If a Hafiz Makes a Mistake in a Long Ayah in Taraweeh Salaah and Then Intends To Correct It the Next Day

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Fatwa ID: 04968

 

Answered by: Maulana Shadman Ahmed

 

Question

 

If a hafiz makes a mistake in a long ayah in Taraweeh Salaah, and then intends to correct it the next day, is it permissible to read the portion they made a mistake on rather than the whole ayah?

 

 

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

 

Answer:

 

The verses are sentences of speech that carry complete meaning. If the meaning makes sense, then it would be permissible to start from the middle of the verse. It would be better to repeat an ayat or two before the mistake.[1]

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Shadman Ahmed

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

[1] Hasan al-Shurunbulālī,Nūr al-Īdāḥ, Vol. 1. Pg. 113-116. vols. (al-Maktabah al-’Aṣariyyah, 1069H); MuḥammadAmīn `Ibn ’Abidīn, Radd al-Muḥtār ’Alā al-Durr al-Mukhtār, Vol. 1. Pg. 632. vols. (Dār al-Fikr, 1252H).

 

 

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