Mistake in Sajda al-Sahw

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if making mistakes in the forgetfulness prostration invalidates the prayer.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What do I do when I make a mistake in sajda al-sahw [forgetfulness prostration]? And I mean the sajda al-sahw that you do by giving salam to the right and then […]

What Should We Do If the Imam Recites the Surah Aloud in Asr Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamualaikum If the imam unintentionally recites the surah aloud during asr prayer, what should we do? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Generally, the Hanafi jurists stipulated that the prostrations of forgetfulness (sajda al-sahw) are due when necessary (wajib) actions are forgetfully omitted. Amongst these is the necessity of […]

How Does One Recite the Tashahhud Correctly?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, (1) How does one recite the tashahhud correctly? (2) Is it true that in hanafi fiqh missing out sending blessings on the Prophet does not require performing prostrations of forgetfulness? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. (1) The […]

Women’s `Awra in Prayer and Rectifying Mistakes in the Prayer

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: Assalamu alaikum, 1.When reading the Qura’an sometimes I come across parts where one should make sujud, I am a female so, do I have to cover my hair and body before I make this sajdah? 2. When praying sunnah or fard sometimes I forget to do a few things […]

Is the Forgetfulness Prostration Necessary If You Don’t Immediately Rise After the Tashahhud in the First Sitting of a Four Cycle Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is the forgetfulness prostration necessary when a person is doing at-tahiyat in the second rak’ah and then begins to read durood shareef but stops and rises before it is finished? Answer: assalamu `alaykum The forgetfulness prostration would be necessary for one who recited blessings upon the Prophet (Allah bless […]

What Are the Proofs for the Hanafi Method of Performing the Forgetful Prostration?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question:What are the proofs for the forgetful prostration in the Hanafi madhab? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the best of health and spirits insha’Allah. According to the Hanafi school, it is a sunna to give one greeting (salam), to one’s right, before performing […]

Is the Prayer Valid If You Don’t Recite the Tashahhud?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: One of my friends doesn’t know how to recite the tashahhud. What can she do in her prayer as she doesn’t want to leave prayer? She is trying to memorize it. Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in the best of health and […]

Reciting the Tashahhud Before the Forgetfulness Prostration & Forgetting a Necessary (wajib) Act Behind the Imam

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: 1. According to the Hanafi school, how far do we need to recite in the final sitting if we intend on performing the forgetfulness prostration? 2. When behind an imam, what must one do if he leaves out a wajib? Is his prayer still valid if it was […]

How to Perform the Forgetfulness Prostration

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: How does one perform the forgetfulness prostration? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. For the forgetfulness prostration (which is necessary if a necessary [wajib] action was left forgetfully, and […]

Can I Perform The Forgetfulness Prostrations In Every Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can i make the forgetfulness prostration in every prayer, just in case I made a mistake that I didnt realize? Also, do i have to make up these prayers, since they could have been invalid? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, It would be prohibitively disliked, sinful, and a reprehensible […]