Sheikh,May Allah gives you good health. The Masjid in our Community (Toronto, Canada) was established in 1999 and since then its been very active masjid however run out of space on Fridays but not during regular five time prayers. Now Masjid management wants to sell masjid to buy a bigger space 1KM away. Old Masjid will be sold to City for Metro. Is it permissible in sharia to sell.
ANSWER: This is up to the evaluation of the muslim judge. Generally speaking, it is permissible to sell the masjid and buy with that a bigger masjid that would serve the community better.Read more
ANSWER: If one has haram money and halal money and the halal money is sufficient for him, he must cleanse his wealth by giving that haram money to means of Islamic charity or to building masjids.Read more
ANSWER: It is Sunnah for the Muslim, when he leaves his house and heads towards the mosque, to recite the du’aa’ for walking to the masjid: It was narrated that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Abbaas said: “… Then the muezzin gave the call to prayer, and he (the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)) […]Read more
ANSWER: The prophet salla Allahu alaihi wa sallam ordered us not to decorate the masjids and to have only the basics. I don’t give references but you can find it easily on https://islamqa.info/enRead more
In my area where I’m living, there is a mosque (along with a madrasa in it’s compound).From the mosque’s mic (through which the adhan is given),they provide announcement of missing child, announcement of calling for funeral prayer,announcement of deaths,when people die living around the mosque, announcement of Eid day and Eid prayer time if the following day is Eid.is using mosque this way right?
ANSWER: This is not right as the masjid must not be used as a radio station.Read more
ANSWER: This is permissible especially that it was a masjid for centuries. Praise be to Allaah. Yes, it is permissible to buy it and make it into a mosque, but they have to remove all the crosses and images that are hanging or engraved in it, and everything that indicates that it is a church. […]Read more
ANSWER: The reward of offering 2 rakah of nafl is like that of an Umrah in Masjid Al Quba. Rest of the mentioned masajid have no extra virtue.Read more
ANSWER: This is the recommendation of the prophet salla allahu alaihi wa sallam that women use an entrance exclusively for them only.Read more
ANSWER: If you had given it to that masjid or prayer hall as waqf and for the sake of Allah so that you have nothing to do with it, you can not go back on it and give it to your friend.Read more
Is it permissible to allow women to perform ju-mah and other salah inside masjid.we are sunni from south india;here some sunni masjid are not allowing women inside masjid ;even the women are not in periods;and they are saying hadith that “for women it is better to perform salah in home. So kindly say ruling about it.
ANSWER: The best prayer for a woman is in her house. However, it is not permissible at all to stop them from entering the masjid and praying there if they want to.Read more