Due to the pandemic, there have been restrictions laid on the length of the Night prayer of Ramadān in the Masājid. The Shaykh clarifies whether it is better one joins the imām or makes a congregation at home.
What is the ruling on praying behind an Imām who makes Qunūt in the second Rak‘ah of every Fajr Prayer before Rukū‘ ? Is Qunūt in the Fajr Prayer a Sunnah or Mustaḥab (desirable)?
Fatwā on the ruling of praying (in congregation) while maintaining distance in the rows between the congregants Drawing close together within the rows in congregational prayer is from the specified affairs and I view it to be an obligation due to several evidences in this chapter … Continue reading Does distancing between the Congregants Invalidate the Prayer? | Shaykh ʿAbdul Ḥamīd al-Ḥajūrī
In the light of recent instructions put out by several nations with regards to closure of Masājid due to pandemic outbreak of Covid-19 and advise to offer the obligatory prayers at home, Shaykh Abū Muhammad ‘Abdul Hamīd al-Zu’kurī al-Ḥajūrī حفظه الله posted the following clarification
Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia issues decision regarding attendance of Friday Prayer and Congregational Prayers under circumstances of spread of epidemic or fear of its spread