Author(s): Heba bint Abdul Latif bin Ahmed Al-Saleh
The current study dealt with congregational prayer at home in light of the epidemic of the COVID-19. During the outbreak of this pandemic, people need to explain the shari opinion of this calamity that occurs at the present time, especially as it is related to a great pillar of Islam, which is prayer because of its importance. The research method is the inductive analytical approach. The research was divided into an introduction, three topics and a conclusion. In the first topic, the researcher dealt with the definition of epidemics, linguistically and procedurally, and the statement of the legal method in dealing with them. In the second topic, the researcher dealt with the definition of congregational prayer and the shari opinion on performing it in mosques. In the third topic, the researcher dealt with the definition of the COVID-19 and then explained the shari opinion on performing congregational prayers at home in light of the outbreak of this epidemic. Finally, the researcher presented a conclusion that included the most important results.