Fatwa: # 16633
Category: Prayer (Salaat)
Country: United States
Date: 25th April 2008


How many Rakats after JUmuah Salaah


I want to know the number of rakats of sunnah salaat after the Farz Jumah salat, and particualrly, please let me know the Sunnat-e-mu'ekida (# of) rakats.


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful  

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh  

After the jummah salat, one will observe four rakats “sunnah muakada”, followed by two rakats sunnah “ghayr muakada.

(Fatawa Mahmodiya Vol 8 Pg 345 Darul Ifta jamia Farokiya)

    -وأما بعد الجمعة فوجه قول أبي يوسف : أن فيما قلنا جمعا بين قول النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم وبين فعله فإنه روي  أنه أمر بالأربع بعد الجمعةوروي [ أنه صلى ركعتين بعد الجمعة ] فجمعنا بين قوله وفعله  قال أبو يوسف : ينبغي أن يصلي ثم رك ثم ركعتين. (بدائع الصنائع , ج . 1 ص . 285 . دار الكتب العلمية)


-وَبَعْدَ الْجُمُعَةِ يَمْكُثُ بِقَدْرِ مَا يُصَلِّي أَرْبَعَ رَكَعَاتٍ أَوْ سِتًّا عَلَى حَسَبِ اخْتِلَافِهِمْ فِي سُنَّةِ الْجُمُعَةِ كَذَا فِي الكافي .(فتاوى الهندية . ج . 1. ص . 234 . دار الكتب العلمية)


-حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بَكْرِ بْنُ أَبِى شَيْبَةَ وَزُهَيْرُ بْنُ حَرْبٍ وَابْنُ نُمَيْرٍ قَالَ زُهَيْرٌ حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ بْنُ عُيَيْنَةَ حَدَّثَنَا عَمْرٌو عَنِ الزُّهْرِىِّ عَنْ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ أَنَّ النَّبِىَّ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- كَانَ يُصَلِّى بَعْدَ الْجُمُعَةِ رَكْعَتَيْنِ.


َ-حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ يَحْيَى أَخْبَرَنَا خَالِدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ سُهَيْلٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ أَبِى هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- « إِذَا صَلَّى أَحَدُكُمُ الْجُمُعَةَ فَلْيُصَلِّ بَعْدَهَا ْ».

(اكمال المعلم بفوائد مسلم . ج . 3 . ص. .285 .دار الوفاء)

And Allah knows best 


Ml. Safraz Mohammed,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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