While performing salah, does making salutations before the imam invalidate the salah?
Submitted by on Sat, 02/05/2015 - 16:41
Dear Brother / Sister,
To sit so long as to read At-tahiyyatu means that you have performed the fard of the salah. For this reason, the salah of the person who makes salutations and leaves the salah after reading At-tahiyyatu without waiting for the imam to make salutations is abominably acceptable. For, it is wajib to follow the imam regarding the issue.
In other words, his/her salah is all right as he/she carries out the fard, but he/she commits a makruh because he/she makes salutations without waiting for the imam. And such a practice is not appropriate.
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