Fatwa: # 3811
Category: Daily
Country: United States
Date: 24th September 2001

Title

Is it permissible for husband and wife to pray in Jamaat? If so, do both get additional reward than praying individually?Can the wife provide "luqma"

Question

Not sure how one would translate "luqma" into English.

Answer

It is preferable for a female to perform her Salaat individually. However,
if she performs Salaat with her husband, she should stand completely behind
him without any limb of hers being in line with the husband. The wife may
give Luqma (correction) to the husband only if she joins him in Salaat.

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
FATWA DEPT.

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