Forced to Sit without Tahiyat al Masjid

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the sunna of tahiyat al masjid and whether it is best to sit down during the iqama or to stand. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I live in an area where there is only one mosque within walking distance and it is the local mosque affiliated […]

Can I Pray in the Mosque During the Imam’s First Friday Sermon Which Is Not in Arabic?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam’aleykum, Some mosques have two speeches on Friday. The first one is given by the Imam after the first call to prayer in Urdu. The actual Friday sermon is in Arabic and takes place after the second call to prayer. Would it still be disliked to offer a voluntary […]

Friday: Praying sunnas upon entering after the khutba starts

Answered by Shaykh Sohail Hanif Question: If we enter the masjid on Friday and the khutbah has already started, should we pray two rakat tahiyatul masjid or not? Please explain in the light of the hadith in which the Prophet (saws) asked a sahabi to get up and pray while he (saws) was delivering the […]