When should the muazzin start the iqaamah?

Q:

1. When should the muazzin start the iqaamah? When the Imaam is on the musallah? When the Imaam is visible?

2. At what stage should the muqtadis stand up?

Bismillaah

A:

1. When the imaam is visible.

2. When they see the imaam.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)