As lockdowns were announced due to the pandemic, a Ḥadīth regarding the reward of martyrdom for the one who remains at home, has been widely circulated. The Shaykh clarifies regarding it’s condition.
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
Shaykh 'Abdul Muhsin al-Badr answers a question regarding leaving off congregational prayers due to fear of Corona
The Novel Corona Virus that has appeared in China, the ruling regarding it and the stance of a Muslim under such circumstances.