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Minimum number of people for congregational prayer

Published: 27/08/2011 10:06:00 PM GMT
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How many people must pray together for the prayer to be considered a congregational prayer?

Answered by

the Permanent Committee of Saudi Arabia for Fatw√Ę and Research

The congregational prayer requires at least two people. A child who is seven years old can be considered in congregation with one more person. However, it is much better for there to be a greater number of worshippers than this.

It is obligatory for men to go to the mosque to pray in the congregation there and not neglect

Source: Islam Today

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