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Dear Brother ,

I have a question regarding starting salat during ruku ?

I mean , when I reached to say my salat in mosque and found my imam to say RUKU , at that moment is it necessary to complete this RAKAT later on ? or not ?

Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)


Dear Brother,

Excellent Question.

I will strongly recommend the Boook "Prayer According to the Sunnah"

If you join the imam in RUKU ....that rakat you dont need to repeat. However if you have joined imam after ruku, then that rakaat will be counted as "missed" rakaat and you have to complete that rakaat after imam has completed the salaat from his side.

Bukhari Volumn 001, Book 010, Hadith Number 571.
Narated By Anas : The Prophet said, "If anyone forgets a prayer he should pray that prayer when he remembers it. There is no expiation except to pray the same." Then he recited: "Establish prayer for My (i.e. Allah's) remembrance." (20.14).


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