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A traveller performing Full Salaah behind a non-traveller

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by TheMufti.com

Q. Do I have to perform short Salaah as a Musaafir if I am performing Salaah behind an Imaam who is performing full Salaah?


A. In the inquired case, if a traveller (Musaafir) is performing Salaah behind an Imaam who is a non-traveller (Muqeem), a traveller will perform the full Salaah behind the Imaam like a non-traveller.

A traveller will perform a short Salaah (Qasr) if he is leading a congregation in Salaah or if he/she is performing Salaah individually. (Mabsoot 2/105)

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Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

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