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How Should a Latecomer Complete His Prayer? (Shafi’i School)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, If I catch the last cycle of the Isha prayer how should I complete the rest of the prayer once the imam has finished? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, If you have performed the last rak’at of prayer with the imam in ‘Isha, you would follow […]

A Latecomer’s Prayer: When is One Considered to Have Missed A Cycle (rak`at)?

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: At what point is one considered to have missed a cycle (rak`at) of prayer when entering late on a congregation. If they are in bowing (ruku`) by the time you give your opening takbir, have you missed it, or is it at the prostration (sajda)? Does it differ between […]