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Should I Perform the Prostration of Recital Even If I Was Not in a State of Purity?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam alaykum, When at home my daughter recites Qur’an while I do housework. I do not wear hijab nor do I have wudu when this occurs. She lets me know when she recites verses of prostration but are they valid in these conditions? If she recites while I am […]

Is Prostration Necessary if One Hears the Recording of a Verse of Prostration?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Is prostration necessary if one hears the recording of a verse of prostration? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. (1) The obligation to prostrate, upon the one who hears […]

Should I Perform the Prostration of Recital Even If I Can’t Hear Clearly the Recitation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum. My mother usually reads Qur’an in her room next to mine but I can’t hear her clearly. If a verse of prostration is recited what should I do? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this reaches you in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. […]

How Many Verses of Prostration Are in the Qur’an?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam Alaikum wa rehmatalllah wa’barakatahu. In a book of salat the sijdah al tilawaah section stated, “In the Quran, there are fourteen places where the prostration becomes wajib if reciting or reading or even listening to those portions. On these places in the Quran, (السجدة) is written on the […]

Is the Prostration of Recitation Required in Prayer in the Maliki School?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I want inquire if Sujood during recitation of Qur’an is compulsory also during salat in the Maliki School. If I recite a verse that requires sujood in salat, will I offer the sujood and continue with my recitation? Answer: According to the Maliki school, the prostration of recitation (sajda […]

The Prostration of Recital (Sajda al-Tilawa) in the Maliki School

Answered by Ustadha Saira AbuBakr Question: How is the sajda of tilawah done (perform) in the Maliki School? What will a person do if it falls in the makruh times of prayer? Answer: assalamu alaikum wa RahmatuAllah, One says one takbir (Allahu Akbar) to go into prostration (sajda), performs one prostration, and then one takbir […]

Prostration of Recital from a Recording

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Does one have to perform sajdah for every time an ayah is heard, for e.g. on a mp3 player consisting of sajdah tilawah?   Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. No, you do not have to prostrate after hearing a […]

Does One Have to Make Up Prostrations of Recital Heard During Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Baraktuhu I am a teacher at a Hifz school, and invariably each day one of my students recites an ayah which requires sajdah. Although I do make these sajdah as soon as possible, I was wondering what I should do on the days of […]

The Ruling on Delaying or Forgetting the Prostration of Recital

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh, Insha’Allah you are in the best of health and Iman. 1. In the Hanafi school, can you delay the prostration of recital once reciting it? 2. If you did delay, then forgot and remembered the next day or even later, do we still […]

When Memorizing a Sura, Do I Have to Prostrate Every Single Time I Repeat a Verse of Prostration?

Answered by Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu InshaAllah this reaches you in the best of health and Iman Shaykh. When you are memorizing a surah and there is a Sajdah Tilawah in an ayah, is one required to make sajdah for evertime they read this ayah? Because when memorising you repeat […]