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  Friday and Friday Prayer (Salat)
Friday is mentioned by name in the Quran and this means God gave it a very special significance.
The Submitters (Muslims in Arabic) are more happy for the coming of Friday since they will have the chance to do their Friday prayer and achieve one more requirement in their strife for being obedient to their One and Only God.
Friday prayer is a requirement from all the Submitters, men, women and grown up children, who can get together on Friday during noon prayer time.
www.submission.org /YES/YES-13.html   (752 words)

 Good Friday Prayer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, some writers use the term "Good Friday Prayer" to refer to a specific portion from a litany (prayer of petition) that is offered in certain churches on that day.
In 1960, Pope John XXIII removed the word "faithless" (Latin "perfidis") from the prayer for the conversion of the Jews.
This lead some anti-Catholics to claim the prayer accused the Jews of treachery, which was a complete misunderstanding of the prayer since it was not a litany of accusation, but a petition for conversion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Good_Friday_Prayer   (1301 words)

 Method of Friday prayer
Friday prayer has two Qunuts, the first one is offered before first Ruku and the second one is offered after Ruku of the second Rak’at.
Friday prayer has two sermons, which are obligatory as original Namaz and they should be delivered by leader of Friday prayer and Friday prayer is not realized without those two sermons.
Friday prayer and its two sermons, just like Hajj and other congregations and Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Azha prayers are among great Islamic strongholds; but unfortunately, a large number of Muslims are neglecting their important political duties, as they are forgetful of some other great bases of Islamic polities.
www.lankarani.org /eng/tal/tawdhih-al-masael/namaz29p4.htm   (775 words)

 dislam.org - The Friday Congregational Prayer
The Friday congregational prayer is obligatory and a significant Islamic symbol.
Increase prayers, supplications, and calling God’s blessings and peace upon the Messenger and his Family on Friday, especially before the Friday prayer.
Therefore, to be sure about performance of the prescribed noon prayer, they have ruled that another prayer of four rak‘ats, just like the noon prescribed prayer and with the intention of offering a later noon prayer, should be offered after the four-rak‘at supererogatory prayer.
www.dislam.org /content/view/220/43   (492 words)

 Jumu'ah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is an obligation for men to pray the Friday prayer (Jumu'ah) in congregation (jama'ah) at a Mosque.
This prayer is shorter than the Dhuhr prayer to allow for the weaker seniors and juniors to participate, and it is preceded by a sermon (khutba) delivered in two parts by a speaker (khatib).
The sermon, which is a technical replacement of the two reduced raka'ahs of the ordinary Dhuhr prayer, is followed by a communal prayer, led by the prayer leader (Imam).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Friday_prayer   (384 words)

Choose prayers from the Qur’an and the prayers of God’s Messenger, upon him be peace and blessings.
The specific prayers during Ramadan, which are known as tarawih, are sunna for both men and women and are to be performed after the prescribed late evening prayer and before witr.
Performing the prayers in congregation is a sunna mu’akkada (a sunna emphasized by the Messenger).
www.thewaytotruth.org /pillars/prayer2.html   (6674 words)

 Sheikh Mohammad Jebril - Friday Prayers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Friday prayer recorded from Shrooq 2000 City, Cairo on Nov. 10th, 2006 Greg.
Friday prayer recorded from Al-Said club (The Hunting club) - Egypt on February 3rd, 2006 Greg.
Friday prayer recorded from Masjid Salah El-Din, Manial - Egypt on May 13th, 2005 - Rabie II 7, 1426.
www.jebril.com /en/holy_quran/friday_prayers.htm   (235 words)

 Friday Prayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the weekly gatherings of the Muslims is Friday prayer.
A person praying on Friday can pray the Firday congregational prayer instead of the daily ritual noon (Zuhr) prayer which is better than the noon prayer.
* All the conditions for congregational prayer are observed as an obligation in Friday prayer.
lankarani.com /eng/tal/islamic-rules/21.htm   (385 words)

 Women Leading Friday Prayer: AMJA’s Statement
In addition, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) informed Muslim women that their Prayer at home is better for them than attending the congregation, out of mercy upon them that they face the hassles of going out and to shield them from temptations.
None of these noble women scholars ever attempted to lead the Friday Prayer nor deliver the sermon, even though they were superior in knowledge over many of their contemporary men in jurisprudence, religious knowledge, and narrations from the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him).
It is talking about some very specific circumstances where a woman can lead the Prayer inside her home, and has no relation to Friday Prayer and general congregations.
www.al-islamforall.org /Misc/wlfprayer.htm   (1433 words)

 Friday prayers - All About Turkey
The weekly convention of Friday Congregation is the most important service and is compulsory upon every Muslim who is required to observe the other prayers and has no reasonable excuses to abstain.
This Friday Prayer must be performed in a mosque, if there is one available.
Then, four units of prayer are offered as Sunnah (Sunnet), individually, in a low voice as in the noon prayer.
www.allaboutturkey.com /cuma.htm   (603 words)

 Response to Woman-Led Friday Prayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The MWL Board has been discussing the issue of this Friday’s congregational prayer, and we believe that this event brings forth key issues that must be addressed.
It was, however, not customary for women to lead prayer during the Prophet’s time, but we believe it is important to ask whether this was a reflection of custom or religious edict.
Finally, some wonder how Friday’s event will mark the beginning of positive change regarding the role of women as participants and leaders in religious life around the country without a clear follow-up plan that outlines what must be done for change to occur.
www.mwlusa.org /responses/womanledprayer.htm   (1401 words)

 Congregational Service of Friday
For the Friday service a Muslim is required to take a bath, brush his teeth and use perfume and take the greatest care for cleanliness.
Friday is the criterion of the week, Ramadan the criterion of the year and the Hajj the criterion of life.
Friday and the congregational prayer service have played a notable part in the security and preservation of faith, in the maintenance of the stability of the foundations of the Shariat and in the survival of the religious environment bequeathed by the sacred Prophet to his illustrious Companions.
www.alinaam.org.za /library/ffriday.htm   (1805 words)

 Etiquettes of Friday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Friday, is primarily the Day of assembly, the weekly meeting of the Congregation, when we show our unity by sharing in common public worship, preceded by a 'khutba' in the which the Imam (or Leader) reviews the week's life of the community and offers advice and exhortation on good living.
On Friday in every week there is a local meeting in the central mosque of each local centre, it may be a village, a town, or ward of a big city,
The Friday Prayers are obligatory upon every male adult having normal health and sensinility and not in journey.
anwary-islam.com /life/friday.htm   (1826 words)

 Resources for prayer, study and teaching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Friday Prayer for the Micah Challenge: An invitation
A short email containing prayer points, a bible verse and a commentary is circulated each week as a focus for prayer.
Prayer is the first step toward focusing love and a passion for justice where it is needed, those places where everything is not love.
www.micahchallenge.org /global/prayer_resources/index.html   (208 words)

 The Excellence of Friday Prayer
The five daily (prescribed) Salat, and Friday (prayer) to the next Friday (prayer), and the fasting of Ramadan to the next Ramadan, is expiation of the sins committed in between them, so long as major sins are avoide
The manner of taking a bath for the Friday prayer is similar to the manner of performing Ghusl after sexual intercourse.
Prayers can also be answered outside Salat if one happens to be supplicating at the specified moment.
www.witness-pioneer.org /vil/hadeeth/riyad/08/chap210.htm   (1569 words)

 Progressive Muslim Union: The Women-led Prayer Initiative Archives
Azam challenges the progressive movement to locate a new approach to the question of woman-led prayer since she finds it cannot be resolved through the currently accepted principles of interpretation.
Second, it is a call for Muslims to stand behind women in prayer as a matter of “civil” disobedience in the face of a clear injustice, even in the face of the discomfort of both men and women in the community at large.
On Friday, March 18, 2005, Dr. Amina Wadud, professor of Islamic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, will be the first woman to lead a public, mixed-gender Friday prayer in the modern day.
www.pmuna.org /archives/the_womenled_prayer_initiative/index.php   (2638 words)

 The Friday Prayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The congregational nature of this prayer was ordained to provide a platform for the Muslim rulers to address their people; these rulers of the Islamic state and their representatives were thus given the privilege to speak to the public and communicate to them information on national and local concerns.
After the decline of the Muslim rule and abandonment of this duty by the state representative, the sermon is now merely said to simulate the decreed Friday sermon though the traces of the political aspects are still found in its contents.
This explanation is further corroborated by the fact that, many a time, a tradition is also narrated in the Friday Sermon, even in these days, which describes that the head of a state is the shelter provided to the Muslims by the Almighty.
www.renaissance.com.pk /Julq32y4.html   (396 words)

 Friday Prayers by Islamic Section ::::::::::: [MastiEnjoy.Com]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Prophet (Sal-allahu-aleihi-wassallam) said: The Friday prayer in congregation is a necessary duty for every Muslim, with four exceptions; a slave, a woman, a (young) boy, and a sick person.
The Prophet (Sal-allahu-aleihi-wassallam) said: It is necessary for every adult (person) to go for (saying) Friday (prayer), and for everyone who goes for Friday (prayer) washing is necessary.
The Prophet (Sal-allahu-aleihi-wassallam) said, "When it is a Friday, the angels stand at the gate of the mosque and keep on writing the names of the persons coming to the mosque in succession according to their arrivals.
www.mastienjoy.com /Islam/friday_prayer.html   (337 words)

 Friday is the weekend for Muslims
When the call is proclaimed to Prayer on Friday hasten earnestly to the remembrance of Allah, and leave off business.
On Friday is the first time the trumpet is blown (meaning when every creature dies) and the second time the trumpet is blown (referring to resurrection).
Because Allah (S.W.T.) said in surat Al-Jumu’ah, (verse 10), what can be translated as, "And when the prayer is finished, then you may disperse through the land and seek of the bounty of Allah." It was not a habit of any of the companions to consider Friday as a day to take off work.
www.islam1.org /khutub/GEN26.html   (1067 words)

 The Language of Friday Khutbah by Mufti Taqi Uthmani
It is one of the basic requirements of the Friday prayer that it should be preceded by a Khutbah (sermon) delivered by the Imam.
Every day, other than Friday, the prayer of zuhr consist of four Rak`ats, while on Friday the number of Rak`at of the Jumu`ah prayer has been reduced to two, and the other two Rak`ats have been substituted by the Khutbah.
Being a part of the Jumu'ah prayer, it is a form of worship and not basically a method of preaching and education.
www.alashrafia.com /lang_friday.html   (5933 words)

 Can Women Lead People in Friday Prayer
As far as I know, a Muslim woman can’t lead people in Friday Prayer and she is not also allowed to deliver the Friday sermon.
Also, she is not allowed to lead people in a Friday Prayer or to deliver the Friday khutbah.
The majority of Muslim jurists say that there is no single incident where a woman led a mixed Prayer outside her family members.
www.al-islamforall.org /Misc/wfriday.htm   (496 words)

 Harvard Gazette: Muslims gather for regular Friday prayer
This past Friday afternoon (Sept. 21), members of Harvard's Muslim community came to Lowell Lecture Hall for prayer.
Afterward, Taha Abdul-Basser of the United Ministry led the congregation in prayer and delivered a sermon with obvious relevance to the terrorist attacks.
Members of Harvard's Muslim community lay down prayer mats in preparation for prayer at the traditional Friday Jum'a.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2001/09.27/01-muslim.html   (400 words)

 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Woman-led Friday prayer sparks controversy in the US
The March-18 prayer, attended by a mixed gathering of about 100, was led by Dr Amina Wadud, an African American and a longtime convert to Islam, who is a professor of philosophy and religious studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Several Mosques turned down the request to host Friday’s prayer; a bomb threat then forced organizers to move the event from a Soho gallery to the cathedral, where police officers screened participants for weapons.
Some Islamic scholars have said they were aware of a few other mixed-gender prayer meetings led by women, mostly in the West, but they are very rare.
pakistantimes.net /2005/03/20/top10.htm   (941 words)

 Prayer - IVCF, UMM Chapter
It will be in the student center conference room and it will occur every Friday for the rest of the semester except for the Friday of Thanksgiving Break.
Prayer partners are groups of two that meet once a week and pray for each other.
Feel free to contact the prayer chain and a member of our prayer team will pray for you.
www.mrs.umn.edu /~ivcf/prayer.htm   (137 words)

 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Friday prayer plea for Iraq calm (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Shia and Sunni Muslim leaders in Iraq and abroad have used Friday prayers to call for calm amid sectarian strife sparked by an attack on an Iraq shrine.
The Iraqi government has now ordered the 2000 to 1600 (1700-1300 GMT) curfew to be reimposed for Friday night and Saturday in Baghdad and the provinces of Diyala, Babil and Salahuddine.
Several joint Sunni-Shia protests were held on Friday in Basra, Kut and Mosul to appeal for calm and national unity.
news.bbc.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /2/hi/middle_east/4747886.stm   (657 words)

 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
The first Jumua prayer which was offered after a Jumua prayer offered at the mosque of Allah's Apostle took place in the mosque of the tribe of 'Abdul Qais at Jawathi in Bahrain.
The Prophet said, "When it is a Friday, the angels stand at the gate of the mosque and keep on writing the names of the persons coming to the mosque in succession according to their arrivals.
After finishing the Jumua prayer we used to greet her and she would give us that food which we would eat with our hands, and because of that meal, we used to look forward to Friday.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/fundamentals/hadithsunnah/bukhari/013.sbt.html   (3408 words)

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