Category: Daily
Fatwa#: 19331
Asked Country: Pakistan

Answered Date: Jun 23,2011

Title: I was praying behind an imam and thought that he is going in ruku so I opened my hand. Then after realizing I closed them again. Is the salah valid?

Question

I was praying behind imam in fajr salah and imam was in qiyam doing qirat. I mistakenly thought of him going into ruku and opened both my hands to goto ruku. I realized he is not going into ruku and joined both hands again in qiyam. Is my salah valid?

Answer

Assalāmu `alaikum Warahmatullāhi Wabrakatuh,

The salah is valid.

And Allah Ta'ala Knows Best,

Muftī Ebrahim Desai

Daruliftaa
35 Candella Rd, Durban, South Africa

www.daruliftaa.net

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