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Saying Takbeer loudly when starting salaah

Fatwaa ID: 1161

Question:
Asalam alaikum
Is it necessary to say Takbeer loudly during the start of the prayer
I have seen some people saying it loudly while others say it quietly
Is there any difference of opinion amongst scholars about it

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

In principle, the Takbeer Tahreemah must be said audibly enough that one is able to hear himself. We often find people saying it loud enough for the masjid to hear. That is unnecessary and must be avoided.

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

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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