Praying Behind Salafis and Shias – Shafii

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed

Is it permissible for a Hanafi or Shafii to pray behind: A Salafi (Ghayr Muqallid) who is neither Ashari nor Maturidi in Aqaid? Ithna Ashari Shias?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


Wa Alaykum Assalam wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu,


In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful & Compassionate



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