If a Man Doesn’t Do Isha With Jamaat Can They Be the Imam for Taraweeh Salaah?

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Fatwa ID: 06069

 

Answered by: Shaykh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Umarji

 

Question:

 

If a man doesn’t do isha with jamaat can they be the imam for Taraweeh salaah?

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

 

The time for Taraweeh starts after the Isha Salaah.1 As long as the Imam performed Isha Salaah prior to leading Taraweeh, the prayer will be valid.2

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Shaykh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Umarji

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

 

1 Nurul Idhaah , Page 100, Zam Zam Publishers

 

2 Fatawa Rahimiyah, Volume 2, Page 193, Darul Ishaat

 

 

 

 

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