Standing position for a congregational prayer of two… – (Hanbali Fiqh)

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When the congregational prayer consists of two people then it is preferable for the one standing to the right of Imam to also stand slightly behind him, just to be extra sure that he doesn’t go ahead of the Imam and as a result invalidate the prayer.

[Check: al-Mubdi’, Sharh al-Muntaha, and al-Kashhaf].

This answer was collected from The Hanbali Madhhab website. The answers to the questions are given by Imam Zahed Fattah in accordance to the Hanbali School of Jurisprudence.

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