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What Is the Number of Cycles for the Obligatory Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum What is the number of rak’ats (cycles) for the obligatory prayers? What are the prayers besides the obligatory prayers? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The obligatory cycles (rak`ats) are seventeen: two at Fajr, four at Zuhr, `Asr and `Isha, and three at Maghrib. The three cycles […]

Is the Prayer of the Follower Invalid by Standing Along With His Imam for an Extra Cycle of Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum. If the Imam stood up after the last sitting for an extra cycle and the follower stood up with him then, is the prayer of the follower invalid? What about a latecomer? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. If […]