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Is it improper to describe Friday as "sabbath"?

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 ...
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What are we recommended to do or frowned upon on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

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 ...
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How to act in Mosque in Friday Prayer?

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 ...
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How many Sunnah and Nafl rak'at one should offer in Jumuah salah according to all the 4 Imaams?

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 ...
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What are we recommended to do or frowned upon on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

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)....
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Due to the quarantine is it mandatory to shower on Friday?

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 ...
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I need some clarification what an imam said during the Friday prayer 2 weeks ago

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 ...
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How do scholars deduce that Jumuah is mandatory only for urban/settled people?

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 ...
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Is praying with a child enough for Jumu'ah (congregational) prayer?

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 ...
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What to do about missing jummuah for class?

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 ...
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How to act in Mosque in Friday Prayer?

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 ...
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Should the khateeb deliver the Friday khutbah in Arabic?

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 ...
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What is the evidence for jumuah Imams to recite (16:90) before starting the prayer

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-...
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Can I pray Tahiyyat al Masjid during the Quran recitation before Friday Azan?

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 ...
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Is it possible for religious Muslim to do buisness on Friday?

Yes. What is forbidden is doing something after the calling for Jumu'ah prayer and before the end of the prayer. Doing anything, including business, before and after this time is permitted. يا أيها ...
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Do Muslims observe the "Sabbath"?

No, Muslims do not observe the Sabbath as it was only prescribed for the Bani Israel. إنما جعل السبت على الذين اختلفوا فيه The sabbath was only appointed for those who differed over it. — Quran 16:...
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Was the name Friday/Jumua known before Islam?

Briefly speaking, some of lexicographers considered the Jum'ah as the last day of the week. It was named as ‘Arubah (nice day) in Jaheliah. In the meanwhile, in the Old Persian, it was said Adineh ...
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Why Friday Salat is important for society? (Analyzing Friday salat from sociology perspective)

Briefly speaking, there can be several positive/constructive consequences by the attendance of the Muslims in Friday prayer (Salah-al-Jom'ah), such as: Making unity between people who would be led in ...
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How do the hanafis explain praying 10 raka't of optional prayers after jumu'ah?

The rakahs of Friday Prayer according to the Hanafis are as follows: 4 Sunnah 1 2 Fard (with congregation) 4 آخر ظهر (Akhir Zuhr) 2 4 Sunnah 2 Sunnah 2 Nafal 1 These are based on narrations to that ...
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In Jumu'ah Salah, can 1 imam recite the khutba and another imam lead the prayer?

Yes it is permissible but it isn't Sunnah Imaam Ibn Qudaamah (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: “Section: the Sunnah is for the same person to lead the prayers as gave the khutbah, because the ...
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Greetings/wishes after salatul jummah

What people have wished for you, is that Allah may accept your prayer (in this case), they've said "taqaballa Allah تقبل الله" which literally means: May Allah accept ... . This basically isn't bad, ...
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Is it valid to offer salat ul tasbeeh after jummah prayer?

This prayer is considered a nafl and has no specific timing -as in the hadith quoting it there was no mentioning of a special time-. So basically you could perform it at any time of the day or night ...
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Is there any kazza or replacement for Jummah (Friday) Prayer

There's no qada' for Jumuah prayer as you may only perform the two raka'a in a mosque where the Jumu'ah is held following the imam -who in best case held the sermon- afterwards, if you came late for ...
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What is the reasoning behind the opinion of jumaah before dhuhr?

Well as for the maximum time before dhuhr juma'ah can be prayed. Another fatwa on islamqa reveals that the beginning time for jumu'ah is the beginning time for the 'Id prayer: Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal ...
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I said “Alhamdullilah” out loud during khutba?

What one should do while the Imam or Khateeb is holding the sermon of Jumu'ah Let me first point at a couple of ahadith teaching us the correct virtuous of listening to the jumu'ah sermon: One should ...
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Can someone do ghusl after Maghrib on Thursday for Jumu'ah?

Theoretically after the maghrib the day starts so this time would be counted as part of the Friday (from this point of view). As I in first place over read the restriction on the hanafi view my answer ...
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Imam during Jumuah prayer

This is required and accepted for congregations by all the four sunni madhhabs as stated by al-Kandahlawi in his commentary on al-Muwatta' - even if I hardly see it in practice in Turkish mosques here ...
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Can I pray Tahiyyat al Masjid during the Quran recitation before Friday Azan?

The Greetings of The Mosque prayer is different to the Sunnah volntary prayers of Zuhr. The Greetings of the Mosque prayer only stands when you enter a mosque: Abu Qataadah (may Allah be pleased ...
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Missing jum'ah on Friday

You should offer zuhr salah if you miss jum'a salah, even if you reached in the last rak'a of the jum'a salah after ruku, after they finished the salah you stand up and offer 4 rak'a (zuhr salah).
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