Category: Mathaahib (Schools of Thought)
Fatwa#: 17731
Asked Country: West Indies

Answered Date: Mar 17,2009

Title: Can a Shafi scholar pray behind a Hanafi scholar?


can a shafee scholar pray behind ahanafi scholareven though he toucheshiswife and then leads the salah ? jazakAllah khair


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh


If you are a Shāfi'ī, we suggest you keep a close contact with a local Shāfi'ī scholar who you can refer to with your questions, such as this one.  It is best if questions related to Shāfi'ī fiqh are answered by Shāfi'ī scholars as they know all the intricacies of their madhhab.

And Allah knows best

Wassalamu Alaikum

Ml. Abrar Mirza,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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