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Q: I heard this from someone. Wanted to know if it is authentic

1. Imam Ahmed bin hambel said “tell your child to offer prayer and keep doing this for three days. If he doesn’t listen, kill him on the 4th day.

2. Fold the ja-e-namaz/musalla/praying mat after you finish praying otherwise shaitaan comes and sits/prays on it.


A: This is not correct.

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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