Can I Make up Supplications and Can I Raise My Hands in Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum As a Hanafi can I make supplications in prayer which are not found in Hadiths and can I raise my haise in prayer in order to follow the sunna of other schools? Answer: Wa’alaikum assalam. I hope this finds you in the best of states. Jazakum Allah […]

Should I Avoid Raising My Hands When Praying With Hanafis? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am extremely grateful for this platform which gives me the option of asking questions regarding fiqh. May Allah reward you for the inconvenience I am causing you by asking several questions. 1. When I pray in my local mosque, who is Hanafi, in order to avoid […]

Is It Recommended to Raise My Hands in Supplication After the Call to Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I was told to not raise my hands in supplication after giving/hearing the call to prayer. Is it recommended to raise my hands in supplication after the call to prayer? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Raising the hands when engaging in supplication is established from the sunna. The Prophet (blessings and […]

As a Shafi’i Should I Avoid to Raise My Hands When Praying Behind a Hanafi Imam? (Shafi’i School)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam’aleykum, 1. As a Shafi’i should I avoid to raise my hands when praying behind a Hanafi Imam? 2. Should I recite the Fatiha while praying behind an Imam? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Following the Imam As a follower, you are supposed to follow the Imam leading […]