Praying behind the traveller

Reference: al-Fataawa as-Sa’diyyah – Page 126, Question 8

Question: What should the resident do if he prays behind the traveller?

Response: If the resident prays behind the traveller [leading the prayer] – who has shortened his prayer, then the resident’s prayer behind him is correct; So when the [traveller] imaam completes the prayer, then the resident must stand and complete the remaining two rak’ahs of the prayer.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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