Eid Salah and Jumuah Salah on the same day

Eid Ṣalāh and Jumuʿah Ṣalāh on the same day

Question

There is some confusion in relation to performing Jumuʿah Ṣalāh this Friday 1st September 2017 as it is also Eid al-Adha on the same day. There are some messages circulating that it is against the Sunnah to perform Jumuʿah Ṣalāh if Friday conincides with the day of Eid. Please can you clarify the issue and outline the views of all four schools of thought in this regard.

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Friday Sermon Content

Friday Sermon Content

Question

Is it necessary for the Friday Khuṭbāh (sermon) to incorporate some core messages or particular words such as the mention of taqwā (god consciousness)? Please outline the views of all four schools of thought.

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Nikah in the Masjid and on Friday

Nikāḥ in the Masjid and on Friday

Question

(1) What is the position of the four schools of thought regarding Nikāḥ in the Masjid?

(2) Is it preferable to perform Nikāḥ on Friday?

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Should the congregation face the Imam during the Friday sermon

Should the congregation face the Imam during the Friday sermon?

Question

Should the congregation face the Imam during the Friday sermon? I have heard someone suggest that the congregation should maintain their faces straight towards the Qiblah. Please outline the views of the four schools of thought.

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Salam before the sermon on Friday

Salām before the sermon on Friday

Question

What is the position of the four schools of thought regarding the Imam greeting the congregation and saying Salām before starting the Jumuʿah Khuṭbah?

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Allamah Lakhnawis view on the language of Jumuah sermon

ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawi’s view on Jumuʿah Khuṭbah language

Language of Jumuʿah Sermon

By ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawī (d. 1304/1886)

Translator’s Introduction

The language of the Jumuʿah sermon and whether it can be, and indeed should be, delivered in non-Arabic is a contentious issue. There are a range of opinions on this and the practice across the world is varied. Continue reading