What Should I Do When Praying Behind a Hanafi Imam Performing the Prostration of Forgetfulness?

Hanafi Fiqh

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam

Question:As salaamu alaykum,

I am a Shafii follower. When praying behind a Hanafi Imam performing the prostration of forgetfulness what should I do?

Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah,

I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah.

If the imam performs the prostration of forgetfulness, the follower would do the same, and end the prayer when he does.

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And Allah alone knows best.


Tabraze Azam

Checked & Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani