Lunar and Solar Eclipses: An Islamic Perspective

– Prepared by AL-Islaah Publications The word Khusuf signifies eclipse. According to the majority of learned jurists, prayer (Salaah) on the occasion of an eclipse is Sunnat. According to Abu Hanifa (R.A.), there are two rakaats of Salaah for the solar eclipse in congregation (jamaat) without any sermon (khutba), and two rakaats for the lunar without congregation. According […]

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