Reciting Surah Naas in the first and second rakaat

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Q: If a person read Surah Naas in the first rakaat, what should he read in the second rakaat?


A: He should also recite Surah Naas in the second rakaat.

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

فإن اضطر بأن قرأ في الأولى قل أعوذ برب الناس أعادها في الثانية إن لم يختم نهر لأن التكرار أهون من القراءة منكوسا بزازية (رد المحتار 1/ 546)

فتاوى محمودية 10/ 503

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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