Hadith on Prayer: Women leading their household in prayer

Umm Waraqah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would visit her in her house, he appointed a caller to prayer for her, and he ordered her to lead the people of her household in prayer. Abdur Rahman ibn Khallad said, “I saw her caller to prayer. He was an old man.”

Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 591

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn al-Qayyim

Abu Hamid said, “It is recommended for men to pray in congregation and it is recommended for women to pray in congregation, whether it is an obligatory or voluntary prayer.”

Source: al-Majmūʻ Sharḥ al-Muhadhab 4/199

عَنْ أُمِّ وَرَقَةَ قالت كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَزُورُهَا فِي بَيْتِهَا وَجَعَلَ لَهَا مُؤَذِّنًا يُؤَذِّنُ لَهَا وَأَمَرَهَا أَنْ تَؤُمَّ أَهْلَ دَارِهَا قَالَ عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ فَأَنَا رَأَيْتُ مُؤَذِّنَهَا شَيْخًا كَبِيرً

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قَالَ أَبُو حَامِدٍ كُلُّ صَلَاةٍ اُسْتُحِبَّ لِلرِّجَالِ الْجَمَاعَةُ فِيهَا اُسْتُحِبَّ الْجَمَاعَةُ فِيهَا لِلنِّسَاءِ فَرِيضَةً كَانَتْ أَوْ نَافِلَةً

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