Is the Prayer with the Congregation Obligatory?
Is the Prayer with the Congregation Obligatory?

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

The Congregational prayers and the Conditions of Imama

Section:The Hukm of Congregational prayers
Topic/Issue:1501 - Is the Prayer with the Congregation Obligatory? --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
MajoritySunnah Muakkadah or Fard Kifaya (communal obligation)Several Ahadeeth regarding 25 or 27 more rewards: 1, 2,3,4.
Hadeeth regarding burn down the houses
Also hadeeth of Blind Man.
Also hadeeth of 'Utban bin Malik.
Others:
ZahiritesIt is an obligation.
Evidences :1 - Sahih Bukhari [# 621], 2 - Sahih Bukhari [# 622], 3 - Sahih Muslim [# 1365], 4 - Sahih Muslim [# 1360], 5 - Sunan Abi Dawud [# 552], 6 - Sahih Bukhari [# 639], 7 - Sahih Bukhari [# 629] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Congregation
See Also:If one prayed seperately, Should he pray again with the Congregation?
If one prayed seperately, Should he pray again with the Congregation?
Precedence for Imama
Imama of a Minor
Imama of a Fasiq
Imama of a Woman
Ahkam specific to the Imam
References:1[pg:155-157]
Last Updated:2010-04-30

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