Can Women Read Loudly in Salah?

Fatwa ID: 03987

Answered by: Alimah Sabrina Saidova

 

Question

Is it permissible for women to pray their namaz in a voice that is audible to other women at home? I mean, not really loud but in way that others can easily understand and hear the words being recited?

 

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

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

 

Answer:

With reference to your question, it is permissible for a woman to recite in such a voice that is audible to other women around her. She must keep in mind, however, that she avoids reciting too loudly in the silent prayers (Zuhr & ‘Asr), such that others in the room hear her. In the silent prayers, she may recite only loud enough for her own ears to be able to hear herself.[1]

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Sabrina Saidova

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 


[1] Raddul Muhtaar 1/533, Darul Fikr

 

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