Reciting a soorah after al-Faatihah is not obligatory.
Reciting another soorah before al-Faatihah goes against the teaching of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him).
What should a non-Arab do for the adhkaar in salaah?.
It is mustahabb to recite a complete soorah after al-Faatihah in prayer.
Sending blessings upon the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allaah be upon him) when he is mentioned in obligatory and naafil prayers.
Ruling on reciting soorahs out of sequence when praying.
What should the person who is praying behind the imam do if the imam is silent for a long time after reciting al-Faatihah?.
Ruling on following the imam’s recitation in a book in which there is a translation of the meanings of the Qur’aan.
When he recites a verse during prayer he translates the meaning into his language in his mind.
Reciting a short soorah in the first rak‘ah and a longer soorah in the second.