I'am used to do raf'ol yadayn in prayer... but when I am praying behind an imam, can I do rafol yadayn when imam didn't?
or shouldn't I do that and need to follow the imam?
If I do so, will my salat be weak?


You can do that even if the imam doesn’t.

  • Always back-up this kind of claims with Qur'an or Sahih Hadith. Otherwise carries no weight. People like me will think you just heard it "somewhere", or it's just your opinion. – the kamilz Jul 5 '18 at 8:08
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    @Marwan But then you won't be "following" the Imam right??? – Ahmed Jul 5 '18 at 16:48
  • @Ahmed In that case if the imam doesn’t pray according to sunnah for example, he doesn’t move his index finger in Tashahhud or doesn’t do the mutawarrikan position with his feets then even you have to leave the sunnahs? Of course the answer is no. You do the sunnahs even if the imam doesn’t do it. – Marwan Ansari Jul 5 '18 at 18:52
  • @MarwanAnsari I guess your point raises the issue of can one pray behind an imam of a different madhab! Allah knows best. I hope we find an answer. – Ahmed Jul 6 '18 at 6:16
  • @Ahmed Truly Allah knows best. My personal opinion is that we can pray behind anyone who is a Muslim. Doesn't matter what madhab the imam belongs to. – Marwan Ansari Jul 6 '18 at 10:15

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