When reading salaah behind an imam, what does one read in the standing position (does the person following read surah fatiha and a surah)?

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Q: When reading salaah behind an imam, what does one read in the standing position (does the person following read surah fatiha and a surah)?

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A: The one performing Salaah behind the Imaam will remain silent. He will not recite Surah Faatiha nor a Surah.

And Allah Ta’ala knows best.

عن جابر قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من كان له إمام فقراءة الإمام له قراءة (السنن الكبرى للبيهقي رقم 3013)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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