Children standing in a separate saff for Salaah

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Q: Can a child stand with the man in the same row for Salaah. Does the child have to stand in a separate row. Is there any harm for the child to stand with the men. Mufti saheb if there is any hadeeth or reference please do mention it.


A: Children should stand in a separate row.

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


Answered by:

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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