28. The reason due to which it suffices for the Imam (Prayer leader) that he should exclaim once in the opening of the Prayer

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أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى عن الحسين بن سعيد، عن فضالة عن معاوية بن عمار، عن أبي عبد الله (ع) قال يجزيك إذا كنت وحدك ثلاث تكبيرات وإذا كنت اماما اجزاك تكبيرة واحدة لان معك ذا الحاجة والضعيف والكبير.

1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa, from Al Husayn Bin Saeed, from Fazalat, from Muawiya Bin Amaar, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘It suffices for you, if you were alone, three exclamations, and if you are a Prayer leader, one exclamation would suffice for you, because along with you are ones with the needs, and the weak, and the elderly’.