Following the Hanafi Mazhab in a place where the majority follow the Shafi’ee Mazhab

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Q: I just want to ask, in our place I am the only one who follows the way of Imaam Abu hanifa on how he prays and the rest they pray like Imaam Shafi’ee, is that ok?


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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