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Reading first and last ten verses of Surah Al-Kahf every Friday Fajr

Fatwaa ID: 681

Question:
As Salaamu Alaikum

Dear Mufti Saab

The Imaam of our Musjid religiously recites the 1st 10 ayaats and last 10 ayaats of Surah Kahf every Friday morning in the Fajr salaah.

Is this correct? Or should he be reciting something different so as not to make this a habit & bid’ah.

Jazak-Allah

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

May Allaah Ta’aala bless the imaam in reference. We are advised to recite Surah Al-Kahf every Friday. If it is not possible to read the entire surah, then one should at least read the first ten and last ten verses. The intention of the imaam is perhaps to remind the people to recite these verses or perhaps even read for them so they may listen and follow. It is permissible for him to recite it in the Fajr Salaah. However, it is advisable that he does not read it every week, lest the people regard this to be a sunnah of Fajr Salaah. Rather, he should recite from other places as well. The sunnah recitation for Fajr Salaah is Surah as-Sajdah in the first rak’ah Surah al-Insaan in the second. He should act upon this also.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

08/04/1444 AH | 02/24/1444 AH | AMG3-3419

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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