Fatwa: # 38871
Category: Prayer
Country: Kazakstan
Date: 3rd August 2017


Praying qadhaa witr in maghrib behind imam



Is it ok to pray qadaa witr salah behind a person who is praying maghrib.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

According to the Hanafi thought of school, it is impermissible to perform qadha of witr behind a person who is performing maghrib salah.[i]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

M. Mahmood Baig

Student Darul Iftaa

Jeddah, KSA 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[i]  عن أبي حنيفة رحمه الله تعالى في الوتر ثلاث روايات: في رواية قال: هو واجب، وفي رواية قال: هو سنة، وفي رواية قال: هو فرض، والصحيح أنه واجب عنده، ومعناه أنه فرض عملا لا اعتقادا، حتى إن جاحده لا يكفر، . . . . . . . (المحيط البرهاني: 2/ 265، إدارة القران المجلس العلمي)


وأن لا يكون الإمام مصليا فرضا غير فرضه. . . . .( حاشية الطحطاوي: / 395، دار قباء)


الذي يظهر أن جماعة الوتر تبع لجماعة التراويح وإن كان الوتر نفسه أصلا في ذاته، لان سنة الجماعة في الوتر إنما عرفت بالاثر تابعة للتراويح، على أنهم اختلفوا في أفضلية صلاتها بالجماعة بعد التراويح كما يأتي.... (رد المحتار: 2/48،  دار الفكر)

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