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IslamQA: What to do if you make a mistake during salah (formal prayer)?

What would one do if they make a mistake during salah. For example I think I forgot to read a surah so I stopped praying and started my salah again. I know you're not meant to stop but I though my prayer would be invalid, have I committed a sin by doing that?

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2 years ago

I sat down in the third rakat and recited the atayat soorah is my namaz invalid?