Reciting incorrectly

Q: Does reciting a short letter long (like kawthar as kawthaar), and a long letter short (like ‘alaa reading as ‘ala) invalidate the salaah if it is done on purpose?

Bismillaah

A: No.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)