Reciting Qur’ān Aloud in Audible Prayers


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When praying alone in loud prayer can u recite aloud?

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In the name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-ramatullāhi wa-barakātuh

When one is performing those ṣalāhs wherein the qur’ān is recited loudly alone, one has a choice of either reciting the qur’ān audibly or silently. [i]

And Allāh Ta‘ālā Knows Best            

(Mufti) Bilal al-Mahmudi

12 Dhū l-ijjah 1439 / 24 August 2018

Concurred by: Mufti Faisal al-Mahmudi


 ويجهر بالقراءة في الفجر، وفي الركعتين الأوليين من المغرب والعشاء ان كان اماما ويخفي القراءة فيما بعد الأوليين. وان كان منفردا فهو مخير: ان شاء جهر وأسمع نفسه، وان شاء خافت. (مختصر القدوري (ص ١٠٠) دار ابن كثير)

قال الحصكفي في الدر: (ويخافت) المنفرد (حتما) أي وجوبا (إن قضى) الجهرية في وقت المخافتة، كأن صلى العشاء بعد طلوع الشمس

قال ابن عابدين في الحاشية: (قوله ويخافت المنفرد إلخ) أما الإمام فقد مر أنه يجهر أداء وقضاء (قوله في وقت المخافتة) قيد به لأنه إن قضى في وقت الجهر خير كما لا يخفى ح (قوله بعد طلوع الشمس) لأن ما قبلها وقت جهر فيخير فيه، لكن في بعض نسخ الهداية بعد طلوع الفجر
(رد المحتار مع الدر المختار، ج ١، ص ٥٥٣. دار الفكر – بيروت)

(أحسن الفتاوى، ج ٣، ص ٧٩. سعيد) ‎

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