Peforming Dhuhr Salah behind someone performing Asr Salah

Peforming Dhuhr Ṣalāh behind someone performing ʿAṣr Ṣalāh

Question

I am a Ḥanafī, and I prayed behind a congregation at university with the intention of Dhuhr Ṣalāh. Later, I realised they were performing ʿAṣr Ṣalāh. Do I have to repeat the Ṣalāh?

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Munfarid reciting loudly in daytime Nafl Salah

Munfarid reciting loudly in daytime Nafl Ṣalāh

Question

Is it permissible for a person performing Nafl Ṣalāh alone during daytime to recite the Qurʾān loudly?

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Knowledge of contemporary affairs and customs

Knowledge of contemporary affairs and customs

Question

Can you please provide the source of the following statement which I understand is in Radd al-Muḥtār: من لم يعرف أهل زمانه فهو جاهل  (Whoever is not familiar with the people of his era, then he is ignorant)

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Is it necessary for the Imam of the locality to lead Janazah Salah

Is it necessary for the Imām of the locality to lead Janāzah Ṣalāh?

Question

(1) Is it necessary for the Imām of the locality to participate and lead Janāzah Ṣalāh?

(2) Can the Imām of the locality insist on leading Janāzah Ṣalāh?

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Should the Imam of the local Masjid lead Janazah Salah or the Wali?

Should the Imām of the local Masjid lead Janāzāh Ṣalāh or the Walī?

Question

Is it better for the Imām of the local Masjid to lead Janāzah Ṣalāh or the walī such as the son or father?

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