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Salat-ul Jumaat (The Friday Prayer) – Part 2

Salat-ul Jumaat - The Friday Prayer

Etiquette and Duties on Friday

  1. Wearing clean clothes and perfume

The Prophet (pbuh) said, “Each Muslim male must take a bath on Friday and wear his best clothes; and if he has any fragrance, let him wear it,” (Ahmad and Abu Daawood)

  1. Reciting Surat al-Kahf

It is recommended to recite Surat al-Kahf on the preceding night or during the day of Friday, Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) said, “Whoever recites Surat al-Kahf on Friday, what is between the Fridays will be illuminated by light for him,” (al-Haakim)

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Salat-ul Jumaat (The Friday Prayer)

Jumah - The Friday Prayer

The Friday Prayer is an Obligation upon Men

The Friday congregation prayer (Salaat-ul-Jumaat) is compulsory for men, as Almighty Allah says,

“O you who have believed, when (the adhan) is called for the prayer on the day of Jumaat (Friday), then proceed to the remembrance of Allah and leave trade. That is better for you, if you only knew.” (Quran, 62:9)

The Prophet (pbuh) also said, “Let some people stop avoiding attending the Friday prayer, or Allah will stamp a seal on their hearts. Then they will become of those who are heedless.” (Muslim)

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