Q 1: There is an Imam (the one who leads congregational Prayer) who recites in every Jahri Salah (Prayer recited out loud) the last Ayahs (Qur'anic verses) of the Surah (Qur'anic chapter) of Al-Baqarah. When he reaches
...So give us victory over the disbelieving people.
, Ma'mums (people being led by an Imam in Prayer) say "Ameen" aloud. Has this been authentically reported from the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him)? If not, what is the ruling on praying behind such people? Please advise us. May Allah reward you.
Saying Ameen audibly after reciting the last Ayahs of Al-Baqarah in Salah is a Bid`ah (innovation in religion). This requires advising worshippers to refrain from doing it; however, it does not invalidate the Salah. (Part No. 7; Page No. 181) May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.