Hanafi Imaam reciting bismillah aloud in Salaah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is it permissible for a Hanafi Imaam to recite Bissmillah aloud during his Salaah?


A: According to the Hanafi mazhab, Bismillah should be recited softly. Reciting Bismillah aloud in Salaah is makrooh.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)