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Ruling 879

In the sacred law of Islam, it has been highly advised to perform prayers in a mosque; and the best of all mosques is Masjid al-Ḥarām, and after that the Mosque of the Prophet (Ṣ), and after that the Mosque of Kufa, and after that the al-Aqsa Mosque, and after that the jāmiʿ mosque24 of every town, and after that one’s local mosque, and after that a mosque in the bazaar.

24 As defined in Ruling 1728 ,a jāmiʿ mosque is one that is not particular to a specific group of people but is frequented by people from different areas of the town.