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Does Leaving the Recitation of the Basmala Before Reciting the Fatiha Invalidate My Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaikum, Does living the recitation of the basmala before reciting the fatiha invalidate my prayer? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. Reciting the basmala (bismi’l Llahi’r Rahmani’r Rahim) before reciting the Fatiha is an emphasized sunna action of the […]

What Is the Minimum Number of Verses Which Need to Be Recited in a Voluntary Prayer? What Should I Do When I Have Recited Surah Al Nas in the First Cycle of Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, 1. What is the minimum number of verses which need to be recited in a voluntary prayer? 2. If by mistake Surah al-Nas is recited in the first cycle of a 2 cycles prayer then which Surah should I recite in the second cycle? Answer: Wa alaikum […]

Why is the Minimum Amount of Recitation in Prayer in the Hanafi School so Low?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Salam, I would like to know why in the Hanafi school can three verses be read in place of a surah during prayer. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. The shortest chapter in the […]

What is the Minimum Recitation in Prayer–and Specifically in Tarawih Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum. After recitation of the Fatihah, what is the shortest amount of Qur’an that can be recited? Does this apply to the imam, and what if he read less? Is this different for Taraweeh? When leading oneself and one recites less than this minimum and forgets the next verse, […]