importance of Jummah.
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Missed Salat Al-Jumu'a unintentionally (while sleeping), what should I do?

Assalamu 'alaikum wa rahmatu Allah wa barakatuh. I've been working late at night and consequently I slept at morning, my friend told that he would wake me up when the time of salat Al-Jumu'a صلاة ...
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Friday (Jummah) Prayers on a vacation trip [closed]

Assalamu alaikkum everyone! I just wanted to clarify the doubt that I have as what the title says. Not that I eagerly wanted to join the trip, but I've some official work to complete too. To make ...
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Is there a hadith about Friday prayer (Jumu'ah) being centralized and grouped in one place?

I'm not sure whether it's culture or if it has roots in hadith, but I feel the Jumu'ah (Friday prayer) should be a centralized event, by which I mean that if in one region there are several mosques, ...
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Is it wrong to miss Jummah on Friday due to school?

I'm a freshman in high-school, I'm allowed to pray Duhr prayers in school and I do, but I'm unable to attend the Friday prayers since I can't leave the school building. I came across this hadith: ...
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If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options?

لسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options? because some persons only do eid prayer in my ...
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How do scholars deduce that Jumuah is mandatory only for urban/settled people?

In many fiqh books we read that among the conditions for Jumuah some scholars consider being a citizen of city or being settled as a condition for Jumuah to be a fard (mandatory) prayer on a male ...
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Is praying with a child enough for Jumu'ah (congregational) prayer?

If I perform the prayer with my son, or a brother or any child (5-10 years), is my salat considered Jumu'ah or Salah al jama'ah or not?
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Was the name Friday/Jumua known before Islam?

Based on this Question and as we know that all weekdays in Arabic are associated with a number: Sunday =al-Ahad - 1 الأحد Monday =al-Ithnayn - 2 الاثنين Tuesday = a-Thulata' - 3 الثلاثاء Wednesday = ...
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Was khutbah delivered in the Arabic language in non-Arabic speaking lands during the 4 caliphs rule?

The Caliphs conquered non-muslim lands who didn't speak arabic and I assume there must have been conversions during this time as well. So, did the friday khutbah take place in arabic there or was it ...
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What do we do after missing the 2nd rukuh in Friday Congregational prayers (Jum'ah)

So I live in KSA, and I arrived late at the mosque and I joined the jamat at the second sujood of the second rakat, so after I finished two rakat the one next to me started his 3rd rakat I became ...
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How many Sunnat rakats are there in Jumma prayer?

Assalamualaikum, as the question says, how many Sunnat rakats do I need to perform before or after Jumma prayer(friday).
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Why are there only two rakats in farz salaat for Jumu'ah?

My question is: Why is there are only two rakats in Farz Salat for Jumu'ah and we have four rakats for farz salat of zuhr? Is there any reason behind this? Please post answers with references.
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Is dua allowed after khutba?

I would like to know, whether it is allowed to make dua after the Khutba (is it called sermon?) given by any Iman (say in Friday prayer, Eid prayers). I have heard different views from different ...
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Praying Zuhr instead of Friday Prayer

During Friday, I replace the Jummah with Zuhr prayer during this pandemic. Mosques are open but I do not want to go outside because the situation is still bad in my country. So I pray 4 rakats of Zuhr ...
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What should i do for Jummah when at sea for 3-5 weeks?

As Salamu Alaykum, I am at sea for anything for 3 to 5 weeks as a fisherman, but I am also the only Muslim on the vessel. This has created a problem for me in that on Friday I am the only person ...
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What are we recommended to do or frowned upon on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Of course -especially- men are asked to perform the Friday prayer. And there's a special "hour" in this day where our dua's may be "answered". ... But what other deeds are we asked to do or leave ...
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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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Is it improper to describe Friday as "sabbath"?

On Friday, Muslims have Jumu'ah prayer. This is comparable with "sabbath" in Christianity: Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy is taken as one of the Ten Commandments. Wikipedia writes about ...
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Importance of Friday prayers

I am working in a company and my boss is not allowing me for friday prayers event and not accepting my leaves on the same day. What can I do? help me in this regard in the light of the QURAN AND ...
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What is the evidence for jumuah Imams to recite (16:90) before starting the prayer

In verse (16:90) Allah says: Indeed, Allah orders justice and good conduct and giving to relatives and forbids immorality and bad conduct and oppression. He admonishes you that perhaps you will be ...
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Imam during Jumuah prayer

Each Friday at the Mosque, right before we pray the fard, the Imam claims that if we do not pray shoulder to shoulder, Shaytaan may come in between and whisper. Is there any source for such a claim? ...
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Can someone do ghusl after Maghrib on Thursday for Jumu'ah?

Say if someone has work or school on Friday, they have no time to perform ghusl for the Jumu'ah prayer. Can they do ghusl after Maghrib on Thursday since the day begins at night in Islam? (Hanafi ...
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What is the history of Jummah namaz?

It is known that we were ordered to pay namaz 5 times a day by ALLAH HIMSELF . I don't have any references , nor do I have much knowledge can somebody please help with a little history for Jummah ...
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Can people form a community (jamaat) via teleconferancing to pray together?

Can people gather via teleconferencing methods to pray together, e.g., to pray the Friday prayer? I guess it's preferred to gather in person but I assume there exists certain circumstances that make ...
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Is this Hadith about Friday ghusl abrogated?

Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Bath on Friday is compulsory for those who have attained the age of puberty." Sahih al-Bukhari 2665 Is it abrogated because most ...
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How to perform congregational (Jumah) prayer? [duplicate]

I am a recent revert to Islam and I wanted to begin reading Jumah Salah at my school. I know how to read salah but I am not to sure about the stages of Jumah Salah. Can someone please tell me how the ...
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What to do if break wudu during Jumuah?

What should I do if I break wudhu (e.g. by farting) during Jumuah? I have a farting problem, I can hold it for some time but if the Quran recitation is long then there's a huge chance that someday I'...
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Due to the quarantine is it mandatory to shower on Friday? [duplicate]

I have the following question: Many countries are now in quarantine due to the coronavirus. School and masajids are closed. No one can do the Friday prayer. Is it mandatory to shower on Friday? I ...
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Khutba (Friday Sermons) - Where exactly is text?

I need to know about the Khutba (Friday sermon) recited by Imam on Friday, Are those a verses' of Quran? Are those quoted from some Hadith? I find it partly different for some Fridays. Can some ...
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I need some clarification what an imam said during the Friday prayer 2 weeks ago

Well first and foremost salamu haleikum I heard him saying:"A person will get taken out of this world if this person does everything right according to Quran." I think this is rubbish because it ...
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What is the reasoning behind the opinion of jumaah before dhuhr?

I know there are 2 opinions regarding the starting time of jumaah: coincides with duhr and before duhr. This Fatwa on islamqa kind of discusses both but in a biased direction. I am trying to ...
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Is there any kazza or replacement for Jummah (Friday) Prayer

Sometimes due to school or any other problem Friday prayer missed just as other prayers, but there is kazza for other prayers. I want to know that Is there any replacement or kazza for Friday Prayer? ...
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Greetings/wishes after salatul jummah

I am pretty new to Islam and I am not an arabic speaker either. In my mosque I noticed people greet each other after salatul jummah with different greetings/wishes. One that was offered to me was "...
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Is it valid to offer salat ul tasbeeh after jummah prayer?

After performing jummah pray I uses to offer salat ul tasbeeh pray, but my grandma said to perform salat ul tasbeeh before jummah. So I just want to ask is it valid to offer salat ul tasbeeh after ...
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Why Friday Salat is important for society? (Analyzing Friday salat from sociology perspective)

It seems that Friday Salat is an important subject in Islam. I am analyzing this event from sociology perspective and will be thankful if you share your opinions about importance of Friday Salat. Why ...
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What is the ruling for the person who neglects prayer on Friday?

I saw a video recorded in Syria, I think it's an Islamic group. They punish a muslim person 25 jilda (الجلدة) because he didn't attend Friday prayer. Is there any rule for that?
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Can you enter jannah just by pray juma(friday prayer)?

I don't pray 5 times, I only pray juma salah(Friday prayer) so would I enter jannah if I only pray Friday prayer?. Another way of asking same question is are you still a muslim if you only prayer ...
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Is returning home on a different way a sunna for jum3a

On Eid, it's recommended not to return at home using the same way you used to go to prayer. I want to know if this sunna applies to the prayer of jum3a
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How do the hanafis explain praying 10 raka't of optional prayers after jumu'ah?

A few years ago I've been asked to lead the jumu'ah prayer in a Turkish mosque here in Germany. So I've asked a hanafi brother to give me some guide lines, as as an Imam I should know the typical ...
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What is the intention of salat sunnah after salat Jumuah?

I notice that after salat jumuah people do two versions of salat sunnah, 2 rakaat or 4 rakaat. What are the proper intentions of those two versions?
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Etiquettes while listening to Friday khutbah

What are the etiquettes in Islam of listening to the Friday khutbah? For example, is it allowed to sleep while the khutbah is going on? Is it allowed to pray sunnah salaat during it? What are the ...
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Not praying Jumma Prayers since April 2020

In Corona Pandemic, I've not prayed any Jumma Prayer since April. Not even in Home as Juhr. As we know about missing 3 jumma sequentially, is it applicable in this corona situation? My nearest mosque ...
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Fasting obligatory fast on friday

Is it ok to fast on Friday alone to make up obligatory Ramadan fasts? I know we are not supposed to fast on a Friday without fasting on the day before or after, but in the case of making up ...
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If the Khutbah is heard from far away place, not in the vicinity of the mosque, should the one who hears listen attentively?

In many places, the Friday khutbah from the mosque is transmitted through loudspeakers which are otherwise used for Adhan and Iqamah only. Sometimes one may hear the khutbah while in the bathroom or ...
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Imam used a device and plays a recorded translation of the khutbah

Today I witnessed something really new to me. After reciting his khutba in Turkish the imam (turkish mosque in Germany) came out with a device on which a record of translation of his sermon was ...
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