What the Imam Says Before the Prayer

Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
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What the Imam Says Before the Prayer (72)
It is reported by way of 'Anas , that the Prophet said: Sawwoo sufoofakum, fa'inna taswiyatas-sufoofi min iqãmatis-salãti(87)

(87) Straighten your rows, for the straightening of the rows is [part] of the establishment of salãt.


Al-Albani said it was sound, and that it was reported by Al-Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood, and Ibn Majah. It is #3647 in Saheeh Al-Jãmi` As-Sagheer wa Ziyãdatih, and #674 in his Saheeh 'Abi Dawood

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