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Accidentally reading a text in salaah

Fatwaa ID: 402

Question:

السلام عليكم ورحمة اللّه وبركاته
I had a question regarding the accidental reading of text while in Salah. Sometimes when reading Salah in our external vision or while going into sujood we may accidentally read some text on the back of someones shirt or another example would be reading text on ones owns socks whilst in ruku. My question was does this constitute our Salah to become invalid and if so how can we avoid this?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

We take note of the details of your query. Your salaah will be valid in the enquired situations. You should immediately bring your focus back to your salaah.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

06/23/1444 AH – 01/16/2023 CE | AMG3-3167

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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