Fatwa: # 15316
Category: Daily
Country: Pakistan
Date: 5th June 2007


In our Mosque normally Imam saheb in Zoher pray start jamat without performing 4 rakat sunnat. . According to Shariat is it ok or not?


In our Mosque normally Imam saheb in Zoher pray start jamat  without performing 4 rakat sunnat.  . According to Shariat is it ok or not?



In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

The four rakats before zohar salah is sunnate-muakkadah. It is a sin to leave out those sunnats. It is advisable for one to perform his sunnats at home. It is possible the Imam of your musjid is practicing on sunnah.

And Allah knows best


Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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