Salah at home

Fatwa ID: 02373

Answered by: Molana Eunus Ali

Question:

I have a question about a man not praying in masjid without any excuse:

Is his prayer acceptable?

May Allah grant scholars with more respect and rizq for providing such service.

Thanks for the answer in advance.

Answer

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Prayer in congregation is wajib according to the majority of the Hanafi scholars and therefore should not be missed or abandoned without a valid reason.[1]

If a person misses the congregational prayer in the mosque and performs the prayer individually it will be completed, however the person maybe sinful for missing the congregational prayer without any valid excuse.[2]

Please refer to the following link:

http://daruliftabirmingham.co.uk/fajr-salah-in-jamaat/

Only Allah knows best

Written by Molana Eunus Ali

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham


[1] Raddul Muhtar, Volume 2, Page 290, Darul Kutubul Ilmiyyah

[2] Hashiyatut Tahtaawi, Page 286, Qadimi Kutub Khanah

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