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One person prays in a certain spot in the mosque, and gets angry if someone else prays there. What is the ruling on this?

One person prays in a certain spot in the mosque, and gets angry if someone else prays there. What is the ruling on this?

Answer

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) prohibited a Muslim from reserving a certain spot in the mosque for performing prayers. It is the religious duty of other Muslims to tell this person that whoever takes a spot first is the one most deserving of it.
And God the Almighty knows best.
 

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