Can a Musaafir Lead Janazah Salah?

Fatwa ID: 03514

Answered by: Maulana Shadman Ahmed

 

Question

Can a musaafir make imaamat for janaazah salaah?

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

There is no problem for a musāfir to lead the Janāzah prayer as it has the same rules as a normal prayer.[1]

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Shadman Ahmed

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 


1 al-Fatāwā al-Ḥindiyyah, Vol. 1. Pg. 163 (Dār al-Fikr, 1310H.). Muḥammad Amīn `Ibn ’Abidīn, Radd al-Muḥtār ’Alā al-Durr al-Mukhtār, Vol. 2. Pg. 208. (Dār al-Fikr, 1252H).

 

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