Wednesday, March 23, 2005

assalamu`alaikum...

"when it rain, it pours..."

recently, we've had mad rain down in florida... so, our imam, shaykh monir, had combined the prayers (i.e. dhuhr & `asr or maghrib & `isha) at the masjid. there is khilaf among the `ulama with regard to this issue, as to the severity of the rain for this rukhsah/concession to be allowed. there's an opinion that states that the rain has to be severe that it may endanger one's life. there's another opinion that says that as long as the rain is hard enough to make clothing wet - if one was to step outside in the rain, the clothing will easily get wet. but then again, the khilaf among the `ulama itself is rahmah for the ummah. just wanted to share some info... do read more here.

http://www.islamonline.net/fatwa/english/FatwaDisplay.asp?hFatwaID=117417
http://63.175.194.25/index.php?ln=eng&ds=qa&lv=browse&QR=31172&dgn=4

*i'd like to have somebody pose this question to shaykh mokhtar, if possible, with regard to the rukhsah of combining the salaah during rain... can i get a volunteer, or do i have to ask somebody? hm... ;)


barakallahu feekum

4 Comments:

At 9:37 PM , Blogger Jawad said...

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At 5:10 PM , Blogger abli said...

assalamu`alaikum,

thanks jawad! yaa, please ask the shaykh on the hukm/ruling of combining the prayers in the masjid during rain. you know what to say... i appreciate your help. may Allah reward you.. share the goods. thanks again, brah.

jazakumullahu khairan katheeran

 
At 9:04 PM , Blogger asbah said...

i have not experience for the raining one, but here in troy with imam djajer and imam mokhtar's present, we did combine the prayer when the day is heavily snow... very heavy one... and as what i remember, the condition is that, it is very difficult condition for driving if you are planning to come back for the next prayer (for example... you came for maghrib and planning to come for isya') this is what i remember what imam djafer/mokhtar told me... the important thing is that you plan to come for the second prayer...
i'm not sure whether i'm right or not... insha allah, jawad or myself will check it for you...

wallahualam

 
At 12:06 AM , Blogger abli said...

ahlan wa sahlan

ya ustadh awang... thanks for sharing the info. shukran jazeelan. please keep us posted on your findings from the shuyukh there, inshaAllah. thanks in advance.

jazakumullahu khairan katheeran

 

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