Muqtadi mistakenly reciting Durood Ebrahim in the second rakaat

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Q: Suppose we are offering 4 rakaaat namaz as a muqtadi and we are in the 2nd rakat of prayer and as we know in the 2nd rakat we are suppose to say only “At-tahiyyaat” but mistakenly you also said Durood Ebrahim, then what should one do if he is offering the namaz as a muqtadi?


A: Upon realizing, he should immediately stop reading. Since he is performing behind the imaam, the namaaz will be valid and sajda-e-sahw will not be waajib.

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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