Reciting one Aayat in Salaah

Q: If one has many years of Qadha salah can one read one ayah per rakah, eg. the starting ayaats of Surah Baqarah, is it sufficient to recite 1 ayah which runs into 1 or 1.5 lines?


A: If the aayat had 30 huroof or more, then one can suffice on reciting one aayat. Refer to

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)