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Question # : 51497


I am living in Oman where majority of people are belong to the Ibadi sect of Muslim. My Question is: is it OK to pray Namaz behind Ibadi imam or I pray my own individual Namaz?

Answer : 51497

Published on: Feb 26, 2014

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 630/537/H=04/1435)

The Ibadi sect which exists in Oman Sultanate is a branch of Khawarij sect which is out of the fold of Islam. Salah behind the imam of this belief is invalid. (Ahsanul Fatawa 1:198) So, you should perform salah individually.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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