I am bit concerned about our IMAM during the Fajr Prayer Our Imam used to record the sura which he recites during the prayer.
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I am bit concerned about our IMAM during the Fajr Prayer Our Imam used to record the sura which he recites during the prayer, he switch on & switch off the recorder while in prayer is it allowed. Please advise
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Your Question: I am bit concerned about our IMAM during the Fajr Prayer Our Imam used to record the sura which he recites during the prayer, he switch on & switch off the recorder while in prayer is it allowed. Please advise
Although it would be best and closest to the Sunnah that the person praying or leading the prayer congregation concentrates completely on their prayers, the mere touching of a on/off switch of a recorder is not something which would invalidate ones prayer.
If the imam leading the prayer wishes to record his recitation for any reason whatsoever, it would be better if he starts the recording before he declares the takbeer to start the prayer, and closes the recording after he has declared the tasleems to signal the end of prayer. But if for any reason, the imam chose to press the on/off switch on the recorder during the prayers, that by itself would not invalidate his prayers. And Allah Alone Knows Best.
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