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I know the hadith the one who knows most Quran to lead salah.

1. Does this mean in hifdh or the rulings? Because you know today many ppl only memorize but don’t know rulings.

2. In my home my daughters know more quran than me so should they lead me in prayer when we are praying together?

3. My son is 7 years old, am I allowed to lead him in prayer because he doesn’t know how to do basic prayer properly. He knows the actions and order but not tashahhud.

Umm Abdel-Malik and Zaynab El-Kateb:

1.- The one who memorized Quran and is most knowledgeable about prayer rulings is given priority to lead prayer if this is not found then the most knowledgeable regarding the rulings of prayer is to be assigned to lead the prayer.

2.- She is allowed to lead them in prayer.

3.- Shaikh Ibn Baz said that a woman should not lead her son in prayers even if he is still young.



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