Two people performing Salaah in jamaat

Q: When two people pray together, should the follower stand next to and parallel to the imam, or should he stand slightly behind? I have heard conflicting opinions regarding this.

A: Slightly behind the imaam.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)