Praying in places for committing sins

Reference: Sharh ‘Umdatil-Fiqh – Tape No.9, Question No.26

Question: Is it permissible to pray in places where it is known that they are places for committing sins?

Response: If it is pure [and clean], then there is no harm [in praying in such a place]. The issue is about purification; [so] if it is pure [and clean], then you can pray there.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.