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The first, second, third and fourth questions of Fatwa no. 6036
Q 1 and 2: What is the ruling on the congregational Salah? Does the term "congregational" refer to the congregation observed in the Masjid (mosque)?
What is the ruling on a man having no excuse not to offer prayers in the Masjid though living nearby?
A: Offering the congregational Salah is obligatory and whoever abandons it without a justifiable reason is sinful.
(Part No. 7; Page No. 284)
When using the term "congregational" in a general sense, it refers to the congregation observed in the Masjid, if it is established, and a Muslim is able to join it.

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`Abdullah ibn Qa`ud `Abdullah ibn Ghudayyan `Abdul-Razzaq `Afify `Abdul-`Aziz ibn `Abdullah ibn Baz



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