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 […]

Does a Latecomer Have to Utter the Takbir Before Performing the Missed Cycles of Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum. Does the latecomer has to say “Allahu Akbar”, when he rises after the group prayer has ended to perform the missed Rakats? Answer:Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes, the latecomer (masbuq) should say the takbir […]

The Rulings Related To A Latecomer & A Note On The Durr al-Mukhtar

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What does a latecomer do when completing the rest of his prayer? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. In the Durr al-Mukhtar, a commentary on the Tanwir al-Absar, Imam `Ala’ al-Din al-Haskafi begins by explaining the principle regarding the latecomer, and then gives an example, […]