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Straightening the rows is essential for the perfection of Salah

Question

What is the level of authenticity of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Straighten your rows, for straightening of the rows in Salah is essential for the offering of Salah correctly”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 723 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 433)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar