Is My Friday Prayer Valid if the Khutba Is Missed?

Hanafi Fiqh

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani


Is my Friday prayer valid if the khutba is missed?

Your prayer is valid if you entered the Friday prayer before the Imam gave the closing salams. However, it is a religious duty to attend the entire Friday prayer.

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, a distinguished scholar in the Islamic sciences, is the Founder and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance. He studied under renowned scholars globally for ten years, beginning in Damascus and continuing in Amman, Jordan. Notable mentors include Shaykh Adib al-Kallas and Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi. After completing his studies, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in 2007 and established SeekersGuidance, dedicated to spreading reliable, relevant, and inspiring Islamic knowledge online and on the ground.