Tuesday 20 Rajab 1440 - 26 March 2019
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Should he pray Tahiyyat al-Masjid or listen to the Adhaan?

Question

I entered the mosque and the adhaan was being given for the prayer. Should I pray Tahiyyat al-Masjid or wait until the adhaan finishes?

Answer

Praise be to Allaah.

It is better to respond to the adhaan first, then pray Tahiyyat al-Masjid, so as to combine two virtuous deeds. But the issue is flexible.

And Allaah is the source of strength. May Allaah bless our Prophet Muhammad and his family and companions.

Source: Al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah Li’l-Buhooth al-‘Ilmiyyah wa’l-Iftaa’, 7/273

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