Should I Follow the School of the People of My Local Mosque When Praying With Them?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam aleykum, I usually go to a nearby mosque. In the congregational prayer after Sura Fatiha the people there say ameen loudly and at the end of the prayer they give salam after the imam gave salam to his right and left. As I follow the Hanafi school should […]

Should I Follow a Fast Imam Even if It Entails Not Reciting the Fatiha? [Shafi'i School]

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: My question is in regards to reciting surah fatiha and following the imam. I was reciting surah fatiha behind the imam but the imam was so fast that when the imam was in ruku, I was still reciting fatiha. Is my prayer valid? Answer: Assalamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa […]