Recitation of follower behind the Imam
Recitation of follower behind the Imam


The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.


The Congregational prayers and the Conditions of Imama

Section:Description of the Following
Topic/Issue:1542 - Recitation of follower behind the Imam --
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam MalikFollower should undertake his recitation behind the imam in prayers with inaudible recitation, but he should not recite behind him when the recitation is audible to himThey exempted from the general implication of the words of the Prophet, "There is no prayer without the (recitation of) the fatiha al- Kitab ", only the case of the follower in a prayer with audible recitation, because of the prohibition of recitation in a prayer with audible recitation occurring in the Narration of Abu Huraira. They supported this with the words in 7:204. They said that this was related to prayer.
Imam Abu HanifaFollower should not recite behind the imam at allThey exempted (from the proscription) the obligatory recitation of the follower in group prayers, whether the prayer was with inaudible or audible recitation, and they confined the obligation of recitation to the cases of an imam and the single worshiper taking, into account the tradition of Jabir
Imam ShafiFollower should recite the umm al -Kitab and the rest in the case of prayers with inaudible recitation, and only the umm al -Kitab in the case of prayers with audible recitationThey exempted the recitation of the umm al- Quran alone from the proscription of recitation during audible recitation of the imam, based on narration of Ubada ibn al- Samit
Imam AhmadImam Ahmad made the distinction between the situation where the follower is able to hear the imam's recitation and the situation where he is notUsing the narration declared authentic by Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal. It is the narration that reports the Prophet (God's peace and blessings be upon him) as saying, "When the imam recites listen silently"
Evidences :Hadith of Abu Huraira, Hadith of Ubada ibn al- Samit, Hadith of Jabir, 4 - Quran [7:204] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Congregation, Imama, Follower, Recitation, Repeat
See Also:Recitation of follower behind the Imam
Last Updated:2011-04-22

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