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) ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Here some prohibitions and recommendations which maybe an additions to the given answer:
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 ...
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 (...
Some say that ghusl on Friday is obligatory, some say it is recommended, but nevertheless:
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 الذين آمنوا إذا نودي للصلاة من يوم الجمعة فاسعوا إلى ذكر الله وذروا البيع ذلكم خير لكم إن كنتم تعلمون فإذا قضيت الصلاة فانتشروا في الأرض وابتغوا من فضل الله ...
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 16:124
Jumu'ah (Friday) is our equivalent to the Saturday for the Jews and Sunday for the Christians in the sense that it is a holy day, or a weekly festival. Some ...
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, ...
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 ...
To leave of Jumu'ah without any excuse is a grave sin, the Prophet said:
من ترك ثلاث جمعات من غير عذر كتب من المنافقين
Whoever leaves three Juma'aat without any excuse he will be written
from the hypocrites
Narrated by Attabarani
The Prophet also was tempted to burn down the houses of those who did come to Jum'ah, but I do not know any source ...
Abdullah b. 'Abbas (ra) narrates from the Prophet (saws) that permission to perform the Friday prayer was given (by Allah) before hijrah, but the people were unable to congregate and perform it. The Prophet (saws) wrote a note to Mus'ab b. Umair (who was deputed to Madinah at the time to instruct them in Islam) to pray two raka'at in congregation on Friday. ...
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 instead of Jumah. But concerning the meaning of Jum'ah it is quoted that Salman Farssi narrated:
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) told me “do you know what ...
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 stronger Islamic
Increasing the friendly relation between people
Increasing the Islamic-politic information of people by the lecture of ...
And so ...
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
1 These are based on narrations to that effect. Some are listed here. The following are to the credit to III-AK-III:
From al-Ghaya 1/214
الصَّلَاة قبل الْجُمُعَة أَربع
The prayer before Jummah are ...
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 Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to do both himself, as did his successors (the khulafa’).
But if one man gives the khutbah and another ...