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The Friday holds importance in Islam for many reasons. We call Friday Al-Jumu'ah because it is derived from Al-Jam', literally meaning "gathering". That is when Muslims gather in places of worship for prayer, weekly. Following are some of the important events associated with Friday: It was a Friday when Allah finished the creation, with the creation of Adam ...


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There are 4 Sunnah(moaqda), 2 Farz(compulsory) ,4 Sunnah(gher-moaqda), 2 Sunnah(moaqda), 2 Nafal. That is the correct order aswell, So in total there are 14 rakaat in jumm'a salaah . Farz is compulsory, what you perform with the Imaam!


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it's a bit hard to translate from the textbook but i will try my best. Like you said there is a disagreement between scientists about the minimum number , actually there is 15 different opinions all mentioned by El Hafyz in his book "El Fath" , the preponderant opinion is that the friday prayer " salaat el jumuah" is correct to be conducted for 2 or more , ...


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Among the seven days of the week, Friday is the day when Allah's Special mercies are granted. It is a day of gathering for the Muslims and rewards are increased. Many great events took place on this day, and yet to take place. I'll try enlightening the significance of The Jummah: Allah has blessed us a complete surah about Jummah Surah Al-Jumua. "O you ...


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Assalamu 'alaikum brother, قال صلّى الله عليه و سلّم : " ليس في النوم تفريط . إنما التفريط على من لم يصل الصلاة حتى يجيء وقت الصلاة الأخرى . فمن فعل ذلك فليصلها حين ينتبه لها . فإذا كان الغد فليصلها عند وقتها". أخرجه مسلم). The Messenger of Allah, upon whom be peace, said, "There is no negligence in sleeping, but the negligence lies in not ...


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Assalamu alaikum, so as you know Fridays are special days in Islam. If you want to worship in the best ways you must look at to messenger of Allah and the prophet Rasulallah (Pbuh). How is he doing, we should do likewise. Our worship is precious as similar to his worship. If we look at prayer with only this approach, we can be a best Muslim. So let'...


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If the first day of Eid (Fitr or Adha) happen to be a Friday. Then you can: Either pray Salat Eid and Dhuhr prayer, without having to pray Jumu'ah, Or just pray Jumu'ah prayer, And of course he can pray both Eid and Jumu'ah, and it is good to do that. Evidence that the Jumu'ah prayer is not required if one prayed Eid are this hadith: It was narrated ...


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As per comments above: The sermon held by Imam on friday is individual - i.e. the Imam chooses which topics to speak about and refers to Quran and Sunna regarding those topics. IF you want that in english you will need to ask the mosque whether they have such a translation available (some do, some don't). As for the last sermon of Prophet (PBUH+SAWS) you ...


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Welcome back! Watch a few videos to familiarize yourself with the prayer (such as this one) and with the washing process to purify oneself for prayer. When you enter the masjid, keep your shoes aside in the racks provided for that purpose and head over to the prayer area. If there is time before the sermon or before the prayer starts, offer two units of ...


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According to this 'fatwa', you should ask your boss to give you time for Friday prayer, And you can't skip Friday even for work, except if leaving work for prayer will cause to lose your job, or it will cause harm for your company etc. he didn't allow you to go to the prayer, you have an excuse to not go to Friday prayer. and must pray 'Duhur' instead. ...


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Here some prohibitions and recommendations which maybe an additions to the given answer: Prohibitions We are discouraged to fast Friday only (see for example in sahih Muslim and in sahih al-Bukhari). It is reported that both abu Hanifa and Malik have allowed it and even considered it mustahab see for example in the Muwatta' is also what Imam at-Thirmdhi ...


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Friday in Arabic is Jumu'ah. Sabbath is a Jewish holy day of rest from Friday evening to Saturday evening and the Christian holy day of rest is on Sunday. They are both on different days and different events. Jumu'ah is the best day as many virtues are bestowed on this day. It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah and Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased with them) ...


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Evidences for sunnah or nafl before the jumu'ah prayer Let's start by some evidences: "Whoever takes a bath on Friday, purifies himself as much as he can, then uses his (hair) oil or perfumes himself with the scent of his house, then proceeds (for the Jumua prayer) and does not separate two persons sitting together (in the mosque), then prays as much as (...


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Some say that ghusl on Friday is obligatory, some say it is recommended, but nevertheless: Al-Bayhaqi narrates: Ibn `Umar reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Men and women coming for the Friday prayer should take a bath, but those who aren’t, shouldn’t.” - Nihayat Al-Muhtaj The main purpose of performing ghusl on Friday is to ...


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This is answer of your comment : Yes in some Mosque there is a setup to keep your bag or jacket but in some Mosque there is not on that occasions I keep my bag or jacket beside back wall or side wall (not at the front wall case it hard to get after prayer). and most of Mosque I said prayer there is no place to wipe water of your face and hand so it is okay ...


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If you have any other Muslim brothers (more than two, excluding you) who attend the maths session with you, you can group together after the session finishes and perform the Jumu'a prayer together, as long as Asr time didn't come. The Khutba isn't necessary to be complex, it can just be simply an interpretation of a hadeeth, discussing the meanings in an ...


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The reason why the Friday prayer has 2 rakaats is because the two missed rakaats are replaced by two Khutbahs (sermons) which should be about current political issues of Muslims. This is the religion of God and God has decided that we worship him in this form. The same God that has ordered to perform 4 rakaats for the noon prayer Himself has ordered us to ...


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There are different opinions as to the number of people needed to perform the Friday prayer, which I shall summarize according to the Mazhabs as follows: Shafi'i and Hanbali: The number of people needed is 4, excluding the imam. Maliki: The number of people needed is 12, excluding the imam Hanafi: The number of people needed is 3, excluding the imam.


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If the majority of worshippers are Arabic speakers, then the Khutba should be in Arabic. If not, there should be a khutba in the language most commonly understood between them. The importance of a Khutba is to guide the believers/ worshippers in Islam; how can they be guided if they do not understand the language? The Quran states that Allah sent messages ...


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From the hadith in Sahih Al-Bukhari quoted below, we can see that 'Amr ibn Salama lead the prayers when he was 6-7 years old. If a child could lead the prayers, and it counts, then he could definitely pray behind you in a jama'ah (congregational) prayers. The condition is that said child should be able to pray properly and to actively participate in the ...


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Imam al-Qurtobi in his tafsir (here of verse (62:9) discusses this topic in his 7th point of discussion and points out at a lot of different opinions: The inline translation here is of my own take it with the necessary care قوله تعالى : إذا نودي للصلاة يختص بوجوب الجمعة على القريب الذي يسمع النداء ، فأما البعيد الدار الذي لا يسمع النداء فلا يدخل تحت ...


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The death time of each and every soul is already decreed in al-lawh al-mahfudh (the preserved panel, Arabic: اللوح المحفوظ) long before the creation, and this time is only known to and decreed by Allah: وَمَا كَانَ لِنَفْسٍ أَن تَمُوتَ إِلَّا بِإِذْنِ اللَّهِ كِتَابًا مُّؤَجَّلًا And it is not [possible] for one to die except by permission of Allah ...


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There is no direct connection between Qur'an 16:90 and al-Jum'ah (Friday) prayer or its khutbah (sermon). Ibn 'Ashūr explained in his commentary on this verse in his book of tafsīr, At-Taḥrīr wa at-Tanīr 15/259 (Arabic only), that this tradition was started by 'Umar ibn 'Abdul-'Azīz as the verse reminded people of a lot of the virtues, and to put an end to ...


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Some clarification Note that during the time of the prophet () there was only one call for prayer (adhan) of jumu'ah. But during the time of 'Othman a second call was introduced which was held earlier than the first call with a time gap. In some madhhabs it is allowed or even recommended to pray a sunnah (or nafl) during this time gap. Some may pray ...


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Is it permissible for Khateeb (Imam) to make du'aa after the Khutbah of Jum'a (Friday)? Yes it is, and in fact it's authentic that the prophet did make duaa after the Khutbah. However, the point of confusion is that: Is it permissible for Imam and people to raise their hands while making this du'aa? For the Imam, he shouldn't raise his hands, but rather ...


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Walikum 'Assalam, You need to separate what's considered Friday prayer with what's considered something else. Friday prayer is kutba + 2 rakat Now there are sunnah prayers associated with the Friday prayer and those are the same as dhuhur. Before the prayer = 2 or 4 rakat (depends which school you follow, for shafi'is the sunnah is fulfilled by doing 2, ...


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As mentioned in this fatwa from IslamWeb, it is not known that the quote "Jomua Mobaraka" was ever said by the Prophet (PBUH) nor by any of his sahabah, so it is a new thing to Islam. The Prophet (PBUH) is reported to have said that he who creates a thing not in our religion then it is refused, such as in this hadith from Sunan Ibn Majah: The Messenger ...


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At my school the brothers have worked around this problem by setting up a jummah khutba with a few brothers. The most knowledgable of us gives a short khutba, and then leads the prayer, as per usual. You have stated you pray at school already so you can pray jummah prayer with no problem inshAllah, provided you can get a congregation. O you who have ...


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