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Waiting for muadhdhin to finish adhaan when praying at home

Fatwaa ID: 765

Question:
Salam I’m feeling sick so I’m not praying in the masjid. When I’m praying at home, can I pray immediately as the time enters or should I wait 2 minutes to allow my local masjid to complete the adhan?

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

May Allaah Ta’aala grant you complete shifaa. Once the time commences for a salaah, you may perform it immediately. You do not need to wait a few minutes for the local masjid to complete the adhaan. However, if you are able to hear the adhaan, then you should repeat after the muadhdhin and then recite the masnoon du’aa before starting your salaah.

It should be noted it is waajib for men to perform salaah with the congregation. You should make an active effort to pray all your fardh salaahs in the masjid with the congregation. The house is the place for women to perform all their salaah in, not men. Men should perform their sunnah and nafl salaahs at home.

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

08/10/1444 AH – 03/02/2023 CE | AMG3-3451

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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