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Janaazah Salaah for Women

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Question and Answer:

 

  1. Can a woman perform Janaazah Salaah in the Haram behind the Imaam? I see many South African women not performing Janaazah Salaah behind the Imaam in the Haram.

 

(Question published as received)

 

  1. There is no obligation on women to perform Salaah in the Haram. However, in an event of women being present in the Haram at the time of Salaah or Janaazah Salaah, they may join and follow the Imaam of the Haram for the Fardh and Janaazah Salaah. (Al-Muheetul-Burhaani 2/197)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

 

Confirmation:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai               

 

(The answer hereby given is specifically based on the question asked and should be read together with the question asked. Islamic rulings on this Q&A newsletter are answered in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh unless otherwise stated.) 

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